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St. Charles County Food Inspection Scores: Benefits Bistro, Hattrick’s, Potbelly Sandwich Shop

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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 during the period of July 31 – August 6, 2019.

Foristell

  • McDonald’s, 21700 Veterans Memorial Parkway – score 98

Flint Hill

  • The Grotto Grill, 5074 Highway P – score 100

Wentzville

  • Maggie Malone’s, 990 Wentzville Parkway – score 90

Food Safety Manager Certification

No soap at sink 5(pnt) – Rear hand sink not set up for hand washing

  • Kids R Kids, 1020 Meyer Road – score 100
  • Wentzville Community Club Kitchen, 500 West Main Street – score 100
  • Wentzville Community Club BBQ Building, 500 West Main Street – score 100
  • Wallis Petroleum, 1235 Wentzville Parkway – score 100
  • The Tree House Learning Center, 23 Tiffany Lynn Court – score 100
  • Cecil Whittaker’s, 1155 Wentzville Parkway Ste. 131 – follow up, in compliance
  • 88 China, 1933 Wentzville Parkway – score 83

Hand sink should be maintained free of clutter and should only be used for hand washing.

Cooked PHF?s not properly cooled 5(pnt) – Cooling potentially hazardous foods are to be cooled under refrigeration. The cooling time and temperatures are to be tracked and documents maintained to show compliance with this regulation. Potentially Hazardous Foods are to be cooled from 135F to 70F in 2 hours and cooled from 70F to 41F in no more than 4 hours.  This process should be followed.

Equipment, linens, single service not stored properly 2(pnt) – In use knives and utensils to be stored in clean location

Leaking plumbing or plumbing in disrepair 5, 2(pnt) – 1).Leak below 1st compartment of 3 comp sink. 2) Men’s toilet leaks at base resulting in waste water on floor.

 Sanitizer should be available for use in kitchen all time is functioning.

General cleaning throughout to prevent build up

Foods in storage to be covered to prevent contamination.

Rear door to be repaired to prevent pest entry.

Do not use non food grade utensils such as gardening trowel to gather rice. 

  • Rookies Bar & Grill, 15356 Veterans Memorial Parkway – score 98
  • St. Gianna Catholic Church, 450 East Highway N – score 100
  • Lowrey’s Streetside Pub, 12 East Peace Boulevard – score 100
  • Duke’s BBQ Shack, 100 Ash Street – score 95
  • Benefits Bistro, 100 East Pitman Avenue – score 100
  • Captain D’s, 708 South Church Street – score 98
  • Dollar Tree, 1951 Wentzville Parkway – score 100

Lake Saint Louis

  • Schnuck’s deli and salad bar, 101 Civic Center Drive – both scored 100
  • Lake Forest Golf & Country Club, 300 Yard Drive – score 98

Dardenne Prairie

  • The Morgan School, 7401 South Outer 364 – score 100

O’Fallon

  • A Little Bit of Hobo’s, 468 Highway P – score 100
  • JJ Twigs Pizza & Pub, 1090 Tom Ginnever Avenue – score 100
  • TH Treats 1 at Walmart, 1307 Highway K – score 100
  • Edible Arrangements, 1308 Highway K – score 100
  • Timber Creek Grill, 1120 Technology Drive Ste. 108 – score 94

Food stored on floor or exposed to moisture/contamination 2(pnt) – Observed containers of meat, salad, and box of beef on the floor of the walk-in cooler.

Torn curtains or leaky door seals on machines 2(pnt) – Observed torn gaskets on equipment (True upright freezer in cookline, walkin cooler, True upright by salad prep).

Dirty NFCs 2(pnt) – Observed dirt/debris in bin with ice scoop on ice machine, shelves in walkin cooler, grates on fan in walkin cooler, microwave, can opener. Also observed dirt/debris on floors/walls.

  • Wallis Petroleum, 102 McDonald Lane – score 100
  • Schuck’s Deli, 1421 Mexico Loop Road E – score 100
  • O’Fallon Senior Center, 106 North Main Street – score 100
  • Circle K, 602 North Main Street – score 93

Sink is blocked or inaccessible 5(pnt)

Chemical Storage

Dirty warewashing sinks or machine 2(pnt) – Ware washing sink to be available to wash, rinse and sanitize utensils as needed.

