12 violations Saga Steakhouse & Sushi Bar inspection in Robinson TWP finds German roaches, cutting board heavily soiled on underside with mold

12 violations Saga Steakhouse & Sushi Bar inspection in Robinson TWP finds German roaches, cutting board heavily soiled on underside with mold

Pittsburgh, PA

Saga Steakhouse & Sushi Bar

1040 Settlers Ridge Center Dr
Pittsburgh, PA 15205

The Allegheny County Health Department conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 1/25/2021 at Saga Steakhouse & Sushi Bar.  During this inspection a total of 12 violations were found.

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

  • To-Go containers of salad found in the bar reach in cooler without date marks.
  • Salads found stacked (in contact with trays) in the kitchen 2-door stand up cooler. Food should not be stacked in this way. Plastic wrap salads before storage.
  • Knives found stored between prep table and prep cooler. The Area was visibly soiled with debris.
  • Kitchen cutting board found heavily soiled on the underside with mold. Boards must be removed for cleaning and sanitization regularly.
  • The Area around gaskets on the kitchen 3 door prep cooler is soiled with debris.
  • Multiple door handles on kitchen equipment are sticky.
  • Storage racks in the walk in cooler are collecting debris.
  • The Dish machine is soiled with debris.
  • Wet wiping cloths found stored on food prep tables throughout the cook line.
  • Hot water is shut off at the 2 bowl prep sink.
  • Hand sink near the ice machine was blocked with miscellaneous items.
  • – 2 German roaches found on door threshold near dish machine.
    – German roaches found in sticky trap near electrical box.
    – 1 dead roach found at the sushi bar
    – 1 dead roach found near 2 bowl sink.
  • Employee drinks found in contact with ice behind the bar. Ice is for drinks
  • Gaskets are torn on the kitchen 2-door stand up cooler.
  • Tape used to repair door handles on the kitchen 2-door stand up cooler.
  • Trash / debris present at the back door of the facility.
  • Water found pooling next to ice machine.
  • The Wall behind the dish machine is soiled with debris