Health inspections


Restaurant inspections are performed in the county by Miami County Public Health, except in Piqua, which has its own health department. Miami County Public Health can be reached at (937) 573-3500, by email at info@miamicountyhealth.net or on the website at www.miamicountyhealth.net.

From the Piqua Health Department:

Oct. 30

Echo Hills Golf Course, 2100 Echo Lake Drive, Piqua. Violations/comments: Satisfactory at time of inspection.

Nov. 7

American Legion Post 184, 301 W. Water St., Piqua. Violations/comments: Observed home canned jars of jelly in storeroom without proper labeling. These items are not from an approved source and cannot be used or sold in food service. Remove. The hoods need to be cleaned.

From Miami County Public Health:

Oct. 20

Y’All’s Country Club, 196 N. High St., Covington — No violations were documented at the time of inspection.

Steak N Shake, 1779 W. Main St., Troy — Critical, repeat: Observed build-up of food residual on inside of top plate, sides and the bottom of both microwaves. Repeat: Observed food debris accumulation in the cabinet under the dessert/shake bar in food prep area. Repeat: Observed residual build-up on the handles on the majority on the equipment in food prep area. Repeat: Observed leak coming from the air gap piping behind the hot water heater in the storage area. Repeat: Observed grease accumulation on piping and underneath all fryers near front cook line. Repeat: Observed a build-up of grease on piping behind vent hood cover above ovens in front cook line. Critical, repeat: Observed the presence of live gnats in storage area above the mop sink and at the ware-washing station.

The Hershey Bar & Grill & Patio, 118 E. Main St., Bradford — Repeat: Without prior approval, the prep sink and corresponding plumbing was removed while the three compartment sink and corresponding plumbing was relocated. In the back storage area, a noncommercial chest freezer was observed being used to store food. Repeat: In the kitchen, noncommercial produce slicers were observed. Repeat: In the bar area, the bar cooler on the left hand side was observed with pooling water on the bottom surface. Repeat: Several non-food contact surfaces were observed with dirt and dust debris build-up, including the bottom shelf of the prep table adjacent to the hand sink, the bottom shelf of the pizza prep table, the spice storage shelf. Repeat: at the time of inspection, the three compartment sink plumbing was observed in disrepair — not to Ohio building code. Repeat: In the walk-in cooler, the ceiling was observed in disrepair — bowing. Repeat: The ventilation hood system was observed with dust debris and grease build-up.

Oct. 23

JJ’s Lunchbox, 7031 S. County Road 25-A, Tipp City — Facility did not have one employee with supervisory and management responsibility and the authority to direct and control food preparation and service with level two certification in food protection. Observed wiping cloth being stored on prep table outside of sanitizing water, corrected during inspection. Observed that facility did not have sanitizing test strips in the facility during inspection. Observed that the cutting boards in the back area were heavily scratched and stained. Observed leak on faucet of handwashing sink and three compartment sink during inspection.

Oct. 24

Bakehouse Bread Company, 317 SW Public Square, Troy — Observed miscellaneous items not used in prepping food being stored on wooden food prep table during inspection. Observed that wooden bowls used to hold miscellaneous items in food prep area were not easily cleanable in food prep area. Observed no sanitizing test kit for the three compartment sink in the facility. Observed cutting board on the prep cooler and the sealed wooden food prep surface that had cuts on the surface and need to be resurfaced. Observed dust build-up on the fan casing located next to mixing units in food prep area. Observed dirty aprons hanging on shelving unit where clean food equipment was being stored. Observed dust build-up underneath the cooling unit towards the back of food prep area.

Tipp O’ Town, 1150 W. Main St., Tipp City — Repeat: Observed employee food sitting on shelving unit with other food equipment in storage area. Repeat: Facility did not have one employee with supervisory and management responsibility and the authority to direct and control food preparation and service with level two certification in food protection. Repeat: Observed wiping cloth in the waitress area that was not being stored in the proper concentration of sanitizer. Repeat: Observed handle of walk-in cooler was falling away from the door. Repeat: Cutting board in front of prep grill was stained and scoured severely. Repeat: Observed dust and residual build-up on carbonator for pop machine on shelf where packaged bread is stored. Repeat: Observed handles on equipment throughout facility had residual on them. Repeat: Food holding rack was observed to be stored in the maintenance area during inspection. Repeat: Observed that gasket on the walk-in freezer door was not sealing properly. Repeat: Observed holes in wall in the storage area. Repeat: Observed that the coving on the base of the wall by the exit door and underneath the dishwashing unit was coming apart from the wall. Repeat: Observed dust and grease build-up on the ventilation hood covers above grills. Repeat: Observed food debris on the shelving units in the walk-in freezer. Repeat: Observed grease build-up behind and underneath fryers in cook line. Repeat: Observed dust on the ceiling and walls of food prep area. Repeat: Observed a build-up of food debris on the floor of the walk-in freezer. Repeat: Observed mops in the restroom area that were not drying correctly. Repeat: Observed pots not used being stored on floor inside of storage area. Repeat: Observed multiple unnecessary items inside of the maintenance area.

Oct. 24

Tokyo Peking, 3 N. Market St., Troy — Person-in-charge was not able to provide Level II Food Safety Certification. Critical, repeat: Person-in-charge did not ensure that employees are informed in a verifiable manner of their responsibility to report information about their health. Repeat: Person-in-charge did not ensure that the facility has written procedures for employees to follow when responding to vomiting or diarrheal events. Critical, repeat: Observed raw meats being stored above mushrooms inside of cooling unit. Person-In-Charge moved the mushroom above the meat during inspection. Critical: Observed unclean in-use utensil stored inside of sugar bin. Person-In-Charge moved the utensil out of the bin during inspection and moved it to ware-washing area. Repeat: Observed damp cloths being stored directly on food prep areas rather than in sanitizing solution. Observed that cutting boards were scratched and stained and need to be repaired/replaced.

Oct. 25

Heck Yeah, 5795 N. County Road 25-A, Piqua — Observed floor tiles in kitchen area that are in disrepair. Replace tiles where needed. Observed a residual build-up along floor/wall junction in downstairs walk-in beer cooler.

Cedar Springs Pavilion, 7931 County Road 25-A, Tipp City — No violations were documented at the time of inspection.

Fraternal Order of Eagles #3998, 715 E. Broadway, Covington — Observed dented cans in back food storage area. Observed that sanitizing test strips were not present during inspection. Critical: Observed black residual on the inside top plate of ice machine, corrected during inspection.

Oct. 26

Clopay Corp Troy, 1400 W. Market St., Troy — Observed dented cans in back storage area. Critical: Observed that ready-to-eat ham, turkey and chipotle mayo with a throw away date of Oct. 23 and Oct. 15 had not been properly discarded; corrected during inspection. Observed that cutting boards in the food prep area are stained with scratches and need to be resurfaced. Observed leak coming from piping underneath three compartment sink. Observed dust build up on fan casing located next to food holding rack. Observed personal items and jackets hanging on shelving unit where packaged food was stored.