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Kitchen Inspections March 27-March 31
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The following are among the food service establishments inspected from March 27-31 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.

MARCH 27

Chicopee Woods Golf Course

2515 Atlanta Highway, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Amanda Gill

 

Fairfield Inn and Suites

1755 Browns Bridge Road SW, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Donna Black

 

Reunion Country Club

5609 Grand Reunion Drive, Hoschton

Score: 99, Grade: A

Inspector: Donna Black

 

MARCH 28

Bell Minor Home

2200 Old Hamilton Place NE, Gainesville

Score: 96, Grade: A

Inspector: Lydia Hoffhines

 

Best Wester Plus Lake Lanier/Gainesville

4535 Oakwood Road, Oakwood

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Donna Black

 

Chestatee High School

3005 Sardis Road, Gainesville

Score: 99, Grade: A

Inspector: Evan Biles

 

Dean Myers Elementary School

2676 Candler Road, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Amanda Gill

 

El Griton Mexican Grill

415 Atlanta Highway, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Amanda Gill

 

Hampton Inn and Suites

4660 Holland Dam Road,

Flowery Branch

Score: 96, Grade: A

Inspector: Donna Black

 

Joe Muggs at Books-A-Million

150 Pearl Nix Parkway, Gainesville

Employee found to not be washing hands when switching tasks, such as accepting money and preparing food.

Score: 87, Grade: B

Inspector: Evan Biles

 

Jones Early Learning Development Center

1 Sixth St., Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Amanda Gill

 

Pizza Hut No. 025864

1398 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 98, Grade: A

Inspector: Donna Black

 

Subway No. 18114

2235 Jesse Jewell Parkway, Gainesville

Score: 87, Grade: B

No soap available in men’s restroom. There was trash and standing water sitting near the dumpster. Area must be kept clean in order to prevent the accumulation of pests.

Inspector: Lydia Hoffhines

 

Woods Mill Academy

715 Woods Mill Road, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Donna Black

 

MARCH 29

Academies of Discovery

3215 Poplar Springs Road, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Lydia Hoffhines

 

Easy B’s Kitchen

1547 Riverside Drive NE, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Laurie Wentworth

 

Gainesville High School

850 Century Place, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Donna Black

 

Johnson High School

3305 Poplar Springs Road, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Lydia Hoffhines

 

Orale La Taqueria

1411 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 85, Grade: B

Raw meats were stored above ready-to-eat foods and raw steak was not separated from raw chicken in the prep cooler. Foods must be separated and ready to consume foods must be stored above raw meats in order to prevent cross-contamination.

Inspector: Evan Biles

 

Sonic Braselton

7425 Spout Springs Road,

Flowery Branch

Score: 95, Grade: A

The floor of the walk-in cooler is buckling, preventing proper cleaning and drainage. Shelving, floors and equipment had heavy food residue; all must be cleaned at a frequency that will prevent the attraction of pests.

Inspector: Amanda Gill

 

Waffle House No. 1865

5536 McEver Road, Flowery Branch

Score: 66, Grade: U

Raw foods left uncovered in cooler. Ice machine had a buildup of black residue; machines must be clean to the sight. Cheese, lettuce, tomatoes and ham were not stored at the proper temperatures to avoid contamination. Milk was found with an expiration date of five days prior.

Inspector: Evan Biles

 

MARCH 30

Dairy Queen/Frontage Road

3156 Frontage Road, Gainesville

Score: 90, Grade: A

Chicken and gravy stored beneath heat lamp, but not at a food-safe temperature. Warm foods must be kept and served at a temperature of 135 degrees Fahrenheit. The most recent inspection report was not displayed.

Inspector: Evan Biles

 

Quillians Grill

4930 Cleveland Highway, Gainesville

Score: 91, Grade: A

Raw animal foods were being handled on the same table where ready-to-eat vegetables were being prepared. Raw animal products must be separated from ready-to-eat foods in order to prevent cross-contamination.

Inspector: Lydia Hoffhines

 

Starbucks No. 682

1931 Jesse Jewell Parkway, Gainesville

Score: 97, Grade: A

Inspector: Laurie Wentworth

 

West Hall High School

5500 McEver Road, Oakwood

Score: 96, Grade: A

Inspector: Evan Biles

 

MARCH 31

Centennial Arts Academy

852 Century Place, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Amanda Gill

 

El Rey Mexican Restaurant

380 Cleveland Highway, Clermont

Score: 80, Grade: B

Raw chicken filets stored above open package of ground beef and raw steaks in cooler. Raw foods must be stored in order of highest internal temperature needed when cooking.

Inspector: Evan Biles

 

Outback Steakhouse No. 1123

655 Dawsonville Highway, Gainesville

Score: 97, Grade: A

Inspector: Lydia Hoffhines

 

Taqueria El Rey

711 Industrial Boulevard, Gainesville

Score: 61, Grade: U

Two-door cooler was not cooling foods to 41 degrees and under, the temperature needed when storing foods to prevent cross-contamination. There has not been a Certified Food Safety Manager on staff since the restaurant’s opening. Employee found handling food without gloves.

Inspector: Laurie Wentworth

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