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Kitchen inspections, May 30-June 4
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May 15

Third Coast Grille Inc.

5390 Friendship Road, Buford

Score: 96, Grade: A

Pans stored wet.

Inspector: Kathleen McDuffie

Dean Myers Elementary School

2676 Candler Road, Gainesville

Score: 96, Grade: A

Slicer with dried food debris on blade cradle.

Inspector: Laurie Wentworth

Tadmore Elementary

3278 Gillsville Highway, Gainesville

Score: 96, Grade: A

Hot water sanitizing dishwasher not reaching required 160 degrees for wash cycle on gauge or maintaining 180 degrees on gauge for final rinse.

Inspector: Wentworth

Westminster Christian School

1397 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 96, Grade: A

Mold and mildew on ice machine baffle. Dried food debris on can opener.

Inspector: McDuffie

Morningside Assisted Living

2435 Limestone Parkway, Gainesville

Score: 99, Grade: A

Microwave has dried food debris.

Inspector: McDuffie

Pizza K

250 Dawsonville Highway, Gainesville

Score: 95, Grade: A

Pizza press roller not clean. Exhaust and filters with grease build up.

Inspector: Collins

Mama Ruth’s

804 Atlanta Highway, Gainesville

Score: 94, Grade: A

Hand blower in men’s room out of order. Lights in rear prep room not shielded. Inadequate lighting in waitress area and main kitchen. Exhaust hood over fryers and flat grill and filters need cleaning, grease build-up.

Inspector: Collins

Outback Steakhouse

655 Dawsonville Highway, Gainesville

Score: 98, Grade: A

Gaskets on coolers have a small amount of food debris. Dumpster area has an accumulation of trash.

Inspector: McDuffie

 

May 30

Turnstile Deli/Falcon Complex

4400 Falcon Parkway, Flowery Branch

Score: 96, Grade: A

Knives stored in knife rack with food residue/greasy.

Inspector: Wentworth

El Arrtojito

1714 Atlanta Highway, Gainesville

Score: 90, Grade: A

Serving utensils and knives stored in Lexan container of standing water at outdoor concession. Cut watermelons stored for sale in concession cooler and in inside concession in both coolers not maintaining 41 degrees or below (60/65 F) after being prepared and refrigerated more than four hours earlier.

Inspector: Wentworth

Thai Dish

5911 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch

Score: 83, Grade: B

Hand sink in kitchen not stocked. Foods uncovered in make line, reach in, dry storage. Ice machine has mold and mildew on baffle; cutting boards have a heavy accumulation of mold and mildew. Shrimp thawing in sink. Thermometers missing from coolers. Storage on floor. Cleaning cloths on counters, tables, equipment, etc. Rice scoops in room temperature water. Silverware for customer use stored in bins that have dried food debris, etc. Gaskets on make line and reach-in coolers torn. Gaskets have a heavy accumulation of mold and mildew, interior of all coolers and freezers have heavy food debris; exterior of coolers and freezers have heavy coating of grease and dried food. Kitchen floors, walls and ceilings have a coating of grease and food.

Inspector: McDuffie

Papa Jack’s Country Kitchen

7437 B Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch

Score: 83, Grade: B

Foods uncovered in walk-in. Ice machine and drink dispensers have mold and mildew. Foods placed in walk-in cooler previous night above required temperature — corrected on site. Storage on floor of kitchen, freezer, walk-in cooler. Cleaning cloths on sinks, counters, equipment, etc. Grease container and surrounding area have an accumulation of grease.

Inspector: McDuffie

June 2

Days Inn

520 Queen City Parkway, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Donna Black

Waffle House

7415 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch

Score: 91, Grade: A

Drink fountain nozzles have black grime build up. Ice machine has mold on baffle. Sanitizer buckets have less than 50 ppm of chlorine in solution, one cloth stored beside bucket and one cloth stored in an empty bucket. Inside of coolers need better cleaning. Wall around trash can has old food debris build up. Shelf below grill needs cleaned. Need leak fixed at hand sink.

Inspector: Lydia Hoffman

Kudzu Coffee

1240 Jesse Jewell Parkway, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspection report will need to be moved. Need CFSM by Dec. 1, 2009.

Inspector: Hoffman

Ninja Steak House

5753 Old Winder Highway, Braselton

Score: 93, Grade: A

Knives stored on knife magnet with food residue on the blades. Peelers stored with food debris. Box of frozen scallops on drain board of meat sink for thawing.

Inspector: Wentworth

Burger King

403 Pearl Nix Parkway, Gainesville

Score: 95, Grade: A

Utensils on drying rack have dried food debris and residue. Grease spilled all over ground from full grease trap in Dumpster area. Floors in chemical room and cooler need better cleaning.

