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Facility Name:HAPPY HOUSE
Site Address:1072 S DE ANZA BL 103, SAN JOSE
Phone:(408)996-9928
Programs Description:HAPPY HOUSE
FOOD PREP / FOOD SVC OP 0-5 EMPLOYEES RC 3
Inspections
Latest Inspections:
10/05/2017 - FOLLOW-UP INSPECTION
10/05/2017 - MEETING
No violations were cited at this event.

10/05/2017 - MEETING
No violations were cited at this event.

10/03/2017 - ROUTINE INSPECTION
Minor Violation Cited - K01 - Inadequate demonstration of knowledge; food manager certification
Site Observation:
NO FOOD SAFETY CERTIFICATE./
CA: Food facilities that prepare, handle or serve non-prepackaged potentially hazardous food, shall have an employee who has passed an approved food safety certification examination.

HANDOUT: FSC VENUES.
Major Violation Cited - K05M - Hands not clean/improperly washed/gloves not used properly
Site Observation:
OBSERVED NO HAND WASHING WAS POSSIBLE SINCE TWO KITCHEN HAND SINK STATIONS LACKED HAND SOAP./
CA: Employees are required to wash their hands: before beginning work before handling food / equipment / utensils as often as necessary, during food preparation, to remove soil and contamination when switching from working with raw to ready to eat foods, after touching body parts after using toilet room or any time when contamination may occur. (113952, 113953.3, 113953.4, 113961, 113968, 113973 (b-f))

COS> FOOD EMPLOYEES WASH HANDS 15 SECONDS WITH COUNTER HAND SOAP AND SINGLE USE PAPER TOWELS.
Major Violation Cited - K06M - Inadequate handwash facilities: supplied or accessible
Site Observation:
AT BACK KITCHEN HAND SINK,SOAP AND PAPER TOWEL DISPENSERS ARE EMPTY.

AT FRONT KITCHEN HAND SINK, SOAP DISPENSER IS EMPTY. FRONT HAND SINK,
IS COVERED BY A WOODEN SURFACE TO CREATE A WORK SURFACE./
CA: Handwashing soap and towels or drying device shall be provided in dispensers. dispensers shall be maintained in good repair. (113953.2) Adequate facilities shall be provided for hand washing, food preparation and the washing of utensils and equipment. (113953)

PROVIDE CLEAR ACCESS TO HAND SINK AT ALL TIMES.

SUITABLE ALTERNATIVE> PROVIDE COUNTER HAND SOAP DISPENSERS AND SINGLE USE PAPER TOWEL UNTIL DISPENSERS CAN BE PROPERLY REFILLED

2ND REPEAT VIOLATION.
Major Violation Cited - K07M - Improper hot and cold holding temperatures
Site Observation:
AT TOP INSERTS OF COOKLINE PREP REFRIGERATOR (AMBIENT 44F) MEASURED RAW SHELL EGGS, RAW CHICKEN, RAW PORK 64-73F, SET UP ON INSERT AT 11 AM. /
CA: Potentially hazardous foods shall be held at or below 41/45?F or at or above 135?F.

COS> BEAN SPROUTS PLACED ON ICE BATH.
COOK RAW FOOD IMMEDIATELY.

REPEAT VIOLATION.
Major Violation Cited - K14M - Food contact surfaces unclean and unsanitized
Site Observation:
DISH WASHER CHLORINE MEASURED 0 PPM CHLORINE. 2 TRIALS./
CA: All food contact surfaces of utensils and equipment shall be clean and sanitized.

COS> AUTOCHLOR REPAIR MAN REPLACED SIPHON FEED. THIS WAS BROKEN WHEN TWO 10-GALLON CONTAINERS OF CHLORINE WERE STACKED ON TOP OF EACH OTHER. MAINTAIN CHLORINE AT DISHWASHER @ 50 PPM.
DISHES FROM MORNING ARE RE-WASHED.

*MAINTAIN/ SUBMIT DAILY SANITIZING LOG BY 10/11.
Minor Violation Cited - K23 - Observed rodents, insects, birds, or animals
Site Observation:
OBSERVED HOUSE FLY IN CUSTOMER AREA./
CA: Each food facility shall be kept free of vermin: rodents (rats, mice), cockroaches, flies.( 114259.1, 114259.4, 114259.5)
COS> CLOSE FRONT AND BACK DOOR TO PREVENT FLY ENTRY.
Minor Violation Cited - K35 - Equipment, utensils - Unapproved, unclean, not in good repair, inadequate capacity
Site Observation:
OBSERVED COOKLINE PREP FRIDGE AMBIENT > 41F.F.

