St. Charles County Food Inspection Scores: Wentzville Schools, P’Sghetti’s, Friday’s

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 16 – 22, 2017.

Lake Saint Louis

  • Jack in the Box, 459 Hawk Ridge Trail – follow up inspection (“During follow up inspection observed that previously cited violations number 1 and 16 have been found in satisfactory compliance .Manager on duty presented required food service certification and equipment observed to be properly cleaned.
    All other violations show progress and should be corrected by next regular inspection.”)
  • Field Box West, 760 Lakeside Plaza – score 86 (“No one on site with food safety certification. Sink is blocked or inaccessible 5(pnt); All 3 hand sinks blocked or inaccessible. Improper thawing 2(pnt); Foods to be thawed in refrigerator or under running water. Dirty NFCs 2(pnt); Observed soiled surfaces in McCall cooler unit. Rear hand sink should only be used as a hand sink and for no other purpose. Bar hand sink should be cleared and made available for employee use. Will Reinspect 8/31/2017”)


  • Wabash Elementary, 100 Golden Gate – score 98


  • Heritage Primary, 612 Blumhoff Avenue – score 100
  • Heritage Intermediate, 601 Carr Street – score 100
  • Wentzville South Middle School, 561 East Highway N – score 100
  • Duello Elementary, 1814 Duello Road – score 100
  • Stone Creek Elementary School, 1850 Highway Z – score 100
  • Lakeview Elementary School, 2501 Mexico Road – score 100
  • The Tree House Learning Center, 23 Tiffany Lynn Court – score 100


  • Sno Biz Shaved Ice, 231 O’Fallon Plaza – score 100
  • P&R Lounge, 500 North Main Street – score 89 (“Improper storage of toxics 5(pnt); Observed chemicals in the bar area and in the back storage area were placed above and/or next to food contact surfaces; chemicals should be stored in a separate location or below food contact surfaces; Observed a bucket of paint located under the 3-compartment sink in the bar area; paint is not needed for cleaning purposes and should not be located in the establishment; Outer openings unprotected; Observed the back door has openings at the bottom; the openings need to be closed so no insects or rodents have the ability to enter the establishment; In-use serving utensils not stored properly; Observed the ice scoop handle was sitting in the ice; the ice scoop CAN be placed in the ice, but the handle must be sticking up and NOT touching the ice; OR the ice scoop can be placed on a clean surface; Dirty NFCs 2(pnt); Observed the ice machine located in the back storage area contains debris and residue; the machine needs to be cleaned as soon as possible to eliminate the build-up of debris and reduce the chance of contaminating the ice”)
  • Walgreen’s, 1490 Mexico Loop Road E – score 100
  • Walgreen’s, 920 North Main Street – score 100
  • Pheasant Point Elementary, 3450 Pheasant Meadow Drive – score 100
  • Cornerstone U.M. Church Food Pantry, 1151 Tom Ginnever Avenue – score 100
  • Cornerstone United Methodist Church, 1151 Tom Ginnever Avenue – score 100
  • St. Barnabas Church/Vincent DePaul Food Pantry, 1400 North Main Street – score 100
  • St. Barnabas Church, 1400 North Main Street – score 100
  • Drury Plaza Hotel, 380 Mulholland Drive – score 100
  • Subway, 1264 Bryan Road – follow up inspection, in compliance
  • CVS Pharmacy, 801 Highway K – score 100
  • Liberty High School, 2275 Sommers Road – score 100
  • P’Sghetti’s Pasta and Sandwiches, 1120 Technology Drive – score 100
  • Park Place Assisted Living, 2000 Boardwalk Place Drive – score 100
  • Park Place Senior Living, 2002 Board Place Drive – score 100
  • Wallis Petroleum, 879 Bryan Road – score 98
  • Timber Creek Grill, 1120 Technology Drive – score 98
  • Dollar Tree, 3808 Monticello Plaza Drive – score 100
  • The Brass Rail, 4601 Highway K – score 100

