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Mold, Expired Food, Room Temperature Raw Fish Drop Restaurant Score to a 'U'

The Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness inspectors will revisit the restaurants getting low grades in as little as a week to make sure violations are fixed.

From the Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness, here are the results of some recent area food and tourist inspections in Atlanta that received "U" or "C" grades last week. Businesses scoring a "U" will be reinspected as soon as a week later. A list of restaurants in Buckhead and nearby that earned an "A" or "B" follows the lower scores.


STK Atlanta-Cucina Asellina (Food Service Inspections)
1075 PEACHTREE ST ATLANTA, GA 30309
View inspections:
January 8, 2014 Score: 99, Grade: A (Re-inspection two days after "U" score.)
  • Clean exterior of coolers and clean shelves in bar area.
  • Remarks: Work order placed for repairing/ replacing the curtains at dishmachine. Expected to be done by the end of business day 1-8-14
January 6, 2014 Score: 67, Grade: U 
  • Worker seen handling ready to eat (bread and herbs) with bare hands when glove or utensil use is required. Discarded on site  Corrected On-Site.
  • Observed employee eating while preparing food.
  • No paper towels located at handwashing sink.
  • Multiple food items found stored in (walk in cooler ) uncovered and subject to contamination.
  • Mold build- up inside ice machine.
  • Dishmachine quaternary ammonium sanitizer not at proper minimum strength. Must utilize warewashing sink until dishmachine is fixed.
  • Food (coca-cola products and juices) found stored past disposal date marked.
  • Observed potentially hazardous food (raw fish) thawed at room temperature.
  • Observed food prepared by warewashing sink when a food prep sink in readily available. Food was discarded on site  Corrected On-Site.
  • Expired permit.
  • Observed single-service articles (coffee filters) handled, displayed, or dispensed in a manner that allows for contamination.
  • Clean exterior and interior of all coolers, fans and filters, ice machine and soda dispensers.
  • Observed water draining onto floor surface due to minor leak at dish machine and poor dish machine curtain.
  • Clean floor, walls and ceiling by dish machine.
Previous health inspection score in April 2013, 93, Grade: A.
Re-inspected on Jan. 8, 2014. (99, Grade: A. See re-inspection results, link above.) 

STK Atlanta- Bar (Food Service Inspections)

1075 PEACHTREE ST ATLANTA, GA 30309
View inspections:
January 6, 2014 Score: 94, Grade: A 

STK Atlanta-Main Kitchen (Food Service Inspections)
1075 PEACHTREE ST ATLANTA, GA 30309
View inspections:
January 6, 2014 Score: 89, Grade: B 
  • Observed employee eating in a food preparation or other restricted area.  Corrected On-Site.
  • Mold inside ice machine. Must clean and sanitize.
  • Dish machine quaternary ammonium sanitizer not at proper minimum strength. Must utilize warewashing sink until the dish machine is fixed.
  • Expired permit.
  • Clean exterior and interior of all coolers.
  • Clean exterior of Ice machine and filters for ice machine.
Previous health inspection score: May 2013, 100, Grade: A.

Acoustix Jazz Cafe' (Food Service Inspections)
840 MARIETTA ST ATLANTA, GA 30318
View inspections:
January 3, 2014 Score: 76, Grade: C 
  • Observed improper vertical separation of raw animal foods and ready-to-eat foods inside walk-in cooler.
  • Observed encrusted material on can opener blade and gearing.
  • Observed soiled soda wand nozzle holder cup at bars.
  • Observed glasses stacked wet at the bar Multiple soda syrups expired at upper and lower bars: Diet Coke 7-6-13, Tonic Water 12-11-12, Diet Coke 4-6-12, Ginger Ale 11-27-13, Coca Cola 1-21-12, Tonic Water 10-12-12
  • Observed potentially hazardous food thawed in standing water.
  • At main bar observed soda syrup lines that pass through an ice bin that is used for customer's drinks. The lines assembly (surrounded by ice) is soiled and has mold on it.
  • Observed build-up of grease on hood vents.
  • Observed lights out under hood.
Previous health inspection May 2012, 91, Grade: A.

