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Kitchen inspections, June 19-25

POSTED: July 11, 2009 6:54 p.m.

June 19

Subway No. 24720, Friendship

4977 Friendship Road, Buford

Score: 93, Grade: A

Drinks without straws and lids on prep table. Bag of ice sitting in front handsink being dispensed out at.

Inspector: Black

Friendship Citgo/Chester Chicken

4307 Friendship Road, Buford

Score: 91, Grade: A

Foods on shelves in areas with paint thinner, motor oil, and other chemicals. Repeat violation: chicken being stored in black plastic bags. Floors with grease/food reside.

Inspector: Black

Chef Wang V Chinese Restaurant

4995 E Friendship Road, Buford

Score: 85, Grade: B

Repeat violation: Foods uncovered in coolers. Several utensils and tray for meat grinder with residue. Repeat violation: Rice ladle in standing water. Repeat violation: All shelves, insides of coolers and outsides of bulk food containers with food residue. Repeat violation: Floors and walls with food residue. Back screen door with torn screen and large gaps.

Inspector: Black

Gainesville Bowling Center

2371 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 93, Grade: A

Foods without labels. Ice scoop on cardboard on top of ice machine. Single-service items stored in cabinets with personal items. Repeat violation: Large gap in floor at bar area exposing some subfloor.

Inspector: Black

El Kumbala Country Club, Inc.

920 Main St., Gainesville

Score: 96, Grade: A

Mold/mildew on ice machine baffle.

Inspector: Black

El Antojito

1714 Atlanta Highway, Gainesville

Score: 71, Grade: C

Food handler at concession trailer has no hand sink to properly wash hands before putting on gloves to handle (prepare) corn and melons for customers. Food handler at concessions squeezing limes onto fruit for customers without gloves. Food handler at concession with bottle of water. No hand washing available at concession outside. Knives used on concession stored in standing water between uses. Cloth used to wipe prep area in concessions not stored in sanitizer between uses. No thermometer for food handling in outside concession to use to monitor food temperatures. Cooked corn on the cob held in pot at 119 degrees F.

Inspector: Wentworth

Key West Bar & Grill

6330 Mitchell St., Flowery Branch

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Wentworth

June 22

El Carreton, Inc. No. 1

608 Atlanta Highway,
Gainesville

Score: 86, Grade: B

Repeat violation: Employee’s cell phone left in bin with wrapped straws. Repeat violation: Homestyle refrigerator-freezer and refrigerated drawers under grill not maintaining potentially hazardous foods at required 41 degrees F or below; foods all maintaining temperatures between 53 degrees F and 60 F. One-door cooler with desserts, steaks at 46 degrees F. Four-door cooler with condensate leaking from compressor between shelving. Tray to hold desserts on top shelf of prep cooler hat is designed to flow cold air from top to bottom.

Inspector: Wentworth

BJ Georgia, LLC No. 786/DBA Bo Jangles

1235 Jesse Jewell Parkway, Gainesville

Score: 96, Grade: A

Drink dispenser nozzles have grime build up. Slicer blade has tomato residue.

Inspector: Hoffhines

Loretta’s Country Kitchen

4305 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood

Score: 90, Grade: A

Accumulation of food debris on can opener. Employee using sprayer nozzle to prewash dishes. Dirty splash water from spraying is splashing in area where food is being prepped. Repeat violation: Keep sanitizer cloths fully submerged in sanitizer between uses. Do not stack utensils wet-nested. Condenser fan guard in WI cooler has dust and mildew.

Inspector: Hoffhines

June 23

Shogun Japanese Steakhouse

5855 Spout Springs Road, Suite A 401, Flowery Branch

Score: 83, Grade: B

Repeat violation: Knives on rack over vegetable sink stored with dried food debris on them (especially at blade-handle juncture). Tea nozzles with buildup of mold. Repeat violation: Vegetable peelers and can opener stored on tray under prep table with dried food debris. Unmarked chemical bottles or wrong chemicals in premarked bottles. Repeat violation: Many used cloths laying on prep table surfaces in kitchen. Walk-in cooler evaporator with leak from drip pan; water accumulating on side of container of cut-up vegetables. Dumpster area littered with trash and grease. Dumpster is shared by several restaurants.

Inspector: Wentworth

Biscuit Shop

1724 Parkhill Place, Gainesville

Score: 89, Grade: B

Food handlers without proper hair restraint. Sanitizer container not registering sanitizer; container with cloth dirty. Owner smoking in "dining room" area of food service. Old food can used as biscuit cutter. No test kit for the type sanitizer being used at the three-compartment sink in sanitizer compartment and cloth storage containers. One door cooler-freezer needs defrosting in freezer compartment. Grease on ground around grease container and spilled all over front of grease container. Hood vents broken; do not fit properly, hood with large dust accumulation. Dust accumulation on ceiling behind Ansul canister, pipes under three-compartment sink dusty and electrical conduct near grill dusty. Fluorescent bulb over three-compartment sink that is not shatterproof is not properly shielded; needs endcaps. Fluorescent light over front counter/coffee area without shield or endcaps. Shell eggs out for use should be kept in only a small quantity and used within 30 minutes and restacked.

