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The Black Tulip

The Black Tulip
207 Brevard Ave
Cocoa, FL 32922
(321)631-1133

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1 Food Service Inspection Since July 1, 2014
Inspection For: BLACK TULIP (THE)
License Number: 1501814
License ID: 2133550
Inspection Visit ID: 5289093
Inspection Date: Friday, October 17, 2014
Inspection Number: 2399697
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 6
Number of High Priority Violations: 0
Number of Intermediate Violations: 0
Number of Basic Violations: 6
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
24-27-4 Basic.Clean equipment/dishware/utensils stored next to handwash/food preparation sink exposed to splash. Ladles being stored by HWS next to fryer in kitchen
14-09-4 Basic.Cutting board has cut marks and is no longer cleanable. Red cutting board in kitchen
12B-02-4 Basic.Employee eating in a food preparation or other restricted area. Drink cup on hot line over prep table
36-62-4 Basic.Light not functioning. Over hot line
51-18-4 Basic.No copy of latest inspection report available.
14-41-4 Basic.Walk-in cooler gasket torn/in disrepair. Left side produce WIC. Gasket broken and be held on by tape

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4 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014
Inspection For: BLACK TULIP (THE)
License Number: 1501814
License ID: 2133550
Inspection Visit ID: 5166768
Inspection Date: Friday, February 28, 2014
Inspection Number: 2343089
Visit Number: 2
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Call Back - Complied - Return visit from a previous warning found violations to be corrected.
Total Number of Violations: 3
Number of High Priority Violations: 0
Number of Intermediate Violations: 1
Number of Basic Violations: 2
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
14-18-4 Basic.Beverage tubing/cold plate not separated from stored ice. At bar **Warning**
36-37-4 Basic.Ceiling not smooth, nonabsorbent and easily cleanable in food preparation, food storage, warewashing areas or bathroom. Prep area **Warning**
31A-13-4 Intermediate.Employee used handwash sink as a dump sink. Cookline **Warning**

Inspection For: BLACK TULIP (THE)
License Number: 1501814
License ID: 2133550
Inspection Visit ID: 5175676
Inspection Date: Thursday, January 09, 2014
Inspection Number: 2375493
Visit Number: 2
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Complaint Full
Inspection Disposition: Call Back - Complied - Return visit from a previous warning found violations to be corrected.
Total Number of Violations: 6
Number of High Priority Violations: 0
Number of Intermediate Violations: 2
Number of Basic Violations: 4
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
36-74-4 Basic.Build-up of soil/debris on the floor along the walls, baseboards, cabinets and/or equipment.
36-31-4 Basic.Hole in ceiling. Small holes throughout.
38-01-4 Basic.Light shield damaged/in disrepair. By walk in cooler.
36-72-4 Basic.Walk-in cooler/walk-in freezer floor soiled. Food debris, under shelving.
53B-13-4 Intermediate.Proof of required state approved employee training not available for some employees. To order approved program food safety material, call DBPR's contracted provider: Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (SafeStaff) 866-372-7233. Currently on warning.
22-01-4 Intermediate.Soda gun soiled. Bar area.

Inspection For: BLACK TULIP (THE)
License Number: 1501814
License ID: 2133550
Inspection Visit ID: 5175176
Inspection Date: Tuesday, January 07, 2014
Inspection Number: 2375493
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Complaint Full
Inspection Disposition: Warning Issued - Sanitary and/or safety conditions require the inspector to return in the near future to ensure corrective action has been taken for violations found.
Total Number of Violations: 12
Number of High Priority Violations: 2
Number of Intermediate Violations: 4
Number of Basic Violations: 6
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
36-74-4 Basic.Build-up of soil/debris on the floor along the walls, baseboards, cabinets and/or equipment.
13-03-4 Basic.Employee with no hair restraint while engaging in food preparation. **Corrected On-Site**
36-31-4 Basic.Hole in ceiling. Small holes throughout.
38-01-4 Basic.Light shield damaged/in disrepair. By walk in cooler.
33-16-4 Basic.Open dumpster lid.
36-72-4 Basic.Walk-in cooler/walk-in freezer floor soiled. Food debris, under shelving.
08A-09-4 High Priority.Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food in walk-in cooler. Raw eggs over opened bucket of sauce, in walk in cooler. **Corrected On-Site**
35A-04-4 High Priority.Rodent activity present as evidenced by rodent droppings found. Observed 6 dried, old rodent dropping in dish room area on floor under machine, and three old rodent droppings in dry storage area. No rodent droppings appear to be in food preparation areas. All droppings appear to be old, not fresh. Per deputy district manager, next day warning issued.
31B-02-4 Intermediate.No paper towels or mechanical hand drying device provided at handwash sink.
53B-13-4 Intermediate.Proof of required state approved employee training not available for some employees. To order approved program food safety material, call DBPR's contracted provider: Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (SafeStaff) 866-372-7233. Currently on warning.
02C-02-4 Intermediate.Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food prepared onsite and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked. Cooked chicken, crab, **. Repeat Violation**
22-01-4 Intermediate.Soda gun soiled. Bar area.

