Restaurant Inspections for Jan. 2

January 2, 2013 

RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS

Comments are taken directly from the 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.

Subway

6541 Sexton Drive, Olympia

Dec. 6: Routine check (55 red 22 blue)

Comments: Red — Handsink in back not working. One employee had no food handler card, and one employee had the wrong kind of food handler card. Meatballs were being cooled in the same container used in hot-holding. Sandwich prep table center area where teriyaki chicken and regular stripped chicken are stored is cold holding at 45-46 degrees. All cold storage and holding must be 41 degrees or below. Incorrect type of thermometer for checking temperatures. Blue — Food in walk-in exposed to mildew and mold growth in the racks and shelves. Racks used to store deli meats or when thawing inside the walk-in cooler are covered in mold and mildew. Wire shelving has huge accumulation of mold and mildew. Drain to handsink in back has a slow drain. Interior walk-in floor beneath shelving on both sides is in very poor condition with rotting food, mildew, mold, black mold, grime, dried-on food residual. Clearly there is no regular cleaning or maintenance taking place in walk-in. All floor sinks were grimy. Light not working in back. Sanitizer is weak.

Compliance rating: 81 percent.

Jack in the Box

1635 Mottman Road SW, Tumwater

Dec. 5: Routine check (0 red 15 blue)

Comments: Blue — Ceiling tiles in back are displaced and need to be repositioned to seal from rodents. Interior of both microwaves very filthy. Non-food contact surfaces in need of cleaning. Floor filthy beneath shelving.

Compliance rating: 96 percent.

Eastside Big Tom

2023 Fourth Ave. E, Olympia

Dec. 7: Routine check (0 red 0 blue)

Compliance rating: 100 percent.

Jack in the Box

4040 Martin Way, Olympia

Dec. 7: Routine check (5 red 0 blue)

Comments: Red — Chicken patties were being hot-held at 130 degrees. Hot holding must be 140 degrees or above.

Compliance rating: 98 percent.

King Solomon’s Reef Cafe

212 Fourth Ave. E, Olympia

Dec. 7: Routine check (0 red 0 blue)

Compliance rating: 100 percent.

Quality Burrito

213 Fourth Ave. E, Olympia

Dec. 7: Routine check (30 red 0 blue)

Comments: Red — Large plastic tub of refried beans looked at depth of around four inches. Beans must cool at a depth of two inches or less.

Compliance rating: 92 percent.

Happy Teriyaki

106 Legion Way E, Olympia

Dec. 6: Routine check (0 red 0 blue)

Compliance rating: 100 percent.

Far East

218 Fourth Ave. W, Olympia

Dec. 7: Routine check (0 red 0 blue)

Compliance rating: 100 percent.

Dairy Queen

19705 Old Highway 99 SW, Rochester

Dec. 6: Routine check (0 red 0 blue)

Compliance rating: 100 percent.

Eagan’s Big T Drive-In

10220 Highway 12 SW, Rochester

Dec. 6: Routine check (5 red 3 blue)

Comments: Red — Chocolate sauce mix in tank at 45 degrees. Cold holding and storage must be 41 degrees or below. Blue — Plastic drink cups in boxes stored on floor.

Compliance rating: 98 percent.

Fuji Restaurant

123 East Bay Drive, Olympia

Dec. 7: Routine check (30 red 5 blue)

Comments: Red — chicken partially cooked at 64 degrees and held at room temperature. Prep cooler at 44 degrees. Cold holding and storage must be 41 degrees or below. Blue — In-use rice scoop stored in room-temperature water. Additional cleaning needed on equipment and general surfaces.

Compliance rating: 91 percent.

San Francisco Street Bakery

1320 San Francisco Ave. NE, Olympia

Dec. 7: Routine check (0 red 7 blue)

Comments: Blue — Some wiping cloths not being stored in sanitizer between uses. More cleaning needed.

Compliance rating: 98 percent.

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