Restaurant Inspections for Dec. 25

OlympianDecember 25, 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.

El Guanaco

415 Water St. SW, Olympia

Nov. 25: Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

Eagan's Big T

10220 Highway 12, SW, Rochester

Nov. 27: Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

Mason Dixon Line Restaurant

9900 Highway 12 SW, Rochester

Nov. 27: Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

Simply Organic Cafe

105 Yelm Ave. E, Yelm

Nov. 21: Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

King Solomon’s Reef

212 Fourth Ave. E, Olympia

Nov. 22: Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

Acqua Via

500 Capitol Way S, Olympia

Nov. 21: Routine check

45 red; 0 blue

Comments: Red — Handwash sink blocked by stacked dishwasher racks placed on sink. Sliced carrots prepared for solada handled by employer with bare hands. One employee had expired food handler card. Valve fixture next to under-counter dishwasher is constantly leaking.

Mekong

125 Columbia St. N, Olympia

Nov. 25: Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

Jack in the Box

110 Trosper Rd SW, Tumwater

Nov. 27: Routine check

15 red; 8 blue

Comments: Red — Manager and a few ofther employees are without food handler cards. Front counter and prep cooler are 43 degrees. Cold storage must be 41 degrees or colder. Missing thermometer to prep cooler. Blue — Inside the microwave is dirty. Exterior of equipment is greasy and in need of cleaning.

Walley’s

2106 Harrison Ave., Olympia

Dec. 2: Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

Eagan’s

1420 Harrison Ave., Olympia

Dec. 2: Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

Subway

2405 Harrison Ave., Olympia

Dec. 2: Routine check

5 red; 3 blue

Comments: Red — Missing food handler cards for manager and two other employees. Blue — Thawing strips of chicken inside handwash sink in back.

Character’s Corner

6620 Sexton Dr NW, Olympia

Nov. 27: Routine check

5 red; 0 blue

Comments: Red — Raw chicken in container stored on top of cart in walk-in directly next to a pan of lasagna. Meat should be kept separate from ready-to-eat food.

Dominoes

3225 Harrison Ave., Olympia

Nov. 27: Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

Subway

6541 Sexton St., Olympia

Nov. 27: Routine check

0 red; 15 blue

Comments: Blue — Food prep sink is not accessible to use due to use for storing pans and unused equipment. Baking center oven continues to leak water onto the floor. Microwave oven handle continues to have dried food on it.. Flooring beneath food prep table consists of trash and food debris.

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