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Jose Pepper’s Mexican Restaurant; cockroaches- “adult cockroach with curled up wings,” “alert baby cockroach under the dishwasher,” “dead adult cockroach under ice machine”

Jose Pepper’s Mexican Restaurant; cockroaches- “adult cockroach with curled up wings,” “alert baby cockroach under the dishwasher,” “dead adult cockroach under ice machine”

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

Shawnee, KS

Jose Pepper’s Mexican Restaurant

16605 MIDLAND DRIVE
SHAWNEE, KS 66217
913-341-5060

Kansas Department of Agriculture’s (KDA) food safety and lodging program conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 9/2/2020. As a result of that inspection Jose Pepper’s Mexican Restaurant was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Kansas food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of one violation was cited.

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

  • One adult cockroach with curled up wings and one alert baby cockroach under the dish washer. One alert adult cockroach under the ice maker behind bar. One dead adult cockroach under ice machine in kitchen. Last pest control treatment was 8/28.

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