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July 6, 2013

Restaurant report card — Whitfield County


Burger Den-Varnell, 160 Highway 2

Current score: 92

Current grade: A

Previous score: 88

Previous grade: B

Comments: An employee was observed putting a coffee pot in the mop sink and inserting the water/detergent pipe into pot to wash it. She was asked to wash, rinse and sanitize coffee pot before use. Do not use mop sink to wash food contact surfaces to avoid contamination. Ice machine is rough and rusted. Replace pieces to smooth surfaces. Corrected on site. Employee observed wearing wristwatch. Jewelry must not be worn on hands, except for a solid band ring (no stones). Multiple wiping cloths were observed on countertops. Place cloths in bucket when not in use.

Quinton Memorial Rehab Center, 1115 Burleyson Road

Current score: 92

Current grade: A

Previous score: 89

Previous grade: B

Comments: Bag of cheese date marked for eight days. Potentially hazardous food must be date marked for a minimum of seven days, day one being the day the food was prepared or original container was opened. Educational material provided. Date changed from 6/20-6/27 to 6/20-6/26. Scoop handle was found in contact with ice. Do not allow handles to come in direct contact with food. Utensil removed. A light shield or light bulb in walk-in cooler was missing. Place shields on all lights in food prep/storage areas to avoid contamination from shattered glass.

Chick-fil-A, 1517 W. Walnut Ave.

Current score: 91

Current grade: A

Previous score: 91

Previous grade: A

Comments: One wiping cloth bucket had 0 sanitizer reading. Another bucket was too weak. Maintain 100 ppm chlorine/200 ppm quat. Buckets changed out. Corrected on site. Wet stacking. Air dry containers first. Flies. Do not prop open service door.

China Garden, 816 Walnut Square Blvd., Suite 5

Current score: 91

Current grade: A

Previous score: 85

Previous grade: B

Comments: Employee with drink in bottle. Employee drinks must be in single-service cup with lid and straw. Discarded. Corrected on site. Dirty sponges. Do not keep sponges. Use and discard. Corrected on site. Clean walls.

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