St. Charles County Food Inspection Scores: 88 China, JJ Twigs, Ameristar, Three Families

Chinese Buffet

The St. Charles County Department of Public Health monitors more than 1,300 food service providers in St. Charles County. (The City of St. Peters conducts its own inspections.) Routine inspections are conducted by specialists with the department for proper food safety procedures and are scored by deducting points from a starting score of 100.

The following acronyms are used in violation information: PHF (Potentially Hazardous Food), TCS (Time/Temperature Control for Safety), FCS (Food-contact Surface), NFC (Non-food contact surface), RTE (Read to Eat).

The following scores were posted within the last week, November 1 – 7, 2017.

Lake Saint Louis

  • QuikTrip, 8334 Highway N – score 93 (“Leaking plumbing or plumbing in disrepair 5, 2(pnt), Most recent inspection not posted.”)

Wentzville

  • Caring and Sharing Food Pantry, 357 Shockdrake Court – score 100
  • Sam’s Club retail and concession, 3055 Bear Creek Drive – both scored 100
  • Wentzville Green Lantern, 506 South Linn Avenue – score 100
  • Hardee’s, 1944 Wentzville Parkway – score 94 (“Equipment to be maintained per manufacturers specs. Soda dispenser and front refrigerator leaking and several gaskets in need of maintenance. Dirty NFCs 2(pnt) – Observed high equipment surfaces in need of cleaning. Observed ceiling and walls and floor under equipment in need of cleaning to prevent build up.”)
  • Subway, 608 West Pearce Boulevard – score 100
  • 88 China, 1933 Wentzville Parkway – score 86 (“Sink is blocked or inaccessible 5(pnt) – Sink should remain usable at any time for hand washing and should be properly stocked. Dirty FCSs 5(pnt) – Observed no sanitizer set up at time of inspection. FCS in need of sanitizing. FCSs Chipped, cracked or broken 2(pnt) – chipped or cracked or broken containers should not be used. Only food grade utensils should be used. Ceiling soiled and also in need of repair / replace tiles. Ceiling / walls and floor in need of cleaning to prevent build up. Discussed Chemicals such as pesticide should not be stored in kitchen area.Personal items should be stored away from food.”)
  • Applebee’s, 1987 Wentzville Parkway -s core 100

O’Fallon

  • White Castle, 2212 Highway K – score 98
  • Walmart deli, 1307 Highway K – score 100
  • Garden Villas of O’Fallon, 7092 South Outer 364 – score 100
  • Delmar Gardens of O’Fallon, 7068 Outer 364 – score 100
  • Don Emiliano’s, 8600 Veterans Memorial Parkway – score 96 (“Food stored on floor or exposed to moisture/contamination 2(pnt) – Observed cans of food stored on the floor near the walk-in cooler, as well as two bags of onions stored on the floor in the walk-in cooler; all food must be stored at least 6 inches above the floor; the items were removed from the floor and stored properly during the inspection; Observed the shelves holding the microwave and above the cold-holding unit were sticky with food residue; the shelves should be cleaned often to reduce the sticky residue”)
  • Dos Primos, 624 North Main Street – score 100
  • El Maguey Mexican Restaurant, 2737 Highway K – score 95 (“Ready to eat PHFs not dated 5(pnt) – Observed two containers of ready-to-eat foods that were past their 7-day shelf life; both of the containers were thrown away during the inspection. Discussed with the manager of how containers of ready-to-eat foods that are not used within 24 hours of preparation or are removed from the original container must also be date; Discussed Drying mops, Linens”)
  • Ham N Egg Restaurant, 2924 Highway K – score 93 (“Raw meats above RTE food 5(pnt) – Observed raw chicken and beef were stored above ready-to-eat foods in the walk-in cooler; the food items were rearranged during the inspection, with raw meats located on the bottom shelf and ready-to-eat foods stored above; In-use serving utensils not stored properly 2(pnt) – Observed clean utensils were stored on the shelves that have started rusting; while shelves are being purchased for replacement, the utensils should be stored in containers that are always kept clean; Discussed Clutter outside, Shelves”)
  • QuikTrip, 955 Bryan Road – score 100
  • Llywelyn’s Pub, 7434 Village Center Drive – follow up (“No audible or visible means for sanitizer on machine 5(pnt) – During follow up inspection observed that previously cited violation #16 is in compliance. violation # 48 [Warewashing facilities: installed, maintained & used, test strips] show no progress and should be corrected by next regular inspection”)
  • Dunkin Donuts, 1220 Highway K – score 100
  • Subway, 619 North Main Street – score 95
  • Sushi Ai, 2981 Highway K – score 96 (“Employees eating, drinking, or using tobacco 2(pnt) – Observed two employee drinks that were not closed or covered with a lid; staff are allowed to have a drink if it is in a closed container; Dirty NFCs 2(pnt) – Observed the fan guards in the walk-in cooler were dusty; the fan guards should be cleaned often to eliminate the dust build-up; Discussed Keep cold-holding unit closed when not busy”)
  • JJ Twigs Pizza and Pub, 1090 Tom Ginnever Avenue – score 95 (“Ready to eat PHFs not dated 5(pnt) – Observed a few containers of ready-to-eat foods that were not dated or past their 7-day shelf life; all ready-to-eat food items or food items that are removed from their original container must be dated with the day of preparation or 7 days following the preparation date; during the inspection, the manager discarded the items that were not dated or past the 7 days”)
  • JJ’s Restaurant, 200 Fort Zumwalt Square – score 95 (“Unlabeled spray bottle 5(pnt) – Observed one spray bottle was not labeled with the chemical it contained; all spray bottles must be labeled with the chemical inside; during the inspection, the manager labeled the one spray bottle”)
  • Subway, 119 O’Fallon Commons Drive – score 100
  • Pathways Assisted Living, 161 Pieper Road – score 100

