Public record information on Chicago Health Inspections for Beggar's Pizza located at 5133 S Cicero Ave.


BEGGAR'S PIZZA

5133 S CICERO AVE, CHICAGO, IL, 60632


Inspection ID: 2566962. Canvass Re-Inspection performed on 11/10/2022, resulted in a 'Pass w/ Conditions', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
3. MANAGEMENT, FOOD EMPLOYEE AND CONDITIONAL EMPLOYEE; KNOWLEDGE, RESPONSIBILITIES AND REPORTING - Comments: OBSERVED NO SIGNED EMPLOYEES HEALTH POLICIES. MUST PROVIDE AND MAINTAIN.(PRIORITY FOUNDATION 7-38-010)(CITATION ISSUED) | 37. FOOD PROPERLY LABELED; ORIGINAL CONTAINER - Comments: Inspector Comments: MUST LABEL FOOD STORAGE CONTAINERS WHEN FOOD IS NOT IN ORIGINAL PACKAGE. | 44. UTENSILS, EQUIPMENT & LINENS: PROPERLY STORED, DRIED, & HANDLED - Comments: Inspector Comments: MUST INVERT MULTI-USE UTENSILS ON SHELVING UNITS. | 47. FOOD & NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES CLEANABLE, PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED & USED - Comments: Inspector Comments: OBSERVED WORN DOOR GASKET ON MIDDLE DOOR OF 3- DOOR PIZZA PREP COOLER ,MISSING 2- FANGUARD COVERS IN WALK IN FREEZER MUST REPAIR OR REPLACE. | 49. NON-FOOD/FOOD CONTACT SURFACES CLEAN - Comments: Inspector Comments: MUST CLEAN DEBRIS BUILD UP FROM WALK IN COOLER FANGUARD COVERS AND SHELVING UNITS,FRYER CABINETS,GRILL TABLE,INTERIOR PANEL OF ICE MACHINE. | 55. PHYSICAL FACILITIES INSTALLED, MAINTAINED & CLEAN - Comments: Inspector Comments: MUST REPAIR OR REPLACE DAMAGED FLOOR TILE NEAR REAR EXIT DOOR AND DISH MACHINE AREA.MUST GROUT FLOOR IN DISH MACHINE & WASHING AREA. | 56. ADEQUATE VENTILATION & LIGHTING; DESIGNATED AREAS USED - Comments: Inspector Comments: MUST REPAIR OR REPLACE BURNTOUT LIGHT AT HOOD OF COOKING ,CRACKED LIGHT SHIELD IN DISH WASHING AREA. | 58. ALLERGEN TRAINING AS REQUIRED - Comments: Inspector Comments: OBSERVED NO FOOD ALLERGEN TRAINING FOR FOOD MANAGER MUST PROVIDE AND MAINTAIN. | 60. PREVIOUS CORE VIOLATION CORRECTED - Comments: PREVIOUS PRIORITY FOUNDATION VIOLATION FROM REPORT #2566541 11/3/2023 #57-STILL OBSERVED ALL FOOD HANDLER CERTIFICATIONS ON SITE ARE EXPIRED. INSTD TO OBTAIN TRAINING FOR ALL FOOD HANDLERS AND MAINTAIN VERIFICATION ON SITE.(PRIORITY FOUNDATION 7-42-090)(CITATION ISSUED)

