El Vaquero

Inspection Results for:

El Vaquero
2020 N. Baltimore
Kirksville, MO 63501
(660) 665-0256

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Date: 2/6/15                                      Reason for Inspection: Routine

Critical Items:  
1. 3-501.16 Sliced tomatoes held in the top of the prep cooler at 46 F.
2. 3-501.17 Cooked products in the walk-in cooler are not date marked.

Non-Critical Items:
1. 6-301.11 No soap available at the handwashing sink.
2. 4-501.11 Seals coming loose on the door of the prep cooler.
3. 4-204.112 Thermometer is not observed or accessible in the upright freezer.
4. 6-202.11 Light bulb in the walk-in cooler is not shielded or shatterproof.
5. 4-602.13 Water is pooled in the bottom of the prep cooler.
6. 5-501.113 Lids are not closed on the dumpster and trash is overfull.
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Date: 2/13/15                                      Reason for Inspection: Follow up

Critical Items:  None

Non-Critical Items: None
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Date: 8/5/15                                      Reason for Inspection: Follow up

Critical Items:  
1. 3-501.17 Cooked product in the walk-in cooler is not date marked.
2. 3-302.11 Eggs stored above sour cream in the walk-in cooler.
3. 4-703.11 Dishwasher is not sanitizing.

Non-Critical Items:
1. 6-202.11 Light in the walk-in cooler is not shielded or shatterproof.
2. 4-602.13 Liquid pooled in the bottom of the prep cooler.
3. 5-205.15 Dishwasher is leaking water.
4. 4-302.14 No test strips available for checking sanitizer.
5. 6-202.15 Large gap under the rear door.
6. 4-204.112 No thermometer in the upright freezer.
7. 3-304.12 Ice scoop handle laying in the ice – corrected.
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Date: 8/12/15                                      Reason for Inspection: Follow up

Critical Items:  None

Non-Critical Items:
1. 3-305.11 Chip storage containers need to be covered when not in use.
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Date: 12/21/15                                      Reason for Inspection: Routine

Critical Items:  
1. 3-501.17 Refried beans and other products in the walk-in cooler are not date marked.
2. 3-501.16 Pico de gallo in top of the prep cooler at 45 F; sliced tomatoes at 55 F; chicken at 47 F.
Ordinance: No one present with ServSafe or basic food training at the time of the inspection.

Non-Critical Items:
1. 3-305.11 (a) Bucket of chips sitting on the floor in the prep cooler. (b) Basket of chips stacked so bottom of basket is resting on top of the chips.
2. 4-602.13 (a) Liquid pooled in the bottom of the prep cooler. (b) Top of the ice bin at the restaurant bar is dirty. (c) Liquid in the bottom of the bottle cooler at the bar.
3. 4-204.112 (a) No thermometer accessible/ or available in the prep cooler. (b) No thermometer available in the upright freezers. (c) No thermometer observed in the bottle cooler at restaurant bar.
4. 6-501.12 Water pooled on the kitchen floor in the dishwashing area.
5. 3-304.12 (a) Handle of the ice scoop laying in the ice at restaurant bar ice bin. (b) Ice scoop handle laying in the ice at the ice bin at main bar.
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Date: 12/29/15                                      Reason for Inspection: Follow up

Critical Items:  None

Non-Critical Items:
1. 4-204.112 (a) Still need thermometers in the Kenmore and Figidaire upright freezers. (b) Still need a thermometer in the bottle cooler at restaurant bar.
2. 3-304.12 Ice scoop handle laying in the ice at the ice bin in restaurant bar.
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Date: 6/23/16                                      Reason for Inspection: Routine

Critical Items:  
1. 3-501.16 Items in the bottom of the prep cooler checked ranged from 55 – 59 F – all potentially hazardous foods were discarded.
2. 4-703.11 Sanitizer in the dishwasher measured less than 50 ppm.
3. 6-501.111 Small cockroach observed on the dishwasher.

Non-Critical Items:
1. 2-402.11 Employees in the kitchen not wearing hair restraints.
2. 6-501.12 (a) Water pooled on the floor of the walk-in cooler. (b) Grease dripping from the ventilation hood (no filters). (c) Water pooled on the floor of the dishwashing area.
3. 3-305.11 (a) Buckets of food on the floor of the walk-in cooler. (b) Baskets of chips stacked so bottom of the basket is on top of chips – repeat.
4. 6-501.11 Ceiling tiles missing in the kitchen.
5. 6-202.12 Filters missing from the exhaust hood in the kitchen.
6. 5-205.15 Water line leaking behind the dishwasher.
7. 6-202.15 Gap below the rear exit door.
8. 5-501.113 Dumpster is missing lids.
9. 4-502.13 Reusing cardboard at the bar to line shelves.
10. 4-602.13 Liquid pooled in the bottom of the bottle coolers at both bars.
11. 4-204.112 Thermometers missing from the bottle cooler and keg cooler at the bar.
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Date: 6/30/16                                      Reason for Inspection: Follow up

Critical Items:  None

Non-Critical Items:
1. 6-501.12 Floor still pooling water in the dish washing area.
2. 4-501.11 Seal torn on the door to the walk-in cooler.
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Date: 12/28/16                                      Reason for Inspection: Routine

Critical Items:  
1. 3-501.17 Cooked products in the walk-in cooler are not date marked.
Ordinance: No one with the required training present.

