Blount County Restaurant Health Scores | Public records

Perfect grades

• Domino’s Pizza, 2636 W. Broadway Ave., Maryville

• Subway, 2919 Old Knoxville Highway, Alcoa

Offenses

• Mary Blount Elementary School Food Service, 131 S. Old Glory Road, Maryville: 99. Violations: Employee’s drink was on cheese (cold room).

• Commissioner of the Blount County Community Action Agency, 3509 Tuckaleechee Pike, Maryville: 98. Violations: cooked noodles and mashed potatoes cooled in appropriate time but were in large quantities with tight covers .

• Denso Cafe 101, 1720 Robert C. Jackson Drive, Maryville: 95. Violations: contamination not prevented during food preparation, storage and display; utensils, equipment and linens are not properly stored, dried and handled; non-cleanable, properly designed, constructed and used food contact and non-food surfaces; physical facilities not installed, maintained and clean; adequate ventilation and lighting/designated areas not in use.

• Denso Cafe 201, 1755 Robert C. Jackson Drive, Maryville: 95. Violations: Proper cooling methods/adequate equipment for temperature control not used; food mislabelled/original container, required records not available; contamination not prevented during food preparation, storage and presentation; physical facilities not installed, maintained and clean.

• The Barn Event Center of the Smokies, 7264 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Townsend: 99. Violations: The light fixture at the kitchen entrance was cracked with a piece partially removed.

• Olympia Athletic Smoothie Bar, 398 Olympia Drive, Maryville: 99. Violations: Accumulation on inside lip of ice machine.

• TC’s Grill Inc., 2514 Old Niles Ferry Road, Maryville: 95. Infringements: thermometers not provided and accurate; food mislabelled/original container, required records not available; surfaces not in contact with food are not clean; physical facilities not installed, maintained and clean; adequate ventilation and lighting/designated areas not in use.

• Pancho’s Mexican Restaurant, 2715 Highway 411 S., Maryville: 96. Violations: the cutting board had deep blackened grooves; garbage bag sat on top of the dumpster; the ground was pitted in several places; old food and dirt buildup was under equipment and shelves; the walk-in freezer had a lot of ice accumulated on the floor; a few light blankets were busted in the kitchen area.

• Comfort Suites Food Service, 140 Cusick Road, Alcoa: 96. Violations: Thermometers not provided and accurate; contamination not prevented during food preparation, storage and presentation; non-cleanable, properly designed, constructed and used food contact and non-food surfaces; washing facilities/test strips not installed, maintained and used.

• Pizza Hut, 375 Hannum Street, Alcoa: 98. Violations: Dishwasher accumulated inside; the wall behind the dishwasher and the ceiling above the fryer were dirty; the floor tiles in the dish room were cracked.

• Fairfield Inn & Suites Food Service, 1865 Pauling Street, Alcoa: 99. Violations: Single-use plates and bowls (on service line) were to be inverted (face down).

• Best Western Cades Cove Inn Food Service, 7824 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Townsend: 97. Violations: Nestle Coffee Mate creamers were stored on the floor in a dry store; no chlorine test strips were available for CI disinfectant; ceiling tiles were missing above the kitchen sink.

• Pizza Hut, 2418 Alcoa Highway, Alcoa: 98. Violations: Cold room door gasket was in poor condition; the wall was dirty behind the fryer; old food splatters were on the walls (miscellaneous); the recent inspection has not been released.

• Taco Bell, 2612 Alcoa Highway, Alcoa: 99. Violations: The cut board on the build table was slightly grooved.

• Parkway Retirement Community Food Service, 1413 W. Broadway Ave., Maryville: 97. Violations: A box of food was placed directly on the floor of a walk-in freezer; a damp, dirty rag lay on the food preparation surface; the handle of the ice shovel rested directly in the ice.

• Taco Bell, 2341 Market Place Drive, Maryville: 97. Violations: the bag of rice was placed directly on the ground; the wet nesting boxes were in a three-compartment sink; boxes of single-use items were placed directly on the floor.

Editor’s note: All Tennessee restaurant scores can be viewed at inspections.myhealthdepartment.com/tennessee. Once on the site, restaurants can be searched or filters – such as date range, inspection purpose, and county – can be applied to all inspections. The site will list all inspections and notes. The PDF used by sanitary inspectors can also be consulted for all inspections.

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