Restaurant inspections


Provided by the Miami County Public Health Department

Nov. 13

• Buffalo Jacks, 137 S. High St., Covington — Corrected During Inspection; Critical: Observed three cans of cream of mushroom and four cans of sliced stewed tomatoes that were dented. At the time of inspection, the dented cans were removed. Ensure cans are inspected and, if dented, discarded.

Critical: The sifters above the prep sink were observed with food debris build-up. Clean and sanitize sifters.

Corrected During Inspection; Critical; Repeat: the following food items were observed being maintained out of temperature: 1. In the bar area, bars of whipped topping and small containers of half-n-half (46 F). Food moved to other bar beer cooler. 2. On the salad side of the prep line, in the top section of the prep cooler, multiple containers of sour cream and tartar sauce (47 F). Food moved to lower section of prep cooler — excessive amounts in top section. 3. On the hot-holding side of the prep line, in the top and bottom sections of the prep cooler, multiple food items holding between 47 F and 49 F. Food moved to walk-in cooler.

Repeat: The reach-in prep cooler adjacent to the hot-holding unit was observed holding food between 47 F and 49 F. Repair or replace. Cease use of the unit until it is repaired or replaced and the ambient air temperature is between 36 F and 38 F.

In the chemical room and in a knife holder adjacent to the reach-in freezer, four dead cockroaches. Ensure any other dead pests are removed.

Multiple wet wiping cloths were observed being stored on prep tables. Ensure any wet wiping cloths are being stored in an EPA-regulated sanitizer.

The plastic water dispensing containers storage unit was observed with food debris build-up. Remove containers and clean.

In the utensil storage drawer in the prep table adjacent to the reach-in freezer, cooking and serving utensils were observed scattered. Store utensils all facing one way with the handles accessible.

In the front kitchen, adjacent to the soda fountain machine, wet multi-use cups were observed being stored on top of each other (wet nesting). Reclean and resanitize the cups.

Repeat: The following utensil storage containers were observed with food debris build-up: 1. Salad side of the prep line, the steak knife storage container 2. Prep table adjacent to the reach-in freezer, the large knife storage container (also observed with a dead cockroach). Remove utensils and clean storage containers. Also reclean and resanitize utensils.

Below the hand sink adjacent to the walk-in cooler, a lid storage container was observed with food debris build-up. Remove lids and clean. Reclean and resanitize the lids.

On the bottom shelf of the prep table adjacent to the reach-in freezer, cooking pans and bowls were observed with the food contact surface up. Invert.

The door gaskets on the reach-in cooler adjacent to the hot holding units were observed in disrepair. Replace.

The reach-in prep cooler adjacent to the hot-holding unit was observed with door gaskets in disrepair. Replace.

The first bar reach-in beer cooler lid was observed in disrepair. Replace.

Critical: Multiple lids and food storage containers throughout the kitchen were observed with cracks or areas missing. Replace.

In the walk-in freezer, ice build-up was observed on the fan unit and corresponding condensation line. Ice was also observed on the shelving units and food directly below the fan unit and condensation line. Have unit repaired or replaced.

Repeat: The following non-food contact surfaces were observed with dirt and dust debris build-up: 1. The shelving units across from the front kitchen microwave 2. The kitchen bread rack 3. The shelving unit adjacent to the bread rack 4. The shelving unit above the prep sink.

In both walk-in coolers, shelving units were observed with food and a white mold-like substance build-up. Remove items and clean.

The reach-in cooler door gaskets were observed with a black, mold-like substance build-up. Ensure all door gaskets are cleaned.

Near the walk-in cooler, the hand sink plumbing was observed with a separation in it. Repair or replace.

Critical: In the bar area, the ice bin drain line was observed without an air gap between the drain and drain line. Also, the kitchen ice bin drain line was observed without an air gap between the drain and drain line. Finally, the prep sink was observed without an air gap between the prep sink PVC pipe and prep sink drain. Install 2- to 3-inch air gap at each location between the drain lines and drains.

The kitchen ice machine plumbing was observed in disrepair resulting in water pooling on the floor beneath the ice machine. Repair or replace.

The floors under pieces of equipment throughout the kitchen and bar area were observed with food debris, dirt and dust debris build-up, along with garbage.

