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For July

Apache Junction

Brookdale Apache Junction, 2080 S. Ironwood Drive, E

Little Prospector Daycare, 1802 S. Ironwood Drive, E

Waffle House, 101 E. 29th Ave., E

George T. Diehl VFW Post 7968, 250 S. Phelps Drive, E

Los Gringos Locos, 280 S. Phelps Road, S (Tamales on the assembly line were 127 degrees rather than required 135 degrees or more. Dirty kitchen garbage cans must be cleaned or replaced.)

Mammoth Steak House, 4650 N. Mammoth Mine Road, S (Soap dispenser in the women’s restroom was empty. Grease on sides of grill and deep fryers needs to be cleaned.)

Carl’s Jr., 2933 S. Tomahawk Road, E

Circle K, 2933 S. Tomahawk Road, S (Char hamburger was 130 degrees rather than required 135 or more. Sandwiches in the sandwich display case were 44 to 52 degrees, more than required 41 degrees or less.)

Superstition Mountain VFW 9399, 133 N. Saguaro Drive, E

Village Inn 110390, 575 W. Apache Trail, N. (Food in the three lift-top refrigerators on the cook’s line ranged from 52 to 56 degrees, more than required 41 degrees or less. The middle refrigerator needs to be removed from the premises and the other two repaired or replaced.)

Walmart Deli, 2555 W. Apache Trail, E

Hacker’s Grill, 310 N. Plaza Drive, E

Lost Dutchman FOE, 2315 S. Coconino Drive, E

Apache Junction Health Center, 2012 W. Southern Ave., E

Hitching Post Pizza/Pub, 2341 E. Apache Trail, E

Dash In Eating, 2345 N. Apache Trail, E

Safeway, 3185 W. Apache Trail, S (Concentration of the quat sanitizer at produce three-compartment sink was zero, less than required 150 to 400 ppm.)

Dairy Queen, 2300 W. Apache Trail, N. (No manager’s training certificate on site. Ice cream machine mix refrigerator was 45 degrees rather than required 41 degrees or colder. Spray bottle of cleaning fluid was not labeled. Worn cutting boards need to be replaced. There was an accumulation of unused and unnecessary items in the kitchen, store rooms,and basement. The entire establishment is in need of better cleaning.)

Desert Chapel United Methodist Church, 462 N. Palo Verde Drive, E

Captain’s Food & Spirits, 300 W. Apache Trail, Suite 118, E

4-Sons Food Store, 75 E. 29th Ave., N. (No manager’s training certificate on site. Corn dogs, sausages , and hot dogs were 110 degrees on the hot dog roller grill rather than required 135 degrees or more. Container of scrambled eggs was not date marked. Pizzas were 129 degrees rather than required 135 degrees or more, and time as a control was not being documented. Food thermometer for monitoring hot food temperatures needed. Floor was dirty under the shelves in the walk-in refrigerator.)

Walmart Bakery, 2555 W. Apache Trail, E

Dog Run Saloon, 320 W. Superstition Blvd., Suite 112, N. (Hot water at the three-compartment sink was 98 degrees and is required to be at least 110 degrees. Kitchen walls need cleaned. Rusted areas on the stove and on the electrical box need to be resurfaced.)

Jack In The Box, 2600 W. Apache Trail, E

La Casita of Apache Junction, 495 W. Apache Trail, S (No manager’s training certificate on site. Can opener was dirty. Pork and gravy on the steam table were 124 degrees rather than required 135 degrees or more. Bags of beans were on the floor rather than on a shelf. Toothpick dispenser exposes more than one at a time. Worn cutting board needs replaced. Loose paint needs to be removed from the kitchen ceiling. Faucet handle is broken at women’s hand sink.)

