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Restaurant Inspections: November 27

Twelve Lawrenceville, Ga. restaurants, a school and an assisted living facility were inspected. Some earned perfect scores, but most had multiple violations.

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

Waffle House #1134, 4135 Sugarloaf Parkway
Score: 87 B
Inspection Date: 
November 27
Previous Score: 83 B (3/15/12), 83 B (10/24/11)
Type of inspection:
 Routine
Violations: 2-2D, Violation of Code: [.07(3)(b) ] At time of inspection, no hand drying towels provided to womens bathroom. Drying towels were provided to bathroom. Hand washing sinks must be adequately supplied at all times to encourage frequent hand washing. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 2-2D, Violation of Code: [.06(2)(o) ] Employee using front hand wash sink to fill cleaning bucket. Employee was asked to use three compartment sink to fill cleaning buckets. Hand sinks are to be used for hand washing only, no other use is intended and/or permitted. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 6-1A, Violation of Code: [.04(6)(f) ] Waffle batter cold holding above 41 F (see temp observations) in the lower prep cooler and walk-in cooler. Batter was discarded. Potentially hazardous foods that are cold holding must be held at 41 F or below to prevent possible bacteria growth. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

Athens Kouzzina, 5900 Sugarloaf Parkway Suite 419
Score: 94 A 
Inspection Date: 
November 27
Previous Score: 82 B (3/26/12), 90 A (10/28/11)
Type of inspection:
 Routine
Violations: 4-2B, Violation of Code: [.05(7)(a)1 ] Observed the food contact surfaces on fry dicer stored with debris and build up on them. PIC broke dicer down completely and cleaned. Advised PIC all food contact surfaces must be clean to sight and touch. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 13A, Latest inspection report was not on display. PIC displayed this report. The latest inspection report must be on display, 5 to 7 feet high within 15 of main entrance and an area that a customer may get within 1 foot. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 15B, Violation of Code: [.05(2)(cc) ] Observed warewashing equipment not dispensing enough sanitizer. PIC primed machine and ran until proper amount of sanitizer was dispensed. Advised PIC Chemical warewashing machine must dispense between 50ppm and 100ppm of sanitizer. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

Garden Plaza at Lawrenceville, 230 Collins Industrial Way
Score: 89 B
Inspection Date: 
November 27
Previous Score: 86 B (5/9/12), 89 B (11/23/11)
Type of inspection:
 Routine
Violations: 6-1A, Violation of Code: [.04(6)(f) ] Cold-held potentially hazardous foods not maintained below 41oF; no time controls/documentation in place. See temperatures marked '*'. Foods placed in walkin cooler. Cold-held potentially hazardous food must maintain a tempperature of 41F or below. Corrected On-Site. Repeat Violation.

New China, 4850 Sugarloaf Parkway Suite 401
Score: 96 A
Inspection Date: 
November 27
Previous Score: 87 B (5/14/12), 97 A (11/14/11)
Type of inspection:
 Routine
Violations: 8-2B, Violation of Code: [.07(6)(c) ] Lighter stored on shelf above prep cooler. Lighter moved. Toxic substances shall be stored to prevent contamination of food, food prep surfaces and food equipment. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 8-2B, Violation of Code: [.07(6)(g) ] Chlorine sanitizer solution in wiping cloth bucket exceeded 100ppm. Solution diluted to correct concentration (50-100 ppm). Ensure sanitizer solution for wiping cloths is at approved concentration. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

Who's Got Soul, 1098 Herrington Lane Suite 14 
Score: 91 A
Inspection Date: 
November 27
Previous Score: 90 A (6/5/12), 86 B (11/9/11)
Type of inspection:
 Routine
Violations: 6-1A, Violation of Code: [.04(6)(f) ] Cold-held potentially hazardous foods not maintained below 41oF; no time controls/documentation in place. See temperatures marked '*'. Food placed in walkin cooler. Cold-held potentially hazardous food must maintain a temperature of 41F or below. Corrected On-Site. New Violation