Inspection ID: 2566541. Canvass performed on 11/03/2022, resulted in a 'Fail', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
3. MANAGEMENT, FOOD EMPLOYEE AND CONDITIONAL EMPLOYEE; KNOWLEDGE, RESPONSIBILITIES AND REPORTING - Comments: OBSERVED NO SIGNED EMPLOYEES HEALTH POLICIES. MUST PROVIDE AND MAINTAIN.(PRIORITY FOUNDATION 7-38-010)(CITATION ISSUED) | 37. FOOD PROPERLY LABELED; ORIGINAL CONTAINER - Comments: MUST LABEL FOOD STORAGE CONTAINERS WHEN FOOD IS NOT IN ORIGINAL PACKAGE. | 44. UTENSILS, EQUIPMENT & LINENS: PROPERLY STORED, DRIED, & HANDLED - Comments: MUST INVERT MULTI-USE UTENSILS ON SHELVING UNITS. | 47. FOOD & NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES CLEANABLE, PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED & USED - Comments: OBSERVED WORN DOOR GASKET ON MIDDLE DOOR OF 3- DOOR PIZZA PREP COOLER ,MISSING 2- FANGUARD COVERS IN WALK IN FREEZER MUST REPAIR OR REPLACE. | 48. WAREWASHING FACILITIES: INSTALLED, MAINTAINED & USED; TEST STRIPS - Comments: OBSERVED NO CHEMICAL TEST KIT TO CHECK SANITIZING SOLUTION PPM'S AT LOW TEMPERATURE DISH MACHINE. MUST PROVIDE AND MAINTAIN.(PRIORITY FOUNDATION 7-38-005)(CITATION ISSUED) | 49. NON-FOOD/FOOD CONTACT SURFACES CLEAN - Comments: MUST CLEAN DEBRIS BUILD UP FROM WALK IN COOLER FANGUARD COVERS AND SHELVING UNITS,FRYER CABINETS,GRILL TABLE,INTERIOR PANEL OF ICE MACHINE. | 55. PHYSICAL FACILITIES INSTALLED, MAINTAINED & CLEAN - Comments: MUST REPAIR OR REPLACE DAMAGED FLOOR TILE NEAR REAR EXIT DOOR AND DISH MACHINE AREA.MUST GROUT FLOOR IN DISH MACHINE & WASHING AREA. | 56. ADEQUATE VENTILATION & LIGHTING; DESIGNATED AREAS USED - Comments: MUST REPAIR OR REPLACE BURNTOUT LIGHT AT HOOD OF COOKING ,CRACKED LIGHT SHIELD IN DISH WASHING AREA. | 58. ALLERGEN TRAINING AS REQUIRED - Comments: OBSERVED NO FOOD ALLERGEN TRAINING FOR FOOD MANAGER MUST PROVIDE AND MAINTAIN. | 60. PREVIOUS CORE VIOLATION CORRECTED - Comments: PREVIOUS CORE VIOLATION FROM REPORT #2524030 8/13/2021 #57-STILL OBSERVED ALL FOOD HANDLER CERTIFICATIONS ON SITE ARE EXPIRED. INSTD TO OBTAIN TRAINING FOR ALL FOOD HANDLERS AND MAINTAIN VERIFICATION ON SITE.(PRIORITY FOUNDATION 7-42-090)(CITATION ISSUED)

Inspection ID: 2524030. Canvass performed on 08/13/2021, resulted in a 'Pass', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
39. CONTAMINATION PREVENTED DURING FOOD PREPARATION, STORAGE & DISPLAY - Comments: MISSING SPLASHGUARD INBETWEEN HANDWASH SINK AND 3-COMPARTMENT SINK. INSTD TO PROVIDE AND MAINTAIN | 47. FOOD & NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES CLEANABLE, PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED & USED - Comments: RUSTY SURFACE ON EXTERIOR OF 3-COMPARTMENT SINK GREASE TRAP. INSTD TO REMOVE RUST AND MAINTAIN | 57. ALL FOOD EMPLOYEES HAVE FOOD HANDLER TRAINING - Comments: ALL FOOD HANDLER CERTIFICATIONS ON SITE ARE EXPIRED. INSTD TO OBTAIN TRAINING FOR ALL FOOD HANDLERS AND MAINTAIN VERIFICATION ON SITE

Inspection ID: 2453496. Canvass performed on 10/19/2020, resulted in a 'Pass w/ Conditions', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
24. TIME AS A PUBLIC HEALTH CONTROL; PROCEDURES & RECORDS - Comments: PREMISES USES TIME WITHOUT TEMPERATURE AS A MEASURE OF CONTROL FOR TCS FOOD (SAUSAGE FOR PIZZA TOPPING) , HOWEVER NOT FOLLOWING WRITTEN PROCEDURE ON SITE OR COMPLETING LOGS INDICATING WHEN THE SAUSAGE IS INITALLY REMOVED FROM 41F OR LESS, OR THE TIME THAT IS 4 HOURS PAST THE POINT IN TIME WHEN THE SAUSAGE IS REMOVED FROM COLD HOLDING TEMPERATURE CONTROL. NO VERIFICATION RECORDS/LOGS COMPLETED SINCE OCT 2 2020. SAUSAGE TEMPERATURE RANGING FROM 52.0F-57.0F. SAUSAGE DISCARDED AND DENATURED AT THIS TIME. APPROX 30LBS $100 VALUE. PRIORITY FOUNDATION 7-38-005. CITATION ISSUED. INSTD TO FOLLOW WRITTEN PROCEDURE AND MAINTAIN LOGS AT ALL TIMES.

