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Kitchen Inspections: May 1-May 7
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The following are among the food service establishments inspected from May 1-7 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.

May 1

Kentucky Fried Chicken
No. 18
3711 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood
Score: 95, Grade: A
No splash guard installed on hand sink next to clean side of three-compartment sink. After sanitizing, dishes are allowed to air dry on three-compartment sink drain board; this allows clean dishes to become re-contaminated by splashing. Clean dishes must be protected from splash. Install a 12-inch splash guard between the two sinks. Sides of fryers with buildup of grease and food residue; clean this equipment and keep it clean. Floors under fryers found with buildup of oil and grease. Floor under shelf next to ice machine and floor behind water heater found with accumulation of food debris. Clean these areas as often as necessary to keep them clean.
Inspector: Erin Kincaid

North Hall High School
4885 Mount Vernon Road, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Kincaid

Smoothie King No. 791
890 Dawsonville Highway Suite E, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Kincaid


May 4

Firehouse Subs
3650 Mundy Mill Road, Gainesville
Score: 99, Grade: A
Accumulation of refuse behind dumpster; clean this area and keep it clean to discourage the attraction of pests and rodents. Floor under ice machine and drive-thru drink machine needs to be cleaned; clean this area often enough to keep it clean.
Inspector: Kincaid

World Language Academy at Chestnut Mountain
4670 Winder Highway, Flowery Branch
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Kincaid

Zaxby’s No. 00-304
995 Riverside Drive, Gainesville
Score: 83, Grade: B
Potentially hazardous foods (raw chicken, salad dressing, and cooked eggs) in the salad make-line cooler not kept at 41 F or below. Potentially hazardous foods must be kept at temperatures of 41 F or below. Monitor temperatures and keep potentially hazardous foods on ice until unit can be serviced. Back hand sink not reaching required water temperature of 100 F. All hand sinks must be supplied with water at least 100 F. Many flies observed in kitchen. The presence of pests must be controlled at the facility. Both walk-in cooler and freezer are located outside the facility; keep door to kitchen closed when walking between kitchen and walk-in cooler and freezer.
Inspector: Kincaid

May 5

Bruster’s
165 John W. Morrow Jr. Parkway, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Kincaid

Burger and Shake II
5866 Spout Springs Road Suite C, Flowery Branch
Score: 86, Grade: B
Employee placed raw beef patties on grill with gloved hands then placed ready-to-eat bun on grill without removing gloves and washing hands. Hands must be washed when switching between working with raw food and ready-to-eat foods. Wet wiping cloths stored on counters; between uses wiping cloths must be stored in sanitizer. Employee placed raw beef patties on grill with gloved hands then placed ready-to-eat bun on grill without removing gloves; single-use gloves shall be used for only one task. Floors under fryers with accumulation of food debris and oil and grease; clean this area and keep it clean.
Inspector: Kincaid

Flowery Branch High School
6603 Spout Springs Road,
Flowery Branch
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Kincaid

May 6

C.W. Davis Middle School
4450 Hog Mountain Road,
Flowery Branch
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Holly Cochran

Cabos Mex Grill II
7367 Spout Springs Road Suite 150, Flowery Branch
Score: 85, Grade: B
Cheese residue was found on slicer and food debris found on drinking glass on shelf next to three-compartment sink. Food contact surfaces must be clean to sight and touch. Ten containers of cheese dip in the walk in cooler ranged from 47-51 degrees Fahrenheit. Two containers of cooked ground beef were 47 and 48 degrees Fahrenheit. All potentially hazardous foods must be maintained at 41 degrees Fahrenheit or below. Handle was stored in product in container of salmon and onion mixture in the single door cooler. Scoops may be stored in product only if the handle remains above the food product surface to prevent contamination from hand contact. Dumpster was missing drain plug; must have drain plug to prevent the attraction of pests and rodents.
Inspector: Cochran

East Hall Middle School
4120 E Hall Road, Gainesville
Score: 96, Grade: A
Hot water sanitizing machine was reading 35 psi; psi must read between 15-25.
Inspector: Kincaid

Golden Jar
4009 Winder Highway Suite 290, Flowery Branch
Score: 97, Grade: A
Test strips missing for chlorine sanitizer; replace so that sanitizer levels can be tested. Floors underneath dry storage area and bulk food area found with large food residue; clean floors and keep clean.
Inspector: Donna Black

Kona Ice of Greater Gainesville-Base of Operation
1706 Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard SE, Suite 1400, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Laurie Wentworth

Kona Ice of Greater Gainesville-Mobile Unit
1706 Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard SE, Suite 1400, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Wentworth

Lanier Career Center
2723 Tumbling Creek Road Suite A, Gainesville
Score: 94, Grade: A
Inside ice machine tray where water is held and run through machine for ice formation with buildup of slime mold around water line. To prevent buildup, clean inside the ice machine more frequently. Three out of four dumpsters inside dumpster enclosure are missing drain plugs. To prevent liquid trash from leaking out and insects and rodents from gaining entry into the dumpsters, these drain holes must have tight fitting plugs.
Inspector: Wentworth

Mr. Edd’s Pizza Plus
5205 Cleveland Highway, Suite 5, Clermont
Score: 94, Grade: A
Employee water bottle and coffee travel mug on prep surface. Employee drinks must be in a single-service cup with a lid and a straw and stored in a manner that prevents contamination of prep surfaces, equipment and utensils.
Inspector: Kincaid

Project Success Lanier Career Academy
2723 Tumbling Creek Road Suite A, Gainesville
Score: 98, Grade: A
Three out of the four dumpsters inside dumpster enclosure are missing drain plugs. To prevent liquid trash from leaking out and insects and rodents from gaining entry into the dumpsters, these drain holes must have tight fitting plugs. Soiled kitchenware and utensils taken to main Career Center kitchen for cleaning and sanitizing.
Inspector: Wentworth

Subway No. 28943
5160 A Cleveland Highway, Gainesville
Score: 94, Grade: A
Employee with watch and rings; the only jewelry food handlers are allowed to wear is a plain ring, such as a wedding band. Receptacle found with large holes on sides allowing entrance for rodents and pests. Receptacles must be maintained in good repair. Receptacle was missing drain plug.
Inspector: Kincaid

May 7

Little Caesars No. 1592-8
3630 Thompson Bridge Road Suite 16, Gainesville
Score: 92, Grade: A
Bottled and canned drinks found throughout the kitchen. Employee drinks must be in single-service cups with a secure lid and straw and stored in a manner that prevents contamination of prep surfaces, equipment and utensils. Boxes of dipping sauces under front counter and vegetables in walk-in cooler stored on floor. Food must be stored at least 6 inches off the floor to prevent contamination and allow for easy cleaning. Many cardboard boxes were surrounding cardboard and garbage receptacles. Refuse areas must be maintained in a clean manner. Clean this area and keep it clean. Floors under the shelving in walk-in found with accumulation of food debris. Clean this area often enough to keep it clean.
Inspector: Kincaid

Subway
3630 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville
Score: 96, Grade: A
Spray bottles with no label; all chemicals must be labeled with their common name.
Inspector: Kincaid

Subway No. 14228
1220 Thompson Bridge Road NE, Gainesville
Score: 93, Grade: A
Nozzles on soda machine with buildup of black mold and mildew. Wash, rinse and sanitize nozzles and diffusers as often as necessary to prevent buildup. Floors under shelving in kitchen found with accumulation of dust and debris. Clean these areas as often as necessary to keep them clean.
Inspector: Kincaid

White Sulphur Elementary
2480 Old Cornelia Highway, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Kincaid
Elise Perkins

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