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St. Charles County Food Inspection Scores: King Edward’s Fried Chicken, Trigg Banquet Center, Green China

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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, April 18 – 24, 2018.

Lake Saint Louis

  • Wendy’s, 905 Robert Raymond Drive – score 95
  • Panda Express, 4200 Ronald Reagan Drive – score 98
  • Green China, 1317 Lake Saint Louis Boulevard – score 88

Sink used for purposes other than hand washing 5(pnt) – Hand sink to be maintained clean and ready for use. Dirty FCSs 5(pnt) – Utensils are to be stored clean and ready for use. Observed prep area and storage areas in need of cleaning of walls and floor and shelving. Cover all items that are stored in walk in and items not being used. Improve lighting in walk in to illuminate all parts of walk in. Store fire extinguishers in more accessible areas. Discussed temperature recording log to be used for any foods left of counter to cool at room temperature or foods left of counter to as part of preparing individual orders over extended period of time. 

Wentzville

  • Old Town Smokehouse, 2 East Main Street – score 100
  • Not Jaded, 2 West Main Street – score 100
  • Buffalo Wild Wings, 1285 West Pearce Boulevard – score 100
  • West Allen Grill, 9 West Allen Street – score 100
  • Vinces Golf Range, 215 Josephville Road – score 100
  • Penn Station, 1780 Wentzville Parkway – score 100
  • St. Vincent/St. Patrick Food Pantry, 230 West Fourth Street – score 100
  • King Edward’s Fried Chicken, 1126 West Pearce Boulevard Ste. 116 – score 100

O’Fallon

  • Hilton Garden Inn, 2310 Technology Drive – score 100
  • Rendezvous Cafe and Wine Bar, 217 South Main Street – score 96

Dirty NFCs 2(pnt) – Observed a sticky residue/grease build-up on the shelves next to the reach-in cooler/cold-holding unit; the items on the shelves should be removed and the shelves should be cleaned to remove the build-up; this practice should take place often. Observed the utensils holders contained food debris; utensil holders should always be kept free of any debris or residue; the utensils should be washed, rinsed, and sanitized, as well as the utensil holders as soon as possible. Observed a knife and trash on the floor under the dishwasher; the floors throughout the whole kitchen, including under the dishwasher and other equipment, should be swept and mopped daily to eliminate the trash, debris, etc.

  • Tropical Ice Company, 630 Castlebrook Drive – score 100
  • Mount Carmel Communities, 206 North Main Street – score 100
  • Trigg Banquet Center, 300 O’Fallon Plaza – score 91

Ready to eat PHFs not dated 5(pnt) – Observed ready-to-eat foods in the reach-in cooler and walk-in cooler that were not dated with the day of preparation or 7 days following; during the inspection, all food that was not dated was discarded. Dirty NFCs 2(pnt) – Observed the mop sink was dirty with food residue; the sink should be cleaned often and kept free of food residue and debris. Observed the inner portion of the ice machine accumulated a black like residue on the top and pink like residue on the bottom; the ice should be drained or removed from the machine, and then the machine should be washed, rinsed, and sanitized to remove the residues. Observed the 2018 St. Charles County Food Permit was not displayed somewhere in the establishment; the food permit is required to be displayed for the public to view in the establishment. 

  • CVS Pharmacy, 3002 Highway K – score 95
  • Timber Creek Grill, 1120 Technology Drive 108 – score 96

Thermometers missing from hot or cold unit 2(pnt). Hair not restrained 2(pnt) – Facial Hair for employee working on food prep line

  • McDonald’s, 1001 North Main Street – score 98
  • Holiday Inn Express, 1175 Technology Drive – score 93
  • Friar Tuck, 4635 Highway K – score 100
  • Krishna Veni Foods, 943 Waterbury Falls Drive – score 86

