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The Cuban Sandwich

The Cuban Sandwich
101 S Babcock St
Melbourne, FL 32901
(321)768-7889

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3 Food Service Inspections Since July 1, 2014
Inspection For: THE CUBAN SANDWICH
License Number: 1505692
License ID: 2577788
Inspection Visit ID: 5426400
Inspection Date: Monday, October 27, 2014
Inspection Number: 2402379
Visit Number: 3
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 High Priority Violations: 0
Number of Intermediate Violations: 0
Number of Basic Violations: 1
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
36-33-4 Basic.Ceiling tiles in storage area,hallways,prep room soiled with old water stains. **Warning** in process of changing. Still changing out.

Inspection For: THE CUBAN SANDWICH
License Number: 1505692
License ID: 2577788
Inspection Visit ID: 5377439
Inspection Date: Friday, September 26, 2014
Inspection Number: 2402379
Visit Number: 2
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Call Back - Extension given, pending
Total Number of Violations: 2
Number of High Priority Violations: 0
Number of Intermediate Violations: 1
Number of Basic Violations: 1
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
36-33-4 Basic.Ceiling tiles in storage area,hallways,prep room soiled with old water stains. **Warning** in process of changing
53A-01-5 Intermediate.Manager lacking proof of food manager certification. A list of accredited food manager certification examination providers can be found at http://www. Myfloridalicense. Com/dbpr/hr/food-lodging/managercertification. Html. **Warning**. Operator just got out of the hospital. Class had to be rescheduled for 9-29-14. Time extended for 30 days

Inspection For: THE CUBAN SANDWICH
License Number: 1505692
License ID: 2577788
Inspection Visit ID: 5294136
Inspection Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
Inspection Number: 2402379
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 High Priority Violations: 2
Number of Intermediate Violations: 4
Number of Basic Violations: 6
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ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
08B-38-4 Basic.Cases of water stored on floor. Storage room. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
36-33-4 Basic.Ceiling tiles in storage area,hallways,prep room soiled with old water stains. **Warning**
21-10-4 Basic.In-use wet wiping cloth/towel used under cutting board. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
36-62-4 Basic.Light not functioning. Kitchen **Warning**
08B-26-4 Basic.Stored food not covered in freezer. **Warning**
21-12-4 Basic.Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. **Warning**
12A-07-4 High Priority.Employee failed to wash hands before putting on gloves to work with food. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
08A-05-4 High Priority.Zip lock on Raw chicken and roll of ground beef stored over ready-to-eat foods in reach in freezer **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
22-20-4 Intermediate.Heavy Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine. **Warning**
53A-01-5 Intermediate.Manager lacking proof of food manager certification. A list of accredited food manager certification examination providers can be found at http://www. Myfloridalicense. Com/dbpr/hr/food-lodging/managercertification. Html. **Warning**
31B-02-4 Intermediate.No paper towels or mechanical hand drying device provided at handwash sink. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
31B-03-4 Intermediate.No soap provided at handwash sink. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014
Inspection For: THE CUBAN SANDWICH
License Number: 1505692
License ID: 2577788
Inspection Visit ID: 5059621
Inspection Date: Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Inspection Number: 2356466
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: 13
Number of High Priority Violations: 1
Number of Intermediate Violations: 5
Number of Basic Violations: 7
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ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
35B-04-4 Basic.Back area where the windows have been replaced with ply wood there is now a 1/4 inch gap at the top leaving opening for pest to enter
14-05-4 Basic.Cardboard used to line food-contact shelves. / bulk storage shelf
36-45-4 Basic.Light shields in kitchen soiled with accumulated dust.
14-52-4 Basic.Nonfood-contact surfaces not designed and constructed to allow easy cleaning and maintenance. / metal shelving storage area/ starting to get rust like substance
14-67-4 Basic.Reach-in cooler gasket torn/in disrepair. / front refrigerator
42-01-4 Basic.Wet mop not stored in a manner to allow the mop to dry. **. Repeat Violation**
36-10-4 Basic.Worn floors not easily cleanable
12A-07-4 High Priority.Employee failed to wash hands before putting on gloves to work with food re- educated. **Corrected On-Site**
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/ milk **Corrected On-Site**
31B-02-4 Intermediate.No paper towels or mechanical hand drying device provided at handwash sink. / cooks line **Corrected On-Site**
31B-03-4 Intermediate.No soap provided at handwash sink. / cooks line **Corrected On-Site**
53B-14-4 Intermediate.Required employee training expired for some employees. To order approved program food safety material, call DBPR's contracted provider: Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (SafeStaff) 866-372-7233. / observed several employee certifications expired
41-17-4 Intermediate.Spray bottle containing toxic substance not labeled/ purple cleaner front line **Corrected On-Site**