Elks Lodge Diner, 2455 N. Apache Trail, E

Elks Lodge, 2455 E. Apache Trail, E

Mirage Sports Grill, 725 W. Apache Trail, Suite 2A, E

Lotus Garden Chinese Cuisine, 183 W. Apache Trail, Suite 104, E

Aurora Place, 675 W. Broadway Ave., E

Elvira’s Mexican Restaurant, 1520 W. Apache Trail, E

Casa Grande

Walmart Deli, 1741 E. Florence Blvd., E

Buffalo Wild Wings, 859 N. Promenade Parkway, E

Olive Garden, 717 N. Promenade Parkway, E

In-N-Out Burger, 873 N. Promenade Parkway, E

Walmart Bakery, 1741 E. Florence Blvd., E

Mimi’s Cafe, 839 N. Promemade Parkway, E

Comfort Inn Eating, 2145 E. Florence Blvd., E

McDonald’s, 1249 E. Florence Blvd., E

Raising Cane’s, 2469 E. Florence Blvd., E

Culvers Casa Grande, 2453 E. Florence Blvd., E

Quality Inn Eating, 665 N. Via Del Cielo Road, E

Golden Corral, 2082 E. Florence Blvd., E

Dorothy Powell Senior Center, 405 E. Sixth St., E

IHOP Restaurant 3038, 2064 E. Florence Blvd., E

Cafe De Manuel, 1300 N. Pinal Ave., E

Banner Casa Grande Medical Center, 1800 E. Florence Blvd., E

Jack In The Box, 1194 E. Florence Blvd., E

Food City, 1162 E. Florence Blvd., E

Food City Bakery, 1162 E. Florence Blvd., E

Food City Deli, 1162 E. Florence Blvd., E

Cracker Barrel Restaurant, 2281 E. Florence Blvd., E

Palm Creek Golf & RV Resort Bistro, 1110 N. Henness Road, E

Nico’s Mexican Food, 1226 E. Florence Blvd., S (Inside walk-in refrigerator, containers with cooked pinto beans, carnitas, shredded beef and red chile chicken were between 45 and 48 degrees rather than required 41 degrees or colder. Lights above cooking area had no shields. Styrofoam cups being utilized as scoops for salsa, diced ham, and pico de gallo.)

JB’s Restaurant, 1322 E. Florence Blvd., E

First Presbyterian Church, 702 E Cottonwood Lane, E

Marisco’s Mazatlan, 1150 E. Florence Blvd., Suite 4, E

Creative Cafe, 1420 N. Trekell Road, E

Taqueria Los Plebes, 844 N. Promenade Parkway, Suite 101, E

Grande Central Sandwich Co., 973 E Cottonwood Lane, E

Florence Blvd. Chevron — Nico’s Mexican Food, 2128 E. Florence Blvd., E

Ochoa’s Restaurant, 512 E. Cottonwood Lane, S (Prep table had 49-degree ambient temperature. Three-door reach-in refrigerator had red enchilada sauce at 49 and 52 degrees and an ambient temperature of 49 degrees. All more than required 41 degrees or less.)

Coolidge

ABC & 123 Small Blessing Center, 1060 N. Arizona Blvd., E

T&M Pizza, 380 S. Arizona Blvd., E

Lil’ Kiddieland Childcare, 460 S. Seventh St., E

Rolbeto’s Mexican Food, 631 N. Arizona Blvd., E

Kids Klub, 1840 S. Arizona Blvd., E

Shope’s Market, 1940 S. Arizona Blvd., E

Shope’s Market Bakery, 1940 S. Arizona Blvd., E

VFW Post 3713, 328 W. Coolidge Ave., E

Casa Palomino Mexican Restaurant, 1076 N. Arizona Blvd., E

Jalapenos Restaurant 2, 620 S. Arizona Blvd., E

Safeway Deli, 1449 N. Arizona Blvd., E

Safeway Starbucks, 1449 N. Arizona Blvd., E

Safeway, 1449 N. Arizona Blvd., E

Safeway Bakery, 1449 N. Arizona Blvd., E

Walmart, 1695 N. Arizona Blvd., E

Walmart Deli, 1695 N. Arizona Blvd., E

Tag’s Cafe, 156 N. Arizona Blvd., S (Containers in cold-hold prep refrigerator had diced ham and diced tomatoes at 63 degrees and sausage at 59. Unit had ambient temperature of 68 degrees. All greater than required 41 degrees or less.)

