LA POTENCIA RESTAURANT

Phone: 9178013200
Address: 1898 Jerome Ave, Bronx, NY 10453

LA POTENCIA RESTAURANT (Health Operation# 50014192) is a foood service establishment inspected by New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH). The last inspected date is October 20, 2017.

Business Overview

CAMIS Number 50014192
Doing Business As Name LA POTENCIA RESTAURANT
Address 1898 Jerome Ave
Bronx
NY 10453
Cuisine Latin (Cuban, Dominican, Puerto Rican, South & Central American)
Phone 9178013200
Score 23
Grade B
Grade Date 10/20/2017

Inspection Results

Date: 2017-10-20 Type: Cycle Inspection / Re-inspection Score: 23 Grade: B
Violations: Violations were cited in the following area(s).
- 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.
- 04C (Critical) : Food worker does not use proper utensil to eliminate bare hand contact with food that will not receive adequate additional heat treatment.
- 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.
- 08A : Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.
Date: 2017-07-25 Type: Cycle Inspection / Initial Inspection Score: 23
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 08A : Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.
Date: 2016-06-01 Type: Cycle Inspection / Initial Inspection Score: 13 Grade: A
Violations: Violations were cited in the following area(s).
- 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.
- 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.
- 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: 2015-10-29 Type: Administrative Miscellaneous / Re-inspection
Violations: No violations were recorded at the time of this inspection.
Date: 2015-10-29 Type: Cycle Inspection / Re-inspection Score: 17 Grade: B
Violations: Violations were cited in the following area(s).
- 02G (Critical) : Cold food item held above 41º F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 ºF) except during necessary preparation.
- 06C (Critical) : Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.
- 10E : Accurate thermometer not provided in refrigerated or hot holding equipment.
Date: 2015-10-08 Type: Cycle Inspection / Initial Inspection Score: 17
Violations: Violations were cited in the following area(s).
- 05D (Critical) : Hand washing facility not provided in or near food preparation area and toilet room. Hot and cold running water at adequate pressure to enable cleanliness of employees not provided at facility. Soap and an acceptable hand-drying device not provided.
- 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.
- 16B : The original nutritional fact labels and/or ingredient label for a cooking oil, shortening or margarine or food item sold in bulk, or acceptable manufacturers documentation not maintained on site.
Date: 2015-06-26 Type: Cycle Inspection / Re-inspection Score: 14 Grade: B
Violations: Violations were cited in the following area(s).
- 02G (Critical) : Cold food item held above 41º F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 ºF) except during necessary preparation.
- 08A : Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.
Date: 2015-06-09 Type: Cycle Inspection / Initial Inspection Score: 10
Violations: Violations were cited in the following area(s).
- 02G (Critical) : Cold food item held above 41º F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 ºF) except during necessary preparation.
Date: 2015-01-06 Type: Administrative Miscellaneous / Re-inspection
Violations: Violations were cited in the following area(s).
- 20F : Current letter grade card not posted.
- 02B (Critical) : Hot food item not held at or above 140º F.
- 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: 2014-12-24 Type: Administrative Miscellaneous / Initial Inspection
Violations: Violations were cited in the following area(s).
- 20F : Current letter grade card not posted.
- 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.
- 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.
- 04L (Critical) : Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
- 09C : Food contact surface not properly maintained.
- 08A : Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.
Date: 2014-10-23 Type: Pre-permit (Operational) / Reopening Inspection
Violations: Establishment re-opened by DOHMH
Date: 2014-10-21 Type: Pre-permit (Operational) / Compliance Inspection Score: 30
Violations: Establishment Closed by DOHMH. Violations were cited in the following area(s) and those requiring immediate action were addressed.
- 02B (Critical) : Hot food item not held at or above 140º F.
- 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.
- 08A : Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.
- 15L : Smoke free workplace smoking policy inadequate, not posted, not provided to employees.
- 16B : The original nutritional fact labels and/or ingredient label for a cooking oil, shortening or margarine or food item sold in bulk, or acceptable manufacturers documentation not maintained on site.
Date: 2014-10-07 Type: Pre-permit (Operational) / Re-inspection Score: 82 Grade: C
Violations: Violations were cited in the following area(s).
- 05D (Critical) : Hand washing facility not provided in or near food preparation area and toilet room. Hot and cold running water at adequate pressure to enable cleanliness of employees not provided at facility. Soap and an acceptable hand-drying device not provided.

Office Location

Street Address 1898 JEROME AVE
Borough BRONX
State New York
Zip 10453

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

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