El Solecito Mexican Grill receives a 63% on their recent health inspection

El Solecito Mexican Grill, located at 511 Veterans Memorial Hwy SW Ste 1 in Mableton, received a score of 63 points out of a possible 100 points during their 08/22/2022 inspection by the Georgia Department of Public Health.

The violations noted by the inspector were:

Violation #1
2-1B – hands clean and properly washed
Points: 9
Corrected during inspection?: Yes
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed employee enter the kitchen from outside and proceed to prepare food without washing hands. CA: Employees shall wash hands when entering the kitchen before preparing food. COS: Employee washed hands

Violation #2
2-2D – adequate handwashing facilities supplied & accessible
Points: 4
Corrected during inspection?: Yes
Repeat: Yes
Inspector Notes: No soap available at hand sink in main kitchen and bar CA: Hand sink shall be supplied with hand soap. COS: PIC obtained soap for hand sink

Violation #3
2-2D – adequate handwashing facilities supplied & accessible
Points: 4
Corrected during inspection?: Yes
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: No paper towels available at hand sink in main kitchen. CA: Facility shall have disposable hand towels at hand sinks. COS: PIC placed paper towels at the sink

Violation #4
2-2D – adequate handwashing facilities supplied & accessible
Points: 4
Corrected during inspection?: Yes
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed employee washing hands at 3-compartment sink. CA: Employees shall wash hands at hand sink only. COS: Employee washed hands at hand sink

Violation #5
4-2A – food stored covered
Points: 4
Corrected during inspection?: Yes
Repeat: Yes
Inspector Notes: Observed several containers of food in front prep cooler, steam well, and both reach in coolers in the back of the main kitchen uncovered. CA: Food shall be protected from overhead contamination. COS: PIC covered all food items

Violation #6
6-1A – proper cold holding temperatures
Points: 9
Corrected during inspection?: Yes
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed raw chicken and raw beef at temperatures above 41F in prep cooler. CA: TCS items shall cold hold at 41F and below. COS: PIC discarded chicken and beef

Violation #7
14A – in-use utensils: properly stored
Points: 1
Corrected during inspection?: Yes
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed several knives stored in between the prep table and the wall. CA: On a clean portion of the food preparation table or cooking equipment. COS: PIC placed knives on knife rack

Violation #8
15C – nonfood-contact surfaces clean
Points: 1
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed a build up of food debris in bottom of reach in coolers in main kitchen. CA: Non food contact surfaces shall be clean to sight and touch

Violation #9
17C – physical facilities installed, maintained, and clean
Points: 1
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: Yes
Inspector Notes: Observed wall coming apart from the cove base near the back door reach in cooler. CA: Facility shall be in good repair.

Violation #10
17D – adequate ventilation and lighting; designated areas used
Points: 1
Corrected during inspection?: Yes
Repeat: Yes
Inspector Notes: Observed several employee bottled and canned drinks and personal food items at food prep area on the table in the back of the main kitchen and in reach in coolers with customer food. CA: Facility shall have designated areas for employee food away from food prep areas and customer food. COS: PIC designated shelving for employee food storage.

Violation #11
18 – insects, rodents, and animals not present
Points: 3
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed several roaches and flies in both kitchen areas and women’s bathroom. CA: Facility shall control pests routinely.

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