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Restaurant kitchen inspections for August
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Aug. 11
Holiday's Greek & Italian Cuisine, 406 Fair Road Score: 91 (Reinspection)

Break down ice machine and clean inside. Store bowls inverted. Repair freezer top. Inspector: Street.
Larry's Giant Subs, 620 Fair Road Score: 89
Ice chute on soda fountain has a build-up of material. Soda nozzles have a build-up of product; corrected on site. Single-service utensils are not stored covered; debris in storage bins. Resurface or replace heavily-marred cutting boards. Observed bins with broken corners and edges. Dry goods shelving is pitted. All utensils and equipment must be washed/rinsed/sanitized properly. Clean walls behind slicer and hand-wash sink. Make walls and floors of restroom smooth and easily cleanable. Observed gap around rear exterior door. Inspector: McKanna.
Aug. 12
Larry's Giant Subs, 620 Fair Road Score: 92 (Reinspection)

Dry goods shelving is pitted. Make walls and floors of restroom smooth and easily cleanable. Observed gap around rear exterior door. Very clean today. Much improved. Management working on maintenance issues. Inspector: McKanna.
Meinhardt Vineyards, 305 Kennedy Pond Road Score: 96
Improper thawing methods. Clean fryers for build-up. Clean containers holding utensils. There are four ways to thaw properly: in cooler, in microwave, during cooking process or under cool running water. Inspector: Thomas.
Aug. 15
Fire Cannon, LLC, dba Firehouse Subs, 600 Brannen Street, Suite B Score: 97

Observed single-service articles handled, displayed or dispensed in a manner that allows for contamination. Product build-up on outer housing of soda fountain. Clean fan blades. Very clean. Great job. Inspector: McKanna.
Aug. 16
Bourbon Grill & More, 10 Statesboro Mall Score: 92

Always store wiping cloths in sanitizer. Keep tea and filters covered in cabinets and do not store single-use items under plumbing. Need test strips for sanitizer. Clean inside of stove and table bottom where cutting boards are. Clean floors where needed - corners and behind stove. Inspector: Street.
Dunkin Donuts/Baskin Robbins, 606 Fair Road Score: 91
Cover all food items when not in use. Keep utensils stored handle-up in food items. Repair or replace cutting board. Repair freezer floor. Inspector: Thomas.
Ogeechee Area Hospice, 200 Donehoo Street Score: 92
Mark 7-day discard day on appropriate foods. Do not store cleaners around food items. Inspector: Wiggins.
Aug. 17
Dingus Magees, 3 Georgia Avenue Score: 78

Hands not washed and gloves changed after touching soiled apron. Personal beverage over prep table and on clean side of dishwasher drainboard. Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area; corrected on-site. Repair floors and walls where needed. Seal around back door and around wall joints in mixer room. Work on maintenance and storage issues. Inspector: McKanna.
Aug. 19
Dingus Magees, 3 Georgia Avenue Score: 93 (Reinspection)

Store all clean pots and pans inverted. Repair floors, ceiling and walls where needed. Seal around back door. Terrific job. Much improved. Inspector: McKanna.
Aug. 17
Loco's Grill & Pub, 91 Briarwood Lane Score: 85

No sanitizer at hand sink. Improper cooling - chicken wings in closed bulk container in walk-in cooler at 150 degrees F. Replace damaged utensils and make repairs with cleanable materials and no duct tape. Need sanitizer test strips. Clean freezer bottom. Clean table bottoms and underneath table tops. Clean outside of equipment throughout kitchen. Ceiling tiles need replacing and cleaning. Clean walls and floors where needed. Inspector: Street.
Aug. 23
Locos Grill & Pub, 91 Briarwood Lane Score: 80 (Reinspection)
Need to clean inside of ice machine and can opener. Must have chicken cooled down properly before covering. Clean freezer bottoms and racks in cooler. Inspector: Street.
Aug. 17
Waffle House #910, 446 South Main Street Score: 90

Cover all foods in coolers. Do not put food in 3-compartment sink. Store raw meats below other items in cooler. Food preps' fingernails must not extend beyond fingertips. Keep cups in plastic sleeves. Replace can opener and counter around hand sink. Clean walk-in cooler racks. Repaint/replace cooler shelves where needed. Inspector: Wiggins.
Aug. 21
Waffle House #910, 446 South Main Street Score: 92 (Reinspection)

Water dispenser has mineral build-up. Store sanitized utensils handle-up; corrected on-site. Observed single-service articles handled, displayed or dispensed in a manner that allows for contamination. Counter above hand-wash sink is pitted; food debris present. Clean walk-in cooler racks. Repair torn gaskets. Handling and hand washing excellent. Great job. Inspector: McKanna.
Aug. 18
Manny's/Quality Inn, 230 South Main Street Score: 95

Soiled utensils placed in hand-wash sink; corrected on-site. Build-up present on dispenser reservoir screen. Very clean. Good handling practices. Inspector: McKanna.
Statesboro Head Start, 150 Williams Road Score: 98
Store plates face-down. Clean floors under and around all equipment. Inspector: Thomas.
Subway#18965, 12399 Highway 301 South Score: 90
Clean slicer. Do not store pans in two-compartment sink. Seal bottom of back door. Inspector: Wiggins.
Aug. 22
Shogun Hibachi Grill & Sushi Bar, 609 Brannen Street Unit #5 Score: 90

Beverages stored on and above prep areas. Beverage without lid noted. Store raw eggs below ready-to-eat items in coolers; corrected on-site. Store clean items inverted. Protect all single-service items. Scoops must have handles. Clean gaskets on prep cooler doors. Very clean. Inspector: McKanna.
Starbucks Coffee Company #13435, 714 Northside Drive East Score: 97
Get choking poster in dining area; corrected on-site. Do not store cups past dispenser top. Inspector: Wiggins.
Aug. 23
Cracker Barrel, 216 Henry Boulevard Score: 90

Observed uncovered food on service line and in freezer; corrected on-site. Sanitizer bucket stored in hand-wash sink; corrected on-site. Observed clean bowls and plates not stored inverted. Observed single-service articles handled, displayed or dispensed in a manner that allows for contamination; corrected on-site. Clean outsides of steam table bins stored under prep tables. Very clean. Work on storage. Good job. Inspector: McKanna.
William James Middle School, 18201 Highway 80 West Score: 92
Store cleaners away from food areas and plates. Do not keep unnecessary toxic items in kitchen. Do not prep vegetables in meat sink. Do not keep personal foods in coolers. Do not allow bottoms of food containers to contact food (stacking food containers). Store scoops handle-up in bins. Inspector: Wiggins.
Aug. 24
Sallie Zetterower Elementary School, 1724 Cawana Road Score: 95

All personal drinks should be covered with a lid and straw. Keep scoops handle up in foods. Inspector: Wiggins.
Aug. 26
Moe's Southwest Grill, 608 Brannen Street Score: 90

All potentially-hazardous foods must be held at 41 degrees F or cooler. Repaint walls where needed. Food discarded. Inspector: Wiggins.
Your Pie, 701 Piedmont Loop Score: 93
Must have discard date and not just prep dates. Label bulk containers. Inspector: Street.
- compiled by Rheneta A. Ward