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Alfredo's Paradiso

Alfredo's Paradiso
217 Crockett Blvd
Merritt Island, FL 32953
(321)453-6119

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Emergency Closure Orders Since October 2008

Notice According to Florida Statute 509.035; an emergency closure is not a disciplinary action, but rather an action taken to mitigate conditions that pose an elevated risk to the health, safety or welfare of the public or the establishment's employees. The licensee is closed until the conditions are corrected. Examples of conditions warranting immediate closure include: lack of approved utilities or hot water, sewage backups or overflows, fire damage, pest infestation or inadequate refrigeration.

A 24-hour callback inspection will be performed after an emergency closure or emergency suspension of license. The establishment may reopen only when a division inspection shows that all critical violations that caused the suspension are corrected.


Alfredo's Paradiso, Merritt Island was ordered Closed on May 18, 2012 due to Roach Activity and was allowed to Reopen on May 19, 2012

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3 Disciplinary Activity Orders Since January 2007

NoticeThe Division of Hotels and Restaurants conducts regular inspections of public food service establishments to assure compliance with state sanitation and safety laws.

Alfredo's Paradiso either allowed conditions to exist that pose an immediate threat to the public's health and safety or repeatedly did not correct non-critical violations noted during routine and call-back inspections, despite being given oral and written warnings and ample time to do so.

Each of the listed cases involves either a signed stipulation (“settlement”) between the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) and Alfredo's Paradiso or a Final Order issued after a formal administrative hearing has been conducted. Section 509.261, Florida Statutes, authorizes the Division of Hotels and Restaurants to fine, suspend or revoke the license of establishments that do not comply with state health and safety laws.


Case Number: 4--2011039364 - On September 07, 2011 Alfredo's Paradiso, Merritt Island was ordered to pay $440 for violations observed during its June 28, 2011 inspection.

Case Number: 4--2012023749 - On June 20, 2012 Alfredo's Paradiso, Merritt Island was ordered to pay $800 for violations observed during its May 18, 2012 inspection.

Case Number: 4--2012044320 - On November 19, 2012 Alfredo's Paradiso, Merritt Island was ordered to pay $0 for violations observed during its September 10, 2012 inspection.

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No (0) Food Misrepresentation Cases Since March 2006
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2 Food Service Inspections Since July 1, 2014
Inspection For: ALFREDO PARADISO
License Number: 1504259
License ID: 2755101
Inspection Visit ID: 5372928
Inspection Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Inspection Number: 2438841
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: 3
Number of Basic Violations: 9
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
14-01-4 Basic.Bowl or other container with no handle used to dispense food. Sugar.
23-04-4 Basic.Build-up of mold-like substance on nonfood-contact surface. Gasket and rim of drop in freezer.
36-32-4 Basic.Ceiling in disrepair. Walk in cooler sagging.
36-34-4 Basic.Ceiling soiled with accumulated food debris. Sauce splattered.
14-38-4 Basic.Food storage container/container lid cracked or broken.
14-43-4 Basic.Gaskets/seals on holding unit in poor repair. Reach in cooler salad station
36-13-4 Basic.Grease accumulated under cooking equipment. Under fryers. **. Repeat Violation**
14-31-4 Basic.Nonfood-grade bags used in direct contact with food. Black bag for pizza.
14-33-4 Basic.Reach-in cooler shelves with rust that has pitted the surface. Short reach in by walk in cooler. **. Repeat Violation**
29-34-4 High Priority.Vacuum breaker missing at hose bibb. Mop sink.
31A-03-4 Intermediate.Handwash sink not accessible for employee use due to items stored in the sink. Part to slicer. **Corrected On-Site**
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. Pastas in prep cooler. **. Repeat Violation**
41-17-4 Intermediate.Spray bottle containing toxic substance not labeled. Window cleaner **Corrected On-Site**

