SALSA RESTAURANT
Taco Land Inc

Address: 2585 South Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

SALSA RESTAURANT (Health Operation# 695521) is a foood service establishment inspected by New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH). The last inspected date is October 24, 2018.

Business Overview

NYS Health Operation ID 695521
Operation Name SALSA RESTAURANT
Food Service Description Food Service Establishment - Restaurant
Facility Address 2585 South Road
Poughkeepsie
NY 12603
Municipality POUGHKEEPSIE
County DUTCHESS
Permitted Corporation Name TACO LAND INC
Permitted Operator Name MARIA ALVAREZ
Permit Expiration Date 05/31/2019
Local Health Department Dutchess County
NYSDOH Gazetteer 136300

Inspection Results

Date: 2018-10-24 Type: Inspection Violations: 0 critical, 4 noncritical
Item 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)
Item 10B: Non-food contact surfaces and equipment are improperly designed, constructed, installed, maintained (equipment not readily accessible for cleaning, surface not smooth finish)
Item 8A: Food not protected during storage, preparation, display, transportation and service, from potential sources of contamination (e.g., food uncovered, mislabeled, stored on floor, missing or inadequate sneeze guards, food containers double stacked)
Item 12E: Handwashing facilities inaccessible, improperly located, dirty, in disrepair, improper fixtures, soap, and single service towels or hand drying devices missing
Date: 2018-04-06 Type: Inspection Violations: 0 critical, 0 noncritical
Date: 2017-12-30 Type: Inspection Violations: 0 critical, 1 noncritical
Item 15A: Floors, walls, ceilings, not smooth, properly constructed, in disrepair, dirty surfaces
Comments: All refrigeration and hot holding was checked and all food temperatures were code compiant.
Date: 2017-12-29 Type: Inspection Violations: 0 critical, 1 noncritical
Item 15A: Floors, walls, ceilings, not smooth, properly constructed, in disrepair, dirty surfaces
Comments: All refrigeration and hot holding was checked and all food temperatures were code compiant.
Date: 2017-09-06 Type: Inspection Violations: 0 critical, 2 noncritical
Item 10B: Non-food contact surfaces and equipment are improperly designed, constructed, installed, maintained (equipment not readily accessible for cleaning, surface not smooth finish)
Item 8A: Food not protected during storage, preparation, display, transportation and service, from potential sources of contamination (e.g., food uncovered, mislabeled, stored on floor, missing or inadequate sneeze guards, food containers double stacked)
Comments: Prep-cooler - sliced chicken 42F, Steam table - yellow rice 148F, ground beef 140F, Prep-table - cubed pork - 39F, 2 door cooler - sliced chicken - 37, 2- door cooler -cooked rice - 43F.
Date: 2017-04-12 Type: Inspection Violations: 0 critical, 2 noncritical
Item 8A: Food not protected during storage, preparation, display, transportation and service, from potential sources of contamination (e.g., food uncovered, mislabeled, stored on floor, missing or inadequate sneeze guards, food containers double stacked)
Item 15A: Floors, walls, ceilings, not smooth, properly constructed, in disrepair, dirty surfaces
Comments: Prep-cooler – cooked chicken 41F, steam table – yellow rice 165F, prep- cooler – black beans 36F, 2 door cooler – ground beef – 40F, back room 2 door cooler – sliced onion 43F
Date: 2016-12-23 Type: Inspection Violations: 0 critical, 2 noncritical
Item 8A: Food not protected during storage, preparation, display, transportation and service, from potential sources of contamination (e.g., food uncovered, mislabeled, stored on floor, missing or inadequate sneeze guards, food containers double stacked)
Item 8F: Improper thawing procedures used
Comments: Steam table – ground beef 146F, prep-cooler – cheese 45F, prep cooler – black beans 43F, 2-door cooler -39F.
Date: 2016-09-29 Type: Inspection Violations: 0 critical, 1 noncritical
Item 11D: Non food contact surfaces of equipment not clean
Comments: Prep-cooler by steam table – Cheese 43F, Pre-cooler by wall – cooked pork 38F, Steam table – yellow rice 162F, 2-door cooler hallway – diced tomatoes 39F.
Date: 2016-05-19 Type: Inspection Violations: 0 critical, 4 noncritical
Item 8C: Improper use and storage of clean, sanitized equipment and utensils
Item 8E: Accurate thermometers not available or used to evaluate refrigerated or heated storage temperatures
