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August 17, 2013

Restaurant report card — Whitfield County

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Los Pablos, 2204 Chattanooga Road

Current score: 90

Current grade: A

Previous score: 90

Previous grade: A

Comments: A fish fillet was observed on top of a stack of raw ground beef in a container in a walk-in. The fish was removed and discarded. Raw meats must be separated based on cooking temperatures to avoid cross contamination. Educational material provided. Microwave was observed to have some dangerous/peeling plastic on the internal side of door. Repair or replace so that it becomes a smooth, easy-to-clean surface. Multiple pieces of wood throughout the kitchen was observed, used mostly as support. Remove wood or paint it with multiple layers until wood is non-absorbent, smooth and easily cleanable.

KFC, 1519 W. Walnut Ave.

Current score: 89

Current grade: B

Previous score: 89

Previous grade: B

Comments: Observed employee with nails past fingertips and nail polish. Keep nails trimmed to tips; nail polish is not permitted. Area above buffet and inside microwave has visible buildup. Clean top buffet line and microwaves. Leak at spray arm. Repair leak. Ansel out of date. Service Ansel. Ceiling tiles soiled. Clean tiles. Tiles probably need replacing. Large gap under back door. Seal gap at bottom of door. No outer openings.

Cici’s Pizza, 1345 W. Walnut Ave.

Current score: 87

Current grade: B

Previous score: 87

Previous grade: B

Comments: Cheese pizza at 113 degrees. Hold potentially hazardous foods at 135 degrees or higher. Clean floors under equipment.

Mr. Biscuit, 1904 Chattanooga Road

Current score: 86

Current grade: B

Previous score: 90

Previous grade: A

Comments: Paper towels were not provided at hand sink. Paper towels must be available at hand washing sinks to dry hands completely. Paper towels were provided when asked for them. Corrected on site. Bologna and ham in the top prep cooler were out of temperature and had been out for more than four hours. No time records available. Discarded. Keep all ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food at 41 degrees or lower or maintain time record if food will be out of temperature. Educational material provided. Corrected on site. Test strips were not available and one employee said they have not had any since the last inspection was done in March. Test strips must be available on site to confirm adequate concentrations of sanitizer.

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