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Clayton Restaurant Inspections: Misused Sinks, Unlabeled Foods

Find out what inspectors from the St. Louis County Department of Health found as they toured food establishments in and near the city in June.

Here is a look at some of the restaurant inspections conducted in and near Clayton during June. Clayton-Richmond Heights Patch examined inspection reports in the 63105 ZIP code. Information has been compiled using publicly available data published to the website of the .

All inspections were conducted on a routine basis unless otherwise noted.

ARAKA RESTAURANT, 131 Carondelet Plaza ()
Inspection date: June 21
Grade: A (100)
Observations and corrective actions: None listed

 

BETHESDA BARCLAY HOUSE, 230 S. Brentwood Blvd. ()
Inspection date: June 20
Grade: A (99)
Observations and corrective actions:

  • "Walls, floors, ceiling are not smooth, durable and easily cleanable."

 

BLACKBERRY CAFE, 7351 Forsyth Blvd. ()
Inspection date: June 29
Grade: A (99)
Observations and corrective actions:

  • "Various surface areas through-out establishment have become worn / chipped and are no longer smooth, durable, or easily cleanable."

 

CARDWELL'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 8100 Maryland Ave. (Website)
Inspection date: June 6
Grade: A (98)
Observations and corrective actions:

  • "Delivery food was placed directly on a newly mopped wet floor. … Violation corrected on site by storing food properly."
  • "Inside of microwave sides are chipping."
  • "Surface areas of establishment have worn with time."

 

CENTENE ON THE PLAZA, 7700 Forsyth Blvd.
Inspection date: June 6
Grade: A (99)
Observations and corrective actions:

  • "Broken light shields in dry storage area."

 

ChATroom, 7700 Forsyth Blvd.
Inspection date: June 6
Grade: A (100)
Observations and corrective actions: None listed

 

CHIPOTLE, 11 N. Central Ave. ()
Inspection date: June 20
Grade: A (100)
Observations and corrective actions: None listed

 

CHIPOTLE, 11 N. Central Ave (complaint inspection)
Inspection date: June 30
Grade: A (100)
Observations and corrective actions:

  • "Complaint: Dumpster lid is being left open. Investigation: Dumpster lid was observed left open because when trash company unloaded Dumpster it was wedge in a way that would make it impossible for establishment to close lid. No points will be deducted from establishment because of outside factors. It was highly recommended that establishment call trash service and notify trash service that lids where not being closed while dumping Dumpster."

 

THE DOCK (SHAW PARK POOL CONCESSION), 111 S. Brentwood Boulevard ()
Inspection date: June 16
Grade: A (100)
Observations and corrective actions:

  • "Left 2011 Grid list to be completed for file."

 

DOMINIC'S TRATTORIA, 200 S. Brentwood Boulevard ()
Inspection date: June 27
Grade: A (100)
Observations and corrective actions:

  • "During inspection a light shield was cracked in the dry storage room. Owner immediately took preventive actions to order one since a replacement was not in stock. Will verify installation on next inspection."

 

GOURMET TO GO, 8182 Maryland Ave. ()
Inspection date: June 27
Grade: A (98)
Observations and corrective actions:

  • "Employee was eating food products, over the cold hold prep line. … Violation(s) was/were corrected on site according to code by education on the code."
  • "Handsink was being used as a food prep sink. … Violation(s) was/were corrected on site according to code by education on the code."
  • "Prepackaged self service food items that contain more than two ingredients do not have a list of ingredients that are in the food product. … Violation(s) must be corrected with-in 10 days."

 

GRANDMA'S NUTS (CLAYTON FARMER'S MARKET, 8282 Forsyth Blvd.)
Inspection date: June 7
Grade: A (100)
Observations and corrective actions: None listed

 

J. BUCK'S RESTAURANT, 101 S. Hanley Rd. ()
Inspection date: June 21
Grade: A (99)
Observations and corrective actions: None listed

 

JAVA PLUS, 8000 Maryland Ave.
Inspection date: June 27
Grade: A (100)
Observations and corrective actions: None listed

 

JIMMY'S CAFE ON THE PARK, 706 DeMun Ave. ()
Inspection date: June 29
Grade: A (98)
Observations and corrective actions:

  • "Walk in cooler is missing plugs which makes it not smooth, durable, or easily cleanable. … Violation(s) must be corrected with-in 30 days."
  • "Worn surface areas have led to surfaces becoming not smooth, durable, or easily cleanable through out establishment. … Violation(s) must be corrected with-in 30 days."

 

KALDI'S COFFEE HOUSE, 187 Carondelet Plaza ()
Inspection date: June 16
Grade: A (95)
Observations and corrective actions:

  • "Front hand sink being used for a slop sink. … Violation(s) must be corrected with-in 30 days."
  • "Food products were no(t) 6 inches off floor in walk in freezer. … Violation(s) must be corrected with-in 30 days."
  • "Backflow prevention device is not installed on water supply system … Illegial Y on mop sink makes back flow device null and void. … Violation(s) must be corrected with-in 30 days."
  • "No functioning light in walk in freezer. … Violation(s) must be corrected with-in 30 days."

General comments:

  • “Your facility is operating without a valid food establishment permit as required by St. Louis County Ordinance #22,724 The Food Code. The owner/operator has until the close of business (4:30) on the next business day to submit appropriate paperwork and payment to the health department. Failure to comply will result in further administrative action up to and including closure of your facility.” Please call 314-615-8900 to rectify violation."

 

LUCIANO'S TRATTORIA, 172 Carondelet Plaza ()
Inspection date: June 21
Grade: A (100)
Observations and corrective actions: None listed

 

MOLLY DARCY'S, 26 N. Meramec Ave. ()
Inspection date: June 20
Grade: A (99)
Observations and corrective actions:

  • "Various areas throughout establishment have surface areas that are no longer smooth, durable, and easily cleanable. … Violation(s) must be corrected with-in 10 days."