Inspection For: ALFREDO PARADISO
License Number: 1504259
License ID: 2755101
Inspection Visit ID: 5300258
Inspection Date: Monday, July 21, 2014
Inspection Number: 2405863
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: 2
Number of Intermediate Violations: 4
Number of Basic Violations: 12
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
36-13-4 Basic.Grease accumulated under cooking equipment. Fryer heavy grease.
36-24-4 Basic.Hole in wall. Corner leading into kitcken.
10-19-4 Basic.In-use tongs stored on oven door handle. **Corrected On-Site**
21-10-4 Basic.In-use wet wiping cloth/towel used under cutting board.
31B-04-4 Basic.No handwashing sign provided at a hand sink used by food employees. Restrooms. **. Repeat Violation**
14-40-4 Basic.Nonfood-contact equipment in poor repair. Walk in cooler floor peeling up. **. Repeat Violation**
38-11-4 Basic.Not enough light provided at a food working surface or where safety is a factor. Salad and sandwich station.
14-67-4 Basic.Reach-in cooler gasket torn/in disrepair. Pizza station.
14-33-4 Basic.Reach-in cooler shelves with rust that has pitted the surface. Low boy under slicer **. Repeat Violation**
25-06-4 Basic.Single-service articles not stored inverted or protected from contamination. Foil pans in kitchen and on top of cooler.
36-27-4 Basic.Walls soiled throughout.
02D-01-4 Basic.Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name. Dressings on lower shelf of table. **Corrected On-Site**
08A-21-4 High Priority.Raw animal foods not properly separated from one another based upon minimum required cooking temperature in walk-in cooler. Chicken over calamari. **Corrected On-Site**
41-11-4 High Priority.Toxic substance/chemical stored by or with single-service items. Degreaser by pizza boxes at pizza station. **Corrected On-Site**
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. Milk
22-28-4 Intermediate.Interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue. Kitchen low boy **. Repeat Violation**
53B-10-4 Intermediate.Records/documents for required employee training do not contain all of the required information.
47-03-4 Observed electrical wiring in disrepair. For reporting purposes only. Switch in walkin cooler missing cover plate. **. Repeat Violation**

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4 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014
Inspection For: ALFREDO PARADISO
License Number: 1504259
License ID: 2755101
Inspection Visit ID: 5219322
Inspection Date: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Inspection Number: 2379636
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: 7
Number of Basic Violations: 8
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
01C-06-4 Basic.Clams/mussels/oysters removed from original container for long-term storage.
24-07-4 Basic.Cleaned and sanitized equipment or utensils not properly stored. Touching lip of trash can. **Corrected On-Site**
14-11-4 Basic.Equipment in poor repair. Walk in floor peeling up. **. Repeat Violation**
08B-38-4 Basic.Food stored on floor. Bucket of chicken and sauce. **. Repeat Violation**
05-09-4 Basic.No conspicuously located ambient air temperature thermometer in holding unit. Kitchen unit.
31B-04-4 Basic.No handwashing sign provided at a hand sink used by food employees. Customer restrooms, both, sometimes used by employees.
14-33-4 Basic.Reach-in cooler shelves with rust that has pitted the surface. Lowboy below slicer
36-28-4 Basic.Wall soiled with accumulated grease. By fryer
12A-06-4 High Priority.Employee failed to wash hands before putting on new set of gloves to work with food.
09-01-4 High Priority.Employee touching ready-to-eat food with their bare hands - food was not being heated as a sole ingredient to 145 degrees F or immediately added to other ingredients to be cooked/heated to the minimum required temperature to allow bare hand contact. Establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure.
12A-05-4 High Priority.Employee used tobacco, ate, or drank then engaged in food preparation, handled clean equipment or utensils, or touched unwrapped single-service items without washing hands. Server drink then handled rolled silverware.
01C-03-4 Intermediate.Clam/mussel/oyster tags not marked with last date served.
31A-15-4 Intermediate.Employee filled water pitcher/cup at handwash sink.
22-28-4 Intermediate.Interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue. Kitchen low boy.
31B-02-4 Intermediate.No paper towels or mechanical hand drying device provided at handwash sink. Dish area **Corrected On-Site**
31B-03-4 Intermediate.No soap provided at handwash sink. Dish area **Corrected On-Site**
03F-10-4 Intermediate.No written procedures available for use of time as a public health control to hold potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food. **Corrected On-Site**
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.
47-03-4 Observed electrical wiring in disrepair. For reporting purposes only. Switch cover missing in walkin cooler for freezer light. **. Repeat Violation**

Inspection For: ALFREDO PARADISO
License Number: 1504259
License ID: 2755101
Inspection Visit ID: 5139117
Inspection Date: Thursday, December 12, 2013
Inspection Number: 2281761
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: 1
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
10-19-4 Basic.In-use tongs stored on oven door handle. **Corrected On-Site** **. Repeat Violation** **Warning**

