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Bruno's Pizzeria

Bruno's Pizzeria
117 E Merritt Ave
Merritt Island, FL 32953
(321)453-7200

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No (0) Emergency Closure Orders Since October 2008
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2 Food Service Inspections Since July 1, 2014
Inspection For: BRUNO'S PIZZA
License Number: 1505562
License ID: 4291835
Inspection Visit ID: 5382491
Inspection Date: Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Inspection Number: 2441554
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: 2
Number of Basic Violations: 2
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 basil **Corrected On-Site**
14-17-4 Basic.Walk-in cooler/freezer shelves with rust that has pitted the surface.
41-27-4 High Priority.Wiping cloth sanitizer solution exceeds the maximum concentration allowed. Greater than 400 ppm, remade 100 ppm. **. Repeat Violation**
02C-02-4 Intermediate.Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food prepared onsite and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked. Pasta, chicken.
53B-09-4 Intermediate.Required employee training provided by a third-party employee training program and operator unable to provide original certificate for employees trained. 1 copy. **. Repeat Violation**

Inspection For: BRUNO'S PIZZA
License Number: 1505562
License ID: 4291835
Inspection Visit ID: 5316999
Inspection Date: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Inspection Number: 2417273
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]
50-09-4 Basic.Current Hotel and Restaurant license not displayed.
25-05-4 Basic.Single-service articles improperly stored. Paper plates and straws next to soap and bleach on shelf. **Corrected On-Site**
25-06-4 Basic.Single-service articles not stored inverted or protected from contamination. **Corrected On-Site**
36-27-4 Basic.Wall soiled with accumulated food debris. Kitchen.
41-27-4 High Priority.Wiping cloth sanitizer solution exceeds the maximum concentration allowed. Greater than 400 ppm, remade 100 ppm. **Corrected On-Site**
53B-14-4 Intermediate.Required employee training expired for some employees. To order approved program food safety material, call DBPR's contracted provider: Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (SafeStaff) 866-372-7233.
53B-09-4 Intermediate.Required employee training provided by a third-party employee training program and operator unable to provide original certificate for employees trained.

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3 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014
Inspection For: BRUNO'S PIZZA
License Number: 1505562
License ID: 4291835
Inspection Visit ID: 5220171
Inspection Date: Monday, April 21, 2014
Inspection Number: 2379725
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 4
Number of High Priority Violations: 2
Number of Intermediate Violations: 0
Number of Basic Violations: 2
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
36-18-4 Basic.Floor tiles cracked, broken or in disrepair. Several in Kitchen **. Repeat Violation**
22-19-4 Basic.Interior of microwave soiled with encrusted food debris. **Corrected On-Site**
41-07-4 High Priority.Container of medicine improperly stored. Bottle of ibuprofen above hot well for marinara. **Corrected On-Site**
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. See stop sale. 1/2 pizza.

Inspection For: BRUNO'S PIZZA
License Number: 1505562
License ID: 4291835
Inspection Visit ID: 5019558
Inspection Date: Thursday, January 23, 2014
Inspection Number: 2328495
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: 0
Number of Intermediate Violations: 2
Number of Basic Violations: 3
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
13-03-4 Basic.Employee with no hair restraint while engaging in food preparation.
36-18-4 Basic.Floor tiles cracked, broken or in disrepair. Kitchen
23-05-4 Basic.Soil residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface. Freezer gaskets have slight buildup
22-25-4 Intermediate.Accumulation of encrusted food debris on/around mixer head.
22-27-4 Intermediate.Food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits. Lid onprep box. Corrected n site

Inspection For: BRUNO'S PIZZA
License Number: 1505562
License ID: 4291835
Inspection Visit ID: 5019559
Inspection Date: Thursday, July 11, 2013
Inspection Number: 2328496
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 High Priority Violations: 1
Number of Intermediate Violations: 5
Number of Basic Violations: 5
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
36-37-4 Basic.Ceiling not smooth, nonabsorbent and easily cleanable in food preparation, food storage, warewashing areas or bathroom. There are acoustical tilesin part of the kitchen
29-18-4 Basic.Drain cover(s) missing. Mop sink **Corrected On-Site**
13-03-4 Basic.Employee with no hair restraint while engaging in food preparation. Pizza man
36-15-4 Basic.Food debris accumulated on kitchen floor. The floor behind the mixer by rear door
25-07-4 Basic.Single-service items stored on floor. Pizza boxes are on e floor in the kitchen. Re **. Repeat Violation**
03A-02-4 High Priority.Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Mozzarella cheese 41f, ham 48f,items pput in freezer for rapid chilled in freezer while on site
11-03-4 Intermediate.Certified Food Manager or person in charge lacks knowledge of employee health policy and health requirements.
53B-17-4 Intermediate.Employee training does not include food allergen awareness information.
22-22-4 Intermediate.Encrusted material on can opener blade.
53A-09-4 Intermediate.Establishment has no procedures for employees to follow in response to a vomiting or diarrheal event where the vomit or diarrhea is discharged onto surfaces in the establishment.
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.

