Restaurant Inspections for Jan. 5

January 5, 2011 

Comments are taken directly from latest 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.

Sampan

Nov. 18

Routine Check

20 red 5 blue

922 Hensley St. N.E., Olympia

COMMENTS: Red — Dishwasher not reaching proper temperature during final rinse. Hand wash sink in sushi area not easily accessible. Several employees are missing food handler cards. Blue — A consumer advisory must be posted for sushi. Compliance rating: 95 percent.

4th Avenue Ale House

Nov. 19

Routine Check

0 red 0 blue

210 Fourth Ave. E., Olympia

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

The Bread Peddler

Nov. 22

Routine Check

5 red 0 blue

222 Capitol Way N., Olympia

COMMENTS: Red — One employee had no current food handler card. Blue — None noted. Compliance rating: 98 percent.

5th Ave. Sandwich Shop

Nov. 23

Routine Check

5 red 0 blue

117 Fifth Ave. S.E., Olympia

COMMENTS: Red — One employee had an expired food handler card. Blue — None noted. Compliance rating: 98 percent.

Meconi’s Italian Subs

Nov. 23

Routine Check

0 red 0 blue

111 Tumwater Blvd., Tumwater

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

Bailey’s Bar & Grill

Nov. 29

Routine Check

0 red 8 blue

3333 Martin Way E., Olympia

COMMENTS: Red — None noted. Blue — Hand contact surfaces such as refrigerator door need regular cleaning. Provide an anti-siphon device on faucet that has a hose attached. Compliance rating: 98 percent.

Olive Garden

Nov. 30

Routine Check

5 red 0 blue

2400 Capital Mall Drive, Olympia

COMMENTS: Red — Several employees were missing or had expired food handler cards. Blue — None noted. Compliance rating: 98 percent.

Burger King

Nov. 30

Routine Check

0 red 8 blue

400 Cooper Point Road, Olympia

COMMENTS: Red — None noted. Blue — Tomato slicer used and not cleaned immediately. Door latch to walk-in cooler and freezer are in disrepair. Compliance rating: 98 percent.

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