Inspection For: ALFREDO PARADISO
License Number: 1504259
License ID: 2755101
Inspection Visit ID: 4952495
Inspection Date: Thursday, December 12, 2013
Inspection Number: 2281762
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
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
36-15-4 Basic.Food debris accumulated on walk in floor
10-19-4 Basic.In-use tongs stored on oven door handle. **. Repeat Violation**
31B-04-4 Basic.No handwashing sign provided at a hand sink used by food employees. Cook line
08B-17-4 Basic.Unwashed fruits/vegetables stored with ready-to-eat food. There is unwashed mushrooms over grated cheese in walk in
03A-02-4 High Priority.Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Eggwash 63f. Corrective action taken to ice batter.
53A-03-4 Intermediate.Food manager certification expired.
31A-09-4 Intermediate.Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times. The employee handsink in dry storage has items such as a mop bucket in front of it

Inspection For: ALFREDO PARADISO
License Number: 1504259
License ID: 2755101
Inspection Visit ID: 4952494
Inspection Date: Thursday, October 10, 2013
Inspection Number: 2281761
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: 22
Number of High Priority Violations: 2
Number of Intermediate Violations: 6
Number of Basic Violations: 14
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
23-06-4 Basic.Build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. The walk in fan has slight dust buildup **Warning**
36-74-4 Basic.Build-up of soil/debris on the floor along the walls, baseboards, cabinets and/or equipment. Throughout kitchen **Warning**
08B-45-4 Basic.Case/container/bag of food stored on floor in walk-in cooler/freezer. There is tube beef in a bucket on the walk in floor **Warning**
24-05-4 Basic.Clean glasses, cups, bowls, plates, pots and pans not stored inverted or in a protected manner. Pltesare food contact surface face up **Warning**
13-07-4 Basic.Employee wearing jewelry other than a plain ring on their hands/arms while preparing food. Bracelets **Warning**
14-11-4 Basic.Equipment in poor repair. The floor in the walk in is peeling up **Warning**
36-15-4 Basic.Food debris accumulated on kitchen floor. The water heater area has food debris on the floor **Warning**
36-13-4 Basic.Grease accumulated under cooking equipment. Fryer area is greasy **. Repeat Violation** **Warning**
10-19-4 Basic.In-use tongs stored on oven door handle. **Corrected On-Site** **. Repeat Violation** **Warning**
31B-04-4 Basic.No handwashing sign provided at a hand sink used by food employees. Cook line is missing hand wash sign **. Repeat Violation** **Warning**
14-40-4 Basic.Nonfood-contact equipment in poor repair. There is a light out on the hood **Warning**
13-09-4 Basic.Server scooping/portioning food (other than ice and beverages) has no hair restraint. Server making salads without hair retraint
24-18-4 Basic.Silverware/utensils stored upright with the food-contact surface up. The buffet has spoons face up. Corrected on site **Warning**
36-28-4 Basic.Wall soiled with accumulated grease. Throughout the kitchen in various spots **Warning**
12A-07-4 High Priority.Employee failed to wash hands before putting on gloves to work with food. Cook on the front line **Warning**
08B-02-4 High Priority.There is no take a clean plate sign at the buffett. **Corrected On-Site**
22-02-4 Intermediate.Accumulation of food debris/grease on food-contact surface. The bulk items food lids are dirty **Warning**
13-06-4 Intermediate.Employee with artificial nails/nail polish working with exposed food without wearing intact gloves. Orange fingernails and nail polish on servers.
22-22-4 Intermediate.Encrusted material on can opener blade. **. Repeat Violation** **Warning**
22-28-4 Intermediate.Interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue. The small coler under the slicer is dirty **. Repeat Violation** **Warning**
03F-10-4 Intermediate.No written procedures available for use of time as a public health control to hold potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food. Buffet lasts from 11-2 Form emailed to operator **Warning**
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. 2 new servers missing food cards **Warning**
47-03-4 Observed electrical wiring in disrepair. For reporting purposes only. Missing switch plate in freezer **Warning**