Five Forks Middle School, 3250 River Drive
Score: 91 A
Inspection Date: 
November 27
Previous Score: 100 A (5/14/12), 96 A (10/4/11)
Type of inspection:
 Routine
Violations: 4-2B, Violation of Code: [.05(7)(a)1 ] Interior of ice machine with mold like build up. Dicer teeth with food residue stored with clean dishes. Slicer used last week to slice turkey with food residue on the blade (in dry storage room on rolling cart. All items cleaned at time of inspection. Food contact surfaces must be clean to sight and touch. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 10D, Violation of Code: [.04(8)(b) ] Several cartons of milk found in self-service chest cooler with expiration date of 11-24. Milk DISCARDED. Must use or discard food by sell by, expired by, use by dates from manufacture. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 14C, Violation of Code: [.05(6)(r) ] Single use plastic trays in dry storage room not in the liner or box. Trays placed into a plastic bag. Must store single use items in the original liner or box they are received in to prevent contamination. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 17C, Violation of Code: [.07(5)(a),(b) ] Fan by restroom and the two fans in dishwashing area with dust build up. Crates over lights under vent hood with dust build up. The physical facilities must be cleaned at a frequency that prevents build up. New Violation.

Bruster's Ice Cream, 1112 Herrington Road
Score: 88 B
Inspection Date: 
November 27
Previous Score: 97 A (4/10/12), 100 A (2/14/12)
Type of inspection:
 Routine
Violations: 2-2D, Violation of Code: [.07(3)(b) ] No paper towels at restroom handwashing sink. Manager supplied paper towels. Must supply paper towels at all handwashing sinks. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 8-2B, Violation of Code: [.07(6)(c) ] Chemical spray bottles stored next to single use items and flavoring syrups. Spray bottles relocated to an approved location. Must store chemicals separate from food, food service equipment & supplies. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 14C, Violation of Code: [.05(6)(r) ] Re-using single use flavoring containers. May not re-use single use items. New Violation. 15C, Violation of Code: [.05(7)(a)2,3 ] Interior of fryer (that holds the oil) with grease build up. Must keep food contact surfaces free of grease and oil build up. New Violation. 15C, Violation of Code: [.05(7)(d) ] Legs of table by fryer, storage shelf at the end of chest freezer, surface of three scales for measuring sugar, side of ice machine, & the step stool with build up. Scales cleaned at time of inspection. Must clean nonfood contact surfaces of equipment at a frequency that prevents build up. Repeat Violation. 17C, Violation of Code: [.07(5)(a),(b) ] Floors near fryer, near warewashing sink, floor/wall juncture throughout kitchen with build up. Dust on wall near wall clock. Must clean physical facility at a frequency that prevents build up. New Violation. 17D, Violation of Code: [.07(5)(d) ] Exhaust air intake near warewashing sink with dust build up. Intake and exhaust air ducts shall be cleaned and filters changed so they are not a source of contamination by dust, dirt, and other materials. New Violation.

Waffle House #1766, 932 Buford Drive
Score: 90 A
Inspection Date: 
November 27
Previous Score: 88 B (8/29/12), 93 A (7/18/12)
Type of inspection:
 Routine
Violations: 2-2B, Violation of Code: [.03(5)(j)1&2 ] Two drinks stored without lids or straw. One drink stored above grill line. Lid and straws provided. Drinks relocated to an approved area. Personal drinks must be stored in single use cups with a lid and straw. Must store drinks where they will not contaminate food, food service equipment or supplies. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 12C, Violation of Code: [.04(4)(m) ] No chlorine in sanitizer solution for cloth towels. Fresh sanitizer solution prepared. Must maintain adequate chlorine in sanitizer solution for cloth towels. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 14A, Violation of Code: [.04(4)(k) ] Cup without handle stored in sugar. Ice scoop stored in ice machine. Cup without handle replaced with one that had a handle. Ice scoop removed from ice machine. Dispensing utensils must have a handle. If stored in food, handle must be extended out of the food. Scoops may not be stored in the ice machine. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 15C, Violation of Code: [.05(7)(d) ] Shelving units in walk in cooler with build up. Must clean nonfood contact surfaces of equipment at a frequency that prevents build up. New Violation. 17C, Violation of Code: [.07(5)(a),(b) ] Floors behind/under ice machine, floors in the dry storage room below shelving, floors in te walk in cooler with build up. Must clean floors at a frequency that prevents build up. New Violation.

