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Brooklyn Pizza & Pasta

Brooklyn Pizza & Pasta
5410 Murrell Rd
Suite 211
Viera, FL 32955
(321)633-7003

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3 Food Service Inspections Since July 1, 2014
Inspection For: BROOKLYN PIZZA AND PASTA
License Number: 1505950
License ID: 5345494
Inspection Visit ID: 5449108
Inspection Date: Monday, December 29, 2014
Inspection Number: 2461230
Visit Number: 2
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Complaint Full
Inspection Disposition: Call Back - Admin. complaint recommended
Total Number of Violations: 1
Number of High Priority Violations: 1
Number of Intermediate Violations: 0
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. Raw breaded veal parmigiana found at 45° prepared on 10/25. Operator discarded into trash **Warning** **Corrected On-Site**. Veal Parmesan 48° from 12/26, raw chicken 46° from 12/28.

Inspection For: BROOKLYN PIZZA AND PASTA
License Number: 1505950
License ID: 5345494
Inspection Visit ID: 5448268
Inspection Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Inspection Number: 2461230
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: 10
Number of High Priority Violations: 2
Number of Intermediate Violations: 3
Number of Basic Violations: 5
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
16-03-4 Basic.Accumulation of debris inside warewashing machine. **Warning**
16-21-4 Basic.Accumulation of debris on exterior of warewashing machine. Along sides of machine **Warning**
12B-03-4 Basic.Employee drinking from an open beverage container in a food preparation or other restricted area. Drink cups at pizza station next to paper supplies **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
13-02-4 Basic.Employee with ineffective hair restraint while engaging in food preparation. Waitress with long pony tail not restrained. **Warning**
21-38-4 Basic.Wiping cloth sanitizing solution stored on the floor. At front pizza station and in kitchen on hot line **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
03A-02-4 High Priority.Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Raw breaded veal parmigiana found at 45° prepared on 10/25. Operator discarded into trash **Warning** **Corrected On-Site**
41-01-4 High Priority.Spray bottle with chemical/toxic substance stored near/on/above food preparation surface or food. Spray bottle with degreaser hanging on wire shelf in kitchen next to clean plates and over food prep area **Corrected On-Site** **. Repeat Violation** **Warning**
53A-05-5 Intermediate.No currently certified food service manager on duty with four or more employees engaged in food preparation/handling. A list of accredited food manager certification examination providers can be found at http://www. Myfloridalicense. Com/dbpr/hr/food-lodging/managercertification. Html. **Warning**
16-34-4 Intermediate.No quaternary ammonium chemical test kit provided when using quaternary ammonium chemical sanitizer at three-compartment sink/warewashing machine. For sanitizer buckets. Reducated manager to utilize chlorine for sanitizer in place of quaternary **Warning**
41-17-4 Intermediate.Spray bottle containing toxic substance not labeled. Spray bottle incorrectly labeled in kitchen by cook line. Bottle is labeled sanitizer when it actually has degreaser in it. **Warning**

Inspection For: BROOKLYN PIZZA AND PASTA
License Number: 1505950
License ID: 5345494
Inspection Visit ID: 5324430
Inspection Date: Thursday, July 03, 2014
Inspection Number: 2422277
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: 1
Number of Basic Violations: 1
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
12B-07-4 Basic.Employee beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. Drink cup At dish area in with clean plates **Corrected On-Site** **. Repeat Violation** **Warning**
41-08-4 High Priority.Toxic substance/chemical stored by or with clean or in-use utensils. Spray bottles with glass cleaner and degreaser found hanging on shelf next to clean plates in dishroom. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
29-34-4 High Priority.Vacuum breaker missing at hose outside hose **Warning**
41-17-4 Intermediate.Spray bottle containing toxic substance not labeled. Spray bottles of glass cleaner and degreaser at dishmachine **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**

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3 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014
Inspection For: BROOKLYN PIZZA AND PASTA
License Number: 1505950
License ID: 5345494
Inspection Visit ID: 5191044
Inspection Date: Friday, April 11, 2014
Inspection Number: 2309635
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 High Priority Violations: 0
Number of Intermediate Violations: 0
Number of Basic Violations: 0

