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Kitchen Inspections for Feb. 22-28
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The following are among the food service establishments inspected from Feb. 22-28 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 health.state.ga.us/programs/envservices/index.asp.

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

Feb. 22

University Yacht Club

6649 Yacht Club Road, Flowery Branch

Score: 99, Grade: A

Cutting boards with staining, scarring, and needs to be sanded down. Prep freezer and standup freezer with condensate leaks.

Inspector: Donna Black

Chestatee Academy of Inquiry and Talent Development

2740 Fran Mar Drive, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Kathleen McDuffie

Lanier Elementary School

4782 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: McDuffie

Feb. 25

Re-Cess Southern Gastro Pub

118 Bradford St., Gainesville

Score: 98, Grade: A

Sides of fryers, splash guards and top of dish machine with grease, dust residue. Floors underneath dishmachine, grill, fryers and other equipment with grease, food accumulation. Walls around dish machine, three-compartment sink, prep areas with food residue. Inspector: Black

Feb. 26

Jimmy John’s

333 Jesse Jewell Parkway, Suite E, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: McDuffie

Gainesville Exploration Academy

1145 McEver Road, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Shelby Finch

McDonalds

7370 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Black

Hall County Correctional Institution

1694 Barber Road, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Finch

Hall County Jail

1700 Barber Road

Score: 98, Grade: A

Hand sinks in kitchen not reaching 100 degrees when on hot water. Temped at 82 degrees.

Inspector: Finch

Domino’s Pizza

4012 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Finch

Willowwood Nursing Center

4595 Cantrell Road, Flowery Branch

Score: 98, Grade: A

Wall tile coving in bad repair. Kitchen ceiling tiles stained; not approved tile.

Inspector: Finch

Burger Shake II

5866 Spout Springs Road, Suite C, Flowery Branch

Score: 99, Grade: A

Ceiling tiles in dining and restroom have leaks, and need repairs.

Inspector: Finch

Church’s Fried Chicken

600 E.E. Butler Parkway, Gainesville

Score: 96, Grade: A

Certified Food Safety Manager required on staff.

Inspector: McDuffie

Mestizo Southwest Grill

1210 Thompson Bridge Road, Suite F, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Finch

Maria’s Kitchen

2052 Candler Road, Suite 5, Gainesville

Score: 69, Grade: U

No Certified Food Safety Manager on staff. Two cartons and container filled with eggs that are not clean; unable to determine from food employees if eggs meet U.S. Consumer Grade B as specified in U.S. standards, grade and weight classes for shell eggs administered by the Agricultural Marketing Service of USDA. Chopped tomatoes, shredded cheese and pico de gallo temped at 52 degrees, and not required temperature of 41 degrees or less; stored in cooler that is unplugged and not working. Beef strips temped at 102 degrees on hot hold line, and not required hot hold temperature of 135 degrees. Food in cooler not date marked (beef, rice, etc.) with seven-day discard date. Milk in cooler dated Feb. 3, 2013.

Inspector: Finch

Feb. 27

Texas Roadhouse

895 Dawsonville Highway

Score: 90, Grade: A

Employee touching dirty dishes, placing them into dish machine, then touching clean dishes without washing hands. Floors in walk-in cooler, in beer area, with heavy accumulation of debris. Floors underneath equipment and shelves in dry storage and chemical storage with debris. Floor in linen closet with pooled water and debris.

Inspector: Black

The Honey Baked Ham Co. and Cafe

1237 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 99, Grade: A

Lights missing shields in back kitchen area. Light shield cracked in sandwich area.

Inspector: Black

East Hall Middle School

4120 East Hall Road, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: McDuffie

Mestizo Southwest Grill-Mobile No. 1

1210 Thompson Bridge Road, Suite F, Gainesville

Score: 91, Grade: A

Food items in hot hold unit (burritos, gorditas,and sandwiches) not at required hot holding temperature of 135 degrees.

Inspector: Finch

Gainesville Civic Center

830 Green St., Gainesville

Score: 93, Grade: A

Hot water sanitize machine not getting to 180 degrees during rinse cycle as it enters manifold. Rinse cycle temperature is inconsistent. Warewash detergent hose connection at warewasher leaking. Wall behind hot water sanitizing machine damaged. Cove molding (tile) is not sealed between tiles and wall.

Inspector: Finch

Firehouse Subs

333 Shallowford Road, Suite D, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Black

East Hall High School

3534 East Hall Road, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: McDuffie

Yonah Burger

1191 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: McDuffie

Feb. 28

Tadmore Elementary School

3278 Gillsville Highway, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: McDuffie

Sugar Hill Elementary School

3259 Athens Highway

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: McDuffie

Papa’s Pizza To Go

2988 Gillsville Highway, Gainesville

Score: 96, Grade: A

Original ServSafe certificate not displayed. Cardboard on surfaces very greasy. Sinks all need to be scraped out and resealed to walls to prevent water running behind. Gasket on walk-in cooler damaged. Gaskets, and other equipment, have accumulations of grease, food. Dumpsters open; floors, especially under, behind equipment, need much better cleaning.

Inspector: McDuffie

Lake Lanier Suites

1755 Browns Bridge Road SW, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Black

Charles Phelps

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