Public record information on Chicago Health Inspections for Buena Vista Restaurant located at 3147 N Broadway.


BUENA VISTA RESTAURANT

3147 N BROADWAY , CHICAGO, IL, 60657


Inspection ID: 2472321. Canvass performed on 01/05/2021, resulted in a 'Fail', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
1. PERSON IN CHARGE PRESENT, DEMONSTRATES KNOWLEDGE, AND PERFORMS DUTIES - Comments: NO CITY OF CHICAGO CERTIFIED FOOD MANAGER ON SITE DURING THE INSPECTION. PRIORITY FOUNDATION VIOLATION. NO CITATION ISSUED. | 2. CITY OF CHICAGO FOOD SERVICE SANITATION CERTIFICATE - Comments: NO CITY OF CHICAGO CERTIFIED FOOD MANAGER ON SITE DURING THE INSPECTION WHILE TCS FOODS WERE BEING PREPARED AND SERVED SUCH AS COOKED BEEF AT 179.1 IN A HOT HOLDING UNIT. INSTRUCTED A CITY OF CHICAGO CERTIFIED FOOD MANAGER MUST BE ON SITE AT ALL TIMES WHEN TCS FOODS ARE PREPARED AND SERVED. PRIORITY FOUNDATION VIOLATION 7-38-012 CITATION ISSUED. | 3. MANAGEMENT, FOOD EMPLOYEE AND CONDITIONAL EMPLOYEE; KNOWLEDGE, RESPONSIBILITIES AND REPORTING - Comments: NO WRITTEN EMPLOYEE HEALTH POLICY ON SITE FOR ALL EMPLOYEES. MUST PROVIDE. PRIORITY FOUNDATION VIOLATION NO CITATION ISSUED. | 5. PROCEDURES FOR RESPONDING TO VOMITING AND DIARRHEAL EVENTS - Comments: NO WRITTEN CLEANING PROCEDURE OR REQUIRED EQUIPMENT FOR A VOMIT/DIARRHEA EVENT. MUST PROVIDE. PRIORITY FOUNDATION VIOLATION. NO CITATION ISSUED. | 9. NO BARE HAND CONTACT WITH RTE FOOD OR A PRE-APPROVED ALTERNATIVE PROCEDURE PROPERLY ALLOWED - Comments: OBSERVED THE COOK PREPARING AND HANDLING READY TO EAT FOODS SUCH AS WRAPPING UP A PREPARED, FILLED BURRITO WITH HIS BARE HANDS. REVIEWED WITH COOK THAT UTENSILS MUST BE USED OR GLOVES MUST BE WORN WHILE TOUCHING, PREPARING, OR HANDLING ANY READY TO EAT FOODS. PRIORITY VIOLATION 7-38-010 CITATION ISSUED. | 10. ADEQUATE HANDWASHING SINKS PROPERLY SUPPLIED AND ACCESSIBLE - Comments: NOTED NO HAND WASH SINK IN THE PREP AREA. HAND WASHING SINK IS LOCATED IN THE REAR OF THE FACILITY NOT ACCESSIBLE TO THE COOKS LINE/FOOD PREP AREA. AN ADDITIONAL HAND WASH SINK IS NEEDED FOR THE FRONT PREP AREA. INSTRUCTED TO INSTALL. PRIORITY FOUNDATION VIOLATION 7-38-030(C) CITATION ISSUED. | 16. FOOD-CONTACT SURFACES: CLEANED & SANITIZED - Comments: INTERIOR OF THE ICE MACHINE DIRTY. MUST CLEAN AND MAINTAIN. | 23. PROPER DATE MARKING AND DISPOSITION - Comments: OBSERVED PREPARED READY TO EAT TCS FOODS NOT PROPERLY DATE LABELED WITH AN EXPIRATION DATE. FOODS NOTED WITH PREP DATES ONLY SUCH AS COOKED CHICKEN, COOKED BEEF AND COOKED RICE. INSTRUCTED ALL TCS PREPARED READY TO EAT FOODS MUST BE LABELED WITH AN EXPIRATION DATE NO LONGER THAN DAYS. FOODS DISCARDED. PRIORITY FOUNDATION VIOLATION 7-38-005 CITATION ISSUED. | 25. CONSUMER ADVISORY PROVIDED FOR RAW/UNDERCOOKED FOOD - Comments: MENU DOES NOT DISCLOSE AND INFORM CONSUMERS THE SPECIFIC MENU ITEMS THAT ARE RAW OR UNDERCOOKED AND A POTENTIAL HAZARD OF CONSUMING SUCH FOOD. MENU ITEM SUCH AS HUEVOS RANCHEROS WITH EGGS OVER-EASY. INSTRUCTED TO PROVIDE A CONSUMER ADVISORY ON THE MENU THAT INFORMS, DISCLOSES AND REMINDS CUSTOMERS OF SUCH ITEMS. PRIORITY FOUNDATION VIOLATION. NO CITATION ISSUED. | 37. FOOD PROPERLY LABELED; ORIGINAL CONTAINER - Comments: ALL BULK FOOD AND SPICE CONTAINERS MUST BE LABELED WITH THE PRODUCT COMMON NAME. | 49. NON-FOOD/FOOD CONTACT SURFACES CLEAN - Comments: RAW WOODEN SHELVING USED FOR CLEAN GLASSWARE. MUST PAINT/SEAL TO BE SMOOTH AND CLEANABLE. | 55. PHYSICAL FACILITIES INSTALLED, MAINTAINED & CLEAN - Comments: DAMAGED CEILING TILE IN THE HALLWAY ABOVE THE COOLERS. INSTRUCTED TO REPLACE. | 56. ADEQUATE VENTILATION & LIGHTING; DESIGNATED AREAS USED - Comments: INOPERABLE VENTILATION IN THE EMPLOYEE WASHROOM. MUST REPLACE OR REPAIR. | 57. ALL FOOD EMPLOYEES HAVE FOOD HANDLER TRAINING - Comments: NO PROOF OF FOOD HANDLER TRAINING OR CERTIFICATES. MUST PROVIDE FOR ALL REQUIRED EMPLOYEES. | 60. PREVIOUS CORE VIOLATION CORRECTED - Comments: PREVIOUS CORE VIOLATIONS FROM 10-22-19 NOT CORRECTED. #53- NOTED THE BATHROOM DOOR AT THE REAR FOOD PREP AREA NOT SELF CLOSING. INSTRUCTED TO PROVIDE A SELF CLOSING DEVICE AT THE DOOR AND MAINTAIN.#55- NOTED ROUGH UNPAVED SURFACE IN SOME AREAS OF DISH WASHING AREA. INSTRUCTED TO REPAVE FLOOR AND MAKE IT SMOOTH AND EASILY CLEANABLE.#58- NOTED NO ALLERGEN TRAINING CERTIFICATION FOR POSTED CERTIFIED FOOD MANAGERS. INSTRUCTED MANAGEMENT THAT ALL FOOD SERVICE MANAGERS ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE THE ALLERGEN TRAINING CERTIFICATION. PRIORITY FOUNDATION VIOLATION. NO CITATION ISSUED.

