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Gina's Cafe & Deli Llc

Gina's Cafe & Deli Llc
135 S Courtenay Pkwy
Merritt Island, FL 32952
(321)452-8828

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3 Food Service Inspections Since July 1, 2014
Inspection For: GINA'S CAFE & DELI LLC
License Number: 1506268
License ID: 4286862
Inspection Visit ID: 5397143
Inspection Date: Wednesday, January 07, 2015
Inspection Number: 2445749
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 High Priority Violations: 4
Number of Intermediate Violations: 1
Number of Basic Violations: 2
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ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
13-03-4 Basic.Employee with no hair restraint while engaging in food preparation. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
14-06-4 Basic.Wood food-contact surface not properly sealed. Box of potatoes. **Warning**
22-42-4 High Priority.Chlorine sanitizer not at proper minimum strength for manual warewashing. Do not use equipment/utensils not properly sanitized. 0 ppm, remade 50 ppm. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
01B-07-4 High Priority.Food with mold-like growth. Tomato on shelf, operator willingly 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. Facility opens at 7am, arrived at 7:45, any remaining must be discarded at 11am. **Warning**
08A-05-4 High Priority.Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. Shell eggs over apples, grapes in glass door cooler. **Warning**
51-16-4 Intermediate.No plan review submitted and approved - renovations were made or are in progress. Must submit plans, plan review application and payment for plan review to DBPR H and R Plan Review office located at 1940 N Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32399-1011. Plans must be submitted AND approved within 60 days. Establishment did some remodeling of prep area and front counter, moved walls, added counter tops, etc. Warning** **Warning**

Inspection For: GINA'S CAFE & DELI LLC
License Number: 1506268
License ID: 4286862
Inspection Visit ID: 5396611
Inspection Date: Friday, October 17, 2014
Inspection Number: 2417789
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: 1
Number of Intermediate Violations: 0
Number of Basic Violations: 0
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ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
01D-03-4 High Priority.No proof of parasite destruction or aquaculture documentation for cold smoked salmon served raw or undercooked. Fish must be fully cooked or discarded. **Warning**. Not offering lox on menu at this time however if in the future it is offered proof of parasite destruction will be required.

Inspection For: GINA'S CAFE & DELI LLC
License Number: 1506268
License ID: 4286862
Inspection Visit ID: 5317728
Inspection Date: Monday, August 18, 2014
Inspection Number: 2417789
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Warning Issued - Sanitary and/or safety conditions require the inspector to return in the near future to ensure corrective action has been taken for violations found.
Total Number of Violations: 6
Number of High Priority Violations: 3
Number of Intermediate Violations: 3
Number of Basic Violations: 0
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
12A-16-4 High Priority.Employee began working with food, handling clean equipment or utensils, or touching unwrapped single-service items without first washing hands. **Warning**
01D-03-4 High Priority.No proof of parasite destruction or aquaculture documentation for cold smoked salmon served raw or undercooked. Fish must be fully cooked or discarded. **Warning**
03A-02-4 High Priority.Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Cream 50° **Warning**
02C-03-4 Intermediate.Commercially processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food opened and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening. Milk **Corrected On-Site** **. Repeat Violation** **Warning**
53B-02-4 Intermediate.No proof of required state approved employee training provided for employee hired more than 60 days ago. To order approved program food safety material, call DBPR's contracted provider: Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (SafeStaff) 866-372-7233. **. Repeat Violation** **Warning**
29-29-4 Intermediate.Water filter not changed according to manufacturer's instructions. 5/7/13 new ones on site waiting for install. **. Repeat Violation** **Warning**

