Olive Garden Italian Restaurant - Inspection Report

Inspection Information:

Facility Type:Full Service Restaurant
Inspection type:Routine
Inspection date:January 24, 2013
Number of critical violations:1
Number of non-critical violations:  1

Definition of critical and non critical violations


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

Code   Observation / Corrective Action
3-501.16(A)(2)(a)  Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat The following food items were observed cold holding at improper temperatures using a calibrated food temperature measuring device: milk in ice bath at 55░F.
Potentially hazardous foods (time/temperature control for safety food) shall be held cold at a temperature of 41°F or below unless the permit holder is using "time as public health control" as specified under 3-501.19 to limit bacteria growth. DISCARDED.
4-203.12(B)  Corrected During Inspection The ambient air temperature measuring device located in the Victory freezer was not accurate in °F.
Ambient air and water temperature measuring devices that are scaled only in Fahrenheit shall be accurate to +/-3°F in the intended range of use. A NEW THERMOMETER WAS PROVIDED BY THE PERSON IN CHARGE.


The purpose of today’s visit was to conduct a routine inspection. Thank you for accompanying me through the inspection as your participation allows me to clarify information and identify areas where your processes may need further attention or assessment. Additional food temperatures: Butter, half & half, in 1DR reach-in cooler - wait station - COLD HOLDING - 38░F 38░F Milk in 3DR refrigerator (bar) - COLD HOLDING - 39F Milk, half & half in Victory 2DR refrigerator - COLD HOLDING - 40F, 38F FOR MORE INFORMATION: ALL inspections are available for public viewing on the State of Virginia website (www.vdh.virginia.gov). Hot water heater: AO SMITH HW-670-100 Dishmachine: Hobart C44A It has been a pleasure to serve you today. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to call 703-246-2444. Thank You.