K-Vay’s Restaurant in Irwin bombs inspection, ‘Black filth observed on the interior of the ice machine bin” ordered to stop using, 7 violations

K-Vay’s Restaurant in Irwin bombs inspection, ‘Black filth observed on the interior of the ice machine bin” ordered to stop using, 7 violations

Irwin, PA

K-Vay’s Restaurant

2271 MARS HILL RD
Irwin, PA 15642
724-446-1100

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture¬† conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on December 2, 2019. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the K-Vay’s Restaurant was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 7 violations were found.

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

  • Exposed food preparation observed in prep area under dirty ventilation ducts, and subject to potential contamination.
  • Steaks & burgers are served raw or under cooked to the customer’s request; however, a written consumer advisory (on the menu, table tent, or placard) is not provided to the consumer.
  • The Person in Charge does not have adequate knowledge of food safety in this food facility as evidenced by this non-compliant inspection.
  • A Food Employee Certification is displayed, but the individual is no longer employed by the retail food facility. REPEAT VIOLATION (9/17/18)
  • Black filth observed on the interior of the ice machine bin, around water distribution tubing and freeze plate and underneath at discharge chute. DO NOT USE. Please empty ice machine COMPLETELY!! Wash, Rinse and Sanitize all parts and allow to air dry before refilling. This machine WAS NOT cleaned during the time of this inspection and bagged ice will be utilized until approval is obtained.
  • Cooks area walls & floors underneath fryer and cooks line of the food facility is extremely dirty, dusty, and in need of cleaning.
  • Refrigerated ready to eat food prepared in the food facility and held for more than 24 hours, located in the walk in coolers, are not being date marked.