Food stored on floor or exposed to moisture/contamination

  • Amis of St. Charles, 3728 Monticello Plaza Drive – score 96

Dirty NFCs 2(pnt) – OBSERVED ICE SCOOP CONTAINER SOILED. OBSERVED SHELVING IN WALK IN COOLER SOILED. Damaged floor tiles, holes in walls, missing ceiling tiles 2(pnt) – OBSERVED CEILING TILES SOILED. OBSERVED HOLE IN WALL BY DISHWASHER

  • Domino’s Pizza, 3441 Pheasant Meadow Drive 3 – follow up, in compliance
  • Massa’s Bar & Grill, 3072 Winghaven Boulevard – score 93

TCF food dated but not disposed on time (Chilly); Observed that floors under equipment are dirty; discussed cleaning interior of equipment, bare hand contact with TCF food, Clean clothing, Food Protection ice 

  • Wendy’s, 4210 Highway K – score 95

Leaking plumbing or plumbing in disrepair 5, 2(pnt) – OBSERVED DUMP SINK SLOW TO DRAIN AND SMALL LEAK AT PIPE

  • Wendy’s, 4210 Highway K – follow up, violation corrected
  • Sorelle, 315 East Elm Street – score 96

In-use serving utensils not stored properly 2(pnt) – Observed the ice cream scoops, used for ice cream, were stored in warm water; acceptable ways of storing the scoops are in water that is at least 135 degrees Fahrenheit, running water, or on a clean and dry surface; Observed debris and trash on the floors throughout the establishment, specifically under the 3-compartment sink; the floors should be swept and cleaned often to remove the debris and trash

  • Thai Gourmet, 4267 Keaton Crossing – follow up, in compliance
  • Dollar General, 219 O’Fallon Plaza – score 95
  • T-Bones Natural Meats, 121 O’Fallon Commons Drive – score 100
  • Walgreen’s, 2920 Highway K – score 100
  • Walgreen’s, 920 North Main Street – score 95
  • O’Fallon Nutrition, 8648 Mexico Road – score 100
  • Carousel Chocolates and More, 127 O’Fallon Commons Drive – score 100
  • Applebee’s, 1377 Highway K – score 100
  • Cappuccino’s, 1365 Highway K – score 96

In-use serving utensils not stored properly 2(pnt) – Observed cutting knives were stored in between a reach-in cooler and shelf; the knives should be stored on a dry, and clean surface that can be washed, rinsed, and sanitized; during the inspection, the knives were removed from the location between the pieces of equipment. Dishes dried with a towel (not air-dried) 2(pnt) – Observed dishes removed from the dishwasher were being dried with a towel; dishes, equipment, etc. should be air-dried at all times

  • Wendy’s, 1390 Mexico Loop Road E – score 98
  • Flinkles, 2432 Highway K – score 100
  • Frozen Moo, 8636 Mexico Road – score 98
  • Orange Leaf Frozen Custard, 349 Winding Woods Drive – score 90

Unlabeled spray bottle 5(pnt). Failure to post most recent inspection report

  • Flik Intl at Mastercard Cafe, 5555 Winghaven Boulevard – score 100
  • True Manufacturing, 2001 East Terra Lane – score 100
  • Staybridge Suites, 1155 Technology Drive – score 100
  • Dairy Queen, 9695 Veterans Memorial Parkway – score 91

Sanitizer too strong 5(pnt) – Observed sanitizer level in the three compartment sink was over 400 ppm; During the inspection water was added to the sanitzer to dilute the solution to 200 ppm. Dirty NFCs 2(pnt) – Observed dark residue within the soda nozzles up in the front lobby. Every night the soda nozzles should be removed and soaked in sanitizer to remove the black-like residue. Coats, purses and other personal items stored improperly 2(pnt) – Observed personal belongings such as purses and jackets within shelves that had single use containers for sale. Store personal belongings within a designated area that is away from food service items for patrons.

