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October 6, 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.

Beaverdale Elementary School, 9196 Highway 2

Current score: 99

Current grade: A

Previous score: 96

Previous grade: A

Comments: Visible soiling on drawers and cooler handles. All non-food contact surfaces must be cleaned as needed to prevent visible soiling.

Lisa’s Cafe & Catering, 410 S. Hamilton St.

Current score: 97

Current grade: A

Previous score: 94

Previous grade: A

Comments: Invert single-serve items once unwrapped. Homestyle knife holder being used. Use only commercial equipment. Clean fan. Replace damaged floor tiles. Clean walls and ceilings. Employees need some place (lockers) to put personal belongings.

Retro Bowl, 302 Red Cross Drive

Current score: 96

Current grade: A

Previous score: 96

Previous grade: A

Comments: Hot dogs out of date. Pizza undated. Date all potentially hazardous food that is ready to eat. Discard foods that are out of date.

Outback Steakhouse, 955 Market St.

Current score: 93

Current grade: A

Previous score: 92

Previous grade: A

Comments: Food on floor in freezer. Store 6 inches up off floor. Washing potatoes in three-compartment sink. Wash potatoes in vegetable prep sink only. Nozzle dip well must be 1 inch above flood rim. Several floor tiles need regrouting.

Unique Impressions, 326 Terry Lane, Tunnel Hill

Current score: 93

Current grade: A

Previous score: 97

Previous grade: A

Comments: Several cans of food are out of date. Discard out of date food. Vegetable prep sink is required. Drop ceiling is required.

Taco Bell, 1242 Glenwood Ave.

Current score: 93

Current grade: A

Previous score: 97

Previous grade: A

Comments: Boxes of food stored on the floor. Store all food 6 inches up off floor. Single-service items stored on floor. Store single-service items 6 inches up off floor. Hot water leak at vegetable prep sink. Clean ceiling tiles.

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