Benton County Restaurant Inspections

Posted: November 20, 2017 at 1 a.m.

Critical violations are defined as items relating directly to factors that lead to food-borne illness and must be corrected immediately. Noncritical violations are defined as items that relate to maintenance of food operations and cleanliness.

Nov. 6

Kyoto Hibachi Express - Mobile

1911 U.S. 412 East, Siloam Springs

Critical violations: Rice was not cooled in accordance with established procedure. Rice was held at room temperature. Trash can was used as a table for a pan of cut vegetables.

Noncritical violations: Single-use container was used to hold scallops. Waste water was draining onto the ground under and to back of the unit. Grease from the vent hood was leaking.

Nov. 7

Arby's

1202 N. Walton Blvd., Bentonville

Critical violations: Handwashing sink did not have an adequate supply of paper towels.

Noncritical violations: None

Mazzio's Pizza

1117 N. Walton Blvd., Bentonville

Critical violations: Employee did not wash hands before putting on gloves. Bungee cord was hanging off handwashing sink faucet; a handwashing sink must be maintained at all times so that it is accessible for employee use.

Noncritical violations: Plumbing fixtures such as handwashing sinks, toilets and urinals must be cleaned as often as necessary to keep them clean. Employee was wearing bracelet made of absorbent material.

Waffle House

2723 U.S. 412 East, Siloam Springs

Critical violations: Water to automatic dishwasher is not reaching the proper sanitizing temperature.

Noncritical violations: Temperature gauges for warewashing facilities were sitting upside down on the floor and are no longer mounted to the machine and not visible to employees; automatic dish machine is not dispensing soap into the unit. Cabinet under the soda machine was not clean. Food and other items were clogging the drain under the waffle station. There was an excess of ice build-up in the freezer unit door and frame, repeat violation. Floor tiles are missing under waffle station and is causing water to stagnate. Gasket is torn in cold holding unit, repeat violation. Wires are exposed under a dish machine.

Shipley Donuts

106 N. Bloomington St., Suite W, Lowell

Follow-up inspection

No violations.

Panda Express

2775 U.S. 412 East, Siloam Springs

Critical violations: Pan of raw meat was stored above a bag of raw carrots in the walk-in cooler.

Noncritical violations: Clean plates were stored improperly behind three compartment sink. Walk-in cooler has a condensation leak, repeat violation. Permit not posted in customer view, repeat violation.

Simmons Suites

3001 N.E. 11th St., Bentonville

Critical violations: Dishes were stored in the handwashing sink. Must use three compartment sink to properly sanitize dishes.

Noncritical violations: None

Cotton Patch Cafe

3451 U.S. 412 East, Siloam Springs

Critical violations: Employee did not wash hands between tasks; employee did not wash hands after glove change. Salad and sandwich prep tables are not holding all foods at 41 degrees or below.

Noncritical violations: Shelves in walk-in cooler have an accumulation of food debris. Freezer door handle is broken.

Casa Castillo

200 E. Central Ave., Suite 1, Bentonville

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: Current permit is not posted.

Catering Concepts

903A N. Bloomington St. Suites 101-102, Lowell

Critical violations: Sanitizer in automatic dishwasher was not at the proper concentration.

Noncritical violations: None

Casey's General Store

2801 S.E. J St., Bentonville

No violations.

Benton County Jail Kitchen

1300 S.W. 14th St., Bentonville

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: Key to paper towel dispenser was lost; must provide a supply of individual disposable towels or a continuous towel system that supplies the user with a clean towel or a heated-air drying device at each handwashing sink in food preparation, toilet and warewashing areas.

Supermercado La Michoacana

803 S. Mount Olive St., Siloam Springs

Critical violations: Opened deli meat did not have a discard date.

Noncritical violations: Wrapped fish was not labeled properly.

Thai Cafe Asian Cuisine

808 S. Mount Olive St., Siloam Springs

Critical violations: Food contact utensils were put away but there was still food debris on them; cutting board was no longer in good condition or easily cleanable. Food items in prep table were not at 41 degrees or below. Food items did not have discard date.

Noncritical violations: Food utensils at grill were stored in water with food debris. Scoop handles were touching food in bulk storage. Wooden utensil was being used in food preparation; wood is not approved material. Stove burners need cleaning. Back room has an odor that might be coming from grease interceptor. Posted permit has expired.

Me Latte Chocolate

1902 S. Eighth St., Suite 6, Rogers

Critical violations: Raw chicken was stored above ready-to-eat pineapple in cooler. Sliced turkey and chicken in prep table did not have a discard date.

Noncritical violations: None

Smoking Joe's Catering

218 S. Eighth St., Rogers

No violations.

Hunan Chinese Restaurant

509 S. Eighth St., Rogers

Critical violations: Cut vegetables are at 53 degrees in prep table.

Noncritical violations: Walk-in cooler floor needs cleaning.

Nov. 9

Romina's Bakery

1900 S. First St., Suite 3, Rogers

Critical violations: Raw eggs were stored above ready-to-eat foods. Spray bottle did not have a label listing contents of bottle.

