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
Facility 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: 2018-09-17 Type: Inspection
Violations: 0 critical , 0 noncritical
- None
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
- 10B : Non-food contact surfaces and equipment are improperly designed, constructed, installed, maintained (equipment not readily accessible for cleaning, surface not smooth finish)
- 11B : Wiping cloths dirty, not stored properly in sanitizing solutions
- 11D : Non food contact surfaces of equipment not clean
- 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
- 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.
- 15A : Floors, walls, ceilings, not smooth, properly constructed, in disrepair, dirty surfaces
- 10B : Non-food contact surfaces and equipment are improperly designed, constructed, installed, maintained (equipment not readily accessible for cleaning, surface not smooth finish)
- 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
- None
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
- 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.
- 5C(Critical) : Potentially hazardous foods are not stored under refrigeration except during necessary preparation or approved precooling procedures (room temperature storage).
- 1D(Critical) : Canned foods found in poor conditions (leakers, severe dents, rusty, swollen cans)
- 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)
- 8D : Single service items reused, improperly stored, dispensed, not used when required
- 11C : Food contact surfaces not washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any time of operations when contamination may have occurred
- 15B : Lighting and ventilation inadequate, fixtures not shielded, dirty ventilation hoods, ductwork, filters, exhaust fans
- 8B : In use food dispensing utensils improperly stored
- 15A : Floors, walls, ceilings, not smooth, properly constructed, in disrepair, dirty surfaces
- 11D : Non food contact surfaces of equipment not clean
- 12D : Toilet facilities inadequate, inconvenient, dirty, in disrepair, toilet paper missing, not self-closing doors, missing hand wash signs
- 12C : Plumbing and sinks not properly sized, installed, maintained; equipment and floors not properly drained
- 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
- 8E : Accurate thermometers not available or used to evaluate refrigerated or heated storage temperatures
- 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)
- 16 : Miscellaneous, Economic Violation, Choking Poster, Training.
- 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
- 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.
- 1D(Critical) : Canned foods found in poor conditions (leakers, severe dents, rusty, swollen cans)
- 12E : Handwashing facilities inaccessible, improperly located, dirty, in disrepair, improper fixtures, soap, and single service towels or hand drying devices missing
- 10B : Non-food contact surfaces and equipment are improperly designed, constructed, installed, maintained (equipment not readily accessible for cleaning, surface not smooth finish)
- 8E : Accurate thermometers not available or used to evaluate refrigerated or heated storage temperatures
- 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)
- 15A : Floors, walls, ceilings, not smooth, properly constructed, in disrepair, dirty surfaces
- 14A : Insects, rodents present
Comments: Complaint: Discussed complaint with owner Abdullah. Did observe many flies throughout the facility. Operator must have facility serviced by a professional exterminator by 11/1/16. Observed employees wearing and changing gloves throughout my inspection. All violations to be corrected or enforcement actions may be pursued.
Date: 2016-04-13 Type: Inspection
Violations: 8 critical , 26 noncritical
- 5C(Critical) : Potentially hazardous foods are not stored under refrigeration except during necessary preparation or approved precooling procedures (room temperature storage).
- 4A(Critical) : Toxic chemicals are improperly labeled, stored or used so that contamination of food can occur.
- 1B(Critical) : Water/ice: unsafe, unapproved sources, cross connections
- 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.

Office Location

Street Address 2 HUDSON AVENUE
City GLENS FALLS
State NY
Zip 12801

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Competitor

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Dataset Information

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

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