Piccadilly Cafeteria receives a 26% on their recent health inspection

Piccadilly Cafeteria, located at 2801 Candler Rd in Decatur, received a score of 26 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
1-2A – pic present, demonstrates knowledge, performs duties
Points: 4
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Person in Charge failed to perform several duties including ensuring the following: Employees are effectively cleaning their hands after contamination and PIC is routinely monitoring the employees’ handwashing; ensuring employees are using proper methods to rapidly cool time/temperature control for safety foods; Employees are properly sanitizing cleaned utensils before they are reused; Employees are properly trained in food safety as it relates to their assigned duties; written procedures are developed before using time as a public health control instead of temperature and procedures are available for the health authority

Violation #2
2-1B – hands clean and properly washed
Points: 9
Corrected during inspection?: Yes
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed two employees go outside to the dumpster area while wearing gloves then return to the kitchen and begin prepping food. COS Advised employees to remove their gloves, wash their hands, and then apply gloves. Employees complied. Observed one employee eating her personal food then put on gloves and start prepping restaurant’s food. COS- employee packed away her food then washed her hands and applied gloves.

Violation #3
2-2A – management knowledge, responsibilities, reporting
Points: 4
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Person in charge is unable to provide employee reporting agreement documentation at the time of inspection.

Violation #4
2-2B – proper eating, tasting, drinking, or tobacco use
Points: 4
Corrected during inspection?: Yes
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed employee eating her personal food in close proximity of restaurant food being stored uncovered in mixing bowl. COS- employee stops eating and puts food away. PIC advised that employees shall only consume food in approved designated areas separate from food preparation and serving areas, equipment or utensil areas and food storage areas.

Violation #5
2-2D – adequate handwashing facilities supplied & accessible
Points: 4
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed employee get water in a cup from hand sink to drink.

Violation #6
2-2D – adequate handwashing facilities supplied & accessible
Points: 4
Corrected during inspection?: Yes
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: No hand soap is observed at the hand sink in the main kitchen. COS- hand soap provided.

Violation #7
2-2D – adequate handwashing facilities supplied & accessible
Points: 4
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed employee discard ice into hand sink. Advised PIC that hand sinks shall be used for hand washing purposes only.

Violation #8
3-1C – food in good condition, safe, and unadulterated
Points: 9
Corrected during inspection?: Yes
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed pest in flour. COS- PIC discarded flour.

Violation #9
3-1C – food in good condition, safe, and unadulterated
Points: 9
Corrected during inspection?: Yes
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed black specs on the ice and along the interior of the ice bin. COS- ice is discarded and interior of ice bin is washed, rinsed, and sanitized.

Violation #10
4-1A – food separated and protected
Points: 9
Corrected during inspection?: Yes
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed raw chicken being stored next to raw pork chops. Advised PIC of proper storage and provided info graphic flyer. COS- raw pork chops are relocated to a different cooler.

Violation #11
4-2A – food stored covered
Points: 4
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Food not stored covered. Observed RTE food stored in cold holding units not covered. Advised PIC to cover all foods when not in use, unless they are cooling.

Violation #12
4-2B – food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized
Points: 4
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: Yes
Inspector Notes: Observed high temp dish washer with a final rise temperature of 152F. Advised PIC that the minimum temperature shall be 160F; Advised PIC to not use dish machine until temperature is able to reach minimum temp of 160F.

Violation #13
4-2B – food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized
Points: 4
Corrected during inspection?: Yes
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed soda machine nozzles unclean to sight and touch with black mold-like build up. Advised PIC to clean nozzles more frequently to prevent any build up. COS- Nozzles are removed to be washed, rinse and sanitized.

Violation #14
4-2B – food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized
Points: 4
Corrected during inspection?: Yes
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed utensils and and dishes being stored as clean, unclean to sight and touch with an accumulation of food debris. Observed hanging knives on metal strip being stored as clean, unclean to sight and touch with raw animal meat and stubborn food stains. COS- PIC relocates knives to the three-compartment sink to be washed, rinsed and sanitized. Advised PIC that all dishes shall be carefully inspected for left over food debris before storing them for use.

Violation #15
4-2B – food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized
Points: 4
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed slicer being stored as clean, unclean to sight and touch with food residue on the food contact surfaces. Advised PIC that all food equipment shall be stored as cleaned.

Violation #16
4-2B – food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized
Points: 4
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed employee rinse serving utensils at the produce sink. Advised PIC that the produce sink shall only be used for washing fruits and vegetables.

