Area food establishments are cited for health code violations

03/28/2013 10:46 AM

05/20/2014 10:41 AM

The Kansas Department of Agriculture cited these operations for multiple health code violations:

• Bogey’s Bar Grill, 12924 State Line Road, Leawood, had four priority violations during a March 20 routine inspection, including wedge tomatoes, diced tomatoes, chopped lettuce and salad dressing held at improper temperatures.

The bar manager said all the violations had been corrected.

• Chapala Mexican Restaurant, 105 S. Clairborne Road, Olathe, had four priority violations during a March 18 routine inspection, including milk in a cooler with no mark to show the day it was opened.

Restaurant officials did not return phone calls.

• Dragon Inn Restaurant, 7500 W. 80th St., Overland Park, had six priority violations during a March 21 routine inspection, including utensils in a drawer in the back area soiled with dried food debris.

Restaurant officials did not return phone calls.

• 810 Zone, 4800 W. 119th St., Leawood, had three priority violations during a March 19 routine inspection, including two violations for backflow prevention devices not designed per approved standards.

“KC Hopps takes health standards very seriously. All violations were corrected, including the two backflow prevention devices, which passed inspection seven years ago when we opened and pass every subsequent inspection and for some reason didn’t pass this one,” said Chris Sutton, chief executive officer of KC Hopps Ltd. Restaurants Breweries, management company for 810 Zone.

• La Bodega, 4311 W. 119th St., Leawood, had five priority violations during a March 18 routine inspection, including raw salmon, feta cheese and sliced tomatoes held at improper temperatures.

“The cooler was holding temperature and the food wasn’t bad, but employees were going in and out of the cooler, which raised the temperatures,” said owner James Taylor.

• Mi Chihuahua, 7769 Quivira Road, Lenexa, had four priority violations during a March 19 routine inspection, including raw chicken stored over raw beef.

Through an interpreter, the owner said new employees made the violations, which have been corrected, and he is retraining the new employees.

• Mi Ranchito Cocina Cantina, 13000 W. 95th St., Lenexa, had three priority violations during a March 19 routine inspection, including multiple containers of milk with no open date.

“The violations were corrected on site. The safety of our customers and employees is very important to us, and we feel confident we will be able to adhere to all standards set by the Kansas Department of Agriculture,” said Jennifer Bustos-Gomez, director of operations.

• The Other Place, 16590 W. 135th St., Olathe, had six priority violations during a March 19 inspection, including a soda gun at the bar with slime mold buildup.

A manager had no comment.

For complete inspection reports on Kansas restaurant operations, go to

www.ksda.gov/food_safety

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The Environmental Health Protection Division of the Clay County Public Health Center cited this operation for multiple priority violations:

• China Gourmet, 882 S. Missouri 291, Liberty, had three priority violations during a March 25 inspection, including raw meat stored over cooked chicken.

Restaurant officials did not return phone calls.

For complete Clay County reports, go to

www.clayhealth.com

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The Environmental Health Division of the Jackson County Public Works Department cited these operations for three or more critical violations.

• Hy-Vee, 9400 E. Missouri 350, Raytown, had seven violations during a March 5 inspection, including a pan of meat sauce in a cooler with a date mark of Feb. 23.

“Everything was corrected on site,” said Marty Streit, store director.

• IHOP, 12128 S. U.S. 71, Grandview, had five violations during a March 12 inspection, including prepared ready-to-eat foods held in a cooler more than seven days.

The manager said the violations were corrected.

• Pizza Hut, 1225 N.E. Rice Road, Lee’s Summit, had three violations during a March 7 inspection, including a pasta dish in a cooler at improper temperatures.

Officials with Pizza Hut’s corporate office did not return phone calls.

For complete Jackson County inspection reports, go to

www.jacksongov.org/fsi

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The Platte County Health Department cited this operation for multiple critical health code violations:

• Apple Market, 1100 Branch St., Platte City, had seven critical violations during a March 13 inspection, including excessive residual food buildup on the interior and exterior of the rotisserie, the cutting boards, the slicer and the exterior of the smoker.

A manager had no comment.

For complete Platte County Health Department reports, go to

www.plattecountyhealthdept.com.

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