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HONG KONG CITY
2142 S COBB DR SE STE D-1 SMYRNA, GA 30080-1330
Last Inspection Score: 57
Last Inspection Date: 06-27-2019
Inspection Purpose: Routine
— Observed raw animal products - eggs and raw chicken - stored above cooked and ready to eat foods - carrots, onions, bottled water and cooked pork - in walk-in cooler. Raw animal product must be stored by its internal cooked temperature and always below cooked or ready to eat foods. Corrective action: Person in charge (PIC) rearranged the cooler.
— Observed food stored in front refrigerator without lids or coverings providing protection from above. All foods must be stored covered to prevent contamination from above. Corrective action: PIC added plastic coverings to items.
— Observed several temperature controlled for safety (TCS) food items - raw chicken, cooked chicken and raw shrimp - stored on prep/serving line, holding above 41F. All TCS foods in cold holding must be stored at or below 41F at all times during operation. Corrective action: Items moved to walk-in for rapid cool.
— Observed foods prepped/cooked the day of the inspection and not properly cooled on the serving line. Observed improper cooling methods - lids or plastic coverings - of TCS food items in walk-in cooler. TCS foods must be cooled to 41F or below prior to placing on serving line and/or serving to customers. Corrective action: Inspector assisted PIC with proper cooling of items in question.
— Observed chicken, shrimp and fries stored in plastic carryout bags in freezer near rear door. Food must be stored in food grade equipment and bags only. Facility may not use plastic carryout bags for food storage.
— Observed heavy accumulation of grease dripping from hoods. Equipment must be cleaned and sanitized to sight and touch on a frequency or as needed.
— Observed employees drinking from improper containers - a can of soda and a bottle of water. Employees may drink from a single service beverage cup with a secure lid and straw that is handled to prevent contamination of the employee’s hands, the container, exposed food, clean equipment, utensils and linens, unwrapped single-service and single-use articles will be allowed.
— Observed employee drinks - coke can and bottled water - improperly stored in walk-in cooler and on prep surfaces Employees must use a designated area only to store personal items.
— Observed several food items, nut and spices removed from their original containers, placed in working containers, but not properly labeled. Corrective action: Label items removed from their original containers.
— Did not observe internal thermometers in all cold holding units - prep top cooler and walkin. All cold and hot holding units must have internal thermometers to measure ambient temperatures.
— Observed wet wiping cloths stored atop of prep top surfaces and equipment throughout kitchen. Wet wiping cloths must be stored in sanitizer buckets in between uses to prevent contamination.
— Did not observe hand washing signage instructing employees to wash hands after using the restrooms. A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands must be provided at all handwashing sinks used by food employees and shall be clearly visible to food employees.
— Observed facility using bowls and containers without handles as scoops. All scoops must have a handle to prevent contamination.