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Kitchen inspections for August 5-13
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The following are among the food service establishments inspected from Aug. 5-13 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 food service 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. Food service establishments with drive-through 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.

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


Aug. 5

Mr. Edd's Pizza Plus
5205 Cleveland Highway, Clermont
Score: 94, Grade: A
Soda nozzles need detailed cleaning; cutting board on make line has mold, mildew, food debris; can opener has accumulation of food debris; dishes have dried food debris, grease. Gaskets on make lines, chest freezer and walk-in damaged. Gaskets have mold, mildew, food debris. Floors throughout need detailed cleaning; replace broken floor tiles. Hood system needs cleaning.
Inspector: Kathleen McDuffie

Aug. 9

Canteen Corrections
622 Main St., Gainesville
Score: 85, Grade: B
No sanitizer being dispensed from low temp dish machine in service kitchen, no sanitizer in bottle. Slicer left with food debris from last use. Rice left over from yesterday (overnight) not cooled to 41 degrees or below within six hours.
Inspector: Laurie Wentworth

Aug. 10

Hampton Inn & Suites
4660 Holland Dam Road, Flowery Branch
Score: 98, Grade: A
Straws that are for customer self-service must be individually wrapped. Cabinets with debris and need to be cleaned frequently to prevent build up.
Inspector: Donna Black

Domino's Pizza
4012 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood
Score: 97, Grade: A
Hand sink not attached to wall. Walk-in gasket needs to be sealed to door. Hand sink and mop sink draining into pans, dripping onto floor.
Inspector: McDuffie

Curt's Restaurant
3440 Branch Road, Flowery Branch
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: McDuffie

Sodexo at Wrigley Manufacturing
4500 Atlanta Highway, Flowery Branch
Score: 94, Grade: A
Freezer is malfunctioning causing frost, ice on stored foods, ice on walls, ceiling, floor and door; outer wall leaking, causing quarry tile to come away from floor. Cabinet under drink station needs detailed cleaning. Drink station at floor juncture is accumulating water, etc.
Inspector: McDuffie

Aug. 11

Patty's Monarca's
150 Pearl Nix Parkway, Suite G1, Gainesville
Score: 92, Grade: A
Georgia law required a CFSM to be on staff by Dec. 1, 2009. No hot water in establishment.
Inspector: McDuffie

Catering By Our House/Candlelight Productions
5190 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: McDuffie

Hampton Inn & Suites
4660 Holland Dam Road, Flowery Branch
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Black

American Deli
150 Pearl Nix Parkway, Suite E7, Gainesville
Score: 72, Grade: C
Person in charge unable to answer questions about basic food safety, temperatures, compliance with the tphc on file, personal hygiene, etc. Soda dispenser nozzles have an accumulation of mold, mildew. Establishment made the decision to use time as a public health control for cooking wings. This requires a log be kept for temperatures - log has not been kept up - last records from first week in June. Make-line coolers and cooler drawers out of temperatures. Storage on floor. Owner and employee handling food without hair restraint. Gaskets on cooler drawers damaged. Floor tiles under make lines have been removed.
Inspector: McDuffie

Aug. 12

Little Italy Pizza
990 Riverside Drive, Gainesville
Score: 92, Grade: A
Hand sink has leak. Icemaker has slight mold, mildew on baffle.
Inspector: McDuffie

Smoothie King
890 Dawsonville Highway, Suite E, Gainesville
Score: 99, Grade: A
Running water dipper well for ice cream scoops with large accumulation of food debris inside.
Inspector: Wentworth

Fuji Hibachi Express
229 E.E. Butler Parkway, Gainesville
Score: 80, Grade: B
Cook rinsing hands in prep sink and going back to grill where hands were dried with cloth laid on edge of grill. Food handler cleaning pans, utensils with soap at three-compartment sink rinsing the items and then putting them away. Several spray chemical bottles and a dish soap bottle (pink liquid - labeled bottles with green liquid) found in kitchen. Inspection not covered by other licenses like previous inspection noted, but it is still not able to be viewed by customers from 1 foot away.
Inspector: Wentworth

Papa John's Pizza
2224 B Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville
Score: 93, Grade: A
Hot water turned off at both hand sinks. Gaskets on walk-in and pizza make line damaged. Gaskets on pizza make line have an accumulation of food debris, flour, water, etc. Floor throughout needs detailed cleaning, especially under storage, equipment, etc. Inspector: McDuffie

Aug. 13

Wings Deli
845 Queen City Parkway, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Wentworth

1500 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville
Score: 98, Grade: A
Using cardboard trays multiple times to drain fried foods. Floors throughout need detailed cleaning.
Inspector: McDuffie

Jennifer Messer

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