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Kitchen inspections, March 18
Kitchen Inspections

The following are among the food service establishments inspected from March 12-16 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.

March 12

Chattahoochee Golf Grill
301 Tommy Aaron Drive, Gainesville 
Score: 94, Grade: A
Observed drink dispenser with a little mold accumulation around multiple nozzles. Establishment did not have correct test strips used for testing sanitizer solution concentration; observed dumpster with both side doors open. 
Inspector: Alex Reid 

Checkers No. 3225
943 Jesse Jewell Parkway, Gainesville 
Score: 91, Grade: A
Bottom drawer of warmer unit next to fryer holding fish and chicken filets at temperatures below required 135 F. Inspector: Evan Biles

Good Eatz BBQ and Catering
5370 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Evan Biles

The Twisted Oar 
6900 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford
Score: 80, Grade: B
Person in charge was observed to have failed in his duties to monitor cold holding of time-temperature control safety foods, hot holding of TCS foods, thawing of reduced oxygen packaged fish. Observed various TCS food items inside the sandwich open top cooler unit cold holding at temperatures above 41 F. Chlorine sanitizer solution inside sanitizer bucket with a concentration of more than 200 ppm. Reduced oxygen fish being thawed  under running water in a sink still in the reduced oxygen environment.
Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu 

March 13

Chick-fil-A No. 3548
805 Dawsonville Highway NW, Gainesville 
Score: 91, Grade: A
Employee opened dish machine and removed sanitized equipment without first washing hands.
Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu

Church’s Fried Chicken 
600 E.E. Butler Parkway, Gainesville 
Score: 93, Grade: A
No previous inspection posted. Breading, spice, and seasoning residues on shelf storing clean utensils. Debris and residue on surfaces of baskets and racks holding clean utensils. Accumulated debris and residues on shelves, racks and interiors, exteriors of coolers and equipment throughout kitchen. Floors, walls, underneath equipment along floor/wall junctures have accumulated grease debris and grease. 
Inspector: Alex Reid

Cook Out No. 173
3626 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood 
Score: 91, Grade: A
Observed chicken in the open prep cooler unit cold holding at a temperature above required 41 F. 
Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu

Danny’s Donuts
417 Main St. SW, Gainesville 
Score: 85, Grade: B
Observed opened water bottles next to grill, on top of ice machine, and employee foods in to-go boxes stacked on prep surfaces. Donut crumbs and fritters left on top shelf of multiple racks without a means to protect from overhead contamination. No sanitizer registering on chlorine test strips for container holding wiping cloths used to wipe prep surfaces. 
Inspector:  Evan Biles 

Starbucks No. 50431 
514 Shallowford Road, Gainesville 
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Alex Reid

Subway No. 62383
1470 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville 
Score: 95, Grade: A
Observed three-compartment sink with dishes and Qac sanitizer solution with no concentration. Observed dumpster with open lids. 
Inspector: Alex Reid

March 14

Chestatee High School 
3005 Sardis Road, Gainesville 
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Evan Biles 

Firehouse Subs No. 801
5911 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch
Score: 99, Grade: A
Observed trash bag and trash, debris around and behind dumpster receptacle.
Inspector: Alex Reid 

Maynard’s at the Corner

7435 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch
Score: 90, Grade: A
Pasta placed in ready-to-eat walk-in to cool at noon recorded at 2:30 at 86 F. Multiple packages of single-use articles, including cups, stored in contact with ground in storage area.
Inspector: Evan Biles 

The Collegiate Grill
220 Main St., Gainesville 
Score: 90, Grade: A
Chemical sanitizing dish machine not dispensing any sanitizer. Multiple spray bottles of unlabeled chemical were observed. Three-compartment sink found with food buildup, grime, and/or mildew around drains and along seams. 
Inspector: Evan Biles

The Hickory Pig
3605 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville 
Score: 96, Grade: A
Observed accumulated food debris inside the microwave unit.
Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu 

Zaxby’s No. 18801
3724 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood 
Score: 89, Grade: B
Observed tub of lettuce with temperatures ranging from 48 F-52 F. Person in charge stated lettuce is normally held for 24 hours and was held overnight within prep top cooler. Accumulated debris and residues on shelves, racks holding clean ready-to-use dishes. Observed large ice buildup toward the back inside walk-in freezer.
Inspector: Alex Reid 

March 15

Burger & Shake III
1730 Cleveland Highway, Gainesville 
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Alex Reid 

Northeast Georgia Medical Center
743 Spring St., Gainesville 
Score: 96, Grade: A
Dish machine reading was observed with a final rinse cycle temperature of 0 F. 
Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu 

March 16

Bright Spot
743 Spring St., Gainesville 
Score: 96, Grade: A
Observed accumulated crust debris on trays stored under the prep table in the kitchen.
Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu

La Hacienda-Extended
1714 Atlanta Highway, Gainesville 
Score: 67, Grade: U
Person in charge on duty unable to fulfill responsibilities of ensuring compliance in priority areas. Open water bottle found on top of reach in cooler and employee’s uncovered sytrofoam cup among equipment, prep surfaces. Employee using the hand washing sink for cleaning off a utensil after cooking with it at the grill. In reach-in cooler, raw chicken stored above ready-to-eat condiments and container of raw ground sausage. Previous inspection report with score of 75 not posted in establishment.
Inspector: Evan Biles

Lanier Elementary School
4782 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville 
Score: 95, Grade: A
Establishment did have knowledge of vomit/diarrheal events procedure; however, there was no EPA-approved chemical used to properly clean up incase of events. Observed large ice buildup toward the back inside walk-in freezer. 
Inspector: Alex Reid 

World Language Academy at Chestnut Mountain
4670 Winder Highway, Flowery Branch
Score: 97, Grade: A
Observed kids in lunch line grabbing lip contact parts of plastic forks and spoons from a bulk supply tub in which they were stored. 
Inspector: Evan Biles

Kaylee Martin 

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