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“Mouse like droppings on the floor under waitstaff area,” 19 violations at The Persian Grill in Lafayette Hill says Montco Health Department

“Mouse like droppings on the floor under waitstaff area,” 19 violations at The Persian Grill in Lafayette Hill says Montco Health Department

Lafayette Hill, PA

The Persian Grill

637 GERMANTOWN PIKE
LAFAYETTE HILL, PA 19444

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Health (MCOPH) conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on January 22, 2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the The Persian Grill was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 19 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 consuming a meal in back prep area.

  • Raw chicken stored over raw lamb in 2 door reach in unit.

  • Lacking sanitizer in wiping cloth buckets. Reviewed procedure at time of inspection.

  • Lacking date marking on prepared food items stored in refrigeration.

  • Asterisk lacking next to consumer advisory and corresponding food items on menus.

  • Defrosting food item at prep table. Facility placed under refrigeration.

  • Bulk dry goods stored in secondary container lacking label.

  • Mouse like droppings on the floor under waitstaff area. Clean and sanitize area. Facility has 10 business days to provide proof of next professional pest control treatment to MCOPH

  • Grocery style bags used for food storage in reach down freezers.

  • Food containers stored on the floor in back dry storage area and front grill areas.

  • Lacking splash guard or proper spacing between 2 bay food prep sink and spray table of dish machine.

  • Food item stored in open original can in 1 door reach in freezer.

  • Rust build-up on shelves in condiment prep unit in front kitchen.

  • Piece of raw wood behind 2 bay sink.

  • Paint chipping at shelves with can goods in back prep area.

  • 2 times repeat violation- Lacking Quaternary test paper.

  • Pre-washing dishes at 2 bay food prep sink.

  • 2 times repeat violation- Ice build up in reach down freezers.

  • Outside trash dumpsters stored on dirt surface