Restaurant Inspections: Imo's Needed Follow-Up, Breadsmith Reviewed

Check out the round-up of Kirkwood- and Webster Groves-area restaurants to see how they make the grade.

Restaurant inspections 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 in October.

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.

, 10031 Manchester Road
Inspection date: Oct. 4
Grade: A (99)
Vegetable focaccia sitting out at room temperature
No documented time as a control for dairy products on shelf
Spray bottles not labeled
Grab-and-go brownies and cookies not properly labeled
Utensils not provided for sampling items
Faucet leaking

Imo's Pizza, 215 South Kirkwood Road
Inspection date: Oct. 2
Grade: 85 (B)
No food safety certificate provided for person in charge
Raw eggs stored on top of cheese in walk-in cooler; should be stored according to final cooking temperature
Coolers not holding at proper temperatures
Sanitizer concentration too strong
Spray bottles not labeled and stored correctly
Pasta in reach-in cooler not discarded after seven days
Deli meats not labeled with date
Employee Hepatitis A documentation incomplete
Cardboard box used to store food in freezer
Multiple food items stored uncovered in freezer
Plastic bowl and ice scoop stored inside ice bin
Cutting boards worn and scratched
Dust and grease build-up on hoods over grill and pizza oven
Cover of make-table and door of reach-in cooler in disrepair
Cardboard boxes used to line shelves
Dust build-up on vents of coolers
No sanitizer test kit provided
Mops not stored to dry properly
Follow-up inspection date: Oct. 9
Follow-up grade: A (94)
No knowledgable person in charge at time of inspection
Employee Hepatitis A documentation incomplete

Oberweis Dairy, 10338 Manchester Road
Inspection date: Oct. 10
Grade: A (96)
Light shining through bottom of back door; openings to outside should be protected against pest entry
Tubs of ice cream stored on floor of walk-in freezer
Wet wiping cloth left sitting on countertop
Dust build-up on fans in walk-in cooler, gaskets with food debris build-up


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