The James Room in Atlanta receives a 68% on their recent health inspection

The James Room, located at 661 Auburn Avenue Suite 280 in Atlanta, received a score of 68 points out of a possible 100 points during their 02/10/2023 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: Observed failure to have at the time of inspection on duty an individual with some level of managerial control only employee currently working at time of inspection is a recent hire There must be a person in charge on the premises of the food service establishment at all times. The person in charge shall ensure compliance with the following Employee designated as PIC by EHS

Violation #2
1-2B – certified food protection manager
Points: 4
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed evidence of failure of CFSM to ensure that safe food practices are being adhered to during operations of the facility The responsibility of the CFSM shall include the safety of food preparation and service by ensuring that all employees who handle, or have responsibility for handling, unpackaged foods of any kind, have sufficient knowledge of safe preparation and service of the food. The nature and extent of the knowledge that each employee is required to have may be tailored, as appropriate, to the employee’s duties related to food safety issues.

Violation #3
2-2D – adequate handwashing facilities supplied & accessible
Points: 4
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: Yes
Inspector Notes: Observed failure to provide adequate hand drying provisions at hand washing sinks. Hand Drying Provision. Each handwashing sink or group of adjacent handwashing sinks shall be provided with: 1. Individual, disposable towels; Pf 2. A continuous towel system that supplies the user with a clean towel; Pf 3. A heated-air hand drying device; Pf or 4. A hand drying device that employs an air-knife system that delivers high velocity, pressurized air at ambient temperatures. PIC advised to restock paper towels

Violation #4
2-2D – adequate handwashing facilities supplied & accessible
Points: 4
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed failure to utilize hand wash sink for intended purpose. observed barista using hand wash sink to clean drink equipment A handwashing facility may not be used for purposes other than handwashing.

Violation #5
6-1A – proper cold holding temperatures
Points: 9
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed failure to maintain potentially hazardous foods at or below 41F. Reach-in cooler in kitchen has an ambient temperature of 56 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 PIC ordered to discard all food items in the cooler

Violation #6
6-2 – proper date marking and disposition
Points: 4
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: Yes
Inspector Notes: Observed several previously prepared food items being stored within facility for more than 24 hours without proper date marking. . Except when packaging food using a reduced oxygen packaging method, and except as specified in paragraphs 4 and 5 of this subsection, refrigerated, ready-to-eat, time/temperature control for safety food prepared and held in a food establishment for more than 24 hours shall be clearly marked 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. The day of preparation shall be counted as Day 1. PIC advised to discard food items as we cannot know how long food has been in facility

Violation #7
10D – food properly labeled; original container
Points: 3
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed failure to label food taken out of original container and put into service containers with the common name of food Food packaged in a food service establishment, shall be labeled as specified in law, including 21 CFR 101- Food labeling, and 9 CFR 317 Labeling, marking devices, and containers. 2. Label information shall include: (i) The common name of the food, or if there is no common name, an adequately descriptive identity statement PIC advised to label food

Violation #8
12A – contamination prevented during food preparation, storage, display
Points: 3
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed failure to seperate coolant ice from ice as food ce Used as Exterior Coolant, Prohibited as Ingredient. Ice may not be used as food after it has been used as a medium for cooling the exterior surfaces of food such as melons or fish, packaged foods such as canned beverages, or cooling coils and tubes of equipment. PIC advised to burn ice and establish means of seperation

Violation #9
12C – wiping cloths: properly used and stored
Points: 3
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed failure to place wiping clothes in proper location in between uses observed cloth setting on the counter of the bar Wiping Cloths, Use Limitation. 1. Cloths in-use for wiping food spills from tableware and carry-out containers that occur as food is being served shall be: (i) Maintained dry; and (ii) Used for no other purpose. 2. Cloths in-use for wiping counters and other equipment surfaces shall be: (i) Held between uses in a chemical sanitizer solution at a concentration specified under DPH Rule 511-6-1-.05(6)(n); and (ii) Laundered daily.

Violation #10
14A – in-use utensils: properly stored
Points: 1
Corrected during inspection?: No
Repeat: No
Inspector Notes: Observed failure to properly store scoops left in food containers with the handle outside of the food During pauses in food preparation or dispensing, food preparation and dispensing utensils shall be stored: 1.Except as specified under paragraph 2 of this subsection, in the food with their handles above the top of the food and the container PIC advised to remove scoop handle from food

Remarks
Arrow exterminators pest control
Quats 3 comp sink 200ppm
Chlorine dish machine bar 50ppm

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