EMPIRE PIZZA
Empire Pizza Corp

Address: 2 Hudson Avenue, Glens Falls, NY 12801

EMPIRE PIZZA (Health Operation# 729694) is a foood service establishment inspected by New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH). The last inspected date is September 17, 2018.

Business Overview

NYS Health Operation ID 729694
Operation Name EMPIRE PIZZA
Food Service Description Food Service Establishment - Food Service Establishment
Facility Address 2 Hudson Avenue
Glens Falls
NY 12801
Municipality GLENS FALLS
County WARREN
Permitted Corporation Name EMPIRE PIZZA CORP
Permitted Operator Name NIHAT OZDEMIR
Permit Expiration Date 06/30/2019
Local Health Department Glens Falls District Office
NYSDOH Gazetteer 560100

Inspection Results

Date: 2019-02-07 Type: Inspection Violations: 2 critical, 19 noncritical
Item 5A (Critical): Potentially hazardous foods are not kept at or below 45°F during cold holding, except smoked fish not kept at or below 38°F during cold holding.
Item 14B: Effective measures not used to control entrance (rodent-, insect-proof contruction). Harborage areas available for rodents, insects and other vermin
Item 11D: Non food contact surfaces of equipment not clean
Item 12D: Toilet facilities inadequate, inconvenient, dirty, in disrepair, toilet paper missing, not self-closing doors, missing hand wash signs
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 11A: Manual facilities inadequate, technique incorrect; mechanical facilities not operated in accordance with manufacturer's instructions
Item 16: Miscellaneous, Economic Violation, Choking Poster, Training.
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 15A: Floors, walls, ceilings, not smooth, properly constructed, in disrepair, dirty surfaces
Comments: 1- Discussed complaint GF-19-00010. Permit had slipped down in holder, but was posted. 2- You must routinely calibrate food product thermometer and have a procedure for cleaning temperature stem every time it is used. 3- Proper sanitization step must be maintained in three-compartment sink to ensure wash, rinse, sanitize is achieve. A current test kit must be maintained, and used routinely, to ensure effectiveness of sanitizer. 4- You must maintain a routine, comprehensive cleaning regimen to ensure sanitary conditions are maintained at the facility. 5- All violations must be corrected within 14 days. Uncorrected violations, or repeat violations, will be subject to enforcement proceedings.
Date: 2018-09-17 Type: Inspection Violations: 0 critical, 0 noncritical
Comments: Complaint investigation on GF-18-00176. Reviewed procedures for preparing chicken wings. No signs that complaint was substantiated at time of inspection, however, ambient temperature inside facility is high. Recommend air conditioning rather than window fans.
Date: 2018-06-26 Type: Inspection Violations: 0 critical, 5 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 11B: Wiping cloths dirty, not stored properly in sanitizing solutions
Item 11D: Non food contact surfaces of equipment not clean
Item 15A: Floors, walls, ceilings, not smooth, properly constructed, in disrepair, dirty surfaces
Comments: Also discussed complaint GF-18-00094. Received receipt for repair of refrigeration unit from last inspection. Monitoring current cook line flip-top, which is leaking coolant; unit to be replaced-send receipt to Glens Falls Office. Discussed handling of marinated chicken. Coolers observed to be in temperature at time of inspection. Facility must receive a good deep cleaning.
Date: 2018-05-23 Type: Inspection Violations: 2 critical, 5 noncritical
Item 5A (Critical): Potentially hazardous foods are not kept at or below 45°F during cold holding, except smoked fish not kept at or below 38°F during cold holding.
Item 15A: Floors, walls, ceilings, not smooth, properly constructed, in disrepair, dirty 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)
Comments: 1- Merchandizers are not intended for food preparation but rather display. 2- Monitor temperatures of foods and not rely on ambient temperatures of individual coolers. 3- Ensure foods are covered and labeled when stored in coolers. Do not stack food containers. 4- All violations must be corrected and refrigeration units brought into proper temperatures prior to storing food in them. Enforcement action is to follow to re-enforce corrective action.
Date: 2017-12-11 Type: Inspection Violations: 0 critical, 0 noncritical
Comments: Field visit to confirm that Empire Pizza is ready to open again for business after having a kitchen fire. All coolers are holding at adequate temperatures. Owner hired cleaning crew to clean entire facility after new ceiling was installed. Facility is approved to reopen.
Date: 2017-02-14 Type: Inspection Violations: 3 critical, 27 noncritical
Item 5B (Critical): Potentially hazardous foods are not cooled by an approved method where the food temperature can be reduced from 120oF to 70oF or less within two hours and 70oF to 45oF within four hours.
Item 5C (Critical): Potentially hazardous foods are not stored under refrigeration except during necessary preparation or approved precooling procedures (room temperature storage).
Item 1D (Critical): Canned foods found in poor conditions (leakers, severe dents, rusty, swollen cans)
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 8D: Single service items reused, improperly stored, dispensed, not used when required
Item 11C: Food contact surfaces not washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any time of operations when contamination may have occurred
Item 15B: Lighting and ventilation inadequate, fixtures not shielded, dirty ventilation hoods, ductwork, filters, exhaust fans
Item 8B: In use food dispensing utensils improperly stored
Item 15A: Floors, walls, ceilings, not smooth, properly constructed, in disrepair, dirty surfaces
Item 11D: Non food contact surfaces of equipment not clean
Item 12D: Toilet facilities inadequate, inconvenient, dirty, in disrepair, toilet paper missing, not self-closing doors, missing hand wash signs
Item 12C: Plumbing and sinks not properly sized, installed, maintained; equipment and floors not properly drained
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 12E: Handwashing facilities inaccessible, improperly located, dirty, in disrepair, improper fixtures, soap, and single service towels or hand drying devices missing
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 16: Miscellaneous, Economic Violation, Choking Poster, Training.
Item 11B: Wiping cloths dirty, not stored properly in sanitizing solutions
Comments: All violations must be corrected and are subject to enforcement action.
Date: 2016-10-13 Type: Inspection Violations: 2 critical, 7 noncritical
Item 5A (Critical): Potentially hazardous foods are not kept at or below 45°F during cold holding, except smoked fish not kept at or below 38°F during cold holding.
Item 1D (Critical): Canned foods found in poor conditions (leakers, severe dents, rusty, swollen cans)
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 2 HUDSON AVENUE
City GLENS FALLS
State NY
Zip 12801

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

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