Non-Critical Items:
1. 5-205.11 (a) Dishes in the hand wash only sink. (b) Dishes present in the hand wash only sink in bar area.
2. 6-501.12 (a) Grease present on wall and vent hood behind the cook line. (b) Soil and water on the kitchen floor in various area. (c) Liquid pooled on the floor in the front bar area.
3. 6-501.14 Filters missing from the ventilation hood over stove.
4. 6-501.11 Ceiling tiles missing above dish storage shelves in the ware washing area.
5. 6-202.15 Gap below the rear exit door.
6. 4-602.12 Microwave oven in the wait staff area is soiled.
7. 3-305.11 Baskets of chips stacked in warmer so bottom of baskets are resting on chips below.
8. 4-202.16 Shelves below front bar in disrepair.
9. 4-204.112 No thermometer observed in the main bar bottle cooler.
10 5-205.15 Water does not shut off completely to sink in main bar.
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Date: 1/5/17                                      Reason for Inspection: Follow up

Critical Items:  None

Non-Critical Items:
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Date: 6/15/17                                      Reason for Inspection: Routine

Critical Items:  
1. 3-501.16 (a) Walk-in cooler in excess of 50 F. (b) Prep cooler in excess of 50 F – All potentially hazardous food products were voluntarily discarded.
2. Hose hooked to faucet at the mop sink without proper backflow protection.
Ordinance: New staff does not possess required training.

Non-Critical Items:
1. 3-305.11 Baskets containing chips nested so that bottom of baskets resting on top of chips.
2. 6-501.12 (a) Food debris on the floor in the kitchen. (b) Grease and food debris on the wall and floor behind the cook line. (c) Water pooled on the floor in the dishwashing area.
3. 6-501.14 Filters missing from the ventilation hood.
4. 6-501.11 Ceiling tiles missing over the dish storage area.
5. 4-602.13 Water pooled in the bottom of the bottle cooler (x2).
6. 3-304.12 Ice scoop handle laying in the ice at the ice bin at front bar.
7. 3-303.11 Container of lemon/limes stored in the ice a the ice bin.
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Date: 6/19/17                                      Reason for Inspection: Follow up

Critical Items:  None

Non-Critical Items:
1. 6-501.14 Still some filters missing from the ventilation hood.
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Date: 1/30/18                                      Reason for Inspection: Routine

Critical Items:  
1. 3-501.17 None of the cooked products in the walk-in cooler are date marked.
2. 3-501.11 Employee handled lettuce and taco shells with bare hands.
3. 3-501.16 Temperature in the bottom of the prep cooler at 44 F.
4. 5-203.14 Hose attached to the mop sink faucet without backflow prevention.
5. 6-501.111 Mouse droppings observed on the shelf behind bar where glasses are stored.
Ordinance: No one with ServSafe or equivalent manager training present.

Non-Critical Items:
1. 5-205.15 Water shut off to hand wash sink in kitchen; faucet does not shut off.
2. 3-305.11 Chip baskets nested so bottom of baskets are in contact with chips.
3. 4-602.11 Accumulation of soil on soda fountain nozzle.
4. 4-602.13 (a) Stainless counter above the prep line has grease accumulation. (b) Liquid and food debris in the bottom of the prep cooler.
5. 4-602.12 Microwave oven interior has accumulation of food debris and soil.
6. 6-501.11 (a) Grout missing from floor tiles in the wait staff area. (b) Ceiling tile missing over shelf in the dish washing area.
7. 6-501.12 Lint accumulation on ceiling next to vents.
8. 4-904.11 Employee wiping knife and plates with apron/towel.
9. 4-204.112 No thermometer observed in the upright freezer.
10. 5-501.113 Lids left open on the dumpster.
11. 4-202.16 Shelves below the bar are not smooth and easily cleanable.
12. 5-205.11 Glass in the hand wash only sink at the bar.
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Date: 2/6/18                                      Reason for Inspection: Follow up

Critical Items:  
1. 6-501.111 Still some mouse droppings observed on the lower shelf below bar.

Non-Critical Items:
1. 5-205.15 Water still being turned off underneath hand sink.
2. 5-501.113 Lids open on the dumpster.
3. 4-602.11 Accumulation of mold in DOC 360 soda nozzle.
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Date: 2/13/18                                      Reason for Inspection: Follow up

Critical Items:  None

Non-Critical Items:
1. 5-205.15 Hand sink faucet still being shut off below – new faucet ordered.
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