Noncritical violations: None

Taqueria El Rancho

715 E. Jefferson St., Siloam Springs

Critical violations: Pan of raw fish was stored above cut vegetables in the walk-in. Sanitizer was not at the proper concentration, repeat issue. Foods did not have a discard date marking, repeat violation. Food was not being thawed in accordance to established procedure.

Noncritical violations: Food packages were stored on the floor of the walk-in cooler. Water is leaking in the walk-in freezer.

Taqueria Real Jacona

1713 S. Eighth St., Rogers

Critical violations: Handwashing sink was blocked by a trash can; handwashing sink must be accessible at all times for employee use. Raw eggs, shrimp and fish were stored about ready-to-eat foods. Beef was not being thawed in accordance to established regulations.

Noncritical violations: None

Siloam Cafe

906 E. Main St., Siloam Springs

Critical violations: Employee did not lather soap long enough before rinsing while washing hands. Preparation table was not holding foods at 41 degrees or below, repeat violation.

Noncritical violations: None

Nov. 13

Red Lobster

1710 S. 46th St., Rogers

Critical violations: Dishwashing machine hot water did not reach proper sanitation temperature.

Noncritical violations: None

Olive Garden

1716 S. 46th St., Rogers

No violations.

Houlihan's

2203 S. Promenade Blvd., Suite 100, Rogers

Critical violations: Employee did not wash hands after handling dirty dishes and moving onto clean dishes. Dishes were stored in the bar's handwashing sink; must keep handwashing sink accessible at all time for handwashing only.

Noncritical violations: None

Scotsdale Clubhouse

10 Scotsdale Lane, Bella Visa

No violations.

PF Chang's China Bistro

2203 S. Promenade, Suite 13100, Rogers

No violations.

Fred's Hickory Inn

1502 N. Walton Blvd., Bentonville

Critical violations: Handwashing sink has an inadequate amount of hand cleanser and towels.

Noncritical violations: Handwashing sinks need cleaning. Spray bottle of sanitizing solution did not have a label.

Nov. 14

Walton Life Fitness

1710 S.E. 14th St., Bentonville

No violations.

Wal-Mart Apparel Cafe

203 S.E. Martin Luther King Parkway, Bentonville

No violations.

Mamma Z

2503 S. Walton Blvd., Bentonville

No violations.

Happy Wagon

18882 Wilson Road, Garfield

No violations.

Dessert Diversity

112 S. Hibler St., Sulpher Springs

No violations.

Chick-fil-A

2601 W. Pleasant Grove Road, Rogers

No violations.

KFC

903 N. Walton Blvd., Bentonville

No violations.

Las Palmas

301 N. Walton Blvd., Bentonville

No violations.

Pho Thanh

206 S. Walton Blvd., Bentonville

Critical violations: Employee did not wash hands before putting on gloves. There were no hand towels at the handwashing sink.

Noncritical violations: None

Miss Saigon Pho

310 S. Walton Blvd., Bentonville

Critical violations: Employee's drink cup did not have a lid. There was a sponge inside the handwashing sink and multiple rubber bands around the faucet of the handwashing sink; handwashing sink was obstructed from employee use. Spray bottle did not have a label. Bags of onion were stored on walk-in cooler floor.

Noncritical violations: None

Nov. 15

Wal-Mart Supercenter

2901 U.S. 412 East, Siloam Springs

No violations.

Sunshine Montessori Infant and Toddler Center

2124 W. University St., Siloam Springs

No violations.

Pumpkin Patch Pre-K

1953 N. Carl St., Siloam Springs

No violations.

Pollo A La Parrila

2505 N. 17th St., Suite 407, Rogers

No violations.

Kum & Go

1701 W. New Hope Road, Rogers

No violations.

Elizabeth Richardson Center

1300 N. Patriot Park, Siloam Springs

No violations.

Monte Ne Inn Chicken

5311 Bent Tree Drive, Rogers

No violations.

Iron Horse Coffee Co.

220 S. First St., Rogers

No violations.

Bentonville Butcher & Deli

1201 S. Walton Blvd., Bentonville

Critical violations: Employee made bare hand contact with ready-to-eat foods. Used cling wrap was stored in handwashing sink and paper towel dispenser was not working properly. Sauteed onions on kitchen stove top were not at the proper temperature. Squeeze bottle in the kitchen was unlabeled. Ready to eat items in the cooler were not covered.

Noncritical violations: None

Shogun Express

1401 S.W. Walton Blvd., Suite 21, Bentonville

Critical violations: Cooking pot was stored in the handwashing sink. Wet wiping cloths were being dried on tea spigots.

Noncritical violations: Employee was wearing a bracelet made of absorbent material. Posted permit was expired.

Little Caesars Pizza

206 S.W. 14th St., Bentonville

Critical violations: None

Noncritical violations: Handwashing sink needs re-caulking.

Acambaro

301 S. Walton Blvd., Bentonville

Critical violations: Employee's drink cup did not have a lid.

Noncritical violations: Salsa dispensing ladles have duck tape on the handles.

NW News on 11/20/2017