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Kitchen Inspections July 18-23
Kitchen Inspections

The following are among the food service establishments inspected July 18-23 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 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.


JULY 18


Taco Bell No. 32652

Location: 3615 Mundy Mill Road Oakwood, Ga 30566

Score: 95, Grade: A

Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu


Willowwood Nursing Center

Location: 4595 Cantrell Road Flowery Branch, Ga 30542

Score: 95, Grade: A

Inspector: Lydia Hoffhines


JULY 19


Dairy Queen

Location: 229 Shallowford Road NW Gainesville, Ga 30501

Score: 80, Grade: B

Observed broken bag of root beer syrup for soft drinks being stored in uncovered bucket, an unopened can of energy drink being stored in chicken freezer next to grill.

Inspector: Kyle Hriczo


JULY 22


Cook Out Restaurant

Location: 719 Jesse Jewell Parkway Gainesville, Ga 30501

Score: 95, Grade: A

Inspector: Kyle Hriczo


Crossroads Deli Inc

Location: 2888 Browns Bridge Road Suite B Gainesville, Ga 30504

Score: 96, Grade: A

Inspector: Kyle Hriczo


El Centinela Mexican Restaurant 4, Inc.

Location: 7380 Spout Springs Road Suite 170 Flowery Branch, Ga 30542

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Alex Reid


Orient Express

Location: 302 Shallowford Road Gainesville, Ga 30504

Score: 82, Grade: B

Observed an open sports drink on top of a bucket of soy sauce in main kitchen, and chicken wings being thawed not submerged with hot running water.

Inspector: Kyle Hriczo


Taco Bell No. 031773

Location: 2422 Hancock Drive Buford, Ga 30519

Score: 99, Grade: A

Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu


JULY 23


Firehouse Subs

Location: 3650 Mundy Mill Road Gainesville, Ga 30504

Score: 91, Grade: A

Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu


Mac’s Pit Stop Grill LLC

Location: 4251 Winder Highway Flowery Branch, Ga 30542

Score: 100, Grade: A

Inspector: Kyle Hriczo


Wendy’s No. 30

Location: 3825 Mundy Mill Road Oakwood, Ga 30566

Score: 84, Grade: B

No Certified Food Safety Manager certificate was in public view upon entering establishment.

Inspector: Kyle Hriczo

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