Niagara Gazette


October 21, 2013

Restaurant inspections published Sunday, Oct. 20


Amici Ristorante, 2516 Elmwood Ave.


• NON-CRITICAL VIOLATIONS: Food stored uncovered in walk-in cooler; containers of food not stored a minimum of 6 inches above floor, corrected; food containers not properly labeled in dry storage bulk bins; lights not properly shielded in kitchen.

• DATE: June 13

Kenmore Community Center Kitchen, 135 Wilber Ave.


• NON-CRITICAL VIOLATIONS: Food stored uncovered in cooler.

• DATE: June 21

Gr8 Pizza, 2835 Delaware Ave.


• NON-CRITICAL VIOLATIONS: Containers of food not stored a minimum of 6 inches above the floor in dry storage; food containers not properly labeled in walk-in cooler.

• DATE: June 6

McDonald’s, 3534 Delaware Ave.


• NON-CRITICAL VIOLATIONS: Fruit fly infestation, large amount of flies observed at rear stairway, repeat; two food prep workers not wearing adequate hair restraints; light fixture in basement and walk-in cooler not properly shielded.

• DATE: June 19

Nick’s Place Express, 2466 Elmwood Ave.


• NON-CRITICAL VIOLATIONS: Macaroni salad and cole slaw stored uncovered; lights not properly shielded in kitchen.

• DATE: June 7

Vince’s Pizza Plus Inc., 1803 Kenmore Ave.


• NON-CRITICAL VIOLATIONS: Food containers not properly labeled in walk-in cooler; lights not properly shielded in basement prep area.

• DATE: June 5


There were no violations at the following establishments:

• Bob’s Branch Office, 3115 Delaware Ave.

• East Park Pops, 701 Englewood Ave.


Scruples, 2875 So. Main St.


• NON-CRITICAL VIOLATIONS: Shelving in back storage room and down in liquor storage room is not smooth and easily cleanable.

• DATE: Aug. 20


Athena’s Family Restaurant, 729 Young St.

• CRITICAL VIOLATIONS: About 5 pounds of mashed potatoes in trays on table in kitchen at 51 degrees, had been out of cooler for about 30 minutes, voluntarily placed back in cooler by manager.

• NON-CRITICAL VIOLATIONS: Cookware storage shelves at dishwash area soiled; food debris and cardboard on ground at dumpster area; two coolers lack thermometers, repeat; About 5 pounds frozen chicken thawing on table in kitchen at 24 degrees, placed back in freezer.

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