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Restaurant Round-Up: A Look at Local Food Inspections, Week 2 2022



Each week we highlight those restaurants in the area that have undergone their routine health inspections.


Here are this week's inspections: 1/10/2022 - 1/14/2022


Primo Brick Oven Pizza - Norristown - 1/14/2022 - full report here

  • 1 - person in charge present, demonstrates knowledge, and performs duties Comments: Facility lacking sign stating that The most recent health inspection report is available on request. Sign must be posted conspicuously for the public. EHS supplied one.

  • 15 - food separated & protected Comments: Food uncovered throughout refrigeration units

  • 15 - food separated & protected Comments: Raw food stored over ready to eat food items in 2 door stainless steel cooler

  • 16 - food-contact surfaces; cleaned & sanitized Comments: Splash guard of ice machine unclean. Clean and sanitize according to owner's manual.

  • 23 - proper date marking & disposition Comments: date marking lacking on food containers in refrigeration. All foods that are TCS, RTE, and held longer than 24hrs must be marked with a discard date not to exceed 7days or the manufacturers sell by date, which ever is shorter. Commercially processed foods must also include an open date. EHS left copy of date marking guidance document at the time of inspection.

  • 28 - toxic substances properly identified, stored, & used Comments: Chemical spray bottle lacking label below soda machine

  • 45 - single-use & single-service articles; properly stored & used Comments: single use pizza boxes stored on floor in back area

  • 47 - food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used Comments: condenser cover lacking on pizza prep cooler

  • 49 - non-food contact surfaces clean Comments: exterior of secondary food grade bins unclean

  • 55 - physical facilities installed, maintained, and clean Comments: dust build up on ceiling vents to left of pizza oven

  • 55 - physical facilities installed, maintained, and clean Comments: grease build up on floor underneath fyers at cooks line

  • 55 - physical facilities installed, maintained, and clean Comments: Mop not stored hanging or inverted to dry.

  • 55 - physical facilities installed, maintained, and clean Comments: several cracked/damaged floor tiles by pizza oven prep area

  • 56 - adequate ventilation and lighting; designated areas used Comments: dust build up on ceiling vent behind front counter

Dunkin Donuts - Norristown (East Norriton) - 1/13/2022 - full report here

  • 16 - food-contact surfaces; cleaned & sanitized Comments: Splash guard of ice machine unclean. Clean and sanitize according to owner's manual.

  • 39 - contamination prevented during food preparation, storage and display Comments: Employee personal items stored on racks containing food items and food containers.

  • 40 - personal cleanliness Comments: Food handler lacking hair restraint

  • 47 - food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used Comments: Interior of cold holding unit is unclean.

  • 53 - toilet facilities; properly constructed, supplied, & cleaned Comments: 4XR: Mens' restroom door lacking self closing mechanism. Failure to correct and maintain violation may result in legal action, including closure.

  • 55 - physical facilities installed, maintained, and clean Comments: Stained ceiling tiles observed in hallway outside restrooms.

  • 55 - physical facilities installed, maintained, and clean Comments: Floor-to-ceiling crack observed in corner wall to right of hand sink in mens' restroom.Failure to correct and maintain violation may result in legal action, including closure.

Chick-Fil-A - East Norriton - 1/12/2022 - full report here

  • 43 - in-use utensils; properly stored Comments: Bowl/cup used as scoop stored to obtain food items on-top of bain marie.

  • 47 - food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used Comments: Plastic shipping wrap peeling from equipment in kitchen.

  • 51 - plumbing installed; proper backflow devices Comments: walk-in freezer unit dripping water from cooler unit attached to ceiling. Repair Immediately.

  • 55 - physical facilities installed, maintained, and clean Comments: Heavy ice build-up on floor inside walk in freezer

Vino's Pizza - Lafayette Hill - 1/11/2022 - full report here

  • 15 - food separated & protected Comments: Raw chicken stored over RTE food items in 2 door reach in unit.

