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Week 3 2022 - Restaurant Round-Up: A Look at Local Food Inspections



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


Here are this week's inspections: 1/17/2022 - 1/21/2022


Wendy's - Conshohocken (Plymouth) - 1/21/2022 - full report here

  • 36 - thermometers provided & accurate Comments: Facility lacking visible accurate thermometers in cold holding units.

MaGerk's Pub and Grill - Fort Washington - 1/20/2022 - full report here

  • No findings

Dunkin - Conshohocken - 1/19/2022 - full report here

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

  • 22 - proper cold holding temperatures Comments: TCS food items held at prep unit observed with internal temperature greater than 41 degrees F. Facility voluntarily discarded all TCS food items.

  • 33 - proper cooling methods used; adequate equipment for temperature control Comments: Prep unit at front area unable to maintain proper cold holding temperature. Facility may not use equipment for holding TCS foods until repaired and given written permission from MCOPH. Send completion work order stating internal temperature to MCOPH.

  • 40 - personal cleanliness Comments: Food handler lacking beard restraint.

Southern Cross Kitchen - Conshohocken - 1/19/2022 - full report here

  • 15 - food separated & protected Comments: Raw beef and shrimp stored behind RTE food item at top section of prep unit.

  • 16 - food-contact surfaces; cleaned & sanitized Comments: Soda gun nozzles at down stairs bar unclean.

  • 22 - proper cold holding temperatures Comments: TCS food items stored in prep unit at end off cook line and 2 door reach in unit at stove range area observed with internal temperature greater than 41 degrees F. Facility voluntarily discarded TCS food items.

  • 33 - proper cooling methods used; adequate equipment for temperature control Comments: Prep unit at end of cook line and 2 door reach in at stove range unable to hold TCS food items at proper internal temperature. Facility may not use equipment for holding TCS foods until repaired and given written permission from MCOPH. Send completion work order stating internal temperature to MCOPH.

  • 39 - contamination prevented during food preparation, storage and display Comments: Food containers stored on the floor in walk in refrigeration.

  • 49 - non-food contact surfaces clean Comments: Shelf under flattop griddle unclean.

  • 51 - plumbing installed; proper backflow devices Comments: Leak at bar hand wash sink.

  • 55 - physical facilities installed, maintained, and clean Comments: Walk in refrigerator floor damaged.

SNAP Pizza - Conshohocken - 1/19/2022 - 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.

  • 16 - food-contact surfaces; cleaned & sanitized Comments: Can opener piercing point unclean.

  • 45 - single-use & single-service articles; properly stored & used Comments: Single service containers stored on floor at pizza oven area.

  • 45 - single-use & single-service articles; properly stored & used Comments: Single service items stored under hand wash sink at front area.

  • 51 - plumbing installed; proper backflow devices Comments: Improper air gap at food prep sink.

Old School Burgers - Ambler - 1/19/2022 - full report here

  • 2 - certified food protection manager Comments: 3x r: 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 10 days. EHS left copy of reciprocity application and fee schedule. Failure to comply may lead to legal actions.

  • 19 - proper reheating procedures for hot holding Comments: Food not properly reheated to 165F for hot holding purposes. All foods rapidly reheated to 165° f and placed back into hot holding. Unit turned up.

  • 28 - toxic substances properly identified, stored, & used Comments: Facilty observed with insect pesticide on site in sub basement storage area. Only a licensed pest control operator is permitted to use pesticides in a food establishment in Montgomery County. Item discarded.

  • 28 - toxic substances properly identified, stored, & used Comments: Chemical cleaner in spray bottle stored in food prep surface while active food or prep taking place.

  • 38 - insect, rodents & animals not present Comments: Rodent like droppings observed in sub basement storage area. Facility must immediately clean and sanitize area. Facility must be treated by professional pest control service for the above mentioned pest. Report must be provided to MCOPH with in ten business days. Fax or email the service report to the contacts provided by the EHS.

  • 51 - plumbing installed; proper backflow devices Comments: Facility lacking an indirect waste line for a food preparation sink. Facility must install indirect waste lines on middle rinse basin of existing ware wash sink or install a separate one basin sink with an indirect waste line. Facility must comply by 2/19/22. Failure to comply my lead to legal actions.

  • 54 - garbage & refuse properly disposed; facilities maintained Comments: Facilty storing 8 trash/ recycle totes and 2 grease barrels on porous dirt surfaces. Facility must relocate totes and grease barrels to a non porous surface or install a non porous surface in existing area. By 3/21/22. Failure to comply may lead to legal actions.

Tung's Garden - Plymouth Meeting - 1/18/2022 - full report here

  • 15 - food separated & protected Comments: 2xR- Raw chicken stored over prepared food item in walk in refrigerator.

  • 15 - food separated & protected Comments: Uncooked broccoli stored in chicken cardboard box at cook line. Facility cooked broccoli at time of inspection.

  • 24 - time as a public health control; procedures & record Comments: TCS food items stored at deep fryer area lacking time marking.

  • 38 - insect, rodents & animals not present Comments: Air space at bottom of back exit door.

  • 47 - food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used Comments: Raw wood in walk in refrigerator and on reach down freezer lid.

  • 47 - food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used Comments: Damaged laminate on prep table next to prep sink.

  • 47 - food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used Comments: Ice build up in reach down/in freezer units.

  • 49 - non-food contact surfaces clean Comments: Water pooling in prep unit.

  • 51 - plumbing installed; proper backflow devices Comments: Leak at faucet in women's restroom.

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

Domino's Pizza - Conshohocken - 1/18/2022 - full report here

  • 49 - non-food contact surfaces clean Comments: Dust build up on ceiling vent covers and ceiling tiles in 3 bay ware wash area, pizza unloading area and restroom.

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

  • 54 - garbage & refuse properly disposed; facilities maintained Comments: Dumpster or waste receptacles stored on porous surface

IHOP (Blue Bell Pancake House) - Blue Bell - 1/18/2022 - full report here

  • 1 - person in charge present, demonstrates knowledge, and performs duties Comments: MCOPH Food Establishment License not posted conspicuously for the public. Apply for duplicate license if necessary.

  • 39 - contamination prevented during food preparation, storage and display Comments: ice forming on numerous cases of product in the walk in freezer

  • 47 - food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used Comments: broken interior section of the ice machine lid-3x repeat

  • 47 - food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used Comments: ice forming on the shelves of the walk in freezer

  • 55 - physical facilities installed, maintained, and clean Comments: water damaged ceiling in the men's public restroom

  • 55 - physical facilities installed, maintained, and clean Comments: several missing ceiling tiles in the hallway by the ice machine

  • 55 - physical facilities installed, maintained, and clean Comments: dust accumulating on the ceiling tiles along the front counter and in the ware wash room

  • 56 - adequate ventilation and lighting; designated areas used Comments: dust accumulating on the ceiling heat vents through the facility


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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