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EL SOL TEX MEX EXPRESS

1129 Franklin Road Suite A Lebanon, TN 37090

Food Service Establishment Inspection | Routine

May 18, 2021 | View Original Inspection PDF
Score & Grade: 82 Grade:
Observations & Corrective Actions

12: Serving raw oysters but do not have the shippers tag for the current box or others that have been served

20: Salsa is out of temp on front cold line. Thrown out during inspection.

31: Food is being cooled on prep table and then placed in reach in cooler covered. Discussed better cooling methods to use and items pulled from cooler and placed in ice bath

35: Several containers of spices not labeled

39: Wiping cloth stored on shelf over steam table not in sanitizing solution

42: Pans stacked wet on shelf across from 3 comp sink

45: Severely grooved cutting boards

48: No hot water at hand sink right inside kitchen door

Additional Comments

Discussed cooling methods

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
OUT
12 Required records available: shell stock tags, parasite destruction
Observations
(13) Protection from Contamination
IN
13 Food separated and protected
Compliant
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)
NO
16 Proper cooking time and temperatures
Compliant
Observations
IN
17 Proper reheating procedures for hot holding
Compliant
Observations
(18-22) Cooling and Holding, Date Marking, and Time as a Public Health Control
IN
18 Proper cooling time and temperature
Compliant
Observations
IN
19 Proper hot holding temperatures
Compliant
Observations
OUT
20 Proper cold holding temperatures
Observations
IN
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
(31) Food Temperature Control
OUT
31 Proper cooling methods used; adequate equipment for temperature control
Observations
(35) Food Identification
OUT
35 Food properly labeled; original container, required records available
Observations
(39) Prevention of Food Contamination (4)
OUT
39 Wiping cloths; properly used and stored
Observations
(42) Proper Use of Utensils (2)
OUT
42 Utensils, equipment and linens; properly stored, dried, handled
Observations
(45) Utensils and Equipment
OUT
45 Food and nonfood-contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed, and used
Observations
(48) Physical Facilities
OUT
48 Hot and cold water available; adequate pressure
Observations
Non-Smokers Protection Act
Yes
57 Compliance with TN Non-Smoker Protection Act
Compliant
Observations
No
58 Tobacco products offered for sale
Compliant