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Kitchen inspections: April 16-20
Kitchen Inspections
The following are among the food service establishments inspected from April 16-20 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.

April 16

2550 Atlanta Highway, Gainesville
Score: 92, Grade: A
Observed sanitizer bucket with dish clothes and Qac Sanitizer reading of 0ppm; observed wiping cloth on prep top table in front of oven.
Inspector: Alex Reid

Cafe Cancun Bar and Grill, Inc.

5200 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville
Score: 91, Grade: A
Observed ground beef in the walk in cooler unit above required 41F or below.
Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu

Chicken Salad Chick #75
1122 Dawsonville Highway, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu

Flowery Branch Elementary School
5544 Radford Road, Flowery Branch
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Alex Reid

Oakwood Elementary School
4500 Allen Street, Oakwood
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Evan Biles

Waffle House #1865
5536 McEver Road, Flowery Branch
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Evan Biles

April 17
Longstreet Cafe Too

405 Pearl Nix Parkway, Gainesville
Score: 87, Grade: B
Observed employees drinking from an open cup at the buffet area of the facility; facility does not have a written procedure and a spill kit for a fecal or vomit incident; observed various TCS foods cold holding at temperatures above 41F; observed various TCS foods hot holding at temperatures below 135F.
Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu

April 18
Little Caesars #3393-030

3885 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood
Score: 94, Grade: A
Observed diced ham and sausage without date labeling located inside reach-in cooler; observed scoop utensils with handle down inside container touching marinara sauce; observed shelves above 3 compartment sink where sanitized dishes and utensils were stored with sticky, and built up food debris.
Inspector: Alex Reid

Mount Vernon Elementary
4844 Jim Hood Road, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Evan Biles

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

Sonic Drive-In #6575
400 Pearl Nix Parkway, Gainesville
Score: 83, Grade: B
Observed employee handle raw bacon with gloved hand then proceed to handle a ready to eat pretzel with the same pair of gloves; soda drink nozzle dispenser in dining area found to contain build up of mold; crate of individual milk cartoons discovered to be expired by over one week; leak coming from soda device in top corner of dry storage area.
Inspector: Evan Biles

WnB Factory
1943 Jesse Jewell Parkway, Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu

April 20
Frances Meadows Aquatic and Community Center

1545 Community Way N.E., Gainesville
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Lydia Hoffhines

La Mejor de Michoacan #2
405 Atlanta Highway, Gainesville
Score: 91, Grade: A
Fruit water mixtures containing various fruits and milk cooling for 3.5 hours recorded at 54-56F, above required 41F.
Inspector: Evan Biles

2151 Dawsonville Highway, Gainesville
Score: 99, Grade: A
Ice machine with a broken pipe above ice dispenser. Rust build up along the inside wall of the ice machine.
Inspector: Alex Reid

Sweet Magnolia’s
118 Main Street S.W., Gainesville
Score: 97, Grade: A
Multiple wiping cloths observed out on prep surfaces.
Inspector: Evan Biles

Olive Garden Italian Restaurant #1881
1175 Dawsonville Highway N.W., Gainesville
Score: 96, Grade: A
Observed employee drinking from an open cup in the kitchen with gloves.

Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu

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