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March 1, 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.

Panda Express,

1521 W. Walnut Ave.

Current score: 99

Current grade: A

Previous score: 91

Previous grade: A

Comments: Do not use tape to repair equipment. Re-seal vegetable sink to wall. Great job!

Tacos Beto,

1009 Morris St.

Current score: 98

Current grade: A

Previous score: N/A

Previous grade: N/A

Comments: Ice scoop inside ice machine. Do not store scoop inside as it may get buried in ice. Wet stacking. Air dry containers first. Replace cracked floor tiles.

Asia Bistro,

785 Shugart Road,

Suite 9-A

Current score: 96

Current grade: A

Previous score: N/A

Previous grade: N/A

Comments: Thin probe food thermometer is required. Finish cleanup. OK to open. Issue permit.

Panera Bread Bakery, 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. Self-serve foods are required to be protected from cough/sneeze of public. Food on floor in walk-in; store 6 inches up off floor. Corrected on site.

Starbucks Coffee,

1305 Glenwood Ave.

Current score: 96

Current grade: A

Previous score: 96

Previous grade: A

Comments: Sanitizer in bucket too weak. Corrected on site.

Country Kitchen Shoppe, 3356

S. Dixie Highway

Current score: 95

Current grade: A

Previous score: 97

Previous grade: A

Comments: Found a few non-hazardous food items out of date. Discard out of date items. Clean microwave and drawers. Dumpster lid up. Keep closed. Clean ceiling. Linoleum floor in poor condition.

Burger Den-Rocky Face, 2620 Chattanooga Road

Current score: 94

Current grade: A

Previous score: 81

Previous grade: B

Comments: Country ham in prep cooler (bottom) was not covered. Cover all food when stored. Clean soft drink dispenser to remove black spots that appear to be mold. Dumpster doors must remain closed.

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