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Kitchen Inspections, June 28-July 1
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The following are among the food service establishments inspected from June 28-July 1 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 food service 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. Food service 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 health.state.ga.us/programs/envservices/index.asp.

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

June 28

Skogies'
2151 Dawsonville Highway, Gainesville
Score:
92, Grade: A
Unlabeled bottle of chemical hanging behind dish machine. In-use grill utensil being stored in standing water. Food handler pattying burgers and with same pair of gloves starting to prep plate and reheat container of pre-cooked foods. One door reach-in cooler under batter station with damaged door gasket allowing food debris to accumulate inside gasket. Salad prep cooler door gaskets damaged also. Floors need better cleaning at floor/wall juncture under shelving in dishroom and under, along wall in prep area.
Inspector: Laurie Wentworth

Friendly Restaurant
1421 Athens St., Gainesville
Score:
81, Grade: B
Three-compartment sink set up for dishwashing without sanitizer step. No food temperature measuring device handy or in good working condition for use. Bus tub of onions on floor under three-compartment sink. Current inspection not posted. Delicatessen cooler still leaking condensate. No sanitizer test strips available to monitor the strength of sanitizer to be used in three-compartment-sink for sanitizing kitchenware, utensils and in cloth storage containers for cloths used to wipe food contact surfaces. Floor needs a good cleaning. Many flies throughout kitchen. Front door entrance has a large gap underneath and restaurant is located close to chicken plant.
Inspector: Wentworth

NV Lounge
116 Bradford St. NE, Gainesville
Score:
87, Grade: B
No CFSM on staff. Eggs, cheese, tomato, hamburger in cooler ranging temps from 47 F to 70 F. Cooler not working.
Inspector: Donna Black

Summer's Landing
at Limestone
2030 Windward Lane, Gainesville
Score:
100, Grade: A
Inspector: Black

June 29

Sweet House BBQ
5340 Cornelia Highway Building No. 3, Alto
Score:
100, Grade: A
Inspector: Black

Riverside Cafe at VDC
6052 Deaton Creek Parkway, Hoschton
Score:
93, Grade: A
Mold, mildew in ice maker. Microwave has food splatters on interior. Slicer stored with food debris. Single use items stored in drawers in cardboard boxes with food debris. Storage of food, single serve in cardboard boxes. Surfaces of equipment and cook area all have accumulations of food debris, grease. Floors throughout, especially under equipment and at floor/wall juncture, have accumulations of food debris, trash, grease.
Inspector: Kathleen McDuffie

Free Chapel
Worship Center
3001 McEver Road, Gainesville
Score:
96, Grade: A
Surfaces of equipment with grease, food debris. Floors under equipment have deteriorated.
Inspector: McDuffie

Tortas King
425 Atlanta Highway, Suite No. 8, Gainesville
Score:
96, Grade: A
Can opener, ladles, meat mallet, etc. with
food residue.
Inspector: Black

June 30

Gainesville State College Dining Services
3820 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood
Score:
100, Grade: A
Inspector: McDuffie

Burger and Shake No. 6
3630 Thompson Bridge Road Suite No. 14, Gainesville
Score:
89, Grade: B
Personal foods in kitchen. Handsink with cutting boards, cups inside. No stem thermometer to check food temperatures. Lettuce being stored on floor in kitchen, onions in opened bucket underneath handsink. Several food handlers without hair restraints. Single service items being washed out to reuse.
Inspector: Black

Jenny's Kitchen
2115 Athens Highway, Gainesville
Score:
100, Grade: A
Inspector: Black

July 1

China Garden
5900 Spout Springs Road, Suite L-12, Flowery Branch
Score:
49, Grade: U
No one at restaurant could answer basic food safety questions regarding hand washing, food handling required temperatures. No hot water to handsink or other sinks. Food stored in grocery bags and soy sauce buckets. Many foods in coolers uncovered. Interior of microwave with food splatters. Containers with condiments and ingredients at cook line covered in grease, food debris. Makeline cooler failing. No date marking system in place. Home type bug spray stored with food and single-serve items. Food stored on floor and crates in walk-in and kitchen. Single use, service items stored in greasy cardboard boxes with food debris. Gaskets on makeline, walk-in cooler and freezer damaged. Three-compartment-sink no longer attached to wall. Rice steamers are covered in aluminum foil and have saran wrap around lid held in place with a paper clip. Cardboard on surfaces greasy, dirty. Gaskets on all coolers have accumulations of mold, mildew, food debris, grease; all equipment surfaces have grease, food debris. Floors throughout have a heavy accumulation of food, grease, trash, water; there is a large amount of storage on the floor and on crates, which cannot be moved easily. Screen door has 6-inch gap at top with cardboard that does not close gap.
Inspector: McDuffie

Swirlin Twirlin
5900 Spout Springs Road Suite W-2, Flowery Branch
Score:
100, Grade: A
Inspector: McDuffie

Savannah King

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