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Carrabba's Italian Grill #6007

Carrabba's Italian Grill #6007
60 Palmetto Ave
Merritt Island, FL 32953
(321)453-7045

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3 Food Service Inspections Since July 1, 2014
Inspection For: CARRABBA'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1504719
License ID: 4046763
Inspection Visit ID: 5332026
Inspection Date: Monday, October 27, 2014
Inspection Number: 2427408
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
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
36-43-4 Basic.Dusty ceiling tiles and/or air conditioning vent covers.
14-11-4 Basic.Equipment in poor repair. Salad station, called in for repair.
10-20-4 Basic.In-use spatula stored on equipment door handle between uses. **Corrected On-Site**
03A-02-4 High Priority.Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Pomo 44° anatriciana 44°
31A-03-4 Intermediate.Handwash sink not accessible for employee use due to items stored in the sink. Towels **Corrected On-Site**

Inspection For: CARRABBA'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1504719
License ID: 4046763
Inspection Visit ID: 5386418
Inspection Date: Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Inspection Number: 2442607
Visit Number: 2
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Complaint Full
Inspection Disposition: Call Back - Complied - Return visit from a previous warning found violations to be corrected.
Total Number of Violations: 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]
36-44-4 Basic.Ceiling tiles and/or air conditioning vent covers had accumulation of mold-like substance. Dish/ server area. **Warning**

Inspection For: CARRABBA'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1504719
License ID: 4046763
Inspection Visit ID: 5386263
Inspection Date: Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Inspection Number: 2442607
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: 11
Number of High Priority Violations: 6
Number of Intermediate Violations: 2
Number of Basic Violations: 3
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
36-44-4 Basic.Ceiling tiles and/or air conditioning vent covers had accumulation of mold-like substance. Dish/ server area. **Warning**
14-11-4 Basic.Equipment in poor repair. Cookline coolers iced up, repairman was already called. **Warning**
29-11-4 Basic.Leaking pipe at plumbing fixture. Cookline hand wash sink. **Warning**
22-49-4 High Priority.Dishmachine not sanitizing properly. Discontinue use of dishmachine for sanitizing and set up manual sanitization until dishmachine is repaired and sanitizing properly. **Warning**
03A-02-4 High Priority.Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. **Warning**
01B-26-4 High Priority.Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food found greater than 47 degrees Fahrenheit but less than 70 degrees Fahrenheit more than six hours. See stop sale. **Warning**
03F-05-4 High Priority.Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food held using time as a public health control based upon a specific start and discard time, not to exceed the 4-hour/6-hour limit, not discarded at the time specified in the written procedure. Operator discarded. **Warning**
03F-02-4 High Priority.Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food identified in the written procedure as a food held using time as a public health control has no time marking and the time removed from temperature control cannot be determined. Opened at 11 product to be discarded at 3. **Warning**
22-43-4 High Priority.Quaternary ammonium sanitizer not at proper minimum strength for manual warewashing. Do not use equipment/utensils not properly sanitized. Bar **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
31A-09-4 Intermediate.Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times. Cookline blocked by tub of dirty dishes. **Warning**
22-01-4 Intermediate.Soda gun soiled. Bar. **Warning**

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3 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014
Inspection For: CARRABBA'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1504719
License ID: 4046763
Inspection Visit ID: 5256881
Inspection Date: Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Inspection Number: 2386667
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 High Priority Violations: 1
Number of Intermediate Violations: 2
Number of Basic Violations: 6
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
14-01-4 Basic.Bowl or other container with no handle used to dispense food. Cup in Chocolate chips in dry storage. **Corrected On-Site**
12B-07-4 Basic.Employee beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. **Corrected On-Site**
13-07-4 Basic.Employee wearing jewelry other than a plain ring on their hands/arms while preparing food. Watch **Corrected On-Site**
10-18-4 Basic.In-use utensil stored in sanitizer between uses. Spoodle **Corrected On-Site**
08B-54-4 Basic.Uncovered food stored near sink exposed to splash. Cut Lemons **Corrected On-Site**
36-26-4 Basic.Wall soiled with accumulated black debris in dishwashing area.
29-35-4 High Priority.No vacuum breaker on fitting/splitter added to hose bibb. **Corrected On-Site**
22-21-4 Intermediate.Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance inside the ice bin. Server area.
31B-02-4 Intermediate.No paper towels or mechanical hand drying device provided at handwash sink. Employee mens room. **Corrected On-Site**