St. Charles

  • Fazoli’s, 1698 Country Club Plaza Drive – score 100
  • Pizza Hut, 1608 Country Club Plaza Drive – score 98
  • Subway, 2230 North Third Street – score 100
  • Mr Thirsty’s Bar & Grill, 324 North Main Street – score 95 (“FOUND DISHMACHINE SANITIZER EMPTY. SANITIZER REPLACED AND MACHINE PRIMED. CORRECTED TO 50 PPM CHLORINE. FOUND SANITIZER ALARM NOT FUNCTIONING. CHECK BATTERY OR CONTACT SERVICE PROVIDER. DISCUSSED DATE MARKING”)
  • Boschertown Bar & Grill, 3545 North Highway 94 – score 100
  • Boat House Food & Deck, 601 North Shore – score 100
  • Leo’s Pub and Grill, 2198 First Capitol Drive – score 96 (“NO PERSON IN CHARGE WITH MINIMUM REQUIREMENT FOR FOOD SAFETY CERTIFICATION. OBSERVED BUILD UP OF DIRT/DEBRIS ON HOOD FILTERS IN KITCHEN. OBSERVED FLOORS SURROUNDING FRYER AND UNDER/BEHIND EQUIPMENT WITH ACCUMULATION OF DEBRIS. Discussed DATE MARKING SYSTEM FOR POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOODS IN SLIDING DOOR COOLER AND MAKE TABLE COOLER. PROVIDE MORE VISIBLE DATES ON CONTAINERS.”) 
  • MidTowne Market deli, 317 Hawthorne Avenue – score 98
  • QuikTrip, 1640 South Fifth Street – score 100
  • Mid Town 66, 524 First Capitol Drive – score 92 (“Dirty warewashing sinks or machine 2(pnt); bathroom doors closed except during cleaning; Dumpster lids are open 2(pnt); Insufficient lighting 2(pnt) – lack of lighting in reach- freezer”)
  • Fratelli’s Ristorante, 2061 Zumbehl Road – score 100
  • Dairy Queen, 301 Little Hills Parkway – score 98
  • Dairy Queen, 2195 First Capitol Drive – score 98
  • Amerisports Bar & Kitchen, 1 Ameristar Boulevard – score 100
  • Bugatti’s Ameristar Casino, 1 Ameristar Boulevard – score 100
  • Landmark Buffet, 1 Ameristar Boulevard – score 100
  • Conference Center, 1 Ameristar Boulevard – score 100
  • Falcon Diner, 1 Ameristar Boulevard – score 100
  • Pearls Oyster Bar, 1 Ameristar Boulevard – score 100
  • Star Club, 1 Ameristar Boulevard – score 100
  • Production Kitchen, 1 Ameristar Boulevard – score 100
  • Asia, 1 Ameristar Boulevard – score 100
  • Fort Taco, 3788 Elm Street – score 96 (“Reach over Freezer not ANSI certified; Insufficient lighting 2Walk In Cooler”)
  • Taco Bell, 2203 Droste Road – score 98
  • China King Buffet, 3743 Elm Street – score 96 (“Food stored in walk in cooler and food prep area without proper protection and coverage;  Employees wearing more jewelry than a plain ring, on arms or hands 2(pnt)”)

