Restaurant Inspections

A Buford restaurant scored a 55 out of 100 on its most recent food service establishment inspection, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

Maria’s Tex Mex at 33 Buford Village Way, Suite 311, in Buford underwent a routine inspection on June 9, and several violations were observed by the inspector:

• An employee washing an avocado in the hand sink, which should be used only for hand-washing

• Bar hand sink filled with dirty containers

• Raw beef stored over fries and raw chicken over raw beef in a walk-in freezer

• Raw chicken and raw beef stored over cheese dip and salsa in a walk-in cooler

• Sanitizer dispenser not working properly

• Raw steak, raw bacon, chicken fingers and hotdogs all over 41 degrees in a prep cooler under a flat top

• Working containers of sauce that not were not labeled with common names

• Clean avocados still bearing stickers

• Clean containers stacked wet

• Prep cooler under flat top had ambient air over 41 degrees

The restaurant’s last score, on Jan. 15, 2020, was an 88.

A follow-up inspection to the June 9 inspection was to be completed between June 10-19.

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