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Kitchen inspections: April 25-May 1
Kitchen Inspections

The following are among the food service establishments inspected April 25-May 1 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 processes 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 an establishment, contact Hall County Environmental Health Department at 770-531-3973.


Café Hoi Ngo

Location: 1500 Browns Bridge Road Ste 112 Gainesville, Ga. 30501

Score: 96, Grade: A

Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu


Location: 110 Main St Gainesville, Ga. 30501

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Chelsea Lewis

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store No. 641

Location: 4758 Friendship Road Buford, Ga. 30518

Score: 94, Grade: A

Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu


Joe Muggs At Books-A-Million

Location: 150 Pearl Nix Pkwy Ste D9 Gainesville, Ga. 30501

Score: 96, Grade: A

Inspector: Chelsea Lewis


Camp Hope

Location: 7011 Pony Lake Road Dahlonega, Ga. 30533

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Lydia Hoffhines

Gardens of Gainesville

Location: 3315 Thompson Bridge Road Gainesville, Ga. 30506

Score: 89, Grade: B

Observed cooked Pasta on the steam table at 111 Degrees Fahrenheit.

Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu

Total Assets Auction

Location: 6944 Holly Springs Road Lula, Ga. 30554

Score: 97, Grade: A

Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu


Cabos Mex Grill II

Location: 7367 Spout Springs Road Ste 150 Flowery Branch, Ga. 30542

Score: 87, Grade: B

Ice machine found to have mold accumulation at top of machine in front of baffle and on the chute panel.

Inspector: Chelsea Lewis


Checkers No. 3225

Location: 943 Jewsse Jewell Pkwy Gainesville, Ga. 30501

Score: 93, Grade: A

Inspector: Kyle Hriczo

Chili’s No. 558

Location: 669 Dawsonville Hwy Gainesville, Ga. 30501

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Alex Reid

El Antojito No. 2

Location: 1856 Thompson Bridge Road NE Ste 9 & 10 Gainesville, Ga. 30501

Score: 87, Grade: B

Observed many items located in the walk-in cooler without a date label of when the items were cooked and/or prepped.

Inspector: Alex Reid

Golden Corral Buffet & Grill

Location: 1450 Browns Bridge Road SW Gainesville, Ga. 30501

Score: 96, Grade: A

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