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St. Charles County Food Inspection Scores: PF Chang’s, McGurk’s, Yo! Salsa, Jakwagon’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 during the period of July 24 – 30, 2019.

Foristell

  • T & D Tavern, 3152 Highway T – score 100

Wentzville

  • Village Center Care, 909 East Pitman Avenue – score 95

Raw meats above RTE food 5(pnt) – Keep raw potentially hazardous foods such as beef or chicken separated from and below ready to eat items such as salad and cottage cheese.

Labeling of all ready to eat prepared foods for disposal after being open 7 days. Use pasteurized eggs.

Reminder no smoking within 15 feet of entry door. 

  • The Goddard School, 1513 Wentzville Parkway – score 100
  • Bear Creek Golf Club, 158 Bear Creek Drive – score 100
  • Smoothie King, 1861 Wentzville Parkway – score 100
  • Lava Lounge, 107 South Linn Avenue – score 100
  • Pezzimenti’s Cafe, 1798 Mall Parkway – scorer 100
  • The Goat House Pub, 11 West Allen Street – score 100
  • All Together Learning Center, 201 North Broadhead Lane – score 100
  • Rizzo’s Bar and Grill, 1155 Wentzville Parkway Ste. 145 – score 96

Foods to be protected from misc. sources of contamination. Reference storage of knives / utensils

Dirty NFCs 2(pnt) – Inside of ice machine bin and shelving and walls inside some coolers in need of cleaning to prevent build up.

  • Los Portales, 503 West Pearce Boulevard – score 91

No soap at sink 5(pnt) – Sinks also not to be used for purposes other than hand washing 5-205.11 (B).

All foods should be marked with appropriate date for disposal.

Flies and fruit flies to be eliminated 6-501.111.

Dirty NFCs 2(pnt) – Surfaces such as inside of ice machine, soda dispenser at bar and shelving in need of cleaning to prevent build up.

  • Yo! Salsa, 2 West Pearce Boulevard – score 91

Flies in kitchen to be eliminated

Dirty NFCs 2(pnt) – Ice bin and some shelving in need of cleaning to prevent build up.

Leaking plumbing or plumbing in disrepair 5, 2(pnt) – Small leak in hand sing near p trap along with possibly leaking equipment such as ice machine and bin are resulting in accumulation of waste water just inside kitchen door which may be contributing to flies.

Lake Saint Louis

  • Great Wall, 131 Civic Center Drive – score 100
  • El Maguey Mexican Restaurant, 1413 Lake Saint Louis Boulevard – score 100
  • St. Louis Bread Company, 861 Robert Raymond Drive – score 100

Dardenne Prairie

  • Rosy’s & Paco’s Mexican Restaurant, 2698 Technology Drive – score 100

O’Fallon

  • JJ’s Restaurant, 200 Fort Zumwalt Square – score 98
  • Garden Villas of O’Fallon, 7092 South Outer 364 – score 100
  • KFC, 8716 Veterans Memorial Parkway – score 87

Sink is blocked or inaccessible 5(pnt) – Observed hand sink near the grill area out of order and not functioning. Another hand sink is available in the kitchen for handwashing.

Torn or broken door seals, hinges etc. (poorly maintained or in disrepair) 2(pnt) – (1) Observed gasket with potential mold growth. Clean or replace gasket to maintain equipment in good condition. (2) Observed ice build up in the walk in freezer. Remove ice and maintain equipment in good condition.

Dirty NFCs 2(pnt) – (1) Observed dark build up along the inner rim of the ice machine. Clean ice machine regularly to avoid build up. This is a repeat violation. (2) Observed excessive accumulation of food debris on the bottom of the reach in freezer located across from the fryers.

Capacity and Drainage : Observed sewage odors in the walk in cooler. Drainage system must be cleaned and maintained properly.

Dirty walls, floors or ceilings because of construction or improper installation 2(pnt) – Observed floors with accumulation of grease and food debris in areas where grouting is necessary. Floors should be smooth, easily cleanable, and kept clean throughout the shift.

