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September 29, 2013

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.

Christian Heritage School, 1600 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Current score: 100

Current grade: A

Previous score: 100

Previous grade: A

Comments: Great job.

Rock Bridge Community Church, 123 W. Gordon St.

Current score: 98

Current grade: A

Previous score: 96

Previous grade: A

Comments: Do not put clean utensils on towels to dry. Invert single-service items. Store floor cleaning equipment up off the floor.

McDonald’s, 3898 Cleveland Highway

  Current score: 96

Current grade: A

Previous score: 93

Previous grade: A

Comments: A wiping cloth was observed in the hand sink. Hand sink must not be used to dump, wash or rinse anything. Sink is for hand washing only.

Panera, 1303 W. Walnut Ave., Suite 1

Current score: 96

Current grade: A

Previous score: 96

Previous grade: A

Comments: Self-serve lemons are not protected from cough/sneeze of public.

Restaurante Bar El Jarocho, 702 Fifth Ave.

Current score: 94

Current grade: A

Previous score: 93

Previous grade: A

Comments: Employee drink in bottle. Drinks must be in single-service cup with lid and straw. Vacuum breaker required when hoses are attached to faucets.

Zaxby’s, 872 College Drive

Current score: 94

Current grade: A

Previous score: 96

Previous grade: A

Comments: No sanitizer found in container used for shake machine. Maintain at 200 ppm. Corrected on site. Torn prep cooler gasket in walk-in cooler gasket. Replace torn gaskets. “Buttons” missing in walk-in freezer. Replace buttons. Check reach-in freezer.

Big John’s Treat Shoppe, 3230 Underwood Road

Current score: 91

Current grade: A

Previous score: 92

Previous grade: A

Comments: Sliced cheese at 55 degrees, cooked ribs at 49.6 degrees. Hold potentially hazardous foods at 41 degrees or lower. Moved to reach-in. Corrected on site.

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