Dardenne Prairie

  • Barathaven Alzheimers Care Center, 1030 Barathaven Boulevard – score 100

Augusta

  • Cookie Doe, 5507 Locust Street – score 100

Weldon Spring

  • Hog’s Haus Sports Bar and Grill, 810 O’Fallon Road – score 95 (“Utensils and FCS not sanitized before use 5(pnt) – OBSERVED DISHWASHER NOT SANITIZING, CHLORINE READING 0PPM.”)
  • Hog’s Haus Sports Bar and Grill, 810 O’Fallon Road – follow up
  • Jack in the Box, 6000 South Highway 94 – score 94 (“Dirty NFCs 2(pnt) – OBSERVED REACH IN COOLER SHELVING SOILED BY DRIVE THRU. OBSERVED HANDSINK SOILED.  OBSERVED FLOORING IN WALK IN COOLER AND WALK IN FREEZER SOILED. OBSERVED FLOORING HEAVILY SOILED WITH GREASE IN BETWEEN FRYER AND REACH IN COOLER.”)
  • Breeze Park, 600 Breeze Park Drive – score 100

Cottleville

  • La Chata, 3891 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 93 (“PHF?s not held at 41 degrees or below 5(pnt) – OBSERVED COLD HOLDING TEMPERATURES AT 49 DEGREES. TEMPERATURES FOR COLD HOLDING NEEDS TO BE KEPT AT 41 DEGREES OR LOWER. Unnecessary items/clutter and litter 2(pnt) – ITEMS SUCH AS EQUIPMENT THAT IS NONFUNCTIONAL OR NO LONGER USED SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM THE PREMISES. (REPEAT VIOLATION); Discussed ICE SCOOP STORAGE, VOMITING/DIARRHEA CLEAN UP PROCEDURE”)
  • Moe’s Southwest Grill, 6097 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 89 (“Dirty FCSs 2(pnt) – OBSERVED ICE SCOOP CONTAINER SOILED (REPEAT VIOLATION); OBSERVED PERMIT NOT POSTED IN PUBLIC VIEW. OBSERVED THAT LAST INSPECTION WAS NOT POSTED”)

Defiance

  • Ages & Stages Learning Center, 3925 Highway D – score 100

St. Peters

(The City of St. Peters conducts its own inspections through its Food Sanitation Department. Violation details are not available. The following scores are from September 2017)

  • Nightshift Bar & Grill, 3979 Mexico Road – score 100
  • Northern Tool & Equipment, 4055 Veterans Memorial Parkway – score 100
  • Panda Express, 1600 Mid Rivers Mall Drive Ste. 1194 – score 100
  • Papa John’s Pizza, 4171 North St. Peters Parkway – score 93 (September 5), score 93 (September 19)
  • Penn Station East Coast Subs, 318 Mid Rivers Mall Drive Ste. 1 – score 98
  • Petro Mart, 6098 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 100
  • Petro Mart, 664 Jungermann Road – score 100
  • Red Robin, 317 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 100
  • Rich’s Place, 4149 Highway 94 S – score 98
  • Salvatore’s Pizza & Pasta, 4139 Highway 94 S – score 88
  • SCCYSA Woodlands Park Concession Stand, 221 Spencer Road Ste. A – score 100
  • Scooter’s Coffee, 322 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 93
  • Shady Grove Grill, 1267 Jungermann Road – score 100
  • Shop N Save, 60 Harvester Square – score 98
  • Sports Center Park Food Concessions, 7 North Service Road – score 100
  • St. Louis Bread Co, 290 Mid Rivers Mall Circle – score 100
  • St. Petes Golf Course, 200 Salt Lick Road – score 100
  • Starbuck’s Coffee, 7098 Mexico Road – score 98
  • Starbuck’s Coffee, 6187 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 100
  • StLouisianaQ, 10202 Village Drive East – score 100
  • Subway, 631 Salt Lick Road – score 98
  • Taco Bell, 6082 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 96
  • Target Stores, 6241 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 98
  • Target Stores Snack Bar, 6241 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 100
  • Taste of Mayberry Kettlecorn, 124 Oakridge West Drive – score 100
  • The Window, 4008 North Service Road – score 98
  • Third Wheel Brewing, 4008 North Service Road – score 100
  • Three Families Restaurant, 4899 Mexico Road – score 98
  • Throw Backs, 1042 Venture Drive – score 100
  • United Services for Children, 4140 Old Mill Parkway – score 98
  • Valenti Market & Catering, 6750 Mexico Road – score 98
  • Vetta West, 1330 Harvestowne Industrial Drive – score 100
  • Villages of St. Peters, 5400 Executive Centre Parkway – score98