of Health Levies Fines for Violations
Published April 25, 2012
The state Department of Health listed the following food
service violations and fines in documents first obtained
Aubrey's Inn, 126 S. James
St., Cape Vincent,
paid a total of $250 in fines.
Respondent: Joseph Chavoustie, MIMAKAR, Inc., Cape Vincent
$50 - There was a
large stock pot with approximately 3 gallons of cheddar
broccoli soup on the stove with no heat at 145 degrees
Fahrenheit. The soup was being cooled and was covered with
- There was a one-quart container of beef gravy and a
one-quarter container of turkey gravy inside of a hotel
pan in the steam table at a temperature of 98 degrees
Fahrenheit. The gravy had been in the steam table for
approximately one and a half hours.
- The inside of the Victory reach-in cooler was dirty with
food spills and rusted shelves.
- The lid and seals of a chest freezer in the back storage
area were in poor repair. The freezer top and seals were
falling off and duct tape was being used to hold the seal
and lids on.
Great Wall Chinese
Restaurant, 300 Arsenal St., Watertown
paid a total of $500 in fines.
Respondent: Rui Ming Ni, 300 Arsenal St., Watertown
$200 - There was a
large grey bus pan of fried chicken wings cooling at
ambient temperature on a roll rack in the kitchen. The
temperature of the chicken was between 135 degrees
Fahrenheit and 104 degrees Fahrenheit depending on the
location of the chicken in the pan. One medium size grey
plastic bus pan with breaded chicken pieces was on a shelf
next to the flyer: the temperature of the chicken pieces
was between 50 and 60 degree Fahrenheit. One small
stainless steel bowl of cooked chicken pieces was on top
of the steam table at 90 degrees Fahrenheit. One stainless
steel bowl of 20 to 25 wontons on top of a soup pot in the
steam table was at 120 degrees Fahrenheit. These items
were being held for service.
- The wine rack shelves in the walk-in cooler were dirty
with food spills and dried on particles. The two-door
reach-in cooler in the kitchen had dirty seals and there
were food spills inside of the unit. The chest freezer in
the kitchen was dirty with food spills and particles. The
outside of several large Rubbermaid totes (being used of
kitchen storage) were dirty with stains and discoloration.
- The floor under the cook line was dirty with food spills
and particles present.
- The hood and filters over the cook line were dirty with
a large amount of grease build-up.
- The bathroom in the facility was lacking paper towels
for proper hand sanitation.
- There was a fly strip of dead flies hanging from the
ceiling in the dry storage area of the kitchen.
- There were several 5-gallon pails of sauce left on the
floor near the two-door cooler and the three-bay sink. The
pails were without tops, therefore the sauce was exposed
Auntie Anne's, 1300
Arsenal St., Watertown,
paid a $100 fine.
Respondent: Dondi Craft, CBA Foods, Inc., 810 Maple Ridge
Rd., Brasher Falls
$100 - There was no
soap at the handwashing sink located adjacent to the
employee restroom and the sink was not accessible for use
in that there was a ladder in front of the sink. The
violation was repeated on previous inspections.
The Central, 6032 Main
paid a $100 in fine.
Respondent: Joyce Hoch, J.H. Central, LLC, 6707 Chases
Lake Road, Glenfield
$100 - The operator
was slicing a tomato to be used on a sandwich without the
use of gloves or other suitable utensil to eliminate bare
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