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BBQ Caterers in Atlanta receives a 77% on their recent health inspection

BBQ Caterers, located at 2180 Campbelton Road in Atlanta, received a score of 77 points out of a possible 100 points during their 11/03/2022 inspection by the Georgia Department of Public Health.

The violations noted by the inspector were:

Violation #1
1-2A – pic present, demonstrates knowledge, performs duties
Points: 4
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Person in charge not performing duties; not ensuring or monitoring Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food with the digital thermometer found onsite still in packaging. Train employees to monitor to ensure foods remain at 135F or higher if hot holding or remains at 41F or below if cold holding. Calibrate thermometer with ice water bath or boiling point method to verify it works correctly.
Violation #2
1-2B – certified food protection manager
Points: 4
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Manager lacking proof of Food Manager Certification. Must provide CFSM within 30 days. Code> Food service establishments shall have in its employ a Certified Food Safety Manager (CFSM) as specified in paragraph (b) of this subsection to ensure food safety is being managed within the food service establishment during all hours of operation as specified within paragraph (d) of this subsection. Pf
Violation #3
6-1B – proper hot holding temperatures
Points: 9
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Cooked meats or poultry not held at 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. ca> Reheat to 165 and hold at 135F or discard. Code> (f) Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food, Hot and Cold Holding. Except during preparation, cooking, or cooling, or when time is used as the public health control, time/temperature control for safety food shall be maintained at 41°F (5°C) or below or 135°F (57°C) or above.
Violation #4
6-2 – proper date marking and disposition
Points: 4
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: No dates on any of the food in the cooler. Manager states was prepared yesterday. Must date the containers as such. Code> if the food is held for more than 24 hours, to indicate the date or day by which the food shall be consumed on the premises, sold, or discarded, when held at a temperature of 41°F (5°C) or below for a maximum of 7 days after the original container is opened. The day the original container is opened in the food service establishment shall be counted as Day 1, except, the day or date marked by the food service establishment may not exceed a manufacturer’s use by date if the manufacturer determined the use-by date based on food safety; Pf
Violation #5
11A – proper cooling methods used: adequate equipment for temperature control
Points: 3
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Walk in cooler is not functioning – currently empty – Only has working bottled only merchandiser for cold holding. Ca> repair walk in cooler.
Violation #6
18 – insects, rodents, and animals not present
Points: 3
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: back door open letting in flies – COS> closed door. CA> install self closer to back door. Code> 1. Except as specified in paragraphs 2 through 5 of this subsection, outer openings of a food service establishment shall be protected against the entry of insects and rodents by: (i) Filling or closing holes and other gaps along floors, walls, and ceilings; (ii) Closed, tight-fitting windows; and (iii) Solid, self-closing, tight-fitting doors.
Remarks
Teachable moments> Provided missing hand wash sign, no smoking sign, choking sign, emlpoyee health policy, allergen awareness education, and sample vomiting diarrhea clean up policy.

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