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3 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014
Inspection For: GINA'S CAFE & DELI LLC
License Number: 1506268
License ID: 4286862
Inspection Visit ID: 5238500
Inspection Date: Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Inspection Number: 2382158
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: 0
Number of Intermediate Violations: 4
Number of Basic Violations: 3
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
38-07-4 Basic.Lights in food preparation, food storage or warewashing area missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers. Kitchen. **. Repeat Violation**
05-09-4 Basic.No conspicuously located ambient air temperature thermometer in holding unit. Front counter **Corrected On-Site**
14-67-4 Basic.Reach-in cooler gasket torn/in disrepair.
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 **. Repeat Violation**
22-28-4 Intermediate.Interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue. Low boy in kitchen.
53B-02-4 Intermediate.No proof of required state approved employee training provided for employee hired more than 60 days ago. To order approved program food safety material, call DBPR's contracted provider: Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (SafeStaff) 866-372-7233.
29-29-4 Intermediate.Water filter not changed according to manufacturer's instructions.

Inspection For: GINA'S CAFE & DELI LLC
License Number: 1506268
License ID: 4286862
Inspection Visit ID: 5050662
Inspection Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Inspection Number: 2350348
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 High Priority Violations: 2
Number of Intermediate Violations: 1
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.
38-12-4 Basic.Light shield for lights in food preparation, food storage or warewashing area missing end caps.
51-18-4 Basic.No copy of latest inspection report available.
12A-06-4 High Priority.Employee failed to wash hands before putting on new set of gloves to work with food.
12A-15-4 High Priority.Food server handling soiled dishes or utensils then clean dishes/utensils without washing hands.
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. Chubs of meats, whipping cream.

Inspection For: GINA'S CAFE & DELI LLC
License Number: 1506268
License ID: 4286862
Inspection Visit ID: 5050663
Inspection Date: Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Inspection Number: 2350349
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: 2
Number of Basic Violations: 0
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
03A-02-4 High Priority.Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Milk 44f. The refrigerator froze up. All items removed and defrosting
08A-05-4 High Priority.Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. There is raw hamburger over ready to eat items in freezer. Corrected on site
11-03-4 Intermediate.Certified Food Manager or person in charge lacks knowledge of employee health policy and health requirements. Forms given
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.

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013
Inspection For: GINA'S CAFE & DELI LLC
License Number: 1506268
License ID: 4286862
Inspection Visit ID: 5050663
Inspection Date: Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Inspection Number: 2350349
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: 2
Number of Basic Violations: 0
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
03A-02-4 High Priority.Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Milk 44f. The refrigerator froze up. All items removed and defrosting
08A-05-4 High Priority.Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. There is raw hamburger over ready to eat items in freezer. Corrected on site
11-03-4 Intermediate.Certified Food Manager or person in charge lacks knowledge of employee health policy and health requirements. Forms given
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.

Inspection For: GINA'S CAFE & DELI LLC
License Number: 1506268
License ID: 4286862
Inspection Visit ID: 4726893
Inspection Date: Thursday, December 06, 2012
Inspection Number: 2235314
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 1
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 1
Number of Noncritical Violations: 0
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
53B-08-1 Critical.- No proof of required state approved employee training provided. To order approved program food safety material, call DBPRs contracted provider: Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (SafeStaff) 866-372-7233. Cliff

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3 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012
Inspection For: GINA'S CAFE & DELI LLC
License Number: 1506268
License ID: 4286862
Inspection Visit ID: 4397813
Inspection Date: Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Inspection Number: 2135665
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: 5
Number of Noncritical Violations: 5
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
14 Utilizing grocery bags as storage bags for chicken in reach in freezer.
22 Critical. Interior of reach in freezer and tall reach in cooler moderately soiled.
30 Critical. Hose sprayer hanging below flood rim in 3 compartment sink. COS
32 Critical. Restroom did not have a self closing door.
38 No light shields on lights above reach in cooler.
3A Yogurt and butter in reach in cooler between 48 *-50*F. Recommended rapid chill.
50 Critical. License expired less than 30 days. Must license fee plus 50. 00 late fee to bring license into current active status.
53B Critical. Observed employees trained but no original certificates.
8A Observed raw chicken stored over bread in reach in freezer
8A Observed drinks stored on the floor in hallway.

