It was a quick rebound for Monterrey Mexican Restaurant in Suwanee. The eatery on Peachtree Industrial Boulevard received a "48/U" rating in a health inspection on November 29, 2012.
However, it received an "86/B" rating in a follow-up inspection seven days later, reports show.
The inspections were done by the Gwinnett/Newton/Rockdale health department.
In the November inspection, these were among the noted violations:
- Person in Charge not preventing employees from using bare hands with ready-to-eat foods;
- Person-in-charge unable to demonstrate knowledge of food-borne illness prevention;
- Food handler handled ready-to-eat onions with his bare hands at the cookline;
- Mold-like buildup in the ice machine and on the soda guns.
- Wastewater backflowing from the dish sink floor drain onto the floor.
In the December inspection, this was among the noted violations:
- Raw chicken above salsa in line upright cooler. Chicken removed from cooler. Raw chorizo above avocado & limes in the line reachin cooler. Chorizo removed from cooler. Food shall be protected from cross contamination by separating raw animal foods from ready-to-eat foods during storage, preparation, holding, and display.
You can read details of both inspections here.
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