Public record information on Chicago Health Inspections for Taqueria El Charo De San Francisco located at 3655 E 106th St.


TAQUERIA EL CHARO DE SAN FRANCISCO

3655 E 106TH ST , CHICAGO, IL, 60617


Inspection ID: 2567841. Canvass Re-Inspection performed on 12/01/2022, resulted in a 'Pass', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
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Inspection ID: 2567498. Canvass performed on 11/23/2022, resulted in a 'Fail', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
25. CONSUMER ADVISORY PROVIDED FOR RAW/UNDERCOOKED FOOD - Comments: 3-603.11 OBSERVED NO CONSUMER ADVISORY DISCLOSURE ON THE MENU FOR ALL ITEMS THAT CAN BE ORDERED RAW OR UNDERCOOKED (EGGS). INSTRUCTED TO PROVIDE A DISCLOSURE ON ALL ITEMS THAT CAN BE ORDERED UNDERCOOKED OR RAW. PRIORITY FOUNDATION 7-38-005. | 49. NON-FOOD/FOOD CONTACT SURFACES CLEAN - Comments: 4-601.11(C) OBSERVED MINOR GREASE DEBRIS UNDER FLAT TOP GRILL IN THE FOOD PREP AREA. INSTRUCTED TO CLEAN AND SANITIZE. | 57. ALL FOOD EMPLOYEES HAVE FOOD HANDLER TRAINING - Comments: 2-102.13 OBSERVED FOOD HANDLER CERTIFICATES ARE EXPIRED. INSTRUCTED TO MEET REQUIREMENT FOR WAIT STAFF AND FOOD HANDLERS (THAT DO NOT HAVE A MANAGER'S CERTIFICATE.) | 58. ALLERGEN TRAINING AS REQUIRED - Comments: 2-102.13 OBSERVED THE CITY OF CHICAGO FOOD SERVICE SANITATION MANAGER'S ALLERGEN TRAINING CERTIFICATES ARE EXPIRED. INSTRUCTED TO MEET REQUIREMENT AND RENEW FOR CITY OF CHICAGO FOOD SERVICE SANITATION MANAGERS ONLY.

