OWL'S NEST
PAUL TATRO

Address: 51 Main Street, Saranac Lake, NY 12983

OWL'S NEST (Health Operation# 359189) is a foood service establishment inspected by New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH). The last inspected date is June 29, 2018.

Business Overview

NYS Health Operation ID 359189
Operation Name OWL'S NEST
Food Service Description Food Service Establishment - Restaurant
Facility Address 51 Main Street
Saranac Lake
NY 12983
Municipality N. ELBA & ST. ARMAND
County ESSEX
Permitted Operator Name PAUL TATRO
Permit Expiration Date 02/28/2019
Local Health Department Saranac Lake District Office
NYSDOH Gazetteer 152400

Inspection Results

Date: 2018-06-29 Type: Inspection
Violations: 0 critical , 14 noncritical
- 8D : Single service items reused, improperly stored, dispensed, not used when required
- 15B : Lighting and ventilation inadequate, fixtures not shielded, dirty ventilation hoods, ductwork, filters, exhaust fans
- 15A : Floors, walls, ceilings, not smooth, properly constructed, in disrepair, dirty surfaces
- 12C : Plumbing and sinks not properly sized, installed, maintained; equipment and floors not properly drained
- 11D : Non food contact surfaces of equipment not clean
- 10B : Non-food contact surfaces and equipment are improperly designed, constructed, installed, maintained (equipment not readily accessible for cleaning, surface not smooth finish)
Comments: All food temperatures measured were acceptable. Please submit a time table of compliance for the above violations.
Date: 2018-05-09 Type: Inspection
Violations: 0 critical , 7 noncritical
- 11D : Non food contact surfaces of equipment not clean
- 10B : Non-food contact surfaces and equipment are improperly designed, constructed, installed, maintained (equipment not readily accessible for cleaning, surface not smooth finish)
- 15A : Floors, walls, ceilings, not smooth, properly constructed, in disrepair, dirty surfaces
Comments: All food temperatures measured were acceptable.
Date: 2017-05-02 Type: Inspection
Violations: 0 critical , 7 noncritical
- 15A : Floors, walls, ceilings, not smooth, properly constructed, in disrepair, dirty surfaces
- 11D : Non food contact surfaces of equipment not clean
- 10B : Non-food contact surfaces and equipment are improperly designed, constructed, installed, maintained (equipment not readily accessible for cleaning, surface not smooth finish)
Comments: It is apparent after completion of inspection today (and confirmed by owner)that efforts have been made in a number of areas to correct previous violations and improve appearance and maintenance of facility. Owner indicates that he is still in process of making repairs and corrections; he was informed his efforts are appreciated. Food temperatures; beef gravy 167 degrees F., sausage 41 degrees F., meatballs and tomato sauce 198 degrees F, sliced tomatoes 42 degrees F.
Date: 2017-01-18 Type: Inspection
Violations: 0 critical , 17 noncritical
- 10B : Non-food contact surfaces and equipment are improperly designed, constructed, installed, maintained (equipment not readily accessible for cleaning, surface not smooth finish)
- 10A : Food (ice) contact surfaces are improperly designed, constructed, installed, located (cracks, open seams, pitted surfaces, tin cans reused, uncleanable or corroded food contact surfaces)
- 14B : Effective measures not used to control entrance (rodent-, insect-proof contruction). Harborage areas available for rodents, insects and other vermin
- 11D : Non food contact surfaces of equipment not clean
- 15A : Floors, walls, ceilings, not smooth, properly constructed, in disrepair, dirty surfaces
Comments: All violations from prior inspection on 7/26/16 have been corrected except for the following: Violation 11D Sections 1 and 3, violation 15A and violation 10B (see this report). Food temperatures were all in proper range including gravy 170 degrees F., meatballs 199 degrees F. and sliced tomatoes 39 degrees F. Operator indicated that floor, wall and ceiling tilesamong other issues listed, will be worked upon when premises is scheduled to close for one week to perform renovations and fix most of items listed. Operator was advised to call office at 518-891-1800 before implementing renovations to ensure proper materials are used on premises.