  • 16 - food-contact surfaces; cleaned & sanitized Comments: Food slicer splash guard unclean.

  • 16 - food-contact surfaces; cleaned & sanitized Comments: Cutting board at prep unit with discoloration and grooves.

  • 36 - thermometers provided & accurate Comments: Lacking visible accurate thermometer in 1 door reach in and reach down freezers.

  • 49 - non-food contact surfaces clean Comments: Ice build up in pizza prep unit. Facility has part on order for repair.

  • 49 - non-food contact surfaces clean Comments: Containers stored in cardboard boxes at back prep area.

  • 53 - toilet facilities; properly constructed, supplied, & cleaned Comments: Restroom door open.

  • 54 - garbage & refuse properly disposed; facilities maintained Comments: Outside trash dumpster lids open.

Philly Pretzel Factory - Blue Bell - 1/11/2022 - full report here

  • 10 - adequate handwashing facilities supplied & accessible Comments: Lacking single service towels for hand sink.

  • 16 - food-contact surfaces; cleaned & sanitized Comments: proofing boards with deep grooves/discoloration

  • 49 - non-food contact surfaces clean Comments: fan guards in walk-in refrig unclean

  • 49 - non-food contact surfaces clean Comments: door gasket on walk-in refrig unclean

  • 55 - physical facilities installed, maintained, and clean Comments: floors throughout unclean

Dave and Buster's - Plymouth Meeting - 1/11/2022 - full report here

  • 16 - food-contact surfaces; cleaned & sanitized Comments: Bulk ice machine chutes unclean.

  • 39 - contamination prevented during food preparation, storage and display Comments: Personal items stored on dry storage rack.

  • 49 - non-food contact surfaces clean Comments: Ice build up at main bar ice cream reach down unit.

  • 51 - plumbing installed; proper backflow devices Comments: Hand wash sink pulling off wall in dish machine area.

Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza - Blue Bell - 1/11/2022 - full report here

  • 2 - certified food protection manager Comments: Facility lacking a Certified Food Sanitation Manager (CFSM) issued by Montgomery County Office of Public Health (MCOPH) or previous certificate has expired. Facility must submit application and payment OR proof of registration in an approved course with in 30 days. MCOPH CFSM reciprocity application can be downloaded @ www.health.montcopa.org

  • 10 - adequate handwashing facilities supplied & accessible Comments: Lacking single service towels for hand sink.

  • 16 - food-contact surfaces; cleaned & sanitized Comments: Soda guns and holster at bar unclean

  • 16 - food-contact surfaces; cleaned & sanitized Comments: Splash guard of ice machine unclean. Clean and sanitize according to owner's manual.

  • 49 - non-food contact surfaces clean Comments: Upper backsplash of fountain soda machine unclean.

Bay Crab House - Norristown - 1/10/2022 - full report here

  • 28 - toxic substances properly identified, stored, & used Comments: bottle of tilex sitting next to a container of dry goods

  • 38 - insect, rodents & animals not present Comments: Light and air space at bottom/side of the rear exit door.

  • 39 - contamination prevented during food preparation, storage and display Comments: several boxes of food stored on the floor of the walk in freezer

  • 39 - contamination prevented during food preparation, storage and display Comments: tray of prepared foods uncovered in the kitchens reach in refrigerator

  • 49 - non-food contact surfaces clean Comments: card board on the floor in front of the cooks line equipment

  • 53 - toilet facilities; properly constructed, supplied, & cleaned Comments: Covered waste receptacle lacking in unisex and/or women's restroom.

  • 55 - physical facilities installed, maintained, and clean Comments: open drain trench in the floor across from the walk in cooler

Please note, none of the comments in this report are those of PlymouthPulse.com but are those of the Montgomery County Health Department Staff and are made available as a matter of public record. This is not an exhaustive list of all food establishments inspected in Mongomery County in the time frame highlighted. For a full list of inspected establishments, please visit the Montgomery County Health Department website here.


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