Tennessee Department of Health
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Southern Restaurant

7717 Hixson Pike Hixson, TN 37343

Food Service Establishment Inspection | Routine

May 19, 2021 | View Original Inspection PDF
Score & Grade: 84 Grade:
Observations & Corrective Actions

13: Raw meats stored over ready-to-eat foods in the cooler. Raw meats must be stored according to their minimum internal cook temperatures.

21: Several cooked foods not correctly date marked—reviewed correct date marking procedures with the owner.

33: Frozen fish thawing at room temperature. Frozen meats and fish must thaw in the cooler or under cold constant running water.

37: Ice dripping onto boxes of food in the walk in freezer.

43: Single use items stored in boxes on the floor—must elevate 6”.

45: Ice build up in the reach in freezer and walk in freezer.

47: Multiple surfaces dirty and with grease build up.

52: Trash littered around the outside of the restaurant.

53: Floor, wall and ceiling in poor repair throughout the building and dry storage shed.

Additional Comments

No comments

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
IN
11 Food in good condition, safe, and unadulterated
Compliant
Observations
NA
12 Required records available: shell stock tags, parasite destruction
Compliant
Observations
(13) Protection from Contamination
OUT
13 Food separated and protected
Observations
(14) Protection from Contamination (2)
IN
14 Food-contact surfaces: cleaned and sanitized
Compliant
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
IN
19 Proper hot holding temperatures
Compliant
Observations
IN
20 Proper cold holding temperatures
Compliant
Observations
OUT
21 Proper date marking and disposition
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
(33) Food Temperature Control (3)
OUT
33 Approved thawing methods used
Observations
(37) Prevention of Food Contamination (2)
OUT
37 Contamination prevented during food preparation, storage and display
Observations
(43) Proper Use of Utensils (3)
OUT
43 Single-use/single-service articles; properly stored, used
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
(52) Physical Facilities (5)
OUT
52 Garbage/refuse properly disposed; facilities maintained
Observations
(53) Physical Facilities (6)
OUT
53 Physical facilities installed, maintained, and clean
Observations
Non-Smokers Protection Act
Yes
57 Compliance with TN Non-Smoker Protection Act
Compliant
Observations
No
58 Tobacco products offered for sale
Compliant