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Cocoa Cafe

Cocoa Cafe
1391 Clearlake Rd
Cocoa, FL 32922
(321)637-1575

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2 Food Service Inspections Since July 1, 2014
Inspection For: COCOA CAFE
License Number: 1505335
License ID: 5224496
Inspection Visit ID: 5419060
Inspection Date: Monday, November 17, 2014
Inspection Number: 2420319
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 High Priority Violations: 0
Number of Intermediate Violations: 0
Number of Basic Violations: 0

Inspection For: COCOA CAFE
License Number: 1505335
License ID: 5224496
Inspection Visit ID: 5321557
Inspection Date: Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Inspection Number: 2420319
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: 16
Number of High Priority Violations: 3
Number of Intermediate Violations: 6
Number of Basic Violations: 7
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
51-11-4 Basic.Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured. Kitchen by prep table **Warning**
12B-07-4 Basic.Employee beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. **. Repeat Violation** **Warning**
40-06-4 Basic.Employee personal items stored in or above a food preparation area. Cell phone, keys etc **. Repeat Violation** **Warning**
13-03-4 Basic.Employee with no hair restraint while engaging in food preparation. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
10-06-4 Basic.In-use utensil not stored with handle above the top of potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food and rim of the container. Handle of spoon in contact with chicken salad. **Corrected On-Site** **. Repeat Violation** **Warning**
05-09-4 Basic.No conspicuously located ambient air temperature thermometer in holding unit. In cook line cooler. Removed the one from freezer to place in the cook line cooler. **Warning**
14-29-4 Basic.Nonfood-grade plastic to-go/thank you bags used in direct contact of biscuits **Warning**
03A-15-4 High Priority.All potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) foods in reach-in cooler cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Sliced ham 44° chicken salad 46° precooked sausage 45° raw Philly meat 46° raw ground beef 46° found in cook line cooler. Recommend to rapid chill. Manager onsite took corrective action by applying ice packs **Warning**
03F-02-4 High Priority.Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food identified in the written procedure as a food held using time as a public health control has no time marking and the time removed from temperature control cannot be determined. Removed from walk in at 7:00 must discard at 11:00 **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
08A-05-4 High Priority.Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. Raw seafood over hot dogs and hot dog buns etc in glass cooler. **Corrected On-Site** **. Repeat Violation** **Warning**
02C-03-4 Intermediate.Commercially processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food opened and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening. Assorted slice deli meats **. Repeat Violation** **Warning**
22-05-4 Intermediate.Cook line Cutting board(s) moderately stained/soiled. **Warning**
53A-03-5 Intermediate.Food manager certification expired. A list of accredited food manager certification examination providers can be found at http://www. Myfloridalicense. Com/dbpr/hr/food-lodging/managercertification. Html. **Warning**
22-26-4 Intermediate.Moderate Buildup of soiled material on racks in all the reach-in coolers on the cook line. **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. Cole slaw, cooked chicken breasts,cooked ground beef, chili etc **. Repeat Violation** **Warning**
41-17-4 Intermediate.Spray bottle containing toxic substance not labeled. Blue and yellow solution. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**

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3 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014
Inspection For: COCOA CAFE
License Number: 1505335
License ID: 5224496
Inspection Visit ID: 5242669
Inspection Date: Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Inspection Number: 2382938
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: 23
Number of High Priority Violations: 7
Number of Intermediate Violations: 7
Number of Basic Violations: 9
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
23-06-4 Basic.Build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. Shelving.
23-25-4 Basic.Build-up of grease/dust/debris on hood filters.
12B-07-4 Basic.Employee beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. **. Repeat Violation**
40-06-4 Basic.Employee personal items stored in or above a food preparation area. Cell phone. On prep table. Backpack, on grease jugs.
08B-38-4 Basic.Food stored on floor. Bag of onions in walk in cooler. **. Repeat Violation**
36-24-4 Basic.Hole in wall. In restroom, stall area. Large hole. Ladies restroom.
10-06-4 Basic.In-use utensil not stored with handle above the top of potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food and rim of the container. Spoon in chicken salad.
22-19-4 Basic.Interior of microwave soiled with encrusted food debris.
33-16-4 Basic.Open dumpster lid.
50-05-4 High Priority - License expired more than 30 days, but not more than 60 days, after expiration date.
29-35-4 High Priority.No vacuum breaker on fitting/splitter added to hose bibb. By steam table, under sink. **. Repeat Violation**
03A-02-4 High Priority.Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Items in walk in cooler. Per operator, recent truck delivery cased walk in cooler door to be opened. Unit is in working condition. No warning issued.
03E-01-4 High Priority.Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food in the process of reheating for hot holding has not reached 165 degrees Fahrenheit after more than 2 hours. Potatoes, gravy. Rapid heat on stovetop. No warning due to corrected onsite. Re check temperature, 165° corn, gravy 166°. **Corrected On-Site**
08A-10-4 High Priority.Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food in reach-in cooler. Raw shrimp over chili. **Corrected On-Site**
08A-09-4 High Priority.Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food in walk-in cooler. Raw sausage over cabbage, raw beef over potatoes.
41-02-4 High Priority.Toxic substance/chemical stored by or with food. Paint, lysol stored on ice machine next to sauces. **. Repeat Violation**
22-20-4 Intermediate.Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine.
02C-03-4 Intermediate.Commercially processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food opened and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening. Deli meats.
53B-16-4 Intermediate.Employee has not received adequate training related to their assigned duties as evidenced by the inability to answer basic food safety questions. Cook temperatures.
31A-13-4 Intermediate.Employee used handwash sink as a dump sink. Front counter sink.
31A-03-4 Intermediate.Handwash sink not accessible for employee use due to items stored in the sink. Scoop and ladle in sink.
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. Chicken gravy, etc. **Corrected On-Site** **. Repeat Violation**
41-17-4 Intermediate.Spray bottle containing toxic substance not labeled. Glass cleaner.

