Restaurant Inspections for Jan. 16

January 16, 2013 

RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS

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.

El Nopal

3002 Harrison Ave. NW, Olympia

Dec. 18: Routine check (15 red; 7 blue)

Comments: Red – Direct hand contact with food was observed while preparing customer’s plate. Blue – Lots of food was uncovered in walk-in and refrigerator. Missing light shield inside the walk-in cooler.

Compliance rating: 94 percent.

Brewery City Pizza

2705 Harrison Ave. NW, Olympia

Dec. 18: Routine check (0 red; 16 blue)

Comments: Red – None noted. Blue – Utensils in use not stored away properly or replaced when dirty. Door seals in poor condition and unclean. Upon arrival, found pizza prep cooler where pizzas are prepared and sauced to be very unkempt with abundance of ingredients littering the table and sauce table unclean. Outside front of refrigerator unclean with dried-on food residual accumulation on the grills.

Compliance rating: 96 percent.

Eagan’s Westside

1420 Harrison Ave. NW, Olympia

Dec. 18: Routine check (0 red; 2 blue)

Comments: Red – None noted. Blue – Ceiling around vent directly above chest freezer is in disrepair.

Compliance rating: 99 percent.

Subway

8205 Martin Way E, Lacey

Dec. 13: Routine check (10 red; 0 blue)

Comments: Red – Multiple containers of lunch meat have temperatures warmer than 41 degrees. Blue – None noted.

Compliance rating: 97 percent.

Panera Bread

1320 Marvin Road NE, Lacey

Dec. 13: Routine check (0 red; 0 blue)

Comments: Red – None noted. Blue – None noted.

Compliance rating: 100 percent.

All Fed Up

728 Fourth Ave. E, Olympia

Dec. 14: Routine check (15 red; 0 blue)

Comments: Red – Employee food handler card expired. Mobile food unit must be returned to commissary facility for service and storage. Blue – None noted.

Compliance rating: 96 percent.

Villa Pizza

Westfield Capital Mall, Olympia

Dec. 13: Routine check (45 red; 13 blue)

Comments: Red – Manager and several employees are without food handler cards. Employee coming on shift from outside and begins to handle food without first washing hands. Meatballs hot-held at 133 degrees. All hot holding must maintain 140 degrees or above. Chicken strips on top of pizza preparation table were at 46-47 degrees. Blue – Toxic spray bottle above three-compartment sink without label. Ice scoop stored on top of dirty soda grate below the dispensers. Large mixing bowl unclean from last use.

Compliance rating: 86 percent.

Subway

2405 Harrison Ave. NW, Olympia

Dec. 14: Routine check (15 red; 0 blue)

Comments: Red – Meatballs only hot holding between 130-138 degrees. Middle area of sandwich prep cooler is much hotter than other inserts. Blue – None noted.

Compliance rating: 96 percent.

Panda Express

Westfield Capital Mall, Olympia

Dec. 13: Routine check (0 red; 0 blue)

Comments: Red – None noted. Blue – None noted.

Compliance rating: 100 percent.

Jamba Juice

Westfield Capital Mall, Olympia

Dec. 13: Routine check (10 red; 0 blue)

Comments: Red – Person in charge was without food handler card, along with several employees. Missing thermometers to refrigerator beneath juicer station. Blue – None noted.

Compliance rating: 97 percent.

Teriyaki Delight

855 Trosper Road SW, Tumwater

Dec. 14: Routine check (10 red; 6 blue)

Comments: Red – Three employees were without food handler cards. Pineapple juice stored in zinc can in refrigerator. Blue – Walls and appliances need cleaning. Rice scoop was found in cloudy 56 degree water.

Compliance rating: 96 percent.

McDonald’s

19704 Old Highway 99 SW, Rochester

Dec. 13: Routine check (0 red; 0 blue)

Comments: Red – None noted. Blue – None noted.

Compliance rating: 100 percent.

Don Juan Mexican Kitchen

639 E. Lincoln St., Tenino

Dec. 13: Routine check (40 red; 0 blue)

Comments: Red – Deep marinating in liquid coffee pot is 89-107 degrees. Raw beef thawing on counter was 53 degrees. No food handler cards on premises. Pot used with coffee inside cannot be used again for food. Blue – None noted.

Compliance rating: 90 percent.

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