Jackson County Public Works Environmental Health Division inspects all restaurants, grocery stores, schools, mobile food and temporary food establishments in the City of Grain Valley. The following violations were reported in the last 30 days:
Casey’s General Store, 1111 Buckner Tarsney Road
No violations reported.
Sonic Drive In, 706 N. Main
The ceiling tiles and ceiling vents are in disrepair. Correct by 3/29/2020. Clean utensils were being stored inside dirty containers. Corrected. Employee replaced dirty containers with clean containers. Corrected on 1/ 29/2020.
Grain Valley High School, 551 SW Eagles Parkway
A cloth-lined wicker basket was being used to store utensils. Corrected on site. Basket was removed. Corrected on 1 /28/2020. Chafing dish fuel was being stored above food in the dry storage area. Corrected on site. Fuel was moved. Corrected on 1/ 28/2020.
Grain Valley High School Indoor Concessions, 551 SW Eagles Parkway
No violations reported.
Temp Stop, 723 Main
Chemical bottle was stored next to the drink station in the lobby area. Corrected on site. Manager moved the chemical bottle to the chemical storage area.
Several containers of ready-to-eat foods with no date markings in the reach in cooler in the grill area. Corrected on site. Manager placed discard dates on all containers.
Price Chopper, 1191 NE McQuerry Rd.
Shelled eggs were being stored on a cloth towel inside a pull out drawer cooler. Corrected on site. Manager replaced the towel with a clean container to store the eggs in.
1. Dust build up on the hood vents above the grills in the kitchen. 2. Dust build up on the ceiling vents above the prep make table in the kitchen. Corrected on 3/30/2020.
Starbucks, 1191 NE McQuerry Rd.
No violations reported.
El Maguey Mexican Restaurant, 102 Buckner Tarsney Rd.
Shell eggs were being stored above salsa in the walk-in cooler. Corrected on site. Salsa was moved.
Lin’s Kitchen, 111 SW Eagles Parkway
The handwashing sink in the kitchen does not have any disposable towels or drying devices available. Correct by 4/3/2020.
Multiple stacks of single-service (to-go) containers were stored upright. Corrected on site. To-go containers were turned upside-down.
The pipes and areas around the hood vents have a significant accumulation of grease and other residues. Correct by 4/3/2020.
McDonald’s, 712 N Main
The interior of the microwaves had stuck on food debris. Corrected on site. Manager cleaned and sanitized the inside of the microwaves.
1. The hood vents above fryers had a buildup of grease. 2nd repeat violation. 2. The bottom of the reach in cooler next to the breakfast table has an accumulation of stuck on food debris. 1. Grease build up on the floors and baseboards by the grease trap. 2. The cabinet under the lobby soda fountain had a buildup of flood spillage and moisture. Correct by 4/6/2020.
Porky’s Blazing BBQ, 9512 S Buckner Tarsney Road
Handwashing sink near hot holding table was missing handwashing signage. Corrected on site. Inspector provided handwashing sign.
An in-use wiping cloth was sitting out on a counter in the back. Corrected on site. Cloth was placed in sanitizer.
In-use tongs were being held in a container of standing water. Corrected on site. Tongs were removed from water and cleaned.
El Tequilazo Cocina Y Cantina LLC, 522 S Main ST
The handwashing sink by the 3-compartment sink had a broken off handle. Correct by 4/17/2020. There was an open rodent snap-trap under the 3-compartment sink. Corrected on site. The snap-trap was discarded.
An employee was observed washing hands in the warewashing (3-compartment) sink. Corrected on site. Inspector provided education on handwashing requirements.
The top of the dishwashing machine has a build-up of residue/crumbs. Correct by 4/17/2020.
The ice scoop in the ice machine was buried completely in ice. Corrected on site. Scoop was placed in ice with handle above the top of ice.
A dish was significantly cracked/broken. Corrected on site. Damaged dish was discarded.
There were no markings to indicate discard dates on any foods in the walk-in or reach-in coolers. Repeat. Re-inspection required.
Sushi Avenue, 1191 NE McQuerry Road
The storage shelves that hold clean utensils had an accumulation of food debris. Correct by 4/24/2020.
Valley Pub & Patio, 640 NW Yennie ST
Chemical spray bottle at the bar was not labeled. Corrected on site. Employee labeled the spray bottle.
Several containers inside the make table cooler did not have a use by date. Corrected on site. Employee labeled the containers.
The gaskets and the floor base of the reach in cooler are torn and in disrepair. Corrected on 4/26/2020.