Inspection For: COCOA CAFE
License Number: 1505335
License ID: 5224496
Inspection Visit ID: 5021483
Inspection Date: Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Inspection Number: 2329860
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 High Priority Violations: 2
Number of Intermediate Violations: 3
Number of Basic Violations: 7
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
14-01-4 Basic.Bowl or other container with no handle used to dispense food. Tuna salad **Corrected On-Site**
51-11-4 Basic.Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured.
08B-45-4 Basic.Case/container/bag of food stored on floor in walk-in cooler/freezer. Bucket of potatoes, bag of carrots, box of shell eggs **Corrected On-Site**
21-32-4 Basic.Cloth used as a food-contact surface. Sear tool stored on. **. Repeat Violation**
12B-07-4 Basic.Employee beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. **Corrected On-Site**
08B-38-4 Basic.Food stored on floor. Jugs of oil. **Corrected On-Site**
02D-01-4 Basic.Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name. Sugar, hush puppy mix, and breading. Only labeled with S, H, B **Corrected On-Site**
41-02-4 High Priority.Toxic substance/chemical stored by or with food. Oven cleaner by boxes of pasta. **Corrected On-Site**
29-34-4 High Priority.Vacuum breaker missing at hose bibb. Under hand wash sink in kitchen.
22-28-4 Intermediate.Interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue. 2 door low boy and glass door fridge.
14-14-4 Intermediate.Nonfood-grade basting brush used in food. Metal banded brush for margarine
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. Pasta

Inspection For: COCOA CAFE
License Number: 1505335
License ID: 5224496
Inspection Visit ID: 5021484
Inspection Date: Monday, November 25, 2013
Inspection Number: 2329861
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: 1
Number of Intermediate Violations: 0
Number of Basic Violations: 5
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
21-32-4 Basic.Cloth used as a food-contact surface. Under Sear tool **Corrected On-Site**
25-10-4 Basic.Coffee filters not stored in a protected manner to prevent contamination. **Corrected On-Site**
40-06-4 Basic.Employee personal items stored in or above a food preparation area. Phone **Corrected On-Site**
10-19-4 Basic.In-use tongs stored on oven door handle. **Corrected On-Site**
35B-03-4 Basic.Outer openings not protected with self-closing doors.
08A-22-4 High Priority.Raw animal foods not properly separated from one another based upon minimum required cooking temperature in reach-in cooler. Beef over fish **Corrected On-Site**

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4 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013
Inspection For: COCOA CAFE
License Number: 1505335
License ID: 5224496
Inspection Visit ID: 4902669
Inspection Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Inspection Number: 2267062
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: 0
Number of High Priority Violations: 0
Number of Intermediate Violations: 0
Number of Basic Violations: 0

Inspection For: COCOA CAFE
License Number: 1505335
License ID: 5224496
Inspection Visit ID: 4902456
Inspection Date: Friday, April 19, 2013
Inspection Number: 2267062
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: 8
Number of High Priority Violations: 2
Number of Intermediate Violations: 2
Number of Basic Violations: 4
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
23-06-4 Basic.Build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. Hand wash sink.
36-74-4 Basic.Build-up of soil/debris on the floor along the walls, baseboards, cabinets and/or equipment.
12B-07-4 Basic.Employee beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. **Corrected On-Site**
38-07-4 Basic.Lights in food preparation, food storage or warewashing area missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers. Need correct size bulb, shield onsite. **. Repeat Violation**
03A-02-4 High Priority.Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit.
03B-01-4 High Priority.Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) hot held at less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. Chicken noodle soup, reheated, adjusted temperature. All other hot holding at temperature.
04-01-4 Intermediate.Cold holding equipment incapable of maintaining potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food at proper temperatures. Do not store potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food in this unit until the unit is capable of maintaining foods at 41 degrees Fahrenheit or colder. Reach in cooler. Next day warning issued.
31A-03-4 Intermediate.Handwash sink not accessible for employee use due to items stored in the sink. Dirty dishes.

