Kitchen Inspections - April 1 -12, 2011

Photo by Laura Williams

Photo by Laura Williams

These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty County Environmental Health Office April 1-12.

The department scores on a 100-point scale with a score of 80 or greater considered to be passing.

Businesses and Agencies inspected are required to post score sheets where the public can see them. To contact the health office, call (229) 438-3943.


Harvest Moon, 2347 Dawson Road

Score: 95

Notes: Observed utensils stored in handsink -- door of cold hold unit needs repair -- cutting board no longer cleanable.


Burger King, 2411 Dawson Road

Score: 97

Notes: Equipment and utensils not properly air-dried -- single-service articles stored without protection from contamination at drive-thru -- residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface.

Subway Pilot Travel Center, 310 Cordele Road

Score: 94

Notes: Observed sanitizer in cloth solution too strong -- utensils not properly stored -- cup being used as a food scoop.

Western Sizzlin Steak House, 2004 E. Oglethorpe Blvd.

Score: 85

Notes: Observed potentially food cold held greater than 41 degrees -- interior of ice machine needs cleaning -- fume hood needs cleaning.


Hampton Inn, 806 N. Westover Blvd.

Score: 95

Notes: Observed ketchup packets stored under drain of handwashing sink -- single service articles not properly protected.

Subway Sandwiches, 1801 N. Slappey Blvd.

Score: 89

Notes: Quaternary ammonium sanitizer not at proper minimum strength for manual warewashing, to strong -- employee with ineffective hair restraint -- equipment and utensils not properly air-dried.


Albany Rescue Mission, 604 N. Monroe St.

Score: 94

Notes: Observed no sanitizer step in manual warewashing of utensils -- ice scoop not stored with handle up.

American Legion Post 512, 815 Willie Pitts, Jr. Road

Score: 94

Notes: Observed buildup of mold/slime in the interior of ice machine -- hot water not provided/shut off at employee handwash sink.

Peking House, 1513 Radium Springs Road STE G

Score: 81

Notes: Observed food uncovered in reach-in cooler -- prepared food not marked with date for disposal -- bowl being used as a food scoop -- gaskets on cold holding unit needs cleaning -- food being thawed at room temp. in water -- no hot or cold water at mop sink.

Salvation Army Soup Kitchen, 304 2nd Ave.

Score: 95

Notes: Observed fume hood needs cleaning -- dust built up on ceiling tile.

Texastar, 1111 Dawson Road

Score: 87

Notes: Ready to eat not properly date marked -- chemical spray bottles not properly labeled -- wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses -- single-use gloves not changed as needed after changing task's or when damaged or soiled.


The House of Jazz, 726 W. Highland Ave.

Score: 94

Notes: Observed chemical spray bottles not properly labeled -- trash cans in women's restroom not covered.

The Madison II Curtis Days Person Care Home, 2905 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Score: 96

Notes: Observed no thermometer provided in reach in cooler.

Pines Personal Care Home, 2121 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.

Score: 100

Ruby Tuesday, 2626 Dawson Road

Score: 88

Notes: Grilled chicken, ribs, lobster meat, pasta found stored in cooler uncovered and subject to contamination -- prepared food not properly date marked -- lobster tails being thawed/wash in vegetable prep sink -- utensils not properly air dried.


AJ's Seafood & Oyster Bar, 2406 N. Slappey

Score: 91

Notes: Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit.

Hasan Temple, 1822 Palmyra Road

Score: 100


Hibachi Express, 2818 Old Dawson Road

Score: 87

Notes: Food stored in cooler uncovered -- slime/mold build up in the interior of ice machine -- food thawed at room temperature -- wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses -- 3-compartment sink is in disrepair -- cardboard used as floor mat -- blown light-in walk in freezer.

Krystal, 1605 N. Slappey

Score: 90

Notes: Buildup of slime/mold in the interior of ice machine -- sanitizing solution for wiping cloths not free of food debris -- handwash signs not posted at employee handsinks -- no cop of latest inspection report posted -- missing drain plug at dumpster -- open grease bin lid -- ceiling tile missing in dish was hand fryer area -- condensation on a/c vents.

La Funte, 200 E. Oglethorpe Blvd.

Score: 88

Notes: Observed uncovered food on counter and reach in cooler -- interior of ice machine needs cleaning -- gasket torn on cold hold -- leak at 3 compartment sink -- no lids on trashcans; observe dumpster lid open.

Sonic Drive-In, 519 N. Westover

Score: 85

Notes: Person in charge could not provide a written copy of employee healthy policy -- fume hood needs cleaning -- sanitizer at 3 compartment sink to proper strength -- sanitizer in cloth solution not at proper strength -- trashcans inside facility with no lids; grease trap with lid open.

Steak & Shake, 718 N. Westover Blvd.

Score: 85

Notes: Interior of reach in cooler at shake station needs cleaning -- interior of microwave needs cleaning -- grill needs cleaning to remove food debris -- sanitizer bucket stored next to utensils -- no inspection report posted at drive thru -- dumpster lid open -- drain plug missing on dumpster -- walls near shake station needs cleaning.


Build Your Burger, 1214 N. Westover Blvd.

Score: 91

Notes: Observed self service beverage dispenser nozzles in need of cleaning -- cold held foods not at 41 degrees or below -- employee food items not properly separated or stored from restaurant food stock in order to prevent cross contatimation -- ice scoop stored flat on the ice -- single service items not properly stored.

Cracker Barrel, 1114 N. Westover

Score: 91

Notes: Observed ice bin left open during periods of non-use -- buildup of slime/mold in the interior of ice machine -- no handwashing signs provided -- equipment and utensils not properly air dried -- bowls used as food scoop -- soiled gaskets on reach in cooler -- no lids on trash cans in kitchen area -- opening in wall above mop sink.

Subway, 1103 N. Westover

Score: 95

Notes: Observed soiled utensils stored in vegetable prep sink -- in-use utensil stored in standing water less than 135 degrees -- equipment and utensils not properly air dried -- missing drain plug at dumpster.