Inspection For: GINA'S CAFE & DELI LLC
License Number: 1506268
License ID: 4286862
Inspection Visit ID: 4512429
Inspection Date: Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Inspection Number: 2135666
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: GINA'S CAFE & DELI LLC
License Number: 1506268
License ID: 4286862
Inspection Visit ID: 4397814
Inspection Date: Monday, November 21, 2011
Inspection Number: 2135666
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Warning Issued - Sanitary and/or safety conditions require the inspector to return in the near future to ensure corrective action has been taken for violations found.
Total Number of Violations: 6
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 5
Number of Noncritical Violations: 1
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
02-07-1 Critical. Observed processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening for one gallon milk. 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 mashed potatoes made on 11/19/11. Corrected On Site.
03A-07-1 Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Ham and milk cold holding overnight at 44 DEGREES F ,in front counter cooler.
04-01-1 Critical. Cold holding equipment incapable of maintaining potentially hazardous food at proper temperatures of 41 DEGREES F. ,in front counter cooler.
05-05-1 Critical. Ambient air thermometer in holding unit not accurate within +/- 3 degrees Fahrenheit in front counter cooler.
13-03-1 Observed employee with no hair restraint. Corrected On Site.

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3 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011
Inspection For: GINA'S CAFE & DELI LLC
License Number: 1506268
License ID: 4286862
Inspection Visit ID: 4250690
Inspection Date: Friday, May 20, 2011
Inspection Number: 2047774
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: 5
Number of Noncritical Violations: 0
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
03A-07-1 Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Stick butter at 70 DEGREES F. At prep line. Note:operator stated butter used within 1 hour. Recommend time/temp as public health control.
03A-07-1 Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Sliced corned beef repackaged stored at 45 DEGREES F in top of prep cooler. Corrected On Site. Rapidly chilled.
08A-22-1 Critical. Observed improper horizontal separation of raw animal foods and ready-to-eat foods. Open OJ stored next to repackaged raw meats in bottom of two door refrigerator. Corrected On Site.
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. Cook observed slicing washed orange with bare hands. Corrected On Site. Washed hands and placed clean gloves on.
20A-09-1 Critical. Chlorine sanitizer not at proper minimum strength for manual warewashing,noted 10 ppm. Corrected On Site to 50 ppm.

Inspection For: GINA'S CAFE & DELI LLC
License Number: 1506268
License ID: 4286862
Inspection Visit ID: 4138520
Inspection Date: Monday, January 10, 2011
Inspection Number: 2032290
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: 3
Number of Noncritical Violations: 0
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
02-13-2 Critical. Required consumer advisory for raw/undercooked animal food not provided. Eggs sunny-side up/over easy. Corrected On Site.
08A-27-1 Critical. Observed raw animal food ,shell eggs stored over cooked food in two door reffrigerator.
30-11-1 Critical. Observed spray hose at dish sink lower than flood rim of sink.

Inspection For: GINA'S CAFE & DELI LLC
License Number: 1506268
License ID: 4286862
Inspection Visit ID: 4136328
Inspection Date: Friday, October 29, 2010
Inspection Number: 2032128
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Food-Licensing Inspection
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]
16-04-1 Critical. No drainboards or equivalent provided for soiled items and/or air drying cleaned items. Only one currently , needs two. Will install wire shelf prior to opening.
37-09-1 Wall not smooth and easily cleanable. Behind double refrigerator.
51-13-1 No Heimlich maneuver sign posted.
53A-07-1 Critical. No Certified Food Manager for establishment.

NoticeEach restaurant inspection report is a “snapshot” of conditions present at the time of the inspection. On any given day Gina's Cafe & Deli Llc 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 Gina's Cafe & Deli Llc.

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 Gina's Cafe & Deli Llc 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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