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Restaurant Inspections: Red Robin, Kyoto Sushi, Maggie's Lunch Box, KFC, Kyoto, Qdoba, Burger King

See how your favorite Fenton restaurants fared on recent St. Louis County Health Department inspections.

Restaurant inspections in Fenton are conducted by the St. Louis County Department of Health. Patch has a summary of the public reports affecting area eating and drinking establishments reviewed March 1-31.

Grade rankings range from A (highest) to C (lowest). Report comments and explanations are provided in Patch's summary. Follow-up inspections are noted, other visits are routine. 

Kentucky Fried Chicken, 641 Gravois Rd.
Inspection date: March 28
Grade: A (99)
Comments: Hepatitis A records were not up to date. 

Kyoto Sushi & Grill, 657 Gravois Rd.
Inspection date: March 28
Grade: A (98)
The following comments were included in the report:

  • The inspector observed a child sleeping in a pack-and-go crib in the kitchen. “Living and sleeping quarters need to be segregated and not conducted in a food establishment,” the inspection noted.
  • Cooking utensils were being stored in a hand sink
  • Chicken was stored above ready-to-eat foods in the walk-in cooler
  • Microwave had heavy debris build-up and was recommended for cleaning
  • Some foods were stored less than 6 inches above the ground in the walk-in cooler
  • Single service cups were being used as scoopers in rice bags
  • A hand sink in the prep area was not working properly
  • Debris and dust build-up on the oven hood
  • Employee coats were being stored on shelves reserved for food 

Maggie Moo’s, 699 Gravois Bluffs
Inspection date: March 14
Grade: A (96)
Comments: The facility will have 30 days to provide up to date Hepatitis A immunization records for all employees and food protection certification for managers on duty. The inspector noted that no paper towels were available at a hand sink, no light shield in the walk-in cooler, and no seal on the back door to prevent pest entry. A follow-up was scheduled for April 15. 

Maggie’s Lunch Box, 867 Horan Dr.
Inspection date: March 28
Grade: A (99)
Comments: An employee drink stored in the prep area was covered but did not have a straw. Some boxes of food in the freezer were not stored at least six inches above the floor. A spray bottle was not properly labeled with its ingredients. 

McDonald’s, 501 Old Smizer Rd.
Inspection date: March 11
Grade: A (100)
Comments: The facility contacted a plumbing company when water was not flowing from a women’s restroom faucet. An aerator was cleaned and the restaurant hasn’t had any additional plumbing issues, according to the report.

Qdoba Mexican Grill, 180 Gravois Bluffs Circle
Inspection date: March 25
Grade: A (98)
Comments: Hepatitis A immunization records were not up to date. The inspector also noted an illegal valve on a mop sink that did not have a proper backflow device. The item must be corrected within 30 days.

Red Robin, 130 Gravois Bluffs Circle
Inspection date: March 26
Grade: B (80)
The following comments were included in the report:

  • An employee had a cup with no covering in a food area
  • Corn dogs stored in the walk-in freezer were not in proper packaging
  • Cheese by the grill did not have a ‘discard by’ time written on the packaging
  • Degreaser, a toxic material, was being stored above utensils in the dish room
  • The inspector noted a broken thermometer in the walk-in cooler
  • Floor mats were being stored on an ice machine
  • Ice machine was not in a good state of repair, and recommended for replacement and cleaning
  • Some parts of the plumbing system were in need of repair or replacement
  • Debris accumulation was noted behind a hand sink
  • Employee clothing and possession were being stored in food areas
  • A cold food holding unit is in need of repair

Burger King, 1036 Bowles Ave.
Inspection date: March 25
Grade: A (98)
Comments: A mold-like substance was found built up on the main ice machine. The inspector also noted an illegal valve on a mop sink that did not have a proper backflow device. The item must be corrected within 30 days.

Linda April 21, 2013 at 02:46 AM
Eeww, I'm not eating at Red Robin! Grade B?
kate brummett April 21, 2013 at 03:55 AM
It also freaks me out that kyoto received a 98%, with the list of comments..it was reminding me of kitchen nitemares!
foxxydrummer April 22, 2013 at 03:00 AM
Sounds like it was that time of the month for the health department inspector!

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