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 or on the website at These inspection reports were provided by Miami County Public Health.

Oct. 24

Bob Evan’s Farms, 1749 W. Main St., Troy — Observed improper storage of food items being stored directly on the floor toward the back of the walk-in cooler. Critical violation: TCS foods were not being held at the proper temperature. Observed cream pies to be stored above acceptable temperatures in cooler. Observed leakage on the hose joint above mop sink. Observed door gaskets on coolers coming off the door and unclean. Sanitizer concentration for one of the sanitizing buckets for equipment was extremely low. Corrected during inspection. Critical violation: observed mixer to have an accumulation of food residual on and underneath the machine. Observed food residual on the handles of the cooler beside the grill line, on handles and within drawers below and throughout the grill line, and on the dirty tray cart. Cleaned and sanitized equipment stored below dirty equipment near dishwasher. Critical violation: hand washing sink being used for purposes other than hand washing. Observed food residue on the hand washing sink. Observed grout missing throughout kitchen floor. Critical violation: observed the presence of gnats around the tea and cappuccino machines.

Circle K, 3519 S. County Rd. 25-A —Observed improper storage of plastic cup lids and food items in boxes directly on the floor. Critical violation: observed donut case with an incomplete allergen declaration on the case. Cold holding unit underneath the hot dog roller did not contain a thermometer. Critical violation: observed residual build-up in a few of the nozzles of the fountain drink dispenser. Observed an accumulation of ice in the freezer toward the back wall of the storage area. Observed an accumulation of standing water on the coffee counter back behind the coffee machines. Observed no towels or hand-drying device at the hand washing sinks. Observed standing puddles of syrup underneath the soda bag rack. Observed a build-up of residual where the straws are stored next to the drink dispensers and below the hand washing sink.

Fraternal Order of Eagles #3998, 715 E. Broadway, Covington — Observed employee drink on prep table. Critical violation: person in charge did not ensure their employees are properly trained in food safety. Observed improper use and/or maintenance of wiping cloths. Wet wiping cloths were being kept out of sanitizer behind bar. Critical violation: observed melted butter sitting out next to grill not being held at the proper temperature. Corrected during inspection. Observed beer cooler in back bar with a condensation issue, bottom of cooler had a layer of water in it and was leaking water onto the floor. Surfaces of cutting blocks or boards were severely scratched and could not be properly sanitized. Critical violation: observed chemicals improperly stored on shelf above the three compartment sink.

Oct. 25

Holly’s Cafe and Carryout, 112 N. Main St., Casstown — Critical violation: observed raw bacon being stored over ready to eat foods, food was not properly protected from contamination by separation, packaging, and segregation. Critical violation: refrigerated, ready to eat, TCS foods held refrigerated for more than 24 hours were not properly date marked. Observed rusty shelving in walk-in cooler and above three-compartment sink. Critical violation: observed black, residual build-up in ice machine. Observed food debris in microwave, on shelving above toaster, on hood system, on cooler gaskets, and on bottom of freezer. Cooking or baking equipment in not cleaned at the required frequency. Observed water leak in three-compartment sink.

Trojan Nutrition, 1510 W. Main St., Troy — Person in charge did not ensure that the facility has written procedures for vomiting and diarrheal events.

Oct. 26

Donatos Pizza, 414 W. Main St., Troy — Observed employee drink in back storage room where cases of drinks were being stored. Critical violation: equipment food contact surfaces or utensils are dirty. Observed residue inside of ice machine connected to drink dispenser. Non-food contact surfaces of equipment are dirty. Observed residue on the outside walls of independent storage units inside of walk-in cooler. Observed residue collecting underneath the handle of the pizza cooler and walk-in cooler.

La Fiesta Express, 1133 W. Main St., Troy — Observed employee drink without cover inside kitchen. Corrected during inspection. In-use utensils are improperly stored. Observed ice scoop being stored with handle down into ice. Critical violation: refrigerated, ready to eate, TCS foods held refrigerated for more than 24 hours were not properly date marked. Equipment not approved by a recognized testing agency. Observed herbs and spices being stored in non-food grade containers. Observed no towels at hand washing sink.

Piqua Country Club, 9812 Country Club Rd., Piqua — Observed packaged foods stored in contact with ice in walk-in freezer. Critical violation: observed foods in walk-in cooler that were past the maximum seven-day date mark. Observed walk-in freezer with ice issue. Critical violation: observed interior of ice machine with black residual build-up. Observed beer cooler and wine cooler with dust on walls. Observed food debris or residual build-up on trays on top of oven holding pizza peels, on line equipment, calcium on and around dishwasher, and on hood system. Observed improper storage of ice bucket and scoop. Observed knives being improperly stored in between prep cooler and prep table.

Oct. 27

Buffalo Jack’s, 137 S. High St., Covington — Observed employee drinks stored on prep table. Observed cup completely submerged in jar of black olives. In-use utensils were improperly stored. Critical violation: observed homemade tartar sauce not holding temperature in prep cooler on the line, observed cheese in prep cooler on cook line that was not holding proper temperature. Corrected during inspection. Top left compartment of line prep cooler on server side was not holding temperature. Ice bin lid is breaking apart with pieces of plastic missing. Observed ice build up issue in walk-in freezer. Gaskets in cooler throughout facility coming apart from equipment. The surfaces of cutting boards are severely scratched and cannot be properly cleaned and sanitized. Critical violation: observed black residual build-up in ice machine. Observed food debris or residue in reach-in bar cooler where wine is kept, in clear bins that store packaged food, in bottom of reach-in freezer, in dish storage cart under beverage table, on handle of walk-in cooler, on floor of walk-in cooler. Observed clean cutting boards and containers being stored on bottom shelf of prep table directly under plumbing of hand sink. Critical violation: hand washing sink near walk-in cooler had utensils and equipment in it and was not easily accessible. Critical violation: observed the presence of live gnats in trashcan near dish area.

Speedway, 4 Weller Dr., Tipp City — Observed employee drink sitting on shelf next to buns near pizza oven. Non-food contact surfaces of equipment are dirty. Cooking or baking equipment is not cleaned at the desired frequency. No hand washing sign posted at the hand washing sink in men’s bathroom.

Oct. 28

Maruti Gasoline, 1314 N. Main St., Troy — Observed bottled drinks being stored directly on the ground with some being in a box some in individual bottles. Cold holding unit holding cold coffee drinks and milks did not have a thermometer inside of the unit. Observed coffee stirrers and straws stored improperly. Critical violation: the hand washing sink was easily accessible. Observed a build-up of debris on the floor underneath the shelving units under coffee machine.

Inspections provided by the Piqua Health Department

Oct. 28

Hot Head Burrito, 1567 Covington Ave., Piqua — Observed cracked container lids. Cracks provide areas for bacteria to harbor. Discard cracked lids.

Dave’s Place, 1106 Fisk St., Piqua — The utensils need to be washed, rinsed and sanitized. The ceiling in the walk-in cooler is starting to deteriorate and needs to be replaced/repaired.