UPDATE at 10:21a.m. April 2: Chin Chin scored an 82, or B, on its follow-up inspection held March 29.
A Cobb County restaurant will have to clean up its act after receiving a failing grade on its food service inspection.
Chin Chin Chinese Restaurant at 2800 Spring Road Suite A near Smyrna received a 57, or U, on its March 18 inspection conducted by the Cobb & Douglas Public Health Department.
Anything below a 70 is considered failing. According to the report, Chin Chin was cited for a slew of violations, some of which include:
- employees not washing their hands after handling trash;
- not providing soap or paper towels at hand sinks;
- uncovered food stored in coolers;
- warm food not holding at its proper temperature;
- uncovered food and sauce placed on dining tables for consumption;
- cooked dumplings stored on the floor;
- cooked chicken stored on a sink’s drain;
- raw shrimp thawing in a vegetable sink;
- a towel propping open the back door; and
- used utensils stored between equipment and prep tables.
To improve its score, Simon Chou, a manager with Chin Chin, said the restaurant’s will be “following the instructions” the inspector provided to them following the review.
Chou said the flop was a result of him being short-staffed while trying to prepare for Monday’s lunch and dinner service.
A follow-up inspection is scheduled for April 1.
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