Inspection ID: 2181702. Canvass performed on 06/20/2018, resulted in a 'Pass', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
30. FOOD IN ORIGINAL CONTAINER, PROPERLY LABELED: CUSTOMER ADVISORY POSTED AS NEEDED - Comments: FOUND BULK FOOD NOT LABELED. (SUGAR, FLOUR, ETC.) MUST PROVIDE. | 35. WALLS, CEILINGS, ATTACHED EQUIPMENT CONSTRUCTED PER CODE: GOOD REPAIR, SURFACES CLEAN AND DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS - Comments: FOUND WALLS NOT SMOOTH AND EASY TO CLEAN BY REGISTER. MUST PAINT.(EXPOSED PLASTER/UNFINISHED). | 38. VENTILATION: ROOMS AND EQUIPMENT VENTED AS REQUIRED: PLUMBING: INSTALLED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: FOUND NO EXPOSED HAND SINK EASILY ACCESSIBLE TO PREPARATION AREAS. MUST INSTALL ADDITIONAL EXPOSED HAND SINK AT PREPARATION AREAS THAT IS EASILY ACCESSIBLE.

Inspection ID: 1575924. Canvass performed on 09/22/2015, resulted in a 'Pass', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
32. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: OBSERVED TORN GASKETS ON THE TALL STANDUP REFRIGERATION UNITS. INSTRUCTED FACILITY TO REPLACE AND MAINTAIN. OBSERVED PLASTIC GROCERY BAGS BEING USED FOR FOOD STORAGE. INSTRUCTED FACILITY TO USE ONLY FOOD GRADE MATERIALS AND TO MAINTAIN. | 38. VENTILATION: ROOMS AND EQUIPMENT VENTED AS REQUIRED: PLUMBING: INSTALLED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: OBSERVED A SMALL LEAK AT THE INCOMING COLD PIPE AT THE THREE COMPARTMENT SINK FAUCET. INSTRUCTED FACILITY TO REPAIR AND MAINTAIN.

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