Restaurant hit with 3 food violations

Plaza Bonita [Brian Petersheim Jr.]

An inspection of Plaza Bonita on April 14 earned the restaurant a satisfactory, with three violations.

Manual and Mechanical Warewashing Equipment, Chemical Sanitization-Temperature, pH, Concentration and Hardness
Chlorine-based sanitizer in in-use dish machine at bar tested twice at 0.0 ppm. Manager adjusted unit and retested at 50-100 ppm.

Internal temperature of cooked rice held in a 10-inch pot in walk-in cooler overnight was 47-48°F. Chilled foods to be kept at ≤41°F.

Ice Used as Exterior Coolant, Prohibited as Ingredient (P)
Observed mixing bottles held in direct contact with ice shared with consumable ice at bar.

During the inspection period of April 15 to May 10, seven other restaurants received Excellent grades: Aliberto’s, Bahama Bucks, Domino’s Pizza, Firehouse Subds, Helen’s Kitchen, Jack in the Box and Papa John’s Pizza. Sunrise Diner was dinged with 22 violations.

This content was first published in the June edition of InMaricopa magazine.