Kitchen inspections for March 24, 2013

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

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.



Chick-Fil-A in Albany Mall, 2601 Dawson Road

Score: 100

J.R. Wings & Things, 2221 E. Broad Ave.

Score: 92

Notes: No CFSM for facility; PIC will inform owner. New Violation; observed spray bottles not labeled; employee wrote common name on spray bottles Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

Oglethorpe Motel, 941 W. Oglethorpe Blvd.

Score: 100

Papa John’s Pizza, 711 G. N. Westover Blvd.

Score: 98

Notes: Observed test strips not measuring nor responding to sanitizing solution. New Violation; observed Broken lid on dumpster. New Violation.

Subway, 2215 E. Oglethorpe Blvd.

Score: 92

Notes: Observed paper towels located at rear handwashing sink. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; observed sanitizer concentration at 3-comp sink too weak. Fresh sanitizer made to bring it to proper strength. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.


Cracker Barrel, 1114 N Westover Blvd.

Score: 97

Notes: Observed washed pans not properly air dried before storing / stacking. [PIC immediately addressed issue]. Repeat Violation; observed several (4) buckets containing solution with clothes that measured below 50ppm for chlorine.[PIC immediately corrected on site] New Violation.

Deep South Motel, 2230 E. Oglethorpe Blvd.

Score: 100

Eastside Restaurant, 1802 E. Broad Ave.

Score: 93

Notes: Must obtain a CFSM; PIC (owner) stated he will be signing up to take the class New Violation; observed screen porch doors with gaps; owner will have gaps sealed New Violation.

Imagination Theater, 117 Pine Ave.

Score: 100

Kregg’s BBQ, 1401 N. Jefferson St.

Score: 100

Pizza Hut, 2406 Dawson Road

Score: 100


Albany Moose Lodge, 407 Philema Road

Score: 97

Notes: Observed ground beef, chicken tenders, ribs, and okra stored on floor of cooler/freezer. Discussed storing food on approved shelving. New Violation.

Cookie Shoppe, 115 N. Jackson St.

Score: 100

Royal Inn, 821 W. Highland Ave.

Score: 100


Charlie & Pearl’s Country Fried Chicken, 1610 S. Jefferson St.

Score: 91

Notes: Observed fume hood with built up grease. Discussed cleaning routinely with PIC. New Violation; observed single service items stored on floor. Discussed storing items at last 6 inches from floor with PIC. New Violation; observed chest freezer door rusted and damaged. Discussed repairing or replacing with PIC. Repeat Violation; observed built up grease on fryers/warming lamps, observed cooler gaskets soiled. Discussed routinely cleaning with PIC. Repeat Violation; observed soap and paper towel missing in employee and customer restrooms. PIC replaced missing items. Repeat Violation; no self-closure on employee restroom. Discussed providing self closure with PIC. Repeat Violation; observed ceiling tile missing/damaged, built up grease/debris on floor and walls. Discussed Repeat Violation.

Longhorn Steakhouse, 2733 Dawson Road

Score: 96

Notes: Observed (2)two items uncovered in cold storage area. (Walk in refrigerator) (ex. raw salmon @ 39 deg. & raw Steak @ 38 deg.) New Violation.


Arby’s, 1105 N. Slappey Blvd.

Score: 90

Notes: Observed ice bin and turnovers stored uncovered and subject to contamination. PIC covered items. Repeat Violation; observed food handlers preparing food without hair restraint. Employee put on hair restraint. New Violation; sanitizer not strong enough. PIC made sanitizer 50-100 ppm. New Violation; observed single service lids stored in manner that does not protect food/lip contact surface. PIC inverted lids at drive-thru. New Violation.

Firehouse Subs, 2416 Dawson Road

Score: 85

Notes: Observed holding temperatures for prep table to exceed the requirements for potentially hazardous foods. (42 degrees & above)

[Tuna~48degs., Ham~53degs., RoastBeef~49 & 46 degs., Pastrami`51 &46 degs., Corn beef~50,47 degs.) Repeat Violation; observed the absence of handwashing sign(employee)in bathrooms (male & female). Repeat Violation; observed garbage dumpster sliding door missing and in need of replacement. Repeat Violation; observed missing grout on floor tiles located behind counter and below prep table. New Violation.

Karen’s Kitchen, Inc., 1112 S. Madison St.

Score: 95

Notes: Observed slaw, sausage, pepperoni and sliced tomatoes not properly date marked. Discussed proper date marking procedures with PIC. New Violation; observed single service containers reused for food storage containers. Discussed using approved containers for food storage. New Violation.

Little Whiskey River, 2900 Sylvester Road

Score: 100


Burger King, 802 S. Slappey Blvd.

Score: 98

Notes: Observed utensils not properly air dried. PIC placed in single layer. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; observed inverted drink crates used as storage shelving. PIC removed items and placed on approved shelving. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; observed cooler gaskets soiled. Discussed routinely cleaning with PIC. New Violation.

China Garden USA, 2719 Dawson Road

Score: 90

Notes: Observed Public Restroom(s)were out of order. New Violation; observed plumbing to be non functional such that the toilet overflows upon flushing. New Violation.

Kentucky Fried Chicken, 1723 E. Oglethorpe Blvd.

Score: 97

Notes: Observed gasket on reach in freezer needs repairing. Repeat violation. CFSM/Manager will discuss with the corporate office again. Repeat Violation; observed garbage in receptacles not protected from insects and rodents. garbage bags must be tied before discarding into the outside waste receptacle. Observed CFSM coaching the employees about the violation. New Violation.

Ole Times Catering/Miller Brewing, 405 Cordele Road

Score: 99

Notes: Observed build-up of mold-like substance on surface of the flange in the ice machine. Corrected on site. Top inside of ice machine wiped down with a cloth dampened with sanitizer solution. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

Pepi Food Service, 512 Liberty Expressway

Score: 95

Notes: Observed fume hood needs cleaning;PIC will have fume clean during non-operating New Violation; observed interior of ice machine needs cleaning; PIC wipe interior of ince machine with wiping cloth. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; observed dust built up on ceiling vents; PIC will have vents clean during non-operating hours. New Violation.



Dot’s Country Kitchen, 113 Main St.

Score: 100



Sylvester Healthcare, 102 Monk St.

Score: 100