  • Show-Me’s, 2509 Highway K – score 89

Sanitizers, Criteria – Chemicals. Observed 0 PPM Quaternary Ammonia strength in sanitizer bottles at the bar. Corrected on site.

Torn or broken door seals, hinges etc. (poorly maintained or in disrepair) 2(pnt) – Observed potential mold growth on the walk in cooler gasket and a torn gasket on the reach in freezer near hot holding units.

Dirty NFCs 2(pnt) – Observed soiled reach in cooler in the food preparation area.

Dirty walls, floors or ceilings because of construction or improper installation 2(pnt) – Observed accumulation of grease and food debris underneath the fryers. Clean floors regularly/ Increase frequency. Recommend a professional company to do the cleaning. This is a repeat violation.

  • Dierberg’s deli, salad bar, Bento Sushi Bar, 2979 Highway K – all scored 100
  • Imo’s Pizza, 9951 Winghaven Boulevard – score 100
  • Bristol Restaurant, 2314 Technology Drive – score 100
  • Rockin Jump, 61 North Central Drive – score 98
  • China King, 2701 Highway K – score 89

Sink used for purposes other than hand washing 5(pnt) – Observed tennis rackets and other personal items located in the hand sink in the back area. Sink should only be used for hand washing, not storage of items.

Non-food grade materials used for food storage 2(pnt) – Observed aluminum cans used as food storage in the freezer, walk in cooler, and reach in coolers. Food storage containers must be resistant to decomposition.

Vent hood dirty 2(pnt) – Observed excessive accumulation of grease in vent hoods in grill area.

Leaking plumbing or plumbing in disrepair 5, 2(pnt) – Observed leaking plumbing located underneath the three compartment sink. Repair so that equipment is in good condition.

  • QuikTrip retail, 801 Belleau Creek Road – score 100
  • QuikTrip concession, 801 Belleau Creek Road – score 98
  • Hattrick’s Irish Sports Pub, 840 Bryan Road – score 98
  • El Tio Pepe Mexican Restaurant, 315 West Terra Lane – score 100
  • St. Louis Pizza & Wings, 1266 Bryan Road – score 100
  • Culver’s, 4351 Highway K – score 98

St. Charles

  • St. Charles Lanes, 2187 First Capitol Drive – score 98
  • Allin’s Diner, 130 North Kingshighway – score 95

Observed dishmachine at 0 ppm chlorine. Sanitizer found low. Container changed and machine primed. Corrected on site.

  • La Guadalupana, 311 Droste Road – score 100
  • Trailhead Brewing, 921 South Riverside Drive – score 98
  • America’s Best Value Inn and Suites, 1310 Bass Pro Drive – score 98
  • Mobil on the Run, 1401 Bass Pro Drive – score 98
  • Bass Pro Shops, 1365 South Fifth Street – score 100
  • Zumbehl BP, 1990 Zumbehl Road – score 90

PHF?s not held at 41 degrees or below 5(pnt) – OBSERVED TEMPERATURES FOR MILK AND SANDWICHES IN THE WALK IN COOLER AT 55 DEGREES

OBSERVED MOST RECENT INSPECTION NOT POSTED

  • Zumbehl BP, 1990 Zumbehl Road – follow up, violation corrected
  • Field Box, 3721 Mexico Road – follow up, in compliance
  • NHC Healthcare, 35 Sugar Maple Lane – score 98
  • Drury Plaza Hotel Hotel, 380 Mulholland Drive – score 100
  • Cool Times, 10603 Liberty Avenue – score 100
  • St. Charles County Department of Corrections, 301 North Second Street – score 100
  • Sunshine Home Care, 618 Hemsath Road – score 88

Failure to designate a Person-in-Charge 5(pnt) – Observed no one on duty with a serv safe certification

PHF?s not held at 41 degrees or below 5(pnt) – Observed ricotta cheese in lower level cooler at 46 degrees and eggs on counter top at 70 degrees