Inspection For: CARRABBA'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1504719
License ID: 4046763
Inspection Visit ID: 5017401
Inspection Date: Thursday, February 27, 2014
Inspection Number: 2326949
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: 2
Number of Intermediate Violations: 1
Number of Basic Violations: 4
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ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
14-09-4 Basic.Cutting boards has cut marks and is no longer cleanable.
36-41-4 Basic.Fan cover in walk-in cooler has heavy accumulation of dust/debris.
10-03-4 Basic.In-use utensil used with moist food stored in running water with insufficient velocity to flush food particles away.
36-27-4 Basic.Walls soiled throughout back area.
29-43-4 High Priority.No vacuum breaker on fitting/splitter added to mop sink faucet. And hose bibb in dish area under hand wash sink.
08A-05-4 High Priority.Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. Raw pork over dough in non hermetically sealed bag **Corrected On-Site**
22-01-4 Intermediate.Soda gun soiled. Bar

Inspection For: CARRABBA'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1504719
License ID: 4046763
Inspection Visit ID: 5017402
Inspection Date: Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Inspection Number: 2326950
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 12
Number of High Priority Violations: 2
Number of Intermediate Violations: 2
Number of Basic Violations: 8
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
14-01-4 Basic.Bowl or other container with no handle used to dispense food. / condiment cup utilized to scoop sugar server station **Corrected On-Site**
14-09-4 Basic.Cutting board has heavy cut marks and is no longer cleanable. / portable red and white boards / gm switched out/ in place boards in back prep area
24-08-4 Basic.Equipment and utensils not properly air-dried - wet nesting. / cups in the back drink station atea
36-10-4 Basic.Floor front line cooks area broken/ cracked tiles causing standing water on this floor
14-67-4 Basic.Reach-in cooler gasket torn/in disrepair. / draw front line reach in
14-38-4 Basic.Several Food storage container/container lid cracked or broken.
36-26-4 Basic.Wall soiled with heavy accumulated black debris in dishwashing area.
02D-01-4 Basic.Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name. / bulk sugar / sugar in the server station**Corrected On-Site**
03A-02-4 High Priority.Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. / cooked pasta in front line draw not able to determine when the product went out of temperature stop sale- butter in top reach in cooks line above the chill line 48 degrees f recommended rapid chil less than 4 hrs
01B-02-4 High Priority.Stop Sale issued on potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food due to temperature abuse. / pasta unable to determine the amount of time product was out of temperature
22-22-4 Intermediate.Heavily Encrusted material on can opener blade.
31B-05-4 Intermediate.Paper towel dispenser at handwash sink not working/unable to dispense paper towels. / front cook line/ back by dishmachine **Corrected On-Site**

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3 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013
Inspection For: CARRABBA'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1504719
License ID: 4046763
Inspection Visit ID: 5017402
Inspection Date: Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Inspection Number: 2326950
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 12
Number of High Priority Violations: 2
Number of Intermediate Violations: 2
Number of Basic Violations: 8
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
14-01-4 Basic.Bowl or other container with no handle used to dispense food. / condiment cup utilized to scoop sugar server station **Corrected On-Site**
14-09-4 Basic.Cutting board has heavy cut marks and is no longer cleanable. / portable red and white boards / gm switched out/ in place boards in back prep area
24-08-4 Basic.Equipment and utensils not properly air-dried - wet nesting. / cups in the back drink station atea
36-10-4 Basic.Floor front line cooks area broken/ cracked tiles causing standing water on this floor
14-67-4 Basic.Reach-in cooler gasket torn/in disrepair. / draw front line reach in
14-38-4 Basic.Several Food storage container/container lid cracked or broken.
36-26-4 Basic.Wall soiled with heavy accumulated black debris in dishwashing area.
02D-01-4 Basic.Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name. / bulk sugar / sugar in the server station**Corrected On-Site**
03A-02-4 High Priority.Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. / cooked pasta in front line draw not able to determine when the product went out of temperature stop sale- butter in top reach in cooks line above the chill line 48 degrees f recommended rapid chil less than 4 hrs
01B-02-4 High Priority.Stop Sale issued on potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food due to temperature abuse. / pasta unable to determine the amount of time product was out of temperature
22-22-4 Intermediate.Heavily Encrusted material on can opener blade.
31B-05-4 Intermediate.Paper towel dispenser at handwash sink not working/unable to dispense paper towels. / front cook line/ back by dishmachine **Corrected On-Site**