Inspection ID: 2200720. Complaint performed on 08/10/2018, 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 OF PREMISES AS REQUIRED; MUST PROVIDE. INSTRUCTED THE PIC TO PROVIDE DOCUMENTATION OF EMPLOYEES RESPONSIBILITY TO REPOR ANY ILLNESS TRANSMISSIBLE THROUGH FOOD. PRIORITY FOUNDATION VIOLATION 7-38-012(A); NO CITATION ISSUED. | 5. PROCEDURES FOR RESPONDING TO VOMITING AND DIARRHEAL EVENTS - Comments: NO VOMIT AND DIARRHEAL CLEAN UP PROCEDURE ON PREMISES AS REQUIRED; MUST PROVIDE. INSTRUCTED THE PIC THAT A VOMIT AND DIARRHEAL CLEAN UP PROCEDURE MUST BE DOCUMENTED AND THE NECESSARY SUPPLIES ON HAND IN THE EVENT OF A VOMIT OR DIARRHEAL INCIDENT ON PREMISES. PRIORITY FOUNDATION VIOLATION 7-38-005; NO CITATION ISSUED. | 22. PROPER COLD HOLDING TEMPERATURES - Comments: FOUND IMPROPER COLD HOLDING TEMPERATURES FOR TCS FOODS. COOKED CHILLI AT 48.2F AND COOKED SOUP AT 53.6F IN THE WALK-IN COOLER; INSTRUCTED THAT ALL COLD FOODS MUST BE HELD AT 41F OR BELOW WHILE IN COLD STORAGE. DISCARDED 10 LBS VALUED AT $50. PRIORITY VIOLATION ISSUED 7-38-005; CITATION ISSUED. | 37. FOOD PROPERLY LABELED; ORIGINAL CONTAINER - Comments: FOUND BULK STORAGE CONTAINERS IN THE REAR STORAGE ROOM NOT PROPERLY LABELED WITH THE NAME OF THE PRODUCT INSIDE OF THE CONTAINER; INSTRUCTED TO LABEL CONTAINERS WITH THE NAME OF THE PRODUCT INSIDE OF THE CONTAINER. | 47. FOOD & NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES CLEANABLE, PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED & USED - Comments: FOUND GROCERY BAGS BEING USED FOR STORAGE OF FOODS IN THE DEEP FREEZER; INSTRUCTED TO USE FOOD GRADE BAGS FOR STORAGE OF FOODS IN FREEZER. | 49. NON-FOOD/FOOD CONTACT SURFACES CLEAN - Comments: INSTRUCTED TO CLEAN AND MAINTAIN THE FOLLOWING: INTERIOR BOTTOM OF FRYERS TO REMOVE GREASE, EXTERIOR SURFACES OF GRILL, FRYER AND STOVE. ALSO CLEAN PIPES CONNECTED TO VARIOUS COOKING EQUIPMENT TO REMOVE GREASE OBSERVED ON THE PIPES. | 55. PHYSICAL FACILITIES INSTALLED, MAINTAINED & CLEAN - Comments: INSTRUCTED TO CLEAN AND MAINTAIN THE FLOORS IN THE PREP AREA AROUND AND BEHIND EQUIPMENT, CLEAN FLOORS IN THE BASEMENT IN ALL STORAGE ROOMS AND UNDERNEATH THE BASEMENT STAIRS AND CLEAN FLOORS IN THE REAR STORAGE ROOM BEHIND THE KITCHEN. | 55. PHYSICAL FACILITIES INSTALLED, MAINTAINED & CLEAN - Comments: OBSERVED DUST ON THE VENT COVERS ON THE CEILINGS OF THE WASHROOM; MUST CLEAN TO REMOVE DUST OBSERVED. CLEAN CEILING VENTS WHERE NEEDED IN KITCHEN. | 55. PHYSICAL FACILITIES INSTALLED, MAINTAINED & CLEAN - Comments: OBSERVED MISSING CEILING TILE IN REAR STORAGE ROOM BEHIND THE KITCHEN; MUST REPLACE CEILING TILE WHERE NEEDED. ALSO SOME AREAS OF THE CEILING IN THIS ROOM IS IN POOR REPAIR; MUST REPAIR WHERE NEEDED. | 55. PHYSICAL FACILITIES INSTALLED, MAINTAINED & CLEAN - Comments: OBSERVED CLUTTER IN THE REAR STORAGE ROOM ON THE FIRST FLOOR AND IN BASEMENT STORAGE AREAS; INSTRUCTED TO REMOVE UNNECESSARY ITEMS TO AVOID CLUTTER IN ALL STORAGE ROOMS; ORGANIZE AND MAINTAIN. | 58. ALLERGEN TRAINING AS REQUIRED - Comments: FOUND NO VERIFICATION OF ALLERGEN TRAINING ON PREMISES AS REQUIRED; MUST PROVIDE. INSTRUCTED THE PIC THAT ALL PERSONS WITH THE CITY OF CHICAGO FOOD SANITATION CERTIFICATE MUST OBTAIN THE REQUIRED FOOD ALLERGEN TRAINING CERTIFICATE.

Inspection ID: 2177155. Canvass performed on 06/11/2018, resulted in a 'Pass', Risk 1 (High).

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33. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT EQUIPMENT UTENSILS CLEAN, FREE OF ABRASIVE DETERGENTS - Comments: OBSERVED THE FOLLOWING IN NEED OF CLEANING: EXTERIOR SURFACES OF COOKING EQUIPMENT IN KITCHEN, AREAS UNDERNEATH GRILLS AND STEAMTABLE AND PREP TABLES AT THE BOTTOM. | 34. FLOORS: CONSTRUCTED PER CODE, CLEANED, GOOD REPAIR, COVING INSTALLED, DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS USED - Comments: INSTRUCTED TO CLEAN THE FLOORS IN THE KITCHEN AROUND UNDER AND BEHIND COOKING EQUIPMENT AND OTHER KITCHEN EQUIPMENT. ALSO CLEAN FLOORS IN BASEMENT. | 35. WALLS, CEILINGS, ATTACHED EQUIPMENT CONSTRUCTED PER CODE: GOOD REPAIR, SURFACES CLEAN AND DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS - Comments: OBSERVED DUST ON THE FAN COVERS INSIDE OF THE WALK-IN COOLER; CLEAN TO REMOVE DUST. OBSERVED DUST ON THE VENTILATION FANS ON THE CEILINGS OF ALL WASHROOMS; CLEAN FANS TO REMOVE DUST OBSERVED. MUST CLEAN WALLS AROUND AND BEHIND COOKING EQUIPMENT AND CEILING VENT IN KITCHEN. | 40. REFRIGERATION AND METAL STEM THERMOMETERS PROVIDED AND CONSPICUOUS - Comments: MUST PROVIDE THERMOMETERS FOR WALK-IN COOLER AND REFRIGERATION UNITS. | 41. PREMISES MAINTAINED FREE OF LITTER, UNNECESSARY ARTICLES, CLEANING EQUIPMENT PROPERLY STORED - Comments: INSTRUCTED TO ORGANIZE AND MAINTAIN REAR STORAGE AREA AND BASEMENT STORAGE AREAS. REMOVE UNNECESSARY ITEMS TO AVOID CLUTTER.

