Restaurant Inspections for May 15

May 15, 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.

OLY BURGER

2125 Caton St., Olympia

April 30: Routine check (5 red; 0 blue)

Comments: Red — Walk-in refrigerator was at 45 degrees. Cold storage/holding must be maintained at 41 degrees or colder. Blue — None noted.

Compliance rating: 98 percent.

TUGBOAT ANNIE’S

2100 West Bay Drive, Olympia

April 30: Routine check (5 red; 7 blue)

Comments: Red — Cook had expired food handler card. Blue — Food was left uncovered in walk-in cooler. Maintenance and repairs lacking in kitchen.

Compliance rating: 97 percent.

MENCHIE’S

Westfield Capital Mall, Olympia

April 24: Routine check (0 red; 0 blue)

Comments: Red — None noted. Blue — None noted.

Compliance rating: 100 percent.

OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE

2513 Capital Mall Drive SW, Olympia

April 24: Routine check (5 red; 15 blue)

Comments: Red — Inserts with potato bar ingredients were at 43-45 degrees. Cold holding/storage must be at 41 degrees or colder. Blue — Food uncovered and cooled left uncovered in walk-in. No handles provided for scoops used inside the bulk ingredient containers. Deep fryer on far left used for blooming onions is in poor condition and unclean with an abundance of grease accumulation. Floor, walls, ceiling need cleaning and maintenance. Light was out inside of dry storage area.

Compliance rating: 95 percent.

WALLEY’S

2106 Harrison Ave. NW, Olympia

May 2: Routine check (0 red; 0 blue)

Comments: Red — None noted. Blue — None noted.

Compliance rating: 100 percent.

PHOEBE’S

1800 Cooper Point Road SW, Olympia

May 2: Routine check (0 red; 0 blue)

Comments: Red — None noted. Blue — None noted.

Compliance rating: 100 percent.

THAI WAY EXPRESS

Westfield Capital mall, Olympia

April 24: Routine check (0 red; 0 blue)

Comments: Red — None noted. Blue — None noted.

Compliance rating: 100 percent.

CHUCK E. CHEESE

Westfield Capital mall, Olympia

April 24: Routine check (5 red; 8 blue)

Comments: Red — At least seven employees, including the manager, did not have food handler cards. Blue — Sanitizer for wiping cloth has no residual on it. Employee was using small container as a scoop.

Compliance rating: 100 percent.

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