Longhorn Steakhouse on 2733 Dawson Road received a score of 94 on its recent kitchen inspection.
These establishments were inspected by Environmental Health Offices in Dougherty, Lee and Worth counties Aug. 8-14, 2013.
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.
Benchwarmer Bar, 2422 Sylvester Road
Notes: Observed restrooms with no self closers; PIC will inform manager. Repeat Violation; Observed hole in mens restroom door; PIC will inform owner. Repeat Violation.
El Caribe, 3329 Sylvester Road
Notes: Observed CFSM has expired; must obtain a CFSM New Violation.
Ellianos Coffee Company, 2854 Meredyth Drive
Notes: Observed potentially hazardous food (cream cheese) cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. PIC moved the cream cheese to a more insulated cooler. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; No copy of latest inspection report. New Violation; Observed missing ceiling tiles. Pic will let manager know to get fixed. New Violation.
Another Place, 1502 E. Broad Ave.
Austin’s Firegrill, 2817 Old Dawson Road
Notes: Observed no sanitizer at dish machine. Final rinse temp @121. Discussed with PIC. Suggested he get machine serviced. New Violation; Observed interior of ice machine soiled. Discussed routinely cleaning with PIC. New Violation; Observed potentially hazardous food cold hold at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Discussed putting food in cold hold at below 41 degrees. New Violation; Potentially hazardous food not held at 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. Discussed proper hot holding temperatures with PIC. New Violation; Observed live flies in kitchen. Discussed pest control maintenance with PIC. New Violation.
Chicken N A Box, 803 W. Broad Ave.
Notes: Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. PIC placed items on ice. Suggested cooler get serviced. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening. Discussed proper date marking procedures. New Violation.
Mama Nay’s Kitchen, 903 S. Madison St.
Mrs. Bea’s Soul Food, 1626 E. Broad Ave.
Notes: Observed interior of microwave needs cleaning; employee cleaned interior of microwave with wiping cloth. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed sanitizer at 3-comp sink in back too weak; employee refilled sink with proper amt of Cl @ 100 ppm New Violation.
Lincoln Magnet Elementary, 518 Society Ave.
Notes: Observed interior of ice machine soiled. Discussed cleaning at least once every 24 hours. New Violation.
Lippitt Child Development Center, 819 Lippitt Drive
Longhorn Steakhouse, 2733 Dawson Road
Notes: Observed several food items in walk-in cooler and walk-in freezer stored uncovered. Repeat Violation; Observed chlorine concentration in the dish machine not at proper concentration. PIC contacted Ecolab to service machine and dishes are not being washed until machine has been repaired. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.
Northside Elementary, 901 14th St.
Notes: Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. PIC placed milk on ice. Discussed ensuring milk is received at proper temperature. PIC placed work order to have cooler serviced. Corrected On-Site. Repeat Violation.
Radium Springs Elementary, 2400 Roxanna Drive
Radium Springs Middle School, 2600 Radium Springs Road
Rooster’s, 2901 Meredyth Drive
Notes: Person in charge does not perform duties by failing to ensure that employees are properly washing hands, properly sanitizing equipment and utensils, preventing cross contamination with bare hands and monitoring receiving temperatures. New Violation. Observed fries and okra in walk-in freezer stored uncovered. Observed raw chicken in walk-in cooler stored uncovered. Repeat Violation; Observed dish machine did not have proper chlorine concentration. PIC corrected the chlorine concentration at the dish machine; Observed tomato slicer stored with food residue on blades. Observed drink nozzle at drink dispenser in dining room with buildup. New Violation; Observed cut tomatoes in the make table and in ice bath next to grill at temps greater than 41 degrees. Tomatoes in make table were moved to walk-in cooler to cool and tomatoes in ice bath were discarded at 10:30 am. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed cutting boards at steam table and make table with deep grooves and cuts preventing board from being properly cleaned. New Violation; No chlorine test strips available for testing sanitizer concentration. New Violation.
Albany Middle School, 1700 Cordell Ave.
Dougherty High School, 1800 Pearce Ave.
Monroe High School, 900 Lippitt Drive
Notes: Observed dead pest and live ants in dry storage. Discussed removing dead pest as needed and pest control for ants. New Violation.
Southside Middle School, 1615 Newton Road
Notes: Observed no sanitizer in wiping cloth solution. PIC made new sanitizer solution. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed dead pest in storage area. Discussed removing dead pest as needed. New Violation.
McDonald’s, 274 U.S. Hwy. 19
Notes: Food service permit not posted for customer viewing. Observed no hand wash signage at hand sink near 3-comp sink. Repeat Violation.
Sonja’s Kitchen, 127 Stanton Drive
Score: 100, Grade: A
Kentucky Fried Chicken, 501 E. Franklin St.