St. Charles County Food Inspection Scores: Cracker Barrel, Imo’s, Oberweis, Pirrone’s

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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, August 30 – September 5, 2017.

Lake Saint Louis

  • Field Box West, 760 Lakeside Plaza – follow up, in compliance
  • Andrews Academy, 1701 Feise Road – score 98

Wentzville

  • Timberland High School, 559 East Highway N – score 100
  • Boone Trail Elementary School, 555 East Highway N – score 100

O’Fallon

  • Just 4 Us Childcare & Learning Center, 192 Frontier Park Drive -s core 100
  • Progress West Health Care Center, 2 Progress Point Parkway -s core 100
  • Cracker Barrel, 120 Progress Point Court – score 98
  • ABC Daycare & Learning Center, 2796 Highway K – score 100
  • Little Guppy Child Development Center, 1078 Bryan Road – score 100
  • West County Day School, 9983 Winghaven Boulevard – score 100
  • Circle K, 602 North Main Street – score 89 (“Employees eating, drinking, or using tobacco 2(pnt); Observed an open bag of chips and open beverage sitting in the back storage area on top of a package of alcohol; employees should only be eating and drinking in designated areas of the establishment; Sink used for purposes other than hand washing 5(pnt); Observed the hand washing sink located in the back storage area was filled with cans and could not be used for hand washing due to that reason; Observed the hand washing sink by the soda fountain machines did not have soap; each hand washing sink must have running hot water, paper towels, and soap; Observed the hand washing sink near the front of the establishment (behind the check-out area) did not have paper towels; all hand washing sinks must have running hot water, paper towels, and soap; Dirty NFCs 2(pnt); Observed the fan guards in the walk-in cooler are dusty and need to be cleaned; Observed the soda nozzles for the fountain machines contain black debris on the inside; nozzles should be washed, rinsed, and sanitized daily to reduce the build-up of debris; Observed the mop was sitting in the mop water in the front storage area; mops must be hanging or flipped upside down when not in use; the mop should only be in the mop water when in the process of cleaning the floors”)
  • Crossroads Elementary School, 7500 Highway K – score 100
  • Papa John’s Pizza, 929 Highway K – score 93 (“Employees eating, drinking, or using tobacco 2(pnt); Observed one employee chewing gum while preparing food; no employee should be chewing gum or eating food while preparing or cooking food; chewing gum and eating should only be allowed in designated areas; Observed the most recent inspection report was not displayed in the food establishment; this new inspection report should be printed and hung up in the establishment as soon as possible”)
  • Imo’s Pizza, 2756 Highway K – score 95 (“Observed the chlorine-based sanitizer in the 3-compartment sink and in the bucket was at 0 PPM; the chlorine-based sanitizer should be around 100 PPM; manager drained and remade the sanitizer, measuring at 100 PPM”)
  • Imo’s Pizza, 625 North Main Street – score 91 (“Torn or broken door seals, hinges etc. (poorly maintained or in disrepair) 2(pnt); Observed the door handle on one of the reach-in freezers is loose and needs to be fixed and/or replaced; Observed the paper towel dispenser for the hand washing sink is broken; dispenser needs to be replaced immediately; Dirty NFCs 2(pnt); Observed the ice machine contains residue on the inside and needs to be cleaned immediately; ice machine should be drained, washed, rinsed, and sanitized often to reduce the build-up of residue; Observed the establishment did not have the most recent inspection report displayed for the public to view; this new inspection report must be printed and hung in the establishment immediately”)

St. Charles

  • Chartwell’s at Coverdell Elementary, 2475 West Randolph Street – score 100
  • Embassy Suites Cyprus Kitchen Main, 2 Convention Center Plaza – score 86 (“Dirty FCSs 2(pnt); Observed pans in oven heavily soiled in the omelette station area. PHF?s not held at 41 degrees or below 5(pnt); Observed foods in the omelette station cooler at 52 degrees. Observed foods in the restaurant kitchen reach in prep cooler at 46 degrees. Mice feces or roaches seen 5(pnt); Observed roach in the omelette station area. Observed fruit flies in the bar area. Dirty NFCs 2(pnt); Observed omelet station oven soiled. Observed shelving soiled in restaurant kitchen. Observed wall soiled in restaurant kitchen by hand sink.”)
  • Embassy Suites Cyprus Kitchen Main, 2 Convention Center Plaza – follow up, in compliance
  • Embassy Suites Caffeina’s, 2 Convention Center Plaza – score 100
  • JJ’s Bar & Grill, 1215 South Duchesne Drive – score 100
  • Pizza Hut, 2440 West Clay Street – score 100
  • The English Shop, 423 South Main Street – score 100
  • Firebirds Wood Fired Grill, 1501 Beale Street – score 98
  • Mattingly’s St. Charles Sports Bar & Grill, 3434 Harry S Truman Boulevard – score 95  (“Dirty FCSs 5(pnt); Utensils to be protected from contamination while stored in use.”)
  • Sodexo at Francis Howell Junior High School, 825 O’Fallon Road – score 100
  • Wine Country Gardens, 2711 South Highway 94 – follow up, in compliance
  • Duchesne Bar, 1001 South Duchesne Drive – score 98 (“Dirty NFCs 2(pnt); Observed ice machine and soda dispenser in need of cleaning.”)
  • Culpepper’s, 3010 West Clay – score 98 (“Tall salad cooler accumulating condensate. Equipment should function per mfg specs. Floor is work in progress. Several new pieces of equipment and plumbing repairs.”)
  • Valentis Delicatessen and Market Place, 105 North Main Street – score 98
  • Papa Murphy’s Pizza, 2013 Zumbehl Road – score 98
  • Jimmy John’s, 1696 Country Club Plaza Drive – score 96 (“No person in charge with basic requirements for food safety training certification. Risk 2 facility minimum requirements is for every manager (or person in charge to cover every shift) will have 2-3 year basic food handler training. Online classes are approved. Examples include www.foodhandlerclasses.com or the basic food handler class from ServSafe. Can contact office for other approved online classes. 2016 permit found posted. 2017 permit was found hanging in back room. Was relocated to front of house and corrected on site. Permit must remain in public viewing.”)

