Inspection fumble- Hoffstots Cafe Monaco in Oakmont; Inadequate hot water (75F) at handsinks; “Oddly, hot water easily available immediately after flushing a toilet”

Inspection fumble- Hoffstots Cafe Monaco in Oakmont; Inadequate hot water (75F) at handsinks; “Oddly, hot water easily available immediately after flushing a toilet”

Oakmont, PA

Hoffstots Cafe Monaco

The Allegheny County Health Department’s Food Safety Program conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 6/4/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations Hoffstots Cafe Monaco was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 4 violations were found.

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

  • Inadequate hot water (75F) at sensored handsinks in new men’s and ladies rooms off of bar. Hot water adequate at manual sink in All-gender bathroom in same area. Oddly, hot water easily available immediately after flushing a toilet. Investigate. Hot water must be provided upon immediate operation.
  • No splash guard to the left of bar hand sink. A glass washer is to be installed in the near future.
  • Gaps exist behind bar sinks (2 dump, blender and 3-bowl sink) and behind and surrounding sink vanities in ladies and men’s room sinks
  • Employees not wearing masks