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Restaurant Inspections: September 4

A Mexican restaurant in Lawrenceville, Ga. scores an N/A and has a long list of violations.

Chonas Mexican Grill, 1032 Old Peachtree Road Ste 301
Score: N/A
Inspection Date: 
September 4
Previous Score: None Available
Type of inspection:
 Routine
Violations: 4-2B, Violation of Code: [.05(7)(a)1 ] Cheese slicer and ice machine observed with build up of food debris and mold like substance. All food contact surfaces must be clean to sight and touch. New Violation. 5-2, Violation of Code: [.04(7)(e) ] To go menus do not have an advisory, disclosure and reminder for foods that are served undercooked or raw. Please correct menus. New Violation. 14A, Violation of Code: [.05(1)(a) ] Unfinished wood on shelving and in cabinets in bar. Side wood panels of countertop at bar with wood that is not smooth. All surfaces in this area must be smooth and easily washable. Please either paint surfaces with a high gloss/epoxy paint or seal wood. New Violation. 16A, Violation of Code: [.06(1)(h),(i) ] Hot water in bathroom not reaching 100F (women's 91.1F and men's 92.8F). Hot water must reach at least 100F. Please have hot water restored to adequate temperature. New Violation. 16A, Violation of Code: [.06(1)(h),(i) ] Required hot water peak hour demand is 188.6 gph. Current water heater is 141 gph. Water heater must have a recovery rate of at least 188.6 gph with current fixtures. Bar was not indicated on plans. New Violation. 16B, Violation of Code: [.06(2)(j) ] Spray arm at dish machine hanging more in basin. Spray arm must be 2 inches above flood level. New Violation. 17C, Violation of Code: [.07(2)(a) ] 1. Cove base missing in bar, in disrepair througout kitchen (by handsink near hot water heater, under prep sinks, dish sink, fryers, stainless steel wall, dry storage area, walk in cooler). Please replace/install cove base in these areas to make wall and floor junctures easily cleanable. 2. Missing FRP in bar by kegs. Flat paint on walls in bathroom above tiles and in dry storage area. Walls must be easily cleanable. Please install FRP and paint in above areas must be a high gloss/epoxy paint. 3. 3 acoustical tiles in kitchen above dry storage area and 3 acoustical tiles in women's restroom. All ceilings must be easily cleanable. Please replace with washable tiles. Ceiling tiles missing above hood due to fire inspection. Ceiling tiles must be replaced by next inspection. 4. Concrete floor in dry storage area. Floors must be washable. Approved services are quarry tiles, VCT tiles, poured epoxy, commercial grade linoleum. New Violation. 17D, Violation of Code: [.07(5)(d) ] Vent above bar area observed with dust. Vents must be maintained clean to avoid contamination of foods and drinks. New Violation. 18, Violation of Code: [.07(2)(m) ] No self closers installed on both back doors. Please install self closers. New Violation. 18, Violation of Code: [.07(5)(k) ] Fruit flies observed in abundance throughout facility. Please have pest control company address problem. New Violation.

JNM September 05, 2012 at 05:11 PM
This is so deplorable and gross!!!

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