17 violations, Rose Petals Cafe and Lounge in Elkins Park fouls 3rd inspection this year by Montco Health Department

17 violations, Rose Petals Cafe and Lounge in Elkins Park fouls 3rd inspection this year by Montco Health Department

Elkins Park, PA

Rose Petals Cafe & Lounge in Elkins Park

150 YORKTOWN PLAZA
ELKINS PARK, PA 19027

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Health (MCOPH) conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on November 20, 2019. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the Rose Petals Cafe & Lounge in Elkins Park was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 17 violations were found.

Rose Petals Cafe & Lounge also failed inspections on July 11 with 8 violations and June 18 with 27 violations of this year.

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

  • Employee beverage not in tightly sealed container or cup with lid and straw AND placed on food contact surface.
  • Black mold like accumulation on wall behind ware washing machine.
  • Lacking paper towels at rear hand sink.
  • Chemical spray bottle not labeled in mop closet.
  • Facility lacking readily visible and accurate thermometers in 1dr work top refrigerator (pushed to back), 1 doorr wait staff refrigerator (lacking).
  • White powdery substance not labeled, on storage container in rear hall storage, and working container at cooks line.
  • Open bag of sugar not transferred to secondary food grade container.
  • Cases of eggs stored on floor in rear prep area.
  • Employees lacking hair restraint.
  • Knives stored in crevice between wall and right food prep refrigerator.
  • Door gasket torn on walk-in refrigerator.
  • Door gasket not installed fully / hanging loose on left food prep refrigerator middle door.
  • Rear hand sink pulled from wall with gap / not sealed, front hand sink not sealed to wall. Secure to wall and caulk.
  • Green cutting board in storage in rear prep area with melt damage, not smooth non-porous and easily cleaned.
  • Facility lacking test strip to check sanitizer concentration for ware washing machine (Chlorine) and ware washing sink (Quaternary type).
  • Floor in walk-in with spill & water scale accumulation in rear left corner.
  • Refrigeration door handle with accumulation on walk-in freezer and walk-in refrigerator.