St. Charles

  • Zion Lutheran Lunch Program, 3866 Harvester Road – score 100
  • RT Weilers, 201 North Main Street – score 98
  • Yacht club of St. Louis, 105 Lake Village Drive – score 100
  • Chartwell’s at Benton Elementary, 400 North Sixth Street – score 98
  • Tendercare Learning Center, 1804 Boones Lick Road – score 91 (“Dirty FCSs 2(pnt); Freezer has ice accumulation; FCSs Chipped, cracked or broken 2(pnt); Microwave in poor repair. Damaged floor tiles, holes in walls, missing ceiling tiles 2(pnt); Floors in poor repair in kitchen and bathrooms. Wall in poor repair in bathroom.”)
  • Immanuel Lutheran School, 115 South Sixth Street – score 98
  • St. Charles County Department of Corrections, 301 North Second Street – score 100
  • Tubby’s Pub & Grub, 506 Droste Road – score 100
  • Chartwell’s at Null Elementary, 435 Yale Boulevard – score 100
  • Chartwell’s at Lincoln Elementary, 625 South Sixth Street – score 100
  • Chartwell’s at Discovery Elementary, 500 Discovery Path Lane – score 100
  • TGI Friday’s, 2000 South First Capitol Drive – score 98
  • Harvester Residential Care, 35 Lillian Drive – score 96

Dardene Prairie

  • Thoele Convenience Store, 7407 South Outer 364 – score 90 (“PHF?s not held at 135° or above 5(pnt); Observed the hot dogs on the hot-holding roller were not meeting the temperature of at least 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above; the hot dogs had been on the roller since 6am the morning of the inspection, so time nor temperature was not used as a control technique; discussed the time/temperature control for hot-holding foods; all hot dogs were disposed of during the inspection; Ready to eat PHFs not dated 5(pnt); Observed multiple containers of food in the walk-in cooler were not dated with the day of preparation or 7 days following when the food must be thrown away”)


  • Panda Express, 6081 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 100

Weldon Spring

  • Food Service Consultants at Messiah Lutheran, 5911 South Highway 94 – score 90 (“Utensils and FCS not sanitized before use 5(pnt); Observed dishwasher not sanitizing, chlorine at 0ppm. Establishment will use 3 compartment sink for sanitizing. No test kit for sanitizer 5(pnt); Observed no test strips to test quat sanitizer for 3 compartment sink.”)


  • Ashley’s Rose/Augusta White House, 5567 Walnut Street – score 91 (“Improper storage of toxics 5(pnt)
    Chemicals and prescriptions to be stored apart from food contact or food prep surfaces; Pests control devices located in food preparation and unable to contain bug fragments 2(pnt); pest strips not to be located over wash sink; Floors in need of repair and cleaning to prevent build up”)

St. Peters

(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)

  • Days Inn, 130 Salt Lick Road – score 100
  • Dollar Tree, 955 Jungermann Road – score 100
  • Dollar Tree, 6670 Mexico Road – score 91 (July 14), score 91 (July 27)
  • Dream Achievers Children’s Center, 6325 Mexico Road – score 98
  • Drury Inn, 170 MId Rivers Mall Drive Circle – score 100
  • Dunkin Donuts, 7343 Mexico Road – score 96
  • El Maguey Mexican Restaurant, 3601 North St. Peters Parkway – score 95
  • Field Box, 4 Main Street – score 96
  • Home Depot food stand, 6190 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 96
  • Gettemeier’s, 269 Salt Lick Road -s core 100
  • Goddard School, 700 Old Salt Lick Road – score 100
  • Hardee’s, 501 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 94
  • Heritage Christian Academy, 357 Jungermann Road –  score 100
  • Hobo’s at the Legion, 200 Main Street – score 95 (July 7), score 100 (July 19)
  • Jack in the Box, 4124 Mexico Road -s core 94
  • Jack in the Box, 6096 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 98
  • Jelly Bean Island Learning Academy, 6810 Mexico Road -s core 98
  • Joe’s Crab Shack, 5856 Suemandy Drive – score 100