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013
Inspection For: ALFREDO PARADISO
License Number: 1504259
License ID: 2755101
Inspection Visit ID: 4952494
Inspection Date: Thursday, October 10, 2013
Inspection Number: 2281761
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: 22
Number of High Priority Violations: 2
Number of Intermediate Violations: 6
Number of Basic Violations: 14
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
23-06-4 Basic.Build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. The walk in fan has slight dust buildup **Warning**
36-74-4 Basic.Build-up of soil/debris on the floor along the walls, baseboards, cabinets and/or equipment. Throughout kitchen **Warning**
08B-45-4 Basic.Case/container/bag of food stored on floor in walk-in cooler/freezer. There is tube beef in a bucket on the walk in floor **Warning**
24-05-4 Basic.Clean glasses, cups, bowls, plates, pots and pans not stored inverted or in a protected manner. Pltesare food contact surface face up **Warning**
13-07-4 Basic.Employee wearing jewelry other than a plain ring on their hands/arms while preparing food. Bracelets **Warning**
14-11-4 Basic.Equipment in poor repair. The floor in the walk in is peeling up **Warning**
36-15-4 Basic.Food debris accumulated on kitchen floor. The water heater area has food debris on the floor **Warning**
36-13-4 Basic.Grease accumulated under cooking equipment. Fryer area is greasy **. Repeat Violation** **Warning**
10-19-4 Basic.In-use tongs stored on oven door handle. **Corrected On-Site** **. Repeat Violation** **Warning**
31B-04-4 Basic.No handwashing sign provided at a hand sink used by food employees. Cook line is missing hand wash sign **. Repeat Violation** **Warning**
14-40-4 Basic.Nonfood-contact equipment in poor repair. There is a light out on the hood **Warning**
13-09-4 Basic.Server scooping/portioning food (other than ice and beverages) has no hair restraint. Server making salads without hair retraint
24-18-4 Basic.Silverware/utensils stored upright with the food-contact surface up. The buffet has spoons face up. Corrected on site **Warning**
36-28-4 Basic.Wall soiled with accumulated grease. Throughout the kitchen in various spots **Warning**
12A-07-4 High Priority.Employee failed to wash hands before putting on gloves to work with food. Cook on the front line **Warning**
08B-02-4 High Priority.There is no take a clean plate sign at the buffett. **Corrected On-Site**
22-02-4 Intermediate.Accumulation of food debris/grease on food-contact surface. The bulk items food lids are dirty **Warning**
13-06-4 Intermediate.Employee with artificial nails/nail polish working with exposed food without wearing intact gloves. Orange fingernails and nail polish on servers.
22-22-4 Intermediate.Encrusted material on can opener blade. **. Repeat Violation** **Warning**
22-28-4 Intermediate.Interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue. The small coler under the slicer is dirty **. Repeat Violation** **Warning**
03F-10-4 Intermediate.No written procedures available for use of time as a public health control to hold potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food. Buffet lasts from 11-2 Form emailed to operator **Warning**
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. 2 new servers missing food cards **Warning**
47-03-4 Observed electrical wiring in disrepair. For reporting purposes only. Missing switch plate in freezer **Warning**

Inspection For: ALFREDO PARADISO
License Number: 1504259
License ID: 2755101
Inspection Visit ID: 4683243
Inspection Date: Thursday, April 11, 2013
Inspection Number: 2202542
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 High Priority Violations: 0
Number of Intermediate Violations: 2
Number of Basic Violations: 8
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
51-11-4 Basic.Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured. **Corrected On-Site**
36-73-4 Basic.Floor soiled/has accumulation of debris. Kitchen area
08B-38-4 Basic.Food stored on floor. Cans of sauce **Corrected On-Site**
10-19-4 Basic.In-use tongs stored on oven door handle between uses.
10-01-4 Basic.In-use utensil in nonpotentially hazardous food not stored with handle above top of food within a closed container. 2 oz souflee in salt. Corrected onsite
22-19-4 Basic.Interior of microwave soiled with encrusted food debris.
36-28-4 Basic.Wall soiled with accumulated dirt
21-12-4 Basic.Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. **Corrected On-Site**
22-27-4 Intermediate.Food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits. Coffe container on line **Corrected On-Site**
02B-02-4 Intermediate.Raw/undercooked animal food offered and establishment has no written consumer advisory. Raw animal foods must be fully cooked prior to service. **Corrected On-Site**

