Public record information on Chicago Health Inspections for Meenari Oriental Restaurant located at 3311 W Bryn Mawr Ave.


MEENARI ORIENTAL RESTAURANT

3311 W BRYN MAWR AVE , CHICAGO, IL, 60659


Inspection ID: 2472575. Canvass Re-Inspection performed on 01/12/2021, resulted in a 'Pass', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
10. ADEQUATE HANDWASHING SINKS PROPERLY SUPPLIED AND ACCESSIBLE - Comments: 6-301.14-OBSERVED NO EMPLOYEE HAND WASHING SIGNAGE AT HAND SINK IN PREP AREA. MUST PROVIDE. | 47. FOOD & NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES CLEANABLE, PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED & USED - Comments: 4-501.12-OBSERVED DIRTY CUTTING BOARD IN KITCHEN PREP AREA WITH DARK STAINS AND DEEP GROOVES. MUST DETAIL CLEAN AND MAINTAIN. | 47. FOOD & NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES CLEANABLE, PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED & USED - Comments: 4-501.11-OBSERVED RIPPED GASKET AT CHEST FREEZER IN BASEMENT IN REAR. MUST REPAIR. | 53. TOILET FACILITIES: PROPERLY CONSTRUCTED, SUPPLIED, & CLEANED - Comments: 5-501.17-OBSERVED NO LID ON TRASH CAN IN WOMEN'S BATHROOM. MUST PROVIDE.

Inspection ID: 2472304. Canvass performed on 01/05/2021, resulted in a 'Fail', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
3. MANAGEMENT, FOOD EMPLOYEE AND CONDITIONAL EMPLOYEE; KNOWLEDGE, RESPONSIBILITIES AND REPORTING - Comments: OBSERVED NO EMPLOYEE HEALTH POLICY ON SITE. INSTRUCTED TO PROVIDE VERIFICATION FOR EACH EMPLOYEE ON SITE AT ALL TIMES. PRIORITY FOUNDATION. 7-38-010. | 5. PROCEDURES FOR RESPONDING TO VOMITING AND DIARRHEAL EVENTS - Comments: OBSERVED NO VOMIT AND DIARRHEA CLEAN UP KIT AND PROCEDURE ON SITE. INSTRUCTED TO PROVIDE ALL NECESSARY SUPPLIES AS OUTLINED IN POLICY. PRIORITY FOUNDATION. 7-38-005. | 10. ADEQUATE HANDWASHING SINKS PROPERLY SUPPLIED AND ACCESSIBLE - Comments: OBSERVED NO EMPLOYEE HAND WASHING SIGNAGE AT HAND SINK IN PREP AREA. MUST PROVIDE. | 38. INSECTS, RODENTS, & ANIMALS NOT PRESENT - Comments: OBSERVED PEST CONTROL LOG BOOK IS INCOMPLETE. ONE REPORT WAS PROVIDED FOR THE 2020 CALENDAR YEAR. LAST SERVICE WAS DONE ON SEPTEMBER 8, 2020. INSTRUCTED MANAGER A LICENSED EXTERMINATOR MUST CONDUCT INSECT AND VERMIN SERVICES AT THE ESTABLISHMENT AT LEAST TWICE A YEAR. PRIORITY FOUNDATION. 7-38-020(C). | 47. FOOD & NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES CLEANABLE, PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED & USED - Comments: OBSERVED DIRTY CUTTING BOARD IN KITCHEN PREP AREA WITH DARK STAINS AND DEEP GROOVES. MUST DETAIL CLEAN AND MAINTAIN. | 47. FOOD & NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES CLEANABLE, PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED & USED - Comments: OBSERVED RIPPED GASKET AT CHEST FREEZER IN BASEMENT IN REAR. MUST REPAIR. | 53. TOILET FACILITIES: PROPERLY CONSTRUCTED, SUPPLIED, & CLEANED - Comments: OBSERVED NO LID ON TRASH CAN IN WOMEN'S BATHROOM. MUST PROVIDE.

