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Kitchen Inspections: 16-23
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The following are among the food service establishments inspected Oct. 16-23 by the Hall County Environmental Health Department. Food service establishments are given a letter grade that coincides with a percentile: “A” (90-100), “B” (80-89), “C” (70-79), “U” 69 and below. Inspections (frequency of) a food service establishment are conducted based on risk categorization. The risk type is determined by the menu items served, the food preparation processed performed, and the previous food safety history in the food service establishment.

A new food service establishment that has never served food must score 100 (A) to receive a food service permit to operate. When a restaurant changes ownership, a new food service permit must be issued. To be issued a permit for a change of ownership, the establishment must score a 95 (A) or above with all foodborne illness risk factors and public health interventions in compliance. Permits must be posted in public view at all times. Establishments with drive-thru windows will also be required to have the top one-third of a copy of the most current inspection report visible through each window allowing customers to easily read the score, date of inspection and establishment information, in addition to the copy posted inside the establishment. Copies of the rules are available at the Hall County Environmental health Office. The rules and regulations are also available online at dph.georgia.gov/environmental-health-inspections.

To register a complaint against a food service establishment, contact the Hall County Environmental Health Department at 770-531-3973.

Oct. 16

Dean Myers Elementary School
2676 Candler Road, Gainesville
Score: 99, Grade: A
Water pressure measuring device on hot water sanitizing machine measuring pressure above recommended level and measuring when unit was off (15-40 psi).
Inspector: Erin Kincaid

Fighting Geese Coffee Bar at Academic Building 4
3820 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood
Score: 96, Grade: A
Bottle drinks and unapproved container drinks in kitchen.
Inspector: Donna Black

Moonie’s Texas Barbecue
5545 Atlanta Highway, Flowery Branch
Score: 97, Grade: A
Prep cooler in prep area with condensate leak and water pooling on bottom of cooler. Floors need cleaning beside smoker in back of kitchen and underneath shelves in dry storage area.
Inspector: Donna Black

Taste and See
3428 Atlanta Highway, Flowery Branch
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Laurie Wentworth

Yellowfin
120 Bradford Suite NE, Gainesville
Score: 93, Grade: A
Drink in disposable cup with lid on prep table with drinking taking place by removing lid. Clean utensils stored on wire strung under disposable towel dispenser at front line hand sink. Evaporator unit extremely dusty in walk-in cooler. Floor needs a good cleaning at floor/wall juncture throughout kitchen-especially under and behind plumbing that lays on floor, behind cook line and piping behind three-comp sink and dishwasher.
Inspector: Laurie Wentworth

Oct. 17

Great American Grill
1735 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville
Score: 97, Grade: A
Boxes of foods stored on floor in walk in freezer.
Inspector: Donna Black

Kiku Japanese Steak & Sushi House
821 Dawsonville Highway, Suite 260, Gainesville
Score: 97, Grade: A
Several shelves throughout kitchen and in walk-in cooler with debris. Ceiling tiles near dish area with damaged due to leak.
Inspector: Donna Black

Wauka Mountain Multiple Intelligences Academy
5850 Brookton Lula Road, Gainesville
Score: 96, Grade: A
Hot water for sanitizing not reaching temperature of 160 F.
Inspector: Erin Kincaid

Oct. 20

Brenau Dining Services Tea Room
One Centennial Circle, Gainesville
Score: 99, Grade: A
Floors in kitchen at floor/wall juncture and underneath oven and other equipment with debris.
Inspector: Donna Black

Coastal Breeze
5390 Lanier Island Parkway, Buford
Score: 97, Grade: A
Cloths stored in sanitizer solution with no detectable amount of sanitizer.
Inspector: Donna Black

Oct. 21

Buffalo’s Cafe
3446 Winder Highway Suite 101, Flowery Branch
Score: 97, Grade: A
Condensate leak in prep cooler across from grill. Door to prep freezer next to grill falling off. Floors underneath ice machine and dish area with heavy residue. Residue on floor underneath other equipment.
Inspector: Donna Black

Gainesville Home Cooking
250 John W Morrow Jr Parkway Suite 104, Gainesville
Score: 97, Grade: A
Back screen door (in-use) with screening ripped in several places. Back screen door also has gap at bottom right where door meets frame and this gap is large enough to allow for possible insect, rodent entry.
Inspector: Laurie Wentworth

Krystal—ATLF02
1002 Jesse Jewell Parkway, Gainesville
Score: 97, Grade: A
Shelves underneath grill area, shelves in kitchen and all shelves underneath front counters with debris. Floors underneath equipment, at floor/wall juncture with debris. Floor in walk-in freezer with debris.
Inspector: Donna Black

Oct. 22

Longstreet Cafe
1043 Riverside Terrace, Gainesville
Score: 91, Grade: A
Accumulation of mold inside ice machine on metal baffle and next to ice chute. Sliced onions, relish and lemons in uncovered containers at end of self-service line (at cash register). Three-compartment sink set up and in use at time of inspection without a rinse step between washing and sanitizing kitchenware and utensils. Fluorescent light fixture in dish room and kitchenware/utensil storage room without shield for bulbs.
Inspector: Laurie Wentworth

Stan’s Biscuit Shop & Deli
1151 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville
Score: 89, Grade: B
Three flats of eggs left out for use under prep table in kitchen with temperature of 66 degrees. Breakfast meats hot holding in steam unit on top of lowboy cooler and eggs on steam unit on prep table for breakfast service all day with hot holding temperatures below required 135 degrees. No test strips for type of sanitizer being used in cloth storage buckets. Wall needs repair next to mop sink; paint/dry wall peeling.
Inspector: Laurie Wentworth

Oct. 23

American Legion Post 7
2343 Riverside Drive, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Wentworth

New Horizons Limestone
2020 Beverly Road NE, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Black

 

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