Information is from state Health Department records. Restaurants are listed in order of inspection date. All reports are from regular food service inspections unless otherwise noted. Critical violations are defined as items relating directly to factors that lead to food-borne illness and must be corrected immediately. Noncritical violations are defined as items that relate to maintenance of food operations and cleanliness.
BENTON COUNTY July 6 World Event Center
1902 S. 8th St. Suite 9-14, Rogers Critical violations: None Noncritical violations: Missing thermometers in the cooler. Missing test strips for sanitizer.
Green Valley Camp Kitchen
Arkansas 94 East, Rogers Critical violations: None Noncritical violations: Food is being self-served without a sneeze guard; food on display shall be protected from contamination from consumers.
Center Point Convenience Store
1675 W. Centerton Blvd., Centerton
Critical violations: The handwashing sink, aids and devices may not be used for food preparation or utensil washing. There was ice in the handwashing sink.
Noncritical violations: None
2998 U.S. 412 East, Siloam
Critical violations: The register operator went from running the register and delivering food to preparing pizza serving trays without washing hands first.
Noncritical violations: Scoop handles were in the product bulk containers.
2354 U.S. 412 East, Siloam
Critical violations: Employee handled raw meat and moved to another task without washing hands in between; employees must always wash hands after handling raw meat before handling other utensils, equipment or hot-holding trays. The drop guard on the interior of the ice machine has a buildup of possible mold.
Noncritical violations: There is a condensation leak in the walk-in freezer; this was an issue during the opening inspection that should have been corrected prior to opening. Ice is built up on the freezer door and door frame; unit will be checked to ensure all components are working properly and seals are working as designed.
July 7 Rogers Public Theatre
116 S. Second St. Rogers Critical violations: None Noncritical violations: Missing test strips for the chlorine sanitizer.
318 S. First St., Rogers Critical violations: None Noncritical violations: Chlorine sanitizer was above 200 ppm in the spray bottle; should be between 50 and 100 ppm. Missing test strips for the chlorine sanitizer. There was no mop sink. Ceiling tiles above the three-compartment sink and food service/prep area are not smooth, nonabsorbent or cleanable.
July 10 El Esquimal
1900 S. First St., Suite 4, Rogers No violations.
El Pueblo Market
1707 S. Eighth St., Rogers Critical violations: None Noncritical violations: Missing labels on packaged cheese, packaged meat and packaged breads; packaged foods must have a list of ingredients in order by weight, name and address of the place of packaging. Establishment is selling prepared foods but is only equipped to be a store and not set up to package or prepare food like corn and fruit in a cup.
El Pueblito Mexican Restaurant
1707 Forest Hills Blvd., Bella Vista Follow-up inspection Critical violations: Plumbing fixtures such as handwashing sinks, toilets and urinals shall be cleaned as often as necessary to keep them clean. A handwashing sink shall be maintained so it is accessible at all times to employees to use, and for no other purposes other than handwashing such as dumping ice and having a contaminated cloth on the faucet. No prepared sanitizer on-site at the time of inspection. Beans were on the steam table holding at 98 degrees; need to be reheated to 160 degrees.
Noncritical violations: Leaking faucet at the kitchen handwashing sink.
July 11 Golden Corral
2605 Pleasant Crossing, Rogers Critical violations: Pizza sauce is at 44 degrees in the pizza prep; must be kept at 41 degrees or below.
Noncritical violations: Pizza cooler is not keeping foods at 41 degrees or below.
Wal-Mart Sushi Bar
4208 Pleasant Crossing Blvd., Rogers
Big Rub Urban Eatery
4208 S. Pleasant Crossing Blvd., Rogers
Critical violations: Beef in the twodoor cooler in the back was at 44 degrees; must be at 41 degrees.
Noncritical violations: None
4303 Pleasant Crossing Blvd., Rogers
July 12 Harps
1209 N. Walton Blvd., Bentonville No violations.
Pat’s Bakery Express Coffee
1201-A N. Walton Blvd., Bentonville No violations.
July 13 First United Methodist
307 W. Elm St., Rogers No violations.
WASHINGTON COUNTY June 5 16 General Store
13528 Arkansas 16 West, Fayetteville
Critical violations: Potentially hazardous foods and time- and temperature-controlled for safety foods hot holding must be 135 degrees or above; egg biscuits are hot holding below 135 degrees; if the temperature cannot be held the eggs must be thrown out after four hours.
Noncritical violations: Food temperature measuring device shall be provided and readily accessible; there is no thermometer to check hot holding or cooking temperature. Food that is not in the original packages for use in establishment must be identified with the common name of the food; powered sugar is not labeled. No chemical test strips for the sanitizer. No self-closing door for the men’s bathroom. Small gap between filters in the vent hood.