CA: All utensils and equipment shall be fully operative and in good repair. (114175)

SUITABLE ALTERNATIVE: PLACE FOOD ON ICE BATH AT COOKLINE TOP INSERT.
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OBSERVED FOOD AND VEGETABLES STORED IN TAKE OUT BAGS

OBSERVED FOOD STORED IN RED AND BLUE SIEVE RECTANGULAR CONTAINER.

OBSERVED ROAST PORK STORED IN USED 3" X 5" USED TOFU PLASTIC CONTAINERS./

CA: All utensils and equipment shall be approved, installed properly, and meet applicable standards.

CEASE AND DESIST USE OF RED AND BLUE SIEVE CONTAINERS. UPGRADE TO NSF RESTAURANT GRADE CONTAINERS BY 10/31.

COS> ROAST PORK IS TRANSFERED FROM TOFU CONTAINERS TO RESTAURANT GRADE CONTAINERS.
Minor Violation Cited - K39 - Thermometers missing or inaccurate
Site Observation:
NO HANGING THERMOMETERS IN REFRIGERATORS.

DISPLAY THERMOMETER AT MIDDLE REACH IN REFRIGERATOR BY HALLWAY IS BROKEN/
CA: A thermometer +/- 2 ?F shall be provided for each hot and cold holding unit of potentially hazardous foods and high temperature warewashing machines. (114157, 114159) PROVIDE A HANGING THERMOMETER IN EACH REFRIGERATOR.
Minor Violation Cited - K48 - Plan review unapproved
Site Observation:
OBSERVED UNAPPROVED DIM SUM STATION IS BEING USED TO MAKE DUMPLINGS.
OBSERVE RAW WOOD COUNTER AND BUTCHER BLOCK COUNTER. OBSERVED UNAPPROVED WALL SURFACE./
CA: A person proposing to build or remodel a food facility shall submit plans for approval before starting any new construction or remodeling of any facility for use as a retail food facility. (114380)

CEASE AND DESIST USE OF DIM SUM STATION.
CONSULT WITH PLAN CHECK. BRING 360 DEGREE PHOTOS FOR NO CHARGE WALK IN CONSULTATION.

HAND OUT: PLAN CHECK APPLICATION.
M-FRIDAY
7:30 - 10:00 AM
Minor Violation Cited - K50 - Inspection report not available
Site Observation:
LAST INSPECTION REPORT IS NOT AVAILABLE./
CA: A copy of the most recent routine inspection report conducted to assess compliance with this part shall be maintained at the food facility and made available upon request. (113725.1)

02/24/2017 - FOLLOW-UP INSPECTION
02/21/2017 - ROUTINE INSPECTION
Minor Violation Cited - K01 - Inadequate demonstration of knowledge; food manager certification
Site Observation:
EXPIRED FOOD SAFETY CERTIFICATE./
CA: Food facilities that prepare, handle or serve non-prepackaged potentially hazardous food, shall have an employee who has passed an approved food safety certification examination. MAINTAIN CURRENT FSC.

HANDOUT: FOOD SAFETY CERTIFICATE PLACES TO TAKE TEST.
PLEASE REGISTER BY 2/28, TAKE TEST BY 5/1/17.
Major Violation Cited - K06M - Inadequate handwash facilities: supplied or accessible
Site Observation:
FRONT HAND SINK. OBSERVED OBSTRUCTED FRONT HAND SINK BY PAN OF FOOD. NO SOAP IN DISPENSER./
COS> REMOVE PAN. REFILL SOAP.

REAR HAND SINK. OBSERVED NO HAND SOAP, NO PAPER TOWELS IN DISPENSER./
CA:Handwashing soap and towels or drying device shall be provided in dispensers. Dispensers shall be maintained in good repair. (113953.2)
COS> REFILL SOAP AND PAPER TOWEL IN DISPENSERS.

REPEAT VIOLATION 11/15/16.
Major Violation Cited - K07M - Improper hot and cold holding temperatures
Site Observation:
OBSERVED ON COUNTER, CONTAINER OF BEAN SPROUTS 63F AND NOODLES 62F, PLACED ON COUNTER AT 1:30 PM./
CA: COLD Potentially hazardous foods shall be held at or below 41/45?F
SA: MAY USE THESE FOOD ITEMS 4 HOURS UNTIL 5:30 PM THEN DISPOSE ENTIRELY.

