The following information was provided by Appalachian Health Care. Restaurants are inspected one to four times per year, based on assigned risk frequency.

June 6

Mountain Aire Seafood and Steaks, located at 9930 Highway 16 South in West Jefferson, received an “A” grade and a final score of 95. The restaurant received a one-and-a-half-point demerit for improper cold holding temperatures, a three-point demerit for improper date marking and disposition and a half-point demerit for needed physical facility maintenance. Mountain Aire Seafood and Steaks received a 93.5 and a 92 in its previous two inspections.

June 12

Bojangles’, located at 158 Northview Drive in Jefferson, received an “A” grade and a final score of 94.5. The restaurant received a one-and-a-half-point demerit for improper food separation and protection, a one-and-a-half-point demerit for unsanitized food-contact surfaces, a one-and-a-half-point demerit for improper date marking and disposition, a half-point demerit for personal cleanliness and a half-point demerit for improperly stored utensils. Bojangles’ received a 97 in its previous inspection.

Osaka, located at 1400 Mt. Jefferson Road in West Jefferson, received a “B” grade and a final score of 85. The restaurant received a two-point demerit for multiple repeat and priority violations, a one-point demerit for needed hand sink maintenance, a one-and-a-half-point demerit for improper food separation and protection, a one-and-a-half-point demerit for unsanitized food-contact surfaces, a three-point demerit for improper date marking and disposition, a half-point demerit for using unapproved thawing methods, a two-point demerit for insects present, a half-point demerit for improperly stored utensils, a one-point demerit for equipment needing repair, a one-point demerit for unclean non-food-contact surfaces and a one-point demerit for physical facilities needing maintenance. Osaka received a 90 and an 85 in its previous two inspections.

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