Chickie’s & Pete’s Audubon bumbles 7th straight inspection; Chickies & Petes; Soap lacking at hand sink, clean equipment stored under insect device

Chickie’s & Pete’s Audubon bumbles 7th straight inspection; Chickies & Petes; Soap lacking at hand sink, clean equipment stored under insect device

Audubon, PA

Chickie’s & Pete’s

675 Shannondell BLVD
Audubon, PA 19403

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Health (MCOPH) conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 7/2/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations Chickie’s & Pete’s was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 8 violations were found and include one or more violations determined to be food borne illness risk factors.

Chickie’s & Pete’s last passed an inspection on February 16, 2017 according to reporting by The Philadelphia Inquirer:

  • Feb 16, 2017 passed with zero violations a follow-up inspection.
  • May 18, 2017- 12 violations following a complaint with 6 food borne illness risk factor violations cited.
  • Nov 2, 2017- 7 violations with 4 food borne illness risk factor violations cited.
  • Mar 20, 2018- 8 violations with 3 food borne illness risk factor violations cited.
  • Sep 17, 2018- 8 violations with 3 food borne illness risk factor violations cited.
  • May 1, 2019- 11 violations with 1 food borne illness risk factor violation cited.
  • Oct 17, 2019- 9 violations with 3 food borne illness risk factor violations cited.

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

  • Employee drink stored near food items
  • Soap and paper towels lacking at hand wash sink
  • One item in walk -in refrigerator expired (voluntarily discarded)
  • Asterisk lacking next to consumer advisory and corresponding food items on menus.(facility recently ordered new menus)
  • Clean equipment stored under insect device
  • Dish machine not sanitizing at start of inspection. Facility fixed by end of inspection
  • Dust build-up on ceiling vent near ice machine(on schedule to clean)
  • No hot running water at one hand wash sink(on order to be repaired) send any repair reports to inspector