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Kitchen inspections, Dec. 9-11

POSTED: January 3, 2010 1:00 a.m.

Dec. 9

Lanier Elementary School

4782 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Shelby Finch

Weezie’s Kitchen

4147 Cleveland Highway, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Kathleen McDuffie


730 Pearl Nix Parkway, Gainesville

Score: 68, Grade: U

Georgia law requires that a CFSM be on staff by Dec. 1, 2009. Eggs stored above RTE foods — fruit, vegetables — keep eggs below all RTE foods. Pans stored dirty, greasy. No foods date-labeled — all PHFs and RTE food must have date labels and be disposed of after maximum of seven days. Thermometers missing, not seen in coolers, freezer. Freezer compressor has leaked all over food. Employee without hair restraint. Cleaning cloths on counters, equipment, etc. Gasket on freezer nearly torn off. No sanitizer test strips. Food debris on gaskets of make line. Cardboard on equipment, shelves. Dumpsters open. Lid of grease container disposed into grease container, garbage thrown into grease, lid open, grease on the ground.

Inspector: McDuffie

Gourmet Services

3820 Mundy Mill Road, Gainesville

Score: 98, Grade: A

Coffee sticks must be individually pre-packed if for self service or in a approved dispense that dispenses one at a time. Lights over food area peeling coating.

Inspector: Donna Black

Wild Wing Cafe

311 Jesse Jewell Parkway, Gainesville

Score: 98, Grade: A

Reach-in cooler with internal temps of 48-52 degrees. Grease on ground in front of grease container.

Inspector: Black

Dec. 10

Green Gables Event Venue and Catering

4930 Cleveland Highway, Gainesville

Score: 87, Grade: B

Shelving in the cooler does not have food storage required 6 inches off floor. Cook wearing a watch. In use knives stored on pass through counter between uses. A 2-door cooler door gaskets are hanging off door to insure door closure. Hood vents with large accumulation of grease and dust. Dumpster missing drain plug. Floors throughout kitchen and walls in cooler need a thorough cleaning. Floors (linoleum) are ripping. Back screen door is warped and does not shut tight in the doorway. When left open the gap can allow for possible insect, rodent entry. Screening on door is also damaged. Several unlabeled bottles of chemical over 3-comp sink — one is old lemon juice bottle.

Inspector: Laurie Wentworth

Wauka Mountain Elementary

5850 Brookton-Lula Road, Gainesville

Score: 93, Grade: A

Containers of sour cream past expiration date on containers. Slicer blade with food debris on edge of blade. Dishwasher rinse pressure not reaching required 15-25 psi.

Inspector: Wentworth

Oakwood Elementary School

4500 Allen St., Oakwood

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Finch

McEver Elementary

3265 Montgomery Drive, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Finch

Centennial Elementary School

815 Century Place, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Black

Gainesville High School

850 Century Place, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Black

Waffle House No. 885

2507 Pentee Drive, Gainesville

Score: 94, Grade: A

Omelet cups with residue. Food debris on clean side of dish table. Dish machine not reaching required rinse temp. Knives stored in between tops of prep coolers.

Inspector: Black

Lula Elementary School

6130 Chattahoochee St., Lula

Score: 97, Grade: A

Evidence of rodent activity in laundry room behind washer-dryer and shelving.

Inspector: Wentworth

Dec. 11

American Deli

150 Pearl Nix Parkway, Suite E7, Gainesville

Score: 78, Grade: C

Employee finished eating, rinsed hands in three-compartment sink, and returned to work. Employee was putting on gloves without washing hands. Hand sink had no paper towels. Foods hot-held out of temperature.

Inspector: McDuffie


4977 Friendship Road, Buford

Score: 99, Grade: A

Keys, Christmas lights, papers on prep table and stored with items for customers.

Inspector: Black

The Dam Bar

3280 McEver Road, Buford

Score: 86, Grade: B

Cup of tea on prep board. Energy drink on prep table. Employee restroom and ladies restroom without paper towels. Several scoops and cutting boards with debris. Need an accurate stem thermometer. Bulk flow container cracked and being held together with duct tape. Scoop in flour cracked. Shelves, fans, insides of coolers, grill, sides of fryer with grease accumulation. Shelves lined with foil with grease, vents in hood with grease accumulation. Moldy cloths in bottom of reach-in cooler in bar need to be removed. Toilets in ladies rest room dirty and needs cleaning. Floors with grease build up especially at fryer. Floor tiles need repaired were broken; clean walls and floors in walk-in coolers and freezers (walls have dust); trash, plates, glasses on floors under dish machine; repair broken floor tiles in walk-in room.

Inspector: Black

The Inn Between Deli

905 Riverside Drive, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: McDuffie

The Big Bear Cafe

893 Main Street, Gainesville

Score: 91, Grade: A

CFSM was required to be on staff by Dec. 1, 2009. No QUATs test strips for ware washer. Hot water not working at hand sink — pipe broken. Men’s room had no paper towels or soap, toilet paper nearly gone; ladies room without paper towels and COS. Light out in hall to bathrooms.

Inspector: McDuffie

World Language Academy

4670 Winder Highway, Flowery Branch

Score: 93, Grade: A

Ice scoop container had mold/mildew and sanitizer in 3-comp sink had inadequate sanitizer concentrations — clean ice scoop container every day. COS container to be cleaned. Stored tomato slicer with food debris. Stored trash can drink dispenser in storage on the floor. Single serve clean trays on top counter had food residue, debris and single-serve bowels in drawer had food debris. Dumpster leaking and door left open. Cardboard dumpster has no lid and has large holes from damage during pickup. Floors beneath dish washing area and beneath equipment need thorough cleaning all the way to the floor/wall juncture and around all pipes to prevent insect, rodent attraction. Ceiling tiles in storage and office should be replaced and vents’ grates in storage need thorough dusting to prevent possible contamination.

Inspector: Finch

Sardis Elementary

2805 Sardis Road, Gainesville

Score: 99, Grade: A

Both trash dumpsters rusted through at bottom. Base floor tiles need repair in walk-in cooler between both coolers and vinyl-coved base at door of dry storage.

Inspector: Wentworth

Gainesville Elementary School

1145 McEver Road, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Black

Friendship Citgo/Chester Chicken

4307 Friendship Road, Buford

Score: 86, Grade: B

No certified food safety manager on staff. Pans, containers on shelf with residue, grease. Chicken being stored in black plastic bags and to go bags. Floors with food, grease in dish-area and behind fryers.

Inspector: Black

Chestatee High School

3005 Sardis Road, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Wentworth

Chestatee Middle School

2740 Fran Mar Drive, Gainesville

Score: 93, Grade: A

Spray bottle labeled sanitizer with glass cleaner actually in bottle. Container of sanitizer for wiping tables in drying room with large amount of food debris.

Inspector: Wentworth

Jennifer Messer


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