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Albany Area Kitchen Inspections - Dec. 23, 2013

Mikata Japanese Steak House, located at 2610 Dawson Road, received a score of 100 on its recent kitchen inspection. (File photo)

Mikata Japanese Steak House, located at 2610 Dawson Road, received a score of 100 on its recent kitchen inspection. (File photo)

These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty, Lee and Worth County Environmental Health Offices Dec. 12-18.

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.

DOUGHERTY

DECEMBER 12

Macy’s Place, 1939 S. Jackson St.

Score: 96

Notes: Observed no CFSM available. New Violation.

Westover High School, 2600 Partridge Drive.

Score: 100

DECEMBER 16

Ellianos Coffee Company, 2854 Meredyth Dr.

Score: 93

Notes: Observed food handler not wearing a hair restraint. Discuss food handler wearing hair restraint when preparing and serving coffee New Violation; Observed area around coffee grinder needs cleaning;Discuss routine cleaning of coffee grinder area New Violation; Observed pest activity; PIC will inform owner New Violation.

Chick-Fil-A, 2703 Dawson Road

Score: 95

Notes: Observed interior of reach in cooler where raw chicken is kept needs cleaning; PIC will have employee clean interior of reach in cooler New Violation; Observed dumpster lid and grease trap lid open, PIC closed lid on dumpster and grease trap Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed floor of walk in cooler in need of cleaning; PIC will have employee clean floor of walk in cooler New Violation.

Mikata Japanese Steak House, 2610 Dawson Road

Score: 100

Radium Springs Elementary, 2400 Roxanna Drive

Score: 95

Notes: Observed chemical spray bottles of quaternary ammonia levels above 400 ppm. Discussed testing concentration to level at proper concentration of 200 ppm with the PIC. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed buildup of mold on gasket of reach in milk cooler. New Violation.

DECEMBER 17

Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary, 3125 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive.

Score: 100

Kentucky Fried Chicken, 2727 Dawson Road

Score: 86

Notes: Observed uncovered raw chicken wings and raw chicken breasts in walk in cooler. PIC covered items Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed concentration of sanitizer greater than 400 ppm. PIC diluted sanitizer to proper concentration (200 ppm) Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed fried chicken out of temperature at buffet. PIC removed items from service. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed floors of kitchen, walk-in cooler, and walk-in freezer soiled. PIC will put them on a routine cleaning schedule. New Violation.

Radium Springs Middle School, 2600 Radium Springs Road

Score: 96

Notes: Observed employees eating and drinking in food prep are. Discussed keeping food and drinks in one designated area. New Violation.

DECEMBER 18

Another Place, 1502 E. Broad Ave.

Score: 100

Cool Scoops, 106 Pine Ave.

Score: 98

Notes: Observed faucet at 3-comp sink needs repaired; PIC will have sink repaired, New Violation.

Firehouse Subs, 2416 Dawson Road

Score: 84

Notes: No Certified Food Manager for establishment; discussed with PIC about getting a CFSM New Violation; Observed interior of microwave needs cleaning; discussed routinely cleaning daily New Violation; Wiping cloth quaternary ammonium compound sanitizing solution not at proper minimum strength; employee refill sanitizing solution to proper strength Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed utensils stacked wet; PIC unstacked utensils Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed single-service articles stored without protection from contamination; employee removed single service items from near sanitizer solution Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Hot water not provided/shut off at employee handwash sink. Discussed providing hot water at hand sink Repeat Violation; Observed faucet leaking at handsink in front near cooler; discussed having faucet repaired New Violation; Observed no lid on trashcan in womens restroom; PIC will provide a lid for trashcan New Violation; Observed covering missing along wall near ice machine; discussed having covering repaired New Violation.

Lippitt Child Development Center, 819 Lippitt Drive

Score: 100

Monroe High School, 900 Lippitt Drive

Score: 97

Notes: Observed wiping cloths stored in sanitizer solution with concentration of more than 400ppm. PIC corrected solution. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

Pizza Hut, 2108 E. Oglethorpe Blvd.

Score: 95

Notes: Observed surface of interior of ice machine chute soiled. Person in charge will assign a team member to clean. New Violation; Observed interior of fountain drink dispenser nozzles soiled. Person in charge will have nozzles cleaned. New Violation; Observed women’s restroom without paper towels for hand drying. Person in charge provided paper towels. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed holes in wall of outdoor storage shed which need repairing. Person in charge has a new shed on order for delivery in January 2014. New Violation.

Southside Middle School, 1615 Newton Road

Score: 99

Notes: Observed fans in kitchen with buildup of dust. PIC will clean by the end of the. New Violation.

Villa Gargano, 1604 N. Slappey Blvd.

Score: 80

Notes: Observed ready to eat potentially hazardous food that was held for 24 hours or more not properly date marked with seven day expiration date. Person in charge was notified and will have the items properly dated. New Violation; Observed seasonings and dressing containers not labeled with the common name of the product. Person in charge was notified and will have the products labeled. New Violation; Observed bulk food containers stored directly on floor and not on approved racks or shelves. Person in charge was notified. New Violation; Observed washed dishes not properly air dried prior to storage. Person in charge instructed staff on the procedures to air dry. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

LEE

DECEMBER 16

Pizza Hut, 1206 U.S. Hwy. 19 S., Unit A

Score: 100

WORTH

DECEMBER 16

Sylvester Health Care, 102 Monk St.

Score: 91

Notes: Observed chicken and rice that was prepared on for supper on 12/15/13 that was in the reach in cooler at 48 degrees F approximately 15 hours after the cooling process began. PIC discarded food. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

DECEMBER 18

Camp Osborn, 480 Camp Osborn Road

Score: 99

Notes: Observed dumpster not stored on non porous surface and does not have lids. New Violation.