Whitfield Restaurant Reports for Aug. 11: Bottle of Amoxicillin stored in walk-in cooler; gray water running out from grill area; and other health code violations

Whitfield County Environmental Health conducts inspections of restaurants and other food establishments. The inspectors may require a re-inspection. Restaurants and other food establishments are required by law to post their most recent inspection permit. The Daily Citizen-News lists areas where the establishments are out of compliance with the regulations. Recent scores for all six counties within the North Georgia Health District are available at www.nghd.org.

Regional Youth Detention Center

2735 Underwood Road

Current score: 100

Previous score: 99

Current grade: A

Previous grade: A

Comments: None.

Tijuana's Restaurant

328 S. Hamilton St.

Current score: 99

Previous score: 90

Current grade: A

Previous grade: A

Comments: Observed single-service articles stored face up and open to contamination. Store single-service articles inverted/covered. Corrected on site.

The Filling Station

315 N. Hamilton St.

Current score: 98

Previous score: 95

Current grade: A

Previous grade: A

Comments: Single-service articles observed stored uncovered/face up and open to contamination. Invert/cover single-service articles.

Five Guys Famous Burgers & Fries

1303 W. Walnut Ave. suite 203

Current score: 95

Previous score: 97

Current grade: A

Previous grade: A

Comments: Self-serve lemons are not protected from cough/sneeze of customer. Sneeze guard is required. Shelving in poor repair; replace shelving.

Quinton Memorial Healthcare

1115 Professional Blvd.

Current score: 94

Previous score: 89

Current grade: A

Previous grade: B

Comments: Observed no inspection report posted and no choking poster. Employee restroom must have self-closing door and trash can with lid. Cafeteria door leading to the outside has gap at bottom. This gap must be closed/sealed.

Burger Den

2620 Chattanooga Road

Current score: 93

Previous score: 95

Current grade: A

Previous grade: A

Comments: Observed unapproved pesticides stored in restaurant. All pesticides must be approved for use in restaurants. Discarded. Corrected on site. Observed knives stored in-between equipment and cabinet. Knives must be stored in approved location. Observed floor under grill/fryer area with a lot of buildup on floor. Clean floor under grill/fryer area. Also, keep floors underneath shelving and other equipment clean.

The Oyster

933 Market St. suite 12

Current score: 92

Previous score: 91

Current grade: A

Previous grade: A

Comments: Items served undercooked must be denoted on menu with an asterisk and that asterisk must be at the beginning of the consumer advisory statement. Concrete floor behind bar and in walk-in cooler must be, at a minimum, sealed with sealant.

Miller Brothers Rib Shack

606 E. Morris St.

Current score: 91

Previous score: 96

Current grade: A

Previous grade: A

Comments: Sliced pork at 51 degrees, cheese at 48.2 degrees. Hold temperature controlled foods at 41 degrees or lower. Corrected on site.

Fuji Japanese Steak, Seafood and Sushi House

1321 W. Walnut Ave. suite 1

Current score: 90

Previous score: 90

Current grade: A

Previous grade: A

Comments: Mozzarella sticks at 46.4 degrees, pot stickers at 47.1 degrees, spicy tuna at 44.6 degrees. Hold temperature controlled foods at 41 degrees or lower. Corrected on site. Rice at 64 degrees, 53 degrees after more than 12 hours. Cool to 41 degrees in six hours. Discarded. Corrected on site. Grease on ground outside; clean up grease.

Miracle's Pizzeria

2208 Cleveland Highway suite C

Current score: 90

Previous score: 93

Current grade: A

Previous grade: A

Comments: No soap or paper towels at bar hand sink. All hand sinks must be properly supplied with soap and paper towels. Corrected on site. Three chemical bottles not labeled. Write working name of chemical on bottle. Labeled. Corrected on site. Light out in kitchen making it too dark in kitchen. Get all lights working.

Cyra's Range & Garden

234 N. Hamilton St.

Current score: 89

Previous score: 89

Current grade: B

Previous grade: B

Comments: Chicken salad at 47.8 degrees, scallops at 46.8 degrees, raw shrimp at 48 degrees. Hold temperature controlled foods at 41 degrees or lower. Corrected on site. Several broken floor tiles; replace floor tiles. Several end caps missing. Replace end caps on shields.

Papa John's Pizza

100 W. Walnut Ave. suite 152

Current score: 88

Previous score: 92

Current grade: B

Previous grade: A

Comments: Employee drink in reusable cup in walk-in. Drinks must be in single-service cup with lid and straw. Bottle of Amoxicillin in walk-in cooler; segregate medicine. Medicine belonged to employee's child and should not be in establishment.

Waffle House

246 Connector 3

Current score: 87

Previous score: 91

Current grade: B

Previous grade: A

Comments: Observed temperature controlled foods held at a temperature exceeding 41 degrees. Lettuce and tomatoes at prep top cooler by grill at 46 degrees. Corrected on site. Eggs over grill with no time out of temperature control or discard time posted. If using time as a method of pathogen control, you must record time eggs are taken out of temperature control and a four-hour discard time. Eggs were temped at 67 degrees. Corrected on site. Plates and bowls must be covered or inverted, above prep line, to protect food contact surfaces. Observed several flies in establishment. Install fly fan at back door.

Grandma's Diner

1359 Dawnville Road

Current score: 86

Previous score: 90

Current grade: B

Previous grade: A

Comments: Cloth bucket did not have enough sanitizer. Maintain between 200-300 parts per million quaternary. Corrected on site. Eggs at 68.4 degrees. Hold temperature controlled foods at 41 degrees or lower. Discarded. Corrected on site. Floor in poor repair; repair floor.

Jersey Mike's Subs

1367 W. Walnut Ave.

Current score: 83

Previous score: 93

Current grade: B

Previous grade: A

Comments: Observed no sanitizer in sanitizer bucket. Must keep sanitizer at proper concentration. Corrected to 200 parts per million chlorine. Corrected on site. Observed cut tomatoes and lettuce held at temperature exceeding 41 degrees on sandwich prep line. Items considered temperature controlled foods must be held cold at 41 degrees or lower. Items discarded. Time as a method of pathogen control was discussed. Corrected on site. Observed meatballs stored in steam table at temperatures lower than 135 degrees. All temperature controlled foods must be held at 135 degrees or higher. Items were reheated to 165 degrees. Water at steam table heated also. Corrected on site. Must post choking poster and ServSafe certification in customer area. Must have appropriate test strips for quaternary sanitizer.

El Pollo Allegre

323 S. Grimes St.

Current score: 72

Previous score: 94

Current grade: C

Previous grade: A

Comments: No Certified Food Safety Manager on site. Re-check on July 29. Dicers had buildup of old food. Take dicers apart and clean properly. Corrected on site. Salsa at 50 degrees; raw chicken at 45 degrees, 45.8 degrees; sour cream at 46.4 degrees. Hold temperature controlled foods at 41 degrees or lower. Discarded and moved. Corrected on site. Grilled chicken at 108.7-133 degrees. Hold temperature controlled foods at 135 degrees or higher. Reheated to 165 degrees. Corrected on site. Unapproved pesticides. Use only those pesticides approved for use in commercial food service. Washing equipment in food sink and vice versa. Food sink is for ready-to-eat food only and three-compartment sink is for equipment. Moved. Corrected on site. No cold water at hand sink; repair sink line. Gray water running out from grill area. All waste water must be plumed to sewer. Floor in poor repair.

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