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January 4, 2014

Restaurant report card — Whitfield County

Whitfield County Environmental Health conducts inspections of restaurants. The inspectors may require a re-inspection. Restaurants are required by law to post their most recent inspection permit.

The Daily Citizen lists areas where the establishments are out of compliance with the regulations. Recent restaurant scores for all six counties within the North Georgia Health District are available at www.nghd.org.

Antonio’s Mexican Restaurant, 3590 S. Dixie Highway

Current score: 95

Current grade: A

Previous score: 92

Previous grade: A

Comments: The inside of the ice machine needs to be cleaned. The back corner shows leak stains that look light brown. Clean inside of microwave and gaskets on reach-in cooler in dry storage room.

Bojangles’, 1253 Glenwood Ave.

Current score: 94

Current grade: A

Previous score: 90

Previous grade: A

Comments: Cloth bucket was found sitting among single-service items. All items were still wrapped so no contamination is suspected. Do not store chemicals/sanitizer water next to any food or utensils to avoid contamination by splash or drip. Corrected on site. Remove buildup from drying rack. Close doors on dumpster and replace plug. Also, keep area clean. Keep area clean.

Fortune Cookie, 100 W. Walnut Avenue, Suite 4

Current score: 92

Current grade: A

Previous score: 91

Previous grade: A

Comments: Two dishes were observed in handwashing sink. Nothing must go in the hand sink. It is for hand washing only. Rice in walk-in was covered with a cloth napkin. Do not cover food with cloth material. Only use plastic wrap or lids or metal lids. Owner not wearing hair restraint while prepping food and orders. Hair restraint (hat or hair net) must be worn while in kitchen or food prep area. Remove buildup from handles, doors and gaskets on prep cooler. Clean thoroughly with sanitized wiping cloth.

Luigi’s Pizza Italian Restaurant, 3957 Cleveland Highway, Suite C

Current score: 92

Current grade: A

Previous score: 98

Previous grade: A

Comments: Date markings are missing on containers of steak, beef and other meats. One container was past the discard date. All potentially hazardous food must be date marked. Day one is the prep or open date and it may be used a maximum of seven days. Corrected on site. Wet stacking of buckets used for food storage. Allow all utensils to air dry before stacking. Microwave, prep coolers, gaskets and fryers must be cleaned to remove all the food and grease buildup. Also, remove dust from ceiling vents. Vent hood needs cleaning to remove buildup.

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