Jackson County health inspectors evaluated 102 restaurants in March. Inspectors subtract points from a perfect score of 100 for critical violations. All passed their semi-annual inspections, scoring 70 points or higher. A portion of scores appear weekly in the Mail Tribune.
The following restaurants received perfect scores:
Box R Ranch, Ashland;
Chateaulin Restaurant, Ashland;
The Clay Cup, Phoenix;
Downtowne Coffeehouse, Talent;
Gourmet Coffee Company, Medford;
Jumpin' Java Bean, Medford;
Purple Parrot, Eagle Point;
Quizno's of Delta Waters, Delta Waters Road, Medford.
The following restaurants received passing scores:
Abby's Pizza Inn of Rogue River, Rogue River: 99;
Agave, Ashland: 90;
Alex's Plaza Restaurant and Bar, Ashland: 89;
Ali's Thai Kitchen, Medford: 89;
All American Frozen Yogurt, Rogue Valley Mall, Medford: 89;
America's Best Kids Coffee Bar, Medford: 97;
Applebee's Grill and Bar, Medford: 87;
Avalon Bar and Grill, Ashland: 92;
Back Porch BBQ, Jacksonville: 91;
Bad Ass Coffee II, Medford: 93;
Bahama Juice Bar, Medford: 88;
The Beanery, Ashland: 93;
Bear Creek Operations Cafeteria, Medford: 93;
Bella Union, Jacksonville: 80;
Bento Phoenix, Phoenix: 89;
Big Al's Drive Inn, Ashland: 90;
The Black Sheep, Ashland: 88;
Bloomsbury Coffee House, Ashland: 95.
Critical violations include: foods held at improper temperatures, improperly cooled or reheated, not properly protected from contamination, from unapproved origins, unsafe, adulterated, or not honestly presented, not date-marked or discarded upon expiration; raw animal foods improperly cooked; presence of rodents or insects; inadequate personal hygiene; failure to clean and sanitize food equipment; lack of an approved water system; toxic chemicals or cleansers not properly stored, used, or labeled.
Scores are posted at www.jacksoncounty.org online.
Inspection files are open to the public at the division of environmental health, Jackson County Health and Human Services, 1005 E. Main St., Medford.