Restaurant inspections are performed in the county by Miami County Public Health, except in Piqua, which has its own health department. Miami County Public Health can be reached at (937) 573-3500, by email at or on the website at These inspection reports were provided by Miami County Public Health.

Nov. 16

Elizabeth Township Community Center, 5760 Walnut Grove Rd., Troy — Satisfactory at time of inspection. Ensure food thermometer is always present when preparing hot and cold foods.

Nov. 17

Early Beginnings, 1021 S. Dorset Dr., Troy — No date marking observed on open bags of lunch meat in refrigerator. Discussed date marking with worker. Items discarded.

Panera Bread, 1920 W. Main St., Troy — A reinspection for gnat issue. Gnat issue is better. Manager has a cleaning process that is working. Also manager has had the drain (that is the issue) made/fixed so the cover is removable, so employees can clean into the drain box area.

Nov. 18

Hickory River Smokehouse, 135 S. Garber Dr., Tipp City — Satisfactory at time of inspection.

Nov. 21

Hickory Farms, 987 E. Ash St., Piqua — Satisfactory at the time of inspection. Watch labels closely and refrigerate if labels indicate to do so.

Nov. 25

Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken, 102 S. Sunset Drive, Piqua — Observed damaged frying baskets. Food equipment must be intact, durable and easily cleanable. Repair/replace.

The upright freezers, breading area and potato slicer need to be cleaned.

Gallon containers on floor in store room. Keep all single service items items 6-inch “off floor to prevent contamination.

Soap dispenser at front hand sink not working. Repair so hands can be washed as needed.

Nov. 30

YWCA, 418 N. Wayne St., Piqua — Satisfactory at the time of inspection. Monitor food temperatures with thin-tipped metal stem thermometer.

Dec. 1

Red Lobster No. 796, 991 E. Ash St., Piqua — The microwave interior and scoops stored in prep area need to be cleaned.

Upper Valley Career Center, 8811 Career Drive, Piqua — Satisfactory at the time of inspection.

The Cornerstone @ 8811, 8811 Career Drive, Piqua — Satisfactory at the time of inspection.