  • Ham N Egg, 2924 Highway K – score 100

St. Paul

  • Food Service Consultants at St. Paul School, 1235 Church Road – score 100

St. Charles

  • Cose Dolci – Sweet Things Bakery, 3224-1 Rue Royale – score 100
  • TGI Fridays, 2000 South First Capitol Drive – score 96

Leaking plumbing or plumbing in disrepair 5, 2(pnt) – OBSERVED PIPE NOT FULLY CONNECTED UNDER DISHMACHINE.  Damaged floor tiles, holes in walls, missing ceiling tiles 2(pnt) – OBSERVED GROUT LINE FOR TILE BY SAUTE LINE IN POOR REPAIR AND WORN AWAY. OBSERVED SOME MISSING TILE NEAR GRILL AREA. OBSERVED DAMAGE TO TILE COVING ON WALL NEAR GRILL

  • Harvester Residential Care, 35 Lillian Drive – score 98
  • Doodlebee Learning Center, 1400 Britain Way – score 100
  • Doodlebug Learning Center, 1400 Britain Way – score 100
  • Super 8, 3040 West Clay Street – score 100
  • Bella Vino, 325 South Main Street – score 93

Sanitizer too strong 5(pnt) – OBSERVED QUAT SANITIZER FROM DISPENSER, USED FOR BUCKETS, AT A LEVEL THAT EXCEEDS MANUFACTURER RECOMMENDATIONS. DISPENSER MUST BE CALIBRATED TO DISPENSE CHEMICAL AT RANGE OF 200-400 PPM QUAT OR AT MANUFACTURERS RECOMMENDED RANGE. UNTIL CORRECTED, MANUALLY FILL BUCKETS AND TEST CONCENTRATION BEFORE USING. WILL FOLLOW UP TO VERIFY CORRECTION. OBSERVED FLOORS UNDER DISHMACHINE AREA WITH ACCUMULATION OF DEBRIS. OBSERVED FRP WALL BY DISHMACHINE WITH POSSIBLE MOLD-LIKE SUBSTANCE AND CEILING TILE ABOVE DISHMACHINE. OBSERVED FLOOR IN LOWER LEVEL WITH PAINT CHIPPING AND EXPOSED CONCRETE FLOORING. REMOVE PAINT AND SEAL CONCRETE OR REPAINT FLOOR TO SEAL CONCRETE.

  • Padavan’s NY, 3249 Rue Royale – score 89

Sink is blocked or inaccessible 5(pnt). Thermometers missing from hot or cold unit 2(pnt). Wiping cloths not stored in sanitizer 2(pnt). Observed that floors under equipment are dirty

  • Comfort Suites, 1400 South Fifth Street – score 98
  • Little Caesar’s, 425 Droste Road – score 92

Thermometers missing from hot or cold unit 2(pnt) – OBSERVED NO THERMOMETER IN REACH IN PREP COOLER. Dirty NFCs 2(pnt) – CAN OPENER SOILED, SHELVING SOILED WITH BAKING TRAYS, SHELVING SOILED BY HOT HOLDING PIZZA UNITS, OBSERVED WALL SOILED BY 3 COMPARTMENT SINK. OBSERVED FLOORING SOILED THROUGHOUT ESTABLISHMENT. OBSERVED ESTABLISHMENT WITHOUT 2018 PERMIT

  • Jack in the Box, 1016 South Fifth Street – score 88

NO PERSON IN CHARGE WITH MINIMUM REQUIREMENT FOR FOOD SAFETY CERTIFICATION. RISK 3 ESTABLISHMENT. AS LONG AS ONE PERSON IN CHARGE MAINTAINS 5 YEAR CERTIFICATION, ALL OTHER PERSONS IN CHARGE MUST HAVE AT MINIMUM BASIC SANITATION CERTIFICATION WHEN INDIVIDUAL WITH 5 YEAR NOT IN FACILITY. No towels or dryer at sink 5(pnt) – OBSERVED TWO HANDSINKS THAT WERE NOT BEING USED FOR HANDWASHING. ONLY ONE HANDSINK NEAR FRONT IS FULLY STOCKED AND IS ONLY HANDSINK USED. FACILITY WAS APPROVED WITH ADDITIONAL HANDSINKS AND ALL HANDSINKS MUST BE FULLY STOCKED AND USED BY STAFF. OBSERVED MOST RECENT INSPECTION NOT POSTED FOR PUBLIC VIEWING .