Inspection ID: 2181939. Canvass performed on 06/26/2018, resulted in a 'Pass', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
30. FOOD IN ORIGINAL CONTAINER, PROPERLY LABELED: CUSTOMER ADVISORY POSTED AS NEEDED - Comments: ALL PREPARED FOODS MUST BE PROPERLY LABELED WITH PRODUCT NAME AND PREPARED DATE. | 33. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT EQUIPMENT UTENSILS CLEAN, FREE OF ABRASIVE DETERGENTS - Comments: TOP SHELVING OF THE STOVE WITH EXCESSIVE GREASE. MUST CLEAN AND MAINTAIN. | 34. FLOORS: CONSTRUCTED PER CODE, CLEANED, GOOD REPAIR, COVING INSTALLED, DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS USED - Comments: MUST NOT USE MILK CRATES AS A MEANS OF ELEVATION FOR STORED ITEMS. FLOORS MUST BE ACCESSIBLE FOR CLEANING AND MONITORING.

Inspection ID: 1989770. Canvass performed on 02/27/2017, resulted in a 'Pass w/ Conditions', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
2. FACILITIES TO MAINTAIN PROPER TEMPERATURE - Comments: NOTED IMPROPER TEMPERATURE OF SERVICE COOLER TO BE 50.6F. INSTRUCTED NOT TO USE UNTIL EQUIPMENT IS MAINTAINING PROPER TEMPERATURE OF 40F AND BELOW. CRITICAL VIOLATION #7-38-005(A) | 3. POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOOD MEETS TEMPERATURE REQUIREMENT DURING STORAGE, PREPARATION DISPLAY AND SERVICE - Comments: NOTED INTERNAL TEMPERATURE OF THE FOLLOWING POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOOD ITEMS INSIDE THE SERVICE COOLER TO BE IMPROPER: LETTUCE (MIXTURE)57.2F/47.1F, CABBAGE (MIXTURE)46.4F, KIM CHI 45.1F,50.6F/57/2F/58.5F (ASSORTED CONTAINERS). MANAGER IMMEDIATELY AND VOLUNTARILY DISPOSED OF 6 LBS OF PRODUCTS WORTH $50.00 THROUGH DENATURING PROCESS. CRITICAL VIOLATION #7-38-005(A) | 32. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: NOTED SHELVES LINED WITH FOIL PAPER AT THE KITCHEN PREP AREA. INSTRUCTED TO REMOVE, CLEAN AND MAINTAIN TO PREVENT HIDING PLACES FOR PEST. | 33. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT EQUIPMENT UTENSILS CLEAN, FREE OF ABRASIVE DETERGENTS - Comments: NOTED HEAVY ICE BUILD UP INSIDE CHEST REFRIGERATION AT THE BASEMENT DRY STORAGE AREA. NOTED FOOD SPILL AND DIRT INSIDE REFRIGERATIONS UNIT BY THE STORE AND FREEZER. INSTRUCTED TO CLEAN AND MAINTAIN. | 41. PREMISES MAINTAINED FREE OF LITTER, UNNECESSARY ARTICLES, CLEANING EQUIPMENT PROPERLY STORED - Comments: NOTED CLUTTER ON SHELVES AT TE BASEMENT DRY STORAGE AREA. INSTRUCTED TO CLEAN, ORGANIZE AND/OR REMOVE ALL UNNECESSARY ARTICLES TO PREVENT HIDING PLACES FOR PEST. | 43. FOOD (ICE) DISPENSING UTENSILS, WASH CLOTHS PROPERLY STORED - Comments: NOTED EMPLOYEES AT THE PREP AREA WITH NO HAIR RESTRAINS. INSTRUCTED TO WEAR HAIR NETS AT ALL TIMES FOOD IS PREPARED OR THEY ARE IN THE KITCHEN.