Inspection For: BLACK TULIP (THE)
License Number: 1501814
License ID: 2133550
Inspection Visit ID: 5040363
Inspection Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Inspection Number: 2343089
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Warning Issued - Sanitary and/or safety conditions require the inspector to return in the near future to ensure corrective action has been taken for violations found.
Total Number of Violations: 24
Number of High Priority Violations: 1
Number of Intermediate Violations: 6
Number of Basic Violations: 17
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
14-18-4 Basic.Beverage tubing/cold plate not separated from stored ice. At bar **Warning**
51-11-4 Basic.Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured. **Warning**
36-37-4 Basic.Ceiling not smooth, nonabsorbent and easily cleanable in food preparation, food storage, warewashing areas or bathroom. Prep area **Warning**
24-09-4 Basic.Clean equipment stored on floor. Cutting boards **Warning**
24-10-4 Basic.Clean knives/utensils stored in crevices between equipment. Scrappers between prep table and wall in prep area. **Warning**
25-10-4 Basic.Coffee filters not stored in a protected manner to prevent contamination. **Warning**
14-09-4 Basic.Cutting board has cut marks and is no longer cleanable. Cook line table **Warning**
14-11-4 Basic.Equipment in poor repair. Microwave handle **. Repeat Violation** **Warning**
36-41-4 Basic.Fan cover in walk-in cooler has accumulation of dust/debris. **Warning**
08B-38-4 Basic.Food stored on floor. Box of frozen vegetables in prep area. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
10-08-4 Basic.Ice scoop handle in contact with ice. At bar. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
10-19-4 Basic.In-use tongs stored on oven door handle and handle of rolling cart **Warning**
38-07-4 Basic.Lights in food preparation, food storage or warewashing area missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers. Store room **Warning**
51-18-4 Basic.No copy of latest inspection report available. **Warning**
31B-04-4 Basic.No handwashing sign provided at a hand sink used by food employees. At bar **Warning**
12B-13-4 Basic.Opened employee beverage container in a cold holding unit with food to be served to customers. Glass of soda in 2 door glass cooler in kitchen. **. Repeat Violation** **Warning**
24-18-4 Basic.Silverware/utensils stored upright with the food-contact surface up. On rolling cart on kitchen, silverware holder in dish area and cutting area. **. Repeat Violation** **Warning**
41-08-4 High Priority.Toxic substance/chemical stored by or with clean or in-use utensils. Fabuloso on clean dish shelf **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
22-20-4 Intermediate.Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine. **Warning**
31A-13-4 Intermediate.Employee used handwash sink as a dump sink. Cookline **Warning**
31A-11-4 Intermediate.Handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing. Cups in bar hand sink. **Warning**
53A-05-4 Intermediate.No currently certified food service manager on duty with four or more employees engaged in food preparation/handling. Upon arrival only 3 employees, but throughout inspection more employees showed up, none were certified food managers. Manager showed at end of inspection. **Warning**
53B-02-4 Intermediate.No proof of required state approved employee training provided for employee hired more than 60 days ago. To order approved program food safety material, call DBPR's contracted provider: Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (SafeStaff) 866-372-7233. **Warning**
02C-02-4 Intermediate.Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food prepared onsite and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked. Various meats **. Repeat Violation** **Warning**

