FLEAEST! Roccos Tacos Boca closed due to flea infestation

The restaurant is allowed to reopen the next day.

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) – Florida’s Department of Business and Professional Regulation has closed Roccos Tacos at 5250 Town Center Circle in Boca Raton due to a flea infestation.

The shutdown was ordered on August 30th. Records show that the restaurant was allowed to reopen the next day.

A significant number of Palm Beach County restaurants are finding it difficult to control fleas and fleas this year. Rocco’s isn’t the only restaurant facing a brief closure as Florida inspectors order a cleanup and control of flying insects.

This is the official language from the DPBR report:

High priority – live, small flying insects in the kitchen, in the food preparation area, in the food storage area and / or in the bar area. About 15 live flies on shelves in the server station next to the bar. 3 dead flies on the bar in a bottle of Paqui Tequila. Bottle discarded. Approximately 10 live flies on the wall at the bar Approximately 10 live flies on the walls in the bathroom area Approximately 10 live flies on the wall at the entrance to the kitchen Approximately 40 live flies on the door frame at the exit from the kitchen to the rear shared hallway outside Approximately 15 live flies Flies on shelves for chafing dish holders and clean laundry About 10 live flies in a bag of unpeeled onions on a dry storage rack Approximately 10 live flies on boxes with gloves on the Alto-Sham warm box About 15 live flies on the wall next to the pot and pan storage rack 2 live flies on paper towels above the hand basin next to the triple sink Approximately 5 live flies on clean pots and utensils above the triple sink Approximately 50 live flies when exiting the kitchen on a cork board, shelf and booster seats. 5 live flies on unpacked Togo containers.

High priority – stop selling as food is not in a healthy, healthy condition. At the bar 3 dead flies in a bottle of Paqui Tequila. Bottle discarded. See stop selling.

Intermediate level – hand basin that is not accessible to employees at all times. Hand wash basin in the preparation area, clogged by a short frame with large lexans and ice buckets.

Intermediate level – There are no paper towels or a mechanical hand drying device at the hand basin. At the front server station. Delivered paper towels ** Corrected on site **

Intermediate Level – Water that is at least 100 degrees Fahrenheit is not provided / turned off at the employee’s hand basin. At the front server station.

Basic – surface that does not come into contact with food is soiled with dirt, slime and dust. In the case of soda machine heads on the rear server station next to the bar. Operator cleaned. In the case of pots and pans, storage containers are soiled with old sticker remnants.

Basic – accumulation of black / green mold-like substance inside the ice maker / ice bin. Called a third party company to service the machine.

Rocco’s Tacos received the all-clear the next day and was allowed to resume operations.

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