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Kitchen Inspections: Nov. 19
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The following are among the food service establishments inspected from Nov. 19 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.

Nov. 19


165 John W Morrow Jr Parkway, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Williams


Johnson High School

3305 Poplar Springs Road, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Amanda Gill


Lyman Hall Elementary School

2150 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville

Score: 96, Grade: A

Spray bottle of general purpose cleaner and spray bottle of sanitizer stored above prep sink in kitchen. Chemicals should be stored away from food and food contact surfaces, equipment, utensils and any other items that would be contaminated if the bottles were to fall and spill. These spray bottles can be used for cleaning and sanitizing of the area but must be properly stored away from this area after use.

Inspector: Wentworth


McEver Arts Academy

3265 Montgomery Drive, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Williams


Pizza Hut No. 4798

3815 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood

Score: 95, Grade: A

Boxes of dough stored on the floor of walk-in freezer. Food needs to be protected from contamination by storing it at least 6 inches off of the floor. Counter of beverage station peeling and exposing wood. All nonfood contact surfaces that are exposed to splash shall be constructed of a corrosion resistant, non-absorbent and smooth material. Both tables next to dishwasher were not sealed to the wall. Make line next to oven was not sealed to the wall. Equipment that is not easily movable needs to be sealed to walls to prevent seepage. Dish machine with heavy food buildup and debris. Hood above dish area was found with heavy grease and debris buildup. Nonfood contact surfaces need to be cleaned at a frequency to prevent accumulations. Wall behind three-compartment sink and prep line was found with heavy buildup of food debris. Floors under dish area, three-compartment sink, wing station and oven were found with heavy buildup of residue. Physical facilities need to be cleaned as often as necessary to prevent contamination of food products.

Inspector: Gill


The Hickory Pig

3605 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 96, Grade: A

Brunswick stew, ribs, pulled pork, cooked several days previous and were not labeled with date of preparation. Potentially hazardous foods prepared in-house and held over 24 hours need to be labeled with a date of preparation and must be used or discarded within seven days of preparation.

Inspector: Wentworth

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