Inspection For: THE CUBAN SANDWICH
License Number: 1505692
License ID: 2577788
Inspection Visit ID: 5059620
Inspection Date: Friday, August 16, 2013
Inspection Number: 2356465
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: 1
Number of Intermediate Violations: 2
Number of Basic Violations: 4
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ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
36-73-4 Basic.Floor soiled/has accumulation of debris. / storage room floor also concrete not smooth durable or easily cleanable
23-09-4 Basic.Heavily Soiled tall reach-in cooler gaskets.
05-09-4 Basic.No conspicuously located ambient air temperature thermometer in holding unit. / sandwich line cooler / pic found **Corrected On-Site**
42-01-4 Basic.Wet mop not stored in a manner to allow the mop to dry.
03A-02-4 High Priority.Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. / sliced ham above the chill line 47 degrees f
31B-05-4 Intermediate.Paper towel dispenser at handwash sink not working/unable to dispense paper towels. **Corrected On-Site**
31B-06-4 Intermediate.Soap dispenser at handwash sink not working/unable to dispense soap. **Corrected On-Site**

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4 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013
Inspection For: THE CUBAN SANDWICH
License Number: 1505692
License ID: 2577788
Inspection Visit ID: 5059620
Inspection Date: Friday, August 16, 2013
Inspection Number: 2356465
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: 1
Number of Intermediate Violations: 2
Number of Basic Violations: 4
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ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
36-73-4 Basic.Floor soiled/has accumulation of debris. / storage room floor also concrete not smooth durable or easily cleanable
23-09-4 Basic.Heavily Soiled tall reach-in cooler gaskets.
05-09-4 Basic.No conspicuously located ambient air temperature thermometer in holding unit. / sandwich line cooler / pic found **Corrected On-Site**
42-01-4 Basic.Wet mop not stored in a manner to allow the mop to dry.
03A-02-4 High Priority.Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. / sliced ham above the chill line 47 degrees f
31B-05-4 Intermediate.Paper towel dispenser at handwash sink not working/unable to dispense paper towels. **Corrected On-Site**
31B-06-4 Intermediate.Soap dispenser at handwash sink not working/unable to dispense soap. **Corrected On-Site**

Inspection For: THE CUBAN SANDWICH
License Number: 1505692
License ID: 2577788
Inspection Visit ID: 4852684
Inspection Date: Thursday, March 07, 2013
Inspection Number: 2193748
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 High Priority Violations: 0
Number of Intermediate Violations: 0
Number of Basic Violations: 0
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ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
14-51-1 Observed nonfood-grade containers used for food storage. / bulk container for beans **. Repeat Violation** **Warning**

Inspection For: THE CUBAN SANDWICH
License Number: 1505692
License ID: 2577788
Inspection Visit ID: 4879661
Inspection Date: Thursday, March 07, 2013
Inspection Number: 2264316
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: 5
Number of High Priority Violations: 1
Number of Intermediate Violations: 1
Number of Basic Violations: 3
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ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
14-15-4 High Priority.Nonfood-grade containers used for food storage direct contact with food. / bulk storage beans
14-45-4 Basic.Cardboard used to line nonfood-contact shelves. / by bulk torage
31B-06-4 Intermediate.Soap dispenser at handwash sink not working/unable to dispense soap. **Corrected On-Site**
36-62-4 Basic.Light not functioning properly dry storage
42-01-4 Basic.Wet mop not stored in a manner to allow the mop to dry.

