BLEND

Phone: 7187292800
Address: 4704 Vernon Boulevard, Queens, NY 11101

BLEND (Health Operation# 41265805) is a foood service establishment inspected by New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH). The last inspected date is January 16, 2018.

Business Overview

CAMIS Number 41265805
Doing Business As Name BLEND
Address 4704 Vernon Boulevard
Queens
NY 11101
Cuisine Latin (Cuban, Dominican, Puerto Rican, South & Central American)
Phone 7187292800

Inspection Results

Date: 2018-01-16 Type: Administrative Miscellaneous / Compliance Inspection
Violations: Violations were cited in the following area(s).
- 20F : Current letter grade card not posted.
Date: 2018-01-03 Type: Administrative Miscellaneous / Re-inspection
Violations: Violations were cited in the following area(s).
- 20F : Current letter grade card not posted.
Date: 2017-11-21 Type: Administrative Miscellaneous / Initial Inspection
Violations: Violations were cited in the following area(s).
- 20F : Current letter grade card not posted.
Date: 2017-09-27 Type: Cycle Inspection / Re-inspection Score: 36 Grade: C
Violations: Violations were cited in the following area(s).
- 04L (Critical) : Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
- 06C (Critical) : Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.
- 02G (Critical) : Cold food item held above 41º F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 ºF) except during necessary preparation.
- 04N (Critical) : Filth flies or food/refuse/sewage-associated (FRSA) flies present in facilitys food and/or non-food areas. Filth flies include house flies, little house flies, blow flies, bottle flies and flesh flies. Food/refuse/sewage-associated flies include fruit flies, drain flies and Phorid flies.
- 02H (Critical) : Food not cooled by an approved method whereby the internal product temperature is reduced from 140º F to 70º F or less within 2 hours, and from 70º F to 41º F or less within 4 additional hours.
- 08A : Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.
Date: 2017-08-23 Type: Cycle Inspection / Initial Inspection Score: 45
Violations: Violations were cited in the following area(s).
- 02B (Critical) : Hot food item not held at or above 140º F.
- 04N (Critical) : Filth flies or food/refuse/sewage-associated (FRSA) flies present in facilitys food and/or non-food areas. Filth flies include house flies, little house flies, blow flies, bottle flies and flesh flies. Food/refuse/sewage-associated flies include fruit flies, drain flies and Phorid flies.
- 02G (Critical) : Cold food item held above 41º F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 ºF) except during necessary preparation.
Date: 2017-03-23 Type: Administrative Miscellaneous / Compliance Inspection
Violations: Violations were cited in the following area(s).
- 20F : Current letter grade card not posted.
Date: 2017-02-11 Type: Administrative Miscellaneous / Re-inspection
Violations: Violations were cited in the following area(s).
- 20F : Current letter grade card not posted.
- 04N (Critical) : Filth flies or food/refuse/sewage-associated (FRSA) flies present in facilitys food and/or non-food areas. Filth flies include house flies, little house flies, blow flies, bottle flies and flesh flies. Food/refuse/sewage-associated flies include fruit flies, drain flies and Phorid flies.
- 02G (Critical) : Cold food item held above 41º F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 ºF) except during necessary preparation.
- 04J (Critical) : Appropriately scaled metal stem-type thermometer or thermocouple not provided or used to evaluate temperatures of potentially hazardous foods during cooking, cooling, reheating and holding.
- 10B : Plumbing not properly installed or maintained; anti-siphonage or backflow prevention device not provided where required; equipment or floor not properly drained; sewage disposal system in disrepair or not functioning properly.
- 08C : Pesticide use not in accordance with label or applicable laws. Prohibited chemical used/stored. Open bait station used.
- 10E : Accurate thermometer not provided in refrigerated or hot holding equipment.
- 08A : Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.
Date: 2017-01-23 Type: Cycle Inspection / Initial Inspection Score: 34
Violations: Violations were cited in the following area(s).
- 06F (Critical) : Wiping cloths soiled or not stored in sanitizing solution.
- 04L (Critical) : Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
- 04N (Critical) : Filth flies or food/refuse/sewage-associated (FRSA) flies present in facilitys food and/or non-food areas. Filth flies include house flies, little house flies, blow flies, bottle flies and flesh flies. Food/refuse/sewage-associated flies include fruit flies, drain flies and Phorid flies.
- 06D (Critical) : Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred.
- 06C (Critical) : Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.
- 08A : Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.
- 09C : Food contact surface not properly maintained.
- 10B : Plumbing not properly installed or maintained; anti-siphonage or backflow prevention device not provided where required; equipment or floor not properly drained; sewage disposal system in disrepair or not functioning properly.
Date: 2016-08-04 Type: Cycle Inspection / Re-inspection Score: 43 Grade: C
Violations: Violations were cited in the following area(s).
- 06C (Critical) : Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.
- 04N (Critical) : Filth flies or food/refuse/sewage-associated (FRSA) flies present in facilitys food and/or non-food areas. Filth flies include house flies, little house flies, blow flies, bottle flies and flesh flies. Food/refuse/sewage-associated flies include fruit flies, drain flies and Phorid flies.
- 04A (Critical) : Food Protection Certificate not held by supervisor of food operations.
- 06F (Critical) : Wiping cloths soiled or not stored in sanitizing solution.
- 06D (Critical) : Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred.
- 04L (Critical) : Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
- 06A (Critical) : Personal cleanliness inadequate. Outer garment soiled with possible contaminant. Effective hair restraint not worn in an area where food is prepared.
- 08A : Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.
- 10F : Non-food contact surface improperly constructed. Unacceptable material used. Non-food contact surface or equipment improperly maintained and/or not properly sealed, raised, spaced or movable to allow accessibility for cleaning on all sides, above and underneath the unit.
Date: 2016-07-13 Type: Cycle Inspection / Initial Inspection Score: 33
Violations: Violations were cited in the following area(s).
- 06D (Critical) : Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred.
- 06E (Critical) : Sanitized equipment or utensil, including in-use food dispensing utensil, improperly used or stored.

Office Location

Street Address 4704 VERNON BOULEVARD
Borough QUEENS
State New York
Zip 11101

Competitor

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Dataset Information

Data Provider New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH)
Jurisdiction New York City

This dataset includes 80k food service establishments inspected by New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH).