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Kitchen inspections, April 29
Kitchen Inspections

The following are among the food service establishments inspected April 24-26 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 dph.georgia.gov/environmental-health-inspections.

To register a complaint against a food service establishment, contact the Hall County Environmental Health Department at 770-531-3973.

April 24

Brenau University Dining Room
1 Centennial Circle, Gainesville
Score: 95, Grade: A
Observed nozzles soiled with mold at the soda drink dispenser; observed doors to trash receptacle opened.
Inspector: Chelsea Lewis

Gainesville Exploration Academy
1145 McEver Road, Gainesville 
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Alex Reid

Lula Elementary School
6130 Chattahoochee Street, Lula
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu

Martin Technology Academy of Math and Science
4216 Martin Road, Flowery Branch
Score: 100, Grade: A
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Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu

McEver Arts Academy
3265 Montgomery Drive, Gainesville 
Score: 100, Grade: A
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Inspector: Alex Reid

April 25

Chili’s #558 
669 Dawsonville Highway, Gainesville 
Score: 98, Grade: A
Drain pipes on handsink closest to dishpit not fully connected allowing wastewater to fall onto floor.
Inspector: Evan Biles

Little Caesars #3393-035
5866 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch
Score: 98, Grade: A
Observed built up debris on racks and shelves above 3 compartment sink storing clean dishes and utensils; observed dumpster missing a drain plug.
Inspector: Alex Reid

Mundy Mill Academy 
4260 Millside Parkway, Gainesville 
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu

Taqueria El Amigo
425 Atlanta Highway, Gainesville 
Score: 99, Grade: A
Observed grease build up on the mini refrigeration unit under the grill; observed cook line ventilation exhaust hood not exhausting all cooked vapors. 
Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu

April 26

Avocado’s Restaurant
109 Bradford Street S.E., Gainesville 
Score: 87, Grade: B
Observed bacon, hollandaise sauce, and prepped turkey and ham sandwiches being held at room temperature for over 2 hours without any process or intentions for TPHC; observed sanitizer in bucket with a concentration greater than 400ppm.
Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu

Captain D’s 
410 Pearl Nix Parkway, Gainesville 
Score: 87, Grade: B
Observed several dishes with build up on them; observed several TCS condiments (including tartar sauce) in an ice bath not under the required temperature of 41F.
Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu

Paradise Beach Cantina - Icee Oasis
7650 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Lydia Hoffhines

Shark Shack
7650 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford
Score: 97, Grade: A
Doors in food service areas which lead to the outside must be self-closing
Inspector: Lydia Hoffhines

Compiled by Kaylee Martin 

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