A&k Food Market, Inc. · A&k Food Market
8240 S Cottage Grove Ave, Chicago, IL 60619


A&k Food Market, Inc. · A&k Food Market · 8240 S Cottage Grove Ave, Chicago, IL 60619

Doing Business As Name A&K FOOD MARKET, INC.
AKA Name A&K FOOD MARKET
Address 8240 S COTTAGE GROVE AVE
CHICAGO
IL 60619
Facility Type Grocery Store
License Number 2013240
Inspection Date 11/20/2013
Risk Risk 2 (Medium)
Results Out of Business

Inspections · A&K FOOD MARKET, INC.

Inspection ID Date Type Results Risk
1375566 11/20/2013 Canvass Out of Business Risk 2 (Medium)
Violations
Inspection ID Date Type Results Risk
545438 07/19/2011 Complaint Re-Inspection Fail Risk 2 (Medium)
Violations
2. FACILITIES TO MAINTAIN PROPER TEMPERATURE - Comments: CDI DURING INITIAL INSPECTION.
3. POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOOD MEETS TEMPERATURE REQUIREMENT DURING STORAGE, PREPARATION DISPLAY AND SERVICE - Comments: CDI DURING INITIAL INSPECTION
11. ADEQUATE NUMBER, CONVENIENT, ACCESSIBLE, DESIGNED, AND MAINTAINED - Comments: CDI DURING INITIAL INSPECTION.
18. NO EVIDENCE OF RODENT OR INSECT OUTER OPENINGS PROTECTED/RODENT PROOFED, A WRITTEN LOG SHALL BE MAINTAINED AVAILABLE TO THE INSPECTORS - Comments: FOUND EVIDENCE OF INSECTS AND MICE ON SITE,FOUND INCOMPLETE PEST CONTROL LOG BOOK ON SITE AND OUTER OPENINGS NOT PROTECTED. FOUND APPROXIMATELY 15 SMALL FLIES AND 5-6 LARGE FLIES THROUGHOUT PREP AREAS,RESTING ON WALLS AND ON FRESH PRODUCE,IN WASHROOMS AND THROUGHOUT PREMISES. ALSO NOTED APPROXIMATELY 15 MICE DROPPING SCATTERED THROUGHOUT REAR STORAGE AREAS. MUST REMOVE INSECTS AND DROPPINGS,SANITIZE AFFECTED AREAS AND HAVE THE PEST CONTROL COMPANY SERVICE AREAS. FOUND FRONT AND REAR DOORS NOT INSECT AND RODENT PROOF. SEAL 1/2 INCH GAPS ALONG BOTTOM OF REAR INNER AND OUTER EXIT DOORS. ALSO SEAL 1/4 INCH GAPS ALONG BOTTOM AND BETWEEN TWO FRONT ENTRANCE DOORS. MUST REPAIR DOORS AND MAKE INSECT AND RODENT PROOF ALONG ALL FOUR SIDES. ALSO FOUND AN APPROXIMATELY 4 INCH GLASS BLOCK MISSING FROM THE WASHROOM GLASS BLOCK WINDOW. MUST REPAIR TO PREVENT RODENT AND INSECT ENTRY. ALSO, NO COMPLETE PEST CONTROL LOG BOOK ON SITE. MUST PROVIDE A COMPLETE LOG BOOK CONTAINING ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS. ALSO, MUST REMOVE FLY TRAPS DIRECTLY ABOVE REAR FOOD PREP AREA. SERIOUS CITATION ISSUED 7-38-020.
20. INSIDE CONTAINERS OR RECEPTACLES: ADEQUATE NUMBER, PROPERLY COVERED AND INSECT/RODENT PROOF - Comments: OBSERVED INADEQUATE INSIDE GARBAGE RECEPTACLES. OBSERVED LARGE GARBAGE BAGS,CARD BOARD BOXES,EMPTY BOTTLES AND FOOD CONTAINERS,EXPIRED STOCK AND OTHER GARBAGE AND DEBRIS BEING IMPROPERLY STORED ON THE GROUND ON SALES FLOOR,IN REAR PREP AREAS AND IN REAR STORAGE AREAS. MUST REMOVE EXCESSIVE GARBAGE AND PROVIDE ADEQUATE INSIDE GARBAGE RECEPTACLES TO PROPERLY DISPOSE OF REFUSE. SERIOUS CITATION ISSUED 7-38-020.