Inspection For: BROOKLYN PIZZA AND PASTA
License Number: 1505950
License ID: 5345494
Inspection Visit ID: 4992763
Inspection Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Inspection Number: 2309635
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: 5
Number of High Priority Violations: 1
Number of Intermediate Violations: 2
Number of Basic Violations: 2
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ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
14-09-4 Basic.Cutting board has cut marks and is no longer cleanable. In kitchen by ranges. **Warning**
12B-03-4 Basic.Employee drinking from an open beverage container in a food preparation or other restricted area. Open glassed drink on top of microwave oven at dish machine. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
12A-07-4 High Priority.Employee failed to wash hands before putting on gloves to work with food. Line cooked put on gloves without hand washing **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
22-05-4 Intermediate.Cutting board(s) stained/soiled. All cutting boards in kitchen. **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. **Warning**

Inspection For: BROOKLYN PIZZA AND PASTA
License Number: 1505950
License ID: 5345494
Inspection Visit ID: 4992764
Inspection Date: Thursday, October 10, 2013
Inspection Number: 2309636
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: 2
Number of Intermediate Violations: 0
Number of Basic Violations: 3
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ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
24-07-4 Basic.Cleaned and sanitized equipment or utensils not properly stored. Chill wands
09-04-4 Basic.Establishment does not have a written copy of their approved Alternative Operating Procedure for bare hand contact with ready-to-eat food.
14-43-4 Basic.Gaskets/seals on holding unit in poor repair. 2 door upright
01B-01-4 High Priority. 3 Dented cans present. See stop sale. 10 lbs of canned tomatoes
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.

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3 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013
Inspection For: BROOKLYN PIZZA AND PASTA
License Number: 1505950
License ID: 5345494
Inspection Visit ID: 4992764
Inspection Date: Thursday, October 10, 2013
Inspection Number: 2309636
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: 2
Number of Intermediate Violations: 0
Number of Basic Violations: 3
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ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
24-07-4 Basic.Cleaned and sanitized equipment or utensils not properly stored. Chill wands
09-04-4 Basic.Establishment does not have a written copy of their approved Alternative Operating Procedure for bare hand contact with ready-to-eat food.
14-43-4 Basic.Gaskets/seals on holding unit in poor repair. 2 door upright
01B-01-4 High Priority. 3 Dented cans present. See stop sale. 10 lbs of canned tomatoes
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.

Inspection For: BROOKLYN PIZZA AND PASTA
License Number: 1505950
License ID: 5345494
Inspection Visit ID: 4946795
Inspection Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Inspection Number: 2278900
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
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ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
14-22-4 Basic.Can opener blade not kept sharp - observed metal shavings.
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. / dry food shelf- owner is buying new shelving
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.
16-37-4 Intermediate.Incorrect chemical test kit provided for measuring the concentration of the sanitizer solution used in the dishmachine/glasswasher/potwasher.
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. / gave operator paper work- had filled out before end of inspection **Corrected On-Site**

Inspection For: BROOKLYN PIZZA AND PASTA
License Number: 1505950
License ID: 5345494
Inspection Visit ID: 4745338
Inspection Date: Friday, January 18, 2013
Inspection Number: 2248614
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 High Priority Violations: 0
Number of Intermediate Violations: 2
Number of Basic Violations: 6
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ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
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. / operator has the form for time/ temperature for safety- must have filled out by next unannounced inspection
10-01-4 Basic.In-use utensil in nonpotentially hazardous food not stored with handle above top of food within a closed container. / bulk product **Corrected On-Site**
13-07-4 Basic.Employee wearing jewelry other than a plain ring on their hands/arms while preparing food.
14-13-4 Basic.Food-contact surface not smooth and easily cleanable/ all food storage shelving press board/ peeling
14-31-4 Basic.Paper towels utilized to absorb oil from veal not afoot contact surface
14-45-4 Basic.Cardboard used to line nonfood-contact shelves. / the shelving with wine/ couple of other products on in office
14-67-4 Basic.Reach-in cooler gasket torn/in disrepair. / 2 nd draw cooks line
22-22-4 Intermediate.Moderately Encrusted material on can opener blade. **Corrected On-Site**

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4 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012
Inspection For: BROOKLYN PIZZA AND PASTA
License Number: 1505950
License ID: 5345494
Inspection Visit ID: 4585564
Inspection Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Inspection Number: 2155493
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: 1
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 0
Number of Noncritical Violations: 1
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
14-53-1 Can opener blade not kept sharp - observed metal shavings.

