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Kitchen inspections June 6-13
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Great American Grill

1735 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Donna Black

Dockside Grill

6800 Lights Ferry Road, Flowery Branch

Score: 87, Grade: B

Food-contact surfaces need to be cleaned and sanitized. Containers not properly labeled. Utensils not properly stored.

Inspector: Kathleen McDuffie

Harbour Point Yacht Club

3313 Harbour Point Parkway, Gainesville

Score: 90, Grade: A

Employees preparing ready-to-eat food with bare hands. Reach in cooler has been broken for two weeks. Dumpster lid open. Floors have an accumulation of food debris.

Inspector: McDuffie

La Flor De Jalisco

1299 Industrial Blvd., Gainesville

Score: 61, Grade: U

Cook handling ready-to-eat foods without gloves. No towels at only hand sink. Repeat violation: Foods uncovered in coolers. Repeat violation: Raw meat stored in grocery stacks. Meats in make line above required temperature. Bulky foods cooling in large, deep pans and five-gallon buckets. Repeat violation: Thermometers missing in coolers/freezers. Storage on floors. Repeat violation: Aluminum foil on tables, shelves, etc. Warewasher sanitizer level at 0 ppm for bleach.

Inspector: McDuffie

Hilton Garden Inn Gainesville

1735 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Black

PMTD Restaurants LLC/DBA KFC

1904 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Laurie Wentworth


Schlotzky’s Deli

302 Broad St., Gainesville

Score: 82, Grade: B

Drink nozzles have a small accumulation of mold/mildew; ice maker baffle has dirt, mold/mildew. Cutting boards have mold/mildew. Make-line cooler struggling to maintain required temperatures. Employee’s bottled drink left in ice machine.

Inspector: McDuffie

El Sombrero

601 S. Enota Drive, Gainesville

Score: 89, Grade: B

Walk-in cooler not maintaining required temperatures.

Inspector: McDuffie

Crossroads Deli & Yogurt

2888 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 99, Grade: A

Ceiling vent in dry storage and box fan in food prep area need to be cleaned. Bathroom vent needs cleaning.

Inspector: Lydia Hoffman

Easy Caribbean & American Cuisine

209 Jesse Jewell Parkway, Gainesville

Score: 92, Grade: A

Foods stored in cooler need lids. Apple turnover filling needs a cover. Foods in freezer need covering. No sanitizer registering on test strips for sanitizer solution in three-compartment sink. Cabbage stored in bags sitting on floor. No sanitizer registering on test strips for sanitizer buckets. Bottom shelf of freezer needs cleaned.

Inspector: Hoffman

Jakes Catering at Liberty Mutual

2875 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 93, Grade: A

Need a food probe thermometer. Raw eggs stored above ready-to-eat foods. Cloths used to wipe down food contact surfaces are dipped in soapy water at dish sink. No test strips are available to measure concentration of sanitizer.

Inspector: Hoffman


Flamers Grill/Oh! Burrito

150 Pearl Nix Parkway Suite E5, Gainesville

Score: 60, Grade: U

Two employees working, neither has training in required temperatures, sanitizer levels, hand washing requirements and correct usage. No designated person in charge. Employees not washing hands before changing gloves. Neither hand washing sink in kitchen is stocked with paper towels or soap. Foods held in make line above required temperatures. Foods held in make line below required temperatures. No thermometers in some coolers/freezer. Repeat violation: Storage on floors. Repeat violation: Ice scoops stored with handles in ice. Repeat violation: Gaskets on coolers have an accumulation of food debris and mold/mildew. Repeat violation: Floors need to be thoroughly and frequently cleaned. Walls need to be cleaned of the deposit of splatter/dry food. No lighting in walk-in freezer.

Inspector: McDuffie

Pupuseria El Guanoco

3616 Atlanta Highway, Flowery Branch

Score: 69, Grade: U

Repeat violation: Hand sink in kitchen blocked and not stocked with paper towels. Hand sink in bar not stocked with soap. Hand sink in restroom not stocked with paper towels or soap. Walk-in and make line not maintaining temperatures. Repeat violation: No thermometers in coolers/freezers. Repeat violation: Wiping cloths on counters, tables, equipment, etc. Gaskets on make line torn/split and holding an accumulation of dried food debris. Repeat violation: Floors in kitchen and bar have a heavy accumulation of food debris and grime. Repeat violation: Fire suppression system requires service.

Inspector: McDuffie


New York’s Famous Beef Franks

996 Athens St., Suite D, Gainesville

Score: 85, Grade: B

Cakes and BBQ chicken being prepared at home for restaurant service. 10 pound chub of frozen hamburger thawing in meat sink. Ice for drinks being stored in grocery bags. All chest freezers without thermometers inside.

Inspector: Wentworth

Golden Garden

150 Pearl Nix Parkway, Gainesville

Score: 81, Grade: B

Cutting bards have an accumulation of mold/mildew. Walk-in freezer is frozen over. Cooler is struggling to maintain required temperatures and foods are out of temperature. Repeat violation: gaskets on make line cooler and ice maker re split and covered in mold/mildew. Floors, walls and ceiling have heavy accumulation of dirt, foods, etc. Hood vents have an accumulation of grease.

Inspector: McDuffie

Catering by Our House

5190 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Hoffman

June 12


3446 Winder Highway, Flowery Branch

Score: 97, Grade: A

Sushi chef not wearing hair restraint.

Inspector: McDuffie


1402 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 75, Grade: C

Repeat violation: No paper towels at hand sink. Repeat violation: Ice maker has mold/mildew on baffle; drink dispenser nozzles in need of thorough cleaning. Walk-in cooler struggling to maintain required temperature. Storage on floor. Gaskets on make-line doors are torn and have mold, mildew and food debris.

Inspector: McDuffie

La Finca

425 Atlanta Highway Suite No. 8, Gainesville

Score: 81, Grade: B

No soap at hand sink in kitchen or paper towels in ladies restroom. Ready-to-eat foods have been held more that 24 hours with no dates. Stem thermometers are not calibrated properly. Personal items on shelves with items for customers. Cloth storage bucket with sanitizer being stored on floor; water extremely dirty and no level of sanitizer in water. Single service plates and napkins stored on floor. Test strips used to check levels of bleach sanitizer missing. Roaches in kitchen underneath prep sink and all inside soap dispenser at hand sink in kitchen.

Inspector: Black

Gainesville Civic Center

830 Green St., Gainesville

Score: 94, Grade: A

Food debris on floor in kitchen and in mop room. Roaches seen throughout kitchen and mop room.

Inspector: Black



2151 Dawsonville Highway, Gainesville

Score: 91, Grade: A

Chemical sanitizing dish machine not dispensing any chemicals. Containers of crab queso dated June 4 that should have been discarded on June 10. Walk-in cooler with condensate drip from drain. Containers of potatoes soaking stored underneath evaporator.

Inspector: Wentworth

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