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013
Inspection For: BLACK TULIP (THE)
License Number: 1501814
License ID: 2133550
Inspection Visit ID: 4659206
Inspection Date: Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Inspection Number: 2186723
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 18
Number of High Priority Violations: 3
Number of Intermediate Violations: 5
Number of Basic Violations: 10
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
23-06-4 Basic.Build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. Heavy build up on walk in shelving. **. Repeat Violation**
36-74-4 Basic.Build-up of soil/debris on the floor along the walls, baseboards, cabinets and/or equipment.
13-03-4 Basic.Employee with no hair restraint while engaging in food preparation.
14-11-4 Basic.Equipment in poor repair. Microwave handle.
36-62-4 Basic.Light not functioning. Kitchen.
38-07-4 Basic.Lights in food preparation, food storage or warewashing area missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers. Dry storage room. **Corrected On-Site**
33-16-4 Basic.Open dumpster lid.
12B-13-4 Basic.Opened employee beverage container in a cold holding unit with food to be served to customers.
24-18-4 Basic.Silverware/utensils stored upright with the food-contact surface up.
14-17-4 Basic.Walk-in cooler/freezer shelves with rust that has pitted the surface.
35A-03-4 High Priority.Dead roaches on premises. Observed one dead , large style roach, bug. **Corrected On-Site**
22-41-4 High Priority.Dishmachine chlorine sanitizer not at proper minimum strength. Discontinue use of dishmachine for sanitizing and set up manual sanitization until dishmachine is repaired and sanitizing properly.
08A-04-4 High Priority.Raw animal food stored over/with ready-to-eat food in chest freezer y not all products commercially packaged. Chicken directly on top of corn. **Corrected On-Site**
22-24-4 Intermediate.Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance on/around soda dispensing nozzles. Bar.
31A-03-4 Intermediate.Handwash sink not accessible for employee use due to items stored in the sink. Utensil bucket, in prep room. **Corrected On-Site**
14-14-4 Intermediate.Nonfood-grade basting brush used in food.
02C-02-4 Intermediate.Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food prepared onsite and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked. Missing on some items, cooked meats, etc.
41-17-4 Intermediate.Spray bottle containing toxic substance not labeled. Purple cleansers in bar area. **. Repeat Violation**

Inspection For: BLACK TULIP (THE)
License Number: 1501814
License ID: 2133550
Inspection Visit ID: 4659205
Inspection Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Inspection Number: 2186722
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 8
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 4
Number of Noncritical Violations: 4
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
02-22-1 Critical.- Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked. Cooked eggs,meats, etc.
09-04-1 Critical.- Observed bare hand contact of ready-to-eat food by employees and establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure in effect. Handling puff pastry.
13-03-1 Observed employee with no hair restraint. Cook
22-27-1 Critical.- Observed food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits. Heavily soiled cutting boards.
23-06-1 Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. Heavy, walk in cooler shelving.
36-13-1 Observed grease/ debris accumulated under cooking equipment.
38-10-1 Light not functioning. Cook line.
41B-03-1 Critical.- Observed unlabeled spray bottle. White cleanser , over hand sink. **. Repeat Violation**

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012
Inspection For: BLACK TULIP (THE)
License Number: 1501814
License ID: 2133550
Inspection Visit ID: 4317608
Inspection Date: Thursday, February 09, 2012
Inspection Number: 2077797
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 11
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 8
Number of Noncritical Violations: 3
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
02-22-1 Critical. Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked. Cooked meats, etc. Repeat Violation.
03A-07-1 Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Quiche at room temperature , not cooked today. Corrected On Site. Less than 4 hours, rapid chilled.
08A-15-1 Critical. Food not stored in a clean/dry location that is not exposed to splash/dust. Observed tray of food on top of trash can. Corrected On Site.
08A-29-1 Critical. Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area. Cooked chicken, shrimp, etc. Repeat Violation.
09-04-1 Critical. Observed bare hand contact of ready-to-eat food by employees and establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure in effect. Handling cooked meat, peppers for wraps. Corrected On Site.
10-04-1 In-use utensil for nonpotentially hazardous food not stored in a clean, protected location. In between equipment ,spatula. Corrected On Site.
12B-07-1 Critical. Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. Cook line. Corrected On Site.
12B-07-1 Critical. Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. Prep table. Corrected On Site.
15-30-1 Shelves attached to walls in walk-ins not constructed of materials that are corrosion resistant, non-absorbent, smooth and easily cleanable. Peeling and rusted. Repeat Violation.
24-05-1 Clean glasses, cups, utensils, pots and pans not stored inverted or in a protected manner. Silverware, handle facing down. Corrected On Site.
41B-03-1 Critical. Observed unlabeled spray bottle. Window cleaner, bar. Corrected On Site.