Inspection For: BROOKLYN PIZZA AND PASTA
License Number: 1505950
License ID: 5345494
Inspection Visit ID: 4589837
Inspection Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Inspection Number: 2156206
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: BROOKLYN PIZZA AND PASTA
License Number: 1505950
License ID: 5345494
Inspection Visit ID: 4589834
Inspection Date: Thursday, April 12, 2012
Inspection Number: 2156206
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: 4
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 2
Number of Noncritical Violations: 2
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ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
20 Critical. Dish machine chlorine at p. P. M. Establishment must manually sanitize until proper p. P. M is dispensing.
50 Critical. Establishment changed owners and is operating without a Division of Hotels and Restaurant license operator must submit application and license fee's within 30 days and be licensable by 60 days. $323. 00
8A Observed prepping salads in dinning area - not a designated prep area.
8A Observed raw veal stored above ready to eat foods in reach in cooler - corrected on site.

Inspection For: BROOKLYN PIZZA & PASTA
License Number: 1505950
License ID: 4280295
Inspection Visit ID: 4391611
Inspection Date: Monday, August 29, 2011
Inspection Number: 2131105
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: 6
Number of Noncritical Violations: 1
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
08B-05-1 Critical. Observed employees drink stored above pizza sauce in RIC on pizza line Corrected On Site.
09-01-1 Critical. Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense ready-to-eat food. Scooping bread crumbs with bowl Corrected On Site.
12A-28-1 Critical. Alternative Operating Procedure does not require identified employees to receive profesional hygiene training prior to any food handling activity.
12A-30-1 Critical. Alternative Operating Procedure does not include provision for an effective way to monitor employees to verify compliance with the requirements of the Food Code.
12A-32-1 Critical. Alternative Operating Procedure does not include provision requiring the verification of the employee health status, exclusions and restrictions.
14-31-1 Observed suffle cup with no handle in powder garlic.
41A-07-1 Critical. Observed containers of medicine improperly stored. Corrected On Site.

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4 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011
Inspection For: BROOKLYN PIZZA & PASTA
License Number: 1505950
License ID: 4280295
Inspection Visit ID: 4276323
Inspection Date: Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Inspection Number: 2054674
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 8
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 6
Number of Noncritical Violations: 2
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
02-13-2 Critical. Required consumer advisory for raw/undercooked animal food not provided. Corrected On Site.
03A-07-1 Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Dressing and cheese in salad reach in. Corrected On Site. Less than 4 hours, rapid chill in freezer.
04-01-1 Critical. Cold holding equipment incapable of maintaining potentially hazardous food at proper temperatures. Salad reach in cooler. Corrected On Site. Will not store potentially hazardous foods until maintaining 41 degrees or below.
08A-26-1 Critical. Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. Raw burger over vegetables , reach in. Corrected On Site.
15-32-1 Observed reach-in cooler gasket torn/in disrepair. Salad ric.
25-04-1 Observed single-service items stored on floor. Pizza boxes, back room.
41B-01-1 Critical. Observed sanitizing solution exceeding the maximum concentration allowed. Chlorine, towel bucket, 300 ppm. Corrected On Site.
41B-03-1 Critical. Observed unlabeled spray bottle. Sanitizer. Corrected On Site.