Date: 2016-07-25 Type: Inspection
Violations: 0 critical , 12 noncritical
- 11D : Non food contact surfaces of equipment not clean
- 15A : Floors, walls, ceilings, not smooth, properly constructed, in disrepair, dirty surfaces
- 15B : Lighting and ventilation inadequate, fixtures not shielded, dirty ventilation hoods, ductwork, filters, exhaust fans
- 10B : Non-food contact surfaces and equipment are improperly designed, constructed, installed, maintained (equipment not readily accessible for cleaning, surface not smooth finish)
- 12E : Handwashing facilities inaccessible, improperly located, dirty, in disrepair, improper fixtures, soap, and single service towels or hand drying devices missing
- 14B : Effective measures not used to control entrance (rodent-, insect-proof contruction). Harborage areas available for rodents, insects and other vermin
Comments: Review of previous inspection from 3/21/16 revealed a note from District Director that all violations had been complied with. Food temperatures measured meatballs 175 degrees F., American cheese 42 degrees F., sliced ham 45 degrees F, chicken breast 44 degree F.
Date: 2016-03-21 Type: Inspection
Violations: 1 critical , 20 noncritical
- 4A(Critical) : Toxic chemicals are improperly labeled, stored or used so that contamination of food can occur.
- 11D : Non food contact surfaces of equipment not clean
- 14B : Effective measures not used to control entrance (rodent-, insect-proof contruction). Harborage areas available for rodents, insects and other vermin
- 10B : Non-food contact surfaces and equipment are improperly designed, constructed, installed, maintained (equipment not readily accessible for cleaning, surface not smooth finish)
- 16 : Miscellaneous, Economic Violation, Choking Poster, Training.
- 15C : Premises littered, unnecessary equipment and article present, living quarters no completely separated for food service operations, live animals, birds and pets not excluded
- 15A : Floors, walls, ceilings, not smooth, properly constructed, in disrepair, dirty surfaces
- 8C : Improper use and storage of clean, sanitized equipment and utensils
- 12E : Handwashing facilities inaccessible, improperly located, dirty, in disrepair, improper fixtures, soap, and single service towels or hand drying devices missing
Comments: All violations from prior inspection on 10/16/15 have been corrected except for 11d, Section 1. Food temperatures measured with DOH thermocouple thermometer: sausage 44 degrees F., taco hamburger meat 186 degrees F., meatballs 176 degrees F., hot chicken sauce 37 degrees F., salami 37 degrees F., sliced tomatoes 42 degrees F., sliced turkey 43 degrees F.
Date: 2015-10-16 Type: Inspection
Violations: 0 critical , 5 noncritical
- 10B : Non-food contact surfaces and equipment are improperly designed, constructed, installed, maintained (equipment not readily accessible for cleaning, surface not smooth finish)
- 12C : Plumbing and sinks not properly sized, installed, maintained; equipment and floors not properly drained
- 15A : Floors, walls, ceilings, not smooth, properly constructed, in disrepair, dirty surfaces
- 11D : Non food contact surfaces of equipment not clean
Comments: The previously cited violations from the October 2014 Administrative Tribunal have all been corrected. The vast majority of the previously cited violations from August 2015 inspection have been addressed.
Date: 2015-08-26 Type: Inspection
Violations: 1 critical , 21 noncritical
- 4A(Critical) : Toxic chemicals are improperly labeled, stored or used so that contamination of food can occur.
- 8E : Accurate thermometers not available or used to evaluate refrigerated or heated storage temperatures
- 15B : Lighting and ventilation inadequate, fixtures not shielded, dirty ventilation hoods, ductwork, filters, exhaust fans
- 11C : Food contact surfaces not washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any time of operations when contamination may have occurred

Office Location

Street Address 51 MAIN STREET
City SARANAC LAKE
State NY
Zip 12983

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Jurisdiction New York State

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