Two of 16 restaurants inspected by the Pinal County Health Department between April 16 and May 15 were cited for cold-holding infractions.
The inspector observed at Aliberto’s Mexican Food a walk-in refrigerator holding food between 43 and 46 degrees F. Safety requires food in refrigerators to be held at 41 degrees F or lower. Repairs were made to the refrigerator during inspection.
Cilantro’s Mexican Cocina also had a faulty refrigerator. The inspector recorded an ambient temperature of 54 degrees F. Some items were moved temporarily to an ice bath while the restaurant awaited a replacement refrigerator.
EXCELLENT [No violations found]
Brooklyn Boy’s Italian Restaurant & Pizza
The Duke at Rancho El Dorado
Fry’s Marketplace – Deli
Fry’s Marketplace – Sushi
Raceway Bar & Grill
True Grit Tavern
Walmart – Deli
SATISFACTORY [Violations corrected during inspection]
Cilantro’s Mexican Cocina
NEEDS IMPROVEMENT [Critical items noted during inspection cannot be corrected immediately requiring follow-up inspection]
UNACCEPTABLE [Gross, unsanitary conditions necessitating the discontinuation of service]
This item appears in the June issue of InMaricopa.