Restaurant Inspections for Dec. 1

December 1, 2010 

Comments are taken directly from latest Thurston County inspection reports, which are available at each food establishment and at the 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.

Stew’s Brews

Oct. 15

Routine check

5 red; 0 blue

9200 Littlerock Road S.W., Tumwater

COMMENTS: Red – Large dial thermometer needs adjusting. Blue – None noted. Compliance rating: 98 percent.

Sushi Kyo

Oct. 19

Routine check

15 red; 0 blue

1908 Fourth Ave. E., Olympia

COMMENTS: Red – Both workers present had no health cards. No hand soap could be found. Blue – None noted. Compliance rating: 96 percent.

Costa Nayarita

Oct. 19

Routine check

5 red; 5 blue

19939 Old Highway 99 S.W., Rochester

COMMENTS: Red – Worker was cutting raw meat on cutting board only 5 inches from tomatoes being cut for salsa. Blue – Dishwasher final rinse not reaching 160 degrees as required. Compliance rating: 97 percent.

Le Voyeur

Oct. 20

Routine check

20 red; 5 blue

404 Fourth Ave. E., Olympia

COMMENTS: Red – Some food handler cards could not be provided for several employees. Employee was using bare hands to prepare salad ingredients. Blue – Dishwaher not providing chlorine sanitizer for rinse. Compliance rating: 94 percent.

Sandstone Cafe

Oct. 20

Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

273 Sussex Ave. E., Tenino

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

Grill @ Grand Mound

Oct. 21

Routine check

5 red; 5 blue

19615 Elderberry Road S.W., Rochester

COMMENTS: Red – Morning cook’s food handler card is expired. Blue – Clean electrical cables/transformer near soup pot. Compliance rating: 97 percent.

Subway

Oct. 21

Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

9920 Highway 12 S.W., RochesterCOMMENTS: Red – None noted. Blue – None noted. Compliance rating: 100 percent.

Sizzler

Oct. 22

Routine check

5 red; 0 blue

3315 Pacific Ave. S.E., Olympia

COMMENTS: Red – Cook did not have a current food handler card on file. Blue – None noted. Compliance rating: 98 percent.

McDonald’s

Oct. 22

Routine check

5 red; 13 blue

4640 Whitman Lane S.E., Lacey

COMMENTS: Red – At least two workers did not have food handler cards on file. Blue – Install “wash hands” signs in both restrooms. Paper goods need to be 6 inches off the floor. Faucet in the mop sink vacuum breaker has been replaced with a steel plug. Compliance rating: 95 percent.

Burger King

Oct. 22

Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

902 Yelm Ave. E., Yelm

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

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