Wrigley Field hit with health violations

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The Levy Restaurants at Wrigley Field were hit with some health violations on May 14 during the Cubs- New York Mets series.

Some of the violations included: hazardous food at improper temperatures, ice build up in ice cream freezer and a leaking beer line.

There were problems with the bathrooms, as well. In the inspection report, it states: the men’s restrooms on the left field side had no hot water and the women’s bathroom didn’t have proper ventilation.

Here’s the full health inspection for the Levy Restaurant:

POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOOD MEETS TEMPERATURE REQUIREMENT DURING STORAGE, PREPARATION DISPLAY AND SERVICE – Comments: OBSERVED POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOOD AT IMPROPER TEMPERATURES. FOUND COLESLAW AT 45F INSIDE THE 1-DOOR REFRIGERATOR. MANAGER VOLUNTARILY DISCARDED 2# OF FOOD WORTH $10. CRITICAL VIOLATION 7-38-005A | 38. VENTILATION: ROOMS AND EQUIPMENT VENTED AS REQUIRED: PLUMBING: INSTALLED AND MAINTAINED – Comments: SLOW DRAINING 3-COMPARTMENT SINK AT TRIPPERS BOOTH #3020. INSTRUCTED TO REPAIR SINK TO PROVIDE PROPER DRAINAGE AND MAINTAIN. | 11. ADEQUATE NUMBER, CONVENIENT, ACCESSIBLE, DESIGNED, AND MAINTAINED – Comments: NOT HOT WATER AT THE EXPOSED HAND SINK AT BOOTH #3068. EXPOSED HAND SINK WAS NOT PLUGGED IN. INSTRUCTED EMPLOYEES TO WASH HANDS IN THE BATHROOM NEAR THE BOOTH. HAND SINK WAS CONNECT AND INSPECTOR VERIFIED A TEMPERATURE OF 110F. MUST PROVIDE HOT/COLD RUNNING WATER UNDER CITY PRESSURE AT THE EXPOSED HAND SINK IN THE BOOTH. CRITICAL VIOLATION CORRECTED DURING INSPECTION– MEN’S RESTROOM ON THE LEFT FIELD SIDE IN THE UPPER DECK HAS NO HOT WATER, WATER TEMPERATURE AT 55.9F. BATHROOM WAS CLOSED AND INSTRUCTED TO USE RIGHT FIELD OR LOWER LEVEL RESTROOMS. FACILILITY WAS GIVEN 5 DAYS TO CORRECT THE VIOLATION AND PROVIDE HOT WATER AT A MINIMUM OF 100F. CRITICAL CITATION ISSUED 7-38-030 | 32. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED AND MAINTAINED – Comments: FOUND ICE BUILDUP INSIDE ICE CREAM FREEZER. INSTRUCTED TO REMOVE HEAVY ICE BUILD-UP INSIDED FREEZER AND MAINTAIN AT BOOTH #2018. | 35. WALLS, CEILINGS, ATTACHED EQUIPMENT CONSTRUCTED PER CODE: GOOD REPAIR, SURFACES CLEAN AND DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS – Comments: FOUND SMALL SECTION OF RUST ON TRIM OF CEILING TILES ABOVE THE WEST SERVICE AREA AT BOOTH #2018. INSTRUCTED TO REMOVE AND MAKE IT SMOOTH, EASILY CLEANABLE SURFACES AND MAINTAIN. | 38. VENTILATION: ROOMS AND EQUIPMENT VENTED AS REQUIRED: PLUMBING: INSTALLED AND MAINTAINED – Comments: BATHROOM NEAR UPPER DECK RIGHT FIELD HAS NO VENTILATION IN THE WOMEN’S BATHROOM. MUST PROVIDE PROPER VENTILATION IN WOMEN’S WASHROOM AND MAINTAIN. | 36. LIGHTING: REQUIRED MINIMUM FOOT-CANDLES OF LIGHT PROVIDED, FIXTURES SHIELDED – Comments: LIGHT ABOVE WALK-IN DOOR OUT AT BOOTH #9095. INSTRUCTED TO PROVIDE LIGHT BULB AND MAINTAIN. | 38. VENTILATION: ROOMS AND EQUIPMENT VENTED AS REQUIRED: PLUMBING: INSTALLED AND MAINTAINED – Comments: FOUND A LEAKING BEER LINE UNDER THE BEER COUNTER AT BOOTH #2052. INSTRUCTED TO REPAIR LEAKING BEER LINE AND MAINTAIN. | 38. VENTILATION: ROOMS AND EQUIPMENT VENTED AS REQUIRED: PLUMBING: INSTALLED AND MAINTAINED – Comments: SLOW DRAINING 3-COMPARTMENT SINK AT BOOTH #3019. INSTRUCTED TO REPAIR SINK AND MAINTAIN.

