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Facility Name:DIM SUM KING
Site Address:824 W EL CAMINO REAL, SUNNYVALE
Phone:(408)859-7314
Programs Description:DIM SUM KING
FOOD PREP / FOOD SVC OP 0-5 EMPLOYEES RC 3
Inspections
Latest Inspections:
02/08/2017 - ENFORCEMENT ACTION - VOLUNTARY CONDEMNATION AND DESTRUCTION
02/08/2017 - ROUTINE INSPECTION
Major Violation Cited - K08M - Improperly using time as a public health control procedures & records
Site Observation:
Approximately 20 pounds of misc. potentially hazardous foods worth approx $100.00 (retail) were out of temp and the required logs were not up to date. CA - Product discarded to waste bin with detergent denaturing. Please keep records up to date in the future. See handout regarding Food Code section 114000 - using "time" as a public health control as opposed to temperature. (COS)
Minor Violation Cited - K08N - Properly using time as a public health control procedures & records
Definition:
When time only, rather than time and temperature is used as a public health control, records and documentation must be maintained (114000)
Minor Violation Cited - K26 - Unapproved thawing methods used; frozen food
Site Observation:
Foods noted thawing at room temp. CA - Thaw foods in your cooler, a microwave, by continuous cooking, or in the food sink under running water.
Minor Violation Cited - K30 - Food storage containers are not identified
Site Observation:
Open bags of bulk ingredients were noted in the food storeroom. CA - Once opened, put bulk goods in clean covered labeled bins with scoops.
Minor Violation Cited - K33 - Nonfood contact surfaces not clean
Site Observation:
The kitchen floor needed attention. CA - Clean under all shelving and equipment right to the wall at least weekly.

Minor Violation Cited - K35 - Equipment, utensils - Unapproved, unclean, not in good repair, inadequate capacity
Site Observation:
The two coffin lid freezers in the storeroom need attention. CA - Replace the lids with new lids (available for some freezers) or replace the coolers in 60 days.

Cardboard was noted on the cart by the rear door and on the floor by the cookline. CA - Avoid using cardboard and replace old, deteriorated cart.

ALuminum foil was being used by the cookline. CA - Avoid using foil.
Minor Violation Cited - K42 - Garbage and refuse improperly disposed
Site Observation:
The exterior debris bin lids were left open. CA - Keep lids closed to avoid pests/odors.
Minor Violation Cited - K43 - Toilet Area: improperly constructed/supplied/cleaned
Site Observation:
The restroom needed attention. CA - Repaint the restroom door inside and out and repair the self-closer for the door.
Minor Violation Cited - K44 - Premises not clean, not in good repair; No personal/chemical storage; inadequate vermin-proofing
Site Observation:
The rear flyscreen door was wide open during our visit. CA - Keep door closed.
Minor Violation Cited - K45 - Inadequate floors, walls, ceilings: built, maintained, clean
Site Observation:
Chipping paint was noted on the wall beside the kitchen cookline hood. CA - Remove any loose paint and paint over the wall as needed with light colored gloss or semi-gloss enamel paint.

