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June 23, 2013

Whitfield County restaurant reports


Tijuana’s Restaurant, 328 S. Hamilton St.

Current score: 91

Current grade: A

Previous score: 89  

Previous grade: B

Comments: Employees observed wearing gloves and touching dirty cloths and then reaching for food and touching utensil handles. Employee caught before touching food. Employees must wash hands between tasks especially after handling contaminated/soiled equipment, utensils and cloths. Wear clean gloves before handling food.

The Coffee Train, 109 N. Pentz St.

Current score: 89

Current grade: B

Previous score: 94  

Previous grade: A

Comments: ServSafe has expired. Each establishment must have a Certified Food Safety Manager on staff designated for this establishment only. Food has not been disposed of after the seven-day maximum time limit. Chicken salad and salad with diced tomatoes were observed in prep cooler more than seven days old. Food was discarded. Coffee stirrers were observed without protection from contamination. They are not individually wrapped or dispensed. Protect stirrers from contamination by dispensing/wrapped individuals.

Jersey Mike’s Subs, 1367 W. Walnut Ave.

Current score: 85

Current grade: B

Previous score: 96  

Previous grade: A

Comments: Tuna and chicken salad in deli cooler were observed out of temperature. Discard. The tomatoes (sliced) on top prep cooler were also out of temperature. Discard. Use time as a control when appropriate temperature can’t be maintained. Food may be used out of temperature for a maximum of four hours. Times MUST be recorded. Maintain foods in cold holding at 41 degrees or less. Bags of cooked meatballs and chicken, as well as container of cheese, were observed in walk-in cooler without date markings. Food lasting more than 24 hours must be date marked once the original container is opened. Educational materials on subject was provided. Inspection was not displayed for public view. It was found in a drawer. Inspections must be displayed at all times for public view. Cups were found in containers to be used as scoops. All scoops must have a handle and must be kept out of contact with food.

Bruster’s Real Ice Cream, 1307 Dug Gap Road

Current score: 83

Current grade: B

Previous score: 95  

Previous grade: A

Comments: Milk at 47.3 degrees. Hold potentially hazardous food at 41 degrees or below. Corrected on site. Wiping cloths sitting on countertops. Submerge cloths in sanitizer when not in hand. Dip well must be running if utensils are in it. Quat test required. Flies. All windows must be fully self-closing.

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