Montgomery County Health Department -- Division of Environmental Services
Inspection Report for Food Establishments
 Norristown Health Center
 1430 DeKalb Street, PO Box 311
 Norristown, PA 19401
 phone:  (610) 278-5117
 fax: 610-278-5167
Total Violations:    4 Date of Inspection:    9/9/2014
Risk Violations Count:    1 License Number:    A15767
Arrival Time:    10:30:00 AM Expiration date:    3/31/2017
Departure Time:    11:30:00 AM Facility Closure:    
 Food Facility Name
  Amedeo's Café
  2201 Renaissance Blvd.
  Upper Merion
  A. Louis Zelli
 Purpose of Inspection
 Re-inspection on or after


IN=in compliance    OUT=not in compliance    N/O=not observed    N/A=not applicable
COS=corrected on-site during inspection    R=repeat violation
Compliance Status COS R
Demonstration of Knowledge
1 IN Certification by accredited program, compliance with Code, or correct responses    
Employee Health
2 IN Management awareness; policy present    
3 IN Proper use of reporting; restriction & exclusion    
Good Hygienic Practices
4 IN Proper eating, tasting, drinking, or tobacco use    
5 IN No discharge from eyes, nose, and mouth    
Preventing Contamination by Hazards
6 IN Hands clean & properly washed    
7 IN No bare hand contact with RTE foods or approved alternate method properly followed    
8 IN Adequate handwashing facilities supplied & accessible    
Approved Source
9 IN Food obtained from approved source    
10 N/O Food received at proper temperature    
11 IN Food in good condition, safe, & unadulterated    
12 N/O Required records available: shellstock tags, parasite destruction    
Protection from Contamination
13 IN Food separated & protected    
14 IN Food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized    
15 IN Proper disposition of returned, previously served, reconditioned, & unsafe food    
Compliance Status COS R
Potentially Hazardous Food Time/Temperature
16 N/O Proper cooking time & temperature    
17 IN Proper reheating procedures for hot holding    
18 N/O Proper cooling time & temperature    
19 IN Proper hot holding temperature    
20 OUT Proper cold holding temperature X  
21 IN Proper date marking & disposition    
22 N/O Time as a public health control; procedures & record    
Consumer Advisory
23 N/O Consumer advisory provided for raw or undercooked foods    
Highly Susceptible Populations
24 N/O Pasteurized foods used; prohibited foods not offered    
25 N/A Food additives: approved & properly used    
26 IN Toxic substances properly identified, stored & used    
Conformance with Approved Procedure
27 N/A Compliance with variance, specialized process, & HACCP plan    
Risk factors are improper practices or procedures identified as the most prevalent contributing factors of foodborne illness or injury. Public Health Interventions are control measures to prevent foodborne illness or injury. * - Critical Item Requiring Immediate Action
Good Retail Practices are preventative measures to control the addition of pathogens, chemicals, and physical objects into foods.
Compliance Status COS R
Safe Food and Water
28 IN Pasteurized eggs used where required    
29 IN Water & ice from approved source    
30 N/A Variance obtained for specialized processing methods    
Food Temperature Control
31 IN Proper cooling methods used; adequate equipment for temperature control    
32 N/O Plant food properly cooked for hot holding    
33 N/O Approved thawing methods used    
34 IN Thermometer provided & accurate    
35 IN Food properly labeled; original container    
Prevention of Food Contamination
36 IN Insects, rodents & animals not present; no unauthorized persons    
37 IN Contamination prevented during food preparation, storage & display    
38 IN Personal cleanliness    
39 IN Wiping cloths: properly used & stored    
40 N/O Washing fruit & vegetables    
Compliance Status COS R
Proper Use of Utensils
41 IN In-use utensils: properly stored    
42 IN Utensils, equipment & linens: properly stored, dried & handled    
43 IN Single-use & single-service articles: properly stored & used    
44 IN Gloves used properly    
Utensils, Equipment and Vending
45 OUT Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed, & used   X
46 IN Warewashing facilities: installed, maintained, & used; test strips    
47 OUT Non-food contact surfaces clean   X
Physical Facilities
48 IN Hot & cold water available; adequate pressure    
49 IN Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices    
50 IN Sewage & waste water properly disposed    
51 IN Toilet facilities: properly constructed, supplied, & cleaned    
52 IN Garbage & refuse properly disposed; facilities maintained    
53 OUT Physical facilities installed, maintained, & clean   X
54 IN Adequate ventilation & lighting; designated areas used    
  Montgomery County Health Department -- Division of Environmental Services
Inspection Report for Food Establishments
DISINFECTANT/SANITIZER:  Heat:   Chemical: Cl - QAT  CFSM Name: A. Louis Zelli  Exp. Date: 9/30/2015
Item/Location Temp Item/Location Temp Item/Location Temp
chicken 41 ° F Tropicana 38 ° F walkin refrig 38 ° F
hot dog 140 ° F open display case 32 ° F Ice Cream Freezer 0 ° F
chicken salad 50 ° F Chicken salad 42 ° F Ice Cream Freezer 0 ° F
cream of wheat 163 ° F cheese burger 147 ° F hot peppers mixture 44 ° F
  Item No.                                                 Violations cited in this report must be corrected within the time frames below.
  45 - ice buildup in the ice cream freezer - repeat
  53 - floor unclean under all equipment in the facility - repeat
  20 - At time of inspection the following food were above 41 degrees (50) and place in freezer - chicken salad - corrected
  47 - all walls unclean in walkin refrig - repeat
  47 - black vent cover on right bottom of the open display case dust buildup
  47 - out of order juice dispensers unclean
  45 - rusted shelves unit to right - walkin refrig -repeat
  Facility must Correct and Maintain any and all noted violations
  Note: walkin freezer not working at time of inspection (empty)
  01 - Facility must Correct and Maintain any and all noted violations
  Note: walkin freezer not working at time of inspection (empty)
  47 - to right wall unclean in walkin refrig
  47 - ice machine filter and cover with dust buildup
  53 - ceiling tiles surrounding ceiling vent cover in prep area with dust buildup
  47 - both vents(metal and black bottom) on open display case unclean
  47 - inside plates cabinet/single sink in the service line - back of cabinet unclean
  47 - beverage air retail cold unit - top with dust buildup - corrected
  08 - lacking hand soap at all hand sink - provide immediately - using dish soap
  01 - Facility must Correct and Maintain any and all noted violations
  Person in Charge: Joshua
Inspector (Signature):  Kelly Small              Please see original copy for PIC signature
    Date: 9/9/2014

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