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Kitchen inspections for Dec. 7-10
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The following food service establishments were inspected from Dec. 7-10 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.

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, 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. 7

McDonald’s

4810 Golden Parkway, Buford

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Kathleen McDuffie

McArther’s Grill & Pub

1706 Cleveland Highway, Gainesville

Score: 94, Grade: A

No paper towels at hand sink in kitchen and two hand sinks at bar area. Shelves throughout kitchen, floor fans, evaporator fans inside walk in cooler with dust and debris; sides of fryers, insides of ovens with grease residue. Walls need cleaning behind three-compartment sink and hand sink in kitchen; floors in kitchen area with sticky residue and grease and debris underneath equipment.

Inspector: Donna Black

Athena’s Pizza

6986 McEver Road, Suite A, Buford

Score: 98, Grade: A

Cove throughout most of kitchen needs to be repaired and some areas replaced. A few ceiling tiles need to be replaced with approved type of tiles; walls, especially behind cook line and three-compartment sink, need to be cleaned frequently.

Inspector: McDuffie

Reunion Golf Club

Grand Reunion Drive, Hoschton

Score: 84, Grade: B

Accumulation of mold and mildew on soda gun. Employee without hair restraint at beginning of inspection. Hood system needs immediate attention to prevent grease and dust blowing onto food and contact surfaces. Floors throughout, especially under and behind equipment, have accumulations of food, trash, water and grease. Live roaches seen in two coolers.

Inspector: McDuffie

Dec. 10

Napoli’s Pizza

5900 Spout Springs Road, Suite J-10, Flowery Branch

Score: 92, Grade: A

Mold and mildew on icemaker baffle; can opener with debris. Baskets lined with deli paper dirty. Employee without hair restraint at beginning of inspection. Warewasher has accumulations on inside surfaces.

Inspector: McDuffie

Shane’s Rib Shack

5877 Spout Springs Road, Building D-500, Flowery Branch

Score: 95, Grade: A

Accumulation of mold and mildew on soda gun. Grease collection container has dripped onto pavement; Dumpster open.

Inspector: McDuffie

Charles Phelps

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