Restaurant inspections for April 18

Staff reportApril 18, 2012 

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.

MECONI'S
March 23: Routine check
0 red 0 blue
1018 Capitol Way S., Olympia
Comments: Red — None noted. Blue — None noted.
Compliance rating: 100 percent.

MAC N' MORE
March 23: Routine check
0 red 0 blue
9323 Martin Way E., Lacey
Comments: Red — None noted. Blue — None noted.
Compliance rating: 100 percent.

INFERNO'S BRICK OVEN PIZZA
March 23: Routine check
5 red 0 blue
8825 Tallon Lane N.E., Lacey
Comments: Red — Top two inches of chicken and sausage in pan in top of make case at 44-46 degrees. Blue — None noted.
Compliance rating: 98 percent.

OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE
March 28: Routine check
5 red 8 blue
2615 Capital Mall Drive S.W., Olympia
Comments: Red — Mashed potatoes were being hot held at 130 degrees. All hot holding should be 165 degrees. Blue — Hand sink on end used for thawing. Dry shelf in corner was very filthy. Grout is extremely low in front of the fryer and salad preparation table.
Compliance rating: 94 percent.

UNCORK AND UNWIND
March 27: Routine check
0 red 0 blue
324 Custer Way S.E., Tumwater
Comments: Red — None noted. Blue — None noted.
Compliance rating: 100 percent.

TRINACRIA
March 29: Routine check
0 red 0 blue
113 Capitol Way N., Olympia
Comments: Red — None noted. Blue — None noted.
Compliance rating: 100 percent.

SUSHI HOUSE
March 29: Routine check
5 red 25 blue
2000 Black Lake Blvd. S.W., Olympia
Comments: Red — Raw meat storeddirectly above cooked meat inside large food preparation table. Blue — Open employee drink above vegetables on shelf next to cook’s line. Food containers need to be dated. Thermometers used for cooking inserted inside holes in wall. This is unsanitary. Outside bulk bins filthy and outside large preparation table near the rice cooker is dirty. These areas should be cleaned and sanitized daily. Drain to handsink and food preparation table is slow. Floor in walk-in is very filthy.
Compliance rating: 92 percent.

BUZZ'S BAR & GRILL
March 29: Routine check
15 red 10 blue
501 Mudbay Road S., Olympia
Comments: Red — Person-in-charge did not demonstrate knowledge of the food code when asked about cooking, and hot and cold temperatures. Person-in-charge had no food handler card. Thermometer used for cooking was not accurate. Blue — All food removed from original packaging or processed in some form or another needs to be dated. Meat slicer was not thoroughly cleaned.
Compliance rating: 94 percent.

HISSHO SUSHI
March 29: Routine check
0 red 0 blue
1313 Cooper Point Road S.W., Olympia
Comments: Red — None noted. Blue — None noted.
Compliance rating: 100 percent.

EAGAN'S DRIVE-IN & ESPRESSO
March 30: Routine check
0 red 0 blue
6400 Capitol Blvd. S.E., Tumwater
Comments: Red — None noted. Blue — None noted.
Compliance rating: 100 percent.

FALLS TERRACE
April 4: Routine check
0 red 0 blue
106 Deschutes Way S., Olympia
Comments: Red — None noted. Blue — None noted.
Compliance rating: 100 percent.

OLY BURGER
April 4: Routine check
35 red 15 blue
2125 Caton St., Olympia
Comments: Red — Employee observed not washing hands when required. Employee observed preparing salad with direct contact to bare hands. Cooking thermometer not available to check hamburgers. Blue — Employee had open drink on top of food preparation table. Sanitizer solution in back over the proper strength. Ice scoop handle for large ice machine stored on top of machine. Floor beneath equipment is filthy.
Compliance rating: 100 percent.

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