Restaurant Inspections for Jan. 12

January 12, 2011 

Comments are taken directly from the 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.

Heavenly Donuts

Nov. 30

Routine check

0 red; 15 blue

805 Sleater-Kinney Road S.E., Lacey

COMMENTS: Red — None noted. Blue — Ice scoop stored in ice machine. Seal on bagel door needs repair. Bleach used in sanitizing solution was weak. Compliance rating: 96 percent.

Bangkok Thai

Nov. 29

Routine check

10 red; 8 blue

700 Sleater-Kinney Road S.E., Lacey

COMMENTS: Red — Hand washing sink not operational. Blue — Sanitizing solution not present in wiping cloths. Thawing meats in standing water. Compliance rating: 95 percent.

Eagan’s Big Tom Drive-in

Dec. 1

Routine check

5 red; 0 blue

10220 Highway 12 S.W., Rochester

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

Hot Iron Grill

Dec. 3

Routine check

20 red; 20 blue

345 Cooper Point Road S.W., Olympia

COMMENTS: Red — Hand sink in kitchen had no towels and was not accessible. Sauce in open containers for self-service without sneeze guard. No bucket of sanitizer to be found near cooking area or back kitchen. Blue — No thermometer on site to check food temperatures. Expired food handler card. Utensils used for cooking stored in filthy water in bucket without ice. Can opener blade filthy and slicer not cleaned after last use. Compliance rating: 90 percent.

Arby’s

Dec. 3

Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

2528 Harrison Ave., Olympia

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

New Teriyaki & Sushi

Dec. 6

Routine check

15 red; 8 blue

5500 Corporate Center Lane S.E., Lacey

COMMENTS: Red — Items stored in hand wash sink. In-use utensils stored in room temperature water and three knives were in sanitizing solution. Food handlers cards are needed for some workers. Blue — Coolers need additional cleaning. Floors need additional cleaning, especially under equipment. Compliance rating: 94 percent.

Capital Grill

Dec. 6

Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

Pritchard Building, Olympia

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

Sidewalk Cafe

Dec. 6

Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

601 Capitol Way N., Olympia

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

Happy Teriyaki No. 4

Dec. 7

Routine check

5 red; 3 blue

8205 Martin Way S.E., Lacey

COMMENTS: Red — Need “undercooked food” warning sign for sushi bar. Blue — Knives stored between tables. Compliance rating: 98 percent.

Bavarian Corner

Dec. 7

Routine check

40 red; 5 blue

8910 Martin Way E., Lacey

COMMENTS: Red — Five or six pans of various meats were covered and stacked in two-door reach-in refrigerator. Thermometer for that same unit read 58 degrees. Blue — Boxes of cookies and pastries stored on floor. Compliance rating: 89 percent.2

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