THORNTON PLACE, 2901 SW ARMSTRONG, TOPEKA, KS - Restaurant inspection findings and violations



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Name: THORNTON PLACE
Type: Restaurant
Address: 2901 SW ARMSTRONG, TOPEKA, KS 66614
Phone: 785-228-0555
Total inspections: 5
Last inspection: Oct 26, 2015

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  • KDA_3_30511A1 - --Located in the walk in freezer, there was one box of black angus chuck patties stored on the floor.
  • KDA_3_50118A1 - --Located in the Victory reach in cooler (RIC), there was one container of opened buttermilk that was dated for 10/16. COS- discarded.
  • KDA_4_20211A2 - --Located on the clean dish rack next to the walk in cooler, there was a plastic measuring cup and a plastic ice scoop stored as clean that were cracked. COS- discarded. Located on a shelf under the prep counter next to the fryer, there was one plastic food container stored as clean that was cracked. COS- discarded.
  • KDA_4_50111A - --The laminate on the shelving under the steam table is coming apart. Person in charge (PIC) indicated that a work order has been placed to replace the steam table.
  • KDA_4_60111A - --Located on the clean dish rack next to the three vat sink, there was one plastic food container stored as clean that was soiled with sticker residue. Corrected on site (COS)- moved to wash area.
  • KDA_4_60111C - --There is an accumulation of grease on the side of the first oven behind the steam table. There is an accumulation of grease behind the door of the fryer.
  • KDA_5_501113 - --The lid to the outside dumpster is broken and does not properly close. PIC indicated that a new lid has been ordered and is supposed to come today.
  • KDA_6_50112A - --There is an accumulation of grease on the floor behind the fryer.
10/26/20158Follow-upIn
  • KDA_2_40111 - --The kitchen employee was chewing gum during food preparation.
  • KDA_3_10111 - --Located in the walk in cooler (WIC) there was a pan of twelve stuffed peppers without a date mark. The kitchen employee said that he was not sure when the peppers were made. Corrected on site (COS)- discarded. --There were approximately 70 individual packages of reduced oxygen packaged tilapia thawing in the three vat sink. The packages had not been opened. The kitchen employee indicated that these packages arrived at 10:30 yesterday morning and he had placed them in the WIC to thaw. COS- cut open the packages and moved to WIC.
  • KDA_3_30211A1b - --Located in the WIC, there was a box and a container of raw shell eggs stored in contact with two cartons of pasteurized egg liquid. COS- separated.
  • KDA_3_30212 - --Located on a shelf above the food prep counter, there was an unlabeled container of brown powder which the kitchen employee identified as yeast. Located in the kitchen storage room, there were two unlabeled containers of white powder and one unlabeled container of brown powder which the kitchen employee identified as powdered sugar and brown sugar, respectively. Located in the kitchen storage room, there was an unlabeled bin of light brown powder which the kitchen employee identified as wheat flour.
  • KDA_3_30412B - --Located in the kitchen storage room, there was a bin of brown sugar with a scoop stored in it with it's handle stored in contact with the food. COS- moved.
  • KDA_3_30511A1 - --Located in the walk in freezer (WIF), there were two containers of ice cream, a box of spring rolls, and a box of tater tots stored on the floor.
  • KDA_3_50118A2 - --Located in the WIC, there was a container of rice, a container of bean salad, and a container of macaroni salad that were not date marked. The kitchen employee indicated that they had been made on 10/11. COS- discarded. Located in the WIC, there was a container of spaghetti sauce, a container of mashed potato casserole, and a container of chowder that were not date marked. Kitchen employee indicated that they had been made 10/11. COS- dated.
  • KDA_4_20211A2 - --Located on a rack above the three vat sink, there was one cracked rubber spatula and one rubber spatula that was pitted around the edges. COS- discarded the cracked spatula, cut the edges of the pitted spatula. Located on a dish rack next to the three vat sink, there were two plastic food containers that were cracked. COS- discarded. Located in a drawer under the food prep counter, there was one scoop that was pitted and had paint chipping. COS- discarded.
  • KDA_4_20216 - --There was a wooden knife block with two knives stored in it located on a shelf above the food prep sink. The knife block is not constructed to facilitate easy cleaning.