Inspection For: BROOKLYN PIZZA & PASTA
License Number: 1505950
License ID: 4280295
Inspection Visit ID: 4229163
Inspection Date: Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Inspection Number: 2043027
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: BROOKLYN PIZZA & PASTA
License Number: 1505950
License ID: 4280295
Inspection Visit ID: 4229162
Inspection Date: Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Inspection Number: 2043027
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: 16
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 12
Number of Noncritical Violations: 4
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
01B-14-1 Critical. Observed badly dented cans of tomatoe juice
02-07-1 Critical. Observed processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening. Sliced deli meats in RIC
02-24-1 Critical. Potentially hazardous food held under time as a public health control without time marking indicating 4-hour limit. Whole pizza pies
03A-07-1 Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Heavy cream 48F and butter 49F. Recommend rapid chill out 1 hour. Corrected On Site. Placed in freezer
03B-03-1 Critical. Potentially hazardous food not held at 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. Meatballs 127F. Recommend to reheat to 165F. Corrected On Site. Placed on stove
03D-01-1 Critical. Observed cooked chicken breasts stacked together in deep plastic container found at 111F. Corrected On Site. Placed on sheet pan
08A-29-1 Critical. Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area. Flour,rice,sugar Corrected On Site.
12B-07-1 Critical. Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. Corrected On Site.
14-37-1 Observed marble cutting board badly cracked
14-51-1 Observed black garbage bags being used to cover cooked bread knots
17-07-1 Critical. No chemical test kit provided when using chemical sanitizer at three-compartment sink/warewashing machine. Chlorine test kit
51-13-1 No Heimlich maneuver sign posted. Corrected On Site.
51-18-1 No copy of latest inspection report.
53A-01-2 Critical. Manager lacking proof of Food Manager Certification.
53A-09-1 Critical. No currently certified food service manager on duty with four or more employees engaged in food preparation.
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. Pro

Inspection For: BROOKLYN PIZZA & PASTA
License Number: 1505950
License ID: 4280295
Inspection Visit ID: 4123492
Inspection Date: Monday, November 22, 2010
Inspection Number: 2030894
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: 6
Number of Noncritical Violations: 1
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. /spinach pie Corrected On Site.
03A-07-1 Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. /garlic n oil recommended rapid chill
08A-28-1 Critical. Observed food stored on floor. /storage area
09-01-1 Critical. Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense ready-to-eat food. 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. /before putting on gloves Corrected On Site.
13-03-1 Observed employee with no hair restraint.
28-14-1 Critical. Observed evidence of mop/cleaning waste water dumped onto ground.

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2010
Inspection For: BROOKLYN PIZZA & PASTA
License Number: 1505950
License ID: 3438273
Inspection Visit ID: 3621104
Inspection Date: Friday, May 28, 2010
Inspection Number: 1847353
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: 7
Number of Noncritical Violations: 5
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
03A-07-1 Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Cheese 51f Corrected On Site.
09-01-1 Critical. Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense ready-to-eat food. Grated garlic in ricotta container in dry storage area has 2oz souflee as a scoop
09-01-1 Critical. Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense ready-to-eat food. 2oz souflee in oepper flakes
12A-09-1 Critical. Observed food employee wearing jewelry other than a plain ring on their hands/arms while preparing food. Server
12A-22-1 Critical. Observed food employee touching ready-to-eat food with their bare hands. Sanwiches Corrected On Site.
12A-26-1 Critical. Observed an employee with artificial nails/nail polish working with exposed food without wearing intact gloves. Wait staff
12B-03-1 Critical. Observed employee drinking from an open beverage container in a food preparation or other restricted area. Cups on plate shelf
15-31-1 Observed missing kick plate on stove
15-35-1 Nonfood-contact equipment exposed to splash/spillage not constructed of materials that are corrosion resistant, non-absorbent, smooth and easily cleanable. Dry storage shelves pressboard peeling
36-12-1 Floors not constructed easily cleanable. Raw concrete in dry storage
36-15-1 Observed food debris accumulated on kitchen floor. Line
37-03-1 Observed wall in disrepair. By mixer

Inspection For: BROOKLYN PIZZA & PASTA
License Number: 1505950
License ID: 3438273
Inspection Visit ID: 3621103
Inspection Date: Wednesday, July 01, 2009
Inspection Number: 1847352
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: 3
Number of Noncritical Violations: 1
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
03B-03-1 Critical. Potentially hazardous food not held at 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. Cooked sausage hot holding 2 hours in steam table at 122 degrees F. Corrected On Site.
06-01-1 Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food [packaged squid]thawed in an improper manner in mop sink. Corrected On Site.
08A-24-1 Critical. Observed raw animal foods not properly separated from each other in holding unit/during preparation. Raw beef steaks stored above seafood in refrigerator. Corrected On Site.
13-03-1 Observed [chef] employee with no hair restraint.

