Public record information on Chicago Health Inspections for Basant located at 1939-1943 W Byron St.


BASANT

1939-1943 W BYRON ST, CHICAGO, IL, 60613


Inspection ID: 2566641. Canvass Re-Inspection performed on 11/07/2022, resulted in a 'Pass', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
10. ADEQUATE HANDWASHING SINKS PROPERLY SUPPLIED AND ACCESSIBLE - Comments: 6-301.14 OBSERVED NO HANDWASHING SIGNAGE AT THE HANDWASHING SINK AT THE BAR AND THE MEN AND WOMEN'S TOILET ROOM. INSTRUCTED TO PROVIDE HANDWASHING SIGNAGE AND MAINTAIN AT ALL HANDWASHING SINKS IN THE FACILITY. | 38. INSECTS, RODENTS, & ANIMALS NOT PRESENT - Comments: 6-202.15 OBSERVED A SMALL OPENING AT THE SIDE OF THE EXIT DOOR GOING TO THE OUTDOOR GARBAGE RECEPTACLES. INSTRUCTED TO RODENT PROOF SAID DOOR AND MAINTAIN. | 39. CONTAMINATION PREVENTED DURING FOOD PREPARATION, STORAGE & DISPLAY - Comments: 3-307.11 OBSERVED THE HANDWASHING SINK IS BEHIND A DISH CLEANING DEVICE USED FOR CLEANING THE BAR UTENSILS. INSTRUCTED TO COVER THE DISH CLEANING DEVICE IN FRONT OF THE HANDWASHING SINK TO PREVENT CONTAMINATION. | 39. CONTAMINATION PREVENTED DURING FOOD PREPARATION, STORAGE & DISPLAY - Comments: 3-307.11 OBSERVED THE DEEP-FRYING UNIT WITH GREASE UNDER THE VENTILATION HOOD NOT COVERED. INSTRUCTED TO COVER SAID DEEP-FRYING UNIT WHILE NOT IN USE TO PREVENT CONTAMINATION. | 44. UTENSILS, EQUIPMENT & LINENS: PROPERLY STORED, DRIED, & HANDLED - Comments: 4-903.11 (A;B;D) OBSERVED ON THE DRAINBOARD OF THE THREE-COMPARTMENT SINK SPOONS AND FORKS NOT INVERTED. ALSO, UNDER THE SHELVING UNITS IN THE FOOD PREP AREA THERE WERE PANS AND TO- GO CONTAINERS NOT INVERTED. INSTRUCTED INVERT ALL SAID EQUIPMENT AND MAINTAIN. | 47. FOOD & NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES CLEANABLE, PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED & USED - Comments: 4-101.17 OBSERVED IN THE BASEMENT IN THE DRY GOODS STORAGE CLOSET, FOR THE BAR AREA, THE SHELVING UNITS WERE RAW WOOD. INSTRUCTED TO SEAL OR PAINT WITH FOOD-GRADE PAINT TO MAKE THE SAID SHELVING UNITS SMOOTH AND EASILY CLEANABLE, AND MAINTAINED. | 49. NON-FOOD/FOOD CONTACT SURFACES CLEAN - Comments: 4-602.13 OBSERVED THE EQUIPMENT UNDER THE VENTILATION HOOD WITH FOOD SPLATTERS AND DRIED FOOD RESIDUE ON THE SIDE OF THE COOKING EQUIPMENT. INSTRUCTED TO CLEAN AND MAINTAIN SAID COOKING EQUIPMENT. | 55. PHYSICAL FACILITIES INSTALLED, MAINTAINED & CLEAN - Comments: 6-201.11 OBSERVED SLIGHT BUILD-UP ON THE FLOORS UNDER THE EQUIPMENT AT THE BAR AREA. INSTRUCTED TO CLEAN AND MAINTAIN SAID FLOORS.

