Starbucks Coffee #713 - Inspection Report

Inspection Information:

Facility Type:Fast Food Restaurant
Inspection type:Routine
Inspection date:January 31, 2013
Number of critical violations:1
Number of non-critical violations:  3

Definition of critical and non critical violations


A summary of the violations found during the inspection are listed below.

Code   Observation / Corrective Action
2-201.11(A)(1)-(5)   Critical Upon discussion with the person-in-charge, one or more of the elements of an effective employee health policy is either missing or incomplete. A complete employee health policy is required to be in place at the food establishment. At the time of this inspection, the Health Department provided and reviewed handouts and resource information in a red folder labeled "Employee Health Policy." NOTE: No documentation for an employee health policy could be located. PIC was not the regular manager for this facility, and advised documentation may be available to regular manager.
A complete employee health policy must have the following elements: 1) Employee training on foodborne illness, particularly symptoms of illness and prevention of the Big Five illnesses (see "What is Foodborne Illness" handout); and 2) Documentation that employees have been instructed of their responsibility to report symptoms of, diagnosis of or exposure to foodborne illness to management (see "Employee Illness Reporting Agreement" handout); and 3) A management plan to restrict or exclude employees, as applicable, who have symptoms, diagnosis or exposure to foodborne illness (see "Employee Illness Decision Guide for PIC/CFM" handout). The information provided at the time of this inspection will help you develop and implement this policy. Handouts are available in the following languages: English, Arabic, Chinese (traditional), Farsi, Hindi, Korean, Spanish, Thai, Urdu and Vietnamese. If you have any questions about your employee health policy, please contact your area inspector or contact the Health Department at 703-246-2444, TTY 703-591-6435.
5-202.12(A)   The hot water temperature at the handwashing sinks at the bar and kitchen were both less than 100 degrees F. (92 kitchen/88 bar)
A handwashing sink shall be equipped to provide water at a temperature of at least 100°F through a mixing valve or combination faucet.
5-205.15(B)   The hand sink basin at the kitchen is slow to drain.
A plumbing system shall be maintained in good repair.
5-502.11   Refuse containers were overfilled so that lids would not close. Containers must be emptied more frequently so that containers do not become overfilled.
Refuse, recyclables, and returnables shall be removed from the premises at a frequency that will minimize the development of objectionable odors and other conditions that attract and harbor insects and rodents.


The purpose of this visit was to conduct a routine inspection. Water Heater Information: STATE CSB5218SFEX 100. PIC will send documentation to Health Department within 72 hours confirming that hand sinks in kitchen and bar areas have been serviced so that a minimum hot water temperature of 100 degrees F is provided. NOTE: Existing hot water heater may be undersized, and replacement may be necessary.