Restaurant Inspections for Feb. 13

February 13, 2013 

Comments are taken directly from the 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.

IHOP

Jan. 15: Routine check

0 red; 17 blue

1520 Cooper Point Road SW, Olympia

Comments: Red – None noted. Blue – Interior of microwave very unclean with accumulation of dried food. Dishwasher sanitizer cycle not showing any residue. Several light fixtures have burned-out bulbs. Several pieces of equipment on cook line are dirty.

Compliance rating: 96 percent.

Panera Bread

Jan. 15: Routine check

15 red; 2 blue

2525 Capital Mall Drive SW, Olympia

Comments: Red – Employee was handling food without first washing hands after cleaning. Blue – Food prep cleanliness is in need of work.

Compliance rating: 96 percent.

Subway

Jan. 17: Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

9335 Martin Way E., Lacey

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

Compliance rating: 100 percent.

Koibito Japanese Restaurant

Jan. 23: Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

7205 Capitol Blvd., Tumwater

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

Compliance rating: 100 percent.

Plaza Jalisco

Jan. 23: Routine check

10 red; 3 blue

5212 Capitol Blvd. S, Tumwater

Comments: Red – One worker had an expired food handler card. Three-door refrigerator under counter was 44 degrees. Cold storage/handling must be 41 degrees or colder. Blue – Replace missing “Employees wash hands” sign in restrooms.

Compliance rating: 96 percent.

Olympia Country Club

Jan. 23: Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

3636 County Club Drive, Olympia

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

Compliance rating: 100 percent.

Shipwreck Cafe

Jan. 23: Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

244 Madrona Beach, Olympia

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

Compliance rating: 100 percent.

Hawks Prairie Casino

Jan. 23: Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

8318 Quinault Drive NE, Lacey

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

Compliance rating: 100 percent.

Dickey’s

Jan. 25: Routine check

5 red; 8 blue

1001 Cooper Point Road SW, Olympia

Comments: Red – Overnight monitoring of meat in smoker not available or provided. Blue – Nonfood contact surfaces coated with grease marks, drippings, smoke residual, etc. Inside floor of walk-in dirty. Lots of smoke damage to walls near smoker along the walls.

Compliance rating: 96 percent.

Swing Wine Bar

Jan. 25: Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

825 Columbia St. SW, Olympia

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

Compliance rating: 100 percent.

Frankie’s Sports Bar & Grill

Jan. 25: Routine check

4 red; 8 blue

3630 Pacific Ave. SE, Olympia

Comments: Red – At least two workers did not have current food handler cards. Blue – Thermometers in under-counter refrigerator and three-door refrigerator in wall are missing. Replace missing light covers.

Compliance rating: 97 percent.

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