Mekato's Colombian Bakery
5423 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625


Mekato's Colombian Bakery · 5423 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625

Doing Business As Name MEKATO'S COLOMBIAN BAKERY
AKA Name MEKATO'S COLOMBIAN BAKERY
Address 5423 N LINCOLN AVE
CHICAGO
IL 60625
Facility Type Restaurant
License Number 1228649
Inspection Date 02/04/2014
Risk Risk 1 (High)
Results Out of Business

Inspections · MEKATO'S COLOMBIAN BAKERY

Inspection ID Date Type Results Risk
1399258 02/04/2014 Canvass Out of Business Risk 1 (High)
Violations
Inspection ID Date Type Results Risk
1399231 01/23/2014 Complaint Re-Inspection Pass Risk 1 (High)
Violations
18. NO EVIDENCE OF RODENT OR INSECT OUTER OPENINGS PROTECTED/RODENT PROOFED, A WRITTEN LOG SHALL BE MAINTAINED AVAILABLE TO THE INSPECTORS - Comments: Violation #18 now corection.
34. FLOORS: CONSTRUCTED PER CODE, CLEANED, GOOD REPAIR, COVING INSTALLED, DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS USED - Comments: Floor along wallbase and behind equipment not cleaned. Instructed to detail clean daily.
35. WALLS, CEILINGS, ATTACHED EQUIPMENT CONSTRUCTED PER CODE: GOOD REPAIR, SURFACES CLEAN AND DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS - Comments: Light and ventilation covers through-out premises not cleaned. Intructed to detail clean and remove dust built-up.
21. * CERTIFIED FOOD MANAGER ON SITE WHEN POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOODS ARE PREPARED AND SERVED - Comments: Violation #21 now corrected.
Inspection ID Date Type Results Risk
1399206 01/08/2014 Complaint Fail Risk 1 (High)
Violations
21. * CERTIFIED FOOD MANAGER ON SITE WHEN POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOODS ARE PREPARED AND SERVED - Comments: No Certified Food Manager on premises when potentailly hazardous foods-Empanada(Chicken) at 149.8 F is being served and prepared. Instructed that a Certified Food Manager must be on premises during all hours of operation. Serious citation issued 7-38-012.
18. NO EVIDENCE OF RODENT OR INSECT OUTER OPENINGS PROTECTED/RODENT PROOFED, A WRITTEN LOG SHALL BE MAINTAINED AVAILABLE TO THE INSPECTORS - Comments: Pest control logbook not provided or maintained. Establishment not able to provide written pest control logbook. Instructed to have licensed pest control company service premises and provide logbook with all written documents.
34. FLOORS: CONSTRUCTED PER CODE, CLEANED, GOOD REPAIR, COVING INSTALLED, DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS USED - Comments: Floor along wallbase and behind equipment not cleaned. Instructed to detail clean daily.
35. WALLS, CEILINGS, ATTACHED EQUIPMENT CONSTRUCTED PER CODE: GOOD REPAIR, SURFACES CLEAN AND DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS - Comments: Light and ventilation covers through-out premises not cleaned. Intructed to detail clean and remove dust built-up.
Inspection ID Date Type Results Risk
1214699 05/08/2012 Canvass Pass w/ Conditions Risk 1 (High)
Violations
3. POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOOD MEETS TEMPERATURE REQUIREMENT DURING STORAGE, PREPARATION DISPLAY AND SERVICE - Comments: FOUND POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOODS AT IMPROPER TEMPERATURE REQUIREMENT DURING STORAGE AND DISPLAY INSIDE HOT HOLDING DISPLAY UNIT WITH AN AIR TEMPERATURE OF 143.5F. NOTED INTERNAL TEMPERATURE OF CHORIZO (COOKED SAUSAGE) AT 101.5F, FRIED PORK AT 110.6, MORCILLA (BLOOD SAUSAGE) AT 97.8F, EMPANADA WITH RICE AND BEANS AT 113.7F. INSTRUCTED MANAGER, POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOODS MUST MAINTAIN HOT HOLDING TEMPERATURE OF 140F OR ABOVE AND COLD HOLDING TEMPERATURE OF 40F OR BELOW. MANAGER DISCARDED THE SAID FOOD PRODUCTS. TOTAL VALUE $100.00, TOTAL WEIGHT OF 20 LBS. CRITICAL CITATION ISSUED 7-38-005 (A)
34. FLOORS: CONSTRUCTED PER CODE, CLEANED, GOOD REPAIR, COVING INSTALLED, DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS USED - Comments: INSTRUCTED TO REPAIR OR REPLACE MISSING FLOOR TILES UNDER COOKING EQUIPMENT OR LEVEL.
