St. Charles County Food Inspection Scores: Yo! Salsa, Jersey Mike’s, Fresh Thyme Farmer’s Market

Deli Sandwich

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, September 2 – October 3, 2017.

Lake Saint Louis

  • ALDI, 464 Hawk Ridge Trail – score 98

Flint Hill

  • St. Theodore School, 5059 Highway P – score 100

Wentzville

  • SSM St. Joseph Hospital – Wentzville, 500 Medical Drive – score 100
  • Future Stars Academy, 411 West Pearce Boulevard – score 100
  • Lowrey’s Streetside Pub, 12 East Pearce Boulevard – score 100
  • Juicy Tan, 1229 Wentzville Parkway – score 100
  • Steak N Shake, 1134 West Pearce Boulevard – score 96 (“Observed some surfaces such as underside of shelving along prep line in need of cleaning to prevent build up. Observed some floors in need of cleaning to prevent build up”)
  • St. Patrick School Cafeteria, 701 South Church Street – score 100
  • Immanuel Lutheran School, 632 East Highway N – score 100
  • Millwoods, 1826 West Pearce Boulevard – score 95 (“PHF?s not held at 41 degrees or below 5(pnt); OBSERVED COLD HOLDING TEMPERATURE IN REACH IN COOLER #2 AT 54 DEGREES FOR THE PASTA AND PRIME RIB. PRODUCT WAS STACKED OVER THE COOLING UNIT. THE REST OF THE PRODUCT IN THE UNIT WAS AT 38 DEGREES.”)
  • Magical Adventures Learning Center, 310 Interstate Drive – score 100
  • Flint Hill Elementary, 587 Mexico Road – score 100
  • Lion’s Choice, 901 West Pearce Boulevard – score 98
  • Yo! Salsa, 2 West Pearce Boulevard – score 98

Josephville

  • St. Joseph School Cafeteria, 1410 Josephville Road – score 100

O’Fallon

  • Fort Zumwalt West High School Indoor Concession, 1251 Turtle Creek Drive – score 100
  • Fort Zumwalt West High School Outdoor Concession, 1251 Turtle Creek Drive – score 98
  • Tendercare Learning Center, 206 McDonald Lane – score 100
  • Jersey Mike’s Subs, 2508 Highway K – score 95
  • Pizza Hut, 2917 Highway K – score 96 (“Outer openings unprotected 2(pnt); Observed the back door (emergency exit door) of the establishment has openings on each bottom corner; the openings must be closed so no rodents or insects have the ability to enter the establishment; Observed the floors in the walk-in freezer, under the shelves, contain debris and need to be cleaned as soon as possible; Also observed the floor under the dishwasher, in the back corner, were dirty with a black residue; the floor should be cleaned as soon as possible and frequently to eliminate the build-up of residue; Discuss with district manager: EcoLab Ultra Klene detergent was used to remove the grease build-up on equipment; the detergent mixed with water was in a large container holding the equipment; label on the detergent states it is to be used in a dishwasher along with a rinse solution and sanitizer; recommend contacting EcoLab”)
  • ALDI, 8615 Veterans Memorial Parkway – score 98
  • Spice Bazaar, 3449 Pheasant Meadow Drive – score 100
  • New China, 620 North Main Street – score 83 (“Employees eating, drinking, or using tobacco 2(pnt); Observed one employee eating food in the kitchen area of the establishment; employees must eat in designated areas, usually the dining area of the establishment; during the inspection, the employee moved to the dining area to finish their food; Employees not washing hands 5(pnt); Observed both of the employees did not wash their hands before preparing food for their customers; the employees were reminded of the importance of hand washing and when it is important to wash hands; Sink used for purposes other than hand washing 5(pnt); Observed white rice sitting in the hand washing sink; a hand washing sink must be used only for hand washing and for no other purposes; Ready to eat PHFs not dated 5(pnt); Observed multiple containers of ready to eat foods, such as cooked chicken and veggies, not labeled with the day of preparation or 7 days following the day of preparation; all ready to eat foods must always be dated unless they are to be used or consumed within 24 hours of preparation; Discussed: Trash can in women’s restroom must be covered; Single use silverware must face same direction in container; Prep sink vs. 3-compartment sink; Scoop handles”)
  • Steak N Shake, 2998 Highway K – score 94 (“Observed many soiled linens sitting out throughout the establishment; once soiled, the linens should be thrown away or placed into the particular linen receptacle; Dirty NFCs 2(pnt); Observed the nonfood contact surfaces of the shelves and fan guards in the walk-in cooler were dirty with debris, residue, and/or dust; both items should be cleaned as soon as possible and often; Observed the floors under equipment throughout the establishment were dirty with food residue and debris; floors should be cleaned daily to eliminate the build-up of residue and debris”)
  • McDonald’s, 2915 Highway K – score 98
  • Sushi Avenue at Fresh Thyme, 2235 Highway K – score 100
  • Fresh Thyme Farmers Market deli, 2235 Highway K – score 93 (“Ready to eat PHFs not dated 5(pnt); Observed a few items in one of the reach-in coolers was not dated or past the 7-day expiration; the items were removed from the cooler and thrown away; all ready to eat foods must be dated with the day of preparation or 7 days following the preparation date; Observed bowls of food sitting in the rinse portion of the 3-compartment sink; food should be disposed of and removed from the dish, equipment, etc. before going through the wash, rinse, sanitize cleaning process”)