Inspection For: THE CUBAN SANDWICH
License Number: 1505692
License ID: 2577788
Inspection Visit ID: 4670195
Inspection Date: Monday, December 31, 2012
Inspection Number: 2193748
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: 6
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 5
Number of Noncritical Violations: 1
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
12A-09-1 Critical.- Observed food employee wearing jewelry other than a plain ring on their hands/arms while preparing food. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
12B-07-1 Critical.- Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. / shelf above the product on steam table **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
14-51-1 Observed nonfood-grade containers used for food storage. / bulk container for beans **. Repeat Violation** **Warning**
16-13-1 Critical.- Observed that the 3 compartment sink seal between partians sections is compromised causing the water to not stay in the compartment properly establishment must finish cleaning process and then set up the sanitizer waterOperator is seal with appoxy establishment is closed tomorrow **Warning**
17-11-1 Critical.- No proper chemical test kit provided for measuring the concentration of the sanitizer solution used for wiping cloths/ or 3 compartment sink **Warning**
53B-04-1 Critical.- Employees have not received training related to their assigned duties. To order approved program food safety material, call DBPRs contracted provider: Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (SafeStaff) 866-372-7233. / employee doing dishes not sanitizing re- educated **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012
Inspection For: THE CUBAN SANDWICH
License Number: 1505692
License ID: 2577788
Inspection Visit ID: 4329455
Inspection Date: Friday, February 10, 2012
Inspection Number: 2085438
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: 9
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 6
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).
02-07-1 Critical. Observed processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening. Sliced ham
03D-01-1 Critical. Observed cooked pork being cooled by deep container
03D-05-1 Critical. Cooked potentially hazardous food not cooled from 135 degrees Fahrenheit to 41 degrees Fahrenheit within 6 hours. Shredded pork 50F cooling over night
21-12-1 Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. Corrected On Site.
22-20-1 Critical. Observed moderate buildup of slime in the interior of ice machine.
29-11-1 Observed leaking pipe at plumbing fixture. Under hand sink
32-16-1 Critical. Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions. Cook line Corrected On Site.
36-11-1 Floor tile broken in lobby

Inspection For: THE CUBAN SANDWICH
License Number: 1505692
License ID: 2577788
Inspection Visit ID: 4329456
Inspection Date: Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Inspection Number: 2085439
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 Critical/Risk Violations: 1
Number of Noncritical Violations: 5
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
23-07-1 Observed gaskets with moderate slime/mold-like build-up.
37-05-1 Observed wall soiled with accumulated food debris. Cook line
37-10-1 Observed hood/filters heavily soiled with accumulated grease.
37-11-1 Observed light shield moderatly soiled with accumulated with mold like substance
37-18-1 Observed heavy dust air conditioning vent covers.
45-07-2 Critical. Observed misalignment of hood suppression system nozzles. For fryer. For reporting purposes only.

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3 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011
Inspection For: THE CUBAN SANDWICH
License Number: 1505692
License ID: 2577788
Inspection Visit ID: 4236597
Inspection Date: Friday, April 29, 2011
Inspection Number: 2044372
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: 5
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 2
Number of Noncritical Violations: 3
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
14-50-1 Observed a nonfood-grade basting brush used in food. Metal banded
14-51-1 Observed nonfood-grade containers used for food storage. Green,blue purple totes
22-20-1 Critical. Observed buildup of slime in the interior of ice machine.
32-15-1 Critical. No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees. Cook line
37-18-1 Observed HEAVY dust ceiling tiles and/or air conditioning vent covers. Cook line

Inspection For: THE CUBAN SANDWICH
License Number: 1505692
License ID: 2577788
Inspection Visit ID: 4001967
Inspection Date: Thursday, December 23, 2010
Inspection Number: 1989526
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 Critical/Risk Violations: 1
Number of Noncritical Violations: 3
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
03B-03-1 Critical. Potentially hazardous food not held at 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. Beans 127F h. H on stove. Recommend to reheat to 165F. Corrected On Site.
14-51-1 Observed nonfood-grade containers used for food storage. For rice
37-05-1 Observed walls soiled with accumulated food debris. Kitchen
37-19-1 Observed moldy light sheilds in dining room.

