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Albany Area Kitchen Inspections - July 13, 2014

Shabazz Fish Supreme, located at 241 E. Oglethorpe Blvd., received an “A” on its recent kitchen inspection. (Staff photo: Laura Williams)

Shabazz Fish Supreme, located at 241 E. Oglethorpe Blvd., received an “A” on its recent kitchen inspection. (Staff photo: Laura Williams)

These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty, Lee and Worth County Environmental Health Offices July 2-9, 2014.

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

JULY 2

Hong Kong Cafe, 2700 Dawson Road, Site 1 & 2

Score: 94

Notes: Observed food stored uncovered in cooler below cold hold/prep area. Discussed keeping food covered with PIC. Repeat Violation.

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

Score: 99

Notes: Observed dumpster with two holes. Discussed getting dumpster repaired with PIC. New Violation; Observed employee drink in cooler among food items. PIC removed drink. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

Southern Elegance Catering, 307 Flint Ave.

Score: 92

Notes: Observed interior of ice machine, bottom of refrigerator, and inside of oven needs cleaning. Discussed routine cleaning with PIC. New Violation; Observed meat products on the floor in walk in freezer. Employee removed food from floor. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed racks in storage room in need of cleaning. Discussed routine cleaning with PIC. New Violation.

JULY 3

Best Western Albany Mall Inn & Suites/Food Service, 2729 Pointe North Blvd.

Score: 99

Notes:

Doublegate Country Club, 2800 Old Dawson Road

Score: 92

Notes: Observed fume hood needs cleaning; PIC will have fume hood cleaned. New Violation; Observed food scoop not stored with handle up in food containers; employee stored food scoop with handle up Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed faucet leaking at 3-comp sink and handsink near walk in freezer; PIC will have faucets repaired. New Violation; Observed light in walk in cooler needs a shield; PIC will provide a shield for light. New Violation.

Pizza Hut, 2406 Dawson Road

Score: 99

Notes: Observed no handwashing sign in the men’s restroom. PIC posted one. New Violation.

Riverfront Bar-B-Q /Mobile Unit, 1533 U.S. Highway 19 South.

Score: 87

Notes: No Certified Food Safety Manager for the establishment. Must have Certified Food Safety Manager by Sept 2014 Repeat Violation; Observed fume hood in need of cleaning. Discussed routine cleaning with PIC. New Violation; Observed pre-prepared ice cup being stored in cooler with ice for beverages. PIC removed cups. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

San Joe’s, 2401 Dawson Road

Score: 100

JULY 7

Hampton Inn & Suites/Food Service, 2628 Dawson Road

Score: 87

Notes: Observed QAC sanitizer too weak at the 3 compartment sink. Discussed proper concentration with the PIC. New Violation; Observed cold holding temperatures of fruit in refrigerator above 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Cream cheese at bar was above 41 degrees. Discussed proper temps with PIC. New Violation; Observed cooked sausage and eggs at the bar below 135 degrees Fahrenheit. Discussed proper temps with PIC. New Violation.

Shabazz Fish Supreme, 241 E. Oglethorpe Blvd.

Score: 96

Notes: Observed sanitizer in cloth solution too strong; PIC refill cloth solution with proper amount of sanitizer Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed no lid on trashcan in restroom; PIC will provide a lid for trashcan. New Violation.

JULY 8

El Vaquero, 2700 Dawson Road

Score: 90

Notes: Observed chicken tenderloins and fish stored in walk-in freezer uncovered. PIC covered food items. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed some slime accumulated on the deflector of the ice machine. New Violation; Observed chemical spray bottle with bleach in wash room not labeled with common name of chemical and observed several other chemical bottles in storage room not labeled with common name of chemical. Repeat Violation.

Garden Terrace Cafe (Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital), 417 W. 3rd Ave.

Score: 96

Notes: Observed warmers/ovens with dirt and grime buildup. Discussed cleaning with PIC. New Violation.

Life Christian Center International Cafe - Soup Kitchen, 1211 Stuart Ave.

Score: 99

Notes: Previous inspection report was not posted for viewing by patrons. PIC posted new report. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

Palmyra Nursing Home, Inc. 1904 Palmyra Road

Score: 95

Notes: Observed fume hood in need of cleaning. PIC will have hood cleaned today. New Violation; Observed dishes wet stacked. Discussed proper stacking methods with PIC. New Violation.

Steak & Shake, 718 N. Westover Blvd.

Score: 90

Notes: Observed diced tomatoes at burger prep station cold holding above 41 degrees. Observed spaghetti noodles at prep station cold holding above 41 degrees. Observed cheese in hamburger cooler cold holding above 41 degrees. PIC states that these items will be used quickly and states that if they have not been used by 5 p.m., they will be discarded. New Violation; Observed pans stacked wet on shelf. New Violation.

The Catch, 2332 Whispering Pines

Score: 95

Notes: Observed fume hood with dust build up and warming rack with dirt build up. Discussed cleaning with PIC. New Violation; Observed cup being used to scoop flour out of a bin. Discussed using a scoop with a handle with PIC. New Violation.

JULY 9

American Legion Post 30, 2916 Gillionville Road

Score: 100

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

Score: 96

Notes: Observed fume hood and the inside of the oven in need of cleaning. Discussed routine cleaning with PIC. New Violation.

House of China II, 2526 Dawson Road, Site A

Score: 85

Notes: Observed raw chicken and shrimp stored above eggs. Discussed proper storage with PIC. New Violation; Observed rusted shelves and rusted or worn walk-in cooler doors and floors. Discussed repairing with PIC. Repeat Violation; Observed hot water not working at a 3 compartment sink. Discussed getting it repaired with PIC. New Violation; Observed dumpster lid torn and not closing. Discussed getting a replacement with the PIC. Repeat Violation.

Wing Dixie & Deli, 244 Cordele Road, Site 105

Score: 91

Notes: Observed fume hood needs cleaning; PIC will inform owner. New Violation; Observed CL sanitizer too strong in cloth solution at front counter; PIC refill cloth solution sanitizer to proper strength Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed garbaged stored in unapproved receptacle; PIC will inform owner. Repeat Violation.

LEE

JULY 2

Hardees, 258 Walnut Ave.

Score: 91

Notes: Observed employee at drive in window scoop ice (exposed food) to prepare a drink without first washing her hands at a designated hand sink. Manager corrected violation by instructing employee to wash hands at hand sink, then employee immediately went to sink and washed hands before making another drink. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

JULY 8

Grand Island Golf Course, 270 Grand Island Drive

Score: 99

Notes: Observed in-use ice scoop stored unprotected from contamination in contact with top of ice bin. Person in charge corrected violation by storing ice scoop in plastic covered container. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

Lee County Criminal Justice Center/Jail, 119 Pinewood Road

Score: 97

Notes: Observed container of mashed potatoes cooling in covered plastic container in walk-in cooler. Person in charge corrected violation by separating potatoes into two containers and leaving uncovered in walk-in cooler while in cooling process. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

WORTH

JULY 2

Dairy Queen, 509 E. Franklin St.

Score: 100