Inspection For: COCOA CAFE
License Number: 1505335
License ID: 5224496
Inspection Visit ID: 4740543
Inspection Date: Tuesday, April 09, 2013
Inspection Number: 2245211
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: 7
Number of High Priority Violations: 0
Number of Intermediate Violations: 1
Number of Basic Violations: 6
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
50-09-4 Basic.Current Hotel and Restaurant license not displayed. It is current
13-03-4 Basic.Employee with no hair restraint while engaging in food preparation.
38-07-4 Basic.Lights in food preparation, food storage or warewashing area missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers. Walk in cooler
51-18-4 Basic.No copy of latest inspection report available.
31B-04-4 Basic.No handwashing sign provided at a hand sink used by food employees. **Corrected On-Site**
36-72-4 Basic.Walk-in cooler/walk-in freezer floor soiled.
41-17-4 Intermediate.Spray bottle containing toxic substance not labeled. **Corrected On-Site**

Inspection For: COCOA CAFE
License Number: 1505335
License ID: 5224496
Inspection Visit ID: 4740542
Inspection Date: Monday, December 03, 2012
Inspection Number: 2245210
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: 7
Number of Noncritical Violations: 1
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
02-24-1 Critical.- Potentially hazardous food held under time as a public health control without time marking indicating 4-hour limit. Cooks cart items, eggs,cooked potatoes, bacon. **Corrected On-Site**
08A-26-1 Critical.- Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. Raw fish over lemon juice, ric. **Corrected On-Site**
09-01-1 Critical.- Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense ready-to-eat food. In walk in, scooping potatoes. **Corrected On-Site**
12A-15-1 Critical.- Observed food preparation sinks, handsinks or warewashing machine used for purposes other than the designated use. Storing utensil, knife, **Corrected On-Site**
12A-33-1 Critical.- Alternative Operating Procedure for bare-hand contact with ready-to-eat food not reviewed annually. Reviewed 10/3/11.
22-19-1 Critical.- Observed interior of microwave soiled. Heavily soiled. **Corrected On-Site**
22-20-1 Critical.- Observed buildup of slime in the interior of ice machine. Mild.
37-09-1 Wall not smooth and easily cleanable. Surrounding air conditioner.

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012
Inspection For: COCOA CAFE
License Number: 1505335
License ID: 5224496
Inspection Visit ID: 4546802
Inspection Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Inspection Number: 2151208
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: 10
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 9
Number of Noncritical Violations: 1
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. Meatloaf, slaw, etc
03B-03-1 Critical. Potentially hazardous food not held at 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. Salisbury steak, reheated, Corrected On Site.
05-09-1 Critical. No conspicuously located thermometer in holding unit. Walk in cooler.
06-04-1 Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food thawed at room temperature. Cooked potatoes ,. Corrected On Site.
12A-15-1 Critical. Observed food preparation sinks, handsinks or warewashing machine used for purposes other than the designated use. Storing soiled dishes in handsink. Corrected On Site.
12B-07-1 Critical. Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. Corrected On Site.
21-12-1 Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses.
32-17-1 Critical. Handwashing cleanser lacking at handwashing lavatory. Corrected On Site.
41B-03-1 Critical. Observed unlabeled spray bottle. Front counter.
50-09-1 Critical. Hotel and Restaurant license not properly displayed. Corrected On Site.

Inspection For: COCOA CAFE
License Number: 1505335
License ID: 5224496
Inspection Visit ID: 4487863
Inspection Date: Monday, October 03, 2011
Inspection Number: 2145056
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Food-Licensing Inspection
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: 3
Number of Noncritical Violations: 0
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
17-07-1 Critical. No chemical test kit provided when using chemical sanitizer at the three-compartment sink/warewashing machine.
53A-07 Critical. No certified food manager for establishment.
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.

NoticeEach restaurant inspection report is a “snapshot” of conditions present at the time of the inspection. On any given day Cafe 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 Cafe.

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 Cocoa Cafe 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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