  • KDA_4_50111A - --Located on a counter next to the WIF, there was a slicer that had a broken handle. The laminate on the shelving under the steam table counter is coming apart.
  • KDA_4_60111A - --Located on a shelf under the steam table counter, there was one muffin pan stored as clean that was soiled with food debris. COS- moved to wash area. Located on the knife strip above the food prep sink, there were two knives stored as clean that were soiled with dried food debris. COS- moved to wash area. Located in a drawer at the food prep counter, there was a scoop and a spatula stored as clean that were soiled with dried food debris. COS- moved to wash area. Located in the storage room at the back of the kitchen, there were two plastic food containers stored as clean that were soiled with dried food debris. COS- moved to wash area. Located in the storage room at the back of the kitchen, there was one plastic food container and four plastic food container lids stored as clean that had stickers or sticker residue on them. COS- moved to wash area. Located on the bread rack, there was a tray with three knives stored as clean that were soiled with dried food debris. COS- moved to wash area. Located on the bread rack, there was a bin of sugar with a scoop in it which was soiled with spots of rust and accumulations of sugar. COS- discarded. Located on the dish rack next to the WIC, there were five plastic food containers stored as clean that had stickers on them. COS- moved to wash area. Located on a dish rack next to the WIC, there was a tray of nine coffee mugs stored as clean that were soiled with dried food debris. COS- moved to wash area. Located on the dish rack next to the three vat sink, there were two plastic food containers stored as clean that had stickers or sticker residue on them. COS- moved to wash area. Located on a shelf under the steam table counter, there were two metal pans stored as clean that were soiled with dried food debris and melted plastic wrap. COS- moved to wash area.
  • KDA_4_60111C - --The base of the stand mixer at the back of the kitchen was soiled with dried food debris. There is mold on the seals of the WIC. There is dust on the fan guards of the WIC. There is grease on the front of the grill. There is grease accumulation in behind the door of the fryer. There is grease on the front and sides of the fryer. There is food debris at the bottom of the Victory RIC. There is debris smeared on the outside of the Victory RIC.
  • KDA_4_60211E4 - --There is mold on the inside rim of the ice machine located in the kitchen.
  • KDA_4_90311A - --Located in the storage room, there was a box of foam cups stored on the floor.
  • KDA_4_90411B - --Located in a cabinet under the coffee counter, there was a container of unwrapped single use plastic forks with some of the forks' food contact surfaces in contact with other forks' handles.
  • KDA_5_20314 - or, Installing an APPROVED backflow prevention device as specified under § 5-202.14.
  • KDA_5_20515B - --The left faucet at the three vat sink leaks when the water is turned on.
  • KDA_5_40211 - --There were approximately 70 packages of tilapia thawing in the middle compartment of the directly plumbed three vat sink. COS- moved to the indirectly plumbed food prep sink.
  • KDA_5_501113 - --The lids to the outside dumpster were open.
  • KDA_6_50112A - --There was debris on the floor of the WIF. The shelf under the prep counter next to the fryer and flattop was soiled with grease. There is an accumulation of grease and debris on the floor behind the fryer and the grill. The wall next to the mop sink is soiled with splatter from the mop water.
  • KDA_7_10211 - --Located on the prep table next to the flattop grill, there was an unlabeled bucket of clear liquid with a wiping cloth in it. The kitchen employee identified this as quat sanitizer. COS- labeled.
  • KDA_7_20111A - --Located in the storage room, there was a box of Sterno fuel and containers of butane fuel stored next to a blender and a coffee pot. COS- moved.
  • KDA_7_20111B - --Located on the prep table next to the flattop grill, there was a bucket of sanitizer that was stored over a shelf of clean dishes. COS- moved.
  • KDA_Defacto - --QT wiping cloth sanitizer concentration- 200ppm (per label) --test strips available, hot water warewash machine- 171F --WIC- cooked ham 35F, spaghetti sauce 35F, macaroni salad 35F, Victory reach in cooler (RIC)- milk 43F, sliced tomatoes 42F,
10/13/201524RegularOut
Details not available.07/02/2014
Details not available.05/02/2014
Details not available.10/31/2013

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