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El Castillo Restaurant

1218 LIBERTY AVE
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Phone: (718) 235 4330

As of: 2015-12-07 00:00:00

Inspection Trends

Violations:

Food not cooled by an approved method whereby the internal product temperature is reduced from 140º F to 70º F or less within 2 hours, and from 70º F to 41º F or less within 4 additional hours.
Appropriately scaled metal stem-type thermometer or thermocouple not provided or used to evaluate temperatures of potentially hazardous foods during cooking, cooling, reheating and holding.
Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.

Violations:

Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.
Hot food item not held at or above 140º F.
Non-food contact surface improperly constructed. Unacceptable material used. Non-food contact surface or equipment improperly maintained and/or not properly sealed, raised, spaced or movable to allow accessibility for cleaning on all sides, above and underneath the unit.

Violations:

Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.
Food not cooled by an approved method whereby the internal product temperature is reduced from 140º F to 70º F or less within 2 hours, and from 70º F to 41º F or less within 4 additional hours.

Violations:

Cold food item held above 41º F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 ºF) except during necessary preparation.
Hot food item not held at or above 140º F.

Violations:

Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.
Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred.
Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.
Plumbing not properly installed or maintained; anti-siphonage or backflow prevention device not provided where required; equipment or floor not properly drained; sewage disposal system in disrepair or not functioning properly.
Non-food contact surface improperly constructed. Unacceptable material used. Non-food contact surface or equipment improperly maintained and/or not properly sealed, raised, spaced or movable to allow accessibility for cleaning on all sides, above and underneath the unit.
Food not cooled by an approved method whereby the internal product temperature is reduced from 140º F to 70º F or less within 2 hours, and from 70º F to 41º F or less within 4 additional hours.
Bulb not shielded or shatterproof, in areas where there is extreme heat, temperature changes, or where accidental contact may occur.

Violations:

Cold food item held above 41º F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 ºF) except during necessary preparation.
Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred.

Violations:

Non-food contact surface improperly constructed. Unacceptable material used. Non-food contact surface or equipment improperly maintained and/or not properly sealed, raised, spaced or movable to allow accessibility for cleaning on all sides, above and underneath the unit.
Food contact surface not properly maintained.
Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred.
Cold food item held above 41º F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 ºF) except during necessary preparation.
Hot food item not held at or above 140º F.
Bulb not shielded or shatterproof, in areas where there is extreme heat, temperature changes, or where accidental contact may occur.

Violations:

Food worker does not use proper utensil to eliminate bare hand contact with food that will not receive adequate additional heat treatment.
Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.
Food not cooled by an approved method whereby the internal product temperature is reduced from 140º F to 70º F or less within 2 hours, and from 70º F to 41º F or less within 4 additional hours.

Violations:

Hot food item not held at or above 140º F.
Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
Personal cleanliness inadequate. Outer garment soiled with possible contaminant. Effective hair restraint not worn in an area where food is prepared.
Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.