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February 22, 2014

Restaurant report card — Whitfield County

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G&G’s Catering,

1109 N. Hamilton St.

Current score: 88

Current grade: B

Previous score: 91

Previous grade: A

Comments: Pitcher of tea sitting in hand sink. Do not put anything in hand sink. Some foods are out of date. Discard out-of-date items. Garbage required to be on concrete pad. Clean ceiling.

Waffle House, 2505 E. Walnut Ave.

Current score: 88

Current grade: B

Previous score: 88

Previous grade: B

Comments: Cheese, tomato and ham in prep cooler and drawer were out of temperature. Discarded. Keep lid closed on cooler to avoid heat from nearby grill. Do not fill container to top, only fill it halfway and use lids. Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food must be at less than 41 degrees. Corrected on site. Seal gap between hand sink and ware washing sink. Place light bulbs on bulbs in dry storage room.

Emperor of China, 1223 Glenwood Ave.

Current score: 83

Current grade: B

Previous score: 89

Previous grade: B

Comments: Raw chicken stored above vegetables. Vegetables not discarded as all were in bags and chicken was in a bag inside of container. Even if wrapped/sealed, never store raw meat over ready-to-eat food. Also, use more separation between vegetables and raw meats in walk-in. Corrected on site. Containers of rice and chicken all cooked were not date marked. Date mark all cooked and potentially hazardous foods. Maximum of seven days; day one being cook/open day. Cooked noodles are rinsed with cold water in vegetable sink to aid in cooling. Water or ice must not come in direct contact with food. Keep handles out of food. Employee observed towel drying plates. Plates must be air dried.

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