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Restaurant Inspections 01-31-13

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The following restaurant inspection reports were provided by the New Mexico Environment Department.

Española

Giant #862, 1616 N. Riverside Dr.
Date inspected: Jan. 28, other
Notes: Recall recon, Annie’s rising crust frozen pizza. No product sold at this location, Manager advised, copy of recall left.
Status of establishment: Approved

Joann’s Restaurant, 938 N. Riverside Dr.
Date inspected: Jan. 22
Violations: Three high-risk violations, two for contaminated equipment — can opener dirty, corrected on site; auto dishwasher not dispensing sanitizer. Owner fixed, corrected on site. One for poor personal hygiene — hand sink had hot water turned off. Corrected, still needs repair. One moderate-risk violation for contaminated equipment — cutting boards needs replacement or to be resurfaced. Two low-risk violations for floors/walls/ceilings — floors/walls/ceilings need repair, cleaning and painting; walls/ceilings need painting, cleaning.
Notes: Salads stored in Coke/beverage unit, holding at 35-43 degrees. Soda merchandising refrigerators are not designed for non-packaged foods. Need proper refrigeration units for non-packaged foods.
Status of establishment: Approved

Tacos y Mariscos, 648 N. Riverside Dr.
Date inspected: Jan. 28
Violations: Three high-risk violations, one for improper holding — pork carnitas on table at 94 degrees, keep 41 degrees or lower or 140 degrees. Do not keep meat holding at 94 degrees. Corrected. Two violations for poor personal hygiene — disposable towels missing at hand sink. Corrected. Employees/staff eating in food preparation area. Need to eat only in dining room, not in food prep area. Corrected. Food temps overall OK, exception noted above.
Status of establishment: Approved, no follow-up required.

Wal-Mart meat market, 1610 N. Riverside Dr.
Date inspected: Jan. 24, other
Violations: None
Notes: CAR response — broken, leaking hand wash sink repaired. Letter of notification attached, dated Jan. 24. Violation corrected within time frame given, due on Jan. 24.
Status of establishment: Approved

Los Alamos

Bandelier Grill Restaurant, White Rock
Date inspected: Jan. 24, closing
Status of establishment: Closed, has new owner.

Bandelier Grill catering, White Rock
Date inspected: Jan. 24, closing
Status of establishment: Closed, has new owner.
Santa Fe

Bert’s Burger Bowl, Guadalupe St.
Date inspected: Jan. 24, regular, follow-up
Violations: Two high-risk violations for improper holding — grated cheese, lettuce, cilantro, onions held at 44 degrees, tomatoes at 37 degrees. Food discarded. Corrected. Drain lines need proper air gap. New Coke machine. Four moderate-risk violations, two for improper holding — freezer united lacked thermometer, refrigeration unit lacked thermometer; two for contaminated equipment — frost build-up in freezer. Food spills in refrigerator; non-food contact surfaces (refrigerator door handles) have food build-up. One low-risk violation for storage — shelf in freezer less than six inches above ground.
Status of establishment: Approved, follow-up Feb. 1.

Bon Appetit/IAIA, 83-A Va Nu Po Road
Date inspected: Jan. 22
Violations: One high-risk violation for poor personal hygiene — sanitizing towels were stored in the hand wash sink in kitchen. Corrected. One moderate-risk violation for contaminated equipment — some of the cutting boards in the facility are discolored. Sand and bleach.
Notes: Kitchen looks very clean. All self-service food items are either wrapped individually or enclosed in the sneeze guard containers. Sneeze guards required from last year’s inspection have been provided.
Status of establishment: Approved

Cowgirl BBQ Catering, 319 S. Guadalupe St.
Date inspected: Jan. 23
Violations: One low-risk violation for storage — cases of soda were stored on the floor in the dry storage area of the kitchen.
Status of establishment: Approved

Cowgirl Hall of Fame BBQ, 319 S. Guadalupe St.
Date inspected: Jan. 23
Violations: One low-risk violation for ventilation/lighting — filters in the exhaust hood under the fryers are greasy. Clean more often.
Notes: Replace all the dish baskets, they are old.
Status of establishment: Approved

Crumpacker’s Fresca Catering, 25 Bisbee Court
Date inspected: Jan. 22
Violations: One moderate-risk violation for plumbing/waste disposal — the faucets for the three-compartment sink are broken. Fix. In the process of being fixed. Call inspector when repaired.
Status of establishment: Approved

Immaculate Heart of Mary Retreat Center
Date inspected: Jan. 24
Violations: One moderate-risk violation for storage — bulk food containers lacked proper labeling. Two low-risk violations for storage — food containers stored on floor; cooking utensils not inverted.
Status of establishment: Approved, no follow-up required.