June 28 Hampton Inn
915 Krupa Drive, Fayetteville Critical violations: None Noncritical violations: Single-service cups were stored on the floor, must be six inches off the floor.
July 5 Cadence Pool Side Cafe
2920 E. Zion Road, Fayetteville Critical violations: None Noncritical violations: Food employee lacked a hair restraint.
July 6 Outfitters Grill
5592 Lake Wedington Entry Road, Fayetteville
Critical violations: Cut watermelon that was not dated; over 24 hours old.
Noncritical violations: Food permit was not posted and expired.
609 W. Dickson St., Suite 104, Fayetteville
Critical violations: None Noncritical violations: Current retail food permit has expired.
4600 W. Sunset Ave., Springdale Critical violations: Employees and a manager washed hands and did not turn the faucet off with a paper towel; employees shall wash hands using the procedures described in the food health code. Warewashing machine did not have proper sanitation levels at the time of inspection; the chemical sanitation shall be at 50 to 100 ppm. Chicken patties in hot holding were recorded at 115 degrees; potentially hazardous foods shall be held hot at 135 degrees or above. Multiple items have wrong discard date on products such as lemons, ham and bean salad; foods shall receive a date on seven days and then shall be discarded; repeat violation.
Noncritical violations: Wet wiping towels were found at the handwashing sink and the salad sink; hand towels shall be stored wet in sanitation buckets.
Blu Fin Sushi & Bar
4276 W. Sunset Ave., Suite B, Springdale
4276 W. Sunset Ave., Suite 3, Springdale
Critical violations: Employee was slicing pickles and picked up a dirty towel in the sink; then continued slicing pickles; hands shall be washed every time contamination occurs.
Noncritical violations: None
609 W. Dickson St., Suite 202, Fayetteville
Critical violations: None Noncritical violations: Handwashing sink was used to fill sanitizing solution container. Mechanical ventilation hood compressor is being replaced and the power has been disconnected temporarily. Current retail food permit is not posted conspicuous to the customer; repeat issue.
July 7 Taco Bell
1878 Crossover Road, Fayetteville No violations.
Meiji Japanese Cuisine
3878 N. Crossover Road, Suite 8, Fayetteville
Fayetteville Senior Activity & Wellness Center
945 S. College Ave., Fayetteville Critical violations: None Noncritical violations: Sheets of plywood are covering a small section of the wall in the warewashing area that is not smooth and easily cleanable. Current retail food permit has expired.
Family Dollar Store
1632 S. School 500 Volvo Parkway, Fayetteville
Critical violations: None Noncritical violations: Current retail food permit is not posted; repeat violation.
July 10 Jade China
1046 W. Sunset Ave., Springdale Critical violations: Handwashing sink did not have paper towels; handwashing sink shall have a supply of paper towels to dry hands. Cold-holding unit with raw meats and vegetables is holding food at 47 degrees; potentially hazardous foods shall be held at 41 degrees or below. Sanitation bucket does not have a label; all chemicals removed from the original container shall have the name of the chemical on the bucket.
Noncritical violations: Rice noodles in a bucket did not have a lid; all food products shall be covered to prevent accidental contamination, cardboard is being used as floor mats in the walk-in cooler and back room; items used in the kitchen shall be smooth and easily cleanable.
July 11 Tacos 4 Life Grill
1572 N. College Ave., Fayetteville No violations.
Blackboard Grocery & Eatery
644 W. Dickson St., Suite 101, Fayetteville
1640 N. College Ave., Fayetteville Critical violations: None Noncritical violations: Light bulb in the walk-in refrigerator and light fixture in the food preparation area lack shielding.
Clubhaus Fitness Center
612 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville Critical violations: None Noncritical violations: Raw fruits shall be thoroughly washed in water to remove soil and other contaminants before being cut; bananas were sliced through the skin prior to rinsing.
1680 N. College Ave., Suite 7, Fayetteville
1902 W. Huntsville Ave., Suite D, Springdale
El Ranchito Supermercado
1900 W. Huntsville Ave., Springdale
Critical violations: Handwashing sink at fruit cutting station lacks a supply of paper towels, a supply of individual disposable towels or a continuous towel system that supplies the user with a clean towel or a heated air drying device at each handwashing sink in food preparation, toilet and warewashing areas must be provided.
Noncritical violations: None
1281 S. 48th St., Springdale Critical violations: Omelet station holding cold foods at 60 degrees; potentially hazardous foods shall be held cold at 41 degrees or below; all foods will be replaced with cold product and out-of-temperature product will be discarded. Buckets of bleach water are not labeled; chemicals that are placed in working containers shall receive the common name of the chemical on the container.
Noncritical violations: Floors in the walk-in cooler and kitchen area lack cleaning; floors shall be cleaned with a frequency to prevent buildup.