➤ Tandoor & Tap, 40 East Main Street
A build-up of black organic matter was observed inside the ice machine. Clean/rinse/disinfect frequently to prevent buildup. Hand wash sinks must be labeled and should only be used for hand washing. Inspector: Aaron Jump.
➤ Southern Palace, 224 South Main Street
My Certified Food Safety Manager (CFSM) certification has expired. Get it now. Please correct it by December 18th. Raw chicken was observed to be stored above produce in walk-in coolers. Raw shrimp was observed on top of the sauce container in the walk-in cooler. Food must be protected from cross-contamination. Fixed onsite. Personnel properly separate raw and ready-to-eat foods. Accumulation was observed inside the ice maker and ice baffle. Scab debris was observed on the scoop for chips. Food-contact surfaces of equipment and utensils must be clean to the touch and to the eye. Increase the frequency of cleaning food contact surfaces. Please correct it by December 18th. Inappropriate storage of rice scoops in water was observed. Temperature below 135 degrees Fahrenheit. Fixed on site. The person in charge said he kept the scoop in a water temperature of 135 degrees F. It was observed that shopping bags were used as food storage bags. Single-use services and single-use items cannot be reused. Please correct it by December 11th. Multiple non-food contact surfaces were observed. Debris covered the entire kitchen area, including refrigerator shelves, main island shelves, reach-in cooler, and sides of utensils. Non-food contact surfaces of equipment shall be kept free of accumulation of dust, dirt, food residue, and other debris. Please correct it by December 11th. We observed employee items and food being improperly stored throughout the kitchen alongside restaurant food. Areas designated for employee eating, drinking and tobacco use shall be arranged so that food, equipment, linens, single-use and single-use items are protected from contamination. Fixed on the spot. Multiple rat droppings were observed on top of the dishwasher. Multiple flies were observed in the kitchen area. Have an exterminator treat and inspect the area. control pests. The presence of insects, rodents and other pests shall be controlled to minimize their presence on the premises by: Devices or other means of pest control specified under regulation and by eliminating hideout conditions. Inspector: Quentin Smith.
➤ Starbucks in Georgia Southern, 1 Georgia Ave PO Box 8138
Small debris was observed in the reach intake cooler. Ice build-up was observed in the walk-in freezer. Inspector: Laura Robinson.
➤ Vino 1910, 22 West Main Street
➤ Forest Heights Country Club, 3772 Country Club Road
Organic matter was observed on the ice machine shield. Clean food contact surfaces regularly to prevent buildup. Food observed in a walk-in cooler with an internal temperature of 58 degrees Fahrenheit. Repair cooler. throw away food. Stop using the cooler until you receive confirmation from health authorities. Food was observed in the reach-in cooler of the front preparation line with internal temperatures of 45, 51, and 54 degrees Fahrenheit. A cooler containing a source with an internal ambient temperature of 49 degrees Fahrenheit was observed. Rice and cheese cooked in reach-in coolers were observed with no wastage for 7 days. date. Observe food prep workers not wearing barrettes. Observed food prep workers wearing rings and watches. Debris was observed on clean plates stored on the shelf. Debris was observed in the reach intake cooler. A rusty shelf was observed in the reach-in cooler. Water was observed to collect at the bottom of the reach-in cooler. Damaged/missing ceiling tiles were observed. You can see the damage on the floor. Inspector: Robinson.
Retest score: 92 (December 14)
Organic matter was observed on the ice machine shield. Clean food contact surfaces regularly to prevent buildup. Water was observed accumulating at the bottom of the reach-in cooler in the preparation line. Small debris was observed on the freezer floor. Inspector: Robinson.
➤ It’s Thyme, 2354 IG Lanier Road, Pembroke
No violations during inspection. Inspector: Jump.
➤ D’s Friendly Diner, 503 Northside Drive East Suite A
Observe employees’ coats, keys, and gum being stored in the hand washing sink. Handsink should be accessible at all times. Organic matter was observed on the ice machine shield. Clean food contact surfaces regularly to prevent buildup. It was observed that the disinfectant bucket lacked adequate disinfectant pressure. A break in the seal of the reach intake cooler was observed. Excessive debris was observed on the bottom of the reach-in cooler and freezer. Inspector: Robinson.
➤ Paul’s Catering & Bartending Services, 48 Hill Street
➤ Uncle Shug’s On Main, 434 South Main Street
The hand washing sink for cooking in the back kitchen has no hand soap. Each hand wash sink, or group of two adjacent hand wash sinks, shall be provided with hand wash liquid, powder, or bar soap. Fixed by December 13th. Observe the inside of the sauce/mustard-stained condiment mix storage bag. Seasonings are used in multiple foods. Food-contact surfaces of equipment and utensils must be clean to the touch and to the eye. Fixed by December 13th. Observe multiple wet wiping cloths stored on the prep table. Cloths in use for wiping counters and other equipment surfaces shall be kept between uses in chemical disinfectant solutions at concentrations specified by Public Health Service (DPH) regulations. Fixed onsite. The person in charge stored the wiping cloth properly. Observe a scoop stored in stagnant water at 69 degrees Celsius. During food preparation or dispensing pauses, food preparation and dispensing utensils should be stored in the food with the handle above the top of the food and container. Food not time/temperature controlled for safety. Clean areas of cooktops or cookware only if the cookware and food-contact surfaces of the cooktop or cookware in use have been cleaned and sanitized at the frequency specified in the DPH regulation. When used with moist foods such as ice cream or mashed potatoes, under running water at a velocity sufficient to wash particulates down the drain. A clean and protected area where utensils such as ice scoops are used only for food that is not time/temperature controlled for food safety. Or in a container with water, provided the water is maintained at a temperature of at least 135 degrees Fahrenheit (57°C) and the container is cleaned at the frequency specified by DPH regulations. Please correct it by December 15th. Non-food contact surfaces such as the inside of reach-in coolers, the sides of cookware, and shelves were observed to have debris and deposits. Non-food contact surfaces of equipment must be kept free of accumulation of dust, dirt, food residue, and other debris. Please correct it by December 15th. Observed some dirty tiles in the kitchen and dirty filters in the kitchen/prep area. Physical facilities shall be cleaned as frequently as necessary to maintain cleanliness in a manner that prevents food contamination. Please correct it by December 15th. Inspector: Smith.
➤ Chattanooga Subway #3215, 216 Lanier Drive
Accumulation was observed on the soda nozzle of the drink fountain. Food-contact surfaces of equipment and utensils must be clean to the touch and to the eye. Inspector: Smith.
➤ Fire Cannon, LLC, dba Firehouse Subs, 600 Brannen Street Suite B
Observe the disposable cup as a scoop of dry seasoning. During food preparation or dispensing pauses, food preparation and dispensing equipment should be stored on the food with the handle on top of the food and container. Fixed by December 19th. It was observed that employee keys and phones were stored next to customer cups and were not protected from contamination. Designated areas for employee activities necessary to prevent contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens, and single service items. Please correct it by December 19th. Inspector: Smith.