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Kitchen Inspections April 25-28
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The following are among the food service establishments inspected from April 25-28 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 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.

April 25

Denny’s­-RWDT Foods Inc.

1701 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 89, Grade: B

Stainless bowls found stacked directly after washing before drying. All equipment must be thoroughly washed and dried before being stored. Clothes for cleaning were being stored on countertops, rather than in sanitizing solution as per food safety guidelines.

Inspector: Holly Cochran

 

Gainesville Exploration Academy

1145 McEver Road, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Amanda Gill

 

Gainesville RYDC

450 Crescent Drive, Gainesville

Score: 95, Grade: A

Accumulated residue found on can opener and in spout of drink dispenser; all equipment must be thoroughly cleaned before coming into contact with food or drink.

Inspector: Lydia Hoffhines

 

Hardee’s No. 5983

4538 Oakwood Road, Oakwood

Score: 89, Grade: B

The batter station was not holding a proper temperature for raw chicken and egg wash. Raw foods must be held at 41 degrees Fahrenheit or below.

Inspector: Evan Biles

 

Spout Springs School of Enrichment

6640 Spout Springs Road, Gainesville

Score: 88, Grade: B

Employees switching from between handling dirty dishes to removing clean dishes were dunking hands in a quarternary ammonia sanitizing bucket as a substitute for hand washing.

Inspector: Evan Biles

 

Sugar Hill Elementary School

3259 Athens Highway, Gainesville

Score: 98, Grade: A

Inspector: Holly Cochran

 

April 26

Lula Elementary School

6130 Chattahoochee St., Lula

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Lydia Hoffhines

 

Smoothie King No. 791

890 Dawsonville Highway, Gainesville

Score: 86, Grade: B

Ice machine contained buildup of black mold; all equipment must be cleaned frequently enough to avoid any residue accumulation. Container of yogurt found in walk-in cooler with a best-by date of March 28, 2017.

Inspector: Evan Biles

 

Starbucks Coffee Shop No. 27260

1429 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Lydia Hoffhines

 

Wendy’s Old Fashioned Hamburgers No. 20

416 Shallowford Road, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Evan Biles

 

West Hall Middle School

5470 McEver Road, Oakwood

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Amanda Gill

 

World Language Academy at Chestnut Mountain

4670 Winder Highway, Flowery Branch

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Amanda Gill

 

April 27

Chick-Fil-A Cafe at Milton Martin Toyota

3150 Milton Martin Toyota Way, Oakwood

Score: 87, Grade: B

Refrigerator unable to hold items at the required temperature of 41 degrees Fahrenheit or below, which is necessary for food safety and to prevent the spread of bacteria.

Inspector: Evan Biles

 

 

Laurelwood/NE Georgia Medical Center

200 Wisteria Drive, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Amanda Gill

 

April 28

Brenau University Dining Room

1 Centennial Circle, Gainesville

Score: 90, Grade: A

Front food service warming plate was not holding hamburgers at the required temperature of 135 degrees Fahrenheit or higher, which is required per food safety guidelines.

Inspector: Evan Biles

 

Lanier Charter Career Academy Unit A Bistro

2719 Tumbling Creek Road, Gainesville

Score: 96, Grade: A

Inspector: Laurie Wentworth

 

Lanier Charter Career Academy Unit B Bakery

2719 Tumbling Creek Road, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Laurie Wentworth

 

Subway No. 59634

4025 Winder Highway, Flowery Branch

Score: 94, Grade: A

Accumulated residue and grime found on stored bread forms; all food must be cleared of visible food particles when washed and before being stored.

Inspector: Lydia Hoffhines

 

Tadmore Elementary School

3278 Gillsville Highway, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Lydia Hoffhines

 

The Oaks Miniature Golf, LLC

3709 Whiting Road, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Evan Biles

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