Inspector: Wentworth

Bottom of the Cup Golf, LLC

7435 Spout Springs Road No. 101, Flowery Branch

Score: 83, Grade: B

Repeat violation: Foods stored uncovered on shelves and coolers. Repeat violation: Knives, plates and cutting boards with food residue — ice machine baffle with mold and dirty dishes left from night before. Repeat violation: No dates, labels on foods. Ice scoop stored in liquor bin with sticky food reside. Hand sink and prep sink need resealing to wall; floor in walk-in cooler coming apart and water underneath. Repeat violation: shelves, top of dish machine, and inside coolers with food residue. Repeat violation: floors in walk-in freezer, cooler and kitchen, especially underneath grill, with grease and food spills.

Inspector: Black

Sonic Drive In

7425 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch

Score: 90, Grade: A

Both hand sinks full of utensils. Fingernails with polish, bracelets, and rings on hands; no hair restraints. Cloths must stay in sanitizer in-between uses. Box of paper towels on floor; single service cups on shelf full of stagnant water. Inside sundae cooler leaking water; face plate on shake machine leaking water and doors not shutting tight. Trash on ground behind dumpster and door not closed. Floors with water pooled on floors especially behind, underneath equipment — ceiling tiles and vents in back area need cleaning. Repair broken light shield in back storage area; personal items office supplies on shelf with foods.

Inspector: Black

Subway, Lula

4504 Cornelia Highway Unit 3, Lula

Score: 98, Grade: A

Fly swatter laying on top of single service cups. Fans with dust accumulation.

Inspector: Black

Taqueria El Mirador No. 4

2272 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 85, Grade: B

Dishes washed, rinsed and no sanitizer on site — employee had "Clorox Disinfecting Bathroom Cleaner" for sanitizer. No date marking. Gaskets on makeline damaged. All chest and the upright freezers have heavy ice accumulations and food debris in bottom. Repeat violation: Grease container covered with grease, dripping onto surrounding area. Floors with dirt and food residue.

Inspector: Kathleen McDuffie

Pastability

658 B Dawsonville Highway, Gainesville

Score: 98, Grade: A

Gaskets on makelines and cooler drawers damaged. Floors throughout have dirt, grease, etc. Bulb in hood unshielded.

Inspector: McDuffie

Burger & Shake III

1730 Cleveland Highway, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: McDuffie

June 24

Taqueria El Mirador No. 3

2275 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: McDuffie

Fini’s Pizzeria

5857 Spout Springs Road, Suite A 306, Flowery Branch

Score: 83, Grade: B

Dish machine not dispensing any sanitizer due to empty bottle. Soup reheated for service and not needed put in makeline cooler 2½ hours previous to inspection start with temperature of 129 degrees F. Repeat violation: Pasta sauce (tomato) not put into shallow containers or used an ice bath to cool from 135 degrees F to 70 F within two hours and to 41 F within a total of six hours. Pizzas out on rack did not coincide with times posted for four-hour rule.

Inspector: Wentworth

Turnstile Deli at Falcon Parkway

4400 Falcon Parkway, Flowery Branch

Score: 96, Grade: A

Slicer with dried food on back of blade from last use.

Inspector: Wentworth

Blimpie

1062 Thompson Bridge Suite 1, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: McDuffie

Reid’s Cafe

5337 Thompson Bridge Road, Murrayville

Score: 92, Grade: A

Hand sink blocked with pan and towels. Cleaning cloths on equipment, tables and counters. Gaskets on makeline have food residue.

Inspector: McDuffie

Casa Camarillo

5200 Thompson Bridge Road, Murrayville

Score: 96, Grade: A

Sauce, lettuce, cheese and peppers stored in walk-in without lids.

Inspector: McDuffie

June 25

Top of Gainesville

787 Hospital Drive, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: McDuffie

Skate Country

2276 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 87, Grade: B

Handsink has cleaning cloths being used for purposes other than hand washing. Pizza in holding cabinet below required hot holding temperature.

Inspector: McDuffie

Kiku Japanese Steakhouse

821 Dawsonville Highway, Gainesville

Score: 89, Grade: B

Unmasked spray bottles. Salads prepped and stacked on top of each other. Buckets and bag of carrots in WI cooler on floor. Only one food handler wearing hair restraint. Gaskets on makeline coolers damaged, dirty. No test strips. Floors throughout need better cleaning.

Inspector: McDuffie

Outback Steakhouse

655 Dawsonville Highway, Gainesville

Score: 92, Grade: A

Gaskets in some coolers heavily damaged with food residue. No test strips.

Inspector: McDuffie

Taqueria Susy’s No. 1

4251 Winder Highway, Flowery Branch

Score: 96, Grade: A

No CFSM on staff after 90 days.

Inspector: McDuffie

Taqueria Susy’s

4251 Winder Highway, Flowery Branch

Score: 54, Grade: U

Repeat violation: No one in charge; employees could not answer questions about basic food safety. No CFSM on staff. Repeat violation: Hand sink not stocked with paper towels. Foods uncovered in coolers, counters, shelves, etc. Foods being reheated on steam table. Foods on steam table hot holding temperature of 135 F. No date marking. Thawing side of beef under a trickle of water. Thermometer missing from makeline cooler. Employee handling food without hair restraint. Cleaning cloths on equipment, tables, etc. Gaskets on makeline heavily damaged. No sanitizer test strips. Gaskets on makeline with food residue. Dumpster open, tire, trash, boxes, etc. all over dumpster area. Floors have a build up of trash, food, etc.

Inspector: McDuffie

Megan Gill



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