City of Boston
Boston Inspectional Services
Mayor's Food Court - Inspection Result

Inspection Date: 10/10/2013

 StatusCode ViolationDescriptionLocation
*Violation04-3-501.15/4-301.11Inadequate Facilities/Cooling Methods

Cooked rice from the previous night being stored in the walk-in [ 49F - 58F ] six strainers of rice [ average 15 pounds each ] are all out of the proper cooling temperature per interview of pic - voluntarily discarded all rice during inspection

*Violation06-3-501.13PHF's Properly Thawed

Raw chicken [ 30 lbs ] being thawed out on top of cutting boards under the prep tables overnight - product was voluntarily discarded

*Violation08-3-305-307.11Food Protection

All foods shall be elevated off the floor at least six inches during storage Keep all exposed foods covered in refrigeration / freezer units when being stored for extended periods of time - freezer burn visible on some meats Store raw shell eggs and raw poultry on the bottom shelves in the walk-in as discussed during inspection. -segragate raw / ready to eat foods as discussed - some bulk, raw foods where being stored above bulk, ready to eat foods in the walk-in

*Violation08-3-305-307.11Food Protection

Small flip top freezer was located outside the restaurant and was filled with frozen, boneless poutry [ 30 -50 lbs.] Freezer is actually being stored outside the resataurant and under the back porch. Product was voluntarily discarded

*Violation10-3-304.12Food Utensil Storage

Spoons and other utensils are being stored in sragnant water - clean and sanitize as discussed

*Violation14-4-202.11Food Contact Surfaces Design

Provide scoops with handles when dispesing flours , grains and other condiments as discussed Provide scoops with

*Violation15-4-202.16Non-Food Contact Surfaces

Resurface rusted shelving [ bottom shelves of several prep tables in the kitchen are visibly rusted ]

***Violation20-4-703.11Food Contact Surfaces Clean

Cutting boards are visibly soile and placed uder raw chicken boxes - slicer has visible signs of old food soils still left on the inside of the blade - cutting knives in the rack appear to be soiled -

**Violation22-4-601/602.11Food Contact Surfaces Clean

Cutting boards under the grinder are visibly soiled - slicer in the rear is visibly soiled Clean to remove all visible soils

*Violation23-4-602.13Non-Food Contact Surfaces Clean

Clean following areas from all visible food spills, splashes, stains and soils exterior / interior of all cooking equipment interior / exterior of refrigeration units where needed exterior of all bulk food containers in the basement underneath -behind and on all sides of the cold holding units in the kitchen Clean shelving throughout the basement - clean behind the food container barrels where there are visible food spills exterior of all ware washing sinks including hand sinks

*Violation24-4-904.11ABImproper Storage of Re-usable Utensils

Some uensils, pots and pand are being stored under the back porch - discarded during inspection

*Violation32-6-301.11-02.11Hand Cleaner, Drying, Tissue, Signage

Provide soap - papet towels at all hand sinks located throughout the restaurant

*Violation32-6-501.11-.12/6-202.14Toilet Enclosed, Clean

Clean bathroom from all visible soils - clean inside sink cabinet from obnoxious odors

*Violation33-5-501.13-.17Adequate Number, Frequency, Vermin Proof


*Violation34-5-501.111/.115Outside Storage Improperly Maintained

Clean to remove all loose trash and debris that is not affiliated with the restaurant- clean exterior walls from visible grease and grime

**Violation35-6-501.111/.115Insects, Rodents, Animals

Heavy infestation of rodent droppings throughout the restaurant - visible signs of cock roaches and fruit flies as well - contact licensed pest control company as discussed - Page pest control company was on site 10-9-13 according to the PIC

*Violation36-6-501.11-.12Improper Maintenance of Floors

Clean behind the entire cooking line from visible grease deposits Clean floors throughout the basement - under all food containers - behind all water heaters and equipment from visible rodent dropping and visible soils

*Violation37-6-201.11Walls/Ceilings Designed, Constructed, Installed

No current sticker on the hood [ expired ]

*Violation37-6-501.11-.12Improper Maintenance of Walls/Ceilings

Large amount of grease spills behind the cooking line - the entire line is covered with grease, grime and debris. Fire department and public health department were on site - Expired sticker on the hood system Clean to remove all visible grease and grime

*Violation42-6-501.113/.114Premises Maintained

Remove all cardboard and loose debris in the basement - remove all empty plastic bottles in the back room - remove all carboard being to line shelving

*Violation44-4-802/03.11Soiled Linen Storage

Soiled linens, aprons were discarded under the basement stairs - remove and store as discussed

*Violation44-903.11Proper storage of clean linen

Clean aprons stored under soiled pipes and soiled shelving - segragate and store in a clean area as discussed

***ViolationM-2-103.11PIC Performing Duties

PIC not overseeing the day to day operations of rodent activity - cleaning and sanitizing food contact surfaces - expired hood ventilation system


*** = Critical Foodborne Illness
** = Critical
* = Non Critical

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