Cooking Fools LLC
1916 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60622


Cooking Fools LLC · 1916 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

Doing Business As Name COOKING FOOLS LLC
AKA Name COOKING FOOLS LLC
Address 1916 W NORTH AVE
CHICAGO
IL 60622
Facility Type Restaurant
License Number 1355251
Inspection Date 09/16/2016
Risk Risk 1 (High)
Results Pass

Inspections · COOKING FOOLS LLC

Inspection ID Date Type Results Risk
1960601 09/16/2016 Canvass Pass Risk 1 (High)
Violations
33. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT EQUIPMENT UTENSILS CLEAN, FREE OF ABRASIVE DETERGENTS - Comments: GRIMES ON FILTERS ABOVE THE COOKING EQUIPMENTS,INSTRUCTED TO CLEAN AND MAINTAIN
32. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: REMOVE DIRTY ALUMINUM FOIL FROM UNDER THE BURNERS.SURFACE MUST BE SMOOTH,CLEANABLE AND NON-ABSORBENT SURFACE
34. FLOORS: CONSTRUCTED PER CODE, CLEANED, GOOD REPAIR, COVING INSTALLED, DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS USED - Comments: REMOVE GREASE FROM NORTH-WEST CORNER UNDER COOKING EQUIPMENT. DEBRIS ON FLOOR BEHIND THE ICE MACHINE, IN BASEMENT.CLEAN AND MAINTAIN
Inspection ID Date Type Results Risk
1960316 09/13/2016 Canvass No Entry Risk 1 (High)
Violations
Inspection ID Date Type Results Risk
1459972 05/21/2014 Canvass Pass Risk 1 (High)
Violations
33. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT EQUIPMENT UTENSILS CLEAN, FREE OF ABRASIVE DETERGENTS - Comments: CLEAN INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR OF ALL COOKING EQUIPMENT, BASES OF COOLERS.
34. FLOORS: CONSTRUCTED PER CODE, CLEANED, GOOD REPAIR, COVING INSTALLED, DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS USED - Comments: CLEAN FLOORS ALONG WALLS AND IN ALL CORNERS IN REAR PREP AREA.
41. PREMISES MAINTAINED FREE OF LITTER, UNNECESSARY ARTICLES, CLEANING EQUIPMENT PROPERLY STORED - Comments: ELEVATE ALL STOCK OFF FLOOR IN STORAGE AREAS.
36. LIGHTING: REQUIRED MINIMUM FOOT-CANDLES OF LIGHT PROVIDED, FIXTURES SHIELDED - Comments: REPLACE BULB IN DISPLAY COOLER.
Inspection ID Date Type Results Risk
1453802 03/05/2015 Canvass Pass Risk 1 (High)
Violations
35. WALLS, CEILINGS, ATTACHED EQUIPMENT CONSTRUCTED PER CODE: GOOD REPAIR, SURFACES CLEAN AND DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS - Comments: WALLS AT 3 COMPARTMENT SINK AREA AND AT FRONT PREP AREA HAND SINK IN NEED OF CLEANING TO REMOVE ALL SPLATTER. MUST CLEAN AND MAINTAIN AT ALL TIMES.
45. FOOD HANDLER REQUIREMENTS MET - Comments: NO ONE ON SITE WITH FOOD HANDLER CERTIFICATES. LEFT INFORMATION WITH MANAGER.
Inspection ID Date Type Results Risk
1286331 10/01/2013 Canvass Pass Risk 1 (High)
Violations
32. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: MUST REPLACE THE CUTTING BOARDS AT THE FRONT PREP AREA,HAS OPEN SEAMS
36. LIGHTING: REQUIRED MINIMUM FOOT-CANDLES OF LIGHT PROVIDED, FIXTURES SHIELDED - Comments: CLEAN INTERIOR OF LIGHT SHIELD COVERS IN THE REAR PPREP AREA AND MUST PROVIDE LIGHT SHIELD COVERS INSIDE THE DELI CASE AT FRONT PREP AREA
33. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT EQUIPMENT UTENSILS CLEAN, FREE OF ABRASIVE DETERGENTS - Comments: MUST DEFROST THE (2) LARGE CHEST FREEZERS IN THE BASEMENT AREA,HAS HEAVY ICE BUILD-UP
34. FLOORS: CONSTRUCTED PER CODE, CLEANED, GOOD REPAIR, COVING INSTALLED, DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS USED - Comments: MUST CLEAN THE FLOORS BEHIND OVEN IN THE FRONT PREP AREA ALONG WALL BASE AND CORNERS
Inspection ID Date Type Results Risk
