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      54
      Friday
      70 / 39
      Saturday
      53 / 28
      Sunday
      55 / 38

      Restaurant Report: December 23, 2013

      Health inspectors are keeping a close eye out for hygiene violations - things like handling food and drinks properly and correct hand washing procedures. / MGN Online

      Health inspectors are keeping a close eye out for hygiene violations - things like handling food and drinks properly and correct hand washing procedures. If these violations are allowed to go on without being corrected, customers could possibly get sick.

      Lowest Scores:

      Firehouse Subs, 2416 Dawson Rd., Albany - Grade: 84

      According to the Georgia Department of Public Health, any score below 70 is considered unsanitary.

      During the inspection, the health inspector docked points for there being no certified food manager present.

      The inside of the microwave needed to be cleaned.

      Utensils were stacked while wet.

      There was no hot water at an employee handwash sink.

      A handsink at the front cooler had a leaky faucet.

      The trashcan in the women's restroom was missing a lid.

      Firehouse Subs was cited for the coving near the ice machine needing maintenance.

      Top Scores:

      Local restaurants obtained a perfect grade this week; several others were graded in the 90s.

      • Another Place, 1502 E. Broad Ave., Albany - Grade: 100
      • Mikata Japanese Steakhouse, 2610 Dawson Rd., Albany - Grade: 100
      • Pizza Hut, 1206 U.S. Hwy 19 S., Leesburg - Grade: 100
      • Asahi X-press, 814 W. 2nd St., Tifton - Grade: 100
      • Shoney's of Tifton, 1301 U.S. Highway 82 W., Tifton - Grade: 100
      • Carter's Catfish House, 351 Reed Bingham Rd., Adel - Grade: 100
      • Cool Scoops, 106 Pine Avenue, Albany - Grade: 98
      • Classy Carmels and Catering, 125 Geise Rd., Bronwood - Grade: 98
      • Chicken N A Box, 803 W. Broad Ave., Albany - Grade: 96
      • Mama Nay's Kitchen, 903 S. Madison St., Albany - Grade: 96
      • Kentucky Fried Chicken, 804 W. 2nd St., Tifton - Grade: 96
      • Huddle House, 718 S. Davis St., Nashville - Grade: 96
      • Pit Stop Bar-B-Que, 1112 W. 8th St., Tifton - Grade: 95
      • Chick-Fil-A, 2703 Dawson Rd., Albany - Grade: 95
      • Pizza Hug, 2108 E. Oglethorpe Blvd., Albany - Grade: 95
      • La Pueto Del Sol, 704 Tifton Rd., Nashville - Grade: 94
      • Ellianos Coffee Company, 2854 Meredyth Dr., Albany - Grade: 93
      • Kentucky Fried Chicken, 300 Lane St., Moultrie - Grade: 92
      • The Country Corner, 101 W. Mulberry St., Funston - Grade: 92
      • Great Wall, 604 Love Ave., Tifton - Grade: 92
      • Po Boy's BBQ, 1701 West Green Hwy., Douglas - Grade: 91
      • Hog-N-Bones Breakfast and Bar-B-Q, 2008 U.S. Highway 82 W, Tifton - Grade: 91
      • Picnic Pizza, 2510 Archwood Dr., Albany - Grade: 91
      • Ming Yong Chinese Restaurant, 107 US Highway 19 N, Camilla - Grade: 91
      • Pizza Hut, 1510 E. 16th Ave., Cordele - Grade: 90
      • Chicago Pizza & Pasta, 401 N. Virginia Ave., Tifton - Grade: 88
      • Kentucky Fried Chicken, 2727 Dawson Rd., Albany - Grade: 86
      • Firehouse Subs, 2416 Dawson Rd., Albany - Grade: 84

      Restaurants are inspected every six months, but if you see a potential violation let your county health department know about it.

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