Inspector: Hoffman

June 3

Super 8 Motel

541 Dorsey St., Gainesvillle

Score: 93, Grade: A

Several rooms with holes in bedspreads. Holes in chairs in several rooms. Rules of continental breakfast are not being followed.

Inspector: Black

Athena’s Pizza

6986 McEver Road, Buford

Score: 90, Grade: A

Meatballs not all reheated to 165 degrees for hot holding. Grease accumulation on top of grease container. Dumpster area with accumulation of trash.

Inspector: Wentworth

Rebecca’s Catering

3350 Shoreland Drive, Buford

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Wentworth

Common Grounds Coffee Shoppe

5510 Main St., Flowery Branch

Score: 94, Grade: A

Slicer with food residue on back on blade. Dish machine not dispensing sanitizer. Single-service cups on floor in crate. Top of reach-in cooler including shelving with food residue.

Inspector: Black

El Ranchito Mexican

1834 Atlanta Highway, Gainesville

Score: 78, Grade: C

Hand sink blocked with dishes, blender. All foods uncovered in storage. Cutting boards have a heavy accumulation of mold and mildew. Reheating beans on steam table since opening. Storage on floor. Employee not wearing hair restraint. Most surfaces covered with aluminum foil. Floors need cleaning.

Inspector: McDuffie

Taqueria El Mirador No. 3

2275 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 83, Grade: B

No hand towels. Food uncovered in storage. Cutting boards have a heavy accumulation of mold and mildew. Meats on counter out of temperature.

Inspector: McDuffie

Taqueria El Mirador No. 4

2275 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 89, Grade: B

One hand sink had no towels or soap, one hand sink had no towels, both hand sinks were blocked with trash, etc. Foods uncovered in storage. Cutting boards have an accumulation of mold and mildew. Thermometers missing in several coolers and freezer.

Inspector: McDuffie

June 4

Vinny’s NY Pizza & Grill

4977 Friendship Road, Buford

Score: 77, Grade: C

Foods uncovered in coolers. Mold and mildew on cutting boards, ice machine baffle, can opener and slicer stored with dried food debris. Make line cooler behind cook line is not maintaining required temperatures. Thermometers missing from several coolers. Storage on floor. Ice scoop stored handle down in ice. Gaskets on pizza make line torn and split.

Inspector: McDuffie

Johnny’s NY Style Pizza

7380 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch

Score: 85, Grade: B

Mold and mildew on ice machine baffle and cutting boards, can opener stored with dried food debris, pizza "paddles" stored with dried food. Spray bottles not labeled. Make line coolers struggling to maintain required temperatures, small cooler has an accumulation of water in the bottom. Thermometers missing in some coolers. Counters, shelves have accumulation of food debris, make line gaskets full of food debris. Ware washer not dispensing sanitizer. Ceiling tiles in kitchen have an accumulation of dirt and grease.

Inspector: McDuffie

Bullfrogs

7000 Holiday Road, Buford

Score: 94, Grade: A

Regular glasses being used for drinks in kitchen. First make line cooler in kitchen with condensate leaking into box from compressor. Floors need better cleaning under equipment.

Inspector: Wentworth

Loco’s Deli

601 S. Enota, Gainesville

Score: 96, Grade: A

Drink station nozzles have mold buildup.

Inspector: Hoffman

Emerald Pointe Resort & Conference Center

7000 Holiday Road, Buford

Score: 82, Grade: B

Bottled water at prep table in kitchen. Tea nozzles all with build up of mold on nipple inside spigot. Hot-water sanitizing dish machine not reaching required 180 degrees (161 internally) during final rinse. One of the prep coolers not maintaining potentially hazardous foods at required 41 degrees or less. Frying pans and small hotel pans being used to serve bulk foods.

Inspector: Wentworth

Little Yellow Coffeehouse

1447 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 89, Grade: B

Ashes from cigarettes on counter and floor in food prep area. Dishes, gloves, basket, filter and coat hanger in the hand washing sink. Containers holding smoothie mix and coffee sauces have mold growing on them. Inside of microwave dirty with food debris. Lots of crumbs on floor and walls need wiped down. Dust accumulation on fan in food prep area.

Inspector: Hoffman

Long John Silvers

1281 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville

Score: 85, Grade: B

Ice machine has mold build up behind the baffle. Hushpuppy batter at 72 degrees with no record log or date marker. Seals and doors for cooler need cleaned and repaired. Cooler not maintaining 41 degrees and below. Freezer floor has shrimp, corn, bread batter and crumbs under racks.

Inspector: Hoffman

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