Inspection ID: 2352619. Complaint performed on 12/03/2019, resulted in a 'Pass w/ Conditions', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
3. MANAGEMENT, FOOD EMPLOYEE AND CONDITIONAL EMPLOYEE; KNOWLEDGE, RESPONSIBILITIES AND REPORTING - Comments: NO EMPLOYEE HEALTH POLICY IN PLACE. INSTD TO PROVIDE A VERIFIABLE EMPLOYEE ACKNOWLEDGED HEALTH POLICY. PRIORITY FOUNDATION 7-38-010 CITATION ISSUED. | 6. PROPER EATING, TASTING, DRINKING, OR TOBACCO USE - Comments: FOOD HANDLER WITH OPEN BEVERAGE AND HALF EATEN SANDWICH IN PIZZA PREP AREA. INSTD TO EAT AND DRINK OPEN BEVERAGES IN DESIGNATED AREA. | 28. TOXIC SUBSTANCES PROPERLY IDENTIFIED, STORED, & USED - Comments: EMPLOYEE PERSONAL BELONGINGS (CELL PHONE) IMPROPERLY STORED ON PIZZA PREP COOLER. INSTD TO STORE IN DESIGNATED AREA. | 37. FOOD PROPERLY LABELED; ORIGINAL CONTAINER - Comments: DRY STORAGE CONTAINERS NOT LABELED. INSTD TO LABEL AND MAINTAIN. | 43. IN-USE UTENSILS: PROPERLY STORED - Comments: KNIVES IMPROPER STORED INBETWEEN PREP TABLE AND PREP COOLER. INSTD TO STORE PROPERLY | 47. FOOD & NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES CLEANABLE, PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED & USED - Comments: EXCESSIVE RUST ON EXTERIOR TOP OF 3-COMPARTMENT SINK GREASE TRAP. INSTD TO REMOVE RUST AND MAINTAIN SURFACE. | 57. ALL FOOD EMPLOYEES HAVE FOOD HANDLER TRAINING - Comments: NO FOOD HANDLER CERTIFICATES FOR FOOD HANDLERS ON SITE. INSTD TO PROVIDE AND MAINTAIN SAME. | 58. ALLERGEN TRAINING AS REQUIRED - Comments: CERITIFIED MANAGER ON SITE WITHOUT ALLERGEN TRAINING. INSTD TO OBTAIN AND MAINTAIN VERIFICATION.

Inspection ID: 2279667. Canvass performed on 03/19/2019, resulted in a 'Pass w/ Conditions', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
3. MANAGEMENT, FOOD EMPLOYEE AND CONDITIONAL EMPLOYEE; KNOWLEDGE, RESPONSIBILITIES AND REPORTING - Comments: Observed no employee health policy on site. Must provide written employee health policy for all employees. Priority foundation violation. | 5. PROCEDURES FOR RESPONDING TO VOMITING AND DIARRHEAL EVENTS - Comments: Observed no vomit and diarrhea clean up kit or procedure on site. Must provide written procedure for the clean up of vomit and diarrheal events. Must provide equipment outlined in the procedure. Priority foundation violation. | 23. PROPER DATE MARKING AND DISPOSITION - Comments: Observed prep dates on prepped TCS foods inside the walk in cooler. Must properly label all prepped TCS foods with discard dates. Must correct and maintain same. | 47. FOOD & NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES CLEANABLE, PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED & USED - Comments: Observed deep groves in heavily stained cutting board along prep cooler in pizza cutting area. Must resurface or replace. | 48. WAREWASHING FACILITIES: INSTALLED, MAINTAINED & USED; TEST STRIPS - Comments: Observed large plastic containers used to store cheese, and large pots in kitchen and prep coolers too large to fit into dish machine or 3 compartment sink. Must provide a procedure to properly wash, rinse and sanitize equipment or remove equipment from premises.

Inspection ID: 2070053. Canvass performed on 07/18/2017, resulted in a 'Pass', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
33. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT EQUIPMENT UTENSILS CLEAN, FREE OF ABRASIVE DETERGENTS - Comments: OBSERVED THE CUTTING BOARDS, AND DOUGH ROLLER NOT CLEAN, INSTRUCTED TO CLEAN AND SANITIZE. ALSO CLEAN HOT HOLDING UNITS. | 35. WALLS, CEILINGS, ATTACHED EQUIPMENT CONSTRUCTED PER CODE: GOOD REPAIR, SURFACES CLEAN AND DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS - Comments: OBSERVED THE CEILING LIGHT SHIELDS NOT CLEAN, INSTRUCTED TO CLEAN. | 41. PREMISES MAINTAINED FREE OF LITTER, UNNECESSARY ARTICLES, CLEANING EQUIPMENT PROPERLY STORED - Comments: OBSERVED CLUTTER IN THE FRONT STORAGE AREA, INSTRUCTED TO ORGANIZE AND REMOVE ITEMS NOT BEING USED.

