A total of 11 restaurants and food retailers in Coronado had health permit violations over the past year.
The County’s Department of Environmental Health discovered these violations during routine inspections between Sept. 1, 2012, and Aug. 30, 2013. The violations range from improper holding temperatures of food, to food-surface contact infractions, to failing to hold a valid permit.
Here is a list of the violations followed by explanations of what they mean:
- Candelas on the Bay, permit violation, July 30, 2013.
- Clayton’s Coffee Shop, holding temperatures, April 23, 2013.
- Coronado Bottle Shop (nowPizza & Greek Grill), holding temperatures, Oct. 9, 2012.
- Hotel Del Coronado’s Beach Village Kitchen and Breezes Bar, food contact surfaces, July 10, 2013.
- La Salsa, proper cooling, Dec. 11, 2012.
- McPs Irish Pub, holding temperatures, Feb. 15, 2013.
- Miguel’s Cocina, holding temperatures, July 23, 2013.
- Nite & Day Café, holding temperatures, Oct. 11, 2012.
- Park Place Liquor, hot and cold water, Aug. 15, 2013.
- Saiko Sushi, permit violation, July 16, 2013.
- Tent City, permit violation, Oct. 25, 2012.
- Village Pizzeria, holding temperatures, Feb. 27, 2013.
Violations defined by the county Department of Health:
Food Contact Surfaces violation: Examples of major violations include improper sanitization of food contact surfaces, improper washing machine temperature, contamination of food contact surfaces that could result in food contamination, and failure to sanitize food contact surfaces between each use with a different type of raw food of animal origin, and each time there is a change from working with raw foods to working with ready-to-eat foods.
Holding Temperatures violation: Examples of major violations include multiple potentially hazardous foods (two or more food items in separate containers), or pooled eggs held at temperatures between 50°F and 130°F without any other intervention.
Proper Cooling violation: Examples of major violations include multiple cooked potentially hazardous foods that were not cooled from 135°F to 41°F or below within six hours, as required.
Hot and Cold Water violation: Examples of major violations include hot or cold water that is not available at all ware washing sinks in the food facility, hand wash sinks with warm water below 100°F, hot water at the utensil sink/ mop sink below 110°F, lack of water, or a contaminated/ unapproved water supply.
Permit violation: Examples include food facilities that are in operation without a valid public health permit, due to a change of ownership, expired/delinquent permit fees, or opening a retail food business without notifying and obtaining a valid permit from this department.