Item 8A: Food not protected during storage, preparation, display, transportation and service, from potential sources of contamination (e.g., food uncovered, mislabeled, stored on floor, missing or inadequate sneeze guards, food containers double stacked)
Item 9B: Tobacco is used; eating, drinking in food preparation, dishwashing food storage areas
Comments: Steam table - ground beef 149F, Yellow Rice 180F, Prep-cooler - cooked chicken 43F, 2-door kitchen cooler - 39F, 2-door hallway cooler 40F,
Date: 2016-01-20 Type: Re-Inspection Violations: 0 critical, 0 noncritical
Comments: - Facility now has hot running water in the kitchen. New hot water heater has been installed.
Date: 2016-01-05 Type: Re-Inspection Violations: 0 critical, 1 noncritical
Item 12A: Hot, cold running water not provided, pressure inadequate
Comments: - Previous violations corrected; light fixtures remain unshielded
Date: 2015-12-29 Type: Inspection Violations: 1 critical, 6 noncritical
Item 2C (Critical): Cooked or prepared foods are subject to cross-contamination from raw foods.
Item 8A: Food not protected during storage, preparation, display, transportation and service, from potential sources of contamination (e.g., food uncovered, mislabeled, stored on floor, missing or inadequate sneeze guards, food containers double stacked)
Item 12A: Hot, cold running water not provided, pressure inadequate
Item 8C: Improper use and storage of clean, sanitized equipment and utensils
Item 8E: Accurate thermometers not available or used to evaluate refrigerated or heated storage temperatures
Item 15B: Lighting and ventilation inadequate, fixtures not shielded, dirty ventilation hoods, ductwork, filters, exhaust fans
Item 11A: Manual facilities inadequate, technique incorrect; mechanical facilities not operated in accordance with manufacturer's instructions
Comments: - Cooked refried beans in steam table 148 degrees F. - Cooked rice in 2-door kitchen cooler 38 degrees F. **Operator to call office tomorrow with update on hot water in kitchen. Must be addressed as soon as possible.**
Date: 2015-09-29 Type: Re-Inspection Violations: 0 critical, 2 noncritical
Item 15B: Lighting and ventilation inadequate, fixtures not shielded, dirty ventilation hoods, ductwork, filters, exhaust fans
Item 11B: Wiping cloths dirty, not stored properly in sanitizing solutions
Date: 2015-09-11 Type: Inspection Violations: 2 critical, 8 noncritical
Item 5C (Critical): Potentially hazardous foods are not stored under refrigeration except during necessary preparation or approved precooling procedures (room temperature storage).
Item 11B: Wiping cloths dirty, not stored properly in sanitizing solutions
Item 15B: Lighting and ventilation inadequate, fixtures not shielded, dirty ventilation hoods, ductwork, filters, exhaust fans
Item 8F: Improper thawing procedures used
Item 12E: Handwashing facilities inaccessible, improperly located, dirty, in disrepair, improper fixtures, soap, and single service towels or hand drying devices missing
Item 15A: Floors, walls, ceilings, not smooth, properly constructed, in disrepair, dirty surfaces
Item 8A: Food not protected during storage, preparation, display, transportation and service, from potential sources of contamination (e.g., food uncovered, mislabeled, stored on floor, missing or inadequate sneeze guards, food containers double stacked)
Item 12C: Plumbing and sinks not properly sized, installed, maintained; equipment and floors not properly drained
Comments: One dozen beef and chicken empanadas stored on display at room temperature at 69 degrees for >2 hours. - Empanadas discarded Container of 2 pounds of sour cream left out on front counter at 59 degrees F. for 45 minutes per staff. - Sour cream returned to cooler
Date: 2015-06-11 Type: Inspection Violations: 0 critical, 0 noncritical
Date: 2015-04-29 Type: Inspection Violations: 0 critical, 3 noncritical
Item 12E: Handwashing facilities inaccessible, improperly located, dirty, in disrepair, improper fixtures, soap, and single service towels or hand drying devices missing

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Office Location

Street Address 2585 SOUTH ROAD
City POUGHKEEPSIE
State NY
Zip 12603

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Dataset Information

Data Provider New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH)
Jurisdiction New York State

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