Restaurant Inspections


Fayette County Public Health recently released the following restaurant inspections:

May 31

Our Place Restaurant, 827 E. Market Street. Follow-up inspection. Violations/Comments: All food is stored properly now, and the dry food containers are now clean. Mold residue is still inside of the ice machine. Refrigerated coffee creamers are still found inside bowls located on customers’ tables. All Perishable foods in a cold holding state must be at 41 degrees Fahrenheit or below to limit the growth of pathogens. All contact surfaces are now smooth and easily cleanable. The leak under the pop machine is now prepared and the overall cleanliness of the facility has improved.

May 30

Woody’s Cafe, 222 North Main Street. Standard inspection. Violations/Comments: Inside the cabinet under the sink in the woman’s restroom were mice droppings. The presence of pests must be controlled to minimize their presence on the premises by routinely inspecting, cleaning and using pest controlling devices. Card board boxes found stored over food preparation station. During preparation unpackaged foods must be protected from environmental sources of contamination. The test strips for sanitizer was expired. A test kit that accurately measures the concentration in PPM of sanitizing solutions must be provided. These areas or items were found with an accumulation of soil resides: microwave, bread containers, fan guards, walk-in cooler, kitchen walls and floor under and behind equipment and near base boards. Food and nonfood contact surfaces must be cleaned as often as necessary to prevent accumulation of soil residues. The Small reach-in freezer has an accumulation of ice along the upper walls of the freezer. All equipment must be maintained in good repair. The food handler was observed grabbing a slice of cheese with their bare hands. Food employees may not contact exposed, ready-to-eat food with their bare hands. The food handler was told to either use gloves or a utensil to handle ready-to-eat food and they used gloves. The contaminated food was discarded.

May 28

Our Place Restaurant, 827 E. Market Street. Follow-up inspection. Violations/Comments: Food stored inside of the refrigerators (reach-in coolers) were now separated to prevent contamination. All other previous violations were still present. Another re-inspection is scheduled for May 31.

Frisch’s, 1830 Columbus Avenue. Follow-up inspections. Violations/Comments: According to management, the vent pipe located above the men’s restroom is broken and says it will be repaired but could not give an exact date. The physical facility must be maintained in a state of good repair. A sewage smell is present near the front entrance. The manager stated that she will contact maintenance to have the issue resolved as soon as possible. The facility has to contact the Fayette County Public Health Department no later than May 31 with repair update.

Aldis, 200 Commerce Drive. Standard inspection. Several dented cans were found on shelf in sales-floor area. Food packages must remain in good condition to protect food from contaminates. Raw chicken and raw beef were stored in close proximity. Raw meats must be separated to prevent contamination. The store manager placed a divider between the two meats. Little Journey infant milk based powder formula 22.2 ounce containers were found expired on shelf in sales-floor area. Licensure may embargo baby food if found to be expired. Management voluntarily discarded these containers immediately. The air bents were found with an accumulation of soil residue. Non-food contact surfaces must be cleaned as often as necessary to prevent accumulation of soil residues. Stained ceiling tiles were found in the mop room. The physical facility must be maintained in good repair. If the leak is repaired, the ceiling tiles must be replaced. The light bulb was found burned out inside of the walk0in freezer. The light intensity must be at least ten foot candles in walk-in units (coolers) for easy visibility and to ensure proper cleaning.

May 24

Outside the Box Cafe, Jeffersonville. Standard and Critical Control Point inspections. Violations/Comments: Mice droppings were found in the basement on counter top. The presence of pests must be controlled to minimize their presence on the premises by routinely inspecting, cleaning and using pest control devices. Management provided receipts of pest control treatments which are done on a monthly basis. The utensil holders were found with an accumulation of soil residues. Staff washed the holders and utensils immediately. Knowledge and Responsibility: The person in charge displayed good knowledge of CCP questionnaire. No critical violations.