Inspection For: CARRABBA'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1504719
License ID: 4046763
Inspection Visit ID: 4709683
Inspection Date: Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Inspection Number: 2222326
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: 1
Number of Intermediate Violations: 1
Number of Basic Violations: 8
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ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
03C-06-4 High Priority.Comminuted meat not reaching a minimum internal temperature of 155 degrees Fahrenheit for 15 seconds or equivalent time/temperature combination as specified in cooking chart. / hamburger recommended to keep cooking re- temp at 165-190 **Corrected On-Site**
14-09-4 Basic.Poratable Cutting board has heavy cut marks and is no longer cleanable.
14-47-4 Basic.Nonfood-contact equipment exposed to splash/spillage not constructed of materials that are corrosion resistant, non-absorbent, smooth and easily cleanable. / shelving in dry storage **. Repeat Violation**
16-55-4 Basic.Dishmachine not washing/rinsing properly. Must wash, rinse and sanitize all dishware, equipment and utensils in three-compartment sink until dishmachine is functioning properly. / dripping over side
21-12-4 Basic.Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. / prep area
23-05-4 Basic.Heavy Soil residue build-up on mop sink
31A-09-4 Intermediate.Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times. / front line **Corrected On-Site**
36-13-4 Basic.Heavy Grease accumulated under cooking equipment.
36-43-4 Basic.Heavy Dust tile air conditioning vent covers. / in front of freezer
38-01-4 Basic.Light shield damaged/in disrepair. / dish machine area/ stock area

Inspection For: CARRABBA'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1504719
License ID: 4046763
Inspection Visit ID: 4709684
Inspection Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Inspection Number: 2222327
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: 3
Number of Noncritical Violations: 8
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
08A-29-1 Critical.- Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area. /open packages of bulk products not properly closed Corrected On Site.
14-36-1 Observed gaskets/seals on cold holding unit in poor repair. /fish and salad draws front line
14-37-1 Observed all cutting boards heavily grooved/pitted and no longer cleanable.
15-35-1 shelving dry storage
18-04-1 Observed old labels stuck to food containers after cleaning.
20B-03-1 Critical.- Thermotape failed to turn black to indicate that the sanitization temperature of 160 degrees Fahrenheit was achieved on the dish surface. MUST MANUALLY SANITIZE UNTIL PROPER WATER TEMPERATURE FOR SANTIATION IS ACHIEVED
23-04-1 Observed build-up of mold-like substance on surface between door jam walk in cooler and build up around the pepper grinder Corrected On Site.
24-08-1 Equipment and utensils not properly air-dried. /plastic containers
30-02-1 Critical.- Vacuum breaker mising at hose bibb. /mop sink with split y
34-09-1 Observed grease on the ground and/or pad around grease/garbage receptacles
36-22-1 Observed floor area(s) covered with moderate amount of standing water walk in cooler floor Corrected On Site.

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012
Inspection For: CARRABBA'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1504719
License ID: 4046763
Inspection Visit ID: 4374760
Inspection Date: Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Inspection Number: 2118403
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: 1
Number of Noncritical Violations: 4
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
08A-05-1 Critical. Fruits/vegetables not washed prior to preparation. Observed unwashed celery being cut at prep line,then washing. Operator informed of correct procedure. Corrected On Site.
23-05-1 Observed residue build-up on exterior bottom ledges of tilt skillet in kitchen.
24-07-1 Cleaned and sanitized equipment, utensils, linens or single-service not properly stored. Cutting boards leaning on floor between prep tables. Corrected On Site.
37-18-1 Observed moderate dusty ceiling tiles by dish washing line.
37-18-1 Observed dusty ceiling tiles and/or air conditioning vent covers indining room.