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4 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012
Inspection For: ALFREDO PARADISO
License Number: 1504259
License ID: 2755101
Inspection Visit ID: 4600207
Inspection Date: Saturday, May 19, 2012
Inspection Number: 2095284
Visit Number: 2
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Emergency Order Callback Complied - Return visit resulting from a previous facility closure found violations to be corrected.
Total Number of Violations: 7
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 4
Number of Noncritical Violations: 3
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
08A-26-1 Critical.- Violation: 08A-26-1Observed raw animal foods stored over ready-to-eat foods in the walkin freezer.
22-22-1 Critical.- Violation: 22-22-1Observed heavy encrusted material on can opener.
22-23-1 Critical.- Violation: 22-23-1Observed heavy encrusted, soiled material on slicer.
22-28-1 Critical.- Violation: 22-28-1Observed interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue. Sandwich make cooler
36-13-1 Violation: 36-13-1Observed heavy grease/grime accumulated under cooking equipment.
37-05-1 Violation: 37-05-1Observed wall heavily soiled with accumulated food debris throught kitchen and prep areas
37-11-1 Violation: 37-11-1Observed fan covers heavily soiled with accumulated dust in the walkin cooler.

Inspection For: ALFREDO PARADISO
License Number: 1504259
License ID: 2755101
Inspection Visit ID: 4343988
Inspection Date: Friday, May 18, 2012
Inspection Number: 2095284
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Emergency order recommended - Conditions have been found that endanger the health and safety of the public requiring immediate closure of the establishment.
Total Number of Violations: 17
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 14
Number of Noncritical Violations: 3
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
01B-14-1 Critical.- Observed several dented cans
08A-05-1 Critical.- vegetables not washed prior to preparation.
08A-26-1 Critical.- Observed raw animal foods stored over ready-to-eat foods in the walkin freezer.
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. /server cutting romain lettuce for salads with bare hands.
12B-07-1 Critical.- Observed an open beverages container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. Corrected On Site.
22-22-1 Critical.- Observed heavy encrusted material on can opener.
22-23-1 Critical.- Observed heavy encrusted, soiled material on slicer.
22-28-1 Critical.- Observed interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue. Sandwich make cooler
35A-03-1 Critical.- Observed 10 dead roaches on premises. Next to salad cooler,2 dead on shelf on cook line
35A-05-1 Critical.- Observed roach activity as evidenced by live20 roaches found crawling inside the boxes of pasta
35A-05-1 Critical.- Observed roach activity as evidenced by 20 live roaches found crawling out of the crevices of walls in prep area.
35A-05-1 Critical.- Observed roach activity as evidenced by 5 live roaches found under soda station.
35A-05-1 Critical.- Observed roach activity as evidenced by1 live roaches found next to steam table on cook line
35A-05-1 Critical.- Observed roach activity as evidenced by 4 live roaches found on shelf on steam table
36-13-1 Observed heavy grease/grime accumulated under cooking equipment.
37-05-1 Observed wall heavily soiled with accumulated food debris throught kitchen and prep areas
37-11-1 Observed fan covers heavily soiled with accumulated dust in the walkin cooler.

Inspection For: ALFREDO PARADISO
License Number: 1504259
License ID: 2755101
Inspection Visit ID: 4491463
Inspection Date: Friday, October 07, 2011
Inspection Number: 2055757
Visit Number: 2
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Admin. Complaint Callback Complied - Return visit resulting from an administrative complaint found violations to be corrected.
Total Number of Violations: 0
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 0
Number of Noncritical Violations: 0

Inspection For: ALFREDO PARADISO
License Number: 1504259
License ID: 2755101
Inspection Visit ID: 4343989
Inspection Date: Friday, October 07, 2011
Inspection Number: 2095285
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: 2
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 1
Number of Noncritical Violations: 1
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
22-22-1 Critical. Observed encrusted material on can opener. Corrected On Site.
23-06-1 Observed build-up of food debris, dust on buffet cooler. Corrected On Site.