Inspection ID: 2050397. Canvass performed on 05/15/2017, resulted in a 'Pass', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
33. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT EQUIPMENT UTENSILS CLEAN, FREE OF ABRASIVE DETERGENTS - Comments: MUST DETAIL CLEAN ALL COOKING EQUIPMENT OF GREASE BUILD-UP AND DEFROST ALL CHEST FREEZER OF ICE BUILD-UP ALSO DETAIL CLEAN SHELVES OF DIRT BUILD-UP IN THE PREP AREA NEAR THE WALK-IN COOLER ,INSTRUCTED TO CLEAN AND MAINTAIN EQUIPMENT | 34. FLOORS: CONSTRUCTED PER CODE, CLEANED, GOOD REPAIR, COVING INSTALLED, DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS USED - Comments: MUST DETAIL CLEAN FLOORS IN THE PREP AREA,BASEMENT, AND REAR STOREGE AREA,ALONG WALL BASE AND CORNERS | 35. WALLS, CEILINGS, ATTACHED EQUIPMENT CONSTRUCTED PER CODE: GOOD REPAIR, SURFACES CLEAN AND DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS - Comments: MUST DETAIL CLEAN THE WALLS IN THE PREP AREA OF GREASE AND FOOD SPILLS,INSTRUCTED TO CLEAN AND MAINTAIN AREA | 41. PREMISES MAINTAINED FREE OF LITTER, UNNECESSARY ARTICLES, CLEANING EQUIPMENT PROPERLY STORED - Comments: MUST REMOVE CLUTTER AND UNUSED EQUIPMENT FROM THE REAR STORAGE AREA,TO PREVENT RODENT HARBORAGE | 43. FOOD (ICE) DISPENSING UTENSILS, WASH CLOTHS PROPERLY STORED - Comments: MUST STORE THE WIPING CLOTHS IN A SANITIZING SOLUTION WHEN NOT IN USE AT PREP AREAS | 30. FOOD IN ORIGINAL CONTAINER, PROPERLY LABELED: CUSTOMER ADVISORY POSTED AS NEEDED - Comments: MUST LABEL COOKED FOOD PRODUCTS INSIDE THE WALK-IN COOLER IN PREP AREA,INSTRUCTED TO LABEL

Inspection ID: 1978387. Canvass performed on 12/19/2016, resulted in a 'Pass', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
34. FLOORS: CONSTRUCTED PER CODE, CLEANED, GOOD REPAIR, COVING INSTALLED, DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS USED - Comments: FLOORS NEED CLEANING THROUGH OUT 1ST FLOOR AND IN BASEMENT TO REMOVE SPILLS,LITTER AND DEBRIS. | 35. WALLS, CEILINGS, ATTACHED EQUIPMENT CONSTRUCTED PER CODE: GOOD REPAIR, SURFACES CLEAN AND DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS - Comments: WALLS FOUND DIRTY BEHIND THE COOKING EQUIPMENT,AND INSIDE THE WALK IN COOLER(1ST) FLOOR. MUST CLEAN AND MAINTAIN. | 41. PREMISES MAINTAINED FREE OF LITTER, UNNECESSARY ARTICLES, CLEANING EQUIPMENT PROPERLY STORED - Comments: MUST ORGANIZE STOCK ROOMS (1ST)FL AND IN THE BASEMENT PAPER GOODS ROOM TO PREVENT HARBORAGE.

Inspection ID: 1751663. Canvass performed on 04/08/2016, resulted in a 'Pass', Risk 1 (High).

