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7-22-08 Health Reports

The following food service establishment inspection reports were provided by the Environmental Health Division of the Rockdale County Health Department and the Newton County Health Department. Restaurants that score from 90 to 100 get a letter grade A; those that rate 80-89 get a B; a tally of 70-79 is a C; and below 70 is a U, or unacceptable. A restaurant scoring 70 or above is allowed to operate if there are no critical violations. If a facility is rated U on consecutive inspections, it must close and the owner must prove that it can be operated safely before reopening is allowed.

· Cherokee Run, 74-C, 159 Centennial Olympic Parkway, Conyers, Date: June 17

Violations: Person in charge could not demonstrate knowledge or perform duties. No documentation of Certified Food Safety Manager on staff. Handwash sink in kitchen did not have paper towels to dry hands. Chicken salad in prep cooler not cold. Potentially hazardous food held more than 24 hours in establishment not properly date marked. All utensils, equipment must be stored 6 inches off floor. Wiping cloths not stored in sanitizing solution. Cutting boards need to be cleaned and resurfaced or replaced. Mold-like substance in ice machine.

· Cherokee Run - Recheck, 92-A, 159 Centennial Olympic Parkway, Conyers, Date: June 25

Violations: In-use wiping and sanitizing cloths not stored properly in bucket. Utensils not stored handle side up. Cutting boards in disrepair. Several flies observed in kitchen.

· Waffle House, 90-A, 1100 Nortec Drive, Conyers, Date: June 17

Violations: Uncovered employee drink observed by silverware. Employee observed using glass to scoop ice. Wiping cloth not stored in sanitized solution. Knife for cutting sandwiches not stored in appropriate area. Wet utensils observed stored stacked on one another. Gloves used to touch raw food then ready-to-eat food. Bottom of reach-in cooler soiled. Door gasket seal of reach-in cooler soiled. Garbage observed stacked at dumpster. Area needs to be pressure washed.

· Waffle House, 90-A, 1174 West Ave., Conyers, Date: June 18

Violations: Cold-hold foods in sandwich board not holding at the proper temperature. Door gasket seals damaged and soiled.

· Checkers, 77-C, 1438 Ga. Highway 138, Conyers, Date: June 19

Violations: Need additional handwash sink. Mold-like substance observed in ice maker. Items in prep cooler not holding proper temperature. Ice scoops not properly stored. Soiled utensils observed stored stacked on one another. Door gasket seals of reach-in freezer damaged. Door gasket seals of prep cooler door soiled. Dumpster door not closed as required. Dumpster area needs pressure washing. Floor tiles need replacing in front of fry station. Wall at walk-up window damaged. Replace missing covered base. Grease filters over fry station soiled. More than six flies observed in facility.

· Kentucky Fried Chicken, 78-C, 1675 Ga. Highway 138, Conyers, Date: June 19

Violations: Person in charge not observed performing duties, handwashing supplies, date marking, utensils use, etc. No soap at front handwash sink. No paper towels at rear handwash sink. Improper strength of sanitizer for wiping cloth. Can opener soiled. Several tables not cleaned and sanitized. Items in walk-in not properly date marked. Wiping cloth in soiled sanitizer solution. Ice scoop stored on grill of drink dispenser. Mashed potato scoop stored with handle in product. Wet utensils observed stored stacked on one another. Sides of equipment soiled. Inside microwave oven soiled. Door gasket seals of reach-in cooler soiled. Men's restroom needs cleaning. Good general cleaning of facility needed.

· Westbury Health and Rehab, 100-A, 1420 Milstead Road, Conyers, Date: June 19

· Daddy's Bar & Grill, 91-A, 1381 Iris Drive, Conyers, Date: June 20

Violations: Mold-like substance observed in ice maker. No handwash sign at handwash sinks. Sides of equipment soiled. Fruit flies observed in facility.

· Eat Right Caribbean, 61-U, 1251 Iris Drive, Conyers, Date: June 20

Violations: No Certified Food Safety Manager on staff, could not perform duties. Employee observed not washing hands after touching raw fish. Slicer has debris. Several items in reach-in cooler not holding at the proper temperature. No date marking present. Stereo system stored on spice rack with food items. In-use rice scoop spoons stored on top of rice warmers. All storage shelves need to have smooth surface, with no exposed wood. Several holes in walls and door casing area.

· Red Tomato, 96-A, 1377 Old McDonough Road, Conyers, Date: June 20

Violations: Consumer advisory not on all menus as required.

· Tacqueria LaEstrella, 78-C, 1723 Lake Rockaway, Conyers, Date: June 20

Violations: Person in charge not aware of duties. Employee trying to wash hand without soap. No policy in place. No soap and paper towels at handwash sink or restroom handwash sink. No handwash signs at sinks. Not in compliance with Georgia Smoke Free Air Act. Improper storage shelves.

· Crossroads Cafe & Grill, 99-A, 1810 Ga. Highway 20, Suite 170, Conyers, Date: June 23

Violations: Wet utensils observed stored stacked on one another.