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Kitchen inspections for Dec. 11-13
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The following are among the food service establishments inspected from Dec. 11-13 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 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.

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

Dec. 11

Subway
7380 Spout Springs Road, Suite 400, Flowery Branch
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Donna Black

Orient Express
302 Shallowford Road, Gainesville
Score: 99, Grade: A
Hotel pans cleaned, sanitized and stacked wet for use.
Inspector: Laurie Wentworth

Raspados El Puesto
2121 Athens Highway, Gainesville
Score: 99, Grade: A
Do not have correct test strips to monitor level of sanitizer used in three-compartment sink for sanitizing kitchenware and utensils. Using chlorine bleach for sanitizer, but have quat test strips.
Inspector: Wentworth

Bojangles
1235 Jesse Jewell Parkway, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Shelby Finch

Kentucky Fried Chicken
1904 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Finch

Subway
5840 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch
Score: 97, Grade: A
Shelf underneath cabinet at self-service coke area with pool of sticky and water residue; plastic tub sitting on top of residue. Wall next to cooler in corner at front line with large hole and cardboard being used to patch. Ceiling tiles in back kitchen with debris; tiles at mop sink pulling away from wall; floors throughout entire kitchen at floor and wall juncture with buildup of debris and need cleaning.
Inspector: Black

Loretta’s Country Kitchen
4305 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood
Score: 92, Grade: A
Employee drinks in plastic bottles and plastic cups in kitchen, at drive-thru and behind serving line. Pans, plastic containers stacked wet on shelves next to three-compartment sink. Single service hinged plate containers, straws and single use foil pans stored on floor in storage building toward back of building. Sides of fryers, grills, inside of ovens, outside of mixer, bottom shelf, underneath grill, next to oven with food and grease residue. Floor tiles missing in front of walk in cooler and freezer, and missing inside threshold in walk in freezer. Floor tiles missing and damaged at three-compartment sink area; behind front serve line at dish area. Walls are peeling paint at walk in cooler and freezer area; behind can rack in storage room; wall behind steam units up front; ceiling tiles with dust and debris in kitchen, and up front at serving line.
Inspector: Black

Dec. 12

Schlotzsky’s Deli
302 Broad St., Suite A, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Kathleen McDuffie

New Horizon Lanier Park
675 White Sulphur Road, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: McDuffie

New Horizons North
2020 Beverly Road NE, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: McDuffie

Joe Muggs at Books A Million
150 Pearl Nix Parkway, Suite D-9, Gainesville
Score: 98, Grade: A
Repair of cove molding appears to have been attempted, but cove is not holding. Floors throughout, under and behind equipment have trash, food and debris.
Inspector: McDuffie

Dec. 13

Chattahoochee Golf Club
301 Tommy Aaron Drive, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: McDuffie

Bell Minor Home
2200 Old Hamilton Place NE, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: McDuffie

Autumn Breeze
2215 Old Hamilton Place, Gainesville
Score: 92, Grade: A
Warewasher showing no sanitizer at beginning of inspection. Three-compartment sink must be scraped out and resealed to prevent water running behind. Hood system has build up of grease and dust. Leak under three-compartment sink. Floors have accumulations of food, trash, water and grease along floor and wall junctures. Walls behind equipment and sinks need immediate attention.
Inspector: McDuffie

McDonald’s
707 Jesse Jewell Parkway, Gainesville
Score: 97, Grade: A
Dishes, containers stacked wet on shelf next to dish machine. Temperature at dish machine not reaching required 120 degrees.
Inspector: Black

Big Creek Tavern
3050 Big Creek Road, Buford
Score: 89, Grade: B
White chili, gumbo, chicken dumplings all in walk-in cooler from overnight cooling with temps 61-78 degrees. Light shield missing in back kitchen near dish machine and shields with cracks across from grill.
Inspector: Black

Curt’s Restaurant
3440 Branch Road, Flowery Branch
Score: 96, Grade: A
Cups without lids and straws on prep table in kitchen.
Inspector: Black

Waffle House
4410 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood
Score: 96, Grade: A
Pressure for final rinse hot water at warewasher machine not between required range of 15 to 25 psi (observed at less than 15 psi). Rinse water does not appear to be reaching dishes when warewash open during rinse cycle.
Inspector: Finch
Subway
203 Suite B, EE Butler Parkway, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Finch

Northeast Georgia Medical Center
743 Spring St., Gainesville
Score: 96, Grade: A
Dishwasher final rinse pressure registering below required 15-25 psi. Buffalo chopper bowl stored wet with food debris; can openers with food debris back of blade.
Inspector: Wentworth

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