Restaurant Inspections for Oct. 30

OlympianOctober 30, 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.

Reading Inspection Scores:

As of May 2013, Compliance Ratings (percentage scores) will no longer be given due to changes in the state food code.

Attention should be given to the type of violation (red versus blue) and whether the restaurant has a history of red violations or repeat violations.

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.

Example: not keeping food at the right temperature.

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. Example: floor is worn and needs replacing.

HAPPY TERIYAKI

5103 Capitol Blvd., Tumwater

Sept. 17: Routine check (0 red; 0 blue)

PINTS BARN

114 E St., Tumwater

Sept. 17: Routine check (5 red; 5 blue)

Comments: Red — Some food handler cards were missing. Blue — Employees’ open drinks present above food-prep area.

SUBWAY

408 Cleveland Ave. SE, Olympia

Sept. 16: Routine check (0 red; 0 blue)

THE CHINA CLIPPER

402 Fourth Ave. E., Olympia

Sept. 17: Routine check (0 red; 0 blue)

MECONI’S ITALIAN SUBS

5221 Lacey Blvd. SE, Lacey

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

LOG CABIN BAR & GRILL

7035 Pacific Ave. SE, Lacey

Sept. 19: Routine check (30 red; 12 blue)

Comments: Red — Observed same “accidental” hand-to-food contact when cook was making sandwiches and serving fries. Sour cream in top of make case was 44 degrees. Needs to be 41 degrees or colder. Blue — In the bar, the walk-in cooler has sticky black floor from spills. No sanitizer was detected in rinse cycle of under-counter dishwasher or in the bucket for wiping cloths.

PEPPERS MEXICAN RESTAURANT

114 Cherry St. SE, Olympia

Sept. 19: Routine check (0 red; 5 blue)

Comments: Blue — Handwash sink at end of line has clogged drain.

JOE’S PLACE

118 Main St. S., Bucoda Sept. 19: Routine check (0 red; 0 blue)

SIDEWALK CAFE

601 Capitol Way N, Olympia Sept. 18: Routine check (0 red; 0 blue)

JACK IN THE BOX

8215 Martin Way E., Lacey

Sept. 19: Routine check (10 red; 0 blue)

Comments: Red — Eggs were 73 degrees. They need to be refrigerated. Food in undercounter refrigerator was 44 degrees.

MEGABITES

1500 Jefferson St., Olympia

Sept. 18: Routine check (0 red; 0 blue)

PACO’S TACOS

4520 Lacey Blvd. SE, Lacey

Sept. 19: Routine check (0 red; 0 blue)

PANDA EXPRESS

4210 Martin Way, Olympia

Sept. 20: Routine check (0 red; 0 blue)

PAPA MURPHY’S

555 Trosper Road SW, Tumwater

Sept. 20: Routine check (5 red; 0 blue)

Comments: Red — One worker has no current food handler card.

BURGER KING

5252 Capitol Way S., Tumwater

Sept. 20: Routine check (0 red; 0 blue)

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