Expired Division of Hotels and Restaurants license, several concerns about the hand washing sink, and more were found during an April 16th inspection.
DOMU restaurant inside East End Market was found to be operating with an expired Division of Hotels and Restaurants license during its most recent inspection which was on April 16th. 27 other health code violations were also found, many of which were immediately corrected on site.
DOMU was awarded Best Japanese Restaurant Critics Choice by Orlando Magazine
A recent USA Today feature called "50 States, 50 Ramen Destinations" name checked Domu for the Florida ramen pick. Domu is an Orlando restaurant in the Audubon Park District inside East End Market, 3201 Corrine Drive. This was first reported by Orlando Sentinel.
The word domu is slang for “coming off of the dome" aka "whatever comes to mind according to owner Sonny Nguyen. (Source)
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The 28 Violations:
16-03-4 Basic - Accumulation of debris inside warewashing machine.
16-21-4 Basic - Accumulation of debris on exterior of warewashing machine.
14-01-4 Basic - Bowl or other container with no handle used to dispense food. Bowl used as scoop in rice **Corrected On-Site**
36-34-5 Basic - Ceiling/ceiling tiles/vents soiled with accumulated food debris, grease, dust, or mold-like substance. Dust build up on black tiles in ware wash area
14-09-4 Basic - Cutting board has cut marks and is no longer cleanable. Long boards at ware wash to be clean
12B-07-4 Basic - Employee beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. Drink in container with box of soup stock **Corrected On-Site**
40-06-4 Basic - Employee personal items stored in or above a food preparation area. Softball and black bag on bag in box sodas **Corrected On-Site**
14-11-4 Basic - Equipment in poor repair. Cooler at cook line, sandwich make table unit, top lid has lining hanging
36-41-4 Basic - Fan cover in walk-in cooler/freezer has accumulation of dust or debris.
14-42-4 Basic - Hood filter missing from automatic fire suppression/exhaust system. End hood filter only half up, open gap on right side of system **Corrected On-Site**
22-19-4 Basic - Interior of microwave soiled with encrusted food debris. **Corrected On-Site**
05-09-4 Basic - No conspicuously located ambient air temperature thermometer in holding unit. In 2 coolers, one at root counter and one at cook line **Repeat Violation**
31B-04-4 Basic - No handwashing sign provided at a hand sink used by food employees. Bar **Corrected On-Site**
16-46-4 Basic - Old labels stuck to food containers after cleaning. Plastic containers with old labels on clean storage area
36-26-4 Basic - Wall soiled with accumulated black debris in dishwashing area. Dish machine area
21-12-4 Basic - Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. Wet cloth at front counter **Corrected On-Site**
10-08-4 Basic - scoop handle in contact with salt. Handle of scoop touching salt in salt container **Corrected On-Site**
50-17-2 High Priority - Operating with an expired Division of Hotels and Restaurants license.
08A-05-4 High Priority - Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. Raw shelled eggs on top of beer keg in cooler at bar and over juices **Corrected On-Site**
41-02-4 High Priority - Toxic substance/chemical stored by or with food. Chemical spray bottle on shelf over bag in box sodas **Corrected On-Site**
31A-03-4 Intermediate - Handwash sink not accessible for employee use due to items stored in the sink. Hose , bowls and measuring spoons in basin of hand sink at cook line **Corrected On-Site**
31A-11-4 Intermediate - Handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing. Cook filling bus tub with water from hand sink at cook line
02B-01-4 Intermediate - Menu does not identify which items contain raw or undercooked animal foods covered by the consumer advisory. Drinks with Rae egg whites shaken into drinks The Equator, Matcha talking about and Paloma Fizz **Corrected On-Site**
31B-02-4 Intermediate - No paper towels or mechanical hand drying device provided at handwash sink. Hand sink at cook line **Corrected On-Site**
16-34-4 Intermediate - No quaternary ammonium chemical test kit provided when using quaternary ammonium chemical sanitizer at three-compartment sink/warewashing machine. For 3 bay sink and sanitizing buckets
02B-02-4 Intermediate - Raw/undercooked animal food offered and establishment has no written consumer advisory. Raw animal foods must be fully cooked prior to service. For drink menus , the following drinks have raw egg whites The Equator, Matcha talking about and Paloma Fizz Manager printed out new menus **Corrected On-Site** **Corrected On-Site**
41-17-4 Intermediate - Spray bottle containing toxic substance not labeled. 2 spray bottles on shelf over bag in box and 1 chemical bottle at the bar **Corrected On-Site**
29-28-4 Intermediate - Water treatment device has not been inspected or serviced according to manufacturer's instructions. For ice machine