Grandma J's Inc. · Grandma J's Local Kitchen
1552 N Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL 60651


Grandma J's Inc. · Grandma J's Local Kitchen · 1552 N Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL 60651

Doing Business As Name GRANDMA J'S INC.
AKA Name GRANDMA J'S LOCAL KITCHEN
Address 1552 N KEDZIE AVE
CHICAGO
IL 60651
Facility Type Restaurant
License Number 2152493
Inspection Date 05/05/2016
Risk Risk 1 (High)
Results Pass

Inspections · GRANDMA J'S INC.

Inspection ID Date Type Results Risk
1770221 05/05/2016 Canvass Re-Inspection Pass Risk 1 (High)
Violations
22. DISH MACHINES: PROVIDED WITH ACCURATE THERMOMETERS, CHEMICAL TEST KITS AND SUITABLE GAUGE COCK - Comments: VIOLATION CORRECTED,CHEMICAL TEST STRIPS PROVIDED
32. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: MUST REMOVE RUST FROM THE GREASE TRAP AT 3 COMPARTMENT SINK IN REAR OF PREMISES
33. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT EQUIPMENT UTENSILS CLEAN, FREE OF ABRASIVE DETERGENTS - Comments: MUST CLEAN THE COOKING EQUIPMENT OF GREASE BUILD-UP,ESPECIALLY BOTTOM COMPARTMENT OF DEEP FRYER,INSTRUCTED TO CLEAN AND MAINTAIN EQUIPMENT
34. FLOORS: CONSTRUCTED PER CODE, CLEANED, GOOD REPAIR, COVING INSTALLED, DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS USED - Comments: MUST CLEAN THE FLOORS IN THE KITCHEN AREA BEHIND COOKING EQUIPMENT ,HAS GREASE AND FOOD DEBRIS ON FLOOR ALONG WALL BASE AND CORNERS AND CLEAN FLOORS INSIDE THE STORAGE CLOSET,ALONG WALL BASE AND CORNERS
35. WALLS, CEILINGS, ATTACHED EQUIPMENT CONSTRUCTED PER CODE: GOOD REPAIR, SURFACES CLEAN AND DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS - Comments: CLEAN I LIGHT SHIELD COVERS IN THE KITCHEN AREA OF DUST BUILD-UP,INSTRUCTED TO CLEAN AND MAINTAIN AREA
Inspection ID Date Type Results Risk
1763789 04/28/2016 Canvass Fail Risk 1 (High)
Violations
22. DISH MACHINES: PROVIDED WITH ACCURATE THERMOMETERS, CHEMICAL TEST KITS AND SUITABLE GAUGE COCK - Comments: MUST PROVIDE CHEMICAL TEST STRIPS TO TEST THE STRENGTH OF THE SANITIZER AT 3 COMPARTMENT SINK,SERIOUS VIOLATION 7-38-030
32. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: MUST REMOVE RUST FROM THE GREASE TRAP AT 3 COMPARTMENT SINK IN REAR OF PREMISES
34. FLOORS: CONSTRUCTED PER CODE, CLEANED, GOOD REPAIR, COVING INSTALLED, DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS USED - Comments: MUST CLEAN THE FLOORS IN THE KITCHEN AREA BEHIND COOKING EQUIPMENT ,HAS GREASE AND FOOD DEBRIS ON FLOOR ALONG WALL BASE AND CORNERS AND CLEAN FLOORS INSIDE THE STORAGE CLOSET,ALONG WALL BASE AND CORNERS
33. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT EQUIPMENT UTENSILS CLEAN, FREE OF ABRASIVE DETERGENTS - Comments: MUST CLEAN THE COOKING EQUIPMENT OF GREASE BUILD-UP,ESPECIALLY BOTTOM COMPARTMENT OF DEEP FRYER,INSTRUCTED TO CLEAN AND MAINTAIN EQUIPMENT
35. WALLS, CEILINGS, ATTACHED EQUIPMENT CONSTRUCTED PER CODE: GOOD REPAIR, SURFACES CLEAN AND DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS - Comments: CLEAN LIGHT SHIELD COVERS IN THE KITCHEN AREA OF DUST BUILD-UP,INSTRUCTED TO CLEAN AND MAINTAIN AREA
Inspection ID Date Type Results Risk
1735047 03/23/2016 Canvass No Entry Risk 1 (High)
Violations
Inspection ID Date Type Results Risk
1566368 08/18/2015 Canvass Pass Risk 1 (High)
Violations
30. FOOD IN ORIGINAL CONTAINER, PROPERLY LABELED: CUSTOMER ADVISORY POSTED AS NEEDED - Comments: OBSERVED UNLABELED BULK STORAGE CONTAINERS; MUST LABEL BULK STORAGE CONTAINERS ON STORAGE SHELVES WITH THE NAME OF THE PRODUCT INSIDE OF THE CONTAINER.
32. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: THE INTERIORS OF REGRIGERATION UNITS NEED CLEANING; CLEAN REFRIGERATION UNITS. OBSERVED GREASE ON THE EXTERIOR SIDES AND INTERIOR BOTTOM OF THE FRYERS; INSTRUCTED TO CLEAN BOTH. ALSO CLEAN THE EXTERIOR SIDES OF THE GRILL AND STOVE AND TOP OF STOVE.
34. FLOORS: CONSTRUCTED PER CODE, CLEANED, GOOD REPAIR, COVING INSTALLED, DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS USED - Comments: THE FLOORS NEED DETAIL CLEANING THROUGHOUT UNDER AROUND AND BEHIND ALL KITCHEN EQUIPMENT INCLUDING SINKS; CLEAN AND MAINTAIN FLOORS. ALSO CLEAN FLOOR INSIDE OF CLOSET.
35. WALLS, CEILINGS, ATTACHED EQUIPMENT CONSTRUCTED PER CODE: GOOD REPAIR, SURFACES CLEAN AND DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS - Comments: OBSERVED DUST ON THE CEILING VENTS IN THE DINING AREA AND PREP AREA; CLEAN VENTS TO REMOVE DUST. OBSERVED A LIGHT AMOUNT OF DUST IN THE HOODED AREA ABOVE THE COOKING EQUIPMENT; CLEAN AREA TO REMOVE DUST. CLEAN WALLS AROUND AND BEHIND KITCHEN EQUIPMENT. OBSERVED PARTICLES INSIDE OF THE LIGHT SHIELDS IN THE PREP AREA; CLEAN INTERIORS OF LIGHT SHIELDS WHERE NEEDED TO REMOVE PARTICLES.
38. VENTILATION: ROOMS AND EQUIPMENT VENTED AS REQUIRED: PLUMBING: INSTALLED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: THE HOT WATER KNOB AT THE UTILITY SINK IS MISSING; REPLACE THE HOT WATER KNOB AT THE UTILITY SINK. OBSERVED ONE RUBBER DRAIN STOPPER AT THE THREE COMP SINK; MUST PROVIDE THREE STOPPERS FOR PROPER SET UP OF SINK.
41. PREMISES MAINTAINED FREE OF LITTER, UNNECESSARY ARTICLES, CLEANING EQUIPMENT PROPERLY STORED - Comments: THE STORAGE CLOSET IS NOT ORGANIZED; MUST ORGANIZE CLOSET TO AVOID CLUTTER AND POSSIBLE RODENT HARBORAGE; REMOVE UNNECESSARY ITEMS FROM CLOSET. OBSERVED WET MOPS AND BROOMS IN THE CORNER IN THE REAR AREA; INSTRUCTED ON PROPER STORAGE OF MOPS AND BROOMS.
45. FOOD HANDLER REQUIREMENTS MET - Comments: INSTRUCTED THAT ALL FOOD HANDLERS THAT ARE NOT CITY OF CHICAGO FOOD SERVICE MANAGERS MUST OBTAIN THE REQUIRED IDPH FOOD HANDLER TRAINING CERTIFICATE.
