Plaza Azteca King of Prussia fouls 7th straight inspection with 13 violations

Plaza Azteca King of Prussia fouls 7th straight inspection with 13 violations

King of Prussia, PA

Plaza Azteca King of Prussia

153 S GULPH RD
KING OF PRUSSIA, PA 19406

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Health (MCOPH) conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 7/7/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the Plaza Azteca King in Prussia was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 13 violations were found and include one or more violations determined to be food borne illness risk factors.

Plaza Azteca has not been found “in compliance” with an inspection going back before February 2017:

  • Feb 8, 2017- 10 violations with 4 food borne illness risk factor violations.
  • Aug 28, 2017- 10 violations with 3 food borne illness risk factor violations.*
  • Jan 22, 2018- 13 violations with 5 food borne illness risk factor violations.
  • Jul 13, 2018- 11 violations with 2 food borne illness risk factor violations.
  • Jan 15, 2019- 8 violations with 2 food borne illness risk factor violations.
  • Jun 21, 2019- 12 violations with 2 food borne illness risk factor violations.

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

  • Employee beverage stored on top of dish machine.
  • Raw food stored over ready to eat food items
  • Chemical sanitizing at both dish machines not recording proper sanitation levels. Facility may not use unit until repaired and given written permission from MCOPH. Send completion work order stating chlorine concentration to MCOPH.
  • Soda guns and holster at bar unclean
  • Cut fruit lacking ice or time stamp.
  • Lacking accurate visible thermometers inside several cold holding units
  • Food probe thermometer not calibrated and inaccurate.
  • Common name label lacking on squeeze bottles at cooks line.
  • Containers/boxes of food stored on floor inside walk in cooler.
  • Employee personal items hanging from dry storage shelf.
  • Ice build-up in bottom of 3 door reach in freezer.
  • Floor throughout facility kitchen and under walk in cooler unclean.
  • Light out inside hood ventilation system.

Editor’s note: This story has been edited, we forgot to add “food borne illness risk factor violations.” in the listings for previous out of compliance inspections from Aug 28, 2017 to Jun 21, 2019.