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April 7, 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.

Carmike Cinemas 12, 875 Walnut Square Blvd.

Current score: 100

Current grade: A

Previous score: 99

Previous grade: A

Comments: None.

The Farm Golf Club, 187 S. Goose Hill

Current score: 97

Current grade: A

Previous score: 96

Previous grade: A

Comments: Store scoops with handles up out of food. Leak at base of faucet of three-compartment sink.

John’s Bar-B-Que, 411 N. Glenwood Ave.

Current score: 97

Current grade: A

Previous score: 98

Previous grade: A

Comments: Reach-in gaskets are torn. Replace gaskets. Service Ansul. Storage area is too dark. More lighting required.

Logan’s Roadhouse, 811 Walnut Square Blvd.

Current score: 95

Current grade: A

Previous score: 84

Previous grade: B

Comments: A knife and other utensil were observed in handwashing sink in rear kitchen, and a knife and cutting board in the handwashing sink in bar. Handwashing sinks are only for handwashing, not for washing utensils or any other activity. Utensils were removed. Corrected on-site. A microwave was observed with a plastic inner screen (on door) that was peeling off creating an uneven, smooth surface that does not allow easy cleaning. Repair peeling plastic screen or replace equipment. Test strips had an expiration date of March 2010 creating doubt on accuracy. Always have appropriate test strips available. All three microwaves must be maintained clean, free of residue. All were observed with residue, especially on top, inner wall.

Taco Bell, 2914 E. Walnut Ave.

Current score: 94

Current grade: A

Previous score: 95

Previous grade: A

Comments: Paper towels unavailable at back sink and hand sink in men’s room. Paper towels must be kept at sinks at all times for proper drying of hands. Beverage cups on floor. Store single-service items six inches up off floor. Air curtain torn in walk-in cooler. Repair curtain.

Frankie’s Diner, 1806 S. Dixie Highway, Suite A

Current score: 93

Current grade: A

Previous score: 98

Previous grade: A

Comments: Improperly labeled chemical bottle. Label bottles with correct common name of chemical. Cloths on counter, bucket on floor. Store cloths in sanitizer when not in hand. Do not store buckets on floor.

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