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November 17, 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.

Pizza Hut, 1525 Cleveland Highway

Current score: 99

Current grade: A

Previous score: 95

Previous grade: A

Comments: Large plastic containers were observed tightly stacked while still wet. Allow dishes to fully air dry before stacking.

Pupuseria Salvadorena La Bendicion, 307 Smith Industrial Blvd., Suite C-D

Current score: 98

Current grade: A

Previous score: 96

Previous grade: A

Comments: Handle of scoop in food. Store handles up out of food. Buildup on ice machine. Clean machine.

Dalton-Whitfield Senior Center, 302 Cappes St.

Current score: 97

Current grade: A

Previous score: 99

Previous grade: A

Comments: Several pre-packaged food items were out of date. Discard out-of-date foods. Corrected on site.

Playerz Sports Bar & Grill, 1507 W. Walnut Ave.

Current score: 97

Current grade: A

Previous score: 99

Previous grade: A

Comments: Front door is not fully self-closing. Back door has large gap at bottom of it. Doors to outside must be fully self-closing and tight-fitting with frame with no outer openings.

Shaw Cafe 72, 616 E. Walnut Ave.

Current score: 96

Current grade: A

Previous score: 99

Previous grade: A

Comments: Some food items were date marked incorrectly. Be consistent with date marking. Use “use-by” date. Seven days with day one being prep/date. Food re-dated. Corrected on site.

Las Palmas Mexican Restaurant, 1331 W. Walnut Ave.

Current score: 92

Current grade: A

Previous score: 92

Previous grade: A

Comments: Observed several wiping cloths sitting on countertops. Submerge cloths in sanitizer when not in hand. Wet stacking. Air dry containers. Invert single-service items once unwrapped. Discard broken/cracked containers. Repair walls.

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