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Maricopa County inspectors perform restaurant inspections on food establishments and log violations. Video is courtesy of Maricopa County.
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Get details on restaurants cited by Maricopa County inspectors for four or more priority violations the week of April 30. 

A priority violation is a major violation that directly contributes to increasing the risk of food-borne illness or injury. If listed in the reports, remedies implemented during inspections are included.

At bottom, see a sampling of the many restaurants graded as an A for no violations.

7 Violations

Boba & Donuts, 2700 W. Baseline Road, Suite 129, Tempe.

  • Employee handled money, scooped ice cream and ice, then put on gloves to handle ready-to-eat food without washing hands. | Washed hands.
  • Employee washed hands for less than 10 seconds and dried hands with cloth towel. | Re-washed hands for proper 20 seconds and dried hands with disposable paper towel.
  • Employee handled salad cucumbers and cut tomatoes with bare hands. 
  • Dishes and utensils were washed, rinsed and put back into service without being sanitized. | Re-washed.
  • Ham and cheese croissant at improper temperature. | Discarded. 
  • Container of glue stored in clean dish rack. |Moved to proper storage.
  • Cut lettuce stored in grocery bag. | Lettuce rewashed and stored in food-safe container.

6 Violations

Asiana Market, 1135 S. Dobson Road, Suite 102-104, Mesa.

  • Employee washed hands without soap for less than 10 seconds and begin handling clean dishes. | Re-washed hands for proper 20 seconds. 
  • Employee washed dirty dishes and then handled clean dishes without washing hands. 
  • Raw chicken stored above raw pork in refrigerator. Raw meat stored above sauces and cut vegetables in refrigerator. Raw chicken stored over raw beef and raw pork in refrigerator. Raw fish stored above cut vegetables in refrigerator. | Raw meat moved below ready-to-eat foods and organized raw meat by cooking temperature.
  • Cooked pork with discard date of April 28 in the refrigerator. | Discarded. 
  • Oven cleaner and butane stored above bags of flour and tempura batter. | Chemicals properly stored away from food.
  • Too much chlorine in sanitizer bucket. | Diluted.

Yz’s Karaoke Cafe, 1350 S. Longmore St., Space 37, Mesa. 

  • Raw chicken thawed in bowl with raw pork in sink. Raw chicken stored over watermelon and raw beef stored over cut bell peppers in refrigerator. | Separated the chicken and pork and raw meat moved below ready-to-eat foods.
  • Deli slicer had food on it from three days ago. | Slicer washed, rinsed and sanitized.
  • Eggs at wrong temperature in refrigerator. | Items reorganized to allow airflow to bottom shelf. 
  • Ice scoop stored on top of bottles of lighter fluid, box of butane and lighter fluid stored on top of boxes of soda syrup and a bottle of floor cleaner stored above the sink. | Chemicals relocated and ice scoop cleaned.
  • First aid kit and bottle of medicine stored above food prep area. | Moved.
  • To-go plastic bags used to store raw beef and chicken. | Moved to proper containers.

4 Violations

Baja Joe’s, 1927 N. Gilbert Road, Suite 6, Mesa. 

  • Employee wiped hands on apron and pants, then handled clean dishes without washing hands. | Dishes rewashed and employee properly washed hands. 
  • Raw pork ribs stored over cooked noodles in refrigerator. | Rearranged.
  • Not enough chlorine in dishwasher. | Added.
  • Ant and roach spray in office. | Discarded. Pest control must be handled by a licensed professional.

Super Carniceria Don Filo’s, 1533 E. Apache Blvd., Tempe.

  • Containers of shrimp ceviche above ready-to-eat items in cooler. | Moved to lower shelf.
  • Chicharrones and tamales at improper temperatures. |Items discarded.
  • Large pieces of pork on rack to dry out near storage room and salsa on tables for customers were at improper temperatures. | Pork moved to cooler. Salsa discarded.
  • Too much chlorine in sanitizer bucket. | Diluted.

Kimmyz Bar and Grill, 5930 W. Greenway Road, Glendale.

  • Cook handled ready-to-eat cut lettuce, tomato, onion and deli meats with hands. | Discarded items. 
  • Not enough chlorine sanitizer in dishwashing machine. | Instructed to use sink until machine is repaired.  
  • Container of prepared tuna salad had date marking of April 14. Several individually wrapped sliced deli meats were not dated. | Items discarded. 
  • Too much chlorine in sanitizer bucket. | Discarded.

Grade A restaurants

Phoenix

Fuddruckers, 8941 N. Black Canyon Highway.

Hap’s Pit BBQ, 4801 E. Washington St.

My Pie, 12601 N. Tatum Blvd.

La Pinata, 5521 N. 7th Ave.

Pho A.V., 3202 E. Greenway Road, Suite 1289.

Southeast Valley

Long Wongs, 1272 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler.

Rino D’s Pizza and Wings, 1515 N. Gilbert Road, Suite 114, Gilbert.

Halal Guys, 1859 S. Stapley Drive, Mesa.

Haven Burgers, 606 E. Main St., Suite 101, Mesa.

Ncounter, 310 S. Mill Ave., Suite A101, Tempe.

Scottsdale 

Bar North, 15024 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 150.

Egg N’ Joe, 23271 N. Scottsdale Road.

North Restaurant, 15024 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 160.

Sorso Wine Room, 15323 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite E1-150.

Zinc Bistro, 15034 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 140.

West Valley 

Snowfox F112, 1575 N. Dysart Road, Avondale.

La Purisima Bakery, 4533 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale.

Ada’s Fish Fry, 14960 W. Indian School Road, Suite 380, Goodyear.

New Chen Wok, 7445 W. Cactus Road, Suite 207, Peoria.

Poke Maki, 17071 W. Carmen Drive, Surprise.

Source: Maricopa County Environmental Services

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