Inspection ID Date Type Results Risk
1389376 03/14/2014 Canvass Pass Risk 1 (High)
Violations
32. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: OVEN IN FRONT PREP AREA HAS BUILD UP OF GREASE. INSTRUCTED TO DETAIL CLEAN AND SANITIZE.
35. WALLS, CEILINGS, ATTACHED EQUIPMENT CONSTRUCTED PER CODE: GOOD REPAIR, SURFACES CLEAN AND DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS - Comments: CEILING TILES ARE , REAR PREP AREA, ARE DAMAGE . INSTRUCTED TO REPLACE TILES.
38. VENTILATION: ROOMS AND EQUIPMENT VENTED AS REQUIRED: PLUMBING: INSTALLED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: BUILD UP OF GREASE ON VENTILATION COVERS IN PREP AREA. INSTRUCTED TO DETAIL CLEAN.
Inspection ID Date Type Results Risk
1214524 05/01/2012 License Fail Risk 1 (High)
Violations
Inspection ID Date Type Results Risk
1202765 05/13/2013 Canvass Pass Risk 1 (High)
Violations
33. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT EQUIPMENT UTENSILS CLEAN, FREE OF ABRASIVE DETERGENTS - Comments: MUST CLEAN THE HOOD,FILTERS,PIPES UNDERNEATH THE HOOD. THE COOKING EQUIPMENT AND THE MOP SINK MOP SINK. DEFROST AND CLEAN THE REACHIN CHEST FREEZER HAS SOME ICE BUILDUP,
34. FLOORS: CONSTRUCTED PER CODE, CLEANED, GOOD REPAIR, COVING INSTALLED, DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS USED - Comments: MUST CLEAN FLOOR IN BASEMENT AND PROVIDE FLOOR DRAIN COVERS TOO.
35. WALLS, CEILINGS, ATTACHED EQUIPMENT CONSTRUCTED PER CODE: GOOD REPAIR, SURFACES CLEAN AND DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS - Comments: MUST REPLACE MISSING,WATER STAINED,DAMAGED CEILING TILES THROUGHOUT PREMISES.
41. PREMISES MAINTAINED FREE OF LITTER, UNNECESSARY ARTICLES, CLEANING EQUIPMENT PROPERLY STORED - Comments: MUST ELEVATE ARTICLES OFF OF FLOOR AND AWAY FROM WALLS IN PREP AREA, CLOSET AND BASEMENT.
Inspection ID Date Type Results Risk
1170244 05/18/2012 License Re-Inspection Pass Risk 1 (High)
Violations
21. * CERTIFIED FOOD MANAGER ON SITE WHEN POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOODS ARE PREPARED AND SERVED - Comments: VIOLATION CORRECTED.
31. CLEAN MULTI-USE UTENSILS AND SINGLE SERVICE ARTICLES PROPERLY STORED: NO REUSE OF SINGLE SERVICE ARTICLES - Comments: VIOLATION CORRECTED.
32. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: Inspector Comments: MUST PROVIDE A SPLASH GUARD BETWEEN MOP SINK & 3- COMPARTMENT SINK,MISSING SINK STOPPERS FOR 3- COMP SINK,MISSING WALL PLATE BEHIND COOKING EQUIPMENT.
33. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT EQUIPMENT UTENSILS CLEAN, FREE OF ABRASIVE DETERGENTS - Comments: Inspector Comments: MUST CLEAN MOP SINK,PIPES OF COOKING EQUIPMENT.
34. FLOORS: CONSTRUCTED PER CODE, CLEANED, GOOD REPAIR, COVING INSTALLED, DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS USED - Comments: Inspector Comments: MUST CLEAN FLOOR IN BASEMENT.MUST PROVIDE FLOOR DRAIN COVER IN BASEMENT
35. WALLS, CEILINGS, ATTACHED EQUIPMENT CONSTRUCTED PER CODE: GOOD REPAIR, SURFACES CLEAN AND DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS - Comments: Inspector Comments: MUST REPAIR OR REPLACE MISSING,STAINED,DAMAGED CEILING TILES & WALL BASES IN PREP AREA & TOILET ROOM.
