Niagara Gazette

October 21, 2013

Restaurant inspections published Sunday, Oct. 20


Niagara Gazette

KENMORE

Amici Ristorante, 2516 Elmwood Ave.

• CRITICAL VIOLATIONS: None.

• 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.

• CRITICAL VIOLATIONS: None.

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

• DATE: June 21

Gr8 Pizza, 2835 Delaware Ave.

• CRITICAL VIOLATIONS: None.

• 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.

• CRITICAL VIOLATIONS: None.

• 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.

• CRITICAL VIOLATIONS: None.

• 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.

• CRITICAL VIOLATIONS: None.

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

• DATE: June 5

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There were no violations at the following establishments:

• Bob’s Branch Office, 3115 Delaware Ave.

• East Park Pops, 701 Englewood Ave.

NEWFANE

Scruples, 2875 So. Main St.

• CRITICAL VIOLATIONS: None.

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

• DATE: Aug. 20

CITY OF TONAWANDA

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.

• DATE: June 11

Boys and Girls Club Northtowns, 325 Franklin St.

• CRITICAL VIOLATIONS: About a dozen eggs at 70 degrees and 2 pounds sliced carrots at 71 degrees in cooler, had been in cooler overnight, voluntarily discarded by staff.

• NON-CRITICAL VIOLATIONS: None.

• DATE: June 13

Mooneys Bar and Grill, 83 Niagara St.

• CRITICAL VIOLATIONS: None.

• NON-CRITICAL VIOLATIONS: One shelf in middle room and two in kitchen have bare wood surfaces; several floor tiles missing in kitchen; no accurate thermometer in Star Metal cooler; fluorescent light fixture in rear room not shielded.

• DATE: June 25

Mikes DQ Orange Julius, 84 Niagara St.

• CRITICAL VIOLATIONS: None.

• NON-CRITICAL VIOLATIONS: Fruit flies observed in prep area and mop sink area, repeat.

• DATE: June 5

Nine’s Foodservice, 325 Franklin St.

• CRITICAL VIOLATIONS: None.

• NON-CRITICAL VIOLATIONS: Electrical outlet beside ovens lacks cover plate.

• DATE: June 13

Primo Pizza, 123 Broad St.

• CRITICAL VIOLATIONS: None.

• NON-CRITICAL VIOLATIONS: Rear door to exterior has gaps, not weather tight, repeat; floor tiles missing in areas on west side of building, repeat; several water-damaged and missing ceiling tiles throughout facility, repeat.

• DATE: June 7

TC Wheelers Bar and Pizzeria, 341 Wheeler St.

• CRITICAL VIOLATIONS: Drain line above basement prep room doorway leaks onto basement floor, repeat.

• NON-CRITICAL VIOLATIONS: Pizza cutter and spatulas stored between gaps of wire shelf, which is soiled; soap dispenser at kitchen hand-wash sink is broken/inoperable, no other soap dispenser in area; debris, tall grass and weeds around perimeter of building; exterior of grease bin is heavily soiled; several uncovered buckets at grease bin area; kitchen in need of general cleaning; slicer in basement soiled with dried food particles; basement prep room and walk-in cooler floors soiled with old food debris; fresh water line has leak in basement, two buckets below catching water, buckets of standing water have become rancid; men’s room hand dryer out of order, not other hand drying available; standing water on basement floor at grease trap.

• DATE: June 13

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There were no violations at the following establishment:

• Colosso Taco, 66 Main St.