Restaurant Inspections for March 12

OlympianMarch 12, 2014 

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: a worn floor that needs replacing.

Urban Onion

116 Legion Way SE, Olympia

Feb. 21: Routine check

0 red; 18 blue

Comments: Blue — Dishwashing machine is not providing any chlorine sanitizer for rinse cycle. Utensils, dishes and other equipment were not being properly sanitized. Must verify that drain line of ice machine bin terminates to an indirect drain. Far right door of prep refrigerator falls off when opened.

City Picnics

1125 Washington St. SE, Olympia

Feb. 24: Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

Great India Cuisine

116 Fourth Ave. W, Olympia

Feb. 25: Routine check

35 red; 0 blue

Comments: Red — Two tubs of raw chicken stored on open shelving at 55-60 degrees. Other foods in two-door reach-in and three-door prep refrigerator was at 47-50 degrees. Walk-in cooler is in the process of being repaired and replaced. All other coolers are at capacity for foods being displaced. Food needs to be distributed to ice baths until walk-in repairs are completed.

Honey Baked Ham

2915 Harrison Ave., Olympia

Feb. 27: Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

Panda Express

Capital Mall, Olympia

Feb. 25: Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

Papa Murphy’s

400 Cooper Point Road SW, Olympia

Feb. 27: Routine check

5 red; 2 blue

Comments: Red — A manager had expired food handler card, and several employees were missing cards. Blue — Floor beneath shelving inside walk-in is going black with dried food residual.

McMennamin’s Spar Cafe and Bar

114 Fourth Ave. E, Olympia

Feb. 27: Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

Saigon Rendezvous

117 Fifth Ave. W, Olympia

Feb. 28: Routine check

5 red; 11 blue

Comments: Red — Provide thermometer to two-door prep refrigerator. Blue — Presence of vecter entry. Clean and maintain surfaces such as refrigerator doors and handles. Accumulation of food debris under refrigerators and work counters. Food and debris accumulation on floor in kitchen and back storage areas.


19810 Old Highway 99 SW, Rochester

Feb. 27: Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

Cafe Love

205 Fourth Ave. E, Olympia

March 3: Routine check

0 red; 0 blue

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