A Smyrna pizzeria has failed its recent health check in part for having a dirty kitchen, according to Cobb County health department records.
Siracusa’s New York Pizzeria, 5350 United Drive, scored a 57 on Tuesday. Any score below a 70 is considered failing.
The walk-in cooler was broken and holding food at unsafe temperatures, according to the report.
A woman who identified herself as the owner’s wife told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution over the phone that they are getting a new cooler in a couple days.
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After The AJC asked her further questions and requested a comment about the failure, the line disconnected. An immediate call back was sent to a message machine; that message hasn’t been returned.
The inspector also noted “accumulations and debris on nonfood-contact surfaces throughout kitchen” like floors, under the tables where food is prepared and inside the dough mixer.
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Also, the restroom door doesn’t close correctly.
Siracusa's has scored within the 80s during inspections all the way back to July 2014, records show.
Follow-up inspections are usually done within 10 days of the original evaluation.
Siracusa’s New York Pizzeria
5350 United Drive
Smyrna, Ga., 30082
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