ON TOP INSERT OF PREP FRIDGE, POOLED EGGS, FISH, SHRIMP, CHICKEN MEASURED 46-52F. PLACED ON TOP INSERT AT 3 PM./
SA: MAY USE THESE FOOD ITEMS FOR 4 HOURS, OR UNTIL 7 PM, THEN DISPOSE OF ENTIRELY.

REPEAT VIOLATION 11/15/16.
Minor Violation Cited - K09 - Improper cooling methods
Site Observation:
OBSERVED PORK COOLING, EACH ITEM INDIVIDUALLY WRAPPED WITH SARAN WRAP./
CA: All potentially hazardous food shall be RAPIDLY cooled from 135?F to 70?F, within 2 hours, and then from 70?F to 41 ?F, within 4 hours. Cooling shall be by one or more of the following methods: in shallow containers; separating food into smaller portions; adding ice as an ingredient; using an ice bath, stirring frequently; using rapid cooling equipment; or, using containers that facilitate heat transfer. 114002, 114002.1

COS> UNWRAP EACH ITEM, PLACE ON WIDE SHALLOW METAL TRAY FOR RAPID COOLING.
Minor Violation Cited - K27 - Food not separated and unprotected
Site Observation:
OBSERVED THE FOLLOWING UNPROTECTED BULK STORAGE ITEMS:
-RICE IN OPEN BAG
-SUGAR
-MSG./
CA: All food shall be separated and protected from contamination. ONCE BULK FOOD IS OPEN, TRANSFER TO CONTAINER WITH TIGHT FITTING LIDS. LABEL.
Minor Violation Cited - K30 - Food storage containers are not identified
Site Observation:
OBSERVED TWO PORK FOOD ITEMS IN CONTAINER ON THE FLOOR./
CA: Food shall be stored at least 6" above the floor on approved shelving. COS> PLACE ON COUNTER.
Minor Violation Cited - K35 - Equipment, utensils - Unapproved, unclean, not in good repair, inadequate capacity
Site Observation:
MIDDLE BOTTOM PREP FRIDGE IS MISSING HANDLE./
CA: All utensils and equipment shall be fully operative and in good repair.
MAINTAIN EQUIPMENT.

OBSERVED REACH IN FREEZER INSTALLED PARTIALLY OBSTRUCTING ENTRANCE FROM KITCHEN TO BULK STORAGE./
CA: All utensils and equipment shall be approved, installed properly, and meet applicable standards.

NO CHARGE CONSULTATION WITH PHOTOS IN PERSON WITH PLAN CHECK BY 2/28.
MON-FRIDAY
7:30 - 10:00 AM

SINGLE PIECE OF EQUIPMENT $329
WWW.EHINFO.ORG>PLANS AND SERVICES> PLAN CHECK> CHECK SINGLE PIECE OF EQUIPMENT $329.
Minor Violation Cited - K38 - Inadequate ventilation and lighting in designated area
Site Observation:
FLAT GRILL USED TO MAKE PAN FRY ITEMS NOT UNDER HOOD, OBSERVED GREASE BUILD UP ON CEILING./
CA: EQUIPMENT SHALL BE UNDER HOOD. DISCONTINUE USE OF TWO FLAT GRILLS.

REPEAT VIOLATION FROM 11/15/16.
Minor Violation Cited - K41 - Plumbing unapproved, not installed, not in good repair; improper backflow devices
Site Observation:
OBSERVED THE FOLLOWING PLUMBING LEAKS:
-FAUCET BY SPRAYER HOSE
-FAUCET BY PREP SINK./
CA: All plumbing and plumbing fixtures shall be installed in compliance with local plumbing ordinances, shall be maintained so as to prevent any contamination, and shall be kept clean, fully operative, and in good repair. MAINTAIN PLUMBING.
Minor Violation Cited - K45 - Inadequate floors, walls, ceilings: built, maintained, clean
Site Observation:
OBSERVED DEBRIS ON FLOOR:
-UNDER REAR HAND SINK
-BEHHIND DRY STORAGE DOOR.
-UNDER EQUIPMENT./
CA: All food facilities shall be kept clean and in good repair. MAINTAIN FLOORS.
Minor Violation Cited - K48 - Plan review unapproved
Site Observation:
OBSERVED UNAPPROVED DIM SUM STATION./
CA: A person proposing to build or remodel a food facility shall submit plans for approval before starting any new construction or remodeling of any facility for use as a retail food facility. UNAPPROVED WALLS,(114380) CEASE AND DESIST.