  • Dirty Dogz, 3720 Monticello Plaza Drive – score 100
  • Turtle Creek Pub & Grill, 128 Triad Center West – score 98
  • Whiskey Styx Bar & Grille, 1250 Bryan Road – score 100
  • Taco Bell, 102 Fallon Parkway – score 98
  • The Penalty Box Bar & Grill, 603 North Main Street – score 100
  • Moudy’s Bar & Grill, 2151 West Terra Lane – score 100
  • Subway, 4263 Keaton Crossing Boulevard – score 100
  • Dos Primos, 624 North Main Street – score 100
  • Subway, 3094 Winghaven Boulevard – score 100
  • McGurk’s Public House, 108 South Main Street – score 100
  • Pathways Assisted Living Facility, 161 Pieper Road – score 100
  • O’Charley’s, 2204 Highway K – score 96

Torn or broken door seals, hinges etc. (poorly maintained or in disrepair) 2(pnt) – (1) Observed gaskets with potential mold growth on both of the stand up walk in coolers. (2) Observed a leak coming from the salad reach in cooler, creating an accumulation of condensation at the bottom of the cooler. Remove water and fix cooler immediately.

Dirty NFCs 2(pnt) – Observed peeling paint on shelving with clean plates on the shelving. Replace shelving. This is a repeat violation.

  • Burkemper’s Family Restaurant, 512 Sonderen Street – score 91

Ready to eat PHFs not dated 5(pnt) – Several Ready to Eat items not date marked.

Dirty NFCs 2(pnt) – Ice machine ceiling and other non contact surfaces of equipment such as inside of refrigeration and shelving in need of cleaning to prevent build up.

Damaged floor tiles, holes in walls, missing ceiling tiles 2(pnt) – Observed damage to ceiling and some open gaps throughout. Ceiling also in need of cleaning to prevent build up of soiling. 

  • Chipotle Mexican Grill, 112 Laura K Drive – score 98
  • Blue Sky Cafe & Bar, 9999 Winghaven Boulevard – score 100
  • The Falls Golf Club, 1170 Turtle Creek Drive – score 98
  • Progress West Health Care Center, 2 Progress Point Parkway – score 100
  • Golden Corral, 1302 Bramblett Road – score 87

Outer openings unprotected 2(pnt) – Observed damaged weather strip located at the back door, indicating lighting through the bottom. Replace weather strip to protect outer openings. This is a repeat violation.

Torn or broken door seals, hinges etc. (poorly maintained or in disrepair) 2(pnt) – (1) Observed torn gasket/ gaskets with potential mold growth on reach in coolers and walk in coolers throughout the kitchen. Clean/replace to maintain equipment in good condition. (2) Observed ice build-up in the walk in freezer, covering food items. Remove ice immediately. This is a repeat violation.

Vent hood dirty 2(pnt) – Observed vent hoods with accumulation of dust and grease throughout the establishment. Increase frequency of cleaning.

 Dirty NFCs – Observed accumulation of dust and sticky food debris on shelving to the left of the three compartment sink, in the bakery area, and in the dry food storage area. Clean shelving regularly.

Damaged floor tiles, holes in walls, missing ceiling tiles 2(pnt) – Observed a large hole in the wall near the meat cutting walk in cooler. Repair wall. This is a repeat violation.

Dirty walls, floors, or ceilings because of construction. Observed accumulation of dust on the ceiling in the bakery area.

Observed no recent inspection report posted.

  • PS & J Professional Baseball Club, 900 TR Hughes Boulevard – score 100
  • Assisted Living at the Meadowlands, 135 Meadowlands Estates Lane – score 100

St. Charles

  • Lewis and Clark Gardens, 1221 Boone’s Lick Road – score 95

Utensils and FCS not sanitized before use 5(pnt) – Observed dishwasher not sanitizing, chlorine 0 ppm

  • Lewis and Clark Gardens, 1221 Boone’s LIck Road – follow up, violation corrected
  • Buffalo Wild Wings, 1465 Bass Pro Drive – score 100
  • Black Bear Diner, 2865 Veterans Memorial Parkway – score 98
  • St. Louis Bread Company, 2079 Zumbehl Road – score 100
  • Field Box St. Charles, 3721 Mexico Road – score 89

Observed no sanitizer feeding through the dishwashing machine. Dishwasher was 0 PPM Chlorine. 3 Compartment Sink must me used for dishwashing until Dishwasher is fixed.