38. VENTILATION: ROOMS AND EQUIPMENT VENTED AS REQUIRED: PLUMBING: INSTALLED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: Inspector Comments: MUST REPAIR OR REPLACE LEAKY PIPE AT 3- COMP SINK
41. PREMISES MAINTAINED FREE OF LITTER, UNNECESSARY ARTICLES, CLEANING EQUIPMENT PROPERLY STORED - Comments: Inspector Comments: MUST ELEVATE ARTICLES OFF OF FLOOR & AWAY FROM WALLS IN PREP AREA,CLOSET & BASEMENT.
18. NO EVIDENCE OF RODENT OR INSECT OUTER OPENINGS PROTECTED/RODENT PROOFED, A WRITTEN LOG SHALL BE MAINTAINED AVAILABLE TO THE INSPECTORS - Comments: VIOLATION CORRECTED.
Inspection ID Date Type Results Risk
1170239 05/17/2012 License Fail Risk 1 (High)
Violations
31. CLEAN MULTI-USE UTENSILS AND SINGLE SERVICE ARTICLES PROPERLY STORED: NO REUSE OF SINGLE SERVICE ARTICLES - Comments: MUST INVERT MULTIUSE UTENSILS ON SHELVING UNITS.
34. FLOORS: CONSTRUCTED PER CODE, CLEANED, GOOD REPAIR, COVING INSTALLED, DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS USED - Comments: MUST CLEAN FLOOR IN BASEMENT.MUST PROVIDE FLOOR DRAIN COVER IN BASEMENT.
35. WALLS, CEILINGS, ATTACHED EQUIPMENT CONSTRUCTED PER CODE: GOOD REPAIR, SURFACES CLEAN AND DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS - Comments: MUST REPAIR OR REPLACE MISSING,STAINED,DAMAGED CEILING TILES & WALL BASES IN PREP AREA & TOILET ROOM.
38. VENTILATION: ROOMS AND EQUIPMENT VENTED AS REQUIRED: PLUMBING: INSTALLED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: MUST REPAIR OR REPLACE LEAKY PIPE AT 3- COMP SINK.
41. PREMISES MAINTAINED FREE OF LITTER, UNNECESSARY ARTICLES, CLEANING EQUIPMENT PROPERLY STORED - Comments: MUST ELEVATE ARTICLES OFF OF FLOOR & AWAY FROM WALLS IN PREP AREA,CLOSET & BASEMENT.
32. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: MUST PROVIDE A SPLASH GUARD BETWEEN MOP SINK & 3- COMPARTMENT SINK,MISSING SINK STOPPERS FOR 3- COMP SINK,MISSING WALL PLATE BEHIND COOKING EQUIPMENT.
33. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT EQUIPMENT UTENSILS CLEAN, FREE OF ABRASIVE DETERGENTS - Comments: MUST CLEAN MOP SINK,PIPES OF COOKING EQUIPMENT.
18. NO EVIDENCE OF RODENT OR INSECT OUTER OPENINGS PROTECTED/RODENT PROOFED, A WRITTEN LOG SHALL BE MAINTAINED AVAILABLE TO THE INSPECTORS - Comments: OBSERVED EVIDENCE OF MORE THAN 10 RAT DROPPING ON FLOOR UNDER MOP SINK,3- COMPARTMENT SINK,NEAR HOT WATER TANK,OPEN POISON ON FLOOR UNDER SAME.ALSO MORE THAN 50 MOUSE & ROACH DROPPING SCATTERED ON SHELVING UNITS & FLOOR IN BASEMENT.MUST REMOVE DROPPINGS & POISON,CLEAN & SANITIZE AREAS.
21. * CERTIFIED FOOD MANAGER ON SITE WHEN POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOODS ARE PREPARED AND SERVED - Comments: MUST PROVIDE A CITY FOOD MANAGERS CERTIFICATE.

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