Published December 12, 2012
Restaurant Inspections for Dec. 12
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. The Lemon Grass CafeNov. 16: Routine check5 red 0 blue5801 Capitol Blvd. S, TumwaterComments: Red At least two employees have no food handler cards. Blue None noted. Compliance rating: 98 percent.Meconis Italian SubsNov. 16: Routine check0 red 0 blue111 Tumwater Blvd., TumwaterComments: Red None noted. Blue None noted. Compliance rating: 100 percent.Chili Thai RestaurantNov. 15: Routine check30 red 0 blue5823 Lacey Blvd. SE, LaceyComments: Red Two employees have expired food handler cards. Container of bean sprouts in water, sitting out near grill at 56 degrees. They should be refrigerated. Blue None noted. Compliance rating: 92 percent.Cheers Lacey Bar & GrillNov. 15: Routine check5 red 8 blue5805 Lacey Blvd., LaceyComments: Red One employees food handler card has expired. Blue Knives stored between make cases. No ice scoop in wait station. Compliance rating: 98 percent.Junction Bar & GrillNov. 15: Routine check0 red 0 blue21000 Old Highway 99 SW, Grand MoundComments: Red None noted. Blue None noted. Compliance rating: 100 percent.Westside Bar & GrillNov. 16: Routine check30 red 10 blue1815 Harrison Ave., OlympiaComments: Red Cook failed to demonstrate knowledge of food code with temperatures. All employees need food handler cards, including managers. Employee handling ready-to-eat food with bare hands. Missing food advisory to menu. Blue Back kitchen door left wide open and without a screen. Slicer was filthy with meat residue on blade and other components. Compliance rating: 90 percent.The VoyeurNov. 20: Routine check15 red 5 blue404 Fourth Ave. E, OlympiaComments: Red Some employees were without food handler cards. Various foods in walk-in cooler were at temperatures ranging from 45-47 degrees. All cold storage/holding must be 41 degrees or colder. Blue Dishwasher does not provide any chlorine for sanitizing. Compliance rating: 95 percent.Cascadia GrillNov. 20: Routine check0 red 5 blue200 Fourth Ave. W, OlympiaComments: Red None noted. Blue Two employees were without food handler cards. Compliance rating: 98 percent.Office Bar & GrillNov. 20: Routine check10 red 15 blue2030 Mottman Road, TumwaterComments: Red Several employees had expired or missing food handler cards. Raw beef and pork in packages stored was stored on top of buckets used to store pickles inside the walk-in cooler. Raw meat must be stored on the lowest possible shelf, with nothing beneath it. Blue Meal plastic basket used as a scoop/strainer for dill chips in buckets inside walk-in. A utensil must be provided. Ice maker has mildew accumulating on the inside components. Area beneath bar counter is very dirty. Floor in kitchen area in poor condition. Light in walk-in missing light shield. Compliance rating: 94 percent.QuiznosNov. 20: Routine check0 red 0 blue1202 Yelm Ave., YelmComments: Red None noted. Blue None noted. Compliance rating: 100 percent.