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Melody Cafe & Restaurant

2595 STEINWAY ST
Queens, NY 11103
Phone: (718) 777 1514

As of: 2016-03-07 00:00:00

Inspection Trends

Violations:

Toilet facility not maintained and provided with toilet paper, waste receptacle and self-closing door.
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.

Violations:

Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.
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.
Live roaches present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
Smoke free workplace smoking policy inadequate, not posted, not provided to employees.

Violations:

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.
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.
Mechanical or natural ventilation system not provided, improperly installed, in disrepair and/or fails to prevent excessive build-up of grease, heat, steam condensation vapors, odors, smoke, and fumes.

Violations:

Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred.
Tobacco use, eating, or drinking from open container in food preparation, food storage or dishwashing area observed.
Personal cleanliness inadequate. Outer garment soiled with possible contaminant. Effective hair restraint not worn in an area where food is prepared.
"Wash hands"
""No Smoking” and/or 'Smoking Permitted” sign not conspicuously posted. Health warning not present on 'Smoking Permitted”
Smoke free workplace smoking policy inadequate, not posted, not provided to employees.

Violations:

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.
Pesticide use not in accordance with label or applicable laws. Prohibited chemical used/stored. Open bait station used.

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.
Pesticide use not in accordance with label or applicable laws. Prohibited chemical used/stored. Open bait station used.
Cold food item held above 41º F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 ºF) except during necessary preparation.

Violations:

Pesticide use not in accordance with label or applicable laws. Prohibited chemical used/stored. Open bait station used.
Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.

Violations:

Pesticide use not in accordance with label or applicable laws. Prohibited chemical used/stored. Open bait station used.
Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.
Raw, cooked or prepared food is adulterated, contaminated, cross-contaminated, or not discarded in accordance with HACCP plan.
Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.

Violations:

Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
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.
Filth flies or food/refuse/sewage-associated (FRSA) flies present in facility’s food and/or non-food areas. Filth flies include house flies, little house flies, blow flies, bottle flies and flesh flies. Food/refuse/sewage-associated flies include fruit flies, drain flies and Phorid flies.
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.
Toilet facility not maintained and provided with toilet paper, waste receptacle and self-closing door.
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.

Violations:

Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.

Violations:

Raw, cooked or prepared food is adulterated, contaminated, cross-contaminated, or not discarded in accordance with HACCP plan.
Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred.
Toilet facility not maintained and provided with toilet paper, waste receptacle and self-closing door.
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.
"Wash hands"

Violations:

Pesticide use not in accordance with label or applicable laws. Prohibited chemical used/stored. Open bait station used.
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.
"Wash hands"
Single service item reused, improperly stored, dispensed; not used when required.

Violations:

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.
Raw, cooked or prepared food is adulterated, contaminated, cross-contaminated, or not discarded in accordance with HACCP plan.
Cold food item held above 41º F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 ºF) except during necessary preparation.
Food allergy information poster not conspicuously posted where food is being prepared or processed by food workers.