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Kitchen inspections for June 4-16

POSTED: July 4, 2010 7:49 p.m.
June 4
Taqueria Durango
1705 Cleveland Highway, Gainesville
Score: 88, Grade: B
Foods uncovered in coolers. No dates on foods. Shelf underneath prep table rusty and with holes need replacing. Replace damaged ceiling tiles in dry storage — replace missing coved baseboard at counter base in kitchen.
Inspector: Donna Black

June 8
The Oaks Miniature Golf LLC
3709 Whiting Road,
Gainesville
Score: 89, Grade: B
No certified food safety manager on staff as required by the Food Service Rules and Regulations. Pizza cutter and knives stored with dried food debris on them. Current inspection posted above three-compartment sink behind service counter. Paper towel dispenser installed in restrooms, but towels cannot be dispensed. Back area for trash storage still needs some cleaning up to prevent areas for insect, rodent harborage. Floors need sweeping — accumulation of dirt, dust and ice cream boxes (empty) on floor beside freezer. Many personal items stored or being worked on in food service area (back room where pizzas are cooked and utensils stored).
Inspector: Laurie Wentworth

June 9
Green Tea Restaurant
7380 Spout Springs Road, Suite No. 430, Flowery Branch
Score: 96, Grade: A
Cutting boards need resurfacing or replacement; microwave has food dried on interior surfaces; utensil drawers and containers have dried food debris.
Inspector: Kathleen McDuffie

Chili’s Grill & Bar
5851 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch
Score: 92, Grade: A
Mold, mildew on soda guns in bar. All cutting boards need resurfacing or replacing; microwave oven interiors have dried food debris. Some gaskets damaged. Food debris, water, etc., in gaskets. Floors, especially by floor/wall juncture in walk in, need better cleaning. Hood system needs servicing.
Inspector: McDuffie

June 10
Lakehouse Bar & Grille
5466 McEver Road, Flowery Branch
Score: 91, Grade: A
Drinks not in proper containers. Foods without dates. All insides and outsides of coolers need to be cleaned.
Inspector: Black

Chef Wang Chinese Restaurant
275 Pearl Nix Parkway, Gainesville
Score: 89, Grade: B
Drinks on prep tables not in proper containers. No dates on foods. Numerous flies in kitchen and back screen door with large gaps.
Inspector: Black

June 11

Krystal’s
1002 Jesse Jewell Parkway, Gainesville
Score: 88, Grade: B
Ice dispenser in customer self-serve area has mold, mildew. Employee handling food without hair restraint. Gaskets on walk-in cooler and freezer heavily damaged. Sinks have mold, mildew in caulking. Counter for customer’s self-serve condiments and all containers for condiments need thorough cleaning more frequently; gaskets on some coolers need detailed cleaning. Soda catch trays with mold, mildew. Toilet in ladies’ room no longer attached to floor and leaking. Dumpster missing plug. Cove tiles broken, missing and no longer sealed. Area around walk in cooler door needs thorough repair; wall peeling and has gaps, holes. Floors throughout, especially under shelving and equipment and inside of walk-in cooler and freezer, need
detailed cleaning.
Inspector: McDuffie

Papa’s Pizza To Go
2988 Gillsville Highway, Gainesville
Score: 92, Grade: A
Georgia law required a certified food safety manager on staff by Dec. 1, 2009. Gasket on walk-in cooler torn. Gaskets on pizza make line have mold, mildew and food debris. FRP not sealed on wall.
Inspector: McDuffie

Weezie’s Kitchen
4147 Cleveland Highway, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: McDuffie

June 14

Mellow Mushroom
700 Green St., Gainesville
Score: 91, Grade: A
No paper towels at hand sink in kitchen for use by dishwasher and prep/cook personnel. Ice machine chute with large buildup of slime, mold. Can opener blade and gear with buildup of dried food debris and metal shavings. Utensils stored below prep table in lexan container with food debris and water in container.
Inspector: Wentworth

McDonald’s Restaurant
707 Jesse Jewell Parkway, Gainesville
Score: 78, Grade: C
Dishwasher pre-rinsing utensils and then unloading clean utensils from dishwasher without washing hands in-between handling the soiled utensils and handling the clean utensils. No paper towels at front hand sink at start of inspection. Waste food cans in front of front line hand sink. Electronic device for displaying permits not functioning properly — only Certificate of Occupancy displaying. Many cleaned and sanitized utensils, kitchenware on rack in dishroom stored, stacked wet. Bulk creamer dispensing tubes leaving more than 1 inch from chilled dispensing head and barely cut at diagonal. No cold water available at either hand sink in kitchen for handwashing. Water temperature in excess of 130 degrees. Entire back corner of Dumpster area filled with boxes that are either broken or tossed in. Manager says cardboard pickup only once a week. Cardboard dumpster emptied four days ago and empty today. Large number of flies in the establishment.
Inspector: Wentworth

McDonald’s Restaurant
4810 Golden Parkway, Buford
Score: 97, Grade: A
Gaskets on make lines and wall freezer damaged. Gaskets have accumulations of food debris and water. Dumpster open. Cove tile, molding broken missing in several areas. Vent cover missing on ceiling. Floors throughout need detailed cleaning, especially at wall.
Inspector: McDuffie

Vinny’s New York Pizza & Grill
4977 Friendship Road, Suite 102, Buford
Score: 94, Grade: A
All make line coolers struggling to maintain required temperatures. Glasses stored wet. Employee not wearing gloves when prepping food. Gaskets on makelines damaged. Bulk storage containers have food debris on outside surfaces. Ansul dripping grease in hood.
Inspector: McDuffie

June 15

Oakwood Occasions
3606 McEver Road, Oakwood
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: McDuffie

Papa’s Pizza To Go
2703 Dawsonville Highway, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: McDuffie

June 16

Hall County Correctional Institution
1685 Barber Road, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Wentworth

Islands Grill, Edy’s Ice Cream
7000 Holiday Road, Buford
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Wentworth

Boardwalk Cafe, Islands Icee Oasis, Dippin’ Dots
7000 Holiday Road, Lake Lanier Islands
Score: 96, Grade: A
Cloth sanitizer bucket in deli area without measurable sanitizer. Dumpster behind Boardwalk without drain plug. Ceiling around diffuser over pizza make line dusty. Wall needs repair behind hand sink at Islands Icee. Fluorescent light over prep table (back) burned out.
Inspector: Wentworth

Sunset Cove
7000 Holiday Road, Lake Lanier Islands
Score: 92, Grade: A
Chemical spray bottles unlabeled at mop sink. No sanitizer detected in sanitizer buckets set up at prep station. Sanitizer water dirty. Hand sink coming away from wall in cook area.
Inspector: Wentworth


Megan Gill


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