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Facility: China Garden Restaurant
Address: 829 W Pacheco Blvd, Los Banos, CA

The most recent inspection of this food facility resulted in a rating of
Satisfactory (Total Points: 8.00)
0-6  Points: Good
7-13 Points: Satisfactory
14+  Points: Unsatisfactory
Rating on date 1-02-2019: Satisfactory (Total Points: 8.00)
DateViolationPointsCorrectionInspector CommentsFacility Area
1-02-2019 The walls / ceilings shall have durable, smooth, nonabsorbent, light-colored, and washable surfaces. All floor surfaces, other than the customer service areas, shall be approved, smooth, durable and made of nonabsorbent material that is easily cleanable. Approved base coving shall be provided in all areas, except customer service areas and where food is stored in original unopened containers. Food facilities shall be fully enclosed. All food facilities shall be kept clean and in good repair. (114065, 114067, 114069, 114175, 114143, 114257, 114259.2, 114266, 114268, 114268.1, 114271, 114272) 4.00 All food facilities shall be kept clean, fully operative, and in good repair. Floor surfaces in all areas in which food is prepared, packaged or stored, where any utensil is washed, where refuse or garbage is stored, where janitorial facilities are located, and in all restrooms and hand washing areas shall be smooth and of durable construction and made from non absorbent material that is easily cleanable.

Each permanent food facility shall be fully enclosed in a building consisting of permanent floors, walls, and an overhead structure that meets minimum standards. Food facilities that are not fully enclosed on all sides and that are in operation on January 1, 1985, shall not be required to meet the requirements of this section until the facility is remodeled or has a significant menu change or a change in its method of operation. Full enclosure is not required for dining areas and certain other areas when approved for outdoor food services.
1) BACK KITCHEN: Flooring is heavily cracked/deteriorated and stained. Flooring is no longer smooth, easily cleanable, and nonabsorbent. Replace. Deadline is as per discussion during inspection. Submit flooring samples to this office for approval before installation. Failure to do so may result in removal after installation if new flooring is not approved. New flooring should be smooth, durable, nonabsorbent, and easily cleanable. Coved base is required all areas except customer areas and food stored in original unopened containers. Current VCT flooring and rubber coved base are no longer approved for new installation.

2) EXHAUST HOOD AREA: Food residue accumulation on the wall below the cooking equipment. Deep cleaning required.

1-02-2019 All utensils and equipment shall be fully operative, clean, and in good repair. (114115, 114175). All utensils and equipment shall be approved, installed properly, and meet applicable standards. (114130, 114130.1, 114130.2, 114130.3, 114130.4, 114130.5, 114130.6, 114132, 114133, 114137, 114139, 114143, 114153, 114155, 114163, 114165, 114167, 114169, 114172, 114175, 114177, 114180, 114182) 4.00 Equipment food-contact surfaces and utensils shall be clean to sight and touch. The food-contact surfaces of cooking equipment and pans shall be kept free of encrusted grease deposits and other debris accumulations.

Keep all food facilities, and all utensils, display cases, windows, counters, shelves, tables, refrigeration units, sinks, dishwashing machines, and other equipment or utensils used in the storage, preparation, sale, service, and display of food, clean, fully operative, and in good repair.

The non-food-contact surfaces of equipment shall be kept free of an accumulation of dust, dirt, food residue, and other debris. Equipment shall be reassembled so that food-contact surfaces are not contaminated.
1) WHITE CHEST FREEZER IN THE BACK KITCHEN: Rusty interior spots. Clean and re-paint or replace with a commercial unit.

2) 3-DOOR TALL REFRIGERATOR IN THE BACK KITCHEN: Dust accumulation on the fan guards inside the unit. Clean.

3) 3-DOOR TRUE REFRIGERATOR NEAR THE SMOKER OVEN: Replace the (2) cracked/deteriorated gaskets/seals around the middle and right doors. Operator stated parts have already been ordered and is due to arrive anytime now.

4) HANDWASHING STATION ACROSS THE EXHAUST HOOD: Operator installed a new soap dispenser but did not provide soap in the dispenser. Operator stated soap is to arrived soon. There was a temporary bottle of green soap available for washing hands.

5) 3-DOOR PREP REFRIGERATOR ACROSS THE EXHAUST HOOD: Cracked gaskets. Operator stated parts were available and will be installed soon.