659588 12/06/2011 Canvass Pass Risk 1 (High)
Violations
33. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT EQUIPMENT UTENSILS CLEAN, FREE OF ABRASIVE DETERGENTS - Comments: All food and non-food contact surfaces of equipment and all food storage utensils shall be thoroughly cleaned and sanitized daily.DETAIL CLEAN ROLLING UTILITY CARTS,CUTTING BOARDS AT FRONT SERVICE AREA.
35. WALLS, CEILINGS, ATTACHED EQUIPMENT CONSTRUCTED PER CODE: GOOD REPAIR, SURFACES CLEAN AND DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS - Comments: The walls and ceilings shall be in good repair and easily cleaned.MUST SEAL OPENINGS AROUND PLUMBING FIXTURES ON WALL IN THE DRY STORAGE ROOM IN BASEMENT.
38. VENTILATION: ROOMS AND EQUIPMENT VENTED AS REQUIRED: PLUMBING: INSTALLED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: Ventilation: All plumbing fixtures, such as toilets, sinks, washbasins, etc., must be adequately trapped, vented, and re-vented and properly connected to the sewer in accordance with the plumbing chapter of the Municipal Code of Chicago and the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Health.MUST DETAIL CLEAN HOOD/FILTERS ABOVE COOKING EQUIPMENTS,DUSTS ACCUMULATION ON VENTILATION COVER INSIDE THE TOILET ROOM.
Inspection ID Date Type Results Risk
608262 09/09/2011 Tag Removal Pass Risk 1 (High)
Violations
31. CLEAN MULTI-USE UTENSILS AND SINGLE SERVICE ARTICLES PROPERLY STORED: NO REUSE OF SINGLE SERVICE ARTICLES - Comments: VIOLATION STILL PENDING
32. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: VIOLATION STILL PENDING
33. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT EQUIPMENT UTENSILS CLEAN, FREE OF ABRASIVE DETERGENTS - Comments: VIOLATION STILL PENDING
34. FLOORS: CONSTRUCTED PER CODE, CLEANED, GOOD REPAIR, COVING INSTALLED, DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS USED - Comments: VIOLATION STILL PENDING
36. LIGHTING: REQUIRED MINIMUM FOOT-CANDLES OF LIGHT PROVIDED, FIXTURES SHIELDED - Comments: VIOLATION STILL PENDING
38. VENTILATION: ROOMS AND EQUIPMENT VENTED AS REQUIRED: PLUMBING: INSTALLED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: VIOLATION STILL PENDING
40. REFRIGERATION AND METAL STEM THERMOMETERS PROVIDED AND CONSPICUOUS - Comments: VIOLATION STILL PENDING
21. * CERTIFIED FOOD MANAGER ON SITE WHEN POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOODS ARE PREPARED AND SERVED - Comments: VIOLATION NOW CORRECTED
4. SOURCE OF CROSS CONTAMINATION CONTROLLED I.E. CUTTING BOARDS, FOOD HANDLERS, UTENSILS, ETC - Comments: VIOLATION NOW CORRECTED, ICE MACHINE NOW IN GOOD REPAIR AND CLEAN, OK TO USE, TAG REMOVED
Inspection ID Date Type Results Risk
608258 09/07/2011 Canvass Pass w/ Conditions Risk 1 (High)
Violations
4. SOURCE OF CROSS CONTAMINATION CONTROLLED I.E. CUTTING BOARDS, FOOD HANDLERS, UTENSILS, ETC - Comments: All food shall be protected from contamination and the elements, and so shall all food equipment, containers, utensils, food contact surfaces and devices, and vehicles. SOURCE OF CROSS CONTAMINATION, INTERIOR OF ICE MACHINE, TOP AREA OF MACHINE AND INTERIOR PANELS, APPEARS TO HAVE MOLD BUILD-UP, NOT CLEAN, INSTRUCTED TO DISCONTINUE USE, AND USE PRE PACKAGE ICE, UNTIL MACHINE IS CLEAN, MACHINE TAGGED, INSTRUCTED TO FAX A LETTER TO CDPH ONCE MACHINE IS PROPERLY CLEAN AND SANITIZE, FAX #312746-4240 CRITICAL CITATION ISSUED: 7-38-005 (A)