26. ADEQUATE NUMBER, CONVENIENT, ACCESSIBLE, PROPERLY DESIGNED AND INSTALLED - Comments: FOUND TOILET FACILITIES NOT PROPERLY MAINTAINED. TOILET IN 2ND REAR WASHROOM NOT PROPERLY FLUSHING. MUST REPAIR SO THAT TOILET FLUSHES PROPERLY. SERIOUS CITATION ISSUED 7-38-030.
30. FOOD IN ORIGINAL CONTAINER, PROPERLY LABELED: CUSTOMER ADVISORY POSTED AS NEEDED - Comments: MUST PROPERLY LABEL ALL FOOD ITEMS REPACKAGED OR NOT IN IT'S ORIGINAL CONTAINER.
32. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: SCRAPE AND REPAINT WALLS ON INTERIOR OF WALK IN COOLER. REPLACE ALL PITTED AND WORN CUTTING BOARDS THROUGHOUT.
33. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT EQUIPMENT UTENSILS CLEAN, FREE OF ABRASIVE DETERGENTS - Comments: MUST DETAIL CLEAN INTERIOR OF WALK IN COOLER,ALL OTHER COOLERS AND FREEZER,SHELVES,VENTILATION HOOD,WINDOW SILLS,PREP TABLES,FRYERS,SINKS,TOILETS AND ALL DIRTY SURFACES ON SITE. MUST REMOVE ALL EXCESSIVE GREASE,DIRT,DUST AND FOOD DEBRIS AS NEEDED.
34. FLOORS: CONSTRUCTED PER CODE, CLEANED, GOOD REPAIR, COVING INSTALLED, DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS USED - Comments: MUST DETAIL CLEAN FLOORS UNDER AND BEHIND ALL HEAVY EQUIPMENT INCLUDING COOLERS,FREEZER,SHELVES,COOKING EQUIPMENT AND THROUGHOUT. REMOVE EXCESSIVE GREASE,DIRT AND FOOD DEBRIS.
35. WALLS, CEILINGS, ATTACHED EQUIPMENT CONSTRUCTED PER CODE: GOOD REPAIR, SURFACES CLEAN AND DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS - Comments: MUST REPAIR LARGE HOLES IN CEILINGS ABOVE VENTILATION HOOD IN PREP AREA AND WASHROOM IN REAR. MUST ALSO CLEAN WALLS IN PREP AREAS AND IN STORAGE AREAS AND REPAINT AS NEEDED.
36. LIGHTING: REQUIRED MINIMUM FOOT-CANDLES OF LIGHT PROVIDED, FIXTURES SHIELDED - Comments: REPLACE BURNED OUT LIGHT BULBS OVER SALES FLOOR,PREP AREA AND STORAGE AREAS. PROVIDE LIGHT SHIELDS AND END CAPS OVER LIGHTS IN PREP AREA.
37. TOILET ROOM DOORS SELF CLOSING: DRESSING ROOMS WITH LOCKERS PROVIDED: COMPLETE SEPARATION FROM LIVING/SLEEPING QUARTERS - Comments: REPAIR SELF CLOSING DEVICE AT WASHROOM DOOR.
38. VENTILATION: ROOMS AND EQUIPMENT VENTED AS REQUIRED: PLUMBING: INSTALLED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: REPAIR LEAKY FAUCET AT 3 COMP SINK. INSTALL A BACK FLOW PREVENTER ON 2 COMP SINK BEING USED AS A MOP SINK.
41. PREMISES MAINTAINED FREE OF LITTER, UNNECESSARY ARTICLES, CLEANING EQUIPMENT PROPERLY STORED - Comments: MUST REMOVE EXCESSIVE CLUTTER FROM REAR STORAGE AREAS. MUST STORE ALL ITEMS 6 INCHES OFF THE FLOOR AND BETTER ORGANIZE. PROPERLY CLEAN AND MAINTAIN UNUSED COOLER ON SALES FLOOR AND IN PREP AREA.
Inspection ID Date Type Results Risk
545427 07/12/2011 Complaint Fail Risk 2 (Medium)
Violations
2. FACILITIES TO MAINTAIN PROPER TEMPERATURE - Comments: FOUND REACH IN FREEZER AT IMPROPER TEMPERATURE OF 44.5 DEGREES F. MUST MAINTAIN FREEZERS AT 0 DEGREES F AND BELOW. CRITICAL CITATION ISSUED 7-38-005A.
3. POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOOD MEETS TEMPERATURE REQUIREMENT DURING STORAGE, PREPARATION DISPLAY AND SERVICE - Comments: FOUND POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FROZEN FOODS AT IMPROPER TEMPERATURES. FOUND APPROXIMATELY 1,000 LBS OF FROZEN PIZZA,PRE COOKED CHICKEN WINGS,LEAN AND HOT POCKETS, BANQUET CHICKEN DINNERS,LEAN CUISINE STEAK TIPS,STOFFERS TERRIAKI DINNERS,TYSON CHICKEN BITES,STOFFERS LASANGA,TOTINOS PIZZA,HUNGRYMAN CHICKEN DINNERS,JIMMY DEAN SAUSAGE,CHICKEN POT PIES,BURRITOS,TGIF POTATO WEDGES,BEEF PATTIES,PORK TAMALES,CORNISH HEN AND FROZEN VEGETABLES AT IMPROPER TEMPERATURES RANGING BETWEEN 44-58.6 DEGREES F. MUST MAINTAIN POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FROZEN FOODS AT 0 DEGREES F AND BELOW. (ALSO, MAY NOT THAW AND REFREEZE)CRITICAL CITATION ISSUED 7-38-005A.
18. NO EVIDENCE OF RODENT OR INSECT OUTER OPENINGS PROTECTED/RODENT PROOFED, A WRITTEN LOG SHALL BE MAINTAINED AVAILABLE TO THE INSPECTORS - Comments: FOUND EVIDENCE OF INSECTS AND MICE ON SITE,FOUND INCOMPLETE PEST CONTROL LOG BOOK ON SITE AND OUTER OPENINGS NOT PROTECTED. FOUND APPROXIMATELY 15 SMALL FLIES AND 5-6 LARGE FLIES THROUGHOUT PREP AREAS,RESTING ON WALLS AND ON FRESH PRODUCE,IN WASHROOMS AND THROUGHOUT PREMISES. ALSO NOTED APPROXIMATELY 15 MICE DROPPING SCATTERED THROUGHOUT REAR STORAGE AREAS. MUST REMOVE INSECTS AND DROPPINGS,SANITIZE AFFECTED AREAS AND HAVE THE PEST CONTROL COMPANY SERVICE AREAS. FOUND FRONT AND REAR DOORS NOT INSECT AND RODENT PROOF. SEAL 1/2 INCH GAPS ALONG BOTTOM OF REAR INNER AND OUTER EXIT DOORS. ALSO SEAL 1/4 INCH GAPS ALONG BOTTOM AND BETWEEN TWO FRONT ENTRANCE DOORS. MUST REPAIR DOORS AND MAKE INSECT AND RODENT PROOF ALONG ALL FOUR SIDES. ALSO FOUND AN APPROXIMATELY 4 INCH GLASS BLOCK MISSING FROM THE WASHROOM GLASS BLOCK WINDOW. MUST REPAIR TO PREVENT RODENT AND INSECT ENTRY. ALSO, NO COMPLETE PEST CONTROL LOG BOOK ON SITE. MUST PROVIDE A COMPLETE LOG BOOK CONTAINING ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS. ALSO, MUST REMOVE FLY TRAPS DIRECTLY ABOVE REAR FOOD PREP AREA. SERIOUS CITATION ISSUED 7-38-020.
20. INSIDE CONTAINERS OR RECEPTACLES: ADEQUATE NUMBER, PROPERLY COVERED AND INSECT/RODENT PROOF - Comments: OBSERVED INADEQUATE INSIDE GARBAGE RECEPTACLES. OBSERVED LARGE GARBAGE BAGS,CARD BOARD BOXES,EMPTY BOTTLES AND FOOD CONTAINERS,EXPIRED STOCK AND OTHER GARBAGE AND DEBRIS BEING IMPROPERLY STORED ON THE GROUND ON SALES FLOOR,IN REAR PREP AREAS AND IN REAR STORAGE AREAS. MUST REMOVE EXCESSIVE GARBAGE AND PROVIDE ADEQUATE INSIDE GARBAGE RECEPTACLES TO PROPERLY DISPOSE OF REFUSE. SERIOUS CITATION ISSUED 7-38-020.
12. HAND WASHING FACILITIES: WITH SOAP AND SANITARY HAND DRYING DEVICES, CONVENIENT AND ACCESSIBLE TO FOOD PREP AREA - Comments:
11. ADEQUATE NUMBER, CONVENIENT, ACCESSIBLE, DESIGNED, AND MAINTAINED - Comments: FOUND HAND WASHING FACILITIES IN PREP AREA NOT READILY ACCESSIBLE. FOUND SINK OBSTRUCTED WITH A CARDBOARD BOX,TOILET BOWL BRUSH AND OTHER ITEMS. INSTRUCTED MANAGER TO CLEAR SINK AND MAKE READILY ACCESBIBLE FOR HANDWASHING AT ALL TIMES. ALSO, FOUND NO SOAP AND PAPER TOWELS AT EXPOSED HAND BOWL IN FOOD PREP AREA OR IN 2ND EMPLOYEE WASHROOM. MUST PROVIDE SOAP AND PAPER TOWELS AT ALL TIMES.
