Restaurant inspections

Performed by the Piqua Health Department

Feb. 3

LaQuinta Inn, 950 E. Ash St., Piqua — The interior of the upright refrigerator needs to be cleaned. The kitchen cabinets are damaged and need to be repaired.

Comfort Inn, 987 E. Ash St., Piqua — Observed bulk food containers of white powder without a label. Food items that are not in their original container and are not un-mistakable must be labeled to prevent misuse.

Feb. 2

Z’s Food and Spirits, 319 N. Wayne St., Piqua — Raw chicken stored above cooked chicken in three-door refrigerator. Store all raw meats below ready to eat or pre-cooked items to prevent possible contamination. Corrected. Cold meat thawing on counter. Do not thaw at room temperature. Thaw items 1) in refrigerator 2) under running, draining water 3) while cooking 4) in microwave if cooked immediately. Items moved to refrigerator. Home use crock pot in use in kitchen. All equipment must be commercial in nature. NSF approved or equivalent.

Beppo Uno Pizzeria, 414 W. Water St., Piqua — Observed cracked food containers. Cracks provide areas for bacterial harborage. Containers must be smooth, durable. Discard.


Heartland of Piqua, 275 Kienle Drive, Piqua — Satisfactory at time of inspection.

Harvest Pantry, 325 N. Main St., Piqua — Satisfactory at time of inspection.

Jan. 27

Washington Primary, 800 N Sunset Drive, Piqua — Satisfactory at time of inspection.

Burger King, 1408 Covington Ave., Piqua — Times not marked when TCS foods were removed from refrigerator. When time is used as a public health control, time must be recorded when TCS item removed from refrigerator. Discard after four hours. Container of cut tomatoes in walk in without dates. Must date all ready to eat TCS items when opened or prepared. Discard after seven days. The lid of freezer is broken. Repair/replace. Soiled food equipment in mop sink. Do not store food equipment in ways that can cause contamination. The following items need to be cleaned: ceilings, floors in hard to reach areas and fryer area.

Jan. 29

Bob Evans Farms, 999 E. Ash St., Piqua — Middle section of grill prep line temperatures above 41 degrees. Mac and cheese, 62 degrees; ham, 63 degrees; batter, 63 degrees. Items moved to walk in cooler. Monitor closely to ensure all TCS foods kept below 41 degrees at all times to prevent bacterial growth. The grill line was in need of cleaning.

Jan. 24

Charles Castera Restaurant, 331 S. Roosevelt, Piqua — Observed food employee put on clean gloves without washing hands first. Must wash hands before putting on clean gloves. Observed ready to eat TCS foods without date. All ready to eat TCS items must be marked with date opened or made, i.e., slaw, cold meat, cut tomatoes, etc. Discard after 7 days. The meat slicers and the hood need to be cleaned.

Jan. 28

Kids Learning Place, 285 RM Davis Parkway, Piqua — Satisfactory at time of inspection.

Arby’s Roast Beef, 1230 E. Ash St., Piqua — Satisfactory at time of inspection.