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Kitchen inspections for July 13-15

POSTED: August 1, 2009 11:40 p.m.

July 13

El Sombrero No. 9

601 South Enota Drive, Gainesville

Score: 85, Grade: B

Prep cooler holding foods at 56 degrees F. Cheese dip on ice at bar at 50 degrees. Pans of cheese dip in RI bar at 80 degrees F. Tub of salsa out of room temperature needs a time label if using time as a control to hold food. Tubs of cut tomatoes sitting out on top ledge or prep cooler needs time labels. Need a food probe thermometer to take hot and cold internal temperatures of foods. Bucket of margarita mix and containers of chips on floor. Many wiping cloths out on countertops and draped over bus carts.

Inspector: Hoffhines

The Inn Between Deli

965 Riverside Drive,

Score: 95, Grade: A

Accumulation of food debris on deli slicer. Mold/mildew along walls and ceiling in WI.

Inspector: Hoffhines

Long John Silvers

1281 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 81, Grade: B

Hands must be washed before donning gloves. Employee assembling wrap with bare hands. Uncovered drinks in food prep areas. Hand washing sink has no paper towels or soap at three-compartment sink area. Containers stacked wet-nested. Tiles missing at cove base throughout establishment, at WI cooler, mop sink, electrical panels and three-compartment sink. Heavy accumulation of food, grease under equipment and shelving at cook line. Dirt and debris under air drying and utensil storage rack. Vents have dust above cook line. Lights not working at three-compartment sink area need repaired. Lights up front need proper end caps.

Inspector: Hoffhines

Jakes Cafeteria
at Liberty Mutual

2875 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 85, Grade: B

RI cooler holding foods at 60 degrees F. No foods date labeled. Condenser fan in WI cooler has an accumulation of dust. Outside of bulk food containers have food debris. Box fan in kitchen has accumulation of dust.

Inspector: Hoffhines


4810 Golden Parkway, Buford

Score: 91, Grade: A

Hamburgers pulled off grill with temperatures 137 to 141 degrees.

Inspector: Black

Georgia Dog

4360 Friendship Road, Buford

Score: 94, Grade: A

Several utensils with residue stored in containers with residue — chopper on wall with dried residue. Single service cups on floor in back area — coffee stirrers for customer self service not wrapped. Tomatoes on shelf with personal items stored next to it.

Inspector: Black

La Cazuela Mexican Restaurant

4965 Friendship Road, Buford

Score: 84, Grade: B

Employee washing dishes touching clean dishes without washing hands. Foods uncovered in cooler in freezer. Chopper with food residue. Bulk foods (sugar, rice, etc.) and spices not labeled.

Inspector: Black


109 Bradford St., Gainesville

Score: 97, Grade: A

Just-cooked lasagna put into cooler covered tightly for use later.

Inspector: Wentworth

Canteen Corrections

622 Main St., Gainesville

Score: 88, Grade: B

No paper towels at any of the handsinks. Spray bottles of sanitizer not testing any or lower-than required amount of sanitizer. No chlorine test strips available to monitor strength of sanitizer being dispensed in dishwasher. Pans of cooked hamburger stored in walk-in cooler for cooling covered with plastic wrap and a metal lid on top.

Inspector: Wentworth


1240 Jesse Jewell Parkway, Gainesville

Score: 90, Grade: A

Sandwiches all below required hot holding of 135 degrees F. Gaskets on cooler with heavy accumulation of mold, mildew.

Inspector: McDuffie

Kudzu Coffee

1240 Jesse Jewell Parkway, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: McDuffie

Brad’s Grill

528 Bradford St. S.W.,

Score: 99, Grade: A

Gaskets on some coolers damaged. Gaskets (on makelines especially) have an accumulation of food debris and mold, mildew.

Inspector: McDuffie

July 14

Georgia Mountains Center

301 Main St., Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Wentworth

American Deli

150 Pearl Nix Parkway, Gainesville

Score: 58, Grade: U

No one on staff at time of inspection who could demonstrate food safety knowledge. Corn dogs in bottom of refrigerator drawer (broken) with food debris. Foods uncovered in storage. Soda dispensers with accumulation of mold, mildew. No date marking on any foods. No sanitizer set-ups. Personal drinks in bottles and open cups. Last inspection not posted. Gaskets damaged with food debris on surfaces. Floors throughout establishment especially along walls and under equipment have a heavy accumulation of trash. food, water, etc. Extinguishers and ansul last serviced Feb. 4, 2008. Roaches on floors under equipment.

Inspector: McDuffie

The Big Bear Cafe

843 Main St., Gainesville

Score: 91, Grade: A

Consumer advisory not placed new menus. Reach-in cooler does not appear to provide adequate cooling when breakfast items such as gravy are cooling. Reach-in cooler struggling to bring down temperatures due to frequent door opening and cooling hotter items. Dispose of grease containers not in use due to smell and to prevent attraction of possible insects, rodents. Repair sagging ceiling near kitchen-serving area to prevent possible contamination. Repeat violation: Replace lighting in restroom hall and above steam table. Hood vent system dripping grease off ansul system.

Inspector: Finch

Dylan’s Place, Inc.

3562 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 81, Grade: B

Cooked wings being left out a room temperature to cool for storage in cooler and reheated when ordered with temperatures of 89 degrees F to 119 degrees F after cooling two hours. Can of Raid on shelf with food storage. Open box of celery stored under leaking evaporator piping in walk-in cooler. Repeat violation: Dedicated prep sink for vegetable washing removed to install dishwasher in 2005 and agreed to reinstall at inspection Sept. 16, 2008 (sink has been purchased but not installed). Repeat violation: Dumpster missing both top pieces of lid. Repeat violation: Floor tiles damaged and grease puddling under cook line. Large accumulation of grease under cook line. Dry wall peeling in backroom and stippled ceiling peeling in back room. Baseboard missing behind dish machine. Wall peeling behind three-compartment sink. Repeat violation: Fluorescent lights not properly shielded or missing end caps in backroom. Lighting not working in back room.

Inspector: Wentworth

Hall County Jail

1700 Barker Road,

Score: 81, Grade: B

Hand sinks not stocked with paper towels and one with food debris. Serving trays, cooking pans, etc., all stored wet. Foods in employee cafeteria out of temperature. Mold in rear wall in icemaker. Inmates washing hands and gloves handed to them by employee. Gaskets on some coolers heavily damaged. Sanitize level under 50 ppm at beginning of inspection — changed out sanitizer and ran sink again. Gaskets with accumulation of mold, mildew.

Inspector: McDuffie

July 15

Ming’s Buffet

150 Pearl Nix Parkway, Gainesville

Score: 67, Grade: U

Repeat violation: Two hand sinks with no paper towels and employee restroom with no soap. Most items in coolers not covered. Soda dispenser nozzles with heavy accumulation of mold, mildew. Raw meats and vegetables on "Hibachi Bar" all out of temperature. No date marking system in place. Repeat violation: no thermometers in several coolers. Foods left in opened cans. Cooks not wearing hats, nets, etc., no nets at restaurant. Gaskets on makelines have a large residue of food, water and mold, mildew; some are dry, cracked. No covered waste containers in ladies room and employee restroom. Grease container dripping on surrounding area. Floors throughout need better cleaning

Inspector: McDuffie

Megan Gill


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