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4 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011
Inspection For: ALFREDO PARADISO
License Number: 1504259
License ID: 2755101
Inspection Visit ID: 4280472
Inspection Date: Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Inspection Number: 2055757
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Administrative complaint recommended - Existence of critical violations found in an initial inspection require administrative action to ensure compliance.
Total Number of Violations: 10
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 5
Number of Noncritical Violations: 5
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).
03D-01-1 Critical. Observed food being cooled by nonapproved method. Observed deep 10 inch plastic covered container of leftover soup improperly cooled in walk-in cooler overnight. Also,cooked pasta found cooling in six inch deep plastic wrapped covered container for three hours internal temperature of 56 DEGREES F,in walk-in cooler.
03D-05-1 Critical. Cooked potentially hazardous food not cooled from 135 degrees Fahrenheit to 41 degrees Fahrenheit within 6 hours. Soup in covered 10 inch deep covered container cooled overnight in walk-in cooler,noted at 51 DEGREES F internal temperature. STOP SALE.
12A-15-1 Critical. Observed handsink used for purposes other than the designated use. Handsink found used for drying pansby triple sink. Corrected On Site.
14-37-1 Observed cutting board grooved/pitted and no longer cleanable at salad bar cooler.
23-05-1 Observed heavy residue build-up on doors of dish machine.
31-09-1 Critical. Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times by triple sink,blocked by equipment. Corrected On Site.
36-14-1 Observed grease accumulated on kitchen floor behind/below cooking equipment and food sidue below three compartment sink in kitchen. Repeat Violation.
37-02-1 Observed holes in wall below dish machine on east side of kitchen. Repeat Violation.
38-07-1 Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers on ceiling above cook's line cooler. Repeat Violation.

Inspection For: ALFREDO PARADISO
License Number: 1504259
License ID: 2755101
Inspection Visit ID: 4198456
Inspection Date: Thursday, March 03, 2011
Inspection Number: 2011667
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 Critical/Risk Violations: 0
Number of Noncritical Violations: 3
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
37-02-1 Violation: 37-02-1Observed holes in east wall in kitchen.
37-18-1 Violation: 37-18-1Observed dusty ceiling tiles and/or air conditioning vent covers in kitchen above pasta cook line.
38-07-1 Violation: 38-07-1Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers above pasta cook line cooler in kitchen.

Inspection For: ALFREDO PARADISO
License Number: 1504259
License ID: 2755101
Inspection Visit ID: 4033949
Inspection Date: Wednesday, March 02, 2011
Inspection Number: 2011667
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: 11
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 7
Number of Noncritical Violations: 4
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).
02-22-1 Critical. Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked for packaged lasgna in walk in cooler.
03A-07-1 Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Cooked lasgna 45 DF,raw mahi mahi 49 DF,cooked sausage 47 DF,shredded mozzaralle cheese 47 DF cold holding overnight in walk in cooler. STOP SALE.
03D-01-1 Critical. Observed food being cooled by nonapproved method. Observed cooked pastas, and peppers n onions,placed warm 67-127 DF for cooling in deep covered containers in walkin cooler.
04-01-1 Critical. Cold holding equipment,walk in cooler incapable of maintaining potentially hazardous food at proper temperatures.
22-23-1 Critical. Observed encrusted, soiled material on slicer. Corrected On Site.
36-14-1 Observed grease accumulated on kitchen floor below fryer. Repeat Violation.
37-02-1 Observed holes in east wall in kitchen.
37-18-1 Observed dusty ceiling tiles and/or air conditioning vent covers in kitchen above pasta cook line.
38-07-1 Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers above pasta cook line cooler in kitchen.
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. Observ4 all employee training certificates expired in 2010. Repeat Violation.

Inspection For: ALFREDO PARADISO
License Number: 1504259
License ID: 2755101
Inspection Visit ID: 4033950
Inspection Date: Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Inspection Number: 2011668
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]
12A-09-1 Critical. Observed food employee wearing jewelry other than a plain ring on their hands/arms while preparing food. Corrected On Site.
14-37-1 Observed wood cutting board cracked on cook's cooler.
15-28-2 Hood filters are not tight-fitting and firmly held in place - leaving open spaces above gas stove. For reporting purposes only.
27-16-1 Critical. Hot water shut off at employee hand wash sink at waitress station.
36-14-1 Observed grease accumulated on kitchen floor below fryer. Repeat Violation.
37-06-1 Observed wall soiled with accumulated grease adjacent to fryer.
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. Employees training expired.

