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Kitchen Inspections: June 9-15
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The following are among the food service establishments inspected from June 4-9 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, contact the Hall County Environmental Health Department at 770-531-3973.

 

June 9

Chick-Fil-A No. 3548
805 Dawsonville Highway NW, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Laurie Wentworth

Johnny’s BBQ Inc.
1710 Cleveland Highway, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Donna Black

Maw Maw & Paw Paw’s Cafe
6286 Ga. Highway 52, Gillsville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Wentworth

Skate Country
2276 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Erin Kincaid

Waffle House No. 2120
2555 Limestone Parkway NE, Gainesville
Score: 98, Grade: A
Employee was drying utensils that had just been washed with a paper towel. All equipment and utensils must air dry to properly sanitize. Dumpster doors were open; keep doors closed at all times to prevent the attraction of pests and rodents.
Inspector: Holly Cochran

June 10

Further Grill-Base of Operation
5322 Allen Road, Oakwood
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Laurie Wentworth

Further Grill-Mobile Unit
5322 Allen Road, Oakwood
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Wentworth

La Estacion Restaurant & Grill
920 Main St., Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Black

Ninja Steak House
5753 Old Winder Highway, Braselton
Score: 97, Grade: A
Green onions were washed and then put over cardboard box to dry; do not use cardboard box as this could contaminate foods since the box is not sanitized. Packages of imitation crab meat stored in same container as prepped and cut crab meat; these packages could possibly contaminate foods so do not store packages in with prepped foods.
Inspector: Black

June 11

El Sombrero No. 5
3640 Mundy Mill Road Suite 136, Gainesville
Score: 90, Grade: A
Foods such as chili rellenos, chicken, beef, tomatoes were found in cooler with temps 51-53 F; food must stay 41 F or below. Cheese dip sitting out for use on counter at 94 F; cheese dip must stay at 135 F or higher for hot holding. Line prep cooler leaking condensate water. Two-door stand up cooler with internal temperature of 55 F; repair person contacted to repair coolers.
Inspector: Black

Mulligan’s at Reunion Golf Club
7000 Grand Reunion Drive, Hoschton
Score: 91, Grade: A
Hot dogs and hamburgers on grill with temperatures of 80-85 F; foods must hold at 135 F or higher at all times.
Inspector: Black

Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton
1404 River Place, Braselton
Score: 96, Grade: A
Hand-washing signage was missing from all the hand sinks in the serving area and in restrooms used by employees; a sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands needs to be provided and clearly visible at all hand-washing sinks used by food employees. Water pressure gauge to measure final rinse pressure for hot water sanitizing dish machine is not working. Must have pressure gauge in working order so that required final rinse pressure of 15-25 PSI can be verified for hot water sanitizing; hot water covers dish or utensil surfaces for effective sanitizing. Hand-washing sink on serving line for grill employees and sandwich employees to use is not supplied with the required 100 F water for hand washing; water only reaching 73 F.
Inspector: Wentworth

The Georgia Mountain Food Bank, Inc
1642 Calvary Industrial Drive, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Wentworth

June 15

Hollywood 15 Cinemas
120 Greenhill Circle NW, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Kincaid

La Flor De Jalisco
1299 Industrial Blvd., Gainesville
Score: 88, Grade: B
Drinks in unapproved containers in kitchen; if drink is needed in kitchen then a single-service cup with a straw and lid is needed. Food in coolers was being stored without being covered; keep all foods covered in storage to prevent possible contamination. Food handlers were not wearing a proper hair restraint; must wear a hat or hairnet.
Inspector: Black

Natural Juice Cafe
2480 Limestone Parkway, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Kincaid

New Horizon Lanier Park
675 White Sulphur Road, Gainesville
Score: 91, Grade: A
One tray of chicken puree molds and one container of mashed potatoes were hot held in the hot hold cabinet at 123 and 118 F, respectively. Items had been hot holding for 30 minutes. All hot held foods must maintain a minimum temperature of 135 F.
Inspector: Cochran

Elise Perkins

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