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Kitchen Inspections Nov. 21-22
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The following are among the food service establishments inspected from Oct. 24-27 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.

NOV. 21

Buffalo Wild Wings

1185 Dawsonville Highway, Gainesville

Score: 99, Grade: A

 

Burger And Shake II

5866 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch

Score: 100, Grade: A

 

Firehouse Subs No. 801

5911 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch

Score: 100, Grade: A

 

Locos Deli

601 South Enota Drive, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

 

Moonie’s Texas Barbecue

5545 Atlanta Highway, Flowery Branch

Score: 95, Grade: A

 

Waffle House No. 1178

1240 Candler Road, Gainesville

Score: 91, Grade: A

Whole cuts of beef and pork observed being stored below ground beef in the reach-in cooler.

 

Waffle House No. 1543

509 Dawsonville Highway, Gainesville

Score: 99, Grade: A

 

Wendy’s Old Fashioned Hamburgers No. 20

416 Shallowford Road, Gainesville

Score: 96, Grade: A

 

Zaxby’s 

4906 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford

Score: 97, Grade: A

 

NOV. 22

Arby’s No. 5421

3652 Mundy Mill Road, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

 

Marisqueria Playa Azul

1736 Atlanta Highway, Gainesville

Score: 96, Grade: A

 

El Sombrero No. 9

601 South Enota Drive, Gainesville

Score: 85, Grade: B

Bulk containers of spices in dry storage room were found with missing lids or lids that were not snapped into place over the containers. An accumulation of debris and residue was found along the baffle and interior surfaces/components of ice machine. Food debris and residue was observed on clean pans, containers and cutting boards. 

McDonald’s No. 35656

2010 Limestone Parkway, Gainesville

Score: 92, Grade: A

Hand sink at back of kitchen was observed with no paper towels available. Dish machine was found to have no detectable level of sanitizer. 

Subway No. 62383

1470 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 92, Grade: A

Accumulation of dough and food debris found on clean bread forms stored under the prep table. Bread forms and plastic containers were found stacked wet-nested.

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