Inspection For: CARRABBA'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1504719
License ID: 4046763
Inspection Visit ID: 4441495
Inspection Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Inspection Number: 2142607
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Complaint Full
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]
03A-07-1 Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. 48 degress butter,marinara and soup. In the pizza box. Repeat Violation.
04-01-1 Critical. Cold holding equipment incapable of maintaining potentially hazardous food at proper temperatures.
09-03-1 Critical. Observed nonready-to-eat food handled by employees without the use of gloves, deli paper, scoops, tongs or other utensils. Prep cook handling clean produce Corrected On Site.
12A-16-1 Critical. Observed employee engage in food preparation, handle clean equipment or utensils, or touch unwrapped single-service items, without washing hands. Put on food handling gloves without washing hands Corrected On Site.
18-04-1 Observed old labels stuck to food containers after cleaning.

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4 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011
Inspection For: CARRABBA'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1504719
License ID: 4046763
Inspection Visit ID: 4257496
Inspection Date: Thursday, June 02, 2011
Inspection Number: 2049359
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: 2
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 0
Number of Noncritical Violations: 2
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
15-30-1 Violation: 15-30-1Some shelves attached to walls in walk-ins not constructed of materials that are corrosion resistant, non-absorbent, smooth and easily cleanable. Note:manager replaced one section of shelves and other sections on back order.
37-14-1 Violation: 37-14-1Observed ceiling in disrepair. Observed some rusting metal tracks for ceiling tiles on east side of dish machime.

Inspection For: CARRABBA'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1504719
License ID: 4046763
Inspection Visit ID: 4257513
Inspection Date: Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Inspection Number: 2049359
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: 8
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 6
Number of Noncritical Violations: 2
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).
03A-07-1 Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Manicotti cold holding 45 DEGREES F, overnight in walk in cooler.
03A-07-1 Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Sausage/lentel soup cold holding overnight in pizza line cooler.
04-01-1 Critical. Cold holding equipment incapable of maintaining potentially hazardous food at proper temperatures. Walk in cooler some foods cold holding overnight 45 DEGREES F.
04-01-1 Critical. Cold holding equipment incapable of maintaining potentially hazardous food at proper temperatures. Pizza line cooler cold holding foods overnight in bottom of unit 45 DEGREES F.
15-30-1 Some shelves attached to walls in walk-ins not constructed of materials that are corrosion resistant, non-absorbent, smooth and easily cleanable. Note:manager replaced section of shelves and other sections on back order.
20B-02-1 Critical. Hot water sanitizing dishmachine final rinse not reaching proper temperature at manifold. Thermotape did not turn black after several cycles in high temperature dish machine.
37-14-1 Observed ceiling in disrepair. Observed some rusting metal tracks for ceiling tiles on east side of dish machime.

Inspection For: CARRABBA'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1504719
License ID: 4046763
Inspection Visit ID: 4018985
Inspection Date: Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Inspection Number: 2001309
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]
22-20-1 Critical. Observed buildup of slime on the interior chrome surfaces of ice machine. Corrected On Site.
23-05-1 Observed residue build-up on catch pans and sides of grills on cook's line. EMPLOYEES CLEANING DURING INSPECTION. Corrected On Site

Inspection For: CARRABBA'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1504719
License ID: 4046763
Inspection Visit ID: 4018986
Inspection Date: Monday, October 18, 2010
Inspection Number: 2001310
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 3
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 0
Number of Noncritical Violations: 3
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
14-37-1 Observed cutting boards grooved/pitted/heavily stained and no longer cleanable at rear kitchen prep tables and prep table By brick oven. Repeat Violation.
37-04-1 Observed wall soiled with accumulated black debris in dishwashing area. Repeat Violation.
37-11-1 Observed attached equipment,fan covers soiled with accumulated dust in walk in cooler. Corrected On Site.

