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Kitchen Inspections: June 18-30
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The following are among the food service establishments inspected from June 18-30 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.


Court Yard Restaurant

400 EE Butler Parkway Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A



Edible Arrangement

5887 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch

Score: 99, Grade: A



China Wok

1015 Jesse Jewell Parkway, Gainesville

Score: 91, Grade: A

Raw chicken wings stored above shrimp and tilapia in two-door reach-in cooler.


La Malandrina

1706 Cleveland Highway, Gainesville

Score: 91, Grade: A

No paper towels located at hand washing sink in the restrooms and at the front hands ink in bar area. Tortilla press observed with a heavy buildup of grease and food debris



Burger King No. 13983

4778 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford

Score: 92, Grade: A

Observed food handling employee with no hair restraint. Observed grease, food debris buildup on floors throughout dry storage area under soda syrup and throughout kitchen.


Chattahoochee Golf Grill

301 Tommy Aaron Drive, Gainesville

Score: 94, Grade: A

Observed buildup of mold on ice machine chute of the coke soda dispenser. Observed buildup of food residue on shelving throughout the kitchen and on the interior of the reach-in coolers.


McDonald’s Restaurant No. 27164

2105 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 96, Grade: A


Nichols Diner

3603 Southland Drive, Flowery Branch

Score: 94, Grade: A

Nozzles on soda dispenser observed with an accumulation of mold.



Bojangles’ No. 985

2121 Friendship Road, Buford

Score: 90, Grade: A

Many of the utensils and most of the sheet pans and Lexan containers on air drying rack with wet and dried food debris on them. Inside of dumpster observed with thick buildup of grease, food.


Burger-Shake Inc.

6443 Cleveland Highway, Clermont

Score: 96, Grade: A



Chef Wang Chinese Restaurant

275 Pearl Nix Parkway, Gainesville

Score: 96, Grade: A


Lanier Lodge Assisted Living and Memory Care

2601 Thompson Bridge Road NW, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A


M&M Down Home Catering

996 Athens St., Gainesville

Score: 98, Grade: A



Family Cafe

601 South Enota Drive, Gainesville

Score: 91, Grade: A

Sides of fryers and shelving throughout kitchen observed with a heavy buildup of grease, dust and food residues. Floors throughout kitchen under fryers, under grill, under three-compartment sink, and dish area observed with a buildup of grease and food residues.


International House Of Pancakes No. 4409 

430 Jesse Jewell Parkway, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A


Jo Jo’s Gourmet Lemonade At Lakeshore Mall

150 Pearl Nix Parkway, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A


Sonic Drive-In No. 6575

400 Pearl Nix Parkway, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A


The Colored Egg

610 Grove St., Gainesville

Score: 96, Grade: A

Alexander Popp

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