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Burger Garage in Hesston fouls inspection; 7 violations, roaches were found under a potato box at the back door. Another roach was inside the lid but appeared dead

Burger Garage in Hesston fouls inspection; 7 violations, roaches were found under a potato box at the back door. Another roach was inside the lid but appeared dead

By: Robert Dewey | robert.dewey@kansasrestaurantinspections.com

Hesston, KS

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101 OLD US HWY 81
HESSTON, KS 67062
316-283-3000

Kansas Department of Agriculture’s (KDA) food safety and lodging program conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 8/11/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the Buger Garage was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Kansas food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 7 violations were found.

The inspector made the following comments in support of the violations found during the inspection:

  • Whipped topping located in the RIC next to the 3 compartment sink was not date marked and the PIC was unsure when it was opened and discarded. COS
  • Refrigerated prep table had an ambient temperature on top of 60.3F and the bottom temped 62.6F. The hot dogs located in the lower RIC portion temped 52.0F. PIC advised that TPHC is used for the prep section but not the products in the RIC. PIC removed the hot dogs and other PHF and placed them in upright RIC as they had been transferred from the upright RIC less than 2 hours prior. PIC to have refrigerated prep table maintenanced. COS
  • -n the RIC closest to the 3 compartment sink, a #10 can of pizza sauce was open but not date marked. The PIC advised that the can was opened on Saturday or 4 days prior and date marked accordingly.
  • PIC advises that TPHC is used for hamburger topping in the prep table. PIC could not provide a written plan.
  • Quaternary sanitizer is used at the 3 compartment sink. PIC was unable to provide test strips. PIC was able to make a sanitizer solution and KDA127 tested at 200 parts per million. Verified.
  • Three roaches were found under a potato box at the back door. Another roach was inside the lid but appeared dead. PIC advises that they have been attempting to do their own pest control. KDA127 advised to use professional pest control if possible. Not Corrected on site.
  • Purple wiping bucket had a blue liquid that was not labeled. PIC advised that the liquid was Quaternary Sanitizer and labeled accordingly. COS In the stored as clean equipment area, a clear spray bottle had a purple liquid not labeled. PIC advised that the liquid was degreaser and labeled accordingly. COS

Abbreviations used by inspectors:

AVB- An Atmospheric Vacuum Breaker (AVB) is a backflow prevention device used in plumbing to prevent backflow of non-potable liquids into the drinking water system
BOH- Back of the House
CFSM- Certified Food Safety Manager
COS- Corrected on-site during inspection
FCS- Food contact surface
PIC- Person-in-charge
PHF- Potentially Hazardous Foods
RIC- Reach in cooler
RTE- Ready to Eat
WIC- Walk-in cooler