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Kitchen Inspections, June 16-19
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The following are among the food service establishments inspected from June 16-19 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 processes 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.


Sunset Cantina
7000 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford
Score: 96, Grade: A
Handwashing sink had trash can situated in front of sink that was roughly the same height as the sink.
Inspector: Jennifer Wren

Sunset Cove
7000 Lanier Islands Parkway
Score: 85, Grade: B
Handsink blocked by trash containers in dishwashing area. Two-door glass front cooler not holding foods at required cold holding temperature 46-48 degrees F. These food items stored in side unit ­— two hours. Unit was dropping condensate and door not able to be shut tight.
Inspector: Laurie Wentworth


Chattahoochee Golf Club
301 Tommy Aaron Drive, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Wentworth

China Express
3885 Mundy Mill Road Suite 104, Oakwood
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Wentworth

Firehouse Subs No. 409
333 Shallowford Road Suite D, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Donna Black

La Parrilla Mexican Restaurant
3446 Winder Highway Suite 0, Flowery Branch
Score: 94, Grade: A
Employee eating in dry storage room. Pans, containers stacked wet.
Inspector: Black

Reunion Golf Club
5609 Grand Union Drive, Hoschton
Score: 91, Grade: A
Chicken tenders underneath heat bar with temps 77-82 degrees.
Inspector: Black

Alexandra Smith

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