Benton County Restaurant Inspections

Critical violations are the factors leading to foodborne illness and must be corrected immediately. Non-critical violations relate to maintaining food operations and cleanliness.

BENTON COUNTY

September 19

Applebee’s

528 N. 47th St., Rogers

Critical Violations: None

Non-critical violations: accumulation of food debris inside the microwave along the main line. The floor tiles in the kitchen and prep area are cracked and broken, holding water.

chinese coffee

2600 W. Pleasant Crossing Drive, No. 80, Rogers

Critical violations: broken cleanser dispenser and no hand cleaner available at kitchen sink. Raw chicken stored above ready-to-eat items in walk-in closet. Cold prep unit not working – prawns are held at 63 degrees in the prep table and bean sprouts are held at 61 degrees. Articles prepared in the walk-in without dating.

Non-critical violations: knife stored with the blade between the prep table and the cooler. Ice cream scoop stored in the ice bucket with the handle touching the ice. Reusing soy sauce buckets to store bean sprouts and other foods. Accumulation of food debris and grease under grills and on walls and ceilings near grill area.

Cici Pizza

3604 Walnut Street West, Rogers

Critical Violations: None

Non-critical violations: Food steward certification expired on 02/14/2022. The pizza table door gasket is torn.

Colton’s Steakhouse

4700 W. Locust Street, Rogers

Critical Violations: Hand washing sink closest to kitchen entrance not operational. Bucket of 0 ppm sanitizer.

Non-critical violations: A single-use plastic cup used as a spoon stored in a bulk ranch dressing container. Broken and cracked tiles located along the main line.

Taqueria d’Estella

200 Townsend Road, Pea Ridge

Critical Violations: Red sauce in glass fridge was 46 degrees. Raw garlic in oil at 60 degrees on the counter.

Non-critical violations: No documentation from a certified Food Safety Officer. Container of raw chicken stored on shelf over rice in the black refrigerator and package of raw beef stored on shelf over lettuce in the glass refrigerator. No date stamps on foods like rice or garlic oil. No test strips.

Gusano’s Chicago-style pizzeria

2603 W. Pleasant Grove Road, Rogers

Critical Violations: None

Non-critical violations: black growth inside the ice machine. No chlorine test strips are available for the mechanical dishwasher at the time of inspection.

Jim’s Meat Market

2503 S. Walton Blvd., Suite 13, Bentonville

Critical Violations: Multiple dead insects on the floor in the restoration area.

Non-critical violations: none

Moe’s Southwest Grill

2600 W. Pleasant Crossing Drive, Rogers

Critical Violations: Salsas at the salsa bar are maintained at 58 degrees. The salsa is held at 53 degrees and the shredded cheese is held at 57 degrees in the prep table.

Non-critical violations: Food debris and water accumulation under the prep table.

Restaurant Pattaya

3600 W. Walnut Street, Rogers

Critical Violations: None

Non-critical violations: Slight growth of dark matter on the surface of the ice chute.

Seventh-day Adventist Church

301 N. 33rd Street, Rogers

Critical Violations: None

Non-critical violations: No certificate provided at time of inspection for employee or responsible person who is a food protection officer.

Snack Lab

102 SE 28th Street, Suite 2, Bentonville

Critical Violations: Bucket of sanitizer stored directly on kitchen floor.

Non-critical violations: none

Sonic drive-in

201 N. Curtis Ave., Pea Ridge

Critical Violations: None

Non-critical violations: The onion ring machine had a buildup of debris inside the cage roller.

September 20

Abuelo Kitchen Mexican Embassy

4005 Walnut Street West, Rogers

Critical Violations: None

Non-critical violations: The paper towel machine had a dead battery and was not dispensing.

Big Whiskey American Restaurant

3600 Guess Who Drive, Suite 2, Bentonville

Critical Violations: None

Non-critical violations: No certified food safety officer. Cornice missing on the wall in the food preparation area. Where a molding is missing, there is a space between the wall and the floor.

Coffee United States

2308 SE 28th Street, Suite 9, Bentonville

Critical Violations: None

Non-critical violations: No documentation from the certified food steward is available.

Cava Mezze Grill

4007 Walnut Street West, Rogers

Critical Violations: No residual chlorine after dishwashing. Machine dishes were not sanitized after cleaning.

Non-critical violations: Water leak in sprayer hose.

Doe’s Eat Place

2806 S. Walton Blvd., Bentonville

Critical Violations: Establishment sells desserts made from another retail establishment under different ownership. This establishment does not have a manufacturer’s license to sell wholesale. Several items in the cold room and the cold holding unit in the cooking area were not dated. Fish thawed in a cold room indicated on the packaging to be removed from the packaging before thawing. The fish was still completely vacuum packed. Several polystyrene cups in containers are used as spoons.

Non-critical violations: No certified food safety officer. The white freezer in the prep area is collapsing at the seam and the insulation is coming loose. The kitchen walls have an accumulation of food residue. The microwave oven in the food preparation area has a buildup of food residue on the interior walls. Two backpacks hanging from knives stored in a knife block.