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5 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2008 - June 30, 2009
Inspection For: BROOKLYN PIZZA & PASTA
License Number: 1505950
License ID: 3438273
Inspection Visit ID: 3581521
Inspection Date: Monday, June 08, 2009
Inspection Number: 1827240
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: BROOKLYN PIZZA & PASTA
License Number: 1505950
License ID: 3438273
Inspection Visit ID: 3581520
Inspection Date: Friday, June 05, 2009
Inspection Number: 1827240
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]
03A-07-1 Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Ham found at 45F in pizza makeline cooler.
04-01-1 Critical. Cold holding equipment incapable of maintaining potentially hazardous food at proper temperatures. Pizza makeline cooler not maintaining phf's, ham found at 45F.
06-05-1 Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food thawed in standing water. Calamari thawing in standing water in prep area. Corrected On Site.
08A-20-1 Critical. Displayed food not properly protected from contamination. Lemons at self serve soda station unprotected.
09-05-1 Critical. Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense food that is not ready-to-eat. Cups used as scoops in bulk containers.
14-36-1 Observed gaskets/seals on cold holding unit in poor repair on reachins at pizza station.
15-35-1 Nonfood-contact equipment exposed to splash/spillage not constructed of materials that are corrosion resistant, non-absorbent, smooth and easily cleanable. Cardboard used on shelf under prep table where dishes are stored.
22-20-1 Critical. Observed buildup of slime in the interior shield of ice machine. Repeat Violation.

Inspection For: BROOKLYN PIZZA & PASTA
License Number: 1505950
License ID: 3438273
Inspection Visit ID: 3181665
Inspection Date: Thursday, January 15, 2009
Inspection Number: 1665937
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: 7
Number of Noncritical Violations: 5
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
03A-07-1 Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Ham found in top of cook's reachin cooler at 46 F. Chill to 41. Corrected On Site.
08A-26-1 Critical. Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. Raw shell eggs in refrigerator stored on top shelf above RTE foods. Repeat Violation. Corrected On Site.
10-01-1 In-use utensil in nonpotentially hazardous food not stored with handle above top of food within a closed bulk container in dry storage room.
12B-07-1 Critical. Observed covered beverage containers on a counter where pizza is held, in waitress station above utensils, and on shelf next to clean dishes across from 3 comp sink. Repeat Violation. Corrected On Site.
21-12-1 Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. Wet wiping cloth on prep table under clean cutting board. Repeat Violation. Corrected On Site.
22-20-1 Critical. Observed buildup of slime in the interior shield of ice machine.
23-03-1 Observed heavy build-up of grease and dust on hood filters above cook's line. Repeat Violation.
25-04-1 Observed single-service items stored on floor. Pack of pizza boxes found on floor bu back exit near restrooms.
35B-03-1 Critical. Outer openings not protected with self-closing doors/screen door. Back door propped open, no sreen door to protect opening.
37-16-1 Observed ceiling soiled with accumulated dust above pizza oven.
41A-07-1 Critical. Observed container of medicine improperly stored. Robitussin and coug drops on counter where pizza is held. Corrected On Site.
41B-03-1 Critical. Observed unlabeled spray bottles hanging on shelf in kitchen.