Coats, purses and other personal items stored improperly 2(pnt) – Observed jacket setting on top of container of eggs on the kitchen counter top

NSF approved refrigerator needed when old ones need to be replaced

  • Potbelly Sandwich Shop, 1950 First Capitol Drive – score 100
  • St. Charles Quick Shop, 2010 Campus Drive – score 100
  • St. Andrews Mini Mart, 2000 Campus Drive – score 100
  • Sam’s Club Cafe, 2855 Veterans Memorial Parkway – score 95

Observed flies in the kitchen by the trash cans

  • Harvester Residential Care, 35 Lillian Drive – score 98
  • Uncle Bob’s Commissary, 1382 Charlestown Industrial Drive – score 100
  • Mr. Meowski’s Sourdough, 3315 Highway 94 N – score 100
  • The Bridge Market & Faith Community, 3257 Domain Street – score 95

Sanitizer too strong 5(pnt) – Observed spray bottles with quaternary ammonium based sanitizer mixed over 400 ppm. Quaternary ammonium test strips to be used to test concentration of sanitizer. To be mixed to 200-400 ppm or manufacturer recommendations on chemical label. Bottles to be diluted to correct concentration.

  • Big Woody’s BBQ, 1821 Zumbehl Road – score 96

OBSERVED SHEVING IN REACH IN COOLER IS RUSTING AND IN NEED OF REPLACEMENT

Dirty NFCs 2(pnt) – OBSERVED OUTER RIM OF SODA NOZZLES SOILED. OBSERVED REACH IN COOLERS SHELVING IN BACK AND FRONT AREAS OF KITCHEN SOILED

  • Crazy Bowls and Wraps, 1980 West Clay – score 98
  • Main Street Marketplace, 708 South Main Street – score 100

Weldon Spring

  • Half Baked Cookie Dough Company, 5757 Halifax Bend Court – 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 inspection scores are from May 2019

  • New China Queen, 1217 Jungermann Road – score 98
  • Nightshift Bar & Grill, 3979 Mexico Road – score 100
  • Oberweis Dairy, 7090 Mexico Road – score 98
  • O’Charley’s, 3975 Veterans Memorial Parkway – score 92
  • Old Hickory Golf Club/Pool, 1 Dye Club Drive – score 94
  • Pasta House Company, 4095 Veterans Memorial Parkway – score 92
  • Patty’s Catering Service, 2129 Parkway Drive – score 98
  • Petro Mart, 6095 Mexico Road – score 100
  • Pizza Hut, 4219 North St. Peters Parkway – score r100
  • Popeye’s, 401 Salt Lick Road – score 96
  • Reis & Irvy’s, 1600 Mid Rivers Mall Ste. T-130A – score 100
  • Rich’s Place, 4149 Highway 94S – score 100
  • Sacred Groundz, 39 Clarksburg Court – score 100
  • Savor the Southwest Food Truck, 9 Cimmaron Drive – score 98
  • Scooter’s Coffee, 322 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 100
  • South 94 Bistro, 3004 South St. Peters Parkway Ste. A – score 100
  • St. Peters Elementary School, 400 McMenamy Road – score 100
  • Subway, 272 Mid Rivers Center – score 100
  • Subway, 2955 North St. Peters Parkway – score 98
  • Taco Bell, 4120 Mexico Road – score 96
  • The Cove Concession Stand, 5270 Mexico Road – score 100
  • The Goddard School, 700 Old Salt Lick Road – score 100
  • The Window, 4008 North Service Road – score 92
  • Valenti Market & Catering, 6750 Mexico Road – score 92
  • Villages of St. Peters Memory Care, 5300 Executive Centre Parkway – score 100
  • Villages of St. Peters, 5400 Executive Centre Parkway – score 91 ( May 21), score 96 (May 31)
  • Walmart bakery, 1661 Jungermann Road – score 98
  • Walmart deli, 1661 Jungermann Road – score 96
  • Walmart meat and refrigerated, 1661 Jungermann Road – both scored 100
  • Wendy’s, 1676 Jungermann Road – score 94
  • White Castle, 4201 Veterans Memorial Parkway Ste. 38 – score 98

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