Beach Fl,-In another response to consumer complaints the DBPR recently inspected and failed Asian Buffet and Grill, again. The counties most inspected and closed restaurant escaped closure but required another inspection. Below is the most recent failure put out by Deerfield Beach’s most infamous eatery.


Name: ASIAN BUFFET & GRILL License Number: SEA1620527
Rank: Seating License Expiration Date: 12/01/2020
Primary Status: Current Secondary Status: Active
Location Address: 240 S FEDERAL HIGHWAY
Inspection Information
Inspection Type Inspection Date Result High Priority Violations Intermediate Violations Basic Violations
Complaint Full 11/25/2019 Follow-up Inspection Required
Violations require further review, but are not an immediate threat to the public.
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A summary of the violations found during the inspection are listed below. The department cites violations of Florida’s sanitation and safety laws, which are based on the standards of U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Food Code. High Priority violations are those which could contribute directly to a foodborne illness or injury and include items such as cooking, reheating, cooling and hand-washing. Intermediate violations are those which, if not addressed, could lead to risk factors that contribute to foodborne illness or injury. These violations include personnel training, documentation or record keeping and labeling. Basic violations are those which are considered best practices to implement. While most establishments correct all violations in a timely manner (often during the inspection), the division’s procedures are designed to compel compliance with all violations through follow-up visits, administration action or closure when necessary.
Violation Observation
24-08-4 Basic – Equipment and utensils not properly air-dried – wet nesting. Clean metal pans in kitchen near fliptop coolers. Operator unstacked pans to air dry properly. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
31B-04-4 Basic – No handwashing sign provided at a hand sink used by food employees. At sushi station. **Warning**
23-05-4 Basic – Soil residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface. Hood filters soiled at cookline. Tops of storage containers for flour and cornstarch Gaskets of reach-in cooler in sushi station **Warning**
03A-02-4 High Priority – Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Leader fliptop at cookline- crab (49°F – Cold Holding); raw beef (54°F – Cold Holding); raw shrimp (46°F – Cold Holding); raw chicken (47°F – Cold Holding). Foods in cooler less than 4 hours. Operator put bags of ice on top of food. **Corrective action taken** Display cooler at Sushi station – calamari salad (48°F – Cold Holding). Food out less than four hours. Operator added to time as public health control food list. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
35A-05-4 High Priority – Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. 1 live on floor in door way between sushi station and buffet. Operator eliminated roach, cleaned and sanitized area. **Warning**
22-02-4 Intermediate – Accumulation of food debris/grease on food-contact surface. Handles of scoops used for flour, cornstarch, sugar and rice – operator sent for cleaning. Interior of glass door reach-in coolers at cookline. **Corrective Action Taken** **Warning**
01C-03-4 Intermediate – Clam/mussel/oyster tags not marked with last date served. Some missing date. **Warning**
14-74-6 Intermediate – Cold holding equipment not maintained in good repair. Do not store potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food in this unit until the unit is repaired. Leader fliptop cooler at cookline has ice buildup on compressor. Foods out of temperature in unit see violation 3A-02-4. Operator started to defrost cooler to remove ice. **Corrective Action Taken** **Warning**
22-05-4 Intermediate – Cutting board(s) stained/soiled. On fliptop cooler at cookline. **Warning**
22-31-4 Intermediate – Non-pitting surface rust on food-contact equipment. Shelving of glassdoor reach-in coolers. **Warning**
53B-10-4 Intermediate – Records/documents for required employee training do not contain all of the required information. Names of employees not on safe food handler training certificates. **Warning**
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