CONSULT WITH PLAN CHECK BY 2/28

REPEAT VIOLATION NOTED 11/15/16

11/18/2016 - FOLLOW-UP INSPECTION
Minor Violation Cited - K48 - Plan review unapproved
Site Observation:
DIM SUM STATION HAS NOT BEEN APPROVED. [CA] OWNER HAS DECIDED TO REMOVE THE DIM SUM TABLE, IF IN THE FUTURE YOU WOULD LIKE TO USE THIS AREA YOU MUST SUBMIT PLANS TO DEPT FOR APPROVAL OF FINISHES AND INSTALLATION OF HAND SINK AT THIS AREA.

11/15/2016 - ENFORCEMENT ACTION - VOLUNTARY CONDEMNATION AND DESTRUCTION
11/15/2016 - ROUTINE INSPECTION
Minor Violation Cited - K01 - Inadequate demonstration of knowledge; food manager certification
Site Observation:
NO FOOD SAFETY CERTIFICATE AND NO FOOD HANDLER CARDS. [CA] PROVIDE FSC AND FOOD HANDLER CARDS FOR EMPLOYEES.
Minor Violation Cited - K02N - Communicable disease: Report, restrict, or exclude a food employee
Definition:
Employees with a communicable disease shall be excluded from the food facility / preparation of food. Gloves shall be worn if an employee has cuts, wounds, and rashes. No employee shall commit any act that may contaminate or adulterate food, food contact surface, or utensils. (113949.5). The permit holder shall require food employees to report incidents of illness or injury and comply with all applicable restrictions. (113949.2, 113950,113950.5, 113973(a))
Major Violation Cited - K06M - Inadequate handwash facilities: supplied or accessible
Site Observation:
OBSERVED FRONT HAND SINK COMPLETELY BLOCKED BY TRAY OVER SINK, REAR HAND SINK HAS NO SOAP AND PAPER TOWELS. [CA, COS] FRONT HAND SINK TRAY REMOVED OK TO USE. REAR HAND SINK SOAP AND PAPER TOWELS RE-STOCKED.
Major Violation Cited - K07M - Improper hot and cold holding temperatures
Site Observation:
OBSERVED WHOLE CASE OF RAW SHELL EGGS AND 2 CASES OF TOFU AT 53F AND 54F RESPECTIVELY. [CA, VCD] DISCONTINUE TO LEAVE PHF'S OUTSIDE OR AT ROOM TEMPERATURE AFTER BEING RECEIVED, THEY WOULD NOT GIVE ME A TIME DELIVERY WAS MADE.
Major Violation Cited - K22M - Sewage and wastewater improperly disposed
Site Observation:
OBSERVED FLOOR SINK BACK UP AT FRONT HAND SINK AFTER RUNNING WATER. ONE EMPLOYEE STATED PIPE IS BROKEN. [CA, SA]
1. USE REAR HAND SINK TO WASH HANDS
2. REPAIR PLUMBING PIPES BY FRIDAY 11/18/2016
Minor Violation Cited - K33 - Nonfood contact surfaces not clean
Site Observation:
OBSERVED OLD FOOD DEBRIS THROUGHOUT FACILITY. [CA] CLEAN AND SANITIZE WHOLE KITCHEN
Minor Violation Cited - K38 - Inadequate ventilation and lighting in designated area
Site Observation:
OBSERVED USE OF FLAT GRILL OUTSIDE OF HOOD CAUSING GREASE BUILD UP ON WALLS AND SHELVING. [CA] DISCONTINUE USE OF FLAT GRIDDLE TO COOK.
Minor Violation Cited - K48 - Plan review unapproved
Site Observation:
DIM SUM STATION IS STILL IN USE. [CA] PLANS HAVE NOT BEEN SUBMITTED TO APPROVE USE OF THIS STATION. IMMEDIATELY CEASE AND DESIST USE OF THIS AREA UNTIL PLANS HAVE BEEN SUBMITTED AND APPROVED FOR USE.