Inspection For: BLACK TULIP (THE)
License Number: 1501814
License ID: 2133550
Inspection Visit ID: 4317609
Inspection Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Inspection Number: 2077798
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 11
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 8
Number of Noncritical Violations: 3
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
02-07-1 Critical. Observed processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening. Cheeses, etc.
02-13-2 Critical. Required consumer advisory for raw/undercooked animal food not provided. Sign fell down. Corrected On Site.
02-22-1 Critical. Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked. Cooked chicken, shrimp, etc.
03A-07-1 Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Cut melons not on ice. 46 degrees. Corrected On Site. Rapid chill and store on ice.
08A-26-1 Critical. Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. Raw opened scallops over tortellini, rif/ Corrected On Site.
08A-29-1 Critical. Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area. Chicken, sauces, 2nd walk in cooler. Corrected On Site.
15-30-1 Shelves attached to walls in walk-ins not constructed of materials that are corrosion resistant, non-absorbent, smooth and easily cleanable. Rusted and peeling.
15-30-1 Dry storage shelved not constructed of materials that are corrosion resistant, non-absorbent, smooth and easily cleanable. Peeling paint.
20A-10-1 Critical. Dishmachine chlorine sanitizer not at proper minimum strength. 0 ppm. Will use triple sink to sanitize until repaired.
24-05-1 Clean glasses, cups, utensils, pots and pans not stored inverted or in a protected manner. Dish rack.
41A-09-1 Critical. Observed toxic item stored in food preparation area. Cans of paint by pans/ prep table.

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3 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011
Inspection For: BLACK TULIP (THE)
License Number: 1501814
License ID: 2133550
Inspection Visit ID: 4016457
Inspection Date: Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Inspection Number: 1999501
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 11
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 6
Number of Noncritical Violations: 5
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
02-13-2 Critical. Required consumer advisory for raw/undercooked animal food not provided. Caesar dressing is maded with raw eggs, not noted specifically on advisory. Corrected On Site.
02-22-1 Critical. Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked. Sauces, meats, etc.
08A-12-1 Critical. Observed food stored in undrained ice. Cooked shrimp, ric. Corrected On Site.
08A-23-1 Critical. Observed improper vertical separation of raw animal foods and ready-to-eat foods. Raw non packaged chicken over vegetables , upright freezer. Corrected On Site.
08A-23-1 Critical. Observed improper vertical separation of raw animal foods and ready-to-eat foods. Raw chicken over raw beef, 2nd, wic. Corrected On Site.
15-30-1 Shelves attached to walls in walk-ins not constructed of materials that are corrosion resistant, non-absorbent, smooth and easily cleanable.
23-03-1 Observed build-up of grease on nonfood-contact surface. Hood filters, mild.
23-06-1 Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. Walk in shelving.
24-05-1 Clean glasses, cups, utensils, pots and pans not stored inverted or in a protected manner. Silverware by pass through. Corrected On Site.
37-12-1 Ceiling not smooth and easily cleanable. Repeat Violation.
41A-09-1 Critical. Observed toxic item stored in food preparation area. Soap on cutting board. Corrected On Site.

Inspection For: BLACK TULIP (THE)
License Number: 1501814
License ID: 2133550
Inspection Visit ID: 4160185
Inspection Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Inspection Number: 1999502
Visit Number: 2
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Call Back - Complied - Return visit from a previous warning found violations to be corrected.
Total Number of Violations: 1
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 1
Number of Noncritical Violations: 0
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
53B-08-1 Critical. Violation: 53B-08-1No proof of required employee training provided. All public food service establishments must provide the division with proof of employee training upon request, including, but not limited to, at the time of any division inspection of the establishment. Callback- scheduled for class next week.

