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Japanese Steakhouse Scores High on Follow-up: Restaurant Inspections Jan. 31

Shogun in Lawrenceville, Ga. scored a A after receiving a 42 the day before. A Starbucks was also inspected.

The following are restaurant health inspection scores as reported by Gwinnett County:

Oyster Bay Seafood Cafe, 125 Crogan Street 
Score: 95 A
Inspection Date: 
January 31
Previous Score: 99 A (12/11/12), 79 C (12/6/12)
Type of inspection:
 Routine
Violations: 6-2, Violation of Code: [.04(6)(h) ] TCS foods not discarded by the end of the 7 day maximum holding time: Whiskey mix containing cooked bacon and Fish dip containing cooked Mahi Mahi. (Discard the foods.) Ensure that properly labeled TCS foods are not held longer than 7 total days in refrigeration. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 14B, Violation of Code: [.05(10)(g)2 ] Multiple employees observed handling tableware improperly at the expo window: thumbs extending too far into the rim of plates, bowls of food. (Cooks should push the plates at least to the middle of the window ledge to make it easier for employees to pull orders of food.) Employees must handle tableware by the base and minimize contact with the inner rim of tableware, to prevent contamination of food and food-contact surfaces. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

American Deli, 665 Duluth Highway Suite 1001
Score: 88 B
Inspection Date: 
January 31
Previous Score: 95 A (10/9/12), 88 B (3/12/12)
Type of inspection:
 Routine
Violations: 2-2D, Violation of Code: [.06(2)(o) ] Observed employee rinse knife in the hand wash sink at the front. Employee instructed on proper sink use. Use hand wash sinks ONLY for hand washing. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 4-2B, Violation of Code: [.05(7)(a)1 ] Tea urns have a build-up of debris inside of the nozzle. Cleaned. Clean tea urn nozzles often enough to prevent build-up. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 11C, Violation of Code: [.04(6)(c)] Chicken thawing in meat prep sink at room temperature. Water turned on. Only thaw using one of the 4 approved methods: 1. under running water 2. in a refrigerator 3. in a microwave if the food is to be immediately cooked OR 4. as part of the cooking process. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 15A, Violation of Code: [.05(6)(a) ] Fryer baskets have broken wires. Replace. New Violation.

Shogun Japanese Steakhouse, 860 Duluth Highway Suite 1400
Score: 96 A
Inspection Date: 
January 31
Previous Score: 42 U (1/30/13), 96 A (11/2/12)
Type of inspection:
 Follow-up
Violations: 5-2, Violation of Code: [.04(7)(e) ] Sushi paper menus do not meet the consumer advisory requirements. Menus are being reprinted. Owner to supply office with new menus for review to ensure they meet the consumer advisory requirements. Will recheck in 3-10 days. New Violation.

Golden Palace, 2100 Riverside Parkway #106
Score: 84 B
Inspection Date: 
January 31
Previous Score: 95 A (11/6/12), 68 U (10/27/12)
Type of inspection:
 Routine
Violations: 2-2B, Violation of Code: [.03(5)(j)1&2 ] Multiple employee personal drinks stored on prep tables in unapproved containers. Personal drinks DISCARDED. Personal drinks must be stored in disposable containers with a lid AND a straw. Personal drinks must be stored where they will not contaminate food, food service equipment, or supplies. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 4-2A, Violation of Code: [.04(4)(c)1(iv)] Multiple containers of food in the walk-in cooler and freezer not covered. Food covered at time of inspection. Food must be covered in walk in cooler and walk in freezer. IF THIS ITEM IS MARKED OUT OF COMPLIANCE ON THE NEXT ROUTINE INSPECTION, THEN THE PERMIT MAY BE SUSPENDED. Corrected On-Site. Repeat Violation. 4-2B, Violation of Code: [.05(7)(a)1 ] Slicer last used Saturday with food residue on surface. Interior of ice storage bin with mold-like build-up. Person in charge stated that the slicer will be cleaned again before they use it. Both cleaned at time of inspection. Facility must maintain food contact surfaces clean to sight & touch. IF THIS ITEM IS MARKED OUT OF COMPLIANCE ON THE NEXT ROUTINE INSPECTION, THEN THE PERMIT MAY BE SUSPENDED. Corrected On-Site. Repeat Violation. 12C, Violation of Code: [.04(4)(m) ] Several used cloth towels found on counters and on cart. Moved towels to sanitizer solution. In-use cloth towels must be stored in sanitizer solution between uses. Corrected On-Site. Repeat Violation. 15A, Violation of Code: [.05(1)(a) ] Fryer baskets and strainers with torn disconnected wires. Food service equipment must be maintained in good, sound condition. Repeat Violation. 15C, Violation of Code: [.05(7)(d) ] Interior of fryer cabinet with grease build up. Nonfood-contact surfaces of equipment shall be cleaned at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues. Repeat Violation.

Starbucks Coffee #10068, 1249 Scenic Highway
Score: 99 A
Inspection Date: 
January 31
Previous Score: 92 A (7/13/12), 98 A (1/7/12)
Type of inspection:
 Routine
Violations: 17B, Violation of Code: [.06(5)(o),(p) ] Drain plug was missing from dumpster. Dumpster is exclusively Starbacks. Please replace ASAP. New Violation.

Chonas Mexican Grill, 1032 Old Peachtree Road Suite 301
Score: 87 B
Inspection Date: 
January 31
Previous Score: 97 A (10/31/12), 73 C (10/23/12)
Type of inspection:
 Routine
Violations: 4-1A, Violation of Code: [.04(4)(c)1(i)-(iii),(v),(viii) ] Raw chicken stored over raw fish and shrimp in freezer. Raw eggs stored over beer and vegetables in walk in cooler. Raw beef steak and raw pork chops stored in same container in freezer. All raw animal products must be stored according to minimum cook temperatures. Cooler and freezer was rearranged to be in compliance. ** Please note that if this is marked as a violation on the next routine inspection, permit may be suspended. ** Corrected On-Site. Repeat Violation. 14D, Violation of Code: [.04(4)(n) ] Observed employees wiping gloved hands on apron while preparing foods. Gloves must be changed when going from task to task or any other time when they are contaminated. Employee was advised. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 15C, Violation of Code: [.05(7)(a)2,3 ] Outside of chip and rice bulk containers observed with grease and food debris. Nonfood contact surfaces of equipment must be cleaned at a frequency to prevent buildups. New Violation.

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