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Inspectors ding Bernie’s in Hatboro with 7 violations; Required to throw away 8 portions of salmon thawing wrong, water turned off to hand sink

Inspectors ding Bernie’s in Hatboro with 7 violations; Required to throw away 8 portions of salmon thawing wrong, water turned off to hand sink

hatboro, PA

Bernie’s Restaurant

58 S YORK RD
HATBORO, PA 19040

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Health (MCOPH) conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 3/3/2020 As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations Bernie’s Restaurant was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 7 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:

  • Facility with expired MCOPH license posted. Facility is up to date according to dhd records. Facility must locate and post 2020 MCOPH food operators license. If facility cannot locate 2020 license within the next 48 hours facility must apply for a duplicate license.

  • Facility lacking a current MCOPH CFSM. Facility has 10 business days to submit reciprocity application or submit proof of registration in an approved food safety course.

  • Water turned off to hand sink in kitchen wait staff area due to leak in plumbing. Facility must have hot and cold running water supplied to this sink at all times. A 24 hour follow up inspection will occur to ensure compliance.

  • 8 portions of raw salmon marked removed from package prior to thawing were observed in under counter refrig sealed in cryo vacuumed packages completely thawed. Facility was required to discard these portions of salmon.

  • Facility observed washing and reusing single service pints and quarts that were observed on clean ware rack in basement ware wash area. Containers discarded.

  • Grease and food debris observed on floor behind grill on cooks line. Clean and sanitize.

  • Slow pipe leak observed at bar area where bar ware wash machine was located. Ware wash machine was removed from facility. Repair leaking pipe.