Inspection For: THE CUBAN SANDWICH
License Number: 1505692
License ID: 2577788
Inspection Visit ID: 4001968
Inspection Date: Friday, July 16, 2010
Inspection Number: 1989527
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 Critical/Risk Violations: 3
Number of Noncritical Violations: 4
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ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
05-09-1 Critical. No conspicuously located thermometer in holding unit. Hot box. Repeat Violation.
08A-29-1 Critical. Observed uncovered dough in RIF's
14-51-1 Observed nonfood-grade containers used for food storage. For bulk red beans,black beans,rice
23-06-1 Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on exterior surface of bulk containers
35B-04-1 Critical. Outer openings of establishment cannot be properly sealed when not in operation. Gap on side of door
37-05-1 Observed wall moderatly soiled with accumulated food debris. 3 bay sink. Repeat Violation.
37-19-1 Observed moldy ceiling light sheild. Front lobby.

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3 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2010
Inspection For: THE CUBAN SANDWICH
License Number: 1505692
License ID: 2577788
Inspection Visit ID: 3665564
Inspection Date: Wednesday, March 03, 2010
Inspection Number: 1878435
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: 5
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 2
Number of Noncritical Violations: 3
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
03B-03-1 Critical. Potentially hazardous food not held at 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. Cooked chicken 113F and cooked beef 127F in steam table Corrected On Site. Recommend to reheat to 165F.
05-09-1 Critical. No conspicuously located thermometer in warmer on front line
15-30-1 Shelves in storage RIC are badly rusted
37-05-1 Observed wall soiled with accumulated food debris. By 3 bay sink
37-18-1 Observed dusty ceiling tiles and/or air conditioning vent covers. Above snapple cooler

Inspection For: THE CUBAN SANDWICH
License Number: 1505692
License ID: 2577788
Inspection Visit ID: 3665565
Inspection Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Inspection Number: 1878436
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: 1
Number of Noncritical Violations: 2
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
35B-03-1 Critical. Outer openings not protected with self-closing doors. Back door
37-05-1 Observed walls soiled with accumulated food debris. Cook line
38-07-1 Lights proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers cracked.

Inspection For: THE CUBAN SANDWICH
License Number: 1505692
License ID: 2577788
Inspection Visit ID: 3566910
Inspection Date: Monday, July 20, 2009
Inspection Number: 1823473
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

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3 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2008 - June 30, 2009
Inspection For: THE CUBAN SANDWICH
License Number: 1505692
License ID: 2577788
Inspection Visit ID: 3566909
Inspection Date: Monday, May 18, 2009
Inspection Number: 1823473
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: 6
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 4
Number of Noncritical Violations: 2
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
03B-03-1 Critical. Potentially hazardous food not held at 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. Papa rellena 111F and ham croquetts 112F. Corrected On Site. Recommended reheat
05-09-1 Critical. No conspicuously located thermometer in holding unit. Warmer on the front line counter.
37-05-1 Observed wall soiled with accumulated food debris. Kitchen
38-07-1 Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers. Hot holding unit at the front counter
53A-19-1 Critical. Observed expired Food Manager Certification. This violation must be corrected by : 07/18/09.
53B-08-1 Critical. 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. Expired

Inspection For: THE CUBAN SANDWICH
License Number: 1505692
License ID: 2577788
Inspection Visit ID: 3211179
Inspection Date: Monday, December 29, 2008
Inspection Number: 1686669
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: 1
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 1
Number of Noncritical Violations: 0
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
32 Critical. Restrooms with self-closing doors, fixtures operate properly, facility clean, supplied with handsoap, disposable towels or hand drying devices, tissue, covered waste receptacles

Inspection For: THE CUBAN SANDWICH
License Number: 1505692
License ID: 2577788
Inspection Visit ID: 3211180
Inspection Date: Friday, July 18, 2008
Inspection Number: 1686670
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: 5
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 4
Number of Noncritical Violations: 1
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
05-09-1 Critical. No conspicuously located thermometer in holding unit. Front line RIC and 2 door RIC
22-17-1 Critical. Observed soiled reach-in cooler gaskets. Corrected On Site.
32-05-1 Critical. Observed bathroom facility in disrepair. Mens room
37-01-1 Ceiling tile missing above RIF in kitchen.
46-09-2 Critical. Exit signs not properly illuminated. For reporting purposes only. Front entrance