26. ADEQUATE NUMBER, CONVENIENT, ACCESSIBLE, PROPERLY DESIGNED AND INSTALLED - Comments: FOUND TOILET FACILITIES NOT PROPERLY MAINTAINED. TOILET IN 2ND REAR WASHROOM NOT PROPERLY FLUSHING. MUST REPAIR SO THAT TOILET FLUSHES PROPERLY. SERIOUS CITATION ISSUED 7-38-030.
30. FOOD IN ORIGINAL CONTAINER, PROPERLY LABELED: CUSTOMER ADVISORY POSTED AS NEEDED - Comments: MUST PROPERLY LABEL ALL FOOD ITEMS REPACKAGED OR NOT IN IT'S ORIGINAL CONTAINER.
32. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: SCRAPE AND REPAINT WALLS ON INTERIOR OF WALK IN COOLER. REPLACE ALL PITTED AND WORN CUTTING BOARDS THROUGHOUT.
33. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT EQUIPMENT UTENSILS CLEAN, FREE OF ABRASIVE DETERGENTS - Comments: MUST DETAIL CLEAN INTERIOR OF WALK IN COOLER,ALL OTHER COOLERS AND FREEZER,SHELVES,VENTILATION HOOD,WINDOW SILLS,PREP TABLES,FRYERS,SINKS,TOILETS AND ALL DIRTY SURFACES ON SITE. MUST REMOVE ALL EXCESSIVE GREASE,DIRT,DUST AND FOOD DEBRIS AS NEEDED.
34. FLOORS: CONSTRUCTED PER CODE, CLEANED, GOOD REPAIR, COVING INSTALLED, DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS USED - Comments: MUST DETAIL CLEAN FLOORS UNDER AND BEHIND ALL HEAVY EQUIPMENT INCLUDING COOLERS,FREEZER,SHELVES,COOKING EQUIPMENT AND THROUGHOUT. REMOVE EXCESSIVE GREASE,DIRT AND FOOD DEBRIS.
36. LIGHTING: REQUIRED MINIMUM FOOT-CANDLES OF LIGHT PROVIDED, FIXTURES SHIELDED - Comments: REPLACE BURNED OUT LIGHT BULBS OVER SALES FLOOR,PREP AREA AND STORAGE AREAS. PROVIDE LIGHT SHIELDS AND END CAPS OVER LIGHTS IN PREP AREA.
35. WALLS, CEILINGS, ATTACHED EQUIPMENT CONSTRUCTED PER CODE: GOOD REPAIR, SURFACES CLEAN AND DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS - Comments: MUST REPAIR LARGE HOLES IN CEILINGS ABOVE VENTILATION HOOD IN PREP AREA AND WASHROOM IN REAR. MUST ALSO CLEAN WALLS IN PREP AREAS AND IN STORAGE AREAS AND REPAINT AS NEEDED.
37. TOILET ROOM DOORS SELF CLOSING: DRESSING ROOMS WITH LOCKERS PROVIDED: COMPLETE SEPARATION FROM LIVING/SLEEPING QUARTERS - Comments: REPAIR SELF CLOSING DEVICE AT WASHROOM DOOR.
38. VENTILATION: ROOMS AND EQUIPMENT VENTED AS REQUIRED: PLUMBING: INSTALLED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: REPAIR LEAKY FAUCET AT 3 COMP SINK. INSTALL A BACK FLOW PREVENTER ON 2 COMP SINK BEING USED AS A MOP SINK.
41. PREMISES MAINTAINED FREE OF LITTER, UNNECESSARY ARTICLES, CLEANING EQUIPMENT PROPERLY STORED - Comments: MUST REMOVE EXCESSIVE CLUTTER FROM REAR STORAGE AREAS. MUST STORE ALL ITEMS 6 INCHES OFF THE FLOOR AND BETTER ORGANIZE. PROPERLY CLEAN AND MAINTAIN UNUSED COOLER ON SALES FLOOR AND IN PREP AREA.

street_number: 8240
route: South Cottage Grove Avenue (S Cottage Grove Ave)
neighborhood, political: South Side
locality, political: Chicago
admin_level_2, political: Cook County
admin_level_1, political: Illinois (IL)
country, political: United States (US)
postal_code: 60619
postal_code_suffix: 5302
types : premise
latitude: 41.7445557
longitude: -87.6054143
latlng: (41.7445557, -87.6054143)


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