.

Know Before You Go: Mexican Restaurant Fails Inspection

El Pueblito Mexican Restaurant in Adairsville scored a 67, or U, on its May 21 inspection, which included violations such as evidence of mice or rats in its storage room.

Credit: Patch file
Credit: Patch file
An Adairsville Mexican restaurant fell a few points short of passing its most recent food inspection.

El Pueblito Mexican Grille at 24 Eagle Parkway Suite E & F received a 67, or U, on its May 21 inspection conducted by the Bartow County Environmental Health Department.

The inspector made the following notes on its form used to calculate the establishment's score: 
  • The person in charge did not demonstrate knowledge to properly maintain the kitchen satisfactory to the current regulations for operating a food service (new violation).
  • Observed a personal drink located on the prep table; corrected on-site (new violation).
  • Observed prep tables and counters that had waste/splashed on foods on and around them and needs to be properly cleaned and sanitized; corrected on-site (new violation).
  • Observed several temperatures of potentially hazardous foods in the prep cooler and in the walk in cooler above their maximum cold holding temperature of 41 degrees Fahrenheit (new violation).
  • Potentially hazardous foods cooling in the walk in cooler did not meet the parameters for proper cooling. Chicken was at 46 after 6 hours of cooling (new violation).
  • Several pans of chicken and beans stored covered and stacked in the walk in cooler preventing proper cooling within the allowable time frame.*
  • Observed a dirty cloth on the steam table pan that had waste/spilled foods on it; corrected on-site (new violation).
  • Shelving and flooring in the kitchen and in the walk in cooler have spilled food debris on it and needs to be cleaned (new violation).
  • Flooring in the dry storage area is torn and missing in some spots. The flooring must be replaced prior to the next routine inspection (new violation).
  • Evidence of rats/mice in the dry storage building (new violation).
(Editor's note: asterisk indicates a repeat violation) 

The remaining inspections conducted between May 20 and May 27 were:

HARDEES (Adairsville) (Food Service Inspections)
101 PRINCETON BLVD ADAIRSVILLE, GA 30103
View inspections:
May 20, 2014 Score: 98, Grade: A 

QUALITY INN (Food Service Inspections)
107 PRINCETON BLVD ADAIRSVILLE, GA 30103
View inspections:
May 20, 2014 Score: 100, Grade: A 

RAMADA (Adairsville) (Food Service Inspections)
500 GEORGIA NORTH CIR ADAIRSVILLE, GA 30103
View inspections:
May 20, 2014 Score: 100, Grade: A 

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »