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The text below does not represent the actual violations seen during that inspection. A copy of the most recent inspection report must be made available to the public by the food facility operator. All inspection reports are available at the local Department of Environmental Health office.


Food Facility Details

Name ZAFRAN RESTAURANT
Address 1855 EL CAMINO REAL

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SANTA CLARA, CA 95050
Phone 408-247-9998

Inspection Details

02/19/2009 CONSULTATION/MEETING
02/18/2009 FOLLOW-UP INSPECTION
02/16/2009 FOLLOW-UP INSPECTION
01/29/2009 ROUTINE INSPECTION
 
HANDWASHING - MINOR
Definition:
Food handlers must wash their hands and arms with warm water and single use soap, and dry their hands using single use towels or hot air blowers. All dispensers shall be kept supplied at all times when facility is open for business and when food preparation is in progress.

Examples

1. One of the several handwash stations located in the food preparation area is not stocked with paper towels.
2. Hand sink stocked with bar soap instead of a soap dispenser.
 
Corrective Action:
Employees must wash hands thoroughly after using the toilet, coughing, sneezing, eating, smoking, or otherwise contaminating their hands. Employees must wash hands between handling raw foods and ready-to-eat foods.
Handwash facilities must be operable, accessible, and provided with approved soap and towels in dispensers.
 
WASH/SANITIZE - MINOR
Definition:
All food establishments shall be provided with appropriate washing and sanitizing equipment, which shall be properly used to clean and sanitize equipment and utensils.

Examples

1. Sanitizer concentration found to be present, but not at the required concentration.
2. Exposure time for final rinse is less than required.
 
Corrective Action:
Use approved dish/utensil washing methods -wash, rinse, sanitize, and air dry. Provide appropriate sanitizing rinse at proper temperature and concentration. Maintain accurate dishwasher temperature and pressure gauges.
Provide test kit(s) for type of sanitizing solution used.
 
EQUIP CONDITION - MINOR
Definition:
All equipment shall be designed and constructed with safe materials that will impart neither color nor taste, nor contribute to contamination of food. Equipment shall be constructed and maintained to be smooth, non-absorbent, and easily cleanable. All equipment shall meet or be equivalent to applicable sanitation standards.

Examples

1. Missing control knob on stove.
2. Small crack along edge of wooden food preparation table.
3. Mixed mesh and baffle filters in an exhaust hood.
 
Corrective Action:
Equipment must be kept clean, operable, and in good repair. All new or replacement equipment shall meet or be equivalent to approved sanitation standards.
 
WALLS/CEILINGS - MINOR
Definition:
Walls and ceilings where food is prepared shall be durable, smooth, nonabsorbent, and light-colored.

Examples

1. Marlite type wall paneling installed behind sinks instead of approved durable material.
2. Minor wall repairs required.
3. Walls in food preparation areas are painted a dark color.
 
Corrective Action:
Floors, walls, ceilings must be constructed of approved materials and kept in good repair. Floors, walls, ceilings must be kept clean.
 
HANDSINKS - MINOR
Definition:
Handwashing facilities shall be provided within or adjacent to toilet rooms.

Examples

1. Low water pressure making it difficult for employees to wash their hands.
2. Sink not securely attached to wall.
 
Corrective Action:
Maintain handsinks that are accessible, properly functioning, and in good repair. Provide hot/cold running water under pressure.
 
HANDWASHING - TESTING NEEDS IMPROVEMENT
 
 
WASH/SANITIZE - TESTING NEEDS IMPROVEMENT
 
12/02/2008 CONSULTATION/MEETING
11/20/2008 CONSULTATION/MEETING
11/13/2008 CONSULTATION/MEETING
11/07/2008 CONSULTATION/MEETING
11/06/2008 CONSULTATION/MEETING
11/04/2008 CONSULTATION/MEETING
11/03/2008 CONSULTATION/MEETING
10/31/2008 LIMITED INSPECTION
09/16/2008 FOLLOW-UP INSPECTION
09/02/2008 FOLLOW-UP INSPECTION
08/29/2008 COMPLAINT-INITIAL
08/29/2008 ENFORCEMENT ACTION - [V C & D]
07/23/2008 FOLLOW-UP INSPECTION

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