Inspection For: BLACK TULIP (THE)
License Number: 1501814
License ID: 2133550
Inspection Visit ID: 4016458
Inspection Date: Thursday, December 16, 2010
Inspection Number: 1999502
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Warning Issued - Sanitary and/or safety conditions require the inspector to return in the near future to ensure corrective action has been taken for violations found.
Total Number of Violations: 28
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 15
Number of Noncritical Violations: 13
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
02-13-2 Critical. Required consumer advisory for raw/undercooked animal food not provided. Corrected On Site.
02-22-1 Critical. Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked. Cooked chicken, etc.
05-09-1 Critical. No conspicuously located thermometer in holding unit. Grill reach in.
08A-12-1 Critical. Observed food stored in undrained ice. Shrimp. Corrected On Site.
08A-12-1 Critical. Observed undrained ice used for drinks in wait station. Repeat Violation.
10-07-1 Observed in-use utensil stored in standing water less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit. By grill.
12A-09-1 Critical. Observed food employee wearing jewelry other than a plain ring on their hands/arms while preparing food. Bracelet. Cook. Corrected On Site.
12A-13-1 Critical. Observed employee handling soiled equipment or utensils then engage in food preparation, handle clean equipment or utensils, or touch unwrapped single-service items, without washing hands. Failed to wash hands prior to putting on gloves. Corrected On Site.
13-02-1 Observed employee with ineffective hair restraint. Cook, dish worker.
14-37-1 Observed portable cutting boards grooved/pitted and no longer cleanable. Prep area.
14-37-1 Observed permanent cutting board grooved/pitted and no longer cleanable.
22-19-1 Critical. Observed interior of microwave soiled. Mildly.
22-23-1 Critical. Observed encrusted, soiled material on slicer.
23-03-1 Observed build-up of grease on nonfood-contact surface. Hood filters.
23-06-1 Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. Shelving under prep tables.
25-06-1 Observed single-service articles stored without protection from contamination. To go containers, dry storage.
29-08-1 Plumbing system in disrepair. Cracked clean out, dish room.
30-11-1 Critical. Observed spray hose at dish sink lower than flood rim of sink. Corrected On Site.
31-12-1 Critical. Observed handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing. Using as dump sink by prep table. Repeat Violation.
33-16-1 Observed open dumpster lid.
35A-03-1 Critical. Observed dead roaches on premises. Two dead roaches in trap in dish room.
35A-08-1 Critical. Observed live flies in kitchen. Observed three live small flying insects, walk in, prep area.
37-04-1 Observed wall soiled with accumulated black debris in dishwashing area. Mild.
37-05-1 Observed wall soiled with accumulated food debris. Under prep table.
37-11-1 Observed attached equipment soiled with accumulated dust/ debris. Light shields.
37-12-1 Ceiling not smooth and easily cleanable. When tiles are replaced, replace w/ smooth tiles. Repeat Violation.
41B-03-1 Critical. Observed unlabeled spray bottle. Two bottles clear liquid, bar.
53B-08-1 Critical. No proof of required employee training provided. All public food service establishments must provide the division with proof of employee training upon request, including, but not limited to, at the time of any division inspection of the establishment.

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2010
Inspection For: BLACK TULIP (THE)
License Number: 1501814
License ID: 2133550
Inspection Visit ID: 3679917
Inspection Date: Thursday, June 10, 2010
Inspection Number: 1888289
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 12
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 9
Number of Noncritical Violations: 3
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
01B-16-1 Critical. Stop Sale issued on potentially hazardous food due to temperature abuse (see Stop Sale Notice). Thermometer calibrated with chef. Potatoes 50 degrees. Ceaser 54, cheese 56 degrees.
01B-24-1 Critical. Ready-to-eat potentially hazardous food not consumed/sold within 7 days after opening/preparation. Food may not be served. Wic date on 4 whole cooked ducks at 5/25/10. Today's date 6/1/10. Stop sale is. Sued
02-13-2 Critical. Required consumer advisory for raw/undercooked animal food not provided. Fresh eggs used in whole eggs in ceasar dressing and hollandaise. Repeat Violation.
03A-07-1 Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Potatoes, rice.
03D-05-1 Critical. Cooked potentially hazardous food not cooled from 135 degrees Fahrenheit to 41 degrees Fahrenheit within 6 hours. 50 degrees, cooked potatoes 12 plus hours. Rice 49 ,12 plus hours cooling
08A-12-1 Critical. Observed undrained ice used for drinks. Wait station.
08A-29-1 Critical. Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area. Custards, soups, not covered during storage in wic.
16-01-1 Critical. Observed missing/inaccurate warewashing machine data plate.
18-04-1 Observed old labels stuck to food containers after cleaning.
23-06-1 Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. Shelving, walk in cooler.
31-12-1 Critical. Observed handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing. Knives, dishes in sink by prep table.
37-12-1 Ceiling not smooth and easily cleanable. Kitchen.

