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Russo's Cafe

Russo's Cafe
3960 S Babcock St
Andretti Thrill Park
Melbourne, FL 32901
(321)727-8134

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No (0) Emergency Closure Orders Since October 2008
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2 Food Service Inspections Since July 1, 2014
Inspection For: ANDRETTI THRILL PARK - ANDRETTI SNACKS
License Number: 1505373
License ID: 5909231
Inspection Visit ID: 5376942
Inspection Date: Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Inspection Number: 2440195
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: 24
Number of High Priority Violations: 5
Number of Intermediate Violations: 5
Number of Basic Violations: 14
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
25-13-4 Basic.Case of single-service straws stored on floor front counter
08B-45-4 Basic.Case/container/bag of food stored on floor in walk-in freezer case of French fries and case of onion rings
36-33-4 Basic.Ceiling tile in disrepair. Hole in celing tile near mop sink
24-05-4 Basic.Clean pans not stored inverted or in a protected manner. On rack above sink
25-10-4 Basic.Coffee filters not stored in a protected manner to prevent contamination. Stored uncovered next to hand wash sink
12B-07-4 Basic.Employee beverage container over/next to clean equipment/utensils **Corrected On-Site**
40-07-4 Basic.Employee personal items stored with or above food, clean equipment and utensils, or single-service items. Cell phone and keys **Corrected On-Site**
13-03-4 Basic.Employee with no hair restraint while engaging in food preparation. Cook **Corrected On-Site**
22-19-4 Basic.Interior of microwave moderately soiled with encrusted food debris.
38-07-4 Basic.Lights in food preparation, food storage or warewashing area missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers. Walk in freezer
25-22-4 Basic.Single-service articles stored next to handwash/food preparation sink exposed to splash. Cups and coffee filters stored next to hand wash sink at front counter
25-02-4 Basic.Unwrapped single-service utensils not presented so that only the handles are touched. Single service silverware in open baskets. Forks, spoons, knives, coffee spoons **Corrected On-Site**
36-30-4 Basic.Wall not smooth, nonabsorbent and easily cleanable at mop sink
42-01-4 Basic.Wet mop not stored in a manner to allow the mop to dry. Found mop stored in mop bucket with soiled water
12A-25-4 High Priority.Observed Employee pick up single service item off floor then touched face, then scooped ice without washing hands. **Corrected On-Site**
03B-09-4 High Priority.Pizza/calzone/stromboli hot held at less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit. Held in pretzel warmer found at 120° recommended to reheat to 165°, check and found 165° **Corrected On-Site** **. Repeat Violation**
41-08-4 High Priority.Toxic substance/chemical stored by or with clean or in-use utensils. Can of disinfectant stored in tray of clean utensils
41-11-4 High Priority.Toxic substance/chemical stored by or with single-service items. Febreeze next to case napkins, stainless cleaner next to ss foil sheets, and next to slicer, in prep,
29-34-4 High Priority.Vacuum breaker missing at hose bibb. Green hose located Under sink ladies restroom
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. Precooked sliced sausage
31A-03-4 Intermediate.Handwash sink not accessible for employee use due to items stored in the sink. Empty bottle olive oil in HWS prep area
31B-02-4 Intermediate.No paper towels or mechanical hand drying device provided at handwash sink. By back prep table. **Corrected On-Site** **. Repeat Violation**
05-03-4 Intermediate.Probe thermometer not within the intended measuring range of use. Thermometer provided started at 50° nothing in temperature range 41° or below
29-28-4 Intermediate.Water treatment device has not been inspected or serviced according to manufacturer's instructions. No date on filter ice machine

Inspection For: ANDRETTI THRILL PARK - ANDRETTI SNACKS
License Number: 1505373
License ID: 5909231
Inspection Visit ID: 5344244
Inspection Date: Thursday, July 24, 2014
Inspection Number: 2434579
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: 4
Number of High Priority Violations: 3
Number of Intermediate Violations: 1
Number of Basic Violations: 0
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
03B-11-4 High Priority.All potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food in steam table hot held at less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit. Chili 98° cheese sauce 101° recommend reheating to 165°
03B-01-4 High Priority.Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) hot held at less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. Pizza slices h. H 118° must discard at 3 pm
41-27-4 High Priority.Quaternary Wiping cloth sanitizer solution exceeds the maximum concentration allowed. Over 400 ppm. 200 ppm **Corrected On-Site**
31B-02-4 Intermediate.No paper towels or mechanical hand drying device provided at handwash sink. Dish prep area. **Corrected On-Site**

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