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Kitchen Inspections: Nov. 24-Dec. 12
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The following are among the food service establishments inspected from Nov. 24-Dec. 12 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. 24

Subway No. 28943
5160 A Cleveland Highway, Gainesville
Score: 96, Grade: A
Employee wearing rings and bracelet; the only jewelry food handlers are allowed to wear is a plain ring such as a plain wedding band. Receptacle for cardboard has large holes along sides allowing entrance for rodents and pests. Drain plug missing on garbage receptacle.
Inspector: Erin Kincaid

Summer’s Landing At Limestone
2030 Windward Lane, Gainesville
Score: 95, Grade: A
Bulk food containers containing items such as flour, sugar, etc., without labels. Cooler next to stand-up freezer with water pooled in bottom; have cooler repaired so that it will not drip and do not store any foods in this nonpotable water.
Inspector: Donna Black

3724 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood
Score: 95, Grade: A
Tea nozzles with mold and mildew; must be cleaned and sanitized daily to prevent growth. Leak in walk-in freezer causing ice buildup; must be repaired so that nonpotable water does not drip onto food stored in walk-in freezer.
Inspector: Jennifer Wren

Nov. 25

Luna’s Restaurant
200 Main St. SW Suite 102, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Black

New Peking Garden
7338 Spout Springs Road Suite A2, Flowery Branch
Score: 86, Grade: B
Pork cooked day prior had temperature of 45 F and 46 F; cooling food items must reach 70 F from 135 F within two hours and from 135 F to 41 F or less within a total of six hours. Large container of pork in walk-in cooling; container is deep and overflowing, preventing food from cooling within the required amount of time. Inspection currently displayed is from Dec. 4, 2012; the most recent inspection must be displayed. Employee touching cellphone in kitchen; designate areas for employees to use cellphones in a place that prevents contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens and single-use items.
Inspector: Kincaid

Reunion Golf Club
5609 Grand Reunion Drive, Hoschton
Score: 96, Grade: A
Chemical sanitizing dishwasher not dispensing sanitizer or measuring on test strip.
Inspector: Kincaid

Nov. 26

The Oaks at Limestone
2560 Flintridge Road, Gainesville
Score: 96, Grade: A
Open employee beverage sitting on prep table at start of inspection; employee drinks should not be stored on prep tables or other food contact surfaces.
Inspector: Wren

Dec. 12

Domino’s Pizza No. 4101
4012 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood
Score: 98, Grade: A
Employee restroom door has no self-closer. Toilet in employee restroom with mold. Mop sink with food debris and dirt. Boxes accumulated outside of Dumpster; Dumpster area must be maintained clean and free of unnecessary items.
Inspector: Kincaid

El Guanaco
1714 Atlanta Highway-Unit C, Gainesville
Score: 96, Grade: A
No dates on ready-to-eat foods in cooler; all prepared ready-to-eat foods must have a seven day expiration date.
Inspector: Black

Funnel Cakes at Lanier Islands
7000 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Laurie Wentworth

Gainesville Bowling Center
2317 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville
Score: 92, Grade: A
Raw ground beef, hot dogs and coleslaw in opened packages, but with no date marking. After opening packages, must mark with date of opening or disposition. Keep for seven days, including the day of opening. Employees in kitchen not wearing hair restraints; food-handling employees must wear a hat or hair net to restrain loose hair. Wooden shelving in walk-in cooler with paint chipping, revealing wood beneath; must be repainted with epoxy paint to create a smooth, cleanable surface.
Inspector: Wren

Longstreet Cafe Too
405 Pearl Nix Parkway, Gainesville
Score: 93, Grade: A
Employee drinks in coffee mugs, cans, water bottles and thermoses throughout the kitchen. Employee drinks must be in a single-service cup with a secure lid and a straw and stored in a manner that prevents contamination. Containers and boxes of raw animal products stored on floor in freezer. Food must be stored at least 6 inches off the ground to prevent contamination and allow for easy cleaning. Employees working with food wearing rubber bracelets and watches; only plain bands, such as a plain wedding band, may be worn in the kitchen. Wet wiping cloths being stored on countertops and not in sanitizing solution; cloths in-use for wiping counters and other equipment must be held in sanitizer solution when not in use.
Inspector: Kincaid

Riverside Military Academy
2001 Riverside Drive, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Black

Sweet Magnolias
118 Main St. SW Suite 10, Gainesville
Score: 96, Grade: A
Boxes of food stored on floor of walk-in freezer. Food must be stored at least 6 inches above floor surface. Personal item stored above 3-comp sink. Employee belongings must be stored away from food and food contact surfaces in a designated area for employee use.
Inspector: Wren


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