Kansas City area restaurant inspections for Aug. 4

08/05/2014 7:21 AM

08/05/2014 7:34 AM

Area restaurants cited for 7 or more priority and critical violations. Most violations are corrected at the time of the inspection.

The Kansas Department of Agriculture cited these operations for 7 or more priority health code violations.

Jazz A Louisiana Kitchen, 1859 Village West Parkway, Suite 102, Kansas City, Kan., had 11 priority violations during a July 24 routine inspection, including Creole sauce with a prep date of July 16 and a discard date of July 22 and Hazel Dressing with a prep date of July 17 and a discard date of July 23 ( held over 7 days so sauce and dressing discarded).

Restaurant officials did not return phone calls seeking comment.

Wendy’s, 10548 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, Kan., had 8 priority violations during a July 21 routine inspection, including raw hamburger, cut salad mixes and sliced tomatoes held at improper temperatures.

In a statement, Bob Bertini, spokesman for Wendy’s, said: “The franchisee has brought in maintenance personnel, cleaned and serviced equipment and has promptly addressed the issues raised in the recent health inspection report.”

Wyandot BBQ, 8441 State Ave., Kansas City, Kan., had 7 priority violations during a July 18 routine inspection, including raw chicken on top of box of raw beef in the cooler (box of raw chicken moved).

Restaurant officials did not return phone calls seeking comment.

For complete Kansas Department of Agriculture inspection reports, go to http://agriculture.ks.gov/divisions-programs/food-safety-lodging/inspection-results.

The Kansas City Health Department cited these operations for 7 or more critical health code violations.

Long John Silver’s/A&W, 4800 E. Bannister Road, had 8 critical violations during a July 23 routine inspection, including a kitchen employee who did not wash hands for at least 20 seconds.

“We took it seriously and we immediately addressed all the issues,” said Brian Adams, director of operations.

Taqueria El Corito (also listed under Taqueria El Korita), 6225 Winner Road, had 7 critical violations during a July 21 routine inspection, including moldy zucchini in the walk-in cooler (zucchini discarded).

The owner did not return phone calls seeking comment. It had no critical violations during an Aug. 1 follow-up inspection.

Paparico’s Mexican Restaurant, 8314 Wornall Road, had 7 critical violations during a July 2 routine inspection, including moldy tea bag in brewing dispenser.

Restaurant officials did not return phone calls seeking comment.

It had no critical violations during a July 11 follow-up inspection.

Thomas Restaurant, 1815 W. 39th St., had 7 critical violations during a July 11 routine inspection, including can of pineapple juice at the bar with duct tape around it (can of pineapple juice discarded).

It had no critical violations during a July 29 follow-up inspection.

The owner declined to comment.

Pizza Shoppe, 9329 N. Oak Trafficway, had 7 critical violations during a July 7 routine inspection, including pizza make table and salad make table were holding cheese, meat, chicken, Alfredo sauce, tomatoes and dressings at improper temperatures (items discarded).

“Both pieces of equipment were serviced and all the violations have been corrected,” said Brandon Doherty, owner.

For complete reports, visit:

http://www.inspectionsonline.us/foodsafety/mousakansascity/search.htm.

To reach Joyce Smith, call 816-234-4692 or send email to jsmith@kcstar.com. Follow her on Facebook and Twitter at JoyceKC.

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