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3 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013
Inspection For: BRUNO'S PIZZA
License Number: 1505562
License ID: 4291835
Inspection Visit ID: 5019559
Inspection Date: Thursday, July 11, 2013
Inspection Number: 2328496
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 High Priority Violations: 1
Number of Intermediate Violations: 5
Number of Basic Violations: 5
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
36-37-4 Basic.Ceiling not smooth, nonabsorbent and easily cleanable in food preparation, food storage, warewashing areas or bathroom. There are acoustical tilesin part of the kitchen
29-18-4 Basic.Drain cover(s) missing. Mop sink **Corrected On-Site**
13-03-4 Basic.Employee with no hair restraint while engaging in food preparation. Pizza man
36-15-4 Basic.Food debris accumulated on kitchen floor. The floor behind the mixer by rear door
25-07-4 Basic.Single-service items stored on floor. Pizza boxes are on e floor in the kitchen. Re **. Repeat Violation**
03A-02-4 High Priority.Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Mozzarella cheese 41f, ham 48f,items pput in freezer for rapid chilled in freezer while on site
11-03-4 Intermediate.Certified Food Manager or person in charge lacks knowledge of employee health policy and health requirements.
53B-17-4 Intermediate.Employee training does not include food allergen awareness information.
22-22-4 Intermediate.Encrusted material on can opener blade.
53A-09-4 Intermediate.Establishment has no procedures for employees to follow in response to a vomiting or diarrheal event where the vomit or diarrhea is discharged onto surfaces in the establishment.
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.

Inspection For: BRUNO'S PIZZA
License Number: 1505562
License ID: 4291835
Inspection Visit ID: 4915144
Inspection Date: Monday, May 13, 2013
Inspection Number: 2269837
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: 16
Number of High Priority Violations: 1
Number of Intermediate Violations: 2
Number of Basic Violations: 13
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
09-10-4 Basic.Alternative Operating Procedure for bare-hand contact with ready-to-eat food not reviewed annually by the operator.
25-13-4 Basic.Case of single-service articles stored on floor in dry storage area. Kitchen roll towels, pizza boxes and 7" round containers **. Repeat Violation**
36-37-4 Basic.Ceiling not smooth, nonabsorbent and easily cleanable in food preparation, food storage, warewashing areas or bathroom. Several tiles.
24-05-4 Basic.Clean glasses, cups, bowls, plates, pots and pans not stored inverted or in a protected manner.
29-18-4 Basic.Drain cover(s) missing. Mop sink
13-03-4 Basic.Employee with no hair restraint while engaging in food preparation. **Corrected On-Site**
22-19-4 Basic.Interior of microwaves heavily soiled with encrusted food debris.
51-13-4 Basic.No Heimlich maneuver/choking sign posted.
40-01-4 Basic.No suitable facilities provided to store employee clothing and other possessions. Tablet, radio, medicine and CD on prep table by slicer. **Corrected On-Site**
29-05-4 Basic.Plumbing line from a removed fixture not capped off. Rear of building outside.
21-17-4 Basic.Sanitizing solution for wiping cloths not free of food debris and visible soil. **Corrected On-Site**
29-21-4 Basic.Standing water in three-compartment sink/three-compartment sink draining very slowly.
36-27-4 Basic.Wall soiled with accumulated food debris. Behind prep table. **. Repeat Violation**
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. See stop sale. **Corrected On-Site**
22-23-4 Intermediate.Heavily Encrusted, soiled material on slicer.
14-14-4 Intermediate.Nonfood-grade basting brush used in food. Using paint brush for garlic/butter blend **Corrected On-Site**

