Public record information on Chicago Health Inspections for Top Middle Eastern Restaurant located at 5750 N California Ave.


TOP MIDDLE EASTERN RESTAURANT

5750 N CALIFORNIA AVE , CHICAGO, IL, 60659


Inspection ID: 2555152. License performed on 05/03/2022, resulted in a 'Fail', Risk 1 (High).

Violations:
1. PERSON IN CHARGE PRESENT, DEMONSTRATES KNOWLEDGE, AND PERFORMS DUTIES - Comments: PERSON IN CHARGE DOES NOT HAVE A CITY OF CHICAGO SANITATION CERTIFICATE. PRIORITY FOUNDATION VIOLATION. | 2. CITY OF CHICAGO FOOD SERVICE SANITATION CERTIFICATE - Comments: FOUND NO CERTIFIED FOOD MANAGER ON AVAILABLE SITE WHEN TCS FOODS (CHICKEN, BEEF) ARE BEING PREPARED AND SERVED. INSTRUCTED PERSON IN CHARGE, A CERTIFIED FOOD MANAGER WITH CITY OF CHICAGO FOODSERVICE SANITATION CERTIFICATE MUST BE PRESENT AT ALL TIMES WHEN HANDLING TCS FOODS. PRIORITY FOUNDATION VIOLATION 7-38-012 | 3. MANAGEMENT, FOOD EMPLOYEE AND CONDITIONAL EMPLOYEE; KNOWLEDGE, RESPONSIBILITIES AND REPORTING - Comments: FOUND NO EMPLOYEE HEALTH POLICY/TRAINING ON SITE. INSTRUCTED TO PROVIDE A SIGNED EMPLOYEE HEALTH POLICY FOR EACH EMPLOYEE. PRIORITY FOUNDATION VIOLATION 7-38-010 | 5. PROCEDURES FOR RESPONDING TO VOMITING AND DIARRHEAL EVENTS - Comments: FOUND NO PROCEDURE/PLAN FOR RESPONDING TO VOMITING AND DIARRHEAL EVENTS. INSTRUCTED TO PROVIDE AND MAINTAIN REQUIRED PROCEDURE/PLAN AND APPROPRIATE SUPPLIES OR KIT. (NECESSARY ITEMS AT A MINIMUM: GLOVES, FACE MASKS, DISPOSABLE MOPS AND APPROPRIATE SANITIZER/SPRAY THAT KILLS NOROVIRUS) PRIORITY FOUNDATION VIOLATION 7-38-005 | 10. ADEQUATE HANDWASHING SINKS PROPERLY SUPPLIED AND ACCESSIBLE - Comments: INSTRUCTED TO PROVIDE HANDWASHING SIGNAGE AT ALL HANDSINK (PREP/WASHROOMS) | 36. THERMOMETERS PROVIDED & ACCURATE - Comments: INSTRUCTED TO PROVIDE METAL STEM THERMOMETER FOR TAKING INTERNAL HOT AND COLD HOLDING OF FOOD PRODUCTS. PRIORITY FOUNDATION VIOLATION 7-38-005 | 37. FOOD PROPERLY LABELED; ORIGINAL CONTAINER - Comments: INSTRUCTED TO LABEL FOOD STORAGE CONTAINERS IDENTIFIED WITH COMMON NAME (RICE, BEANS ETC) | 47. FOOD & NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES CLEANABLE, PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED & USED - Comments: INSTRUCTED TO REFINISH OR REPLACE CUTTING BOARD WITH DEP SEAMS AND STAIN ON TOP OF PREP COOLER IN REAR PREP/COOKING AREA. | 47. FOOD & NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES CLEANABLE, PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED & USED - Comments: INSTRUCTED TO SEAL OR PAINT RAW WOOD SHELVINGS BEHIND FRONT SERVICE COUNTER. | 47. FOOD & NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES CLEANABLE, PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED & USED - Comments: INSTRUCTED TO CLEAN AND MAINTAIN HOOD AND FILTERS ABOVE COOKING EQUIPMENT IN REAR PREP/COOKING AREA. | 47. FOOD & NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES CLEANABLE, PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED & USED - Comments: INSTRUCTED TO REPINT OR REPLACE METAL RACKS WITH RUST ACCUMULATION INSIDE REACH IN COOLER BEHIND FRONT SERVICE COUNTER. | 48. WAREWASHING FACILITIES: INSTALLED, MAINTAINED & USED; TEST STRIPS - Comments: FOUND NO SANITIZING TEST STRIPS (FOR CHLORINE) AVAILABLE FOR DETERMINING SANITIZING CONCENTRATION AT 3 COMPARTMENT SANITIZING SINK. PRIORITY FOUNDATION VIOLATION 7-38-005 | 48. WAREWASHING FACILITIES: INSTALLED, MAINTAINED & USED; TEST STRIPS - Comments: INSTRUCTED TO PROVIDE 3 WORKING DRAIN STOPPERS AT 3 COMPARTMENT SINK. | 49. NON-FOOD/FOOD CONTACT SURFACES CLEAN - Comments: INSTRUCTED TO DETAIL CLEAN AND MAINIAN INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR SURFACES OF ALL COOLERS IN FRONT AND IN REAR PREP/COOKING AREA. | 51. PLUMBING INSTALLED; PROPER BACKFLOW DEVICES - Comments: BACKFLOW PREVENTER DEVICE NOT LOCATED BEHIND ICE MACHINE AND IN COFFEE MACHINE BEHIND FRONT SERVICE COUNTER. INSTRUCTED TO INSTALL SO THAT IT CAN BE LOCATED TO BE SERVICED AND MAINTAINED. | 52. SEWAGE & WASTE WATER PROPERLY DISPOSED - Comments: FOUND 3 COMPARTMENT SINK NOT MAINTAINED. WHEN WATER IS RELEASED FROM ONE COMPARTMENT, WASTE WATER BACKING UP FROM ONE COMPARTMENT INTO ANOTHER COMPARTMENT OF THE 3 COMPARTMENT SINK. INSTRUCTED TO FIX. | 53. TOILET FACILITIES: PROPERLY CONSTRUCTED, SUPPLIED, & CLEANED - Comments: TOILET ROOM RECEPTACLE MUST BE COVERED. INSTRUCTED TO PROVIDE COVER/LID. | 53. TOILET FACILITIES: PROPERLY CONSTRUCTED, SUPPLIED, & CLEANED - Comments: MEN AND WOMEN'S WASHROOM DOOR NOT SELF CLOSING. INSTRUCTED TO INSTALL SELF CLOSING DEVICE. | 55. PHYSICAL FACILITIES INSTALLED, MAINTAINED & CLEAN - Comments: INSTRUCTED TO CLEAN AND MAINTAIN FLOORS ALONG THE WALLS AND IN ALL CORNERS IN REAR PREP/DISHWASHING AREA. | 55. PHYSICAL FACILITIES INSTALLED, MAINTAINED & CLEAN - Comments: INSTRUCTED TO CLEAN, REMOVE UNNECESSARY ITEMS AND REORGANIZE REAR PREP/DISHWASHING AREA. | 55. PHYSICAL FACILITIES INSTALLED, MAINTAINED & CLEAN - Comments: INSTRUCTED TO CLEAN AND MAINTAIN LIGHTSHIELDS ABOVE KITCHEN AND CEILING VENT COVER INSIDE WASHROOMS.

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