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2010
Inspection For: CARRABBA'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1504719
License ID: 4046763
Inspection Visit ID: 3682379
Inspection Date: Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Inspection Number: 1890035
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]
02-08-1 Critical. Observed processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food opened and frozen, not properly date marked for cooked crab meat in walkin cooler. Corrected On Site.
14-37-1 Observed two cutting boards grooved/pitted and no longer at cleanable at sautee lines.
37-04-1 Observed wall soiled with accumulated black debris in dishwashing area. Corrected On Site.
37-14-1 Observed ceiling metal tract for tiles rusting in dish room. Repeat Violation.

Inspection For: CARRABBA'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1504719
License ID: 4046763
Inspection Visit ID: 3682380
Inspection Date: Thursday, December 03, 2009
Inspection Number: 1890036
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 12
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 5
Number of Noncritical Violations: 7
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 precooked beef ribs 49 degrees Farenheit,cooled four inches deep in covered lexan pan overnight in walk in cooler. Operator allowed to reheat one time before discarding. Corrected On Site.
12B-05-1 Critical. Observed location of designated employee drinking area causing possible cross-contamination. Covered drink on prep table. Corrected On Site.
14-33-1 Observed equipment in poor repair. Observed broken lexan pans. Corrected On Site.
14-37-1 Observed cutting boards grooved/pitted and no longer cleanable. Corrected On Site.
18-04-1 Observed old labels stuck to food containers after cleaning.
20A-10-1 Critical. Dishmachine chlorine sanitizer not at proper minimum strength. Corrected On Site.
22-20-1 Critical. Observed buildup of slime in the interior of ice machine.
22-21-1 Critical. Observed soil buildup inside ice bin at waitress stations.
37-04-1 Observed wall soiled with accumulated black debris in three compartment sink dishwashing area.
37-11-1 Observed attached equipment fan covers soiled with accumulated dust in walk in cooler. Corrected On Site.
37-12-1 Ceiling not smooth and easily cleanable. Observed ceiling tiles metal holding trim rusting in dishwashing areas.
37-19-1 Observed moldy ceiling tiles and/or air conditioning vent covers in dishwashing areas. Repeat Violation.

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2008 - June 30, 2009
Inspection For: CARRABBA'S ITALIAN GRILL INC
License Number: 1504719
License ID: 2135393
Inspection Visit ID: 3184236
Inspection Date: Monday, March 23, 2009
Inspection Number: 1667790
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 8
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 4
Number of Noncritical Violations: 4
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
08A-27-1 Critical. Observed raw animal food stored over cooked food. Raw chicken stored over cooked mushrooms. Corrected On Site.
22-21-1 Critical. Observed black soil buildup inside back wall of ice bin at waitress station.
22-28-1 Critical. Observed interior of pizza reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue.
36-11-1 Floors not maintained smooth and durable in ar preparation area;regroiting needed between floor tiles.
37-08-1 Observed attached equipment,doors to employees restrooms soiled with accumulated food debris.
37-11-1 Observed attached equipment. Ceiling tile and a/c vents above salad line soiled with accumulated dust. Corrected On Site.
37-14-1 Observed ceiling tile in disrepair above dishmachine.
41A-10-1 Critical. Observed toxic spray bottle/ item improperly stored on top of dishmachine. Corrected On Site.

Inspection For: CARRABBA'S ITALIAN GRILL INC
License Number: 1504719
License ID: 2135393
Inspection Visit ID: 3184237
Inspection Date: Friday, September 12, 2008
Inspection Number: 1667791
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: 1
Number of Noncritical Violations: 6
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
14-36-1 Observed gaskets/seals on station cold holding units in poor repair.
14-37-1 Observed several cutting boards grooved/pitted and no longer cleanable.
22-25-1 Critical. Observed buildup of soiled material on mixer head. Corrected On Site.
23-04-1 Observed build-up of mold-like substance on surface doors of employees restrooms.
36-11-1 Floors not maintained smooth and durable. Observed broken tiles on floor at bar.
36-15-1 Observed food debris accumulated on kitchen floor behind stoves and behind station 3.
37-04-1 Observed wall soiled with accumulated black debris in dishwashing area.

