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February 11, 2013

Restaurant report card — Murray County

Murray 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.

Murray Medical Center, 707 Old Dalton Ellijay Road

Current score: 100

Current grade: A

Previous score: 100  

Previous grade: A

Comments: None.

That Kountry Kitchen, 4540 Highway 411 North

Current score: 99

Current grade: A

Previous score: N/A (new establishment)

Previous grade: N/A

Comments: Observed cracked front window. Replace window.

El Pueblito, 79 E. Highway 286

Current score: 98

Current grade: A

Previous score: 90  

Previous grade: A

Comments: Replace cutting board or flip over to other side. Observed cutting boards that were old and very difficult to clean properly. Observed Dumpster with lids open and not on a concrete pad. Keep lids closed and on a pad.

Pizza Hut, 430 S. Third Ave.

Current score: 97

Current grade: A

Previous score: 99  

Previous grade: A

Comments: Observed stored utensils stored on floor. These must be stored 6 inches off floor. Observed soiled vent hood; clean regularly.

Debbie’s Drive In, Highway 76

Current score: 96

Current grade: A

Previous score: 99  

Previous grade: A

Comments: No certified food safety manager on staff — acquire certification.

Wendy’s, 1041 N. Third Ave.

Current score: 96

Current grade: A

Previous score: 99  

Previous grade: A

Comments: Observed lettuce, tomatoes, bacon uncovered in prep area while not being used. Cover all food items that are not in use at all times.

Papa John’s Pizza, G.I. Maddox Parkway

Current score: 94

Current grade: A

Previous score: 96  

Previous grade: A

Comments: Observed no certified food safety manager on staff — acquire certification.

Subway-Central, 2979 Highway 76, suite H

Current score: 94

Current grade: A

Previous score: 87  

Previous grade: B

Comments: Observed no certified food safety manager on staff — acquire certification. Observed no pad for Dumpster. Install pad.

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