Weldon Spring

  • Walgreen’s, 1003 Wolfrum Road – score 100
  • Donuts and More, 810 O’Fallon Road – score 98

Cottleville

  • Cottleville Fire District, 1385 Motherhead Road – score 100
  • Aiello’s Cigar Bar, 5286 Highway N – score 100
  • Cloud 9 Premium Longe, 1517 Cottleville Parkway Ste. 109 – score 100

St. Charles

  • Amoco – Ramzey’s, 1980 South Old Highway 94 – score 100
  • Fuzzy’s Taco Shop, 2412 West Clay – score 93 (“OBSERVED FLOORS BEHIND FRYERS AND GRILLS WITH ACCUMULATION OF GREASE AND DEBRIS. OBSERVED RACKS BY 3 COMPARTMENT SINK WITH ACCUMULATION OF DEBRIS. OBSERVED FAN COVERS TO WALK IN COOLER WITH ACCUMULATION OF DUST. CLEAN ITEMS AT INCREASED FREQUENCY TO PREVENT BUILDUP. MOST RECENT INSPECTION NOT POSTED. OBSERVED INSPECTION FROM DECEMBER 2016 POSTED FOR PUBLIC DISPLAY. PRINT AND POST INSPECTION. ITEMS DISCUSSED:GASKET REPAIR ON WALK IN COOLER DOOR, PAPERTOWEL LOCATION FOR BAR HANDSINK, HEAT LAMP BULBS AND REQUIREMENTS, FLOOR TILE BY MOP SINK”)
  • Missouri Bluffs Golf Club, 18 Research Park Circle – score 100
  • Montelle Winery, 201 Montelle Drive – score 95 (“Ready to eat PHFs not dated ; Observed ready-to-eat foods in the reach-in coolers and walk-in cooler were not dated with the day of preparation or were past their 7-day shelf life; during the inspection, the kitchen manager discarded all ready-to-eat food items that were not dated or past the 7 days post preparation. Discussed: Single-use utensils and Thermometers”)
  • Spiro’s, 2275 Bluestone Drive – score 93 (“Utensils and FCS not sanitized before use 5(pnt); OBSERVED DISHWASHER NOT SANITIZING, CHLORINE 0PPM. Unshielded bulbs 2(pnt) OBSERVED LIGHT BULBS NOT SHIELDED ABOVE DISH MACHINE.”)
  • Spiro’s 2275 Bluestone Drive – follow up (“Previous violation (dishwasher sanitizer) has been corrected.”)
  • St. Robert Bellarmine Hall, 1424 South First Capitol Drive – score 100
  • Pharma Medica Research, 400 Fountain Lakes Boulevard – score 100
  • Chinatown Express, 2205 First Capitol Drive – score 83 (“OBSERVED SURFACES OF COOKING EQUIPMENT AND PANS ENCRUSTED WITH GREASE DEPOSITS ON SURFACES THROUGHOUT ESTABLISHMENT. OBSERVED ROACHES SEEN IN KITCHEN AREA. OBSERVED ICE SCOOP STORED ON A DIRTY SURFACE. OBSERVED WOOD SHELVING NOT SMOOTH AND EASILY CLEANABLE. OBSERVED SHELVING SOILED ON FOOD CART. OBSERVED FLOORING SOILED THROUGHOUT ESTABLISHMENT. OBSERVED INSUFFICIENT LIGHTING IN DRY STORAGE AREA. Discussed COOLING METHODS.”)
  • Chinatown Express, 205 First Capitol Drive – follow up (“OBSERVED ROACHES IN KITCHEN.  Some of the previous violations have been corrected. Failure to correct repeat violations may result in suspension of permit. Spoke with Reliable pest control company on the phone and they will come out today to treat establishment. Establishment will send the Health Department the invoice and treatment notes from the pest control company.”)
  • St. Charles Quick Shop, 2010 Campus Drive – score 100
  • Tuners on Main Street, 130 South Main Street – score 91 (“OBSERVED RAW GROUND BEEF ON FIRST AND SECOND SHELF IN REACH IN COOLER, ABOVE READY TO EAT FOODS. RELOCATE TO LOWEST SHELF. OBSERVED FLOORS, WALLS, CEILINGS THROUGHOUT WITH ACCUMULATION OF DEBRIS AND BUILDUP. OBSERVED INSIDE OF REACH IN COOLER WITH DEBRIS ACCUMULATION. OBSERVED AREA SURROUNDING ICE MAKER WITH ACCUMULATION ON FLOORS. OBSERVED SHELVING BELOW PREP/FLAT TOP WITH DEBRIS ACCUMULATION. OBSERVED UNNECESSARY ITEMS STORED UNDER 3 COMPARTMENT SINK. RELOCATE.”)
