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 Ansul system out of date.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.



Wendy’s,

2600 Martin Luther

King Jr. Blvd.

Current score: 94

Current grade: A

Previous score: 91

Previous grade: A

Comments: Wiping cloths on counters. Store cloths in sanitizer of correct strength when not in hand. Replace broken floor tiles. Re-grout where needed.



Tony’s Italian Restaurant, 933 Market St., Suite 14

Current score: 94

Current grade: A

Previous score: 96

Previous grade: A

Comments: Food was date marked but not disposed of on time. One item was marked 1/9/14 and another 1/4/14. Discarded. Corrected on site.



Morningside,

2470 Dug Gap Road

Current score: 91

Current grade: A

Previous score: 94

Previous grade: A

Comments: Chili at 53 degrees after more than 12 hours of cooling. Food must be cooled to 41 degrees in six hours. Discarded. Corrected on site.



Subway,

2709 Chattanooga Road

Current score: 87

Current grade: B

Previous score: 87

Previous grade: B

Comments: Observed several employee drinks in reusable cups. Also observed some cups without straws. Drinks must be in single-service cup with lid and straw. Spicy chicken at 45.7 degrees, salami at 47.4 degrees. Hold potentially hazardous food cold at 41 degrees or below.



Waffle House,

246 Connector 3

Current score: 87

Current grade: B

Previous score: 91

Previous grade: A

Comments: Time sticker on eggs in basket was illegible. Eggs were above 70 degrees. Potentially hazardous foods must be kept under 70 degrees if under time control. Make sure time and date is easy to read. Tray, on which hash brown cartons are held, had many holes that were letting water in. The water coming up into tray has been sitting on cooler floor and may be contaminated. Tray was discarded as well as cartons. Keep cartons on smooth tray in good repair.



Wendy’s,

1500 W. Walnut Ave.

Current score: 86

Current grade: B

Previous score: 94

Previous grade: A

Comments: Observed employee drink in cup without lid or straw. Drinks must be in single-service cup with lid and straw. Hand sink blocked. Do not block hand sink. No paper towels in ladies room. Battery dead in men’s room dispenser. Paper towels must be available at all hand sinks. Found three bent cans with good ones. Segregate bent cans. Wet stacking. Air dry containers. Freezer door will not close because of ice buildup. Spray arm at three-compartment sink at flood rim of sink. Must be at least 1 inch above flood rim. Repair ceiling in ladies room. Replace damaged tiles.

 

Shoney’s,

1302 W. Walnut Ave.

Current score: 83

Current grade: B

Previous score: 92

Previous grade: A

Comments: No sanitizer detected in cloth bucket. Maintain 200 ppm quat. Changed out. Corrected on site. Rice at 45 degrees, pasta at 43.2 degrees after more than 24 hours. Cool foods to 70 degrees in first two hours and down to 41 degrees in six hours total. Discarded. Corrected on site. Floor in walk-in is bowed up. Some tiles need re-grouting. Replace missing ceiling tile.