Applebee’s in Tarentum inspection; Fruit flies observed at the bar

Applebee’s in Tarentum inspection; Fruit flies observed at the bar

Tarentum, PA

Applebee’s Grill and Bar

1050 Village Center Drive
Tarentum, PA 15084

The Allegheny County Health Department’s Food Safety Program conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 8/3/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the Applebee’s Grill and Bar 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:

  • Strawberries and peaches in insert bins at the bar are 44F. Ice is melting for cooling the bins.
  • A knife hanging from the magnetic strip above the food preparation sinks is soiled with food debris.
  • There is water at the bottom of the under counter refrigerator across from the fryers.
  • Fruit flies observed at the bar.
  • Tongs at the bar are hung from the side of the drink mix rack.