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Burger King Scores a C: Restaurant Inspections December 5

A Taco Bell was also cited during a reinspection for keeping guacamole and sour cream too warm. Freeman's Mill Elementary was also inspected.

A Burger King in Lawrenceville scored a C. (Patch file)
A Burger King in Lawrenceville scored a C. (Patch file)
The following are restaurant health inspection scores as reported by Gwinnett County: 
 
La Playa
, 532 Grayson Highway Suite B-C
Score: 89 B
Inspection Date: December 5
Previous Score: 87 B (9/11/13), 87 B (4/12/13)
Type of inspection: Routine
Violations: 6-2, Violation of Code: [.04(6)(g) ] Chicken tamales, taco sauce & beef broth held at facility for more than 24 hours and not date marked. Items were date marked with 12/01 preparation date. Cooked potentially hazardous foods that are held in the facility over 24 hours should be date marked with the date of preparation and/or date of discard and be held for a maximum of seven (7) days (seven days includes the date of preparation) before the product must be sold, consumed and/or discarded.  Corrected On-Site.  Repeat Violation. 17C, Violation of Code: [.07(5)(a),(b) ] Self-closer on men's restroom door broken. Repair within 10 days. Self-closer on bathroom doors should be maintained in proper working order.  New Violation. 18, Violation of Code: [.07(2)(m) ] Self-closer broken on rear entry/exit door. Repair self-closer within 10 days. Outer perimeter openings should be controlled with self-closers to prevent the possible entry of pests/vermin into the facility.  Repeat Violation.

24/7 Shared Kitchen, 245 Scenic Highway 
Score: 100 A
Inspection Date: December 5
Previous Score: 99 A (4/26/13), 100 A (7/27/12)
Type of inspection: Routine
No Violations

Taco Bell, 2929 Five Forks Trickum Road
Score: 88 B
Inspection Date: December 5
Previous Score: 74 C (11/26/13), 81 B (2/11/13)
Type of inspection: Follow-up
Violations: 6-1A, Violation of Code: [.04(6)(f) ] Guacomole 46°F and sour cream 49°F in the upper portion of the prep cooler used for preparing orders. Cold-held potentially hazardous foods must be maintained below 41°F. The employee decided to discard the foods.  Corrected On-Site.  Repeat Violation. 6-1B, Violation of Code: [.04(6)(f) ] Supreme and pepperoni pizzas in the holding cabinet closer to the drive through window holding 120°F-122°F. Hot-held potentially hazardous foods must be maintained above 135°F. The employee decided to discard the foods.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation. 13A, Violation of Code: [.10(2)(g) ] Current inspection report is not posted in drive through window. The top one-third of a copy of the current inspection report must be visible through the drive-through window. The employee decided to post the report.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation.

Chili's, 947 Lawrenceville Suwanee Road
Score: 99 A
Inspection Date: December 5
Previous Score: 95 A (5/9/13), 90 A (12/20/12)
Type of inspection: Routine
Violations: 14A, Violation of Code: [.04(4)(k) ] Portion spoons observed with handles down in food. All utensils must be stored with the handle up. Handles were moved up.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation. 14B, Violation of Code: [.05(10)(a) ] Pans stacked wet in dish wash area. All equipment and utensils must be air dried prior to stacking. Pans were unstacked.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation. 14C, Violation of Code: [.05(10)(f) ] Single use bowls in dry storage room stored with food service up. Cups stored in dispenser without lid. All single service items must be protected from contamination. Bowls were placed in bags and lids were placed on top cup.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation.

Freeman's Mill Elementary School, 2030 Old Peachtree Road
Score: 100 A
Inspection Date: December 5
Previous Score: 98 A (3/5/13), 96 A (11/30/12)
Type of inspection: Routine
No Violations

Lekshmi's Kitchen, 725 Grayson Highway
Score: 96 A
Inspection Date: December 5
Previous Score: 95 A (5/29/13), 100 A (12/27/12)
Type of inspection: Routine
Violations: 2-2A, Violation of Code: [.03(4)(a)-(f) ] Person in charge was unable to demonstrate knowledge of employee health policy. Policy was reviewed with person in charge and a copy of the policy was provided. Person in charge must be able to demonstrate knowledge of employee health policy (when to restrict/exclude employees, the most common foodborne illensses, and when to report to the health department).  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation.

Burger King 12294, 1840 Cruse Road 
Score: 78 C
Inspection Date: December 5
Previous Score: 98 A (10/4/13), N/A (9/13/13)
Type of inspection: Routine
Violations: 2-1B, Violation of Code: [.03(5)(c) ] Observed employee sweeping floor with broom. Employee then touched fryer basket handle to remove fries from fryer, poured fries out of basket, and then touched salt shaker to add salt to fries. The fryer basket handle and salt shaker have been contaminated. Person in charge discussed procedure for cleaning hands in-between tasks with employee. Hands must be washed when going in-between tasks, after touching raw animal products, before donning gloves, before touching clean equipment or food, or whenever hands become contaminated.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation. 2-1C, Violation of Code: [.04(4)(a) ] 1.Observed employee scoop fries into container. Fries fell from scoop, touched bare hand, and then fell into basket with other fries. 2. Observed employee touch fries with bare hand when placing container of fries into bag. Contaminated fries were discarded. No bare hand contact is allowed with ready-to-eat foods.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation. 4-2B, Violation of Code: [.05(7)(a)1 ] Observed build-up of black mold and residue in ice machine. Ice was discarded and machine was cleaned. All food-contact surfaces must be clean to sight and touch.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation. 6-1D, Violation of Code: [.04(6)(i) ] Observed employee slice tomatoes and place them under time control, with tomatoes starting at a temperature above 41F. Some of the tomatoes were moved to walk in cooler to cool, and the remainder of the tomatoes were put in an ice bath. All potentially hazardous foods under time as a public health control must start at/above 135F or at/below 41F. 
NOTE: Tomatoes become a potentially hazardous food once sliced.
Recommendation: Chill tomatoes in cooler before slicing, or slice tomatoes ahead of time and store in cooler until they have cooled to 41F or below before placing on time control.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation.

IHOP Restaurant #4410, 955 Lawrenceville Suwanee Road
Score: 90 A
Inspection Date: December 5
Previous Score: 95 A (6/20/13), 100 A (4/12/13)
Type of inspection: Routine
Violations: 4-1A, Violation of Code: [.04(4)(c)1(i)-(iii),(v),(viii) ] Raw chicken stored above raw beef, raw beef sausage and raw turkey bacon stored above onion rings and cheesesticks. All raw animal products must be stored below ready to eat foods and according to minimum cook temperature. All were rearranged to be in compliance during inspection.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation. 15A, Violation of Code: [.05(6)(a) ] Ambient temp of 1 dr True cooler on cookline at 46F. All equipment must be maintained in good repair. Cooler must be replaced or repaired. Foods in cooler were still in compliance with temperature but ice baths were placed in cooler. Advised to continue to ice potentially hazardous foods until cooler is repaired.  New Violation.

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