Restaurant Inspections for Jan. 19

January 19, 2011 

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.

Yukios

Dec. 3

Routine check

0 red; 5 blue

3430 Pacific Ave. S.E., Lacey

COMMENTS: Red – None noted. Blue – In-use rice scoop and utensils need to be stored in ice. Compliance rating: 98 percent.

Charlie’s Safari

Dec. 3

Routine check

5 red; 5 blue

5400 Martin Way E., Olympia

COMMENTS: Red – Thermometers need to be available to check hot holding. Blue – Dishwasher not ejecting chlorine to final rinse. Compliance rating: 97 percent.

Burger King

Dec. 7

Routine check

35 red; 0 blue

4830 Yelm Highway S.E., Lacey

COMMENTS: Red – Chicken fries were on counter at 76 degrees. Hand wash sink had trays stored in front of sink. Blue – None noted. Compliance rating: 91 percent.

Mercato

Dec. 7

Routine check

5 red; 5 blue

111 Market St. N.E., Olympia

COMMENTS: Red – Sanitizer dispenser does not provide proper sanitizer strength. Blue – A few employees are without current food handler cards. Compliance rating: 97 percent.

Burger King

Dec. 7

Routine check

10 red; 2 blue

5252 Capitol Blvd., Tumwater

COMMENTS: Red – Toxic substance was stored close to food storage in two different locations. Blue – Flooring beneath deep fryer station has abundance of food debris over a day old. Compliance rating: 97 percent.

Acqua Via

Dec. 8

Routine check

5 red; 0 blue

500 Capitol Way S., Olympia

COMMENTS: Red – Some employees had expired food handler cards. Blue – None noted. Compliance rating: 98 percent.

Chuck E. Cheese

Dec. 8

Routine check

20 red; 2 blue

Westfield Capital Mall, Olympia

COMMENTS: Red – Many food handler cards were either missing or expired – this is an ongoing problem. Produce received is in poor condition, either wilted or moldy. Missing thermometer to small reach-in cooler, and no thermometer to walk-in. Blue – Remove vent in kitchen that is filthy. Compliance rating: 94 percent.

McDonald’s

Dec. 8

Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

505 Yelm Ave. W., Yelm

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

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