Health Protection

Mandarin Garden Buffet Restaurant
Tel: (604) 855-9888
45295 Luckakuck Way
Chilliwack, BC V2R 3C7
March 26, 2019
1.75 hours
OPERATOR (Person in Charge)
Kevin Leong
April 02, 2019
Information Provided
Require Corrections


In Use

Food Safety Training [s. 10]


Food Safety Plan [s. 23]



Sanitation Plan [s. 24]


HAZARD RATING FOR YOUR FACILITY: High (≥30) Total Score = 46

Critical Hazards: Total Number: 3
202 - Food not processed in a manner that makes it safe to eat [s. 14(1)]
Observation (CORRECTED DURING INSPECTION): Observed cooked bbq pork and chicken drumsticks were being reheated, left at room temperature to await an order, to then be reheated again.
Corrective Action(s): The above process allows the food item to pass through the danger zone too many times. The following procedure is correct:

- Fully cook food items to 74C
- Cool from 60C - 20C within 2 hours; then place into a cooler to Cool from 20C to 4C within 4 hours
- From the cooler, you may then take out portions PER ORDER to be FULLY REHATED and served.
** There is to be no partial cooking**

Provide signage at cook line to state the above.

Foods discarded at time of inspection
Violation Score: 15

203 - Food not cooled in an acceptable manner [s. 12(a)]
Observation (CORRECTED DURING INSPECTION): Observed a bin of cooked chicken and cooked beef cooling at time of inspection
Corrective Action(s): Bins were too large to allow for appropriate cooling. Divided into two bins for quicker cooling
Violation Score: 5

302 - Equipment/utensils/food contact surfaces not properly washed and sanitized [s. 17(2)]
Observation (CORRECTED DURING INSPECTION): Observed large yellow cutting block and can opener being washed at cooking woks.
Corrective Action(s): All equipment is to go back to the dishwashing prep area to be approrpiately washed and sanitized through the dishwasher.

No washing is to be completed at the cook line.
Violation Score: 5

Non-Critical Hazards: Total Number: 3
209 - Food not protected from contamination [s. 12(a)]
Observation (CORRECTED DURING INSPECTION): 1. Observed raw chicken stored on box of celery
2. Observed two bowls of vegetables stored on surface of other vegetables
Corrective Action(s): 1. Raw chicken was covered and in a tray - no signs of drippings at time of inspection.

Please note that in the future, this will result in immediate discard of the food item below. Chicken moved at time of inspection
2. Vegetables in bottom bowls discarded - there is a risk of contamination from the bowl onto food surface
Violation Score: 9

306 - Food premises not maintained in a sanitary condition [s. 17(1)]
Observation: Cleaning required at the following areas:
Corrective Action(s): - Dishwashing area - walls, floors, ceiling etc. Ceiling tiles may need to be replaced where black mould-like susbstance observed. Silicone to be replaced.
- All 2Door Cooler door tracks.
- Glasswasher tracks
- Ice machine
- Around butcher blocks
Violation Score: 9

311 - Premises not maintained as per approved plans [s. 6(1)(b)]
Observation: 1. Several light fixture covers missing
2. Several ceiling tiles missing or coming apart
3. Light fixture in dishwashing area not on
Corrective Action(s): 1. Replace all missing light fixture covers and ceiling tiles.
2. Replace any broken ceiling tiles
3. Ensure light fixture in dishwasher area is working to provide sufficient light
Violation Score: 3

Follow Up to "Critical" Violations Noted on Previous Inspections (if applicable): No corrections entered


Observed lids for bins being stored in the walk-in cooler. This is not a storage area - remove all lids and place into an appropriate storage area.

Glasswasher tested at 50ppm Cl
Dishwasher tested at 75.9C at plate surface
No signs of pest activity noted at time of inspection
All cooler temperatures and buffet temperatures meet health requirements
Sanitizer available at 100ppm Cl