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September 8, 2013

Restaurant report card — Whitfield County

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Ryman Hall/Fellowship Center, 2203 S. Dixie Highway

Current score: 98

Current grade: A

Previous score: 95

Previous grade: A

Comments: Microwave and rack in reach-in have buildup. Remove buildup. No food in kitchen.

Westwood School, 708 Trammel St.

Current score: 98

Current grade: A

Previous score: 98

Previous grade: A

Comments: Caulking at sinks is poorly done. Must be smooth and easy to clean.

Country Kitchen Shoppe, 3356 S. Dixie Highway

Current score: 97

Current grade: A

Previous score: 92

Previous grade: A

Comments: Fish in water thawing in reach-in. Do not place food in direct contact with water or ice to avoid contamination.

Westside Middle School, 580 LaFayette Road

Current score: 97

Current grade: A

Previous score: 100

Previous grade: A

Comments: Washed apples on open tray for self-serve were observed on lunch line. They are not protected from students’ hands and may become contaminated. Have food server handle apples with gloves, individually wrapping apples, or use tongs.

Westside Elementary School, 1815 Utility Road

Current score: 96

Current grade: A

Previous score: 97

Previous grade: A

Comments: A bag of cheese and bar of cheese were observed in walk-in and reach-in, respectively, without any date markings. Lunch was already being served so that cheese may not get any more use today. Date mark all ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food that will be held more than 24 hours.

Kelly’s Restaurant, 1700 S. Dixie Highway, Space A

Current score: 95

Current grade: A

Previous score: 93

Previous grade: A

Comments: Metal piece separating ice was observed to have some buildup. Remove buildup on any piece, wall or top of ice machine (internal) to avoid contaminating ice. Large fan on wall over prep table needs to be cleaned to remove the dust buildup observed.

Little Tokyo, 816 Walnut Square Blvd., Suite 28-A

Current score: 94

Current grade: A

Previous score: 94

Previous grade: A

Comments: Employee drink in reusable cup without straw. Drinks must be in single-service cup with lid and straw. Discarded. Corrected on site. Replace torn cooler gaskets.

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