Inspection ID: 1949057. Canvass performed on 08/09/2016, resulted in a 'Pass', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
33. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT EQUIPMENT UTENSILS CLEAN, FREE OF ABRASIVE DETERGENTS - Comments: OBSERVED INTERIOR OF REACH IN REFRIGERATORS AND REACH IN FREEZERS UNCLEAN WITH FOOD SPILLS AND FOOD DEBRIS AND CRUMBS. CLEAN AND SANITIZE ALL INTERIOR OF ALL REFRIGERATORS AND REACH IN FREEZERS. | 38. VENTILATION: ROOMS AND EQUIPMENT VENTED AS REQUIRED: PLUMBING: INSTALLED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: OBSERVED BACK FLOW PREVENTION DEVICE NEEDED FOR MOP SINK IN BASEMENT. INSTALL BACK FLOW PREVENTION DEVICE ON FAUCET IN BASEMENT MOP SINK AND MAINTAIN. | 40. REFRIGERATION AND METAL STEM THERMOMETERS PROVIDED AND CONSPICUOUS - Comments: OBSERVED MISSING OR NON WORKING THERMOMETERS IN REFRIGERATORS. INSTALL AND MAINTAIN WORKING THERMOMETERS. CHECK THERMOMETERS TO MAKE SURE ALL REFIRGERATORS ARE AT 40F OR LESS AT ALL TIMES. | 34. FLOORS: CONSTRUCTED PER CODE, CLEANED, GOOD REPAIR, COVING INSTALLED, DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS USED - Comments: OBSERVED FLOORS OF BASEMENT WITH EXCESS WATER. KEEP FLOORS OF BASEMENT CLEAN AND DRY. | 32. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: OBSERVED LID OF CHEST FREEZER ON NORTH SIDE OF BASEMENT UNDER STAIRS WITH LID IN DISREPAIR. INSULATION EXPOSED AND LID IS REPAIRED WITH TAPE. LID MUST BE REPAIRED PROPERLY OR REPLACED.

Inspection ID: 1592233. Canvass performed on 12/03/2015, resulted in a 'Pass', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
32. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: Cooler shelving/racks that had peeling paint/rust, shall be repaired/replaced. | 33. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT EQUIPMENT UTENSILS CLEAN, FREE OF ABRASIVE DETERGENTS - Comments: Reach in cooler shelving/racks not clean, need detailed cleaning, storage shelving in kitchen prep area not clean, need cleaning. | 34. FLOORS: CONSTRUCTED PER CODE, CLEANED, GOOD REPAIR, COVING INSTALLED, DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS USED - Comments: Floors under heavy equipment, cooking equipment not clean, need cleaning, floors in front storage area not clean, needs detailed cleaning(corners). | 45. FOOD HANDLER REQUIREMENTS MET - Comments: Must provide food handlers list for next routine inspection.

Inspection ID: 1506351. Canvass performed on 01/29/2015, resulted in a 'Pass', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
30. FOOD IN ORIGINAL CONTAINER, PROPERLY LABELED: CUSTOMER ADVISORY POSTED AS NEEDED - Comments: Found food items not properly dated in coolers, and in reach in freezer, must properly date food items in cooler, reach in freezer. | 33. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT EQUIPMENT UTENSILS CLEAN, FREE OF ABRASIVE DETERGENTS - Comments: Non food contact surfaces of cooler shelving/racks not clean, need detailed cleaning(crevices), rear storage shelving , and bsmt storage shelving not clean, need detailed cleaning(crevices). | 34. FLOORS: CONSTRUCTED PER CODE, CLEANED, GOOD REPAIR, COVING INSTALLED, DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS USED - Comments: Floors under heavy equipment, cooking equipment not clean, had excess grease build up, need detailed cleaning(corners). Floors in bsmt storage area under shelving, pallet not clean, need cleaning(detailed). | 35. WALLS, CEILINGS, ATTACHED EQUIPMENT CONSTRUCTED PER CODE: GOOD REPAIR, SURFACES CLEAN AND DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS - Comments: Damaged/stained ceiling tiles in women's bathroom, shall be repaired/replaced.

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