Inspection For: BLACK TULIP (THE)
License Number: 1501814
License ID: 2133550
Inspection Visit ID: 3679918
Inspection Date: Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Inspection Number: 1888290
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 11
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 8
Number of Noncritical Violations: 3
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
02-13-2 Critical. Required consumer advisory for raw/undercooked animal food not provided. Caesar salad dressing made with raw eggs and is not specified as such on menus.
02-22-1 Critical. Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked for flan custard, sauces in WIC.
08A-24-1 Critical. Observed raw animal foods not properly separated from each other in holding freezer unit/during storage. Corrected On Site.
08A-26-1 Critical. Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. Raw shrimp stored above ady to eat desserts in walk in cooler.
08A-29-1 Critical. Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area. Uncovered pails of ready to eat foods not covered in both walkin coolers Corrected On Site.
09-04-1 Critical. Observed bare hand contact of ready-to-eat food by employees and establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure in effect. Chef touching toast bagetts with bare hand while preparing sandwiches. Corrected On Site.
12B-07-1 Critical. Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table next to clean equipment/utensils. Corrected On Site.
14-37-1 Observed blue cutting board grooved/pitted and no longer cleanable at cook line. Repeat Violation.
15-30-1 Shelves attached to walls in walk-ins not constructed of materials that are corrosion resistant, non-absorbent, smooth and easily cleanable. Rusting shelves in both walkin coolers.
23-04-1 Observed build-up of white mold-like substance on surface of shelves in processed food walk in cooler.
41A-08-1 Critical. Observed toxic item [ Comet cleaner] stored by clean dishes. Corrected On Site.

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2008 - June 30, 2009
Inspection For: BLACK TULIP (THE)
License Number: 1501814
License ID: 2133550
Inspection Visit ID: 3225483
Inspection Date: Thursday, April 02, 2009
Inspection Number: 1696577
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 3
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 0
Number of Noncritical Violations: 3
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
14-35-1 Observed ripped/worn tin foil used as shelf cover on cook's line
14-37-1 Observed cutting board grooved/pitted and no longer cleanable on line cooler.
23-03-1 Observed build-up of grease on hood filter. Repeat Violation.

Inspection For: BLACK TULIP (THE)
License Number: 1501814
License ID: 2133550
Inspection Visit ID: 3225484
Inspection Date: Thursday, November 06, 2008
Inspection Number: 1696578
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 12
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 6
Number of Noncritical Violations: 6
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
02-22-1 Critical. Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked. No datemarking on soup and crab salad in walkin cooler.
08A-26-1 Critical. Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. Raw beef stored over cre bruelle in meat walkin.
08A-29-1 Critical. Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area in meat walkin cooler.
14-33-1 Observed equipment in poor repair, bottom hinged door on icemachine in disrepair.
22-20-1 Critical. Observed light buildup of slime in the interior of ice machine.
23-04-1 Observed build-up of mold-like substance on walkin cooler shelves in produce cooler.
23-04-1 Observed build-up of mold-like substance on exterior of doors on icemachine.
23-06-1 Observed build-up of dust on hood filters.
32-15-1 Critical. No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees in employee bathroom.
32-16-1 Critical. Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions and soap at bar handwashing sink.
37-04-1 Observed wall soiled with accumulated black debris in dishwashing area, behind dishmachine.
37-14-1 Observed ceiling in disrepair above waitress station outside main kitchen and water stained ceiling tiles in prep area.

