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Kitchen inspections, May 6
Kitchen Inspections

The following are among the food service establishments inspected from April 30-May 4 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 30

Burger King No. 7947
1337 Thompson Bridge Road NW, Gainesville
Score: 96, Grade: A
Observed chlorine sanitizer in several sanitizer buckets with concentration that exceeded 100 ppm.
Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu 

C.W. Davis Middle School
4450 Hog Mountain Road, Flowery Branch
Score: 96, Grade: A
Hot water sanitizing dish machine only reaching temperatures of 144 F after multiple cycles and approximately 30 minutes running.
Inspector:  Evan Biles

Chicopee Woods Elementary School
2029 Calvary Church Road, Gainesville 
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Alex Reid

Pizza Hut No. 025864
1398 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville 
Score: 90, Grade: A
Fountain drink machine nozzles with built up mold and debris. Various items in walk-in cooler without proper date labeling: salad, chicken wings. Low temperature sanitizing dish machine final rinse temperature below required 120 F.
Inspector: Alex Reid

West Hall Middle School
5470 McEver Road, Oakwood 
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu 

Wild Wing Cafe
311 Jesse Jewell Parkway, Gainesville 
Score: 92, Grade: A
Employee eating in the kitchen while preparing food at the front cook line area. No sanitizer registering on test strips for bar warewashing machine.
Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu 

May 1

Gainesville Middle School
1581 Community Way, Gainesville 
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Alex Reid

Little Caesars No. 3393-033
3630 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville 
Score: 90, Grade: A
Employee who worked at the cash register then went straight to prepping a pepperoni pizza without washing hands. Dumpster with both side doors open.
Inspector: Alex Reid

New Holland Core Knowledge Academy
170 Barne St., Gainesville 
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Evan Biles

May 2

A La Brasa
150 Pearl Nix Parkway, Gainesville 
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu 

Joe Muggs at Books A Million
150 Pearl Nix Parkway, Gainesville 
Score: 96, Grade: A
Establishment does have procedures for employees to follow when responding to bodily fluid events; however, there was no EPA-regulated chemical found on site to use in case of events.
Inspector: Alex Reid

Lanier Career Center
2723 Tumbling Creek Road, Gainesville 
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu

Project Success Lanier Career Academy
2723 Tumbling Creek Road, Gainesville 
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu

Vinny’s New York Pizza & Grill
4977 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford
Score: 84, Grade: B
Fried eggplant, chicken parmesan, grilled chicken in prep top cooler and pasta kept in merchandiser cooler recorded at temperatures above required 41 F. Grilled chicken and fried eggplant prepared more than two days prior were both kept under prep top cooler without date labels. Vent fans in both restrooms not sucking air strongly enough.
Inspector: Evan Biles 

Waffle House No. 1178
1240 Candler Road, Gainesville 
Score: 80, Grade: B
Observed an employee beverage stored in the reach-in cooler with other items of food. Hand washing sink was not supplied with any means of drying hands. Sanitizer concentration in sanitizing buckets read at 0 ppm for chlorine sanitizer. Several used wiping cloths outside of sanitizer bucket. 
Inspector: Chelsea Lewis 

May 3

Burger & Shake No. 6
3630 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville 
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu

Lanier Charter Career Academy Unit A Bistro 
2719 Tumbling Creek Road, Gainesville 
Score: 99, Grade: A
Excessive ice buildup on the pipes of the condenser unit inside the walk-in freezer unit in the kitchen. Excessive dust accumulation on the cook line ventilation exhaust hood in the kitchen.
Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu

Lanier Charter Career Academy Unit B Bakery
2719 Tumbling Creek Road, Gainesville 
Score: 99, Grade: A
Ice accumulation one the pipe of the condenser unit in the walk-in freezer unit. Accumulation of dust built up on the ceiling vent covers in the kitchen.
Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu

Smoothie King No. 791
890 Dawsonville Highway, Gainesville 
Score: 95, Grade: A
Concentration for sanitizer in three-compartment sink read below 100 ppm for quat sanitizer. No toilet tissue supplied in the restroom.
Inspector: Chelsea Lewis 

May 4

Academies of Discovery
3215 Poplar Springs Road, Gainesville 
Score: 95, Grade: A
Mozzarella cheese with date marking of April 24, which was the day it was taken from original package and placed in a separate container. Rack on which clean, sanitized knives were hung with dust, food particles and debris.
Inspector: Alex Reid 

Coffee Shop at Lawrence Pharmacy 
631 Broad St., Gainesville
Score: 89, Grade: B
Feta cheese over required 41 F that was cold held over night inside reach-in cooler. Air gap underneath ice machine with plumbing touching floor without 1-inch air gap.
Inspector: Alex Reid 

Dean Myers Elementary School 
2676 Candler Road, Gainesville 
Score: 99, Grade: A
Bathroom door propped open with block inside a locker room area that does not have a door between it and the main kitchen.
Inspector: Evan Biles 

E.E. Butler Headstart/Pre-K
1300 Athens St. SE, Gainesville 
Score: 100, Grade: A
Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu

North Hall Middle School
4856 Rilla Road, Gainesville 
Score: 87, Grade: A
Boxed and cupped salads kept above serving line using four-hour rule (time as public health control) not marked with timestamp to verify foods will be disposed of after service. Mozzarella cheese in reach-in cooler did not contain a date with which it was opened. Shredded cheese cups in reach-in cooler prepared by mixing cheddar and mozzarella cheese labeled with a April 24 preparation date.
Inspector: Evan Biles 

Pig Tales Lake Lanier LLC
6800 Lights Ferry Road, Flowery Branch
Score: 95, Grade: A
Accumulated food debris on the can opener attached to the side of the prep table. No hand washing signs at hand sinks used by employees.
Inspector: Adetayo Adewolu 

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