Chipotle Mexican Grill - Inspection Report

Inspection Information:

Facility Type:Fast Food Restaurant
Inspection type:Routine
Inspection date:February 11, 2013
Number of critical violations:1
Number of non-critical violations:  4

Definition of critical and non critical violations


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

Code   Observation / Corrective Action
4-501.114(C)  Corrected During Inspection Critical When tested, the quaternary ammonium compound-based sanitizing solution was observed to be at a concentration less than what is required for effective sanitization of food-contact surfaces of equipment and utensils. Observed the sanitizing solution in the sanitizing bucket with a concentration of 150 ppm total quaternary ammonium compound. CFM reset sanitizing bucket to 400 ppm.
The quaternary ammonium sanitizer used in this facility shall have a minimum concentration of at least 200 ppm OR based on the manufacturer's use directions and using the appropriate test kit.
3-304.14(B)(1)  Corrected During Inspection Wet wiping cloths used for wiping counters and other equipment surfaces were observed stored on the counter.
Wet wiping cloths are to be used for wiping counters and other equipment surfaces and are to be held in a chemical sanitizer solution at the appropriate concentration between uses.
5-501.112(A)  Corrected During Inspection Unprotected plastic waste bags used to store miscellaneous refuse are stored unprotected from pests and rodents outside the establishment.
Refuse receptacles not meeting the requirements specified under 5-501.13(A) such as receptacles that are not rodent resistant, unprotected plastic bags and paper bags, or baled units that contain materials with food residue may not be stored outside.
5-501.111   The waste storage container on the left side has a broken lid.
Storage areas, enclosures, and receptacles for refuse, recyclables, and returnables shall be maintained in good repair.
5-501.113(B)  Corrected During Inspection Outside refuse container was uncovered.
Receptacles and waste handling units for refuse, recyclables, and returnables shall be kept covered with tight fitting lids or doors if kept outside the food establishment.


Today’s inspection was to conduct a routine assessment inspection. Water Heater: A.O. Smith DVE 120100 FOR MORE INFORMATION: If you have any questions or concerns, please call 703-246-2444. Thank you.