Below is a list of locations ordered closed last week by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation.
As of this posting, Talay Thai has not been re-inspected and has not been cleared to reopen.
All others mentioned are allowed to reopen following the ordered cleanup and re-inspection.
***Thai & Japanese sauce
2233 East Atlantic Blvd.
Closing order: 11/8/22
11 violations found
Also ordered to close on March 5, 2021 (cockroach infestation)
“Rodent activity is present, as evidenced by the rodent droppings found. Approximately 40 rodent droppings in the floor storage area and the top shelf within reach of the freezer. About 15 rodent poop on the spice rack in the kitchen area.About 30 rodent poop under both microwaves in the kitchen area.About 3 rodent poop on the bread crumb plastic container. Approximately 20 rodent droppings in the top shelf dishwasher area Approximately 6 rodent droppings on the front counter shelf Advise the operator to remove, clean and disinfect the area. did.”
“Dead cockroaches on premises. Observed 2 dead cockroaches in small refrigerator under sushi bar. No food stored in cooler. 1 behind front counter dead cockroaches in. Operators have removed, cleaned and disinfected the area.”
“A buildup of dead insects flying under the microwave in the sushi bar area, about 35. The operator has cleared, cleaned and disinfected the area.”
“Raw animal products stored without proper separation from ready-to-eat foods. Raw shrimp on wontons in walk-in cooler. Raw chicken on wontons in hands in freezer. repeat offenses.”
“Time/Temperature Controls for Safe Food Cold Holding Above 41°F. Observation of Seats at Cook Line Raw Shell Eggs 68°F Cold Holding, Sprouts 68°F Cold Holding, Walk-in Observed in cooler Wonton 49°F cold holding, cooked duck 49°F cold holding, raw pork 48°F cold holding, cream cheese 47°F cold holding, product per operator stored for approximately 2 hours. Per product not prepared or split today Operator moved eggs and sprouts within reach of refrigerator and items from walk-in cooler within reach of freezer Violation repeat.”
“Time/temperature controls for safe foods other than whole meat roasts are kept below 135 degrees Fahrenheit. Observed seating on flameless stove Containers with curry sauce hold hot at 110°F. Approximately 2 hours. Product per operator stored.Operator set fire to reheat product.”
“Outdoor ice maker without overhead protection. The overhead does not cover the front of the ice maker.”
***La Granja Grill and Seafood
127 SE 2nd Ave
Closing order: 11/8/22
10 violations found
“Cockroach activity exists, as evidenced by the live cockroaches found. Approximately 15 live cockroaches were observed in the kitchen below.
“Cockroaches died on the property. 1 roach dead next to the ice machine, 1 on the floor in the pots and pans shelf area, 1 under the dishwasher floor, and in front of the walk-in cooler floor. We observed one on the floor and two on top of the dishwasher.”
“Debris has accumulated on the outside of the dishwasher. Repeat offense.”
“Lime scale buildup inside the dish machine.”
“Certified food managers or personnel lack knowledge of foodborne illness and disease symptoms that prevent employees from handling food, clean equipment and utensils, and single-service items. Repeat violations .”
***California Pizza Kitchen
Pembroke Lakes Mall
11401 PINES BLVD.
Closing order: 11/7/22
16 violations found
“Live small flying insects in kitchens, food preparation areas, food storage areas, and/or bar areas. *>20 live flies were observed landing on the wall by the service/prep side station *>20 live flies fly around and land on boxes, single-service pizza boxes, coffee in sealed bags, on the walls, and on storage racks in the dry storage area next to the service station.*>10 2nd flight and land on sanitized cups, plates and utensils at the service/prep side station.*4 Jumps off boxes or walls near the rear door, or lands on the mop sink area.*With hot water heaters. There are 3 flies on the wall under the prep table next to the room *3 live flies flying around in the prep area next to the water heater *3 on the wall of the ice machine station *4 live Flies flying around the dishwashing area and landing on sanitized pans.*2 live flies flying around the pantry/salad station at the cookline.*3 live flies flying around the pizza station. *Five live flies fly around and land on dining room tables and seats.”
“Food stored is not covered. *Observed cut lemons, limes and drink ice with live flies flying around in service/prep area. Operator covered.”
“Accumulation of dead or trapped birds, insects, rodents, or other pests in control equipment. *Single-service pizza boxes, sealed coffee in bags, and dry storage on top of boxes. In the area, *>100 fly carcasses were observed on two insect strips hanging from the ceiling, *>10 fly carcasses on strips hanging from the ceiling of the dry storage room.
“Employees touching ready-to-eat food with bare hands – food not heated to 145°F as a single ingredient or cooked/heated to minimum temperature required to allow bare-hand contact. The facility did not have an approved alternative operating procedure – Servers were observed putting berries into customer drinks with their bare hands.”
“Time/temperature control for safe food coldness kept above 41 degrees Fahrenheit. – Observed spicy pepperoni at 46 degrees Fahrenheit at a frontline pizza station. Operator said in about hourly increments. The operator has been moved to a walk-in cooler.”
“There is no hand wash sink available for employees to use at all times. Observed trash cans were stored in front of the hand wash sink in the prep area next to the water heater room. Observed. The operator removed the trash can and removed the lemon.”
“The plumbing system is broken. – Water was observed leaking from under the hand wash sink in the dishwashing area.”
“Hand wash sink, three compartment sink, or mop sink is full of water or drains very slowly. rice field.”
“Walls stained with accumulated grease, food debris, and/or dust. -Dusty walls observed towards rear door. -Dust stained ceiling observed in dishwashing area. it was done.”
“Worn, torn, and/or dirty floors/carpet. – Observed the floor under the hand wash sink in the dishwashing area that was stained with a mold-like substance.”
“For some employees, mandatory employee training has expired.”
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