Besito Mexican in Ardmore blows Health Department inspection; Fly-like insects observed near office, bar dish machine not sanitizing, 17 violations

Besito Mexican in Ardmore blows Health Department inspection; Fly-like insects observed near office, bar dish machine not sanitizing, 17 violations

Ardmore, PA

Besito Mexican

105 COULTER AVE
ARDMORE, PA 19003

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Health (MCOPH) conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 2/10/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations Besito Mexican was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 17 violations were found and include one or more violations determined to be food borne illness risk factors.

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

  • Employee beverage stored near food related items

  • Interior top portion of ice machine unclean

  • Food items stored in small steam table below 135 degrees

  • Spray bottle at bar area lacking common name

  • Facility thawing frozen fish in reduced oxygen packaging environment.

  • Fly-like insects observed near office. Facility has 10 business days to provide proof of next professional pest control treatment to MCOPH

  • Food item stored in open original aluminum can

  • Food stored on floor walk-in refrigerator (delivery)

  • Food item being prepped in 3 bay ware wash sink (explained proper sink usage)

  • Food handler lacking hair/beard restraint

  • Knife stored between equipment

  • Tongs stored on oven handles

  • Bar dish machine not sanitizing. Facility may not use until working properly. Send repair report to inspector

  • Lacking irreversible registering temperature indicator for high temperature sanitizing dish machine.

  • Restroom door lacking self-closing mechanism employee restroom

  • Floors under cook line equipment unclean

  • Filters above cook line equipment unclean