Dardenne Prairie

  • Prairie View Elementary School, 1550 Feise Road – score 98 (“Outer openings unprotected; Rear exit door weather brush missing ,observed presents of outside insects in traps by door”)
  • Barfield Early Childhood Special Edu Center, 2025 Hanley Road – score 100

Cottleville

  • FastLane Convenience Store, 994 Knaust Road – score 100
  • Albadia, 3957 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 98 (“OBSERVED TRASH CANS NOT COVERED WHEN NOT IN USE THROUGHOUT ESTABLISHMENT”)
  • Salty’s Fresh Mex, 5045 Highway N – score 94 (“OBSERVED REACH IN COOLER SHELF SOILED; OBSERVED HOOD VENTS HEAVILY SOILED.”)

Defiance

  • Defiance Roadhouse, 2999 South Highway 94 – follow up, in compliance

St. Peters

  • McDonald’s, 998 Knaust Road – score 96 (“Dirty FCSs 2(pnt); OBSERVED ICE MACHINE SOILED; Dirty NFCs 2(pnt); OBSERVED SHELVING SOILED IN REACH IN COOLER”)

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

  • Mid Rivers Christian Church, 828 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 100
  • Dairy Queen, 1015 St. Peters Howell Road – score 98
  • Misty Nights Bar & Grill, 4241 North St. Peters Parkway – score 85 (July 17), score 88 (July 31)
  • Mobil Mart, 203 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 96
  • Mobil on the Run, 6191 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 98
  • New China Queen, 1217 Jungermann Road – score 100
  • New York Pizza & Gyros, 1600 Mid Rivers Mall Drive Ste. 1210 – score 100
  • Oberweis Dairy, 7090 Mexico Road – score 89 (July 3), score 92 (July 20)
  • Old Hickory Golf Club, 1 Dye Club Drive – score 98
  • Orange Julius, 1600 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 81
  • Outdoor Flicks, 4894 North Service Road – score 100
  • Papa John’s Pizza, 521 Jungermann Road – score 100
  • Parrot’s Bar & Grill, 2951 North St. Peters Parkway – score 100
  • Patty’s Catering Service, 2129 Parkway Drive – score 100
  • Petro Mart, 6095 Mexico Road – score 98
  • Pirrone’s Pizza, 299 Salt Lick Road – score 94
  • Pizza Hut, 939 Jungermann Road – score 96
  • Pizza Hut, 7315 Mexico Road – score 96
  • Popeye’s Chicken and Biscuits, 1640 Jungermann Road – score 93
  • Red Lobster, 4101 Veterans Memorial Parkway – score 98
  • Rice Bowl, 7895 Mexico Road – score 98
  • Ruby Tuesday, 190 Mid Rivers Mall Circle – score 100
  • Seniors  & Company Adult Day Services, 115 Piper Hill Drive – score 100
  • Shamrock’s Pub N Grill, 4177 Veterans Memorial Parkway – score 94
  • Shop N Save, 100 Jungermann Road – score 98
  • Silver Moon Saloon, 12-14 Harvester Square – score 96
  • Steak N Shake, 5885 Suemandy Drive – score 98
  • Subway, 272 Mid Rivers Center – score 98
  • Subway, 2955 North St. Peters Parkway – score 98
  • Taco Bell, 1600 Mid Rivers Mall Drive Ste. 1190 – score 98
  • Taco Bell, 4120 Mexico Road – score 98
  • Thoele, 403 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 96
  • Wendy’s, 1676 Jungermann Road – score 98
  • White Castle, 4201 Veterans Memorial Parkway – score 98
  • Youth In Need, 417 South Church Street – score 100