Romano’s Macaroni Grill was temporarily closed on Friday because of rodent droppings. This is the second bad inspection for Romano’s this summer. In July they were also temporarily closed for rodent droppings with a total of 48 violations.
The good news this time is that there were only nine total violations. But three were high priority and one of those was a doozy.
- Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Rice 45°, cheese 53°, onions 52°, capers 52°, cooked chicken 51°, cut tomatoes 51°, butter 57°. Salad cooler next to hand washing sink. Manager stated moved food to cooler less than 4 hours. Stated he moved food to cooler at 12:00pm. Reachin cooler by stove, broccoli rabe 55°, butter 55°, cheese 52°, cut leafy greens 52°. In cooler less than 4 hours. Manager opted to discard. **Corrective Action Taken** **Repeat Violation**
- Raw animal foods not properly separated from one another based upon minimum required cooking temperature in reach-in cooler, raw chicken over raw beef in reach in cooler. **Corrected On-Site** **Repeat Violation**
- Rodent activity present as evidenced by rodent droppings found, 2 fresh under table near ice machine. 3 fresh in prep room under table where slicer is located. 3 dry under prep table on cookline. Approximately 10 fresh in dry storage. **Repeat Violation**
Romano’s is on the west side of Military Trail just north of Glades Road.
Other notable inspections include:
Hunan City (Yamato between 441 and Lyons, near Doris Market) with 27 total violations. Only 2 were marked high priority and there were no emergency orders or callbacks required. Casa L’Italien in the same plaza had 12 violations.
Henry’s on Jog Road in Delray Beach (north of Clint Moore and across from the Morikami) with 23 violations including 5 high priority and a warning.
Meza on Yamato (near Congress and the train station) had 18 violations including 3 high priority and a warning. They had 20 violations in an earlier report this month.
Villa Rosano (Clint Moore near 441) had 16 violations, though only two were high priority.
Cannoli Kitchen on Powerline had 11 violations, with only one high priority.
On the south side of Yamato near Broken Sound, Palm Beach Bagel had 12 violations and Miller’s Ale House had 11.
On the relatively good side, the best of the week was Burger King on Glades Road near the Turnpike, with only one minor violation. Brendy’s Yogurt on Clint Moore at Jog also had one violation.
- The “Yogurt and Ice Cream” place on Yamato west of 441 (we didn’t even know it was there)
- Chuck E Cheese on 441 near Target
- Wendy’s in Loggers Run Plaza
- Sweet Tomatoes on Beracasa Way