Royersford’s Dimitris Pizza fouls inspection; Dirt like debris on splash guard inside the ice machine, 13 Health Department violations

Royersford’s Dimitris Pizza fouls inspection; Dirt like debris on splash guard inside the ice machine, 13 Health Department violations

Royersford, PA

Dimitris Pizza

326 N LEWIS RD STE 170
ROYERSFORD, PA 19468

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Health (MCOPH) conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 2/11/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the Dimitris Pizza was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 13 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 manager has current ServSafe but no MCOPH CFSM. 

  • EHS observed employee put on gloves without first washing hands. Wash hands before putting gloves on to prevent contaminating the outside of the gloves.

  • Can opener blade not clean. Clean and sanitize before next use.

  • Dirt like debris on splash guard inside the ice machine. Clean/sanitize according to manufacturer’s instructions.

  • Red sauce and meatballs holding below 135F. Facility reheated to 165F and will hold at 135F or higher.

  • Several items in pizza bain marie holding above 41F. Unit is holding at 39F. Facility moved items to walk in cooler until they are holding at 41F or below.

  • Facility lacking probe thermometer. Provide.

  • In use rags not being stored in sanitizer solution in between use.

  • Scoops stored in dry goods and ice. Store scoops with handles out or in a clean/dry/sanitized area.

  • Deep grooves on cutting boards. Resurface/replace.

  • Cardboard and absorbent material lining shelves in 4 door-freezer. Remove. Ensure surface is smooth, non-porous and easily cleanable.

  • Food like debris in reach in coolers/freezers. Clean/sanitize.

  • Frost build up 2 chest freezers. Defrost, clean and sanitize.