38. VENTILATION: ROOMS AND EQUIPMENT VENTED AS REQUIRED: PLUMBING: INSTALLED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: INSTRUCTED TO FIX STRIPPED (COLD) FAUCET HANDLE AT EXPOSED HAND SINK BEHIND FRONT SERVICE AREA.
40. REFRIGERATION AND METAL STEM THERMOMETERS PROVIDED AND CONSPICUOUS - Comments: INSTRUCTED TO PROVIDE THERMOMETER VISIBLE INSIDE ALL COOLERS.
41. PREMISES MAINTAINED FREE OF LITTER, UNNECESSARY ARTICLES, CLEANING EQUIPMENT PROPERLY STORED - Comments: INSTRUCTED TO REMOVE UNNECESSARY ARTICLES AND CLUTTER STORED IN REAR STORAGE AREA TO PREVENT RODENT AND INSECT HARBORAGE. MUST REORGANIZE. --------USABLE ITEMS MUST BE STORED 6' OFF THE FLOOR FOR EASY ACCESS ON CLEANING.
35. WALLS, CEILINGS, ATTACHED EQUIPMENT CONSTRUCTED PER CODE: GOOD REPAIR, SURFACES CLEAN AND DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS - Comments: INSTRUCTED TO REPLACE HEAVY WATER STAINED AND MISSING CEILING TILES ABOVE FOOD PREP AREA AND ABOVE FRONT SERVICE AREA.
36. LIGHTING: REQUIRED MINIMUM FOOT-CANDLES OF LIGHT PROVIDED, FIXTURES SHIELDED - Comments: LIGHTS MUST BE SHIELDED INSIDE BAKERY DISPLAY CASE AND INSIDE HOT HOLDING DISPLAY UNIT OR PROVIDE SHATTER PROOFED LIGHT BULB.
Inspection ID Date Type Results Risk
1099068 07/05/2013 Canvass Pass Risk 1 (High)
Violations
30. FOOD IN ORIGINAL CONTAINER, PROPERLY LABELED: CUSTOMER ADVISORY POSTED AS NEEDED - Comments: PREP FOODS INSIDE WALK IN COOLER AND DRIED FOOD STORAGE CONTAINERS/BINS NOT LABELED; INSTRUCTED TO DATE/LABEL AND MAINTAIN.
31. CLEAN MULTI-USE UTENSILS AND SINGLE SERVICE ARTICLES PROPERLY STORED: NO REUSE OF SINGLE SERVICE ARTICLES - Comments: CLEAN MULTI-USE UTENSILS IMPROPERLY STORED; INSTRUCTED TO PROPERLY STORED/INVERT TO PREVENT CONTAMINATION.
32. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: CUTTING BOARDS AT BAKERY PREP AREA IN POOR REPAIR; INSTRUCTED TO REPLACE, AND SEAL RAW/BARE WOOD CART AT BAKERY PREP AREA.
33. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT EQUIPMENT UTENSILS CLEAN, FREE OF ABRASIVE DETERGENTS - Comments: DEBRIS/FOOD DEBRIS AND GREASE BUILD-UP ON EQUIPMENT; INSTRUCTED TO CLEAN/SANITIZE; COOLERS, COOKING EQUIPMENT, FREEZERS, MOP SINK, BAKERY EQUIPMENT, STORAGE SHELVES AND CABINETS; ALSO MUST REMOVE FOIL COVERING FROM SHELVING UNITS.
34. FLOORS: CONSTRUCTED PER CODE, CLEANED, GOOD REPAIR, COVING INSTALLED, DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS USED - Comments: DEBRIS/FOOD DEBRIS ON FLOORS; MUST DETAIL CLEAN FLOORS; UNDER, BEHIND EQUIPMENT AT CORNERS AND ALONG WALLS AT PREP AREAS AND STORAGE AREAS.
35. WALLS, CEILINGS, ATTACHED EQUIPMENT CONSTRUCTED PER CODE: GOOD REPAIR, SURFACES CLEAN AND DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS - Comments: OPENINGS AROUND PIPES AT REAR MOP SINK ROOM/AREA; INSTRUCTED TO SEAL OPENINGS TO PREVENT PEST ENTRY.
38. VENTILATION: ROOMS AND EQUIPMENT VENTED AS REQUIRED: PLUMBING: INSTALLED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: EXCESSIVE RUST ON GREASE TRAP UNDER BAKERY AREA 3COMPARTMENT SINK; INSTRUCTED TO REMOVE RUST AND REPAINT/SEAL GREASE TRAP.
41. PREMISES MAINTAINED FREE OF LITTER, UNNECESSARY ARTICLES, CLEANING EQUIPMENT PROPERLY STORED - Comments: CLUTTER NOTED AT STORAGE AREAS; INSTRUCTED TO REMOVE UNNECESSARY ARTICLES, CLEAN AND ORGANIZE TO PREVENT PEST HARBORAGE. ARTICLES MUST BE STORED OFF FLOORS, AWAY FROM WALLS.
43. FOOD (ICE) DISPENSING UTENSILS, WASH CLOTHS PROPERLY STORED - Comments: CLEANING TOWELS IMPROPERLY STORED; INSTRUCTED TO PROPERLY STORED IN AN APPROVED SANITIZER.

street_number: 5423
route: North Lincoln Avenue (N Lincoln Ave)
neighborhood, political: Lincoln Square
locality, political: Chicago
admin_level_2, political: Cook County
admin_level_1, political: Illinois (IL)
country, political: United States (US)
postal_code: 60625
postal_code_suffix: 2222
types : premise
latitude: 41.9802438
longitude: -87.6924964
latlng: (41.9802438, -87.6924964)


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