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Kitchen inspections, Aug. 8-14
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Aug. 8

Bell Minor Home

2200 Old Hamilton Place N.E., Gainesville

Score: 97, Grade: A

Cloths used to wipe food contact surfaces not being stored in sanitizer.

Inspector: Donna Black

El Sombrero No. 6

5900 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch

Score: 89, Grade: B

Foods that were prepped on Aug. 6-7 have not reached required temperature.

Inspector: Kathleen McDuffie


3640 Wallis Road, Flowery Branch

Score: 88, Grade: B

Drink nozzles and ice maker baffle have mold/mildew; slicer stored with food debris. Milk dated July 25 in walk-in cooler. Employee handling food without hair restraint. Gaskets on make line cooler are damaged and have food debris. FRP in the mopsink no longer attached; tiles broken and grout missing from mop sink.

Inspector: McDuffie

Aug. 11

Church’s Fried Chicken

600 E.E. Butler Parkway, Gainesville

Score: 92, Grade: A

Tongs kept in handsink. Handsink used to dump wash water at breading station. Most current inspection not posted. Scoops for ice machine sitting on top of cardboard box between uses instead of kept in designated bucket. No test strips available for quat ammonia sanitizer. Lid to bulk sugar and lid to spicy mix have grime and food debris. No toilet paper in employee bathroom, none found in the building. Some ceiling tiles not approved for food prep areas. Some tiles have water damage from leaks.

Inspector: Lydia Hoffman

Aug. 12

Tori Clore’s Cafe

857 S Bradford Street, Gainesville

Score: 96, Grade: A

Personal items (such as Tums, eye drops, cigarette lighter, etc.) on shelves with items for customer. Cloths used to wipe food contact surfaces not being stored in sanitizer between uses. Walls pitting next to 3 comp sink and floors peeling/chipping at wait area.

Inspector: Black

Waffle House No. 1178

1240 Candler Road, Gainesville

Score: 82, Grade: B

Bread, cheese, waffles, etc., being handled with bare hands. Dishmachine with final rinse temperature of 142; waffle maker on back shelf with food residue. Personal items on shelves with other items used for customer. Floors underneath dish machine with heavy food/debris accumulation; ceiling tiles over cook area with buildup of dust.

Inspector: Black

Locos Deli

601 S. Enota Drive, Gainesville

Score: 94, Grade: A

Chicken salad and pasta salad with date of preparation over seven days from day of inspection. Shelving covered with foil does not allow for shelving to be properly cleaned. Floor/wall juncture needs a good cleaning throughout kitchen. Inside hood and hood vents need better cleaning.

Inspector: Laurie Wentworth

Aug. 13


3652 Mundy Mill Road, Gainesville

Score: 94, Grade: A

Racks of buns stored directly on floor. Handle of knife badly melted and no longer a smooth surface. Gasket to prep cooler has mold growth. Side doors on Dumpster and lid on grease container need to be kept shut when not in use to help prevent insect/ rodent attraction. Floor/ wall juncture under ice machine has grime buildup.

Inspector: Hoffman

Moe’s Grill No. 649

3602 Southland Drive, Flowery Branch

Score: 96, Grade: A

Repeat violation: Current inspection report not posted as required. Boxes and equipment stored on ground in dry storage shed. FRP peeling from ceiling of dry storage shed. Lots of debris collecting on floor.

Inspector: Hoffman

Aug. 14

Hilton Garden Inn Gainesville

1735 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: 100

Inspector: Black

Megan Gill

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