Campagnolo Restaurant & Bar (Food Service Inspections)
980 PIEDMONT AVE ATLANTA, GA 30309
View inspections:
January 2, 2014 Score: 76, Grade: C 
  • Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. Corrected On-Site.
  • Multiple food items stored uncovered inside back walk in cooler. All food items must be stored uncovered unless in constant use. If a food item is cooling, food must be partially covered to prevent any contamination.
  • Mold build- up inside ice machine.
  • Failure to discard expired coca-cola products and juices.
  • Multiple prepared food items such as gravy, soups, vegetables not labeled inside walk in cooler.
  • Observed a glove fall into hot oil well and completely dissolved in it. Glove was removed and EHS advised to discard the oil.  Corrected On-Site.
  • Leaking coolers in kitchen and bar.
  • Failure to deep clean all coolers.
  • Failure to clean fans inside coolers.
  • Failure to clean food derbis from shelves.
  • Failure to remove foils from shelves.
  • Failure to repaint the floor.
  • Failure to replace missing ceiling tiles and floor tile.
  • Failure to clean ceiling tiles and vents.
  • Observed live flies in kitchen.
Previous health inspection: March 2012, 96, Grade: A.

10 (Food Service Inspections)
990 PIEDMONT AVE ATLANTA, GA 30309
View inspections:
January 2, 2014 Score: 91, Grade: A 

595 North (Food Service Inspections)
595 NORTH AVE NW ATLANTA, GA 30318
View inspections:
January 3, 2014 Score: 95, Grade: A 

Abattoir (Food Service Inspections)
1170 HOWELL MILL RD STE 100 ATLANTA, GA 30318
View inspections:
January 2, 2014 Score: 100, Grade: A 
Artmore Hotel (Food Service Inspections)
1302 WEST PEACHTREE ST NW ATLANTA, GA 30309
View inspections:
January 7, 2014 Score: 94, Grade: A 

Artmore Hotel Bar (Food Service Inspections)
1302 WEST PEACHTREE ST ATLANTA, GA 30309
View inspections:
January 7, 2014 Score: 98, Grade: A 

Community Grill (Food Service Inspections)
42 JOHNSON RD NW ATLANTA, GA 30318
View inspections:
January 3, 2014 Score: 100, Grade: A 

Diamonds of Atlanta (Food Service Inspections)
1271 MARIETTA BLVD ATLANTA, GA 30318
View inspections:
January 2, 2014 Score: 99, Grade: A 

Heritage Healthcare Of West Atlanta (Food Service Inspections)
2645 WHITING ST NW ATLANTA, GA 30318
View inspections:
January 3, 2014 Score: 95, Grade: A 

Jerry Dilts And Associates (Food Service Inspections)
1122-A OLD CHATTAHOOCHEE AVE ATLANTA, GA 30318
View inspections:
January 6, 2014 Score: 100, Grade: A 

La Fonda Latina (Food Service Inspections)
1025 HOWELL MILL RD ATLANTA, GA 30318
View inspections:
January 7, 2014 Score: 100, Grade: A 

La Tagliatella (Food Service Inspections)
919 PEACHTREE ST NE ATLANTA, GA 30309
View inspections:
January 3, 2014 Score: 89, Grade: B 
  • Failure to discard expired Coca-Cola products and dairy products such as milk, creamer  Corrected On-Site.
  • Observed potentially hazardous food thawed at room temperature in meat prep sink  Corrected On-Site.
  • Food items stored on floor inside walk in cooler.
  • Expired permit
Previous health inspection score, December 2012, 99, Grade: A.

Ormsby's (Food Service Inspections)
1170 HOWELL MILL RD STE 20 ATLANTA, GA 30318
View inspections:
January 2, 2014 Score: 100, Grade: A 

Sir Winston Churchill's (Food Service Inspections)
3223 CAIN HILL PL ATLANTA, GA 30305
View inspections:
January 6, 2014 Score: 95, Grade: A 

St. Phillip's Cathedral Kitchen (Food Service Inspections)
2744 PEACHTREE RD NE ATLANTA, GA 30305
View inspections:
January 7, 2014 Score: 100, Grade: A 

The Optimist (Food Service Inspections)
914 HOWELL MILL RD ATLANTA, GA 30318
View inspections:
January 2, 2014 Score: 100, Grade: A 
January 2, 2014 Score: 100, Grade: A 

Westside Pizzeria (Food Service Inspections)
2341 MARIETTA BLVD ATLANTA, GA 30318
View inspections:
January 3, 2014 Score: 91, Grade: A 



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