Restaurant Inspections for Nov. 24

November 24, 2010 

Comments are taken directly from latest Thurston County inspection reports, which are available at each food establishment and at the Thurston County Environmental Health Office. For questions concerning these reports, contact the health office at 360-867-2667.

Red violations are those most likely to cause food-borne illness and must be corrected immediately if feasible or according to a compliance schedule established by the health officer. Blue violations relate to the overall cleanliness and condition of operation and must be corrected according to a compliance schedule established by the health officer. Any establishment receiving more than 45 red demerit points or more than 65 total demerit points will be automatically reinspected in 10 days. If an establishment exceeds those limits twice in a calendar year, the permit will be suspended immediately.

Bagel Brothers

Oct. 15

Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

400 Cooper Point Road S.W., Olympia

COMMENTS: Red — None noted. Blue — None noted. Compliance rating: 100 percent.

Sonja’s Cafe

Oct. 11

Routine check

20 red; 2 blue

202 Binghampton Road, Rainier

COMMENTS: Red — Two cans of Raid under the dishwasher need to be removed. Sonja’s food handler card is expired and one cook has no card. Raw hamburger patties were 44 to 55 degrees in top of make case. Blue — Most lights are not shielded. Compliance rating: 94 percent.

Best Buffet

Oct. 14

Routine check

20 red; 3 blue

5765 Littlerock Road S.W., Tumwater

COMMENTS: Red — Four workers had no food handler cards. Several iced foods were as high as 53 degrees. Rice was 135 degrees. Blue — Hand wash sign needs to be replaced at all hand sinks. Compliance rating: 94 percent.

Shari’s Restaurant

Oct. 14

Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

3425 Pacific Ave. S.E., Olympia

COMMENTS: Red — None noted. Blue — None noted. Compliance rating: 100 percent.

Basilico Ristorante Italiano

Oct. 14

Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

507 Capitol Way S., Olympia

COMMENTS: Red — None noted. Blue — None noted. Compliance rating: 100 percent.

Chop Sticks

Oct. 14

Routine check

0 red; 2 blue

119 Fifth Ave. S.W., Olympia

COMMENTS: Red — None noted. Blue — Light fixture over prep area needs covers. Compliance rating: 99 percent.

Bearded Lady

Oct. 14

Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

412 Franklin St., Olympia

COMMENTS: Red — None noted. Blue — None noted. Compliance rating: 100 percent.

Dockside Bistro & Wine Bar

Oct. 15

Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

501 Columbia St., Olympia

COMMENTS: Red — None noted. Blue — None noted. Compliance rating: 100 percent.

Fishtale Brewpub

Oct. 15

Routine check

10 red; 0 blue

515 Jefferson St., Olympia

COMMENTS: Red — Three-door line refrigerator operating at 53-57 degrees. It needs to be adjusted to maintain 41 degrees. Blue — None noted. Compliance rating: 97 percent.

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