Original Pancake House

Boca Raton’s Original Pancake House Cited By Health Inspector

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Four “High Priority” Violations During Early April Inspection.

The Original Pancake House in Boca Raton was cited by the Florida Dept. of Business and Professional Regulation.

BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2022 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — It was not ordered to close, but an inspector with the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation was so concerned about what was allegedly found at the Original Pancake House at 8903 Glades Road that an almost immediate follow-up inspection was ordered.

The April 4th inspection yielded the following violations. Per BocaNewsNow.com policy, we publish these violations as written and filed with the State of Florida– without editing.

High Priority – Time/temperature control for safety food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Observed delivery of individual creamers 47°F (labeled refrigeration required) stored in a non working cooler. Manager states they were received this morning 2 hours ago. Manager relocated to the walk-in cooler. Ham (47°F – Cold Holding),turkey 47°F, cheese 47°F, In prep cooler manager stated for less than 3 hours. Ambient temperature in cooler 47°F Manager placed all items on ice. Service technician worked on cooler during inspection. **Corrective Action Taken** **Warning**

High Priority – Time/temperature control for safety food reheated for hot holding not reaching 165 degrees Fahrenheit for 15 seconds within 2 hours. Observed reheated Spanish sauce hot hold on stove at 133°F, for less than 2 hours. Cook reheated sauce to 193°F for hot holding.**Corrected On-Site** **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**

High Priority – Time/temperature control for safety food, other than whole meat roast, hot held at less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit. Clarified butter 125°F for 1.5 hours stated Manager. Cook reheated clarified butter 165°F. **Corrected On-Site** **Repeat Violation** **Warning**

High Priority – 3 Shell eggs in use or stored with cracks or broken shells. Located in the walk-in cooler. See stop sale. **Warning**

Basic – Wiping cloth sanitizing solution stored on the floor at cook line. Operator double bucketed. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**

Basic – Wiping cloth quaternary ammonium compound sanitizing solution not at proper minimum strength 0 ppm on cook line. Operator set up fresh solution at 200 ppm. Corrected On-Site** **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**

Basic – Raw oranges for juicing not washed prior to placing in juicer. Operator washed all Oranges. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**

A follow-up inspection later the day on April 4th yielded no violations. The original pancake house was never ordered to close as a result of the initial inspection.




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