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Kitchen inspections, April 18-24

POSTED: May 15, 2008 5:00 a.m.

The following are among the food service establishments inspected from April 18-24 by the Hall County Environmental Health Department.

April 18
Skate Country
2276 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville
Score: 99, Grade: A
Fluorescent lights over concession missing end caps for the plastic sheaths the bulbs have been put into.
Inspector: Wentworth

Target T-2387
5865 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch
Score: 95, Grade: A
Starbuck's: Floors underneath equipment need better cleaning.
Food Avenue: Pans used for speciality pizzas with build-up of food debris.
Inspector: Wentworth

Riverbend Elementary
1742 Cleveland Highway, Gainesville
Score: 97, Grade: A
Dishwasher has leak around motor underneath, floor has great deal of water. Boxes of single-service articles stored on overturned dishwasher trays that do not elevate the boxes the required 6 inches. Wall-mounted fan in prep area with dust accumulation.
Inspector: Wentworth

Metro Extended Stay
1115 Jesse Jewell Parkway, Gainesville
Score: 94, Grade: A
Dishes provided for rooms not being washed, rinsed or sanitized after guest checks out. Personal items stored all in three-compartment sinks and not being used. Shower curtains need to be cleaned or changed out on a regular basis to prevent mold and mildew.
Inspector: Black

River Forks Park & Campground
3500 Keith Bridge Road, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Black

April 19
Lanier National Speedway
One Raceway Drive, Braselton
Score: 84, Grade: B
Commercially prepared BBQ in steam unit at pit concession with temperatures of 119 to 124 from being reheated at grill. Well water sample not yet on file in our office. Cloth used to wipe counters and equipment (food contact surfaces) not being stored in chemical sanitizer between uses. Main women's restroom facility without covered trash containers for sanitary napkins and pit women's restroom has one stall without covered trash receptacle. One fluorescent bulb in plastic sheaths without end caps in main concession and one set of lights in pit concession without sheaths or end caps. Dry storage room in main concession will need to shield fluorescent bulbs to protect uncovered equipment.
Inspector: Wentworth

April 21
Veteran's Cafe
1955 Delta Drive, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Wentworth

El Pollo Loco No. 3634
537 Shallowford Road, Gainesville
Score: 96, Grade: A
Slicer and blades being rinsed off at prep sink.
Inspector: Black

El Sombrero No. 3
1792 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville
Score: 83, Grade: B
Glasses of soda and can of energy drink being consumed in kitchen. Heavy build-up of mold and mildew on ice machine baffle. Large hotel pan of beans stored under steam table to be put on steam table when present pan is used up. Temperature of beans 99-113 degrees. Food not hard frozen in freezer. Top of makeline cooler not maintaining food at 41 degrees or less. Sour cream and cheese at 52-54 degrees. Food in walk-in cooler in kitchen stored since morning with temperatures of 45 to 46 degrees in storage. Walk-in cooler in kitchen with condensate leak from back of evaporator. Floor needs cleaning under back shelf in dry storage. Floors, walls and baseboard need repair in several places in dry storage and kitchen.
Inspector: Wentworth

White Sulphur Elementary
2480 Old Cornelia Highway, Gainesville
Score: 95, Grade: A
No covered waste container in women's restroom for sanitary napkins. Back of slicer blade, set of tongs and knife stored with food debris on them.
Inspector: Wentworth

East Hall Middle School
4120 East Hall Road, Gainesville
Score: 94, Grade: A
Last Dumpster (farthest from door) is leaking back (underneath) near drain plug. Two-door, reach-in cooler has condensate leak, condensate being captured in pan. Hot-holding units do not hold temperature when opened and closed frequently.
Inspector: Wentworth

April 22
Chili's Grill and Bar
5851 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Donna Black

Gainesville Middle School
715 Woods Mill Road, Gainesville
Score: 95, Grade: A
Dish machine not reaching required 180 degrees in rinse cycle. Walls in dish machine room peeling paint and mold and mildew on wall.
Inspector: Black

Oakwood Elementary School
4500 Allen St., Oakwood
Score: 99, Grade: A
Last Dumpster (closest to portable classrooms) has a leak on the right-hand bottom allowing for liquid to leak out of Dumpster, which attracts insects and rodents.
Inspector: Wentworth

Johnson High School
3305 Poplar Springs Road, Gainesville
Score: 97, Grade: A
Back door does not shut tight due to door sweep being too long.
Inspector: Wentworth

Holiday Inn Lanier Center Hotel
E.E. Butler Parkway, Gainesville
Score: 96, Grade: A
Replace damaged toilet seats in rooms 325 and 427. Repair water leaks in rooms 104 and 204.
Inspector: Black

Whitworth Inn
6593 McEver Road, Flowery Branch
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Black

Shivan of Gainesville Inc., DBA Ramada Limited
766 Jesse Jewell Parkway, Gainesville
Score: 90, Grade: A
Sofa in room 157 with heavy pet hair. Tubs peeling glaze, moldy in room 157. Need to clean toilet in room 137. Sheets need replacing when stains appear on sheets and cannot be washed out. Rules for continental breakfast not being followed.
Inspector: Black

April 23
South Hall Middle School
3215 Poplar Springs Road, Gainesville
Score: 95, Grade: A
Hot-water sanitizing dish machine with temperature of the hot-water sanitizing rinse not reaching 180 degrees as required. Tea nozzles with build-up of mold and mildew. Shelving under preparation tables and areas need to be cleaned.
Inspector: Wentworth

Lyman Hall Elementary
2150 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville
Score: 96, Grade: A
Quaternary ammonium used as sanitizer for counters and equipment.
Inspector: Wentworth

April 24
Reunion Golf Club
7000 Grand reunion Drive, Hoschton
Score: 94, Grade: A
Grilling and service outside without adequate protection from wind, dust and insects. Bare wood on porch in cook area will need to be sealed. Fan above cook area and light fixture need cleaning.
Inspector: Laurie Wentworth

Friendship Elementary School
4450 Friendship Road, Buford
Score: 96, Grade: A
Portioned salsa out for children to self-serve not covered to protect from contamination. Walk-in cooler evaporator still leaking condensate from drain.
Inspector: Wentworth

Bianca Bruno


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