  • St. Andrews Mini Mart, 2000 Campus Drive – score 100
  • St. John’s United Church of Christ, 60 Saint Johannes Lane – score 100
  • Show Me’s, 2795 Veterans Memorial Parkway – score 94 (“OBSERVED SPICES AND FOODS IN WALK IN COOLER NOT IDENTIFIED WITH COMMON NAME. OBSERVED SHELVING IN WALK IN COOLER SOILED. OBSERVED OUTSIDE OF SPICE CONTAINERS SOILED. OBSERVED FLOORING IN WALK IN FREEZER SOILED. OBSERVED TILE IN NEED OF REPAIR AT PREP SINK AREA.”)
  • Mr. Meowski’s Sourdough, 3315 Highway 94 North – score 98
  • Prasino, 1520 South Fifth Street – score 96 (“Observed ice machine lid soiled. Thermometers missing from hot or cold unit 2(pnt)”)
  • SCC Family YMCA Elm Point, 3601 Mueller Road – score 100
  • Wasabi Sushi Bar, 1650 Beale Street – score 90 (“Failure to designate a Person-in-Charge 5(pnt); Improper methods of Time used for temperature control 5, 2(pnt); OBSERVED TIME AS A CONTROL NOT BEING KEPT ON SUSHI RICE.”)
  • Dunkin Donuts, 1211 South Fifth Street – score 91 (“OBSERVED NO PERSON IN CHARGE WITH MINIMUM REQUIREMENT FOR FOOD SAFETY CERTIFICATION. OBSERVED 2016 PERMIT POSTED. 2017 PERMIT MUST BE POSTED FOR PUBLIC DISPLAY. IF REPRINT NEEDED, CONTACT 636-949-1800 EXTENSION 0 AND REQUEST NEW PERMIT. OBSERVED INSPECTION FROM 2016 POSTED WHEN MOST RECENT INSPECTION WAS IN 2017. MOST RECENT INSPECTION MUST BE POSTED FOR PUBLIC VIEWING.”)
  • Lion’s Choice, 3140 Elm Point Industrial Drive – score 100
  • Smoothie King, 920 South Fifth Street – score 100
  • Whitmoor Country Club Clubhouse, 1100 Whitmoor Drive – follow up (“Previous violation (dishwasher sanitizer) has been corrected.”)
  • Walgreen’s, 3800 Elm Street – score 100
  • Thoele Convenience Store, 2212 First Capitol Drive – score 98
  • Dollar Tree Store, 1067 Regency Parkwy – score 98
  • The Drinking Horn II, 2234 First Capitol Drive – score 98
  • ALDI, 1335 Bas Pro Drive – score 100
  • Save A Lot, 3102 West Clay Street – score 100
  • Mrs Gyros, 3722 Elm Street – score 83 (“Failure to designate a Person-in-Charge 5(pnt); Dirty FCSs 5(pnt); No air gap present 5(pnt) In approved device installed on mop faucet; Dirty walls, floors or ceilings because of construction or improper installation 2(pnt); Ceiling tiles in back; Discussed Proper Date Marking, Chemical markings, test strips, sanitizer beck up proper posting of permit and inspection report”)
  • Thoele Convenience Store, 3000 North Highway 94 – score 96 (“OBSERVED SINGLE SERVICE TO GO CONTAINERS STORED BELOW CHEMICAL STORAGE. MUST RELOCATE SO NO CONTAMINATION POSSIBLE. Dirty NFCs 2(pnt); OBSERVED FLOORS IN BACK ROOM WITH DEBRIS, DRAIN FOR 3 COMPARTMENT, AREA AROUND MOP SINK ALL WITH ACCUMULATION OF DEBRIS. HOOD VENTS OBSERVED WITH DUST AND DEBRIS; DISCUSSED THAWING PROCEDURE”)
  • Circle K, 2701 Droste Road – score 100
  • Chartwell’s at Hardin Middle School, 1950 Elm Street – score 100
  • Schnuck’s deli, 1950 Zumbehl Road – score 98
  • Shnuck’s salad bar, 1950 Zumbehl Road – score 100
  • Walgreen’s, 2310 South Old Highway 94 – score 100
  • Walgreen’s, 2329 West Clay Street – score 100
  • Zumbehl BP, 1990 Zumbehl Road – score 98
  • The Donut Shop, 3120 West Clay Street – score 95 (“Unlabeled spray bottle 5(pnt)”)

