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Gilbertsville’s Doc Watsons Irish Pub fumbles inspection; No sanitizer in dishwasher, Employee handled ready to eat food with bare hands, 5 violations

Gilbertsville’s Doc Watsons Irish Pub fumbles inspection; No sanitizer in dishwasher, Employee handled ready to eat food with bare hands, 5 violations

Gilbertsville, PA

Doc Watson’s Irish Pub

1080 E Philadelphia AVE
Gilbertsville, PA 19525

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Health (MCOPH) conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 3/2/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations Doc Watson’s Irish Pub was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 5 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 handled ready to eat food with bare hands – Corrected

  • Slicer and can opener blade unclean.

  • Knife stored in space between prep unit and counter – Corrected

  • No chlorine concentration detected in dish machine. Maintain 50-200 ppm. Confirm with test strips – Corrected

  • Grease like build-up on hood and observed food debris on shelves in reach-in cooler units.