Southern's Best Cafe, 3315 Sugarloaf Parkway Suite 1
Score: 100 A
Inspection Date: 
November 27
Previous Score: 100 A (6/12/12), 100 A (4/17/12)
Type of inspection:
 Routine
No Violations

Athens Grill, 1430 Five Forks Trickum Suite 260
Score: 82 B
Inspection Date: 
November 27
Previous Score: 96 A (6/13/12), 100 A (4/16/12)
Type of inspection:
 Routine
Violations: 2-2A, Violation of Code: [.03(4)(a)-(f) ] Person in charge had no knowledge of the employee health policy when asked. Person in charge must be able to demonstrate knowledge of the employee health policy( 5 symptoms, 5 disease, and what to do in the even employee report any disease or symptoms). Employee health policy handout was given at exit interview and discussed with the person in charge. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 2-2B, Violation of Code: [.03(5)(j)1&2 ] Three employee uncovered drink cups were stored on food prep table in kitchen. Employee drink cups need to be in disposable cup with a secure lid and straw. Additionally they need to be stored away from food and food prep surfaces. Cups were moved. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 8-2B, Violation of Code: [.07(6)(c) ] Tube of Neosporin cream was stored with clean dishes in warewashing area. First aid and chemicals needs to be stored away from food, food prep surfaces, and equipment. Neosporin cream was removed. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 11D, Violation of Code: [.05(3)(g) ] Facility did not have a digital thermometer on site. Person in charge indicated that owner had it. A thermomter capable of measuring the temperature on thin foods(digital) needs to be on site. Please obtain digital thermometer ASAP. New Violation. 12B, Violation of Code: [.03(5)(g) ] Employee wearing a watch while working with food. Employee can only wear a plain ring, and no other jewelry while working with food. Employee removed the watch. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 14C, Violation of Code: [.05(10)(e) ] Single service items were stored directly on the floor under front counter. Single service items need to be stored at least 6 inches off the floor in a clean and dry location. New Violation. 18, Violation of Code: [.07(2)(m) ] Back door of facility has opening at the bottom. All outter openings need to be protected to keep insects and rodents out. Please cover this opening ASAP. New Violation.

Riverside Pizza, 3330 Sugarloaf Parkway 
Score: 88 B
Inspection Date: 
November 27
Previous Score: 93 A (6/23/12), 97 A (3/29/12)
Type of inspection:
 Routine
Violations: 6-1A, Violation of Code: [.04(6)(f) ] Several potentially hazardous food items in pizza prep cooler were above 41oF. Cold held potentially hazardous good items need to be maintained at 41oF or below at all times. Food items that were out of temperatures were discarded at the time of the inspection. Corrected On-Site. New Violation., 15A, Violation of Code: [.05(6)(q) ] The pizza prep cooler had an ambient air temp of 51oF. Cooler need to maintain 41oF or below at all times. Please repair cooler. Potentially hazardous food items were discarded at the time of inspection the only items left in cooler were fresh cut raw vegetables. Please repair cooler before store potentially hazardous food items inside. New Violation., 17C, Violation of Code: [.07(5)(a),(b) ] 1. There is a hole in the wall located on near mixer. 2. The kitchen area has an accumulation of food debris on floors, walls, and side of containers. Physical facilites need to be kept and good repair and cleaned at a frequency to prevent the accumulation of food debris. Please repair wall and do a detailed cleaning of the entire back kitchen area. Repeat Violation.

IHOP Restaurant #4410, 955 Lawrenceville Suwanee Road
Score: 85 B
Inspection Date: 
November 27
Previous Score: 85 B (3/21/12), 85 B (1/17/12)
Type of inspection:
 Routine
Violations: 4-2B, Violation of Code: [.05(7)(a)1 ] Microwaves, can openers, and waffle makers observed with buildup of food debris. All food contact surfaces must be stored clean to sight and touch. All were cleaned during inspection. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 6-1D, Violation of Code: [.04(6)(i) ] Pancake batter bell at grill not marked with time brought from temperature control as indicated in written procedures. Time as control must be done according to written procedures provided. Sticker was placed on pancake batter bell with time taken from cooler. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 14B, Violation of Code: [.05(10)(a) ] Observed pans and other equipment stacked wet. All equipment must be air dried prior to stacking. Dish washer was advised and pans were unstacked. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. 15C, Violation of Code: [.05(7)(a)2,3 ] Coolers, under grill, fryers, and other equipment observed with buildup of food and grease debris. Equipment must be cleaned at a frequency to prevent accumulations. Please increase cleaning frequency. New Violation.

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