The Kansas City Health Department cited these operations for 7 or more critical health code violations.
▪ Governor Stumpy’s Grill House, 321 E. Gregory Blvd., had 8 critical violations during an Oct. 21 routine inspection, including black build-up on interior walls and plastic components of ice chute in ice machine (manager cleaned the machine).
Governor Stumpy’s had 1 critical violation during an Oct. 30 follow-up inspection.
“We’ve actively been working with the health department to make sure we are up to code and we take these violations very seriously,” said Dave Baldwin, general manager.
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▪ McDonald’s, 13301 State Line Road, had 8 critical violations during an Oct. 21 inspection following a complaint, including employees not using proper hand washing procedures.
McDonald’s had no critical violations during an Oct. 27 follow-up inspection.
In a statement, Neil Getzlow, spokesman for the Heartland Region of McDonald’s USA, said: “Once we were made aware of these violations we worked quickly to resolve the issues. We have corrected all of the issues brought to our attention.”
▪ New China Star, 502 N.W. Englewood Road, had 7 critical violations during an Oct. 28 routine inspection, including a violation when an employee arranged their hair, then handled single-use items without washing their hands between tasks.
The owner declined to comment.
New China Star had no critical violations during a Nov. 3 follow-up inspection.
▪ Real Jalisco Fine Mexican Cuisine, 412 N.W. Englewood Road, had 7 critical violations during an Oct. 27 routine inspection, including employee’s food held on shelf above kitchen make-table.
“The problem was fixed. Usually employees don’t bring anything but that was from QuikTrip in the morning,” said Joel Palacios, manager.
Real Jalisco had no critical violations during a Nov. 3 follow-up inspection.
▪ Shoal Creek Lounge & Grill, Shoal Creek Golf Course, 8905 Shoal Creek Parkway, had 7 critical violations during an Oct. 23 routine inspection, including moldy strawberries in the walk-in cooler (strawberries discarded).
Shoal Creek had no critical violations during a Nov. 4 follow-up inspection.
“Everything was corrected,” said Brett Plymell, manager.
For complete reports, visit: http://www.inspectionsonline.us/foodsafety/mousakansascity
The Kansas Department of Agriculture cited these operations for 7 or more priority health code violations. Most violations are corrected at the time of the inspection.
▪ Cinetopia Prairiefire, 5724 W. 136th Terrace, Overland Park, had 10 priority violations during a Nov. 4 follow-up inspection, including marinated cut tomato dated Oct. 24, house-made bleu cheese dated Oct. 25, house-made hummus dated Oct. 26 and house-made cheesecake dated Oct. 27 (all beyond the 7-day limit so food discarded).
Cinetopia had no critical violations during a Nov. 17 follow-up inspection.
“We take all health and safety matters very seriously with a great deal of attention to consumer and employee safety. Corrective measures were taken and there were no violations on our follow-up report,” said Rudyard Coltman, chief executive officer.
▪ Pinstripes Bowling Bocce Bistro, Prairiefire, 13500 Nall Ave., Overland Park, had 8 priority violations during a Nov. 5 follow-up inspection, including raw ground beef stored over raw shrimp in cold drawers.
Pinstripes had no priority violations during a Nov. 17 follow-up inspection.
A manager declined to comment.
▪ Einstein Bros. Bagels, 8600 College Blvd., Overland Park, had 7 priority violations during a Nov. 4 routine inspection, including cream cheese and sausage cold holding at improper temperatures (placed in ice bath to rapid cool).
Einstein had 2 priority violations during a Nov. 19 follow-up inspection.
"At Einstein Bros. Bagels, we are committed to providing the highest quality experience for our guests, and that includes the food we serve and the condition of our restaurants. We take any report to the contrary very seriously and any kitchen in violation of local health standards is unacceptable, evaluated and corrected immediately. We dispatched resources to the Overland Park restaurant to work with the local health department following an annual inspection visit to ensure food quality and safety at this location. All issues were resolved in a timely manner and the department has inspected and approved the condition of the Overland Park restaurant."
▪ Frida’s Contemporary Mexican Cuisine, 7200 W. 121st St., Overland Park, had 7 priority violations during a Nov. 5 follow-up inspection, including a live roach inside a bin of sugar, 2 live roaches above the prep table in the back of the kitchen, 4 live roaches on the dishwasher in the bar area, and 1 live roach in the men’s restroom.
Frida’s had 2 priority violations during a Nov. 19 follow-up inspection.
“We are doing pest control every week and haven’t had a problem since. I take this very seriously,” said Ivan Marquez, owner.
▪ For complete Kansas Department of Agriculture inspection reports, go to http://agriculture.ks.gov/divisions-programs/food-safety-lodging/inspection-results
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