Violation #17
4-2B – food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized
Points: 4
Corrected during inspection?: Yes
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed soiled wet rags being stored inside ice scoop container. COS- rags are removed and ice scoops are relocated to three-compartment sink to be washed, rinsed and sanitized.

Violation #18
6-1A – proper cold holding temperatures
Points: 9
Corrected during inspection?: Yes
Repeat: Yes
Inspector Notes: Observed TCS foods not cold holding at 41F or below. (see asterisks on temperature log). Advised PIC that TCS foods shall cold hold at 41F or below. COS- TCS foods are discard or relocated to cooler to cool rapidly.

Violation #19
6-1B – proper hot holding temperatures
Points: 9
Corrected during inspection?: Yes
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed TCS foods not hot holding at 135F or above (see asterisks on temperature log). Advised PIC that all TCS foods shall be hot held at 135F or above. COS- TCS foods are reheated and/or discarded.

Violation #20
6-1D – time as a public health control: procedures and records
Points: 9
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: No Time tracking available on TCS foods held without temperature control at the salad bar. Advised PIC they must indicate the time food is removed from temperature control or the time (4 hours later) that it must be discarded.

Violation #21
6-2 – proper date marking and disposition
Points: 4
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed RTE TCS foods food held longer than 24 hours stored in coolers that were not properly dated marked. Advised PIC that TCS foods held for more than 24 hours shall be clearly date marked.

Violation #22
8-2B – toxic substances properly identified, stored, used
Points: 4
Corrected during inspection?: Yes
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed sanitizer water solution in bucket being stored inside produce sink. Advised PIC that produce sinks shall be used for washing fruits and vegetables only. COS- bucket removed.

Violation #23
8-2B – toxic substances properly identified, stored, used
Points: 4
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed chemical bottle (spic and span) being stored inside the walk in cooler. Advised PIC that chemicals shall be stored in a designated area away from food. COS- bottle removed.

Violation #24
11A – proper cooling methods used: adequate equipment for temperature control
Points: 3
Corrected during inspection?: Yes
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed lettuce cooling with saran wrap and tight fitted lid. Advised PIC to cool food before storing covered. COS – PIC removes the saran wrap and lid.

Violation #25
11C – approved thawing methods used
Points: 3
Corrected during inspection?: Yes
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed raw fish thawing in stagnant water. COS- Advised PIC of proper thawing methods. COS- PIC turns on running water over fish.

Violation #26
11C – approved thawing methods used
Points: 3
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed cooked broccoli thawing at room temperature. Advised PIC of proper thawing methods.

Violation #27
12A – contamination prevented during food preparation, storage, display
Points: 3
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed mop sink with soiled mop being stored inside of it in close proximity of meat sink without splash guard in place. PIC stated that they recently relocated the mop sink. Advised PIC that any renovations must be approved by the heath department.

Violation #28
12B – personal cleanliness
Points: 3
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed food handlers serving on the cook line wearing diamond rings and watches. Advised PIC that food handlers shall not wear hand or wrist jewelry except a plain band ring.

Violation #29
12C – wiping cloths: properly used and stored
Points: 3
Corrected during inspection?: Yes
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed multiple wet wiping cloths resting on counter tops not in use. Advised PIC to have wiping cloths submerged in sanitizer water when not in use. COS wiping cloths were placed in a wiping cloth bucket with sanitizer and/or discarded.

Violation #30
14A – in-use utensils: properly stored
Points: 1
Corrected during inspection?: Yes
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed handles of scoops touching dry food ingredients. Advised PIC that scoop handles shall be stored above dry food ingredients. COS- Scoops removed.

Violation #31
15C – nonfood-contact surfaces clean
Points: 1
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: Yes
Inspector Notes: Observed stainless steel countertops, exterior of cold holding units, inside of hand sink, exterior of dry food ingredients containers, rolling carts used to store food, and shelving heavily soiled and unclean to sight and touch with leftover food debris.

Violation #32
17C – physical facilities installed, maintained, and clean
Points: 1
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: Yes
Inspector Notes: Observed build-up on walls and floors. Advised PIC to deep clean facility. Floor tiles are also missing or and disrepair throughout kitchen.

Violation #33
18 – insects, rodents, and animals not present
Points: 3
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed live insects crawling inside the flour bin and live and dead pest in main kitchen. Observed approximately four live roaches in the main kitchen. One live roach is observed crawling underneath the true reach in cooler. Observed rodent droppings inside storage area and near rodent trap at the time of the inspection.

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