Observed unwrapped straws used at the bar. This is a repeat violation. Corrected on site.

Torn or broken door seals, hinges etc. (poorly maintained or in disrepair) 2(pnt) – Observed torn gaskets on reach in cooler located across from the grill. This is a repeat violation.

Dirty NFCs 2(pnt) – Observed dark build-up along the inner rim of the ice machine. Clean regularly to avoid build up.

  • Magpie’s, 903 South Main Street – scorer 94

Torn or broken door seals, hinges etc. (poorly maintained or in disrepair) 2(pnt) – Observed gaskets in need of repair in reach in cooler. Observed ice machine shelf in need of replacement, not smooth and easily cleanable

Dirty NFCs 2(pnt) – Observed track in reach in cooler in shackhouse soiled. Observed reach in cooler in shackhouse soiled (bottom shelf). Observed flooring soiled in shackhouse & smokehouse. Observed flooring soiled in between equipment in lower level kitchen

  • El Pueblito, 1411 South First Capitol Drive – score 98
  • Shirley’s Restaurant & Bar, 3065 North Highway 94 – score 92

No person with 5 year management level food safety certification.

Found floor area around grease interceptor with raw concrete. Found wall behind/under 3 compartment sink damaged. Found floors in bar area damaged and with plywood.

Found unnecessary items located in corner by handsink in kitchen.

Insufficient lighting 2(pnt) – Found light intensity remains inadequate in handsink area of kitchen.

Observed 2018 permit posted.

  • PF Changs China Bistro, 400 Lombard Street – score 94

Observed single service items stored in trash compactor room

Dirty NFCs 2(pnt) – Observed shelf soiled in walk in cooler. Observed rail cooler top shelf area soiled. Observed ceiling vent and tiles soiled by ice machine and prep area. Observed flooring soiled in both walk in coolers

Permit renewal may be refused for repeat violation of single service items stored in trash compactor room

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

  • Gettemeier’s, 269 Salt Lick Road – score 94
  • The Goddard School, 1402 Gettysburg Landing – score 96
  • Ham N Egg Restaurant, 3640 Harvester Road – score 98
  • Hardee’s, 501 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 96
  • Hawthorne Elementary School, 166 Boone Hills Drive – score 98
  • Imo’s Pizza, 4157 North St. Peters Parkway – score 100
  • Jakwagon’s Sports Grille, 3611 North St. Peters Parkway – score 94
  • Jelly Bean Island Learning Academy, 6810 Mexico Road – score 100
  • Jenner’s Kids Daycare, 1346 Dingledine Road – score 100
  • Kinder Care Learning Center, 4150 South Cloverleaf Drive – score 98
  • Kona Ice, 1402 Devonshire County Drive – score 100
  • Kyoto Steakhouse of Japan, 4154 North Cloverleaf Drive – score 100
  • Les Bon Temps, 1211 Jungermann Road – score 98
  • Lewis and Clark Elementary School, 460 McMenamy Road – score 100
  • Little Caesar’s, 36 Harveste Square Ste. B – score 93 (May 1), score 98 (May 14)
  • Llywelyn’s Pub, 3300 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 96
  • Lucky China, 7114 Mexico Road – score 100
  • Lucky Sushi House, 222 Mid Rivers Center – score 100
  • Mascots, 4881 Mexico Road – score 94
  • Max Out at Harvester Lanes, 4101 North St. Peters Parkway – score 98
  • McClay Senior Care, 3801 McClay Road – score 100
  • McDonald’s Restaurant, 199 Spencer Road – score 93
  • Menard’s, 151 Spencer Road – score 100
  • Mid Rivers 14 Cine, 1600 Mid Rivers Mall Drive Ste. 1220 – score 92
  • Mid Rivers Day Care, 349 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 100
  • Mid Rivers Elementary School, 7479 Mexico Road – score 100
  • Dairy Queen, 1015 St. Peters Howell Road – score 98

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