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Albany Area Kitchen Inspections - July 27, 2014

Logan’s Roadhouse, located at 1200 N. Westover Blvd., received an “A” on its recent kitchen inspection. (File photo)

Logan’s Roadhouse, located at 1200 N. Westover 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 10 through 24, 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 17

Flint River/George Ort Clubhouse, 2000 McAdams Road

Score: 96

Notes: Observed oven and warming racks need cleaning. Discussed cleaning with PIC. New Violation.

JULY 18

Logan’s Roadhouse, 1200 N. Westover Blvd.

Score: 91

Notes: Observed tomatoes in many coolers above 41 degrees F. PIC removed items. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

Phoebe Putney Healthworks/Juice Bar, 311 Third Ave.

Score: 100

Starbucks Coffee, 417 Third Ave., P.O. Box 1828

Score: 100

Subway, 1404 N. Jefferson St.

Score: 94

Notes:Observed sanitizer concentration too low in three compartment sink. PIC made fresh sanitizer. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed utensils wet stacked. Discussed proper stacking methods with PIC. Repeat Violation.

JULY 21

Hip Hop Fish & Chicken, 1400 N. Slappey Blvd.

Score: 97

Notes: Observed wiping cloth sanitizer solution too strong; employee refill cloth sanitizer solution to proper strength Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

JULY 22

China East - Po’s Sub Sandwiches, 1719 E. Oglethorpe Blvd.

Score: 90

Notes: Observed employee touching ready to eat food with bare hands. PIC had employee put on gloves. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed several coolers that were in bad repair and cooler shelving held together with zip ties on the inside. New Violation.

Mars Snack Food Cafeteria, 1209 W. Oakridge Drive

Score: 96

Notes: Observed fume hood needs cleaning; discussed routine cleaning with PIC New Violation; Observed interior of ice machine needs cleaning; employee wipe interior of ice machine with wiping cloth Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

New Red Wok, 1007 S. Slappey Blvd.

Score: 90

Notes: Observed several food items (dumplings, beef, etc) stored uncovered in the walk-in freezer. PIC covered items. Observed crab rangoon, dumplings, chicken, pork and other food items uncovered in the upright freezer. PIC covered items. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed wiping cloth bucket stored on floor. New Violation; Observed bowl being used as a scoop in sugar container. Observed knives stored in between make table and prep table. Observed rice scoop being stored in room temperature water. New Violation; Observed two cutting boards stored on floor. New Violation; Observed soy sauce buckets being reused to store other food items. New Violation; Observed mold on seal of walk-in cooler door. New Violation; Observed unnecessary items stored in the restaurant that are not currently in use and are causing clutter in restaurant. New Violation.

Outback Steakhouse, 823 N. Westover Blvd.

Score: 96

Notes: Observed an open beverage container near food prep; employee removed container Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

JULY 23

Albany State University/Chick-Fil-A, 100 Dennis Drive

Score: 100

Garcia’s Mexican Food/Mobile Unit, 3331 Sylvester Road

Score: P, Grade: A

Notes: Discussed defrosting and repairing reach in cooler; Discussed declaring no more than 2 locations or routes to vend at. Discussed updating health department when changing location or route; Discussed keeping openings closed or screened (windows and doors).

Lynne Ranew Mertins Catering, 2200 Dawson Road

Score: 100

JULY 24

Hasan Temple, 1822 Palmyra Road

Score: 100

Triple Diamond Lounge, 1009 E. Clark Ave.

Score: 98

Notes: Observed cold handle missing on handsink; PIC will repair handle on handsink New Violation.

LEE

JULY 22

Paco’s Mexican Restaurant, 285 U.S. Hwy. 19 S.

Score: 58, Grade: U

Notes: Person in charge did not demonstrate knowledge of basic food safety. She did not demonstrate knowledge by not answering correctly to food safety questions and of monitoring and oversight of cooling processes. New Violation; Observed person in charge not wash hands before dipping ice into customer drink cups. Observed employees not wash hands before putting on gloves then handling food. PIC corrected violation by having all employees washing hands before putting on gloves and handling food; Employees could not explain the 5 diseases or symptoms of illness that are transmittable through food and could not explain their reporting requirements to management. New Violation; No paper towels provided at hand sink near drive-thru window. PIC corrected violation by placing paper towels in dispenser. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed several food items left uncovered while stored in reach in cooler and walk-in cooler. Manager corrected violation by placing covers on all containers. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed mold and rust on inside surfaces of ice machine. Observed mold on drink dispenser nozzles and inside tea urn nozzles at drive thru window. Observed dried food debris on piercing part of can opener. New Violation; Observed enchiladas and burritos reheated to 133 and 128 degrees F before placing on buffet. PIC corrected violation by continuing to reheat the food in the oven to 168 and 171 degrees F before placing on buffet. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed cut tomatoes cold held at 55 degrees F top shelf of prep cooler. PIC corrected violation by discarding tomatoes in trash. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed a container of re-fried beans hot held at 123 degrees F on hot hold bar. PIC corrected violation by discarding beans in trash. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed re-fried beans and cooked chicken cooling from overnight at 47 and 76 degrees F in walk-in cooler. PIC corrected violation by discarding food in trash. Corrected On-Site. New Violation; Observed food items held on the buffet without protection from contamination (sneeze guards). No consumer advisory posted for obtaining clean plate at buffet bar. New Violation.

WORTH

JULY 18

Kentucky Fried Chicken, 501 E. Franklin St.

Score: 100

JULY 21

Pizza Hut, 615 E. Franklin St.

Score: 97

Notes: Observed chipped plates set out for use on buffet. Observed door bottom right) on make table that is broken at hinge. New Violation; Observed fan covers in walk-in cooler soiled. New Violation; Observed tile covering broken or missing from wall behind make table; Observed short wall between ice machine and dish machine in bad repair and missing moulding. Observed raw wood around back door. Observed area under drink fountain wet and dirty; Observed mops not hung to air dry. Repeat Violation.

JULY 23

Hot Wok, 105 E. Franklin St.

Score: 91

Notes: Observed employee touch vegetables with bare hands while cooking. Employee was instructed on no bare hand contact with ready to eat foods. Vegetables are cooked greater than 200 degrees in wok. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.