The following areas were observed in disrepair: 1. The walk-in coolers (both) and walk-in freezer floors 2. The wall FRP in the front of the kitchen around the dining room door 3. In front of the walk-in cooler, multiple floor and floor-wall juncture tiles 4. Beneath the kitchen soda fountain machine, floor tiles 5. In the bar area, the floor joists and laminate flooring.

Nov. 14

• Dairy Queen, 513 W. Main St., Tipp City — Repeat: Floors, walls, and/or ceilings not smooth and easily cleanable. Observed acoustic ceiling tiles above the ice cream machines and small counter top oven behind the front counter. Also, in this same area, a small portion of the wall above the counter top oven is peeling and needs to be repaired.

Nov. 15

• Future 4 Families, 840 Arthur Drive, Troy — Critical: At the time of inspection, the hot water sanitizing warewashing machine was observed not reaching the required temperature. Have the unit serviced and contact the health department prior to operating.

• West Milton IGA, 1177 S. Miami St., West Milton — No violations were documented at the time of inspection.

• True North Shell, 1298 S. Dorset Road, Troy — Repeat: Outer opening not protected. Observed gap under back door of facility where light could be seen. Door not tight fitting and sealed correctly. Pests could gain entry. Please seal door.

Repeat: Plumbing system not properly maintained or repaired. Observed drain line for sink in lobby by coffee machine was leaking and had soiled the cabinet under the sink. Mold and water damage was observed. Repair sink and eliminate leak.

Repeat: Floors, walls, and/or ceilings not smooth and easily cleanable. Observed missing ceiling tiles above the fountain soda machines. Replace.

• Dunaways Beef & Ale, 508 W. Main St., Troy — No violations were documented at the time of inspection.

Provided by the Piqua Health Department

Nov. 8

• Pretzel Time/Great American Cookie, 987 E. Ash St., Piqua — At least one person in charge must have Level II food manager training certification. Containers of smoothie mix on counter marked “keep refrigerated.” Vanilla – 64 degrees; banana – 59 degrees. Items discarded. The walk in cooler needs to be cleaned. The floors in the back room need to be cleaned.

Nov. 11

• Waffle House, 1232 E. Ash St., Piqua — Provide accurate thermometer for front upright refrigerator. Corrected. Provide thermometer to be able to test hot water in the dish washer. The following items need to be cleaned: metal stem thermometer; utensils; under grill – corrected; vegetable cutter; shelf under grill. Allow utensils/food equipment to air dry before stacking. Do not towel dry. Provide hot water for hand sinks in the restrooms so hands can be properly washed. Clean the ceiling by the food prep area.

Nov. 12

• Little Caesars, 6116 W. Water St., Piqua — The metal stem thermometer and pizza rings need to cleaned. Observed damaged food containers. Do not used cracked or damaged food containers. They cannot be properly sanitized. Food containers stacked wet. Also to air dry before stacking. The walls by 3 compartment sink , floors in back, storage/cleaning area need cleaned. observed unlabeled spray bottles. All chemicals should be in original containers or labeled to prevent misuse.

• Wendys, 1221 E. Ash St., Piqua — Not enough sanitizer being dispensed at three compartment sink. Manually add additional sanitizer until system can be repaired. The pop nozzles need cleaning. Be sure to sanitize food equipment with 200 ppm of quaternary ammonia to effectively clean.

Nov. 13

• Piqua Manor, 1840 W. High St., Piqua — The interior of the microwave needs to be cleaned. Be sure all food equipment is thoroughly washed and sanitized. When cooling food be sure to cool food quickly from 135 degrees to 70 degrees in two hours; 70 degrees to 41 degrees in four hours.

• Piqua Manor (2), 1840 W. High St., Piqua — The interior of the microwave needs to be cleaned. Corrected. Be sure to thoroughly clean and sanitize food equipment to prevent cross contamination.

Nov. 14

• Washington Primary, 800 N. Sunset, Piqua — Satisfactory at time of inspection. Be sure food employees wash hands often. Wash after breaks, after coughing/sneezing, before putting on clean gloves.

• KFC, 1251 E. Ash St., Piqua — Observed rough food containers. Do not sue food containers after they are cracked. They cannot be properly sanitized. The walk in cooler and mixer need to be cleaned. Be sure to wash, rinse and sanitize food equipment to prevent cross contamination.