Restaurant Inspections for June 11

OlympianJune 11, 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.

FLAMING EGG PLANT

The Evergreen State College, Olympia

May 16: Routine check (65 red; 10 blue)

Comments: Red — No person in charge. Manager has expired food handler card. No soap for cookline hand-wash sink and no towels for espresso hand-wash sink. Employee was using bare hands to assemble meals that are ready to eat. Several containers of food were susceptible to temperature abuse due to power loss, and there was no temperature log to show foods were still at 41 degrees or below upon first notification of loss. Blue — Personal belongings stored in dry storage. Utensils in use with food residual in between uses. Utensils should be stored in hot water or container of ice.

PAD THAI

315 Cooper Point Road, Olympia

May 21: Routine check (10 red; 10 blue)

Comments: Red — Large food preparation refrigerator was at 44 degrees inside. Blue — Large bag of sugar stored directly on floor. Soda nozzles at soda fountain are filthy.

HERFY’S BURGER

315 Cooper Point Road, Olympia

May 21: Routine check (5 red; 8 blue)

Comments: Red — Sandwich-make table was at 44 degrees. It needs to be adjusted to 41 degrees or colder. Blue — No sanitizer in bucket in back. Food was being thawed at room temperature.

TACO BELL

5650 Martin Way E., Lacey

May 22: Routine check (0 red; 0 blue)

VIKING TAVERN

6318 Martin Way E., Lacey

May 22: Routine check (0 red; 0 blue)

MENCHIES

Capital Mall, Olympia

May 22: Routine check (0 red; 0 blue)

SUBWAY

Capital Mall, Olympia

May 22: Routine check (5 red; 5 blue)

Comments: Red — Missing all but one food handler card. Blue — Rubber/foam padding around ice maker door is breaking down and needs to be replaced.

PINTS & QUARTS

Capital Mall, Olympia

May 22: Routine check (0 red; 0 blue)

BAYVIEW MARKETPLACE

516 Fourth Ave. W., Olympia

May 19: Routine check (0 red; 0 blue)

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