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3 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2007 - June 30, 2008
Inspection For: BLACK TULIP (THE)
License Number: 1501814
License ID: 2133550
Inspection Visit ID: 3102021
Inspection Date: Friday, May 09, 2008
Inspection Number: 1562079
Visit Number: 2
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Call Back - Complied - Return visit from a previous warning found violations to be corrected.
Total Number of Violations: 0
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 0
Number of Noncritical Violations: 0

Inspection For: BLACK TULIP (THE)
License Number: 1501814
License ID: 2133550
Inspection Visit ID: 2889469
Inspection Date: Wednesday, April 09, 2008
Inspection Number: 1562079
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Warning Issued - Sanitary and/or safety conditions require the inspector to return in the near future to ensure corrective action has been taken for violations found.
Total Number of Violations: 12
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 4
Number of Noncritical Violations: 8
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
03A-07-1 Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Fish, poultry and ham found at 45-46 degrees fahrenheit in wain cooler.
08A-26-1 Critical. Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food in walkin and reachin coolers. Raw fish stored over RTE foods.
08A-29-1 Critical. Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area in reachin cooler.
10-04-1 In-use utensil for nonpotentially hazardous food not stored in a clean, protected location. Dough scrapers stored between wall and prep table in kitchen. Repeat Violation.
12B-07-1 Critical. Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. Employee drink on shelf above prep table and on shelf at cook's line. Repeat Violation.
15-31-1 Observed nonfood-contact equipment in poor repair; air curtain to main walkin cooler ripped.
23-05-1 Observed residue build-up on walkin cooler shelves in both walkins. Repeat Violation.
24-05-1 Clean glasses, cups, utensils, pots and pans not stored inverted or in a protected manner on shelf in dishmachine area. Repeat Violation.
25-06-1 Observed single-service articles stored without protection from contamination; styrofoam boxes on top of freezer and coffee filters in waitress station not covered or protected from contamination.
37-04-1 Observed wall and ceiling soiled with accumulated black debris in vegetable walkin cooler.
37-09-1 Wall not smooth and easily cleanable behind prep table and handwashing sink. Repeat Violation.
40-04-1 Observed pursE stored with food in dry storage area.

Inspection For: BLACK TULIP (THE)
License Number: 1501814
License ID: 2133550
Inspection Visit ID: 2889470
Inspection Date: Thursday, November 08, 2007
Inspection Number: 1562080
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 11
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 5
Number of Noncritical Violations: 6
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
06-05-1 Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food thawed in standing water; found frozen duck being thawed in standing water. Corrected On Site.
08A-12-1 Critical. Observed food stored in undrained ice. Container used for ice storage in waitress station not drained.
10-04-1 In-use utensil for nonpotentially hazardous food not stored in a clean, protected location. Dough scrapers stored between wall and prep table in kitchen.
10-07-1 Observed in-use utensil stored in standing water less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit; utensils in standing water in dessert cooler.
12B-02-1 Critical. Observed employee eating in a food preparation or other restricted area. Employee drink on shelf with clean dishes in dishwashing area.
14-35-1 Observed ripped/worn tin foil used as shelf cover in kitchen in grill area. Repeat Violation.
17-09-1 Critical. Lack of use of chemical test kit when using chemical sanitizer dishmachine. No chlorine test kit available.
23-05-1 Observed residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface; mold like build up on walkin cooler shelves. Repeat Violation.
24-05-1 Clean glasses, cups, utensils, pots and pans not stored inverted or in a protected manner.
37-09-1 Wall not smooth and easily cleanable behind prep tables.
45-35-1 Critical. No current hood fire suppression system inspection report available.

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2006 - June 30, 2007
Inspection For: BLACK TULIP (THE)
License Number: 1501814
Inspection Date: Thursday, June 28, 2007
Inspection Number: 1462721
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 15
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 9
Number of Noncritical Violations: 6
Details
3 risk violations of code 02 which requires:
  • “02 - Original container; properly labeled, date marking, shell stock tags.”
  • “02-11 - Consumer advisory on raw/undercooked oysters.”
  • “02-13 - Consumer advisory on raw/undercooked animal products.”
1 risk violation of code 08 which requires:
  • “08a - Food protection during storage, preparation, display, service, transportation.”
  • “08b - Cross-contamination, equipment, personnel, storage.”
  • “08c - Potential for cross-contamination, storage practices; damaged food segregated.”
1 risk violation of code 12 which requires:
  • “12a - Hands washed and clean, good hygienic practices (observed), alternative operating plan.”
  • “12b - Proper hygienic practices, eating/drinking/smoking (evidence.)”
2 violations of code 14 which requires:
  • “Food contact surfaces designed, constructed, maintained, installed, located”
1 violation of code 15 which requires:
  • “Non-food contact surfaces designed, constructed, maintained, installed, located”
1 critical violation of code 17 which requires:
  • “Thermometers, gauges, test kits provided”
1 violation of code 22 which requires:
  • “Food contact surfaces clean and sanitized.”
1 violation of code 23 which requires:
  • “Non-food contact surfaces clean.”
1 violation of code 25 which requires:
  • “Single service items properly stored, handled, dispensed”
1 critical violation of code 27 which requires:
  • “Water source safe, hot and cold under pressure.”
1 critical violation of code 31 which requires:
  • “Toilet and hand washing facilities, number, convenient, designed, installed.”
1 violation of code 40 which requires:
  • “Employee lockers provided and used, clean”