Dardenne Prairie

Augusta

  • Boone Valley Golf Club, 1319 Schluersburg Road – score 95 (“Ready to eat PHFs not dated 5(pnt); Observed ready-to-eat foods in the reach-in coolers were not dated with the day of preparation or 7 days following the day of preparation; during the inspection, all foods were either dated or discarded”)

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 August 2017)

  • Jack in the Box, 299 Salt Lick Road Ste. 100 – score 85 (August 10), score 88 (August 24)
  • Jimmy John’s, 4865 Mexico Road – score 100
  • Jimmy John’s, 6295 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 98
  • Karen’s Kids, 3857 McClay Road – score 100
  • Kentucky Fried Chicken, 4118 Mexico Road – score 98
  • Kentucky Fried Chicken, 1699 Jungermann Road – score 98
  • Laulie Cakes, 1215 Jungermann Road – score 100
  • Lewis and Clark Elementary School, 460 McMenamy Road – score 100
  • Lil Mickey’s Memphis Barbeque, 1020 Cave Springs Boulevard – score 100
  • Lion’s Choice, 6274 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 100
  • Little Caesar’s, 4879 Mexico Road – score 98
  • Little Treasures Academy, 1380 Triad Center Drive – score 100
  • Long John Silvers, 4401 Veterans Memorial Parkway – score 89
  • LP Mart, 699 Salt Lick Road – score 98
  • Mascots 4881 Mexico Road – score 94
  • McAlisters Deli, 7106 Mexico Road – score 98
  • McDonald’s, 24 Harvester Square – score 100
  • McDonald’s, 6251 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 98
  • Mid East Area on Aging, 108 McMenamy Road – score 100
  • Mid Rivers 14 Cine, 1600 Mid Rivers Mall Drive Ste. 1220 – score 93
  • Mid Rivers Elementary School, 7479 Mexico Road – score 100
  • Misty Nights Bar & Grill, 4241 North St. Peters Parkway – score 98
  • Noto Pizza Food Trailer, 5105 Westwood Drive – score 100
  • Olive Garden Restaurant, 5815 Suemandy Drive -s core 100
  • Orange Julius, 1600 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 96
  • Panda Express, 1600 Mid Rivers Mall Drive Ste. 1194 – score 95
  • Paul’s Donuts, 1320 Triad Center Drive – score 92
  • Pizza Hut, 4219 North St. Peters Parkway – score 100
  • Pizza Street, 6111 Mid Rivers Mall Drive – score 96
  • Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits, 1640 Jungermann Road – score 96
  • Pretzel Stop, 1650 Jungermann Road – score 100
  • Pretzelmaker, 1600 Mid Rivers Mall Drive Ste. 1504 – score 98
  • Pretzelmaker, 1600 Mid Rivers Mall Drive Ste. 2014 – score 96