Inspection For: BROOKLYN PIZZA & PASTA
License Number: 1505950
License ID: 3438273
Inspection Visit ID: 3411892
Inspection Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2008
Inspection Number: 1665938
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: BROOKLYN PIZZA & PASTA
License Number: 1505950
License ID: 3438273
Inspection Visit ID: 3181666
Inspection Date: Tuesday, July 22, 2008
Inspection Number: 1665938
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: 16
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 8
Number of Noncritical Violations: 8
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. No datemarking observed on potions of lasagna in refrigerator.
02-24-1 Critical. Potentially hazardous food held under time as a public health control without time marking indicating 4-hour limit. No time marking on pizza held at room temperature. Repeat Violation.
08A-26-1 Critical. Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. Raw shell egg stored over ready to eat foods in 2 door upright refrigerator in kitchen. Repeat Violation.
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. Observed employee touching pizza toppings with barehands.
10-02-1 In-use utensil not stored on a clean portion of food preparation or cooking equipment. Pizza paddles that come in contact with food stored on top of dirty pizza oven. Repeat Violation.
10-07-1 Observed in-use utensil stored in standing water less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit.
12B-07-1 Critical. Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. Observed open employee drnks at waitress station next to clean cups and at pizza display case and pizza makeline. Repeat Violation.
14-36-1 Observed gaskets/seals on cold holding unit in poor repair on pizza makeline cooler. Repeat Violation.
17-07-1 Critical. No chemical test kit provided when using chemical sanitizer at three-compartment sink/warewashing machine. Repeat Violation.
21-12-1 Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. Wet wi-ing cloths not kept in sanitizer buckets.
22-17-1 Critical. Observed soiled reach-in cooler gaskets on pizza makeline cooler. Repeat Violation.
23-03-1 Observed build-up of grease and dust on hood filters above cook's line. Repeat Violation.
23-06-1 Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt onpizza oven.
24-10-1 Observed spatula stored in crevices between equipment.
35B-03-1 Critical. Outer openings not protected with self-closing doors, back door has no self closer. Repeat Violation.
37-09-1 Wall not smooth and easily cleanable. Paint peeling behind 3 comp and handwashing sink in kitchen , water dqmage. Repeat Violation.

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4 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2007 - June 30, 2008
Inspection For: BROOKLYN PIZZA & PASTA
License Number: 1505950
License ID: 3438273
Inspection Visit ID: 3074209
Inspection Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2008
Inspection Number: 1592432
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: BROOKLYN PIZZA & PASTA
License Number: 1505950
License ID: 3438273
Inspection Visit ID: 2934151
Inspection Date: Monday, February 18, 2008
Inspection Number: 1592432
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: 24
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 11
Number of Noncritical Violations: 13
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
02-24-1 Critical. Potentially hazardous food held under time as a public health control without time marking indicating 4-hour limit. Pizzas held at room temp have no 4 hour time marking.
08A-26-1 Critical. Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. Raw shell eggs stored aboved sauteed veges in reachin cooler.
10-04-1 In-use utensil for nonpotentially hazardous food not stored in a clean, protected location. Pizza paddles that come in contact to ready to eat foods stored ontop of dusty, sirty pizza oven.
12B-07-1 Critical. Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. Employee drink at waitress station next to clean utensils and on top of dishmachine.
14-36-1 Observed gaskets/seals on cold holding unit in poor repair on both reachins at pizza make station.
15-31-1 Observed nonfood-contact equipment in poor repair; soap dispense torn off wall in women's restroom; sitting on sink. Still dispenses soap.
17-09-1 Critical. Lack of use of chemical test kit when using chemical sanitizer at three-compartment sink/warewashing machine. No chemical test kit for bleach. Repeat Violation.
20A-04-1 Critical. Equipment food-contact surfaces and utensils not sanitized. Observed dishwasher wash and rinse pans but not sanitize before putting up to dry.
22-17-1 Critical. Observed soiled reach-in cooler gaskets on reachin coolers at pizza make station.
22-28-1 Critical. Observed interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue; pizza coolers
23-03-1 Observed build-up of grease on hood filters above grill.
23-06-1 Observed build-up of food debris in bottom of freezers units near back door. Repeat Violation.
23-06-1 Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on top of pizza oven.
25-04-1 Observed single-service items stored on floor. Pizza boxes stored on floor across from bathrooms. Repeat Violation.
25-06-1 Observed single-service articles stored without protection from contamination. To go styrofoam and tin containers at front counter not inverted or covered for protection.
31-12-1 Critical. Observed handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing. Designated handwashing sink in back room next to dough machine used for thawing food. Handwashing sinks can only be used for handwashing.
33-16-1 Observed open dumpster lid.
34-10-1 Observed garbage on the ground and/or pad around dumpster.
35A-08-1 Critical. Observed live flies in kitchen.
35B-03-1 Critical. Outer openings not protected with self-closing doors. Back exit door to kitchen is not self closing. Door is left open, no screen door, which lets flies in.
37-01-1 Ceiling tile missing above sink in back room.
37-09-1 Wall not smooth and easily cleanable behind handwashing sink in kitchen and behind 3 comp sink.
37-11-1 Observed attached equipment soiled with accumulated dust. Rack hanging from ceiling above prep table in kitchen has heavy dust accumulation. Repeat Violation.
45-39-1 Critical. Portable fire extinguisher not properly mounted at least 4 inches off the floor and the top no higher than 5 feet off the floor. Class K found on floor in back room Corrected On Site.

