Golden Bowl in Armdore fouls 9th inspection since February 2018; 11 violations, proper date marking lacking on prepared food items in secondary food containers or packaging in cold units throughout

Golden Bowl in Armdore fouls 9th inspection since February 2018; 11 violations, proper date marking lacking on prepared food items in secondary food containers or packaging in cold units throughout

Ardmore, PA

Golden Bowl

33-35 RITTENHOUSE PL
ARDMORE, PA 19003

The Montgomery County Health Department conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 2/3/21. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations Golden Bowl was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 11 violations were found.

The Golden Bowl has been found, “Out of Compliance” at nine inspections since February 2018:

  • Feb 13, 2018- 27 violations during a routine inspection including 5 foodborne illness risk factor violations.
  • Feb 27, 2018-  6 violations during a re-inspection including 5 foodborne illness risk factor violations.
  • Jul 25, 2018- Complaint inspection results in 25 violations including 9 foodborne illness risk factor violations.
  • Aug 13, 2018- Re-inspection finds 7 violations including 5 foodborne illness risk factor violations
  • Apr 30, 2019- 13 violations during a routine inspection including 6 foodborne illness risk factor violations
  • Sep 9, 2019- Routine inspection finds 21 violations including 11 foodborne illness risk factor violations.
  • Oct 16, 2019- Re-inspection finds 5 violations including 4 foodborne illness risk factor violations.
  • Jan 17, 2020- Complaint inspection finds 13 violations including 3 foodborne illness risk factor violations.

 

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

  • Single service paper towels lacking at hand sink by end of cooks line area
  • Proper date marking lacking on prepared food items in secondary food containers or packaging in cold units throughout (R)
  • Boxes of food stored on floor behind front counter area and in walk in freezer(4xR)
  • Hoisin sauce stored in open original aluminum can inside reach in cooler in basement
  • Ice scoop handle at waitress area ice bin stored in public serving ice
  • Aluminum foil lining on cooks line next to fryer(R)
  • Absorbent cloth lining underneath cutting board
  • Facility is storing food (egg rolls) in cardboard boxes in 2-door cooler at cooks line
  • Tabletop can opener blade unclean
  • Facility is storing food items in grocery style bags in chest freezers
  • Mop head stored on floor by kitchen entrance door