  • Pizza Hut, 1608 Country Club Plaza – score 98
  • Swing a Round, 3541 Veterans Memorial Parkway – score 90

Failure to post most recent inspection report. Unlabeled spray bottle 5(pnt)

  • Jack in the Box, 1992 Zumbehl Road – score 91

Provide a Certificate for Food Protection Manager and/or have staff be Certified for Basic Food Handler. Maintain cleanliness of facility by regularly cleaning under shelves, floors, mop sink drain, drying racks, and walk-in cooler shelving. OBSERVED COOLER LABELED #5 LOCATED UNDER GRIDDLE NOT OPERATIONAL. MUST BE REPAIRED OR REMOVED FROM PREMISE. Repair bottom freezer located next to the grill. Repair drain on the three-compartment sink under the wash and rinse compartments. Post most current inspection report.


Dardenne Prairie

  • City of Dardenne Prairie Concession Stand, 2032 Hanley Road – score 96

Dirty NFCs 2(pnt) – OBSERVED INSIDE OF CHEESE WARMER WITH FOOD DEBRIS. OBSERVED DEBRIS ON FLOORS UNDER WORK STATIONS, TABLES, UNDER REACH IN COOLER. OBSERVED HOT DOG WARMER WITH ACCUMULATION OF FOOD DEBRIS. Unnecessary items/clutter and litter 2(pnt) – OBSERVED UNNECESSARY ITEMS STORED IN DRY STORAGE.

  • Oakhaven Montessori School, 7267 Highway N – score 100

St. Charles County

  • Chandler Hill Vineyards, 596 Defiance Road – follow up

This inspection is only for remaining plumbing violation. Observed Violation abated.

Weldon Spring

  • Eurest Dining at Verizon, 500 Technology Drive – score 100
  • Cecil Whittakers Pizza, 1017 Wolfrum Road – score 98

Cottleville

  • Bombshell Bar & Grill, 3915 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 96
  • Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, 6031 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 96

Outer openings unprotected 2(pnt) – OBSERVED GAP AT THRESHOLD AT BACK DOOR. SS articles handled, dispensed or displayed improperly 2(pnt) – OBSERVED SINGLE USE ARTICLES STORED IMPROPERLY WITH LIP CONTACT SURFACE UNPROTECTED AT SODA SELF SERVE LOCATION AND ICE CREAM TOPPING STATION

  • The Shave Ice Shack, 3917 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 100
  • Plank Road Pizza, 5212 Highway N – score 100

Augusta

  • Noto Pizza, 4448 Killdeer Drive – score 100

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 March 2018:

  • El Maguey Mexican Restaurant, 3601 North St. Peters Parkway Ste. 100 – score 93 (March 12), score 98 (March 26)
  • Erios Ristorante, 951 Jungermann Road – score 98
  • Fastlane, 1425 Jungs Station Road – score 100
  • Fastlane, 301 Salt Lick Road – score 100
  • Fit4Me Foods, 6219 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 98
  • Fort Zumwalt Early Childhood Center, 7898 Veterans Memorial Parkway – score 95
  • Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, 1365 Jungermann Road – score 100
  • Fresh Thyme Farmers Market, 3600 South St. Peters Parkway – scorer 100
  • Fritz’s Frozen Custard, 506 Jungermann Road – score 100
  • Gordon Food Service Store, 311 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 100
  • Green China, 627 Salt Lick Road – score 94
  • Ham N Egg, 3640 Harvester Road – score 96
  • Hawthorn Elementary School, 166 Boone Hills Drive – score 100
  • Hibachi Boy, 6155 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 100
  • Imo’s Pizza, 595 Starwood Drive – score 98
  • J. Noto Bakery, 5105 Westwood Drive – score 100
  • Jimmy John’s, 4865 Mexico Road – score 100
  • Jimmy John’s, 6295 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 100

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