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Kitchen inspections: Sept. 21
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The following are among the food service establishments inspected from Sept. 21-27 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 food service 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. Food service 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.

Sept. 21

New Horizon
Lanier Park
675 White Sulphur Road, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Kathleen McDuffie

Subway No. 14228
1220 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Laurie Wentworth

Sept. 24

North Hall Middle School
4856 Rilla Road, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: McDuffie

Lula Elementary School
6130 Chattahoochee St., Lula
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: McDuffie

Laurel Wood/Northeast Georgia Medical Center
200 Wisteria Drive, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: McDuffie

Sept. 25

E.E. Butler Headstart/Pre-K
1300 Old Athens Highway, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Donna Black

Loco’s Deli
601 S. Enota Drive, Gainesville
Score: 97, Grade: A
Containers with broken edges, cracks and melted. Seams in floor of walk-in cooler coming apart. Floors throughout entire kitchen with food, grease residue especially behind fryers, ice machine and other equipment; ceiling tiles with food residue, grease.
Inspector: Black

Friends Cafe at Spout Springs Library
6488 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: McDuffie

World Language Academy at Chestnut Mountain
4670 Winder Highway, Flowery Branch
Score: 93, Grade: A
Sanitizer pressure at warewasher below required 15-25 psi. Small amount of mold, mildew still on icemaker baffle. Gaskets on most equipment need much better cleaning, more frequently.
Inspector: McDuffie

Martin Technology Academy of Math and Science
4216 Martin Road, Flowery Branch
Score: 92, Grade: A
Pressure gauge on warewasher is stuck in green zone (15-25 psi) does not move, cannot tell if pressure is sanitizing. Accumulations on top of warewasher.
Inspector: McDuffie

Sept. 26

Arby’s No. 5421
3652 Mundy Mill Road, Gainesville
Score: 98, Grade: A
Clean utensils being hung on rack that has cleaning brushes hanging from hooks. Light shield peeling underneath fry station, two black end caps missing from plastic sheath on light indry storage and bulb not shatter proof coating over dessert holding area.
Inspector: Black

Sept. 27

1062 Thompson Bridge Road Suite 1, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Shelby Finch

Anastasia’s Tea Room
109 Washington St. SW, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Finch

Centennial Arts Academy
815 Century Place, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Finch

American Legion Post 7
2343 Riverside Drive, Gainesville
Score: 91, Grade: A
Ice machine baffel in bar with slime, mold growth on bottom edge. Soda gun nozzle (bar) with some buildup of mold inside nozzle and on diffuser. No thermometer (food temperature measuring device) available to monitor the temperature of cooked, reheated and hot and cold held foods. No test strips for monitoring the strength of sanitizer used in 3-compartment sink for sanitizing kitchenware, utensils after cleaning and rinsing.
Inspector: Wentworth

Wing City2City
1039 Athens St. SE, Gainesville
Score: 96, Grade: A
Doors to cabinets, fans, coolers, outsides of coolers, inside cabinets, hood system all with food, grease residue. Floors throughout entire kitchen, especially underneath fryers, with grease accumulation. Walls and ceiling with grease, food residue.
Inspector: Black

Tortas King
425 Atlanta Highway Suite 8, Gainesville
Score: 87, Grade: B
Beef and pork sitting on top of steam table with temps 108-115 F. Scoops with handles buried in ice and bulk food containers. Test strips missing for types of sanitizer using.
Inspector: Black

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