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33. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT EQUIPMENT UTENSILS CLEAN, FREE OF ABRASIVE DETERGENTS - Comments: NOTED THE SHEVLING INSIDE THE 1ST FLOOR WALK IN COOLER RUSTED AND DIRTY. MUST REMOVE RUST,CLEAN AND MAINTAIN. ALSO STORAGE SHELVING DIRTY IN THE PREP AREAS. MUST CLEAN AND MAINTAIN FREE OF DEBRIS AND SPILLS. | 34. FLOORS: CONSTRUCTED PER CODE, CLEANED, GOOD REPAIR, COVING INSTALLED, DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS USED - Comments: OBSERVED FLOORS DIRTY IN THE PREP AREAS AROUND EQUIPMENT AND INSIDE BOTH WALK IN COOLERS. MUST CLEAN TO REMOVE SPILLS,GREASE AND DEBRIS. | 35. WALLS, CEILINGS, ATTACHED EQUIPMENT CONSTRUCTED PER CODE: GOOD REPAIR, SURFACES CLEAN AND DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS - Comments: WALLS FOUND DIRTY BEHIND THE COOKING EQUIPMENT,PREP TABLES AND INSIDE THE WALK IN COOLER(1ST) FLOOR. MUST CLEAN AND MAINTAIN. | 38. VENTILATION: ROOMS AND EQUIPMENT VENTED AS REQUIRED: PLUMBING: INSTALLED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: NOTED A LEAK AT THE BASE OF THE EXPOSED HAND SINK IN REAR DISH WASHING AREA. MUST REPAIR AND MAINTAIN.

Inspection ID: 1589180. Canvass performed on 12/03/2015, resulted in a 'Pass', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
41. PREMISES MAINTAINED FREE OF LITTER, UNNECESSARY ARTICLES, CLEANING EQUIPMENT PROPERLY STORED - Comments: MUST REMOVE CLUTTER FROM THE REAR STORAGE AREA,TO PREVENT RODENT HARBORAGE | 30. FOOD IN ORIGINAL CONTAINER, PROPERLY LABELED: CUSTOMER ADVISORY POSTED AS NEEDED - Comments: MUST LABEL BILK FOOD CONTAINERS IN THE REAR STORAGE AREA | 34. FLOORS: CONSTRUCTED PER CODE, CLEANED, GOOD REPAIR, COVING INSTALLED, DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS USED - Comments: MUST CLEAN FLOORS IN THE PREP AREAS AND IN BASEMENT,ALONG WALL BASE AND CORNERS | 35. WALLS, CEILINGS, ATTACHED EQUIPMENT CONSTRUCTED PER CODE: GOOD REPAIR, SURFACES CLEAN AND DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS - Comments: MUST CLEAN THE LIGHTBSHIELD COVERS IN THE PREP AREA OF DUST BUILD-UO,INSTRUCTED TO CLEAN AND NAINTAIN AREA | 40. REFRIGERATION AND METAL STEM THERMOMETERS PROVIDED AND CONSPICUOUS - Comments: MUST PROVIDE A THERMOMETER INSIDE THE WALK-IN COOLER IN REAR PREP AREA

Inspection ID: 1515878. Canvass performed on 01/13/2015, resulted in a 'Pass', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
30. FOOD IN ORIGINAL CONTAINER, PROPERLY LABELED: CUSTOMER ADVISORY POSTED AS NEEDED - Comments: MUST PROPERLY LABEL AND DATE ALL COOKED FOOD IN WALK-IN COOLER AND FREEZER. | 33. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT EQUIPMENT UTENSILS CLEAN, FREE OF ABRASIVE DETERGENTS - Comments: MUST DETAIL CLEAN AND MAINTAIN THE FOLLOWING INTERIOR/EXTERIOR OF ALL COOKING EQUIPMENTS, RACKS INSIDE THE WALKIN COOLER AND THE GREASE TRAP UNDERNEATH THE 3-COMPARTMENT SINK. | 34. FLOORS: CONSTRUCTED PER CODE, CLEANED, GOOD REPAIR, COVING INSTALLED, DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS USED - Comments: MUST CLEAN IN THE 1ST FLOOR STORAGE AREA AND THE BASEMENT FLOOR UNDER AND AROUND STORAGE SHELVES. | 41. PREMISES MAINTAINED FREE OF LITTER, UNNECESSARY ARTICLES, CLEANING EQUIPMENT PROPERLY STORED - Comments: OBSERVED CLUTTER IN BASEMENT AND 1ST FLOOR STORAGE AREA, INSTRUCTED TO ORGANIZE SO NO INSECT OR RODENT HARBORAGE. | 45. FOOD HANDLER REQUIREMENTS MET - Comments: SOME EMPLOYEES HAVE THE CITY OF CHICAGO CERTIFIED FOOD MANAGERS CERTIFICATE AND ONE EMPLOYEE HAS THE FOOR HANDLER CERTIFICATE. ALL THE EMPLOYEES MUST HAVE ONE OR ANOTHER WITHIN 90 DAYS. GAVE MANAGER A COPY OF THE FAQ SHEET FOR FOOD HANDLER SHEET.

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