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March 24, 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.

Tacos Beto, 1009 Morris St.

Current score: 95

Current grade: A

Previous score: 97

Previous grade: A

Comments: Wiping cloth solution too weak. Maintain 100 ppm available chlorine. Several lights without shields. All lights shall be properly shielded to protect food from glass shards.

Little Caesar’s Pizza, 1501 W. Walnut Ave.

Current score: 94

Current grade: A

Previous score: 95

Previous grade: A

Comments: Certified Food Safety Manager certificate has expired. Must get new CFSM immediately. Several torn gaskets. Replace gaskets.

G&G’s Catering, 1109 N. Hamilton St.

Current score: 93

Current grade: A

Previous score: 83

Previous grade: B

Comments: Observed food handler with runny nose. Handler should refrain from handling food with runny nose. Clean utensils in dirty containers. Garbage cans not on concrete pad. Containers required to be on sealed concrete pad. Ceiling is soiled; clean ceiling.

Hamilton’s, 243 N. Hamilton St., Suite 5

Current score: 91

Current grade: A

Previous score: 88

Previous grade: B

Comments: Multiple dishes did not cool properly based on time and temperature requirements. Place food in ice baths, shallow and uncovered containers, or in freezer to cool properly.

Los Pablos, 2204 Chattanooga Road

Current score: 90

Current grade: A

Previous score: 92

Previous grade: A

Comments: Ready to eat, potentially hazardous food in prep cooler was found out of temperature. Maintain ready to eat, potentially hazardous food at 41 degrees or lower. Chicken found in walk-in had been cooling for a day and still above 41 degrees. Discarded. Knife and spatula found stored between wall and three-compartment sink.

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