21. * CERTIFIED FOOD MANAGER ON SITE WHEN POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOODS ARE PREPARED AND SERVED - Comments: A certified food service manager must be present in all establishments at which potentially hazardous food is prepared or served. NO FOOD CERTIFIED MANAGER ON DUTY WITH A CITY OF CHICAGO SANITATION CERTIFICATE, WHILE POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOODS ARE COOKED AND SERVED, AT THIS TIME OF INSPECTION, INSTRUCTED TO ENROLL IN A CLASS AND A CERTIFIED MANAGER MUST BE ON DUTY AT ALL TIMES FOODS ARE COOKED AND PREPARED, COOKED FOODS PASTA 39.8, VEGETABLE LASAGNA 143.9 SERIOUS CITATION ISSUED: 7-38-012
34. FLOORS: CONSTRUCTED PER CODE, CLEANED, GOOD REPAIR, COVING INSTALLED, DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS USED - Comments: The floors shall be constructed per code, be smooth and easily cleaned, and be kept clean and in good repair. MUST CLEAN FLOORS UNDER AND BEHIND ALL EQUIPMENT, ESP. BY COOKING EQUIPMENT, REMOVE ALL GREASE BUILD-UP
40. REFRIGERATION AND METAL STEM THERMOMETERS PROVIDED AND CONSPICUOUS - Comments: All food establishments that display, prepare, or store potentially hazardous foods shall have calibrated metal stem thermometers, provided and conspicuous, for refrigerated and hot food units. MUST PROVIDE THERMOMETERS INSIDE ALL COOLERS
38. VENTILATION: ROOMS AND EQUIPMENT VENTED AS REQUIRED: PLUMBING: INSTALLED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: Ventilation: All plumbing fixtures, such as toilets, sinks, washbasins, etc., must be adequately trapped, vented, and re-vented and properly connected to the sewer in accordance with the plumbing chapter of the Municipal Code of Chicago and the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Health. MUST REPAIR LEAKING FAUCET AT THREE COMPARTMENT SINK
36. LIGHTING: REQUIRED MINIMUM FOOT-CANDLES OF LIGHT PROVIDED, FIXTURES SHIELDED - Comments: Shielding to protect against broken glass falling into food shall be provided for all artificial lighting sources in preparation, service, and display facilities. MUST PROVIDE LIGHT SHIELD ON LIGHT BASEMENT AREA, ABOVE FREEZER
32. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED AND MAINTAINED - Comments: All food and non-food contact equipment and utensils shall be smooth, easily cleanable, and durable, and shall be in good repair. MUST PROVIDE SPLASH GUARD AT EXPOSED HAND BOWL, BETWEEN COUNTER AREA
33. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT EQUIPMENT UTENSILS CLEAN, FREE OF ABRASIVE DETERGENTS - Comments: All food and non-food contact surfaces of equipment and all food storage utensils shall be thoroughly cleaned and sanitized daily. MUST CLEAN TOPS AND SIDES OF COOKING EQUIPMENT, BOTTOM OF COUNTER TABLES, AND EXTERIOR OF FRONT OVEN SURFACES
31. CLEAN MULTI-USE UTENSILS AND SINGLE SERVICE ARTICLES PROPERLY STORED: NO REUSE OF SINGLE SERVICE ARTICLES - Comments: Containers and utensils shall be inverted, covered, or otherwise protected from contamination until used. All single-service drinking straws and containers shall be discarded immediately after use. MUST INVERT SINGLE SERVE ARTICLES, THATS IMPROPERLY STORED AT FRONT SERVICE AREA

street_number: 1916
route: West North Avenue (W North Ave)
neighborhood, political: West Town
locality, political: Chicago
admin_level_2, political: Cook County
admin_level_1, political: Illinois (IL)
country, political: United States (US)
postal_code: 60622
postal_code_suffix: 1315
types : street_address
latitude: 41.9106107
longitude: -87.6757991
latlng: (41.9106107, -87.6757991)


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