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February 1, 2014

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.

Christian Heritage School, 1600 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Current score: 100

Current grade: A

Previous score: 100

Previous grade: A

Comments: None.

Dawnville Elementary School, 1380 Dawnville Road N.E.

Current score: 100

Current grade: A

Previous score: 96

Previous grade: A

Comments: None.

Applebee’s,

1322 W. Walnut Ave.

Current score: 99

Current grade: A

Previous score: N/A

Previous grade: N/A

Comments: Need dumpster and grease container.

Mariscos Puerto Vallarta, 1205 S. Thornton Ave.

Current score: 99

Current grade: A

Previous score: 97

Previous grade: A

Comments: Hole in the storage room ceiling. Repair ceiling.

Oyster Pub,

2218 Chattanooga Road

Current score: 97

Current grade: A

Previous score: 89

Previous grade: B

Comments: Maintain cooler doors and handles clean, free from debris and buildup. Corrected on site. Added pressure is needed in hand sinks.

Los Pablos No. 2,

2204 Chattanooga Road

Current score: 95

Current grade: A

Previous score: 90

Previous grade: A

Comments: A plastic container of chips was observed uncovered on a top storage shelf. Always cover any stored food to avoid contamination. Corrected on site. Ceiling must be repaired throughout kitchen area. Some areas are falling in (rear, by dry storage). All must be stable, in good repair and closed to avoid letting in dust or pests. Multiple light bulbs were found without shields. Place shields on all bulbs in kitchen, prep and storage areas.

Miller Brothers Rib Shack, 606 E. Morris St.

Current score: 95

Current grade: A

Previous score: 91

Previous grade: A

Comments: Employee chewing gum. Gum is not permitted when handling food. Ansul system out of date. Service Ansul.

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