Carniceria El Torito Eating, 470 S. Arizona Blvd., E

Gallopin Goose Saloon, 1980 S. Arizona Blvd., E

Carniceria El Torito Meat Market, 470 S. Arizona Blvd., E

Coolidge Chevron Discovery Market & Grill, 295 S. Arizona Blvd., E

ATPC Central Kitchen, 2800 N. Highway 87, E

Dragon City Chinese Restaurant, 209 S. Arizona Blvd., E

McDonald’s, 900 N. Arizona Blvd., E

Eloy

Circle K 233, 817 N. Main St., E

Nico’s Mexican Food, 919 N. Main St., Suite 2, E

Bent Prop Saloon & Cookery, 4828 N. Taylor St., E

Pilot Travel Center Subway, 619 S. Sunshine Blvd., E

Pilot Travel Center, 619 S. Sunshine Blvd., E

First United Methodist Church Food Bank, 605 N. Santa Cruz Ave., E

Pilot Travel Center Dairy Queen, 619 S. Sunshine Blvd., E

Petro Stopping Centers Iron Skillet Restaurant, 5235 S. Sunland Gin Road, E

Food Town IGA 1 Bakery, 13 N. Santa Cruz Ave., E

Food Town IGA 1, 13 N. Santa Cruz Ave., E

Ace Vending At Eloy Detention Center, 1705 W. Hanna Road, E

Eloy Detention Center, 1705 E. Hanna Road, S (Two open drinks, one in food prep area and one in ware washing area. Chlorine sanitizer at dish machine less than 10 ppm. Veggie burgers at less than required 135 degrees. Two trays of scrambled eggs cooling at room temperature.)

La Palma Correction Center Kitchen 1, 5501 N. La Palma Road, E

La Palma Correction Center Kitchen 2, 5501 N. La Palma Road, E

Lucky Star Market, 204 N. E St., E

Red Rock Correction Facility, 1750 E. Arica Road, E

Los 3 Betos, 4985 S. Sunland Gin Road, E

Circle K 2935, 612 W Frontier St., E

Eloy Intermediate School, 1005 N. Santa Cruz Ave., E

Carl’s Jr., 3180 N. Toltec Road, E

Eloy Junior High School, 404 E. Phoenix Ave., E

Saguaro Correction Center, 1250 E. Arica Road, E

Ace Vending At Saguaro Correction Center, 1250 E. Arica Road, E

Curiel Primary School, 1000 N. Curiel St., E

Santa Cruz Valley Union High School Culinary, 900 N. Main St., E

Santa Cruz Valley Union High School Main Kitchen, 900 N. Main St., E

Pizza Hut, 3720 W. Tohono Drive, E

Travel Centers of America A&W Root Beer, 2949 N. Toltec Road, E

Travel Centers of America Sbarro, 2949 N. Toltec Road, E

Travel Centers of America Taco Bell, 2949 N. Toltec Road, E

Florence

A&M Pizza, 445 W. Highway 287, E

Family Dollar Store, 120 W. Highway 287, E

Giant 647, 520 N. Pinal Parkway Ave., E

Florence Senior Center, 330 N. Pinal St., E

Taco Bell, 558 N. Pinal Parkway Ave., E

Chen’s Chinese Bistro, 3281 N. Hunt Highway, Suite 117, E

The Florence Cafe, 495 N. Pinal Parkway Ave., Suite 102, E

Dollar General, 495 N. Pinal Parkway Ave., E

Subway, 3235 N. Hunt Highway, Suite 105, E

Anthem Grille, 6212 W. Merrill Ranch Parkway, S (No soap or paper towels were stocked at handwashing sink. No sanitizer was detected in final rinse water of warewashing machine behind bar after changing sanitizer, priming and several runs. Cold-holding equipment in the cook-line was being stocked with foods from the walk-in refrigerator. Internal ambient temperatures of the equipment was checked about an hour after stocking, and a significant number of units had elevated internal ambient temps.)

