Rappahannock Area Health District (RAHD) officials inspected food preparation and storage at two hotels in Fredericksburg earlier this month. Full reports can be accessed on the health department's website.
Homewood Suites, 1040 Hospitality Lane, Jan. 4
- No violations were found during the inspection
Kenmore Inn, 1200 Princess Anne Street, Jan. 3
- Corrected During Inspection A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at the handsink in the men's restroom and the hand sink in the bar area used by food employees.
- Corrected During Inspection No disposable towels were provided at the hand washing lavatory at the bar area hand sink.
- Corrected During Inspection Granola, on rack next to the RIC, was observed uncovered.
- Corrected During Inspection Critical Raw foods of animal origin stored over ready-to-eat (RTE) food in the refrigeration unit. Observed shell eggs stored above cooked duck in the walk in cooler.
- Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: 1-Interior of ice machine 2-Interior of microwave.
- No self-closure observed on back door to kitchen.
- Corrected During Inspection Clean mixing bowls, observed on storage rack adjacent to dish machine, stored with the food-contact surface facing upward.
- Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the hood baffles observed with accumulations of grime and debris.
- Observed wall in storage area in disrepair.
- Corrected During Inspection Observed maintenance tools, such as brooms, stored next to food items on dry storage shelving.
- Light bulbs above Reach in Freezer not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistant.
- 5 foot candles of light was observed in the ice machine / Reach in Freezer area.
The Rappahannock Area Health District (RAHD) provides health services to the Counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania, Stafford and the City of Fredericksburg.