Kitchen Inspections - Oct. 20, 2013

These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty, Lee and Worth County Environmental Health Offices Oct. 11-18, 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.



Albany Pretzel Bakery c/o Auntie Anne’s, 2601 Dawson Road, Site C-3

Score: 100

Riverfront Bar-B-Q 2/Mobile Unit, 105 W. Broad Ave.

Score: 76

Notes: No Certified Food Manager for establishment; Employees have not received training related to their assigned duties. New Violation; Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed no soap or paper towels located at handwashing sink; Observed handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times. Sink access blocked with a cooler. New Violation; Observed slaw stored in refrigerator under other items uncovered and subject to contamination. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed potentially hazardous food (brunswick stew, baked beans, and mac & cheese) not held at 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed no working thermometer provided on site to measure temperature of food product. (TMD not Working) New Violation.


Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, 637 Westover Blvd.

Score: 85

Notes: Observed food stored in reach in cooler not covered; PIC will have food in containers covered Repeat Violation; Observed interior of microwave needs cleaning; PIC will have employee clean microwave New Violation; Observed wiping cloth sanitizer not at proper strength; PIC will have employee refill sanitizer to proper strength New Violation; Observed employee not switching gloves when changing tasks; Inform PIC gloves must be change when switching to a different task New Violation; Observed cutting boards at cold holding units needs replacing; PIC will replace cutting boards New Violation; Observed no lids on trashcan containing food; PIC will provide lids for trashcans New Violation; Observed insect devices not properly located; PIC will remove insect devices from food prep and utensil area New Violation.

Burger King #1447, 2411 Dawson Road

Score: 100

Cowboy Bill’s, 4502 Sylvester Road

Score: 100

Elements Coffee Company, 2726 Ledo Road, Site 10

Score: 90

Notes: Observed PHF’s in cold hold unit and cooler below unit above allowed temps. PIC discarded items Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed gaskets hanging off door in refrigerators at front of store. New Violation.

House of You, 1514 N. Slappey Blvd.

Score: 81

Notes: Violation of Code: [.04(4)(c)1(iv)] observed cut veggies in walk in cooler not covered; PIC place plastic wrap over containers Corrected On-Site. Repeat Violation; Observed cups of tea and water not covered; PIC place plastic wrap over cups of tea/water Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed fume hood needs cleaning; PIC will have fume hood clean New Violation; Observed cook food being cooler at room temp; discuss approved cooling methods with PIC New Violation; Observed food handler not wearing a hair restraint; PIC will provide food handlers with hair restraints New Violation; Observed wiping cloths not stored in sanitizer solution; PIC will place wiping cloths in sanitizer solution New Violation; Observed cutting board on cold holding unit needs replacing; PIC will replace cutting board New Violation.

Shogun Japanese Restaurant, 629 N. Westover Blvd., Site B

Score: 91

Notes: Observed no sanitizer coming out of dish machine. Discussed sanitizer needing to be between 50-100ppm for chlorine. New Violation; Observed wiping rags stored in buckets of sanitizer less than 10 ppm. PIC made new sanitizer bucket with proper concentration. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed utensils for grilling being stored in stagnant, room temperature water between uses. PIC removed bucket and replaced utensils Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed soiled shelves covers in WIC. Observed buildup of mold and food residue on gasket of cooler under sushi bar. Discussed routine maintenance and cleaning. New Violation.

Tokyo Japanese Steak House, 2724 Dawson Road

Score: 93

Notes: Observed some buildup in ice machine. COS-ice machine was cleaned. Observed buildup on drink dispenser nozzles. New Violation; Knives stored between two tables where surfaces cannot be properly sanitized. New Violation; Observed leak at hand wash sink in dish area. New Violation.

Tony’s Westside Athletic Club, 623 N. Westover Blvd.

Score: 94

Notes: PIC unable to provide copy of written employee health policy or verbally state reportable illnesses and symptoms. Discussed ensuring all food employees are aware and no location of employee health policy. New Violation; No handwashing sign provided at a handsink (restroom) used by food employees. Discuused placing handwash sign at all handsinks used by food employees. New Violation; Bathroom not enclosed with tight-fitting, self-closing doors. Discussed providing self closure New Violation.

Willson Hospice House, 320 Foundation Lane

Score: 100


Crazy Buffet, 244 Cordele Road, Site 113

Score: 87

Notes: Observed no sanitizer being used in 3 compartment sink when PIC showed me sanitizer portion full of water. PIC poured proper bleach amount. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed sushi bar out of temp all around (see temp log). Asked PIC to throw away remaining sushi. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.


Hines Memorial C.M.C. Church (Soup Kitchen), 400 N. Madison St.

Score: 95

Notes: Observed chemical spray bottles not labeled. Discussed labeling chemical spray bottles. New Violation; Observed ceiling tile damaged in men’s restroom. Observed floor in storage area in need of cleaning. Discussed cleaning floor and replacing ceiling tile with PIC. New Violation.

Hot Dog King Midtown, 1001 Pine Ave.

Score: 94

Notes: Observed single service items not stored in a manner to avoid contamination; Observed single service item used as food dispensing scoop. New Violation; Observed no sanitizer test strips onsite. New Violation; Observed bread racks soiled and in need of cleaning; Observed exterior surfaces of floor mounted equipment in need of cleaning; Observed walk in cooler walls soiled and in need of cleaning; Observed walk in cooler storage racks soiled or rusting and in need of cleaning or repair; Observed walk in cooler and freezer door gaskets discolored and in need of cleaning; Observed dust build up on fan grate of walk in freezer; Person in charge began cleaning exterior surfaces of floor mounted equipment in kitchen. New Violation; Observed mop sink faucet leaking and in need of repair. New Violation; Observed restrooms in need of general cleaning; Observed women’s restroom wall covering in need of resealing. New Violation; Observed garbage dumpster lid open and trash debris behind dumpster. New Violation; Observed base boards in kitchen area and walk in cooler, mop sink soiled; Observed hand sink cabinet in need or repainting. Repeat Violation; Observed dust build up on ventilation returns in kitchen. Repeat Violation.

Rumba Tropical, 312 Thornton Drive

Score: 100


Courtyard Marriott/Food Service, 3019 Kensington Court

Score: 95

Notes: Observed buildup of slime and mold like substance in the interior of ice machine. Discussed cleaning at least once every 24 hours. New Violation; Observed interior of cabinets beneath hot holding area damaged (appears to be water damaged) and mold like substance on interior. Discussed repairing/replacing and cleaning as needed. New Violation.

Pearly’s Famous Country Cooking, 814 N. Slappey Blvd.

Score: 94

Notes: Observed wiping rags stored in water with no sanitizer in front and side of kitchen. Employee changed water to proper sanitizer concentration Corrected On-Site. Repeat Violation; Observed utensils used for stirring stored in room temp water in a pan. Employee replaced items Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed buildup on walls and on lines above eye level. New Violation; Observed grill being used without proper ventilation to prevent buildup on the north wall of the store New Violation.


Polka Dots Frozen Yogurt, 227 Walnut Ave.

Score: 100



Worth County Primary School, 1304 N. Isabella St.

Score: 100

Worth County Elementary School, 1411 N. Isabella St.

Score: 100