Tennessee Department of Health
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Mesquite Chop House Downtown

88 Union Ave. Memphis, TN 38103

Food Service Establishment Inspection | Routine

October 22, 2020 | View Original Inspection PDF
Score : 79
Observations & Corrective Actions

11: Steaks and chicken has foil smell. Steaks discolored

14: Ice machine needs cleaning

20: Prep cooler under grill not keeping food items 41 or below

36: Roach and gnats observed

37: Plates stored upright

45: Stove tops, grill top needs cleaning

47: Ice build up in walk in freezer Floor of walk in produce refrigerator is rusty

54: Wall vent dusty

57:

Additional Comments

Steaks and chicken thrown away

Observations
(1) Supervision
IN
1 Person in charge present, demonstrates knowledge, and performs duties
Compliant
Observations
(2-3) Employee Health
IN
2 Management awareness, policy present
Compliant
Observations
IN
3 Proper use of reporting, restriction & exclusion
Compliant
Observations
(4-5) Good Hygienic Practices
IN
4 Proper eating, tasting, drinking, or tobacco use
Compliant
Observations
IN
5 No discharge from eyes, nose, and mouth
Compliant
Observations
(6-7)Preventing Contamination by Hands
IN
6 Hands clean and properly washed
Compliant
Observations
IN
7 No bare hand contact with ready-to-eat foods or approved alternate method properly followed
Compliant
Observations
(8) Preventing Contamination by Hands (2)
IN
8 Handwashing sinks properly supplied and adequate
Compliant
Observations
(9-12) Approved Source
IN
9 Food obtained from an approved source
Compliant
Observations
NO
10 Food received at proper temperature
Compliant
Observations
OUT
11 Food in good condition, safe, and unadulterated
Observations
NA
12 Required records available: shell stock tags, parasite destruction
Compliant
Observations
(13) Protection from Contamination
IN
13 Food separated and protected
Compliant
Observations
(14) Protection from Contamination (2)
OUT
14 Food-contact surfaces: cleaned and sanitized
Observations
(15) Protection from Contamination (3)
IN
15 Proper disposition of unsafe food, returned food not reserved
Compliant
Observations
(16-17) Cooking and Reheating of Time/Temperature Control For Safety (TCS) Foods (16-17)
IN
16 Proper cooking time and temperatures
Compliant
Observations
NO
17 Proper reheating procedures for hot holding
Compliant
Observations
(18-22) Cooling and Holding, Date Marking, and Time as a Public Health Control
NO
18 Proper cooling time and temperature
Compliant
Observations
NA
19 Proper hot holding temperatures
Compliant
Observations
OUT
20 Proper cold holding temperatures
Observations
NO
21 Proper date marking and disposition
Compliant
Observations
NA
22 Time as a public health control: procedures and records
Compliant
Observations
(23) Consumer Advisory
IN
23 Consumer advisory provided for raw and undercooked food
Compliant
Observations
(24) Highly Susceptible Populations
NA
24 Pasteurized foods used; prohibited foods not offered
Compliant
Observations
(25-26) Chemicals
NA
25 Food additives: approved and properly used
Compliant
Observations
IN
26 Toxic substances properly identified, stored, used
Compliant
Observations
(27) Conformance with Approved Procedures
NA
27 Compliance with variance, specialized process, and HACCP plan
Compliant
Observations
(36) Prevention of Food Contamination
OUT
36 Insects, rodents, and animals not present
Observations
(37) Prevention of Food Contamination (2)
OUT
37 Contamination prevented during food preparation, storage and display
Observations
(45) Utensils and Equipment
OUT
45 Food and nonfood-contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed, and used
Observations
(47) Utensils and Equipment (3)
OUT
47 Nonfood-contact surfaces clean
Observations
(54) Physical Facilities (7)
OUT
54 Adequate ventilation and lighting; designated areas used
Observations
Non-Smokers Protection Act
No
57 Compliance with TN Non-Smoker Protection Act
Observations
No
58 Tobacco products offered for sale
Compliant