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St. Charles County Food Inspection Scores: Cold Stone, Rally’s, Mid Rivers Ciné

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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 within the last week, May 23 – 29, 2018.

Lake Saint Louis

  • Donatelli’s Bistro, 8653 Highway N – score 100
  • El Maguey Mexican Restaurant, 6125 Ronald Reagan Drive – score 100
  • Cold Stone Creamery, 6281 Ronald Reagan Drive – score 96

Observed that back room ice cream prep freezer bottom is broken; Damaged floor tiles, holes in walls, missing ceiling tiles 2(pnt) – REPEAT

Wentzville

  • Playtime Party Center, 1225 Wentzville Parkway – score 100
  • Wentzville Aquatics Center Concessions, 1141 Peine Road – score 100
  • Mobil on the Run, 42 West Highway N – score 100

O’Fallon

  • Ethyl’s Smokehouse & Saloon, 8505 Veterans Memorial Parkway – score 100
  • McDonald’s, 101 McDonald Lane – score 88

Improper methods of Time used for temperature control 5, 2(pnt) – Observed employees unsure of time control measurements and use of cheese marked as expired. Dirty NFCs 2(pnt) – Observed soiling inside ceiling of ice bin at ice machine. Ice bin in need of cleaning to prevent build up. Leaking plumbing or plumbing in disrepair 5, 2(pnt)

1) Observed drains below both soda dispensers in dining area leaking waste water at elbow below cabinets. Observed waste water dripping onto single service items. Suggest disposing of contaminated items and not storing single service items under waste lines per code.

2) Observed water accumulating behind and under soda mixing apparatus. Water is not draining as it should. Water should not accumulate on floor

  • Winghaven Country Club pool food, 7777 Winghaven Boulevard – score 100
  • Cecil Whittaker’s Pizza, 2968 Highway K – score 96
  • Haveli at Mastercard, 2200 Mastercard Boulevard – score 100
  • Flik at Mastercard, 2200 Mastercard Boulevard – score 100

Torn or broken door seals, hinges etc. (poorly maintained or in disrepair) 2(pnt) – Replace torn gasket on any refrigeration unit. Dirty NFCs 2(pnt) – Surfaces such as shelving, inside ceiling of ice bin near ice chute in need of cleaning to prevent build up.

  • Outback Steak House, 4002 Winghaven Boulevard – score 100
  •  No 1 Chinese Restaurant, 39 O’Fallon Square – score 92

Thermometers missing from hot or cold unit 2(pnt). Torn or broken door seals, hinges etc. (poorly maintained or in disrepair) 2(pnt) – Reach under cooler. Damaged floor tiles, holes in walls, missing ceiling tiles 2(pnt) – Ceiling tiles in front of store not smooth easy cleanable. Insufficient lighting 2(pnt) – Intensity of light in food prep area measured to be 25 cndl/ft . It is required to be 50 cndl /ft2

  • Rally’s, 506 South Main Street – score 71

No one on duty food safety certified at time of inspection. Employees not washing hands, properly 5(pnt) – Employees working with food must wash hands after handing personal items and before donning gloves and returning to work. Dirty FCSs 5(pnt) – Observed no in use sanitizer at time of inspection. PHF?s not held at 41 degrees or below 5(pnt) – Prep cooler holding items at 54 F. All items to be removed from cooler and placed in a proper cold holding facility or held with time as control. Torn or broken door seals, hinges etc. (poorly maintained or in disrepair) 2(pnt) – Observed heavy ice build up in freezer and in freezer floor. Dirty NFCs 2(pnt) – Observed inside of ice bin at ice machine soiled with a black/brown substance. Leaking plumbing or plumbing in disrepair 5, 2(pnt) – Rear hand sink waste pipe leaking onto floor. Sink is to be repaired.

St. Charles

  • Firebirds Wood Fired Grill, 1501 Beale Street – score 95

PHF?s not held at 41 degrees or below 5(pnt) – OBSERVED FOODS IN PREP COOLER( TOP AREA) #1 AT 57 DEGREES, AND FOODS IN PREP COOLER # 2(TOM AREA) AT 46 DEGREES

  • Firebirds Wood Fired Grill, 1501 Beale Street – follow up: “PREVIOUS VIOLATION HAS NOT BEEN CORRECTED, ESTABLISHMENT IS WAITING ON A PART FOR COOLER. FOR NOW, ESTABLISHMENT IS KEEPING TIME AS A CONTROL LOG EVERY 30 MINUTES AND ICING DOWN TOP OF UNIT.”
  • QuikTrip concession, 3889 Mexico Road – score 100
  • QuikTrip retail, 3889 Mexico Road – score 100
  • Pharma Medica Research, 400 Fountain Lakes Boulevard – score 100
  • Show Me’s, 2795 Veterans Memorial Parkway – follow up, in compliance
  • First Watch Restaurant, 1405 Beale Street  – score 98
  • Early Childhood Prep School, 1530 Country Club Plaza Drive – score 100
  • Pio’s Restaurant and Lounge, 401 First Capitol Drive – score 100
  • McNair Park Aquatic Center, 3200 Droste Road – score 95

Adequate hand washing facilities not supplied or not accessible

  • El Agave, 3823 Elm Street – follow up, in compliance

Cottleville

  • Moe’s Southwest Grill, 6097 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 94

Unnecessary equipment in enclosure or litter 2(pnt). OBSERVED OUTSIDE TRASH AREA HEAVILY SOILED. OBSERVED MOPS NOT HUNG UP TO AIR DRY. OBSERVED 2018 PERMIT NOT POSTED

St. Peters

The City of St. Peters also conducts its own inspections through its Food Sanitation Department. Violation details are not available. The following scores are from April 2018:

  • Laulie Cakes, 1215 Jungermann Road – score 98
  • Lions Choice food truck, 12977 North Forty Drive – score 100
  • Los Chavez Mexican Grille, 4245 Veterans Memorial Parkway – score 96
  • Lucky China, 7114 Mexico Road – score 95 (April 11), score 100 (April 24)
  • Lucky Sushi House, 222 Mid Rivers Center – score 100
  • McDonald’s, 299 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 96
  • McDonald’s 7890 Mexico Road – score 98
  • Mid Rivers 14 Cine, 1600 Mid Rivers Mall Drive Ste. 1220 – score 100
  • Mid Rivers Day Care, 349 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 100
  • Mobil on the Run, 6191 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 98
  • Old Towne Concession, 1 Park Street – score 100
  • Panda Express, 1600 Mid Rivers Mall Drive Ste. 1212- score 100
  • Papa John’s Pizza, 521 Jungermann Road – score 100
  • Papa John’s Pizza, 4171 North St. Peters Parkway – score 98
  • Papa Murphy’s, 571 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 91

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