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July 6, 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.

Regional Youth Detention Center, 2735 Underwood Road

Current score: 99

Current grade: A

Previous score: 97

Previous grade: A

Comments: Wet stacking. Air dry glasses prior to stack. Thin probe thermometer is required. Keep “dead man” trays for seven days!

Checkers, 1300 Glenwood Ave.

Current score: 97

Current grade: A

Previous score: 92

Previous grade: A

Comments: Flies.

Subway, 3619 Cleveland Highway, Space 8

Current score: 97

Current grade: A

Previous score: 90

Previous grade: A

Comments: Restroom doors are not fully self-closing. Adjust so that they close fully when released.

Two King’s Tavern, 425 N. Hamilton St.

Current score: 97

Current grade: A

Previous score: N/A (new)

Previous grade: N/A (new)

Comments: Chlorine test strips required. Repair plumbing leaks. OK to open. Issue permit.

Subway, 2709 Chattanooga Road

Current score: 96

Current grade: A

Previous score: N/A (new)

Previous grade: N/A (new)

Comments: Seal all sinks and cabinets to walls. Repair leak at hand sink. Enclosed Dumpster with drain plug required.

The Filling Station, 316 N. Hamilton St.

Current score: 96

Current grade: A

Previous score: 98

Previous grade: A

Comments: The ice scoop container has puddled water and is visibly soiled. Scoop inside. Ice  scoop is a food contact surface and therefore must be maintained clean. Remove scoop and wash, rinse and sanitize it as well as container. Allow to air dry. Consider another container or place to store scoop to avoid its contamination.

Choo Choo BBQ, 2518 Cleveland Highway

Current score: 95

Current grade: A

Previous score: 99

Previous grade: A

Comments: Sanitizer too weak in bucket. Maintain 100 ppm chlorine. Store single-service items with handles one way.

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