May 19, 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.



Northwest Georgia College and Career Academy, 2300 Maddox Chapel Road

Current score: 100

Current grade: A

Previous score: 99

Previous grade: A

Comments: None.



Whitfield Early Head Start, 2738 Underwood St.

Current score: 100

Current grade: A

Previous score: 99

Previous grade: A

Comments: None.



North Whitfield Middle School, 3264 Cleveland Highway

Current score: 99

Current grade: A

Previous score: 97

Previous grade: A

Comments: Torn gaskets in walk-in. Replace torn gaskets. Three-compartment sink faucet removed. Three-compartment sink is required to have hot and cold water reaching all three compartments through a valve faucet.



Pleasant Grove Elementary School, 2725 Cleveland Highway

Current score: 99

Current grade: A

Previous score: 99

Previous grade: A

Comments: “Buttons” missing on floor in walk-in. Replace missing buttons. Replace light that is out in kitchen.



Varnell Elementary School, 4421 Highway 2

Current score: 97

Current grade: A

Previous score: 100

Previous grade: A

Comments: Multiple bent cans were observed among the undamaged cans. Segregate bent cans from undamaged cans. Bent cans were removed. Corrected on site.



Beaverdale Elementary School, 9196 Highway 2

Current score: 96

Current grade: A

Previous score: 96

Previous grade: A

Comments: A personal drink in a refillable plastic container was observed by food prep sink. Drink was removed and cup put away. Personal drinks must be in single-service cup with lid and straw and away from food or food contact surfaces to avoid contamination.



Blimpie, 1908 Chattanooga Road

Current score: 96

Current grade: A

Previous score: 96

Previous grade: A

Comments: Concentration of sanitizer too weak in bucket. Maintain 200 ppm quat. Corrected by changing out. Corrected on site.



Coahulla Creek High School, 3361 Crow Road

Current score: 96

Current grade: A

Previous score: 99

Previous grade: A

Comments: A sanitizer bucket was low on sanitizer level. Other buckets not tested because they were removed and changed for me to test. Buckets renewed. Maintain sanitizer level at 100 ppm when using QAC. Corrected on site.



Cohutta Elementary School, 254 Wolfe St.

Current score: 96

Current grade: A

Previous score: 96

Previous grade: A

Comments: The internal white plastic part of the ice machine has a considerable amount of buildup of mold. Ice machine must be cleaned and sanitized to avoid contaminants such as mold.



Wendy’s, 2600 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Current score: 96

Current grade: A

Previous score: 95

Previous grade: A

Comments: Keep single-service items inverted. Replace torn cooler gaskets. Replace broken floor tiles.



Wendy’s, 1140 Glenwood Ave.

Current score: 90

Current grade: A

Previous score: 88

Previous grade: B

Comments: Food stored under leaking line in walk-in freezer. Do not store food under sources of contamination. Corrected on site. Food drain stopped up. Do not put food/grease down drains. Use hot water on floor. Keep Dumpster lids closed. Replace broken floor tiles. Service Ansul. Seal gap at bottom of back door.



Subway, 906 S. Thornton Ave.

Current score: 88

Current grade: B

Previous score: 91

Previous grade: A

Comments: Turkey at 44.4 degrees, ham at 44.6 degrees, provolone at 44.7 degrees, tomato at 44.9 degrees. Hold potentially hazardous foods at 41 degrees or lower. Wet stacking. Air dry containers prior to stack/store.



Domino’s Pizza, 3591 Chattanooga Road

Current score: 87

Current grade: B

Previous score: 97

Previous grade: A

Comments: Pepperoni at 47.2 degrees, cheese at 47.4 degrees. Hold potentially hazardous foods at 41 degrees or lower. Faucet reaching all three sink compartments required. Fan is not working in restroom. Restroom is required to have ventilation.



Northwest Georgia College and Career Academy Culinary Arts, 2300 Maddox Chapel Road

Current score: 86

Current grade: B

Previous score: 95

Previous grade: A

Comments: Butter at 71 degrees. Hold potentially hazardous foods at 41 degrees or lower. Invert all single-service items. Corrected on site. All food sinks must have air gaps.



Shoney’s, 1302 W. Walnut Ave.

Current score: 84

Current grade: B

Previous score: 90

Previous grade: A

Comments: Butter at 49 degrees, cheese at 47.5 degrees. Hold potentially hazardous foods at 41 degrees or lower. Corrected on site. Corn on the cob at 67 degrees, eggs at 87 degrees. Cool foods to 70 degrees in first two hours, down to 41 degrees in a total of six hours. Corrected on site. Foods being cooled in deep pans, covered, stacked, etc. Do not cover, use shallow pans, put in coldest part of coldest unit, ice bath, etc. Wet stacking. Air dry containers first. Replace vent covers and broken floor tiles.