 

MOSAIC BISTRO MARKET, 14 N. Central Ave. ()
Inspection date: June 20
Grade: A (99)
Observations and corrective actions:

  • "Front cold hold unit is maintaining an ambient air temperature between 55F to 60F, potentially hazardous foods were at 54F with being out for less than 4 hours. What to do sheet was left at establishment. … Violation must be corrected before using equipment, but must be corrected no more than 10 days from now."

 

NORTHWEST COFFEE ROASTING COMPANY, 8401 Maryland Ave. (Website)
Inspection date: June 29
Grade: A (91)
Observations and corrective actions:

  • "No valid (food protection) certificate was on site. … Violation(s) must be corrected with-in 10 days."
  • "No permits / nor reports are posted in consumer views. … Violation(s) was / were corrected on site according to code by education on the code."
  • "Touching bread with bare hand contact. … Violation(s) was / were corrected on site according to code by education on the code."
  • "No hand wash signage in toilet facility. … Violation(s) was / were corrected on site according to code by education on the code. (Left template of hand wash signage)"
  • "Self service items that are prepackaged with two or more ingredients do not contain labels that list ingredients. … Violation(s) was / were corrected on site according to code by education on the code."
  • "Saw sworn (sic) of gnats like objects around mop sink and 3 compartment sink. … Violation(s) must be corrected with-in 10 days."
  • "Incomplete Hep(atitis) A records. … Violation(s) must be corrected with-in 10 days."
  • "Ceiling in dish area not smooth, durable or easily cleanable, broken cove molding around front counter, and hole in toilet facility. … Violation(s) must be corrected with-in 30 days."

General comments:

  • "Notice Retail Eggs being Sold (License Not Posted) Egg Licensing & Inspection Egg quality is highly important to most consumers. That’s why the Weights and Measures Division licenses egg producers, dealers, and retailers and also inspects eggs sold in Missouri for quality. Anyone who buys or sells eggs must be licensed and renew that license annually. (Left Application)"

 

OH LOLLI LOLLI ITSY BITSY CANDY SHOPPE, 802 DeMun Ave. (opening inspection) ()
Inspection date: June 28
Grade: A (100)
Observations and corrective actions: None listed

 

POMME CAFE & WINE BAR, 44 N. Central Ave. ()
Inspection date: June 16
Grade: A (100)
Observations and corrective actions: None listed

 

POMME RESTAURANT, 40 N. Central Ave. ()
Inspection date: June 16
Grade: A (100)
Observations and corrective actions: None listed

 

QUIZNO'S, 7810 Forsyth Blvd. (opening inspection) ()
Inspection date: June 29
Grade: A (100)
Observations and corrective actions: None listed
General comments:

  • "Punch List: (1) Cut hose to 6 inch off lip of mop sink. (2) Hang hand wash sign in toilet rooms. (3) Post no smoking sign at front door. (4) Post Food Manager License. (5) Post Health Permit. (6) Complete Hep A Vaccine Documentation. (7) Hand test strips for sanitizer. Facility is clear for opening."


REARN THAI RESTAURANT, 7910 Bonhomme Ave. ()
Inspection date: June 27
Grade: A (98)
Observations and corrective actions:

  • "Inside of microwave surface is worn and no longer smooth, durable and easily cleanable. … Violation(s) must be corrected with-in 30 days."
  • "Surface areas are worn and no longer smooth, durable, or easily cleanable."


REMY'S KITCHEN & WINE BAR, 222 S. Bemiston Ave. ()
Inspection date: June 29
Grade: A (100)
Observations and corrective actions: None listed

 

ROXANE, 12 N. Meramec Ave. ()
Inspection date: June 20
Grade: A (98)
Observations and corrective actions:

  • "Door fell off cold unit upstairs when trying to scan a temperature. … Violation(s) must be corrected with-in 30 days."
  • "Worn surface areas throughout establishment. … Violation(s) must be corrected with-in 30 days."


STRATTON'S CAFE, 176 Carondelet Plaza ()
Inspection date: June 21
Grade: A (100)
Observations and corrective actions: None listed

 

TANI SUSHI BISTRO, 16 S. Bemiston Ave. ()
Inspection date: June 6
Grade: A (94)
Observations and corrective actions:

  • "Emplyee (sic) eating food scraps while on main line … ."
  • "Main kitchen hand wash sink was inoperable."
  • "Surface areas worn and torn."
  • "Shields and light bulbs are missing throughout kitchen."


UPTOWN CAFE, 105 S. Meramec Ave. ()
Inspection date: June 27
Grade: A (96)
Observations and corrective actions:

  • "Food manager certification was expired. … Violation(s) must be corrected with-in 10 days."
  • "Backdoor was propped open. … Violation(s) was / were corrected on site according to code by education on the code, the weather, or other limiting condition."
  • "Cooling equipment was holding potentially hazardous foods at 50F. Establishment was using time as a control, was notified equipment was serviced just before inspection and appeared temperature was falling. Left a what to do food sheet at establishment. … Violation(s) must be corrected with-in 10 days."
  • "Bread is stored on floor in a plastic bag under oven. … Violation(s) was / were corrected on site according to code by education on the code."
  • "Ceiling tiles missing, worn wood floor in walk in cooler and hole in wall by toilet room. … Violation(s) must be corrected with-in 30 days."


URSA'S CAFE, 6515 Wydown Blvd. (Website)
Inspection date: June 6
Grade: A (100)
Observations and corrective actions: None listed

THE WINE AND CHEESE PLACE, 7435 Forsyth Blvd. ()
Inspection date: June 21
Grade: A (99)
Observations and corrective actions: None listed

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