Inspection For: BLACK TULIP (THE)
License Number: 1501814
Inspection Date: Wednesday, January 24, 2007
Inspection Number: 1462722
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 12
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 7
Number of Noncritical Violations: 5
Details
2 risk violations of code 08 which requires:
  • “08a - Food protection during storage, preparation, display, service, transportation.”
  • “08b - Cross-contamination, equipment, personnel, storage.”
  • “08c - Potential for cross-contamination, storage practices; damaged food segregated.”
1 risk violation of code 12 which requires:
  • “12a - Hands washed and clean, good hygienic practices (observed), alternative operating plan.”
  • “12b - Proper hygienic practices, eating/drinking/smoking (evidence.)”
1 critical violation of code 20 which requires:
  • “20a - Sanitizing concentration.”
  • “20b - Sanitizing temperature.”
1 violation of code 22 which requires:
  • “Food contact surfaces clean and sanitized.”
1 violation of code 33 which requires:
  • “Containers covered, adequate number, insect and rodent proof, emptied at proper intervals, clean”
3 violations of code 37 which requires:
  • “Walls, ceilings, and attached equipment, constructed, clean”
1 violation of code 40 which requires:
  • “Employee lockers provided and used, clean”
1 risk violation of code 41 which requires:
  • “41a - Toxic substances properly stored.”
  • “41b - Toxic substances properly labeled, used.”
1 critical violation of code 45 which requires:
  • “Fire extinguishers - proper and sufficient (For Reporting Purposes Only)”

NoticeEach restaurant inspection report is a “snapshot” of conditions present at the time of the inspection. On any given day The Black Tulip in Cocoa Florida may have fewer or more violations than noted in their most recent restaurant inspection. An inspection conducted on any given day may not be representative of the overall, long-term conditions at Cocoa's The Black Tulip.

A summary of violations found during inspections are listed in the Food Service Inspection boxes above. Cited are violations of Florida's sanitation and safety laws, which are based on the standards of U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Food Code.

Effective January 1, 2013, the Florida Division of Hotels and Restaurants adopted a new three-tiered violation classification system that replaces the "critical" or "non-critical" classification in use up until then. The new system uses the terms "High Priority," "Intermediate" and "Basic" which better define violation information for consumers, making it easier to understand.

In general, High Priority violations are those which could contribute directly to a foodborne illness or injury. Although the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) uses the term "High Priority", varying degrees of severity and potential risk to the public require inspectors to assess each situation in determining the appropriate action. In addition, while The Black Tulip may have multiple violations, the inspectors' training and judgment formulate the overall result of the inspection to ensure public health and safety.

Intermediate violations are those which, if not addressed, could lead to risk factors that contribute to foodborne illness or injury. Basic violations are those which are considered best practices to implement.

Formally, Critical violations were those that, if not corrected, were more likely to contribute directly to food contamination, illness or environmental damage. Noncritical violations did not directly relate to foodborne illness risk, but were preventive measures that included practices and procedures which effectively controled environmental conditions. Left uncorrected, noncritical violations could undermine the overall food safety program of an establishment and lead to the development of critical violations.

While most establishments correct all violations in a timely manner (often during the inspection), the division's procedures are designed to compel compliance with all violations through follow-up visits, administration action or closure when necessary.

Violations listed refer to the revelant section of Florida regulation that has been observed to be deficient during the inspection. Each establishment must comply with the language of the inspection statement. For purposes of enforcement and compliance, the DBPR recognizes the status as printed on the inspection form, although the severity of the violation observed may warrant additional action regardless of its "High Priority/Intermediate/Basic" or "critical/noncritical" designation.


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