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Barrow County Restaurant Inspections for Jan. 2, 2013: Foods Held at Incorrect Temperatures, Improper Cooling Methods Used

Find out how Barrow restaurants and places that offer food services scored on recent health inspections.

Want more information on how restaurant inspection scores are calculated? Click here to view the form inspectors use. 

The Northeast Health District reports the following health inspection scores for Barrow County. 

Do you pay attention to posted health inspection scores in restaurants where you eat? How much of an influence do the scores have on your dining decisions? Tell us in comments. 

Dairy Queen, 51 W.. May St., Winder
Score: 91
Date of routine inspection: Dec. 17, 2012
Critical violation:

  • Violation of: 6-1A. Proper cold holding temperatures (TCS foods held in temperature danger zone 41 to 135 degrees in left prep table, i.e. diced tomatoes, sliced tomatoes, chicken, slaw and sliced cheese in reach-in under prep table. Corrected on site by discarding TCS food out of temp, adjusting thermostat on cooler. Cooler operating at 34 degrees.)  

 

Waffle House, 1917 Atlanta Highway S.E., Statham
Score: 95
Date of routine inspection: Dec. 17, 2012
No critical violations
Non-critical violations:

  • Violation of: 12A. Contamination prevented during food preparation, storage & display (Bag of onions found laying on floor surface in dry storage. Advised management that food must be stored at least 6 feet from floor and protected from contamination.) 
  • Violation of: 14B. Utensils, equipment and linens: properly stored, dried, handled (All the plates and bowls at grill and prep line not inverted to protect food contact surface from contamination.) 
  • Violation of: 17B. Garbage/refuse properly disposed; facilities maintained (Excessive trash on ground in Dumpster area.) 


Ruby Tuesday, 25 S. Broad St., Winder
Score: 96
Date of routine inspection: Dec. 17, 2012
No critical violations
Non-critical violations:

  • Violation of: 11A. Proper cooling methods used; adequate equipment for temperature control (Pasta cooling with lid in plastic container, 56 degrees after two hours moved to top shelf, loosely covered. Sliced tomatoes not cooled to less than 41 degrees before placing at prep line. Corrected on site by moving to walk-in to cool.) 
  • Violation of: 17B. Garbage/refuse properly disposed; facilities maintained (Grease on pad around grease trap (run-off with rain). 

 

Zaxby's, 28 E. May St., Winder
Score: 98
Date of routine inspection: Dec. 14, 2012
No critical violations
Non-critical violations:

  • Violation of: 14A. In-use utensils: properly stored (Scoop for flour stored hanging on wall. Corrected on site by instructing person in charge to wash, rinse and sanitize scoop and store in clean container or in product with handle out. 
  • Violation of: 14B. Utensils, equipment and linens: properly stored, dried, handled (Dishes stacked wet, not allowed to air dry.) 
  • Violation of: 14C. Single-use/single-service articles: properly stored, used (Single service cups and drive thru not stored in protective sleeve. *REPEAT)   

 

Burger King, 7 E. May St., Winder
Score: 99
Date of routine inspection: Dec. 14, 2012
No critical violations
Non-critical violation:

  • Violation of: 14C. Single-use/single-service articles: properly stored, used (Single service drink cups behind service counter out of protective liner. Single service food containers at prep line not stored inverted to protect from contamination.) 

 

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