Restaurant Inspections for Dec. 11

OlympianDecember 11, 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:

› 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.

SUBWAY

Westfield Capital mall

Nov. 20: Routine check

15 red; 7 blue

Comments: Red — Missing food handler cards owner/manager and one other employee. Handwash sink in back is without soap. Blue — Foam has deteriorated around the edge of the ice machine lid and may contaminate the ice. Several lights are out in back.

CHARLEY’S GRILLED SUBS

Westfield Capital mall

Nov. 20: Routine check

0 red; 5 blue

Comments: Blue — No sanitizer in sink for dishes and no residual in wiping cloth buckets.

TRAGO MEXICAN KITCHEN

Westfield Capital mall

Nov. 20: Routine check

40 red; 22 blue

Comments: Red — Hand towel dispenser at both waitress stations not working. Cooling food with more than two-inch depth inside walk-in cooler. Both food prep coolers across cook’s line were at 43-45 degrees. All cold storage must be 41 degrees or colder. Blue — Employee had open drink on back food prep table. No sanitizer bucket available in back food prep area. Utensils in use with dried food residual on top of steam table. Food prep sink plumbing leaking. Walls, floors are in poor condition in certain areas and are prone to food contact. Poor lighting at waitress station.

CHARLIE’S SAFARI

5400 Martin Way E, Lacey

Nov. 20: Routine check

0 red; 2 blue

Comments: Blue — Many areas of kitchen are in need of cleaning.

SEOUL RESTAURANT

7515 Martin Way E, Olympia

Nov. 20: Routine check

35 red; 5 blue

Comments: Red — No soap at handwash sink. Food in three-door refrigerator was 68 degrees. Blue — Large crack under back door, easily accessible to rodents.

SUBWAY

9335 Martin Way E., Lacey

Nov. 20: Routine check

15 red; 0 blue

Comments: Red — Three out of five workers do not have food handler cards. Top one-inch of roast beef and top three containers of buffalo chicken are 46 degrees.

CEBU RESTAURANT

9410 Martin Way E., Olympia

Nov. 20: Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

TACO TIME

8208 Quinault Drive NE, Lacey

Nov. 19: Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

HAWKS PRAIRIE RESTAURANT

8306 Quinault Drive NE, Lacey

Nov. 19: Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

MAYAN FAMILY RESTAURANT

2120 Marvin Road NE, Olympia

Nov. 19: Routine check

0 red; 5 blue

Comments: Blue — Ice scoop buried in the ice inside ice machine. Grime has collected on some kitchen surfaces.

MERCATO RISTORANTE

111 Market St. NE, Olympia

Nov. 20: Routine check

10 red; 0 blue

Comments: Red — Two-door prep refrigerator has various foods at 44-48 degrees.

THE GYRO SPOT

317 Fourth Ave. E., Olympia

Nov. 15: Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

TRADITIONS

300 Fifth Ave. SW, Olympia

Nov. 15: Routine check

5 red; 0 blue

Comments: Red — One refrigerator needs a thermometer.

PHO III

8765 Tallon Lane NE, Lacey

Nov. 18: Routine check

5 red; 8 blue

Comments: Red — Beef in top of make case was 46 degrees. Cold holding must be 41 degrees or colder. Blue — Rice scoops in 65 degree water. They need to be placed in ice water or hot water above 135 degrees. No sanitizer detected in dishwasher.

TACO TIME

5320 Capitol Blvd. SE, Tumwater

Nov. 15: Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

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