Inspection ID: 2566392. Canvass performed on 11/02/2022, resulted in a 'Fail', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
10. ADEQUATE HANDWASHING SINKS PROPERLY SUPPLIED AND ACCESSIBLE - Comments: NOTED NO HOT RUNNING WATER AT EMPLOYEE (MEN AND WOMEN) BATHROOM HANDWASHING SINKS. THE TEMPERATURE OF THE WATER WAS 64.5F AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION. INSTRUCTED TO HAVE HOT AND COLD RUNNING AT ALL HAND WASH SINKS. ALSO, INSTRUCTED TO HAVE EMPLOYEES WASH THEIR HANDS IN THE FOOD PREP AREA AFTER USING THE BATHROOM. PRIORITY VIOLATION 7-38-030(C), CITATION ISSUED. | 10. ADEQUATE HANDWASHING SINKS PROPERLY SUPPLIED AND ACCESSIBLE - Comments: OBSERVED NO HANDWASHING SIGNAGE AT THE HANDWASHING SINK AT THE BAR AND THE MEN AND WOMEN'S TOILET ROOM. INSTRUCTED TO PROVIDE HANDWASHING SIGNAGE AND MAINTAIN AT ALL HANDWASHING SINKS IN THE FACILITY. | 38. INSECTS, RODENTS, & ANIMALS NOT PRESENT - Comments: OBSERVED A SMALL OPENING AT THE SIDE OF THE EXIT DOOR GOING TO THE OUTDOOR GARBAGE RECEPTACLES. INSTRUCTED TO RODENT PROOF SAID DOOR AND MAINTAIN. | 39. CONTAMINATION PREVENTED DURING FOOD PREPARATION, STORAGE & DISPLAY - Comments: OBSERVED THE HANDWASHING SINK IS BEHIND A DISH CLEANING DEVICE USED FOR CLEANING THE BAR UTENSILS. INSTRUCTED TO COVER THE DISH CLEANING DEVICE IN FRONT OF THE HANDWASHING SINK TO PREVENT CONTAMINATION. | 39. CONTAMINATION PREVENTED DURING FOOD PREPARATION, STORAGE & DISPLAY - Comments: OBSERVED THE DEEP-FRYING UNIT WITH GREASE UNDER THE VENTILATION HOOD NOT COVERED. INSTRUCTED TO COVER SAID DEEP-FRYING UNIT WHILE NOT IN USE TO PREVENT CONTAMINATION. | 44. UTENSILS, EQUIPMENT & LINENS: PROPERLY STORED, DRIED, & HANDLED - Comments: OBSERVED ON THE DRAINBOARD OF THE THREE-COMPARTMENT SINK SPOONS AND FORKS NOT INVERTED. ALSO, UNDER THE SHELVING UNITS IN THE FOOD PREP AREA THERE WERE PANS AND TO- GO CONTAINERS NOT INVERTED. INSTRUCTED INVERT ALL SAID EQUIPMENT AND MAINTAIN. | 47. FOOD & NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES CLEANABLE, PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED & USED - Comments: OBSERVED IN THE BASEMENT IN THE DRY GOODS STORAGE CLOSET, FOR THE BAR AREA, THE SHELVING UNITS WERE RAW WOOD. INSTRUCTED TO SEAL OR PAINT WITH FOOD-GRADE PAINT TO MAKE THE SAID SHELVING UNITS SMOOTH AND EASILY CLEANABLE, AND MAINTAINED. | 49. NON-FOOD/FOOD CONTACT SURFACES CLEAN - Comments: OBSERVED THE EQUIPMENT UNDER THE VENTILATION HOOD WITH FOOD SPLATTERS AND DRIED FOOD RESIDUE ON THE SIDE OF THE COOKING EQUIPMENT. INSTRUCTED TO CLEAN AND MAINTAIN SAID COOKING EQUIPMENT. | 55. PHYSICAL FACILITIES INSTALLED, MAINTAINED & CLEAN - Comments: OBSERVED SLIGHT BUILD-UP ON THE FLOORS UNDER THE EQUIPMENT AT THE BAR AREA. INSTRUCTED TO CLEAN AND MAINTAIN SAID FLOORS.

Inspection ID: 2565847. Non-Inspection performed on 10/25/2022, resulted in a 'No Entry', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
N/A

Inspection ID: 2544280. Canvass Re-Inspection performed on 11/17/2021, resulted in a 'Pass w/ Conditions', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
29. COMPLIANCE WITH VARIANCE/SPECIALIZED PROCESS/HACCP - Comments: NOTED A VACUUM PACKAGING MACHINE ON-SITE AND SOME FOOD ITEMS (LAMB)INSIDE THE WALK-IN COOLER VACUUM PACKAGED WITH NO PROOF OF HACCP OR VARIANCE PER HEALTH CODE REQUIREMENT. INSTRUCTED MANAGEMENT TO DISCONTINUE THE VACUUM PACKAGING PROCESS UNTIL A VARIANCE AND HACCP ARE APPROVED BY THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT. THE FOLLOWING FOOD ITEMS THAT WERE VACUUM PACKAGED WERE ALSO TAGGED AND HELD FOR INSPECTION lAMP CHOPS WITH APPROXIMATELY 12 LBS OF PRODUCTS. NO CITATION WAS ISSUED TODAY. | 32. VARIANCE OBTAINED FOR SPECIALIZED PROCESSING METHODS - Comments: NOTED A VACUUM PACKAGING MACHINE ON-SITE AND SOME FOOD ITEMS (LAMB CHOPS) INSIDE THE WALK-IN COOLER VACUUM PACKAGED WITH NO PROOF OF HACCP OR VARIANCE PER HEALTH CODE REQUIREMENT. INSTRUCTED MANAGEMENT TO DISCONTINUE THE VACUUM PACKAGING PROCESS UNTIL A VARIANCE AND HACCP ARE APPROVED BY THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT. THE FOOD ITEMS THAT WAS VACUUM PACKAGED WAS ALSO TAGGED AND HELD FOR INSPECTION LAMB CHOPS ABOUT 12 LBS CONSOLIDATED WITH ABOVE VIOLATION #29. NO CITATION WAS ISSUED.

Inspection ID: 2524207. Non-Inspection performed on 08/17/2021, resulted in a 'No Entry', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
N/A

Inspection ID: 2464008. License performed on 12/22/2020, resulted in a 'Pass w/ Conditions', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
5. PROCEDURES FOR RESPONDING TO VOMITING AND DIARRHEAL EVENTS - Comments: FOUND NO VOMIT AND DIARRHEAL CLEANUP PROCEDURE WITH SPILL KIT.(DISINFECTANT RATED FOR NOROVIRUS). PRIORITY VIOLATION. NO CITATION ISSUED.7-38-005. MUST PROVIDE. | 55. PHYSICAL FACILITIES INSTALLED, MAINTAINED & CLEAN - Comments: FOUND WALLS AND CEILING NOT SMOOTH AND EASY TO CLEAN AT BASEMENT DRY STORAGE.(EXPOSED BRICK).MUST SEAL USING DRY WALL ETC. | 56. ADEQUATE VENTILATION & LIGHTING; DESIGNATED AREAS USED - Comments: FOUND CEILING EXHAUST OUT OF ORDER INSIDE MEN AND WOMEN'S RESTROOMS.MUST REPAIR/REPLACE. | 58. ALLERGEN TRAINING AS REQUIRED - Comments: FOOD SANITATION MANAGERS WITH NO ALLERGEN TRAINING. MUST PROVIDE.

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