Poston Butte Golf Club @ Anthem Merrill Ranch, 6100 W. Merrill Ranch Parkway, E

Mount Athos Restaurant And Cafe, 444 N. Pinal Parkway Ave., E

Elina’s Catering, 444 N. Pinal Parkway Ave., E

The Diamond Chef, 444 N. Pinal Parkway Ave., E

Behavioral Systems Southwest, 950 E. Diversion Dam Road, E

Jalapenos Restaurant, 981 S. Main St., E

Florence Fudge Co., 440 N. Main St., Suite 101, E

Pinal Food Market, 50 N. Main St., E

Burger King, 80 W. US Highway 287, E

Sonic Drive-In, 495 N. Pinal Parkway Ave., E

Safeway Fuel, 3313 N. Hunt Highway, E

Gold Canyon

Jack In The Box, 6478 E. US Highway 60, E

Chen’s Chinese Bistro, 5341 S. Superstition Mountain Drive, Suite D101, E

Walgreens, 6951 S. Kings Ranch Road, E

Circle K McDonald’s, 7138 E. US Highway 60, S (Burritos held at 44 degrees rather than required 41 degrees or less. Sanitizing solution dispenser needed repaired so that proper sanitizing of dishes could be performed. Test strip showed 0 ppm. Corners of work surfaces had old crumbs and were in need of a thorough cleaning. Inside bottom of refrigerator had grime that needed cleaning. Employee stored purse and shirt on shelves with boxed food items.)

Rosati’s Pizza, 6900 E. US Highway 60, Suite 115, E

Gold Canyon Cafe 2, 6900 E. US Highway 60, Suite 107, S (Various lunch meat found between 44 and 47 degrees rather than required 41 degrees or less.)

Canyon Tobacco & Liquor, 6517 S. Kings Ranch Road, E

Bashas’, 5311 S. Superstition Mountain Drive, E

Bashas’ Bakery, 5311 S. Superstition Mountain Drive, E

Bashas’ Starbucks, 5311 S. Superstition Mountain Drive, E

Bashas’ AFC Sushi, 5311 S. Superstition Mountain Drive, E

Bashas’ Deli, 5311 S. Superstition Mountain Drive, E

Great Wall Chinese Restaurant, 6832 S. Kings Ranch Road, Suite 1, E

Gecko Espresso, 5301 S. Superstition Mountain Drive, Suite A-103, E

Subway, 5301 S. Superstition Mountain Drive, Suite A-108, E

Rodeo Lounge, 8333 E. Sunrise Sky Drive, E

De La Cruz Mexican Grill, 5301 S. Superstition Mountain Drive, Suite A-111, E

Circle K 3499, 7138 E. US Highway 60, E

Maricopa

Firehouse Subs, 21083 N. John Wayne Parkway, Suite C-101, E

Chipotle Mexican Grill, 21423 N. John Wayne Parkway, Suite 105, E

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, 20924 N. John Wayne Parkway, Suite D7, E

Burger King, 20699 N. John Wayne Parkway, E

Culver’s of Maricopa, 20430 N. John Wayne Parkway, E

Arby’s Roast Beef Restaurant, 21600 N. John Wayne Parkway, E

Oracle

Oracle Inn, 305 E. American Ave., E

Dollar General, 2406 W. American Ave., E

Ore House Hilltop Tavern, 1200 N. Jefferson Drive, E

El Rancho Robles Kitchen, 1170 N. Rancho Robles Road, E

Picacho

Bowlin Picacho Peak Plaza, 16098 E. Camino Adelante Road, E

Bowlin Picacho Peak Plaza Dairy Queen, 16543 E. Camino Adelante Road, S (Gallon container of milk with an internal temperature of 53 degrees, rather than required 41 degrees or less, was being stored in melted ice in nonworking “sundae prep” refrigerator. Integral (stem-dial) thermometer for creamer dispenser was missing. Unprotected gap found under rear exit/entry door where door sweep had been removed.)

Bowlin Picacho Peak Plaza, 16098 E. Camino Adelante Road, E

Bowlin Picacho Peak Plaza Subway, 16098 E. Camino Adelante Road, E

San Manuel

San Manuel Elks Lodge 2007, 143 W. Eighth Ave., E

Ratings

The food establishment receives an Excellent (E) rating where no critical items are identified during the inspection.

The food establishment receives a Satisfactory (S) where one or more critical items are noted during the inspection and the identified critical items are satisfactorily corrected immediately and prior to the conclusion of the inspection.

The food establishment receives a Needs Improvement (N) where one or more critical items are noted during the inspection and the identified critical items cannot be corrected immediately or prior to the conclusion of the inspection. In these cases, a follow-up inspection is required to verify correction of the previously identified critical items.

The food establishment receives an Unacceptable (U) where the inspection reveals gross, unsanitary conditions necessitating the discontinuation of operations.

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