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Kitchen Inspections April 19-28
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The following are among the food service establishments inspected from April 19-28 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

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


Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy

1340 Enota Ave., Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Donna Black


Gainesville High School

830 Century Place, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Black


North Hall Middle School

4856 Rilla Road, Gainesville

Score: 97, Grade: A

Inspector: Lydia Hoffhines


Papa John’s No. 4523

1943 Jesse Jewell Parkway, Gainesville

Score: 95, Grade: A

At the time of inspection, no sanitizer was being used on dishes; the sanitizer hose was malfunctioning.

Inspector: Holly Cochran



Kiku Japanese Steak House

821 Dawsonville Highway, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Permit issued.

Inspector: Black


Red Lobster No. 612

1707 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 92, Grade: A

Perishable dairy and seafood food items were observed being stored uncovered in various cold storage areas.

Inspector: Hoffhines


West Hall Middle School

15470 McEver Road, Oakwood

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Hoffhines



Paddock Grille

5300 Winder Highway

Score: 90, Grade: A

An accumulation of food residue was observed built up on the deli, tomato and onion slicers. Food handling employees were observed at work with no hair restraints.

Inspector: Hoffhines



Frances Meadows Aquatic Center

1545 Community Way NE, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Black


APRIL 26        

Johnny’s Pizza No. 105

7363 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch

Score: 97, Grade: A

A deteriorated gasket on the salad unit cooler and walk-in cooler seals were observed during the inspection.

Inspector: T’Shane Williams



Lyman Hall Elementary School

2150 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville

Score: 99, Grade: A

Inspector: Laurie Wentworth


Sunset Cove

7000 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford

Score: 96, Grade: A

At the time of inspection the chemical sanitizing dishwasher was not able to dispense any sanitizer during the final rinse.

Inspector: Wentworth



Jimmy’s Real Pit BBQ

4863 Countryside Drive, Flowery Branch

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Wentworth


Lanier Charter Career Academy Units A & B

2719 Tumbling Creek Road, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Wentworth


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