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Albany Area Kitchen Inspections - June 29, 2014

Chick-Fil-A, located at 2601 Dawson Road, received an “A” on its recent kitchen inspection. (File photo)

Chick-Fil-A, located at 2601 Dawson Road, received an “A” on its recent kitchen inspection. (File photo)

These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty and Worth County Environmental Health Offices June 20-25.

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

JUNE 20

AJ’s Seafood & Oyster Bar, 2406 N. Slappey Blvd.

Score: 87

Notes: Observed potentially hazardous food for cold holding above 41 degrees Fahrenheit. PIC put food on ice. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. Observed meat being thawed in the vegetable sink. Discussed using vegetable sink only for washing of fruits and vegetables with PIC. New Violation; Observed microwaves in kitchen and bar area in need of cleaning on the outside. Discussed routine cleaning with PIC. New Violation.

Chick-Fil-A, 2703 Dawson Road

Score: 99

Notes: Observed outside dumpster with a hole in the side. PIC has called to have it replaced. New Violation.

Firehouse Subs, 2416 Dawson Road

Score: 83

Notes: Observed no hot water at one hand sink and the other hand sink was inaccessible with a water jug in the sink. New Violation. Observed potentially hazardous food held higher than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Discussed proper temperature with PIC. New Violation. Observed no thermometer in the back refrigerator. Discussed getting a thermometer for the cooler. New Violation. Observed dumpster open and a few holes in the side. Discussed keeping dumpster closed and replacing the dumpster. New Violation.

Subway, 262 Cordele Road

Score: 97

Notes: Observed sanitizer in cloth solution too strong. Employee refilled sanitizer to proper strength. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

JUNE 23

Dragon House, 118 Philema Road, Site C

Score: 95

Notes: Observed the fume hood needed cleaning. Discussed cleaning frequency with PIC. New Violation; Observed employee beverages in refrigerator next to food. Discussed secluding a designated area for beverages with PIC. New Violation.

Oglethorpe Lounge, 825 W. Oglethorpe Blvd.

Score: 97

Notes: Observed faucet leaking in men’s restroom; discussed repairing faucet with PIC. New Violation; Observed bathroom doors not enclosed with tight self closing doors. Discussed installing self closure on doors with PIC. New Violation. Observed dumpster lid open. Discussed keeping lid closed on dumpster with PIC. New Violation.

Peaceful Manor Retirement Home (South), 2905 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive

Score: 86

Notes: Observed sanitizer concentration too low in three-compartment sink. PIC corrected concentration. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. Observed fume hood in need of cleaning. Discussed routine cleaning with PIC. New Violation. Observed PHF being held in refrigerator above 41 degrees Fahrenheit. PIC turned temperature down on refrigerator. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. Observed floor tile in kitchen in need of repair. PIC has order to have floor repaired. New Violation.

Pines Personal Care Home, 2121 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive

Score: 93

Notes: Observed fume hood in need of cleaning. Discussed routine cleaning with PIC. New Violation. Observed meat thawing in sink with no water running. PIC put meat under running water. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. Observed refrigerator with no thermometer. Discussed placing thermometer in refrigerator with PIC. New Violation.

Subway, 202 Oakridge Drive, Site G

Score: 96

Notes: Observed sanitizer at 3-comp sink not at proper strength. Employee refilled sanitizer to proper strength. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

JUNE 24

Albany Moose Lodge, 407 Philema Road

Score: 94

Notes: Observed fume hood and fryer soiled. Discussed cleaning frequency with PIC. New Violation. Observed single use items not protected from contamination. Repeat Violation.

Cowboy Bill’s, 4502 Sylvester Road

Score: 100

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

Score: 93

Notes: Observed interior of ice machine needs cleaning. Discussed routine cleaning with PIC. New Violation. Observed sanitizer concentration in dish machine too low. Discussed fixing sanitizer dispenser with PIC. New Violation. Observed potatoes in hot holding near drive thru being held under a water source that was leaking. Discussed keeping food protected from contamination with PIC. New Violation.

Wynfield Park Health and Rehabilitation, 223 3rd Ave.

Score: 97

Notes: Observed sanitizer in wiping cloth bucket too weak. PIC changed the solution. New Violation.

JUNE 25

Krystal, 1605 N. Slappey Blvd.

Score: 95

Notes: Observed a box of onions exposed and not covered. Discussed with PIC covering food item. New Violation. Observed interior of ice machine needs cleaning. Discussed routine cleaning with PIC. New Violation. Observed dumpster lid needs repairing and grease trap lid open. Discussed with PIC keeping lid closed on grease trap and having lid repaired on dumpster. New Violation.

Picnic Pizza, 2510 Archwood Drive

Score: 92

Notes: Observed buildup of grime on the inside of the ice machine. Discussed cleaning frequency with PIC. New Violation. Observed wiping cloth sanitizer was too weak. PIC changed solution. New Violation. Observed ice scoop handle submerged in ice of the ice machine. Discussed proper storage of scoop with PIC. New Violation.

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

Score: 90

Notes: Observed potentially hazardous foods being held above 41 degrees Fahrenheit. PIC put food on ice. Corrected On-Site. New Violation. Observed the exterior of the ice machine in need of cleaning. Employee cleaned ice machine. Corrected On-Site. New Violation.

WORTH

JUNE 25

Betty Jo’s Roadhouse Grill, 602 W. Franklin St.

Score: 100

Maryland Fried Chicken, 100 N. Main St.

Score: 100