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November 17, 2013

Restaurant report card — Whitfield County

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Subway, 2135 E. Walnut Ave.

Current score: 91

Current grade: A

Previous score: 93

Previous grade: A

Comments: Observed employee drinks stored over bags of potato chips. Do not store drinks over/next to food or food contact. Moved. Corrected on site. Observed employees with nail polish and rings with settings. Nail polish is not permitted. Plain wedding bands only. Wet stacking. Air dry containers first.

McDonald’s at Walmart, 2545 E. Walnut Ave.

Current score: 89

Current grade: B

Previous score: 89

Previous grade: B

Comments: Container of soap next to single-service containers. Segregate chemicals from food/food contact. Moved. Corrected on site. Torn cooler gaskets. Replace gasket. Duct tape on sink pipes. Do not use duct tape to repair equipment. Soiled equipment on air drying drainboard. Do not put soiled items on drainboard intended for clean items. Observed employee pour dirty bucket of water into sanitizing compartment of three-compartment sink. Pour soiled water into floor sink. Flies.

Captain D’s, 1236 Glenwood Ave.

Current score: 89

Current grade: B

Previous score: 97

Previous grade: A

Comments: Two containers of green beans were observed in walk-in cooler. The containers were covered and sat in a larger container that served as an ice bath. The green beans were found out of temperature due to improper cooling; had been cooling for four hours. The method of the ice bath while in walk-in cooler is correct, but the containers should have been left uncovered while cooling. Also, stir often to release heat at bottom of container. Corrected on site. Plastic containers were observed stacked tight before they had air dried completely. Allow containers to fully air dry before stacking tightly. The trapped water in containers may harbor bacteria. Containers were separated for proper drying.

Kenny’s Restaurant, 1022 Riverbend Road

Current score: 88

Current grade: B

Previous score: 88

Previous grade: B

Comments: Observed employee with drink in a can, placed on food and prep surface. Drinks must be in single-service cup with lid and straw. Do not put over food/food prep. Corrected on site. Wiping cloths on counters. Put cloths in sanitizer when not in hand. Post permit. Clean and repair ceilings.

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