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Kitchen Inspections: Jan. 8-14
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The following are among the food service establishments inspected from Jan. 8-14 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 dph.georgia.gov/environmental-health-inspections.

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

JAN. 8

Rabbit Town Cafe

2415 Old Cornelia Highway, Gainesville

Score: 86, Grade: B

Personal drink found in container above prep table on cook line. No paper towels in dispenser at hand sink in dish wash area used by dishwashers and cook line personnel.

Inspector: Laurie Wentworth

Quillians Grill

4930 Cleveland Highway, Gainesville

Score: 82, Grade: B

A food handler assembling foods left the kitchen and retrieved ingredients from a different part of restaurant, upon re-entering the kitchen he did not wash hands. Utensils on air drying shelf have a film when touched.

Inspector: Lydia Hoffhines

Papa’s Pizza to Go

6483 Cleveland Highway, Clermont

Score: 96, Grade: A

Box of pepperoni stored on floor of walk-in-freezer. Employee preparing and handling food without hair restraint or hat.

Inspector: Amanda Gill

 

Dominoes Pizza No.3572

4841 Hog Mountain Road,

Flowery Branch

Score: 98, Grade: A

Dumpster lid left open.

Inspector: T’Shane Williams

Arby’s No.1030

634 Shallowford Road, Gainesville

Score: 99, Grade: A

Buildup of condensate observed on the walls of walk-in-freezer.

Inspector: Williams

 

JAN. 11

Stevie B’s Pizza

1500 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 95, Grade: A

Dishwasher not dispensing any sanitizer, Sanitizer supply empty and no replacement bottle currently on site. Ice machine with some accumulation of mold, mildew and a chunk of mold, mildew in ice, possibly from inside of the ice chute.

Inspector: Wentworth

Rockport Soccer

2100 Atlanta Highway SW, Gainesville

Score: 94, Grade: A

No sanitizing solution or sanitizing test strips were available. Trash cans in female restroom did not have covers.

Inspector: Williams

Papuscria El Guanaco

3616 Atlanta Highway,

Flowery Branch

Score: 93, Grade: A

Pans and containers on clean shelf had food residue. Nozzle for beverages had accumulated debris. Accumulation of debris on handles at back and bar hand sinks.

Inspector: Hoffhines

Folks

1500 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 93, Grade: A

No sneeze guard along sides of bean bar. Hood vent at grill, oven areas had debris. Drainboard at washing station had accumulated residue, film.

Inspector: Hoffhines

El Maquey Mexican Restaurant

2458 Limestone Parkway NE, Gainesville

Score: 92, Grade: A

Salsa and chile rellenos in cooler had a discard date of Jan. 6, 2016. Plastic cups were used as scoops in containers of salsa. Lid of ice bin cooler was broken, bin holding uncooked rice was cracked.

Inspector: Holly Cochran

Double D Burger

2236 Jessie Jewell Parkway

Score: 99, Grade: A

Heavy buildup of grease on floor behind store and fryers.

Inspector: Amanda Gill

Chick-Fil-A Cafe

3150 Milton Martin Toyota Way, Oakwood

Score: 100, Grade: A

Replace ceiling panels over food service, storage area with plastic-coated moisture resistant type panels.

Inspector: Williams

Atlanta Bread Company No.69

944 Dawsonville Highway, Gainesville

Score: 97, Grade: A

Wet wiping cloths stored above sandwich unit at makeline and below steam table.

Inspector: Gill

 

JAN. 12

Burger King No.3800

806 Athens St., Gainesville

Score: 97, Grade: A

Broken tiles on back wall of mopsink need to be repaired/ re-sealed to prevent pooling water and mold growth.

Inspector: Holly Cochran

The Colored Egg

610 Grove St. Gainesville

Score: 99, Grade: A

Inspector: T’Shane Williams

Sweet Butts BBQ

622 Shallowford Road SW, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Permit issued.

Little Caesars

5866 Spout Springs Road

Flowery Branch

Score: 80 , Grade: B

No person in charge present, Employee acting as person in charge unable to ensure proper sanitizing compliance, unable to locate key for paper towel dispensers, or aware handsinks in kitchen were not properly stocked. Half eaten food found siting in storage area, and employee drinks found without lid in the prep/kitchen area.

Inspector: Hoffhines

El Griton Mexican Grill

415 Atlanta Highway, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Gill

Subway No.26703

2120 Friendship Road, Buford

Score: 90, Grade: A

Knives found in front hand sink, a package of soup was found thawing in the back hand sink. Employee cellphone and a carton of cigarettes found stored on prep table.

Inspector: Cochran

Crossroads Bar and Grille

5900 Spout Springs Road,

Flowery Branch

Score: 95, Grade: A

Accumulation of slime residue found along interior components of ice machine.

Inspector: Hoffhines

Chattahoochee Country Club

3000 Club Drive, Gainesville

Score: 98, Grade: A

The women’s restroom did not have a covered trash can. Dumpster did not have a drain plug. The floor of kitchen and dry storage area had accumulated food debris.

Inspector: Williams

Big Creek Tavern

2050 Big Creek Road, Buford

Score: 85, Grade: B

Food items were found stored uncovered in the make-line cooler, and raw chicken was found stored uncovered in the walkin cooler. A container of cajun dressing and house made slaw dressing was found marked with expired discard dates.

Inspector: Cochran

 

JAN. 13

Pueblo’s Mexican Cuisine

1310 Dawsonville Highway, Gainesville

Score: 96, Grade: A

Sink in drink area and hand sink by dish machine without soap. Damaged ceiling tiles should be replaced.

Inspector: Gill

Marco’s Pizza

4029 Winder Highway,

Flowery Branch

Score: 94, Grade: A

Accumulation of grime found built up in tea urn nozzles. Spindle on paper towel dispenser at front handsink broken preventing paper towels from dispensing. Grime found in bottoms of plastic tubs holding clean utensils.

Inspector: Hoffhines

Behind the Nest

3621 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Williams

Burger King No. 1026

403 Pearl Nix Parkway, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Gill

Burger King No. 5920

3703 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood

Score: 97, Grade: A

Expired “in use” creamer found in the walkin.

Inspector: Williams

 

JAN. 14

Skate Country

2776 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Gill

Kenza Japanese Restaurant

4977 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Gill

Hollywood 15

120 Greenhill Circle NW, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Williams

Avocado’s Restaurant

109 Bradford St., Gainesville

Score: 93, Grade: A

Accumulation of mold found inside soda gun and its holder.

Inspector: Williams

2 Dog Restaurant

317 Spring St., Gainesville

Score: 74, Grade: C

Raw hamburger found stored above fish and beside ready to eat cheese in cooler. No sanitizer or test strips at washing machine.

Inspector: Hoffhines

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