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2007 - June 30, 2008
Inspection For: THE CUBAN SANDWICH
License Number: 1505692
License ID: 2577788
Inspection Visit ID: 2839909
Inspection Date: Friday, February 08, 2008
Inspection Number: 1538777
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 Critical/Risk Violations: 3
Number of Noncritical Violations: 4
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
02-26-1 Critical. Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name. Corrected On Site.
23-03-1 Observed build-up of grease on hood filters
24-10-1 Observed utensils stored in crevices between equipment. Knife Corrected On Site.
32-04-1 Critical. Men and womens Bathroom not enclosed with tight-fitting, self-closing doors. Self closing device broken
37-01-1 Ceiling tile missing. Prep area
37-10-1 Observed attached equipment soiled with accumulated grease. Hood system
49-06-1 Critical. Observed flammable material stored around water heater. Corrected On Site.

Inspection For: THE CUBAN SANDWICH
License Number: 1505692
License ID: 2577788
Inspection Visit ID: 2839910
Inspection Date: Monday, August 20, 2007
Inspection Number: 1538778
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 Critical/Risk Violations: 4
Number of Noncritical Violations: 2
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
03A-07-1 Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Raw beef and ham
04-01-1 Critical. Cold holding equipment incapable of maintaining potentially hazardous food at proper temperatures. Sandwich unit in kitchen not maintaing 41 F or below. Recommended to move all phf's to move to another RIC.
14-36-1 Observed gaskets/seals on cold holding unit in poor repair. Sandwich unit
23-03-1 Observed heavy build-up of grease on hood filters
35B-03-1 Critical. Outer openings not protected with self-closing doors. Rear door. Repeat Violation.
45-36-1 Critical. Hood suppression system tag out-of-date. 01/07

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2006 - June 30, 2007
Inspection For: THE CUBAN SANDWICH
License Number: 1505692
Inspection Date: Wednesday, May 02, 2007
Inspection Number: 1455901
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: 6
Number of Noncritical Violations: 2
Details
1 risk violation 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.”
2 risk violations of code 03 which requires:
  • “03a - Cold food at proper temperatures during storage, display, service, transport and cold holding.”
  • “03b - Hot food at proper temperature.”
  • “03c - Foods properly cooked/reheated.”
  • “03d - Foods properly cooled.”
1 critical violation of code 05 which requires:
  • “Thermometers provided and conspicuously placed.”
1 violation of code 25 which requires:
  • “Single service items properly stored, handled, dispensed”
1 critical violation of code 35 which requires:
  • “35a - Presence of insects/rodents. Animals prohibited.”
  • “35b - Outer openings protected from insects, rodent proof.”
1 violation of code 36 which requires:
  • “Floors properly constructed, clean, drained, coved”
1 critical violation of code 46 which requires:
  • “Exiting system - adequate, good repair (For Reporting Purposes Only)”

Inspection For: THE CUBAN SANDWICH
License Number: 1505692
Inspection Date: Tuesday, October 10, 2006
Inspection Number: 1455903
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 Critical/Risk Violations: 4
Number of Noncritical Violations: 2
Details
1 violation of code 15 which requires:
  • “Non-food contact surfaces designed, constructed, maintained, installed, located”
1 risk violation of code 32 which requires:
  • “Restrooms with self-closing doors, fixtures operate properly, facility clean, supplied with hand soap, disposable towels or hand drying devices, tissue, covered waste receptacles.”
2 critical violations of code 35 which requires:
  • “35a - Presence of insects/rodents. Animals prohibited.”
  • “35b - Outer openings protected from insects, rodent proof.”
1 violation of code 37 which requires:
  • “Walls, ceilings, and attached equipment, constructed, clean”
1 risk violation of code 41 which requires:
  • “41a - Toxic substances properly stored.”
  • “41b - Toxic substances properly labeled, used.”

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

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 Cuban Sandwich 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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