Inspection at Silvioni’s just outside Pittsburgh; mold-like substance growing walls of beer cooler, Employee observed with bare hand contact on bread for a sandwich

Inspection at Silvioni’s just outside Pittsburgh; mold-like substance growing walls of  beer cooler, Employee observed with bare hand contact on bread for a sandwich

 

Pittsburgh, PA

Silvionis Casa Di Pasta

2125 Babcock Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15209

The Allegheny County Health Department conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 1/14/2021. During this inspection a total of 6 violations were found.

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

  • Several clear containers near the end of the dry storage rack outside of the walk-in freezer contain unlabeled bulk ingredients.
  • Lack of cooling charts for the various types of pasta cooked within the restaurant. The described cooling method is satisfactory. Application for standardized cooling procedure discussed.
  • Lack of thermometer in the chef’s drawers next to the sandwich preparation unit
  • Lack of thermometer in the Beverage Air cooler at the bar containing dairy creamer
  • Employee observed with bare hand contact on bread for a sandwich. Bread was discarded upon the inspector’s request.
  • Lack of test strips for the QAC sanitizer used at the bar.
  • Mold-like substance growing on the walls of the beer walk-in cooler
  • Lids of insert pans observed in storage in a bus pan on the ground near the back of the kitchen
  • Raw chicken in a bus pan observed in storage on the ground of the walk-in freezer.

This story was edited as it originally stated the inspection was completed by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture not the Allegheny County Health Department.