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Kitchen Inspections Aug. 1-7
Kitchen Inspections

The following are among the food service establishments inspected from Aug. 1-7 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 Hall County Environmental Health Department at 770-531-3973. 


AUG. 1

Arby’s No. 5421

Location: 3652 Mundy Mill Road, Gainesville

Score: 96, Grade: B

Inspector: Kyle Hriczo


China Garden

Location: 5900 Spout Springs Road Suite L12, Flowery Branch

Score: 83, Grade: B

Observed employee leave the kitchen into the customer dining area and return to the kitchen and proceed to cook noodles. Observed another employee handled cash at the front customer service area and then proceeded to the kitchen to place egg rolls in the fryer.

Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu


Crossroads Bar & Grille

Location: 5900 Spout Springs Road Suite A1, Flowery Branch

Score: 96, Grade: A

Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu


Kentucky Fried Chicken No. 18

Location: 3711 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood

Score: 95, Grade: A

Inspector: Kyle Hriczo


New Horizons Limestone

Location: 2020 Beverly Road NE Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Alex Reid


Senor Fiesta No. 2

Location: 1943 Jesse Jewell Parkway NE Suite 900, Gainesville

Score: 91, Grade: A

Inspector: Alex Reid


Wendy’s No. 30

Location: 3825 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Kyle Hriczo


AUG. 2

Fajitas Mexican Restaurant

Location: 1210 Thompson Bridge Road, Suite F, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Alex Reid


Krystal No. 2

Location: 1002 Jesse Jewell Parkway, Gainesville

Score: 88, Grade: B

Observed individual milk bottles in walk-in cooler dated 8-1-19 and 7-22-19.

Inspector: Kyle Hriczo


Shazzy’s Bar & Grill

Location: 4949 Lanier Islands Parkway Suite 111-112, Buford

Score: 92, Grade: A

Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu


Snowie-Base of Operation

Location: 3452 Shallowford Road, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu


Sumo Hibachi & Wings

Location: 151 Shallowford Road, Gainesville

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Alex Reid


Taqueria El Mercadito

Location: 275 Pearl Nix Parkway Suite 2, Gainesville

Score: 96, Grade: A

Inspector: Kyle Hriczo


AUG. 5

Kenzo Japanese Restaurant

Location: 4977 Lanier Islands Parkway Suite 108, Buford

Score: 92, Grade: A

Inspector: Alex Reid


Papa’s Pizza To Go

Location: 2703 Dawsonville Highway, Gainesville

Score: 93, Grade: A

Inspector: Kyle Hriczo


Pizza Valley

Location: 2988 Gillsville Highway Suite 108, Gainesville

Score: 92, Grade: A

Inspector: Kyle Hriczo


Smoke House BBQ & Catering

Location: 3205 Atlanta Highway, Gainesville

Score: 92, Grade: A

Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu


Waffle House No. 885

Location: 2507 Pentee Drive, Gainesville

Score: 94, Grade: A

Inspector: Kyle Hriczo


AUG. 6

L2C Grill

Location: 7650 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Lydia Hoffhines


L2C Grill – L2C Concessions

Location: 7650 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford

Score: 99, Grade: A

Inspector: Lydia Hoffhines


La Cazuela Mexican Restaurant

Location: 4965 Friendship Road, Buford

Score: 87, Grade: B

Observed multiple items stored in the walk-in cooler and freezer going through the cooling processes completely covered.

Inspector: Alex Reid


Landshark Bar & Grill – Dogs & Brew

Location: 7650 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford

Score: 96, Grade: A

Inspector: Lydia Hoffhines


Landshark Bar & Grill – Landshark Beach

Location: 7650 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford

Score: 96, Grade: A

Inspector: Lydia Hoffhines


Panda Express No. 2936

Location: 418 Pearl Nix Parkway SW, Gainesville

Score: 99, Grade: A

Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu


Paradise Beach Cantina

Location: 7650 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford

Score: 90, Grade: A

Inspector: Lydia Hoffhines


Paradise Beach Cantina – Frank & Lola’s

Location: 7650 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford

Score: 90, Grade: A

Inspector: Lydia Hoffhines


Paradise Beach Cantina – Icee Oasis

Location: 7650 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford

Score: 90, Grade: A

Inspector: Lydia Hoffhines


Paradise Beach Cantina – Tiki Bar

Location: 7650 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford

Score: 86, Grade: B

Observed bar tender store blender in basin of handwashing sink with running water and reported they use sink to fill blenders when making beverages.

Inspector: Lydia Hoffhines


Paradise Beach Cantina – License 2 Chill

Location: 7650 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford

Score: 86, Grade: B

Observed drink straws in the drain and sand in the basin of the handwashing sink.

Inspector: Lydia Hoffhines

Smoky Springs Retirement Center

Location: 940 South Enota Drive NE, Gainesville

Score: 96, Grade: A

Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu


Waffle House No. 1211

Location: 4395 Cornelia Highway, Lula

Score: 91, Grade: A

Inspector: Kyle Hriczo


Wendy’s No. 19

Location: 587 S Enota Drive, Gainesville

Score: 93, Grade: A

Inspector: Kyle Hriczo


AUG. 7

Haydee’s Café

Location: 3204 Atlanta Highway, Gainesville

Score: 90, Grade: A

Inspector: Alex Reid