Inspection ID: 1578515. Complaint performed on 10/02/2015, resulted in a 'Pass', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
32. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: EXTERIOR TOP OF GREASE INTERCEPTOR WITH RUSTY SURFACES. INSTD TO REMOVE RUST. | 31. CLEAN MULTI-USE UTENSILS AND SINGLE SERVICE ARTICLES PROPERLY STORED: NO REUSE OF SINGLE SERVICE ARTICLES - Comments: KNIVES IMPROPER STORED INBETWEEN PREP TABLE AND COOLER. INSTD TO STORE PROPERLY. | 33. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT EQUIPMENT UTENSILS CLEAN, FREE OF ABRASIVE DETERGENTS - Comments: INTERIOR PANEL OF ICE MACHINE NEEDS DETAILED CLEANING. | 38. VENTILATION: ROOMS AND EQUIPMENT VENTED AS REQUIRED: PLUMBING: INSTALLED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: SPLASHGUARD MISSING INBETWEEN EXPOSED HANDSINK AND 3-COMPARTMENT SINK. INSTD TO RE INSTALL SAME.

Inspection ID: 1501276. Canvass Re-Inspection performed on 10/28/2014, resulted in a 'Pass', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
2. FACILITIES TO MAINTAIN PROPER TEMPERATURE - Comments: VIOLATION CORRECTED. REFRIGERATIO UNIT MAINTAINING 40F. TAG REMOVED | 40. REFRIGERATION AND METAL STEM THERMOMETERS PROVIDED AND CONSPICUOUS - Comments: VIOLATION CORRECTED | 41. PREMISES MAINTAINED FREE OF LITTER, UNNECESSARY ARTICLES, CLEANING EQUIPMENT PROPERLY STORED - Comments: VIOLATION CORRECTED

Inspection ID: 1501239. Canvass performed on 10/27/2014, resulted in a 'Pass w/ Conditions', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
16. FOOD PROTECTED DURING STORAGE, PREPARATION, DISPLAY, SERVICE AND TRANSPORTATION - Comments: OBSERVED ICE MACHINE UNCLEAN WITH HEAVY DIRT AND MOLD LIKE RESIDUE ON INTERIOR WHERE ICE IS MADE AND STORED. OWNER EMPTIED MACHINE AND CLEANED AND SANITIZED DURING INSPECTION. SERIOUS VIOLATION 7-38-005(A) | 2. FACILITIES TO MAINTAIN PROPER TEMPERATURE - Comments: OBSERVED REFRIGERATOR AT 50.1 F. REFRIGERATOR DID NOT CONTAIN PROTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOOD AT TIME OF INSPECTION. REFRIGERATION UNIT TAGGED. CRITICAL VIOLATION 7-38-005 (A) | 41. PREMISES MAINTAINED FREE OF LITTER, UNNECESSARY ARTICLES, CLEANING EQUIPMENT PROPERLY STORED - Comments: OBSERVED REAR STOREROOM WITH EXTRA EQUIPMENT. MUST REMOVE EQUIPMENT IN DISREPAIR AND REDUCE CLUTTER. | 40. REFRIGERATION AND METAL STEM THERMOMETERS PROVIDED AND CONSPICUOUS - Comments: OBSERVED THERMOMETER WITHIN REFRIGERATOR NOT WORKING. INSTALL WORKING THERMOMETERS AND CHECK THERMOMETERS OFTEN TO INSURE THAT A REFRIGERATION UNITS ARE MAINTAINING 40F OR LESS AT ALL TIMES. | 41. PREMISES MAINTAINED FREE OF LITTER, UNNECESSARY ARTICLES, CLEANING EQUIPMENT PROPERLY STORED - Comments: OBSERVED EMPLOYEE FOOD AND DRINK INTERMINGLED WITH CUSTOMER FOOD. ALL EMPLOYEE FOOD MUST BE IN A SEPARATE DESIGNATED AREA. ALL EMPLOYEE DRINKS NEED A COVER AND STRAW. | 41. PREMISES MAINTAINED FREE OF LITTER, UNNECESSARY ARTICLES, CLEANING EQUIPMENT PROPERLY STORED - Comments: ALL MOPS NEED TO HUNG TO DRY WHEN NOT IN USE.

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