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June 30, 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.

Peachtree Estates, 1300 Waugh St.

Current score: 99

Current grade: A

Previous score: 96

Previous grade: A

Comments: More light needed in storage area. Keep “dead man” trays seven days in refrigerator.

Shaw Cafe, 616 E. Walnut Ave.

Current score: 99

Current grade: A

Previous score: 99

Previous grade: A

Comments: Repair torn cooler gaskets. Clean fryers.

Chef’s Pantry, 113 W. King St.

Current score: 96

Current grade: A

Previous score: 91

Previous grade: A

Comments: Sanitizer level in cloth bucket was very low. Sanitizer level for chlorine is 100 ppm for cloth buckets.

Honey Baked Ham Co. and Cafe, 100 W. Walnut Ave., Suite 118

Current score: 94

Current grade: A

Previous score: 94

Previous grade: A

Comments: Crates being used as shelving. Use regular shelving with clearance underneath/behind for easy cleaning. Single-service items stored in basket. Use only smooth, non-absorbent material. Spray arm leaks. Repair leak. Restroom doors are not fully self-closing. Doors are required to be fully self-closing. Move bug zapper.

Los Reyes, 817 S. Hamilton St.

Current score: 92

Current grade: A

Previous score: 93

Previous grade: A

Comments: Using improper cooling methods: deep pans, lids on, stacked, etc. Leave pans uncovered. Do not stack, use shallow pans, stir, ice baths, etc. Corrected on site. Freezer door not sealing. Repair door so it seals tight. More light is needed in walk-in cooler; too dark. Flies.

Willie’s Burger Shack, 301 W. Emery St.

Current score: 92

Current grade: A

Previous score: 93

Previous grade: A

Comments: Hand sink does not have soap and paper towels available. Provide all handwashing sinks with soap, paper towels and trash can. Multiple deli meats and cheeses were observed out of their original container without any date markings. Date mark all ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous foods. Food may be used for seven days, with day one being day container was opened and food was prepared.

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