Mar 23, 2020 6:44 PM

Ellis Co. restaurant and lodging inspections 3/16 ⁠– 3/22

Posted Mar 23, 2020 6:44 PM

Last week's inspection results from the Kansas Department of Agriculture:

Aruthur's Pizza and Mexican Food - March 16 - 103 W Ninth - Ellis

A routine inspection found six violations.

  1. The employee handled ready-to-eat bread with her bare hands, handling it from the pizza oven to the consumer's plate. 
  1. In refrigerated prep cooler next to pizza oven, shredded lettuce at 46 F, cooked diced chicken at 45 F, shredded cheddar cheese at 44 F, cooked rice in cooler below at 45 F, with an ambient air temp of the unit at 43 F per the thermometer in cooler. 
  1. Made on-site penne pasta in a reach-in cooler with a date of discard as 3/26, cooked bowtie pasta with a date of discard as 3/23, made on-site pasta cheese sauce with a date of discard as 3/26. The date of inspection is 3/16. Item marked with over seven days when the date of prep counted as day one. 
  1. Package of opened commercially manufactured cream cheese without an open date on the package. 
  1. No test strips for quat in the establishment. The establishment uses quat sanitizer on tables in the dining area. The concentrate is diluted and put into spray bottles. 
  1. Spray nozzle at dish area hangs below the flood rim level of the sink when the hose is not in use. 

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Hays Nutrition - March 16 - 107 E 11th - Hays

A licensing inspection found two violations. 

  1. On the lazy susan on the counter there were two of five rubber spatulas that had imperfections present along the rubber head. 
  1. There was a blue bucket that was being stored on the floor with a clear liquid and towel present. No label was present on the container. 

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Precision Vally Golf Center - March 16 - 1500 27th - Hays  

A routine inspection found two violations. 

  1. In the two-door True refrigerator, there was an opened container of spaghetti sauce that did not have a date of when it was opened. 
  1. The inspector talked to the person in charge about two of ten utensils that had dried food residue present. 
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Hays Municipal Court appearances suspended through April 6

Ellis City Hall closed to the public until further notice. City employees will still be available on premises during regular office hours and will be available by phone or email. Citizens should utilize the outside drop box, mail, or phone in utility payments.

Victoria City Hall closed to public until further notice

Eagle Media Center in Hays closed until furthur notice.

Doerflers' Harley-Davidson closed until further notice. We will offer curbside service along with motorcycle pickup and drop-off by appointment.

Big Creek Crossing stores closed - click here to see most recent updates

Hays Recreation Commission including the Fitness Center closed through April 30, 2020

Center for Health Improvement at Hays Med closed until further notice.

Hays Chamber canceling/postponing all public events until April 30.

Hays United Methodist Church online services and broadcast on KAYS 94.3 FM and 1400 AM only

Hays North Oak Community Church Activities and services canceled; Online Sunday services at www.northoak.netHays VFW Fish Fries have been canceled though Lent

Hays Public Library closed until further notice

Russell Public Library closed

No bingo at the Heritage Eatery and Bingo in Hays

The Hays Senior center meal site is closed, but will still be offering to go meals and home deliveries to current home delivered customers. To arrange for food call 785-628-8824.

Group meetings for DREAM, Inc. canceled. Clients should call 785-628-6655 to schedule telephone sessions.

Community Assistance Center in Hays will have no shopping available until further notice.

The ARC Thrift Store in Hays closed until further notice.

Habitat for Humanity of Ellis County ReStore closed until further notice; not accepting donations.

Fort Hays State Historic Site closed until further notice.

Walter P. Chrysler Boyhood Home & Museum in Ellis closed until further notice.