Inspection For: BROOKLYN PIZZA & PASTA
License Number: 1505950
License ID: 3438273
Inspection Visit ID: 2821834
Inspection Date: Thursday, September 13, 2007
Inspection Number: 1525015
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: BROOKLYN PIZZA & PASTA
License Number: 1505950
License ID: 3438273
Inspection Visit ID: 2934152
Inspection Date: Thursday, September 13, 2007
Inspection Number: 1592433
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: 4
Number of Noncritical Violations: 7
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
06-05-1 Critical. Observed frozen chicken thawing in standing water, in pot on the floor in store room. Corrected On Site.
15-17-1 Fixed nonfood-contact equipment not sealed to adjoining equipment/walls when exposed to spillage, 3 comp sink and handwashing sink not sealed at the wall.
17-07-1 Critical. No chemical test kit for chlorine provided when using chemical sanitizer at three-compartment sink/warewashing machine. Only Quat test kit available.
21-12-1 Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. Wet Cloths on work surfaces, not in sanitizer.
23-05-1 Observed heavy food residue build-up on handles of cold holding units.
23-06-1 Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface; in bottom of cooler and freezer units.
25-04-1 Observed single-service items stored on floor. Pizza boxes on floor by bathrooms.
37-07-1 Observed wall soiled with accumulated dust in kitchen area.
37-20-1 Hood not cleaned to bare metal prior to surfaces becoming heavily contaminated with grease or oily sludge.
41B-01-1 Critical. Observed sanitizing solution exceeding the maximum concentration allowed. Chlorine at + 200 ppm in 3 comp sink.
45-35-1 Critical. No current hood fire suppression system inspection report available.

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2006 - June 30, 2007
Inspection For: BROOKLYN PIZZA & PASTA
License Number: 1505950
Inspection Date: Thursday, June 14, 2007
Inspection Number: 1525015
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 Critical/Risk Violations: 17
Number of Noncritical Violations: 5
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.”
2 critical violations of code 05 which requires:
  • “Thermometers provided and conspicuously placed.”
2 risk violations 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 violation of code 15 which requires:
  • “Non-food contact surfaces designed, constructed, maintained, installed, located”
1 critical violation of code 17 which requires:
  • “Thermometers, gauges, test kits provided”
2 violations of code 22 which requires:
  • “Food contact surfaces clean and sanitized.”
1 violation of code 23 which requires:
  • “Non-food contact surfaces clean.”
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 critical violation of code 35 which requires:
  • “35a - Presence of insects/rodents. Animals prohibited.”
  • “35b - Outer openings protected from insects, rodent proof.”
2 violations of code 36 which requires:
  • “Floors properly constructed, clean, drained, coved”
1 violation of code 37 which requires:
  • “Walls, ceilings, and attached equipment, constructed, clean”
1 critical violation of code 47 which requires:
  • “Electrical wiring - adequate, good repair (For Reporting Purposes Only)”
1 critical violation of code 50 which requires:
  • “Current license, properly displayed.”
2 risk violations of code 53 which requires:
  • “53a - Food management certification valid.”
  • “53b - Employee training verification.”

Inspection For: BROOKLYN PIZZA & PASTA
License Number: 1505950
Inspection Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2006
Inspection Number: 1523961
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: 3
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 2
Number of Noncritical Violations: 1
Details
1 critical violation of code 17 which requires:
  • “Thermometers, gauges, test kits provided”
1 violation of code 29 which requires:
  • “Plumbing installed and maintained”
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.”

NoticeEach restaurant inspection report is a “snapshot” of conditions present at the time of the inspection. On any given day Brooklyn Pizza & Pasta in Viera 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 Viera's Brooklyn Pizza & Pasta.

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 Brooklyn Pizza & Pasta 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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