Kitchen Inspections - Oct. 6, 2013

Sonic Drive In, located at 908 S. Slappey Blvd., received a score of 100 on its recent kitchen inspection.

Sonic Drive In, located at 908 S. Slappey Blvd., received a score of 100 on its recent kitchen inspection.

These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty, Lee and Worth County Environmental Health Offices Sept. 27 - Oct. 3, 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.



Bowl-A-Rama, 1200 W. Broad Ave.

Score: 90

Notes: No certified food safety manager. Discussed getting CFSM by next routine inspection. Repeat Violation; Food found stored past disposal date marked (pepperoni, sliced tomatoes. Chili held over 24 hours with no date marking. Discussed proper date marking procedures with PIC. New Violation.

Great Wall, 2800 Old Dawson Road, Site 9

Score: 100

Tift Child Development Center, 622 W. Tift Ave.

Score: 100


Albany Panthers, LLC, 100 W. Oglethorpe Blvd.

Score: 88

Notes: Observed no paper towels provided at kitchen hand washing sink New Violation; Observed hand washing sink in need of cleaning. New Violation; Observed spray bottles of chemical and/or cleanser not labeled with the name of the substance. New Violation; Observed the most recent inspection report not posted in the kitchen or within the concession food dispensing stands. New Violation; Observed tea urns, refrigerator racks, popcorn bucket seasoning pump, portable ice chests coolers not properly stored off of floor in an approved method. New Violation; Observed single service items not properly protected New Violation; Observed rusting racks inside of hot box warmers. Observed wood frame of popped popcorn storage tub in need of repair. New Violation; Observed exterior of reach in cooler door, exterior of ice machine bin flip lids, base of popcorn popper storage stand, popcorn popper bucket seasoning pump, kitchen popped popcorn storage tub wood frame platform in need of general cleaning. New Violation; Observed ceiling tile in kitchen in need of repair; Observed general cleaning of concession stand floors and removal of leftover trash needed. New Violation.

Albany Technical College/Child Development Center, 1704 S. Slappey Blvd.

Score: 100

Culinary Arts/Logistics Education Center Albany Technical College, 1704 S. Slappey Blvd., Bldg. K

Score: 100

Hot Dog King #3, 110 Cordele Road

Score: 92

Notes: Observed manual ware washing procedures incorrectly; Inform PIC to wash, rinse, and sanitize New Violation; Observed no hot water at mop sink; PIC will inform owner New Violation; Observed dust build up on ceilings; PIC will inform owner Repeat Violation; Observed light bulb out in refrigerator; PIC will replace light bulb New Violation.

Hot Dog King, 1002 B Oakridge Drive

Score: 93

Notes: Observed no way to dry hands at handwashing sink. PIC provided paper towels. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed wiping cloths in bucket without any sanitizer. PIC replaced cloths and filled bucket with proper concentration of sanitizer. New Violation.

Mel’s Bar, 1408 W. Broad Ave.

Score: 93

Notes: Observed interior of ice machine soiled. Discussed cleaning at least once every 24 hours. New Violation; Exterior doors left open with no screening or air curtain. PIC closed doors. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

Michael’s Bar-B-Que, 2319 Gillionville Road

Score: 87

Notes: Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Item discarded Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed open dumpster lid. Discussed keeping dumpster lid closed when not in use New Violation; Doors or windows to food preparation area left open with no screening or air curtain. Discussed keeping closed when not in use. New Violation.

Sonic Drive-In, 908 S. Slappey Blvd.

Score: 100

Texastar, 1111 Dawson Road

Score: 99

Notes: Observed plastic ramekins stored sideways with inside facing only way to grab. PIC flipped them around to prevent contamination. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.


Grapevine Catering, 810 S. Westover Blvd.

Score: 100

Kingdom’s Kitchen, 1506 S. Slappey Blvd.

Score: 100

Long John Silver, 1805 N. Slappey Blvd.

Score: 95

Notes: Observed fish in freezer by line and walk in in freezer uncovered. PIC covered food. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed pans and containers stacked while wet next to 3 compartment sink. PIC unstacked containers Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

Salt & Pepper Lounge, 1311 Clark Ave.

Score: 100

Taco Bell, 1505 N. Slappey Blvd.

Score: 100

Taqueria La Lupita, 2427 Sylvester Road, Site G

Score: 84

Notes: Observed unnecessary persons(small child)in the food preparation, food storage, or ware washing area. Discussed not allowing small children kitchen area with owner. New Violation; Observed processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food held more than 24 hours not properly date marked. Discussed proper date marking procedures with PIC. Repeat Violation; Missing drain plug at dumpster. Observed dumpster lid missing. New Violation.


CRK Child Development Center, 2103 E. Broad Ave.

Score: 100

El Maya II, 2800 Old Dawson Road

Score: 86

Notes: Observed cold holding not holding at 41F or below. PIC will have cooler check New Violation; Observed no label on spray bottles; employee labeled spray bottles Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed no lids on trashcan containing food; PIC will provide lids for trashcan New Violation; Observed floors beneath cooking equipment needs cleaning; PIC will have floors cleaned New Violation; Observed tile near dish machine needs replaced; PIC will have tile replace New Violation.

17C Violation of Code: [.07(5)(m)] observed brooms not properly stored; PIC will store brooms in designated location New Violation.

17D Violation of Code: [.07(4)(b)] observed employee food not properly stored; PIC will have employee food stored in designated area New Violation.

Guangzhou Chinese Restaurant, Inc., 1213 N. Westover Blvd.

Score: 75

Notes: No CFSM on staff. New Violation; Observed employee using bare hands to scoop noodles into bowl. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed soup, noodles, and egg rolls stored uncovered in kitchen. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed interior of ice machine containing mold; Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed RTE RTF stored in walk-in cooler with date marking. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed raw chicken being thawed on counter at room temperature. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed plates and bowls stored face up. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

The Mayberry Diner, 2349 Lake Park Drive

Score: 87

Notes: The CFSM/Person in charge lacks awareness in key areas of risk factor control or good retail practices for establishment. New Violation; Observed the absence of “Slash Guard” separating Handwashing sink from the “Cold Hold Prep Table” Repeat Violation; Observed ambient air thermometer in cold holding unit not accurate within +/- 3 degrees Fahrenheit. Thermometer not working at all. New Violation.

Morningside Elementary School, 120 Sunset Blvd.

Score: 96

Notes: Observed sanitizer in cloth solution too strong; sanitizer solution refilled to proper strength Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed fans in kitchen with dust build up; PIC will have fans clean New Violation; Observed dust build up on vent in employee restroom; PIC will have vent clean New Violation.

Salvation Army/Mobile Unit, 304 W. 2nd Ave.

Score: 98

Notes: Observed floors were dirty, gaskets of cooler had buildup. Repeat Violation.

Salvation Army Soup Kitchen, 304 W. 2nd Ave.

Score: 93

Notes: Observed pizza and burgers not marked with expiration date. PIC dated items. Corrected On-Site. Repeat Violation; Observed dirty cabinets in kitchen area. New Violation.



Lee County Middle School, 190 Smithville Road

Score: 100



Worth County High School, 406 W. King St.

Score: 100

Worth County Middle School, 1305 N. Isabella St.

Score: 100