Hotel Conneaut fouls inspection; Ice machine, a food contact surface, was observed to have black residue, several small flying insects in bar area around soda dispensers

Hotel Conneaut fouls inspection; Ice machine, a food contact surface, was observed to have black residue, several small flying insects in bar area around soda dispensers

Conneaut Lake, PA

Hotel Conneaut

12441 Lake St
Conneaut Lake, PA 16316
814-573-7747

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 7/23/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the Hotel Conneaut was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 8 violations were found.

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

  • Various foods in the downstairs walk-in cooler area stored open with no covering. Corrected during inspection.
  • Raw whole muscle beef stored over bags of wedding soup in the downstairs walk-in cooler. Moved during inspection.
  • Refrigerated ready to eat, time/temperature control for safety food (shredded chicken, hamburgers, etc.) prepared in the food facility and held for more than 24 hours, located in the downstairs walk-in cooler, is not being date marked.
  • The seal around the door on the two-door refrigerator upstairs is loose fitting and needs replaced.
  • The ice machine, a food contact surface, was observed to have black residue and was not clean to sight and touch.
  • Food facility has an employee who held a Certified Food Manager certificate; however, the certificate has expired and is no longer valid.
  • Facility has a FEC posted that belongs to an employee that no longer works here. PIC took down the certificate.
  • Floor tiles in upstairs dish room have wood sub-floor exposed, and is not durable, smooth, non-porous, non-absorbent.
  • Several small flying insects in bar area around soda dispensers.