Fresh fish market

607 SE Fifth Street, Bentonville

Critical Violations: Kitchen sink was missing paper towels at time of inspection. Spray bottles throughout the kitchen and prep area without labels indicating contents.

Non-critical violations: An ice cream scoop is stored above an unsanitized ice machine. No test strips available. The top layer of the flooring is cracking and flaking where there is standing water. Permit displayed expired.

big central station

1806 Forest Hills Blvd., Bella Vista

Critical Violations: Corn and green beans in the hot case at 127 degrees. 44 degree coleslaw in the prep table and 46 degree corn dogs in the prep table refrigerator.

Non-critical violations: Dishes, shelves, and tub used to store utensils had an accumulation of debris. Kitchen wiping cloth and sanitizer bucket had no sanitizer. The kitchen had an accumulation of debris inside and outside the equipment, on shelves, walls, floors and ceiling.

Plaza at Highlands Crossing

1 Highlands Crossing Parkway, Bella Vista

Critical Violations: None

Non-critical violations: No documentation from a certified Food Safety Officer. No thermal test strips for the dishwasher.

Rogers High School Concessions

2300 S. Dixieland Road, Rogers

Critical Violations: Hot dogs are stored at 47 degrees in the refrigerator.

Non-critical violations: none

Rogers High School

2300 S. Dixieland Road, Rogers

Critical Violations: None

Non-critical violations: Paint is peeling off the walls of the dish room, revealing an absorbent surface.

street restaurant

3604 SE Guess Who’s Driving, Bentonville

Critical Violations: Defrosting shrimp and beef in a three-compartment sink without running water.

Non-critical violations: none

The Meteor

401 SE Street D, Bentonville

Critical Violations: Unlabeled glass vaporizers.

Non-critical violations: none

September 21

Bella Luna Picnics

130 W. Pickens Road, Pea Ridge

Critical Violations: None

Non-critical violations: No documentation from a certified Food Safety Officer. No thermometer in the fridge.

Cadence Academy Preschool

1300 SW Liberty Avenue, Bentonville

Critical Violations: None

Non-critical violations: Food spillage at the bottom of the milk cooler.

Embassy Suite Hotel

3303 Pinnacle Hills Drive, Rogers

Critical violations: Disc plate thermometer reaching a temperature of 153 degrees. The milk is kept at 50 degrees and the cheese is kept at 48 degrees in a cooler. Cheese and chicken in the refrigerator are kept at 47 degrees and should be kept cold at 41 degrees or less. Undated sliced ​​cheese packages with opening time.

Non-critical violations: A handwashing sink in the kitchen has a leak.

Smokin’ Joe’s Ribhouse

200 N. Eighth Street, Rogers

Critical Violations: Shredded meats in cold storage undated.

Non-critical violations: Cardboard boxes containing food stored directly on the walk-in freezer floor. Kitchen worker lacking proper hair restraint. Cracked and broken wash area floor.

Whole pig coffee

1400 SE Walton Blvd., Suite 48, Bentonville

Critical Violations: None

Non-critical violations: No evidence that staff or owner is a certified food steward. The ventilation hoods in the kitchen have an accumulation of dust.

The following establishments did not record any violations during the reporting period:

Sept. 19 — Residence Inn, 4611 W. Locust St., Rogers; Yum Yo Frozen Treats, 2203 S. Promenade Blvd., Suite 5195, Rogers

Sept. 20 — Cooper Elementary, 2 Blowing Springs Road, Bella Vista; Rogers High School Visitor Football Concession, 2300 S. Dixieland Road, Rogers; Rogers School District, 2815 S. First St., Rogers

Sept. 21 — Central Park Morning Star Elementary, 1400 SW Liberty Ave., Bentonville; Chick-fil-A, 4001 W. Walnut St., Rogers; Dairy Queen Grill & Chill, 1302 SE Walton Blvd., Bentonville; Domino’s, 5092 W. Northgate Road, Rogers; Honey Baked Ham Co. and Cafe, 1400 SE Walton Blvd., Suite 44, Bentonville; John Q. Hammons Center, 3201 Pinnacle Hills Parkway, Rogers; Pea Ridge Middle School, 1536 N. Davis St., Pea Ridge; Ruth’s Chris Steak House, 3529 Pinnacle Hills Parkway, Rogers; Shake’s Frozen Custard, 4201 W. Walnut St., Rogers

Sept. 22 — Arby’s, 111 S. Dixieland St., Lowell; Firehouse Subs, 3511 SE J St., Suite 13, Bentonville; Pea Ridge Elementary School, 1411 Weston Street, Pea Ridge; Rush Bowl, 3511 SE J St., Suite 5, Bentonville; Taco Bell, 179 Lee Town Road, Pea Ridge; Walmart Neighborhood Market Deli-Bakery, 3510 SE 14th St., Bentonville; Walmart Neighborhood Market Food Store, 3510 SE 14th St., Bentonville; YW Poke, 3511 SE J St., Suite 7, Bentonville

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