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2007 - June 30, 2008
Inspection For: CARRABBA'S ITALIAN GRILL INC
License Number: 1504719
License ID: 2135393
Inspection Visit ID: 2935942
Inspection Date: Wednesday, April 09, 2008
Inspection Number: 1593674
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]
22-25-1 Critical. Observed buildup of black soiled material on back section ofbmixer.
37-04-1 Observed wall soiled with accumulated black debris behind large mixer.

Inspection For: CARRABBA'S ITALIAN GRILL INC
License Number: 1504719
License ID: 2135393
Inspection Visit ID: 2935943
Inspection Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2007
Inspection Number: 1593675
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 12
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 9
Number of Noncritical Violations: 3
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
03A-07-1 Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Soups noted 46 degrees F in pizza/soup reachin cooler.
04-01-1 Critical. Cold holding equipment incapable of maintaining potentially hazardous food at proper temperatures in pizza/soup reachin cooler.
08A-22-1 Critical. Observed improper horizontal separation of raw animal foods [eggs] and ready-to-eat foods. Corrected On Site.
14-37-1 Observed cutting board grooved/pitted and no longer cleanable at cookline.
16-01-1 Critical. Observed missing/inaccurate warewashing machine data plate.
17-03-1 Critical. Observed hot rinse inaccurate/damaged gauges on dishmachine.
22-11-1 Critical. Food-contact surfaces [cutting boards] in contact with potentially hazardous food not cleaned at least every four hours.
22-21-1 Critical. Observed black soil buildup inside back wall in waitress ice bin.
36-11-1 Floors not maintained smooth and durable. Observed broken tile on bar floor, concrete floor around floor drain by tilt skillet,and dishmachine.
45-33-1 Critical. Current hood suppression system report lists violations. Notified Fire AHJ. No adequate coverage for skillet cookline.
45-46-1 Critical. No current tag forfire sprinkler system inspection on 11/16/07.
51-13-1 No Heimlich maneuver sign posted.

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2006 - June 30, 2007
Inspection For: CARRABBA'S ITALIAN GRILL INC
License Number: 1504719
Inspection Date: Wednesday, March 21, 2007
Inspection Number: 1488780
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: CARRABBA'S ITALIAN GRILL INC
License Number: 1504719
Inspection Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2007
Inspection Number: 1488780
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: 23
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 10
Number of Noncritical Violations: 13
Details
1 risk violation of code 12 which requires:
  • “12a - Hands washed and clean, good hygienic practices (observed), alternative operating plan.”
  • “12b - Proper hygienic practices, eating/drinking/smoking (evidence.)”
2 violations of code 14 which requires:
  • “Food contact surfaces designed, constructed, maintained, installed, located”
1 violation of code 23 which requires:
  • “Non-food contact surfaces clean.”
1 violation of code 24 which requires:
  • “Storage/handling of clean equipment, utensils”
2 violations of code 29 which requires:
  • “Plumbing installed and maintained”
2 risk violations 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 critical violation of code 35 which requires:
  • “35a - Presence of insects/rodents. Animals prohibited.”
  • “35b - Outer openings protected from insects, rodent proof.”
4 violations of code 37 which requires:
  • “Walls, ceilings, and attached equipment, constructed, clean”
3 critical violations of code 45 which requires:
  • “Fire extinguishers - proper and sufficient (For Reporting Purposes Only)”
1 critical violation of code 46 which requires:
  • “Exiting system - adequate, good repair (For Reporting Purposes Only)”
2 critical violations of code 48 which requires:
  • “Gas appliances - properly installed, maintained (For Reporting Purposes Only)”

NoticeEach restaurant inspection report is a “snapshot” of conditions present at the time of the inspection. On any given day Carrabba's Italian Grill #6007 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 Carrabba's Italian Grill #6007.

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 Carrabba's Italian Grill #6007 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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