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.



Little Caesar’s Pizza, 505 G.I. Maddox Parkway

Current score: 88

Current grade: B

Previous score: 90  

Previous grade: A

Comments: No one on staff formally trained in food safety. One person shall be trained on food safety and be able to demonstrate extensive knowledge regarding food safety. Observed several personal drinks stored around the food prep areas and in the cooler, as well as the freezer. Personal drinks shall be single service with a lid/straw and shall be stored in a manner so no food will be contaminated (corrected at the time of inspection). Observed broken paper towel dispenser at hand wash station. Paper towel roll stored on top of Mountain Dew bottles. Fix dispenser immediately. Observed dirty can opener. Clean or replace with clean can opener immediately (corrected at the time of inspection).



Four Way Drive In, Highway 225 South

Current score: 86

Current grade: B

Previous score: 88  

Previous grade: B

Comments: No certified food safety manager on staff — acquire certification. Observed several foods above 41 degrees at prep cooler. Cooler must maintain 41 degrees or cooler. Observed hole in wall. Repair hole.