10/11/2016 - ROUTINE INSPECTION
Minor Violation Cited - K08 - Improperly using time as a public health control procedures & records
Site Observation:
Potentially hazardous foods at serving line, such as chicken, noodles, cooked vegetables, ect... are said to be under time as public health control 4 hours as per PIC. Time log is provided. However, there are no written procedures. [CA] Facilities using time alone, rather than time and temperature as a public health control, must maintain written procedures and utilize a time tracking system to ensure Potentially hazardous food (PHF) are discarded no later than 4 hours since the time PHFs were removed from temperature control. Written procedures must be maintained at this facility and made readily available upon request. Time as a public health control (TPHC) written procedures shall include: - Name of food items* - Method of indicating discard time (examples: stickers, timers, logs). - When the discard time will be identified (examples: after removing food from cooking or removing food from refrigerator).
[COS] Manager provided completed TPHC template.
Minor Violation Cited - K23 - Observed rodents, insects, birds, or animals
Site Observation:
Couple flies in back storage area. [CA] Eliminate vermin from facility. Ensure to keep doors closed to prevent their entry.
Minor Violation Cited - K26 - Unapproved thawing methods used; frozen food
Site Observation:
Pork and wraps (labeled perishable keep refrigerated) are thawing at room temperature. [CA] Frozen PHF shall only be thawed in one of the following ways: 1) Under refrigeration that maintains the food temperature at 41?F or below. 2) Completely submerged under potable running water for a period not to exceed two hours at a water temperature of 70?F or below, and with sufficient water velocity to agitate and flush off loose particles into the sink drain. 3) In a microwave oven if immediately followed by immediate preparation. 4) As part of a cooking process.
Minor Violation Cited - K32 - Food improperly labeled & not honestly presented
Site Observation:
Prepackaged food items for self service lack labeling or lack quantity on label. [CA] Food prepackaged in a food facility shall bear a label that complies with the labeling requirements prescribed by the Sherman Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Law. Label information shall include the following: (1) The common name of the food, or absent a common name, an adequately descriptive identity statement. (2) If made from two or more ingredients, a list of ingredients in descending order of predominance by weight, including a declaration of artificial color or flavor and chemical preservatives, if contained in the food. (3) An accurate declaration of the quantity of contents. (4) The name and place of business of the manufacturer, packer, or distributor.
Minor Violation Cited - K35 - Equipment, utensils - Unapproved, unclean, not in good repair, inadequate capacity
Site Observation:
1) Cardboard used to line kitchen floor and some shelves. [CA] Remove cardboard. Clean floor and equipment as necessary.

2) Restroom handwash sink caulking is damaged, leaving a crevice. Prep sink caulking missing. [CA] Provide caulking (e.g. silicone) in crevices between sinks and wall junctures.
Minor Violation Cited - K38 - Inadequate ventilation and lighting in designated area
Site Observation:
Stove top on counter outside of exhaust hood with oil/grease on surface. Oil/grease observed on wall behind this stove top unit. Per cook, this is sometimes used to cook foods, such as potstickers. [CA] Cooking must occur underneath exhaust hood - move this unit or remove it from facility if cooking underneath the exhaust hood is not possible. Contact this department's plan check unit if additional exhaust hoods are desired to be installed for approval or for exhaust hood exemption application information.
Minor Violation Cited - K39 - Thermometers missing or inaccurate
Site Observation:
Left 2 door Reach in refrigerator and display refrigerator lack thermometers. [CA] Provide thermometer in the warmest part of refrigeration units and affix to be readily visible. Regularly check thermometers to monitor ambient air temperature inside of refrigeration units. Adjust/repair/service refrigeration units as necessary in order to hold potentially hazardous foods at or below 41F.
Minor Violation Cited - K42 - Garbage and refuse improperly disposed
Site Observation:
Dumpsters have liquid waste inside and there is some liquid waste on floor beneath dumpster. Foul odor observed in dumpster area. Lids are open. Per manager, this is a shared area. [CA] Clean or contact refuse service provider for cleaning/replacement of dumpsters. Keep lids closed. Clean liquid on floor of dumpster area.
Minor Violation Cited - K43 - Toilet Area: improperly constructed/supplied/cleaned
Site Observation:
Restroom door is not self-closing. [CA] Provide well-fitted, self-closing restroom doors to prevent nuisances.
Minor Violation Cited - K44 - Premises not clean, not in good repair; No personal/chemical storage; inadequate vermin-proofing
Site Observation:
Front door kept open. [CA] Keep doors closed to prevent entry of vermin.
Minor Violation Cited - K45 - Inadequate floors, walls, ceilings: built, maintained, clean
Site Observation:
Floor throughout kitchen and storage areas, especially underneath equipment, have excess fresh and dried food accumulation. [CA] Clean floors and maintain a routine cleaning schedule to prevent accumulation of food debris.

10/11/2016 - INSPECTION PREPARATION AND FOLLOW-UP
No violations were cited at this event.