Restaurant Ratings Most Violations: May 7 to May 12

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The following Tampa Bay restaurants received the most violations during inspections conducted from May 7 to May 12, 2018.

Rossi Ristirante Italiano at 7254 S.R. 54 in New Port Richey, 27 violations

  • There was grease accumulated on the kitchen floor and under the cooking equipment.
  • The wall was soiled with accumulated black debris in the dishwashing area.
  • There was encrusted material on the can opener blade.

Pasadena Yacht & Country Club Dining at 6300 Pasadena Point Blvd. in Gulfport, 29 violations

  • A stop sale was issued on potentially hazardous cold food that was held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. This included: cooked mushroom 52°F, cooked onion 44°F, pico de gallo 45°F and salsa 48°F.
  • A stop sale was issued on potentially hazardous food due to temperature abuse. This included cooked shrimp at 51°F.
  • Raw animal foods were not properly separated from one another based upon minimum required cooking temperature in walk-in freezer. This included raw duck in a plastic re-sealable bag stored above raw fish and raw beef.

Li’s Chinese Kitchen at 10730 U.S. 19 #15 & 16 in Port Richey, 34 violations

  • Live, small flying insects were found in the kitchen and food preparation area.
  • Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food was prepared onsite and held for more than 24 hours without being properly date marked. This included: rice, noodles, shrimp and chicken.
  • Shelled eggs were stored over vegetables and ready-to-eat cooked chicken.

Taste of Curry at 10136 U.S. Hwy. 19 in Port Richey, 35 violations

  • Commercially processed ready-to-eat and potentially hazardous food was opened and held for more than 24 hours without being properly date marked. This included: cooked garbanzo, onion sauce, lamb and lentils.  
  • The ceiling and vents were soiled with an accumulation food debris, grease, dust and mold-like substance.
  • Raw chicken and raw beef were stored over ready-to-eat breads in the refrigerator.

Green Tea at 11832 U.S. Hwy. 19 in Port Richey, 27 violations

  • Raw chicken and raw pork were not properly separated from one another based upon minimum required cooking temperature.
  • Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared onsite was held for more than 24 hours without being properly date marked. This included: cooked chicken, pork and beef.
  • Potentially hazardous food was thawed at room temperature.

Westshore Pizza 13 at 24020 State Road 54 in Lutz, 39 violations

  • Roach activity was present as evidenced by live roaches found. Seven live roaches were found running under the oven and clean dish rack.
  • The ceiling and vents were soiled with accumulated food debris, grease, dust and mold-like substance.
  • Commercially processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food was opened and held for more than 24 hours without being properly date marked. This included: ricotta, luncheon meats and shredded cheese.

Golden Bee at 2129 Drew St. in Clearwater, 26 violations

  • Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food was marked with a date that exceeded 7 days after opening.
  • The cutting board had deep cut marks and was no longer cleanable.
  • There was a dead roach found in the dry storage area.

El Paraiso Café at 4112 E. 7th Ave. in Tampa, 27 violations

  • Potentially hazardous cold food was held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. This included: cheese 54°F, raw pork 45°F, ham 47°F, cut spinach 56°F and beef 46°F.
  • A stop sale was issued on potentially hazardous food due to temperature abuse.
  • Raw meat was stored over ready-to-eat food inside the reach-in cooler.

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