Restaurant Inspections, via PA Department of Agriculture Bureau of Food Safety:
All Inspections are considered In Compliance unless otherwise stated.
SMOKEY BONES BAR & FIRE GRILL #7566
265 Mundy ST WILKES BARRE, PA 18702
--Observed old food residue on the interior of multiple microwaves in the kitchen. Microwaves were cleaned.
--Observed clean food equipment stored wet in a manner that does not allow for draining and/or air drying (wet nesting).
--Floor tiles in the warewash area are damaged and in need of replacement. Tiles have been ordered.
--Observed a build up of debris on the bottom and corners of refrigeration units by the cooking area.
--Observed staining on the interior and exterior surfaces of the ice machine.
--Observed a build up of syrup residue on the surfaces around the nozzles on the soda machine.
--Observed date marking sticker residue on the exterior of food pans.
--Observed food residue in between and on the edges of the plastic shelves in the walk in cooler.
BAR LOUIE @ MOHEGAN SUN
1280 HWY 315 WILKES BARRE, PA 18702
--Diced chicken was held at 48 °F, in the drawer refrigeration unit on the cook line, rather than 41°F or below as required. Food was discarded.
--Observed soda gun line to be in contact with ice used in customer beverages. PIC removed line from ice and will install a holder to prevent issue from recurring.
--Observed 5 small flying insects in the bar area.
--Observed a build up of residue in the soda gun drains at the bar.
BEN & JERRY'S @ MOHEGAN SUN
1280 HWY 315 STE 1237 WILKES BARRE, PA 18702
--Observed toppings stored in a plastic container which is not made of a food grade material.
--Observed distressed merchandise (boxes of ice cream that are misshapen and appear to have leaked) in the freezer area, not clearly segregated from other food.
--Observed a gallon of milk past the use by date in the small cooler in the front area. Milk was discarded.
--Observed top edge of one blender pitcher to be cracked. Pitcher was removed from use.
--Observed a build up of syrup residue on the area behind the nozzles on the soda machine.
--Observed a build up of debris on the bottom area in the beverage reach in cooler.
--Food facility has an employee who held a Certified Food Manager certificate; however, the certificate has expired and is no longer valid.
COMMON GROUNDS CAFFE LLC
166 W Union Kingston, PA 18704
--Eggs foods are served under cooked to the customer's request; however, a written consumer advisory (on the menu, table tent, or placard) is not provided to the consumer. New menus containing the advisory were printed.
--Food facility has an original certificate posted, but the location is not conspicuous for public viewing. The certificate was posted during this inspection.
--The floor surface of the freezer drawer and freezer have a build up of dried spillage and in need of cleaning.
--Old food residue, dishes and utensils observed in the hand wash sink, indicating uses other than hand washing. The items were removed cleaned and sanitized during this inspection.
98 Grove ST Dupont, PA 18641
--Observed cracked deflector plate in one ice machine. replacement part has been ordered.
--Observed deeply scored cutting boards not resurfaced or discarded as required.
--Observed 20 small flies under the sink and 5 small flies on food pans in the warewash area. Facility has a pest control provider who is working to control the problem.
--Observed broken handle on one reach in refrigeration unit by the cook area.
--Observed clean food pans stored wet in a manner that does not allow for draining and/or air drying (wet nesting).
PAMELA'S ICE CREAM
7990 BEAR CREEK BLVD BEAR CREEK, PA 18702
--Observed a build up of dust on the fan guard in the frozen dessert machine.
--Observed food residue on the shaft on the mixer. PIC cleaned mixer during inspection.
8001 BEAR CREEK BLVD BEAR CREEK TWP, PA 18702
--Observed a build up of food residue in the interior of the microwave. Microwave was cleaned.
--Observed a build up of food residue along the back edge of the Bain Marie. PIC cleaned area during this inspection.
--Observed a build up of food residue on the interior of the pizza prep Bain Marie.
--Observed a build up of mold like substance on the underside of the shelves in the walk in cooler.
--Observed a build up of residue in the drain on the self serve beverage machine.
220 E END CENTRE WILKES-BARRE, PA 18702
--Observed a build up of dust on the fan guards in 2 beverage coolers.
--Observed a build up of old soda residue on surfaces behind and around the nozzles on the beverage machine.
--Observed a build up of flour residue on the edges of the shelves in the walk in cooler.
--Observed a build up of old food residue around the edges and hinges on the sandwich Bain Marie.
--Observed 50 old rodent droppings under shelves in the employee restroom.
618 Blackman ST STE 2 Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
--Observed cases of food items (cookies , sauces) stored directly on the floor in counter area, rather than 6 inches off of the floor as required. Items were moved off the floor.
--Observed a build up of black residue in the dough divider. PIC cleaned divider.
DOLLAR TREE #1384
37 West Side Mall Edwardsville, PA 18704
--Three severely dented hermetic seals of canned cherry pie filling on shelf and intended for sale in the food facility. The cans were pulled from the shelf during this inspection.
--The floor surface of the Dairy refrigeration unit has food debris and in need of cleaning.