The Captain Morgan Bar, adjacent to Wrigley Field, had health violations, as well.

The violations included: bartenders scooping ice with plastic cups, dysfunctional dishwasher and food wasn’t protected during display.

Here’s the full inspection report:

FOOD PROTECTED DURING STORAGE, PREPARATION, DISPLAY, SERVICE AND TRANSPORTATION – Comments: FOODS NOT PROTECTED DURING DISPLAY AND SERVICE. OBSERVED FEMALE BARTENDER SCOOPING ICE WITH PLASTIC CUP. INSTRUCTED TO PROVIDE UTENSIL TO PROPERLY HANDLE FOODS. FOODS NOT PROTECTED DURING DISPLAY AND SERVICE AT ASSURANCE CLUB. OBSERVED CONDIMENTS, SLICED TOMATOES, SLICED ONIONS, AND BREADS NOT COVERED. INSTRUCTED TO PROVIDE SNEEZE GUARDS TO PROTECT FOODS ON DISPLAY. CITATION ISSUED. SERIOUS VIOLATION 7-38-005A | 18. NO EVIDENCE OF RODENT OR INSECT OUTER OPENINGS PROTECTED/RODENT PROOFED, A WRITTEN LOG SHALL BE MAINTAINED AVAILABLE TO THE INSPECTORS – Comments: OUTER OPENINGS NOT PROTECTED OR RODENT PROOFED. DOORS HAVE A 1/2 INCH GAP ACROSS BOTTOM OF DOORS. INSTRUCTED TO RODENT PROOF DOORS TO PREVENT RODENT AND INSECT ENTRY. CITATION ISSUED. SERIOUS VIOLATION 7-38-020 | 32. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED AND MAINTAINED – Comments: EXPOSED HANDSINK NOT ADEQUATE IN NUMBER AT CAPTAIN MORGAN. OBSERVED 1 BAR AND 2 PORTABLE BARS NOT PROVIDED WITH EXPOSED HANDSINK WHILE PREPARING DRINKS. INSTRUCTED TO PROVIDE HANDSINKS FOR EACH BAR. INSTRUCTED MANAGER TO STOP SERVING ANY OPEN BEVERAGES. | 24. DISH WASHING FACILITIES: PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED, MAINTAINED, INSTALLED, LOCATED AND OPERATED – Comments: DISHWASHING FACILITIES NOT MAINTAINED OR OPERATED WHILE DRAINING WATER IN LEFT SIDE, WATER COMING UP RIGHT SIDE WITH FOOD PARTICLES AND CLOUDY WATER. INSTRUCTED TO DETAIL CLEAN DRAINLINE AND GREASETRAP TO PREVENT INADEQUATE DISPOSAL OF DRAIN WATER. SERIOUS CITATION ISSUED 7-38-030 | 31. CLEAN MULTI-USE UTENSILS AND SINGLE SERVICE ARTICLES PROPERLY STORED: NO REUSE OF SINGLE SERVICE ARTICLES – Comments: SINGLE USE ARTICLES NOT PROPERLY STORED AT ASSURANCE CLUB. INSTRUCTED TO INVERT UTENSILS TO PREVENT CONTAMINATION BEFORE USE. | 34. FLOORS: CONSTRUCTED PER CODE, CLEANED, GOOD REPAIR, COVING INSTALLED, DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS USED – Comments: FLOOR BEHIND EQUIPMENT AND ALONG WALLBASE NOT CLEAN AT CAPTAIN MORGAN BAR. INSTRUCTED TO DETAIL CLEAN DAILY. | 40. REFRIGERATION AND METAL STEM THERMOMETERS PROVIDED AND CONSPICUOUS – Comments: THERMOMETER NOT PROVIDED INSIDE BEVERAGE COOLER AT MAIN BAR OF CAPTAIN MORGAN CLUB. THERMOMETER NOT PROVIDED FOR BAR (KEG) COOLER STORING DRINK MIXES. INSTRUCTED TO PROVIDE THERMOMETER CONSPICUOUSLY INSIDE ALL REFRIGERATION UNITS.

Other Levy Restaurant stands such as the Sheffield Grill and the Mezzanine Suites passed its inspections.

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