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Kitchen Inspections April 4-April 7
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The following are among the food service establishments inspected from April 4-7 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.

April 4

Gainesville Bowling Center

2317 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 91, Grade: A

Ground beef that was marked with a date of March 14 was found in the cooler. Foods must be consumed or discarded within seven days of being opened.

Inspector: Holly Cochran


Papa’s Pizza To Go

2703 Dawsonville Highway, Gainesville

Score: 98, Grade: A

Inspector: Evan Biles


Sweet Magnolias

118 Main St. SW, Gainesville

Score: 88, Grade: B

Food items such as eggs and cheese were not being stored at temperatures below 41 degrees Fahrenheit, as is required by food safety regulations.

Inspector: Evan Biles


April 5

Taco Bell No. 031773

2422 Hancock Drive, Buford

Score: 94, Grade: A

Sweet tea urns had a visible accumulation of residue; all equipment must be cleaned and sanitized as frequently as necessary to avoid food buildup.

Inspector: Evan Biles


Taco Bell No. 32652

3615 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood

Score: 96, Grade: A

Inspector: Lydia Hoffhines


April 6

Oriental Garden II

891 Dawsonville Highway NW, Gainesville

Score: 98, Grade: A

Inspector: Evan Biles


April 7

Captain D’s

3522 Thurmon Tanner Parkway, Oakwood

Score: 97, Grade: A

Inspector: Evan Biles

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