Local News

November 25, 2012

Restaurant report card — Whitfield County

Whitfield County Environmental Health conducts inspections of restaurants every three months. 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.

Coahulla Creek High School, 3361 Crow Road

Current score: 99

Current grade: A

Previous score: 98

Previous grade: A

Comments: Couple of gaskets torn. Replace torn gaskets. Do not put liners in drawers.

Cohutta Elementary School, 254 Wolfe St.

Current score: 99

Current grade: A

Previous score: 99

Previous grade: A

Comments: Clean ceiling vent. Always put dented cans on bottom shelf.

Varnell Elementary School, 4421 Highway 2

Current score: 98

Current grade: A

Previous score: 97

Previous grade: A

Comments: Air gap required on dish sink at machine.

Kelly’s Restaurant,

1700 S. Dixie Highway, Space A

Current score: 96

Current grade: A

Previous score: 95

Previous grade: A

Comments: Put prep date on all potentially hazardous food that is ready to eat.

Zaxby’s,

2710 Airport Road

Current score: 95

Current grade: A

Previous score: 92

Previous grade: A

Comments: Store wiping cloths in solution of 200 ppm quat. Replace torn gaskets.

New China,

2113 E. Walnut Ave.

Current score: 93

Current grade: A

Previous score: 93

Previous grade: A

Comments: Invert single-service items with handles up. Faucet on three-compartment sink needs to be lifted/lightened up. Seal gaps under back screen door.

Sonic, 2702 Airport Road

Current score: 93

Current grade: A

Previous score: 91

Previous grade: A

Comments: Do not store food under leaking lines in walk-in cooler. Clean equipment wheels and food sink handles. Clean walls.

Los Pablos No. 2,

2204 Chattanooga Road

Current score: 92

Current grade: A

Previous score: 89

Previous grade: B

Comments: Employee drink in water bottles. Drink must be in single-service cup with lid and straw. Keep soap and paper towels at bar hand sink. Repair leak around hot handle at three-compartment sink. Repair/paint ceilings. Repair floor.

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