China Garden Degrades its Sanitary Rating
Merritt Island, FL 32952
Basic - Build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. The food storage shelf by water heater is dirty
Basic - Build-up of grease on nonfood-contact surface. There is grease on the side of the fryer
Basic - Ceiling fan had accumulation of dust/debris. Dining room
Basic - Fifty (50) foot-candles of light not provided at a food working surface or where safety is a factor.hood area
Basic - Floors not constructed to be easily cleanable. Rear door jam rusted out
Basic - Food debris accumulated on kitchen floor. Under food shelf
Basic - Soil residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface. The legs on the prp table are hreasy
Basic - Unsealed concrete floor in food preparation, food storage or warewashing area. Dry storage area
Basic - Wall in disrepair. Behind ice bin
Basic - Water leaking from faucet/faucet handle. Mop sink
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. Sushi rice corrected on site
High Priority - Presence of dead insects in light shield in dry storge
Intermediate - Hot water not provided/shut off at employee handwash sink.mop sink
No Violations Were Observed
High Priority - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit.bean spouts 71f. Iced down on site
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. corn starch **Corrected On-Site**
Basic - Hole in wall.in dry storage
Basic - Wall soiled with accumulated grease.behind prep box
Basic - Ceiling soiled with accumulated dust.in front dingnroom
Basic - Floor soiled/has accumulation of debris.in woman''s room by cabinet
High Priority - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit.cornstarch 83f. Time temp form on site **Warning**
Basic - Soil residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface.trash can by 3 .bin sink **Warning**
Basic - Build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface.shef under 4 burner stove **Warning**
Basic - Grease accumulated on kitchen floor. **Warning**
Intermediate - Spray bottle containing toxic substance not labeled.200cl ppm **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
Intermediate - Establishment advertised crab on menu/menu board but served imitation crab. **Warning**
Critical - Observed accumulation of debris in warewashing machine and associated equipment.
Critical - Observed food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits.rice cookers
Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface.buckets under dish area
Cleaned and sanitized equipment, utensils, linens or single-service not properly stored.in water at 76f Corrected On Site.
Observed reuse of single-service articles.egg carton Corrected On Site.
Observed food debris accumulated on kitchen floor.line area
Observed hole in wall.small holes throughout
Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured. Corrected On Site.
Critical - No proof of required employee training provided. To order approved program food safety material, call DBPR?#ontracted provider: Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (SafeStaff) 866-372-7233.expired
Critical - Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area.Washed ,cut broccoli in bulk containers not covered in walk-in cooler. Corrected On Site.
Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses;noted on prep table. Corrected On Site.
Observed build-up of grease and food soil between sides of wok cook ne and deep fryers.
Observed residue build-up on door gaskets on cook's work cooler.
Observed unnecessary items stored in garbage enclosure.
Critical - Observed processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food opened and frozen, not properly date marked for cooked chicken removed from freezer on 8/21/11. Corrected On Site.
Observed build-up of grease on exterior surfaces of fryers and wok station.Repeat violation .NOTE:Operator has schedule cleaning company for hood system to deep clean equipment.
Observed dumpster rusted out on bottom.
Observed garbage on the ground and/or pad around dumpster.
Observed a few ceiling tiles water stain/mildew in dining room and kitchen above dish machine.
Critical - Observed interior of microwave soiled.
Critical - Observed moderate buildup of soil in the interior of ice machine.
Observed build-up of grease on exterior surfaces of fryers and wok station.
Observed food debris accumulated on storeroom floor.
Observed equipment in poor repair.Metal plates are cracked/broken and in disrepair at cook line,used for holding ingedients for each separate entr`before cooking.
Observed attached equipment,light shields inside hood soiled with accumulated grease.
Critical - Observed unlabeled spray bottle. Corrected On Site.
Critical - Observed food preparation sinks, handsinks or warewashing machine used for purposes other than the designated use.Sanitizier bucket for towels stored in hand sink at sushi bar. Corrected On Site.
Critical - Alternative Operating Procedure for bare-hand contact with ready-to-eat food not reviewed annually.Last review 5/2009.
Critical - Observed employee drinking from an open beverage container in a food preparation or other restricted area. Corrected On Site.
Equipment or utensils not designed or constructed in a durable manner.Observed plastic wrapped used as covering for bamboo mat used in making of sushi rolls.*NOW REQUIRE ONLY MATS BE MADE OF FOOD GRADE PLASTIC .
Observed heavy build-up of greaseand food soil between fryers/wok cook line.
Observed floor and wall junctures not coved below dishwahing line.
Observed grease accumulated on kitchen floor below cook line.
Observed ceiling tiles in disrepair from leak in middle of rear dining room.
Ceiling tiles not smooth and easily cleanable in kitchen .
Hood not cleaned to bare metal prior to surfaces becoming heavily contaminated with grease or oily sludge. For reporting purposes only.
Critical - Hot water shut off at employee hand wash sink by triple sink. Corrected On Site.
Observed build-up of grease on filters in hood system.
Observed ceiling tiles in disrepair in dining room, dry storage area and kitchen.
Critical - Observed food employee touching ready-to-eat food with their bare hands and the establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure.Cok observed cutting vegetables with bare hands. Corrected On Site.Gloves now in use.
Critical - Observed uncovered ,open bag of breading and sugar in dry storage areas. Corrected On Site.
Critical - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked for lomein noodles,wontons,cooked white rice etc...
Critical - Covered waste receptacle not provided in women's bathroom.
Critical - Dishmachine chlorine sanitizer not at proper minimum strength of 50 ppm ;noted 0 pppm after running 3 times.Until repaired set up sink with 50 ppm chlorine and dip for 10 seconds all dishware,then air dry.Corrected On Site.Dishmachine tech arrived during inspection and corrected sanitizer problem.
Critical - Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. Corrected On Site.
Critical - Observed buildup of slime on chrome shield in the interior of ice machine in storeroom and black substance on inside clear plastic ice chute on self serv ice dispenser in dining room.