Long John Silver, located at 1716 E Oglethorpe Blvd., received an “A” on its recent kitchen inspection. (File photo)
These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty, Lee and Worth County Environmental Health Offices July 25-31.
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.
Austin’s Firegrill, 2817 Old Dawson Road
Notes: Observed potentially hazardous food being held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Employee moved foods to a different cooler. Repair man came to service cooler during inspection. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed sanitizer concentration too weak in wiping cloth buckets. Employee changed sanitizer in buckets to proper strength. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.
Longhorn Steakhouse, 2733 Dawson Road
Notes: Observed fume hood and coolers in need of cleaning. Discussed cleaning with PIC. New Violation; Observed wiping cloth sanitizer too weak. PIC has a problem with sanitizer dispenser and has notified sanitizer company for repairs. New Violation; Observed utensils wet stacked. Discussed rearranging with PIC. New Violation.
Mikata Japanese Steak House, 2610 Dawson Road
Notes: Observed seafood (shrimp and scallops) uncovered in walk in cooler. Discussed covering with PIC. New Violation; Observed sanitizer in 3 compartment sink too low. Discussed changing with PIC. New Violation.
El Rancho Restaurant, 2415 Dawson Road
Notes: Observed rice in reach-in cooler holding at temps greater than 41 degrees. Observed pico de gallo and cheese in large make table cold holding at greater than 41 degrees. Food moved to cooler so that it can cool down to 41 degrees. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed extreme grease buildup under and behind and on equipment in kitchen area. New Violation.
Locos Grill & Pub, 547 N. Westover Blvd.
Notes: Observed food items cold-holding above 41 degrees F. PIC replaced items. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.
Stonebridge Golf & Country Club, 319 Osprey Ridge Court
Notes: Observed food stored uncovered in refrigerator. Employee covered food. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed interior of oven, steamer, and reach in cooler needed to be cleaned. Discussed routine cleaning with PIC. New Violation; Observed no sanitizer in the dish machine. PIC will have the sanitizer dispenser checked. New Violation; Observed potentially hazardous foods being held a temperatures greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Employee discarded some items and moved other items to walk in cooler. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed wiping cloth not stored in sanitizer bucket. Employee removed cloth. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed exterior of ice machine and drink machine in need of cleaning. Discussed routine cleaning with PIC. New Violation.
Subway, 1103 N. Westover Blvd.
Notes: Observed personal beverage uncovered on prep table near three compartment sink. Employee removed beverage. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed utensils stored in the vegetable sink. Employee removed utensils from sink. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.
Burger King, 2007 E. Oglethorpe Blvd.
Long John Silver, 1716 E Oglethorpe Blvd.
Notes: Observed drink uncovered in the drive thru area. PIC discarded drink. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed missing tiles near the fryer area. Area is retaining water. Discussed replacing tiles with PIC. Repeat Violation.
Los Vaqueros Mexican Restaurant, 603 N. Westover Blvd.
Notes: Observed refried beans cooling in deep pans, covered, in hot kitchen. Beans had just begun cooling cycle and PIC moved beans to cooler and vented covers to allow heat to escape. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.
Ole Times Catering/Miller Brewing, 405 Cordele Road
Council #3607, Inc., 2009 Gillionville Road
Notes: Observed food debris on top and on the sides of fryers. PIC will have fryers cleaned. New Violation.
L & M Garlic Crabs & More, 701 Lippitt Drive
Michael’s Bar-B-Que, 2319 Gillionville Road
Notes: Observed hand washing sink with no paper towels. PIC replaced paper towels. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed fume hood and interior of ovens in need of cleaning. PIC will have ovens and fume hood cleaned. Repeat Violation; Observed that the inspection reports posted at drive thru windows were not the most recent inspection. PIC will post new report at windows. New Violation.
Subway- BP, 3900 Gilllionville Road
Notes: No certified food safety manager. PIC states she has took the class 4 months ago, but hasn’t received her certificate. Advised will need to contact administrator, because CFSM certificate must be available for review at time of inspection. New Violation; Observed wiping cloths stored in prep area outside of sanitizer bucket. Employee placed the cloths in sanitizer. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed no employee hand washing sign in the restroom. Discussed required signage with PIC. New Violation; Observed previous inspection report not posted in public view. Discussed with PIC that previous inspection must be posted at all time where it will be readable by the public. Repeat Violation; Observed utensils wet stacked at three compartment sink. PIC re-stacked dishes indirectly. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.
Lee State Prison, 153 Pinewood Road
Paco’s Mexican Restaurant, 285 U.S. Highway 19 S.
Notes: Person in charge did not demonstrate he was overseeing and monitoring (taking temperatures) cooling procedures of refried beans from previous nights service or monitoring temperatures of cut tomatoes in prep cooler or cold hold bar. New Violation; Observed cut tomatoes held at 56 and 52 degrees F in prep cooler and on salad bar. Manager corrected violation by moving tomatoes to a refrigerator capable of maintaining them below 41 degrees F. Corrected On-Site. Repeat Violation; Observed refried beans cooling from overnight at 58 and 63 degrees F in walk-in cooler. Manager corrected violation by discarding beans in trash. Repeat Violation.
J’s Plantation House DBA Bossy Belle’s Cafe, 3051 Highway 82 E.