Inspection For: BRUNO'S PIZZA
License Number: 1505562
License ID: 4291835
Inspection Visit ID: 4724130
Inspection Date: Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Inspection Number: 2233239
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: 2
Number of Basic Violations: 3
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
01B-02-4 High Priority.Stop Sale issued on potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food due to temperature abuse. Butter blen and herbs sitting on the counter
03A-02-4 High Priority.Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Butter blend mix at 66f. ,Stop sale.
22-28-4 Intermediate.Interior of reach-in cooler soiled gaskets dirty on two door freezer
25-04-4 Basic.Single-service items stored on floor in dry storage area. Puzza boxes
31A-11-4 Intermediate.Handwash sink used for purposes other than hand-washing. Cleaning utensil in handsink **Corrected On-Site**
36-27-4 Basic.Wall soiled with accumulated food debris. Wall behind steamer with marinara
36-73-4 Basic.Floor soiled/has accumulation of debris. Under 3 bin sink

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3 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012
Inspection For: BRUNO'S PIZZA
License Number: 1505562
License ID: 4291835
Inspection Visit ID: 4393955
Inspection Date: Thursday, March 08, 2012
Inspection Number: 2132788
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: 2
Number of Noncritical Violations: 2
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
12A-33-1 Critical. Alternative Operating Procedure for bare-hand contact with ready-to-eat food not reviewed annually. Last review 1/18/2011.
13-03-1 Observed one male employee with no hair restraint. Corrected On Site.
22-25-1 Critical. Observed buildup of soiled material on small mixer head.
37-14-1 Observed ceiling tiles in disrepair from water leak in roof,adjacent to oven. Operator stated leak in roof repaired.

Inspection For: BRUNO'S PIZZA
License Number: 1505562
License ID: 4291835
Inspection Visit ID: 4393956
Inspection Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Inspection Number: 2132789
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]
02-07-1 Critical. Observed processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening for meatballs in walk-in cooler.
02-26-1 Critical. Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name. No label of food contents in reuse ricotta cheese containers in walk-in cooler.
13-03-1 Observed two male employees with no hair restraints working with food.
22-22-1 Critical. Observed encrusted material on can opener.
37-11-1 Observed attached equipment soiled with accumulated dust on fan covers in walk-in cooler.

Inspection For: BRUNO'S PIZZA
License Number: 1505562
License ID: 4291835
Inspection Visit ID: 4256226
Inspection Date: Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Inspection Number: 2049134
Visit Number: 2
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Call Back - Complied - Return visit from a previous warning found violations to be corrected.
Total Number of Violations: 0
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 0
Number of Noncritical Violations: 0

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011
Inspection For: BRUNO'S PIZZA
License Number: 1505562
License ID: 4291835
Inspection Visit ID: 4256225
Inspection Date: Friday, May 27, 2011
Inspection Number: 2049134
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: 7
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 4
Number of Noncritical Violations: 3
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
02-05-1 Critical. Observed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on-site and frozen not properly date marked for cooked sausage ,etc. Corrected On Site.
02-08-1 Critical. Observed processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food opened and frozen, not properly date marked- meatballs. Corrected On Site.
05-09-1 Critical. No conspicuously located thermometer in cannoli cold holding unit.
14-37-1 Observed pizza makeline cutting board grooved/pitted ;board may be resurfaced and/or use other side.
23-05-1 Observed residue build-up on exterior of pizza oven.
51-18-1 No copy of latest inspection report available for guests review.
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.

Inspection For: BRUNO'S PIZZA
License Number: 1505562
License ID: 4291835
Inspection Visit ID: 4134502
Inspection Date: Monday, January 10, 2011
Inspection Number: 2031971
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: 5
Number of Noncritical Violations: 2
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
02-24-1 Critical. Potentially hazardous food ,baked pizza held under time as a public health control without time marking indicating 4-hour limit. New owner provided information on completing time/temperature form for baked pizza.
03C-11-1 Critical. Commercially processed food not reheated to 135 degrees Fahrenheit for hot holding. Meatballs reheating for hot holding on steam table noted 78 DF after two hours on steam table from walk in cooler. Corrected On Site. Reheated to 165 DF in microwave oven.
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. Corrected On Site. Gloves now used.
13-03-1 Observed employee with no hair restraint.
17-07-1 Critical. No QUATENARY AMMONIA chemical test kit provided when using chemical sanitizer at three-compartment sink/warewashing machine. Test kit in disrepair.
22-11-1 Critical. Food-contact surfaces, pizza cutting board in contact with potentially hazardous food not cleaned at least every four hours. Corrected On Site.
37-20-2 Hood not cleaned to bare metal prior to surfaces becoming heavily contaminated with grease or oily sludge in pizza hood. For reporting purposes only.

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

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 Bruno's Pizzeria 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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