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2010
Inspection For: ALFREDO PARADISO
License Number: 1504259
License ID: 2755101
Inspection Visit ID: 3697341
Inspection Date: Tuesday, May 11, 2010
Inspection Number: 1900432
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: 4
Number of Noncritical Violations: 5
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
08A-26-1 Critical. Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food and unwashed produce in walkin cooler. Corrected On Site.
12A-33-1 Critical. Alternative Operating Procedure for bare-hand contact with ready-to-eat food not reviewed annually. AOP plan implementated 5/2009,requires yearly review with staff.
31-09-1 Critical. Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times. Sink blocked by containers air drying at end of dish line at handwash sinlk. Corrected On Site.
32-16-1 Critical. Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions at cook's line. Corrected On Site.
36-13-1 Observed grease accumulated under fryers/cooking equipment.
36-15-1 Observed food debris accumulated on kitchen floor along wall junction below cook equipment and cook's steam table in kitchen.
37-02-1 Observed holes along east wall in kitchen starting from salad plate refrigerator till end of dish line by handwash sink. Repeat Violation.
37-05-1 Observed wall soiled with accumulated food debris by cook's steam table.
37-11-1 Observed attached equipment soiled with accumulated dust. Observed dust buildup above pizza oven.

Inspection For: ALFREDO PARADISO
License Number: 1504259
License ID: 2755101
Inspection Visit ID: 3697342
Inspection Date: Thursday, December 03, 2009
Inspection Number: 1900433
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: 6
Number of Noncritical Violations: 4
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
01B-24-1 Critical. Ready-to-eat potentially hazardous food not consumed/sold within 7 days after preparation. Food may not be served. Operator discarded into garbage.
02-08-1 Critical. Observed processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food opened and frozen, not properly date marked for lasgna. 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 for alfredo sauce and soup. Corrected On Site.
08A-28-1 Critical. Observed food stored on floor in walk in freezer. Corrected On Site. Repeat Violation.
15-32-1 Observed walk-in freezer and heat strip on door gasket torn/in disrepair.
22-22-1 Critical. Observed encrusted material on can opener. Corrected On Site. Repeat Violation.
32-15-1 Critical. No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees in kitchen and sandwich making station. Corrected On Site.
36-15-1 Observed food debris accumulated on kitchen floor below dish machine to end of triple sink.
37-19-1 Observed moldy ceiling tiles and/or air conditioning vent cover in kitchen above pasta cooler.
38-07-1 Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers above pasta cooler in kitchen.

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2008 - June 30, 2009
Inspection For: ALFREDO PARADISO
License Number: 1504259
License ID: 2755101
Inspection Visit ID: 3242776
Inspection Date: Wednesday, January 07, 2009
Inspection Number: 1708621
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: 3
Number of Noncritical Violations: 2
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
03D-05-1 Critical. Cooked potentially hazardous food not cooled from 135 degrees Fahrenheit to 41 degrees Fahrenheit within 6 hours. Observed large pan of baked lasgna at 51 degrees cooled overnight in walkin cooler. Operator immediately allowed to reheat to 165 degrees F within 2 hours and Begin cooling again by using freezers. Corrected On Site.
08A-28-1 Critical. Observed canned food stored on floor in kitchen and walkin freezer. Corrected On Site.
22-22-1 Critical. Observed encrusted material on can opener. Corrected On Site.
23-06-1 Observed build-up of dust or dirt on hood filters.
37-03-1 Observed wall in disrepair by kitchen handsink.

Inspection For: ALFREDO PARADISO
License Number: 1504259
License ID: 2755101
Inspection Visit ID: 3242777
Inspection Date: Thursday, July 24, 2008
Inspection Number: 1708622
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]
08A-27-1 Critical. Observed raw animal food [raw eggs] stored over cooked food. Corrected On Site.
08A-28-1 Critical. Observed food stored on floor in walkin freezer. Corrected On Site.
22-20-1 Critical. Observed buildup of slime in the interior door of ice machine at bar. Corrected On Site.
36-14-1 Observed grease accumulated on kitchen floor below fryer.
37-03-1 Observed wall in disrepair. Observed a hole in walladjacent to premade kitchen salad cooler and baseboard is missing. Repeat Violation.
37-05-1 Observed wall soiled with accumulated food debris below triple sink.
51-29-1 Observed no child labor law poster. Corrected On Site. Poster given to operator

