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Kitchen inspections for Nov. 26-29
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The following are among the food service establishments inspected from Nov. 26-29 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.

NOV. 26

Scott’s Downtown

131 Bradford St., Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Laurie Wentworth

NOV. 27

Papa Jack’s Country Kitchen

7437 B, Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch

Score: 87, Grade: B

Cooked chicken stored on top and beside raw beef; chicken raw; ground beef stored on top of ready to eat foods; raw bacon in box stored on top of cooked bacon. Raw and ready to eat foods store all mixed together in walk in cooler. Shelves, evaporator unit in walk-in cooler with heavy dust accumulation. Can rack in kitchen with heavy dust at bottom, with dust accumulated on cans. Raw concrete showing underneath grill area; hole in wall behind floor mixer; floors in walk in freezer with debris.

Inspector: Donna Black

Taqueria Las Palmas No. 2

1276 Industrial Blvd., Gainesville

Score: 96, Grade: A

Make line cooler struggling to maintain required temperatures. Baskets stacked with deli papers in between.

Inspector: Kathleen McDuffie

American Deli

3885 Mundy Mill Road, Suite 109, Oakwood

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: McDuffie

Inman Perk Coffee

102 Washington St. NW, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: McDuffie

NOV. 29


3885 Mundy Mill Road, Suite 104, Oakwood

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: McDuffie

China Wok

1015 Jesse Jewell Parkway, Gainesville

Score: 81, Grade: B

Mold and mildew accumulations on interior surfaces of icemaker. Make line No. 2 still struggling to maintain required temperatures. Most gaskets need replacing. Warewasher still has accumulations of lime and scale buildup. Hood system still dripping grease.

Inspector: McDuffie

Shogun Japanese Steak House

5855 Spout Springs Road, Suite A401, Flowery Branch

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Shelby Finch

Charles Phelps


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