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Get details on restaurants cited by Maricopa County inspectors for four or more priority violations the week of Sept. 10.

A priority violation is a major violation that directly contributes to increasing the risk of foodborne 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.

5 violations

Coach’s Corner Grill, 333 E. Jefferson St., Suite 110, Phoenix.

  1. Two chefs improperly washed hands. | Rewashed.
  2. Chef handled beef without washing hands between glove changes. | Washed hands.
  3. Raw beef stored over butter and flour batter mixture. Raw bacon stored above ready-to-eat food. | Rearranged to prevent cross-contamination.
  4. Raw beef meatballs at improper temperature. | Moved to walk-in refrigerator.
  5. Organic matter found inside ice machine chute. | Ice machine to be repaired, cleaned and reinspected.

Angry Crab Shack BBQ, 2808 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix.

  1. Leaking box of raw chicken stored above uncooked oysters and greens. | Rearranged to prevent cross-contamination.
  2. No chlorine in dishwasher. | Sanitizer added and dishwasher line flushed.
  3. Container of butter/margarine/garlic mix at improper temperature. | Moved to increase temperature.
  4. Dairy-based batter at improper temperature. | Moved to cooler.
  5. Cooked brisket and ribs stored in cooler past use-by date. | Discarded.

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

  1. Raw shrimp and beef stored above ready-to-eat foods. | Rearranged to prevent cross-contamination.
  2. Dishwasher didn't reach proper sanitizing temperature. | Discontinued.
  3. Prepared kimchi at improper temperature. | Embargoed.
  4. Cooked chicken feet, rice and beef at improper temperatures. | Chicken feet moved to walk-in fridge. Rice discarded. Beef was reheated.
  5. Medicine stored on prep table. | Moved.

The Plough Chinese Cuisine, 1440 S. Country Club Drive, Suite 10, Mesa.

  1. Employee coughed into hands then handled food without washing hands. | Washed hands. Repeat violation.
  2. Moldy orange peel oil and moldy noodles in water in cooler. | Discarded.
  3. Raw chicken and pork stored above cut cabbage. | Rearranged to prevent cross-contamination. Repeat violation.
  4. Cooked garlic sauce, peanut sauce, pork, and kimchi in cooler past use-by date. | Discarded.
  5. First-aid kit stored over plates and cups. | Moved. Repeat Violation.

New Sun Star Super Buffet, 5819 S. Central Ave., Phoenix.

  1. Raw chicken stored above raw fish in cooler. | Moved.
  2. Food debris on meat slicer. | Reinspection of the meat slicer will be performed.
  3. Not enough chlorine sanitizer in dishwasher. | Discontinued.
  4. Hot food on buffet at improper temperature. | Will develop system to better control temperature.
  5. Hard-boiled eggs, cooked chicken, cut cantaloupe and diced cabbage stored overnight at improper temperature. | Discarded.

4 violations

Arriba Mexican Grill, 15236 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale.

  1. No chlorine in dishwasher. | Called for repair.
  2. Bean dip at improper temperature. | Discarded.
  3. Diced tomatoes, sour cream and guacamole with diced tomatoes at improper temperature in open cooler. | Items moved to enclosed cooler.
  4. Red sauce, ranchera, pozole and tortilla soup held past use-by date. | Discarded.

The Harp Pub, 1744 S. Val Vista Drive, Suite 101, Mesa.

  1. Cooked onions at improper temperature. | Reheated.
  2. Sour cream, stacked more than two levels high at improper temperature. | Discarded.
  3. Spray bottle incorrectly labeled as sanitizer. | Discarded.
  4. Hose attached to faucet without proper backflow. | Corrected.

Studio Movie Grill, 15515 N. Hayden Road, Scottsdale.

  1. Bartender used bare hands to cut limes. | Put on gloves and rinsed limes.
  2. No sanitizer solution in washer. | Repaired.
  3. Beans at improper temperature. | Discarded.
  4. Grilled onions, cooked mushrooms, tomatoes, lettuce, pico de gallo, cheese and coleslaw held at improper temperature inside unplugged cooler. | Unit was plugged back in and allowed to cool before refilling.

Mo Burger, 5000 S. Arizona Mills Circle, Tempe.

  1. Employee put on gloves and handled raw hamburger and cooking utensil without washing hands. | Gloves removed, hands washed and utensil replaced.
  2. Employee washed hands for less than 10 seconds. | Rewashed.
  3. Food debris on shake mixer blade, knife blades, knife rack and blades and base of dicer. | Disassembled and washed.
  4. Ranch dressing, cut tomatoes and hot dogs at improper temperature. | Discarded.

Los Mexican Friends Tacos & Tortas, 701 E. Mohave St., Phoenix.

  1. Ground beef stored above raw pork food items. | Reorganized.
  2. Carne asada at improper temperature inside disconnected hot holding unit. | Unit turned on, item reheated.
  3. Chile rellenos held in cooler past use-by date. | Discarded.
  4. Self-service condiment station without sneeze guard or any type of protection from contamination by consumers. | Lids placed on open items.

Taiwan Food Express, 66 S. Dobson Road, Suite 148, Mesa.

  1. Employee handled chicken and then handled onions without washing hands.|Washed hands.
  2. Raw pork and chicken stored above cut cabbage in cooler. | Re-arranged to prevent cross-contamination.
  3. No chlorine or sanitizer in dishwasher.| To be repaired.
  4. Cooked chicken and boba at improper temperature. | Chicken discarded. Discussed how to maintain proper temperature for cooked boba.

Grade A restaurants

Phoenix

Tea Light Café, 7000 E. Mayo Blvd., Suite F1084.

Sardella's Pizza & Wings, 3143 E. Greenway Road, Suite 903.

Top Shelf, 3301 W. Greenway Road.

Yoshi's Restaurant, 4050 N. Central Ave.

Pho Bowl, 1820 N. 75th Ave., Suite 108.

Southeast Valley

Souper Salad, 6910 E. Hampton Ave., Mesa.

Coffee Rush, 1949 W. Ray Road, Suite 40, Chandler.

Dos Gringos Grille, 1361 N. Alma School Road, Chandler.

Sushi Kikka, 5120 S. Rural Road, Tempe.

Port of Subs, 3570 S. Val Vista Drive, Suite 111, Gilbert.

Scottsdale

Chili's Grill & Bar, 8612 E. Shea Blvd.

Twin Peaks, 8787 E. Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd.

Panera Bread, 7014 E. Camelback Road, Suite 585.

Zak's Chocolate, 6990 E. Shea Blvd., Suite 116-117.

J & G Steakhouse, 6000 E. Camelback Road.

West Valley

Coco's, 9801 W. Bell Road, Sun City.

Grimaldi's Pizzeria, 9788 W. Northern Ave., Suite 1440, Peoria.

Kneaders Bakery & Café, 14183 W. Bell Road, Surprise.

Philly Steak & Gyro, 6766 W. Glendale Ave., Suite 115, Glendale.

Dragon Garden, 10665 W. Indian School Road, Suite I, Avondale.

Source: Maricopa County Environmental Services

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