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2007 - June 30, 2008
Inspection For: ALFREDO PARADISO
License Number: 1504259
License ID: 2755101
Inspection Visit ID: 2855462
Inspection Date: Thursday, February 07, 2008
Inspection Number: 1544499
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]
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 lasgna. Corrected On Site.
06-04-1 Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food [raw frozen lamb shanks] thawed at room temperature. Corrected On Site.
08A-22-1 Critical. Observed improper horizontal separation of raw animal foods and ready-to-eat foods. Raw eggs stored adjacent to fresh produce in WIC. Corrected On Site.
10-02-1 In-use utensil not stored on a clean portion of food preparation or cooking equipment. Observed tongs stored hanging from oven handles in kitchen.
12B-04-1 Critical. Observed a designated employee drink area located on citting board at cookline. Corrected On Site.
21-15-1 Observed cleaned wiping cloth that has food debris/soil on cutting board. Corrected On Site.
23-03-1 Observed build-up of grease on hood filters and exterior sides of deep fryer.
29-17-1 Waste line missing at soda gun holster at drink ice station.
31-12-1 Critical. Observed handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing. Observe cooking utensils stored in handsink. Corrected On Site.
36-15-1 Observed food debris accumulated on kitchen floor below fryer,stove,upright refrigerator. Repeat Violation.
37-03-1 Observed wall in disrepair by kitchen salad station;baseboard is missing and wall in poor repair. Repeat Violation.

Inspection For: ALFREDO PARADISO
License Number: 1504259
License ID: 2755101
Inspection Visit ID: 2855463
Inspection Date: Monday, August 06, 2007
Inspection Number: 1544500
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]
12A-03-1 Critical. Observed food employee (cook) washing hands in triple sink other than an approved hand wash sink. Corrected On Site.
14-37-1 Observed sandwich/salad makeline cooler cutting board with small grooves. Board may be resurfaced.
15-35-1 Nonfood-contact equipment exposed to splash/spillage not constructed of materials that are corrosion resistant, non-absorbent, smooth and easily cleanable. Observed wood shelf not sealed, in WIC.
23-05-1 Observed old flour residue build-up on baseexterior of dough mixer.
36-15-1 Observed moderate food debris accumulated on kitchen floor by kitchen premade salad cooler, below four burner stove and belOw dishmachine. Corrected On Site.
37-02-1 Observed hole in wall adjacent to premade kitchen salad cooler and basebord is missing and wall in poor repair in this area.

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4 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2006 - June 30, 2007
Inspection For: ALFREDO PARADISO
License Number: 1504259
Inspection Date: Wednesday, June 20, 2007
Inspection Number: 1535840
Visit Number: 2
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Complaint Full
Inspection Disposition: Call Back - Admin. complaint recommended
Total Number of Violations: 6
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 0
Number of Noncritical Violations: 6

Inspection For: ALFREDO PARADISO
License Number: 1504259
Inspection Date: Tuesday, June 05, 2007
Inspection Number: 1535840
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: 14
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 10
Number of Noncritical Violations: 4
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.”
1 risk violation 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 04 which requires:
  • “Facilities to maintain product temperature.”
1 critical violation of code 05 which requires:
  • “Thermometers provided and conspicuously placed.”
1 critical violation of code 06 which requires:
  • “Potentially hazardous food properly thawed.”
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 09 which requires:
  • “Foods handled with minimum contact.”
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 violation of code 13 which requires:
  • “Clean clothes, hair restraints”
2 violations of code 14 which requires:
  • “Food contact surfaces designed, constructed, maintained, installed, located”
1 critical violation of code 31 which requires:
  • “Toilet and hand washing facilities, number, convenient, designed, installed.”
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.”
1 violation of code 36 which requires:
  • “Floors properly constructed, clean, drained, coved”

Inspection For: ALFREDO PARADISO
License Number: 1504259
Inspection Date: Monday, February 19, 2007
Inspection Number: 1475852
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: ALFREDO PARADISO
License Number: 1504259
Inspection Date: Tuesday, January 16, 2007
Inspection Number: 1475852
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: 17
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 8
Number of Noncritical Violations: 9
Details
1 risk violation of code 01 which requires:
  • “01a - Food obtained from approved source.”
  • “01b - Wholesome, sound condition.”
2 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 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 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 violation of code 10 which requires:
  • “In use food dispensing utensils properly stored”
1 violation 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 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 violation of code 33 which requires:
  • “Containers covered, adequate number, insect and rodent proof, emptied at proper intervals, clean”
1 violation of code 36 which requires:
  • “Floors properly constructed, clean, drained, coved”
2 violations 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.”
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 Alfredo's Paradiso in Merritt Island 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 Merritt Island's Alfredo's Paradiso.

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 Alfredo's Paradiso 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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