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Kitchen Inspections: June 11-17
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The following are among the food service establishments inspected from June 11-17 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

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



Great American Cookies

150 Pearl Nix Parkway, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A


Great American Grill

1735 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 99, Grade: A


Green’s Tavern

4856 Hog Mountain Road, Flowery Branch

Score: 85, Grade: B

Ice machine observed with mold on baffle.


Marco’s Pizza No. 8126

1294 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A


Oriental Garden II

891 Dawsonville Highway, Gainesville

Score: 97, Grade: A


Re-Cess Southern Gastro Pub

118 Bradford St., Gainesville

Score: 86, Grade: B

Thermometers missing or inaccessible in numerous coolers holding foods.


Subway No. 57590

4347 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood

Score: 100, Grade: A



New Peking Garden

7338 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch

Score: 91, Grade: A

Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees in sandwich unit.



Waffle House No. 1211

4395 Cornelia Highway, Lula

Score: 96, Grade: A




4949 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford

Score: 98, Grade: A


Taqueria El Mercadito

275 Pearl Nix Parkway, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A



Little Caesars No. 1592-2

3885 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood

Score: 91, Grade: A

Make-line cooler with potentially hazardous food items holding temperatures between 45-50 degrees.


Waffle House No. 885

2507 Pentee Drive, Gainesville

Score: 97, Grade: A


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