Georgia has rules it requires every food service operation to follow. These are just a few of the many health and safety regulations. Food service operations without a permit are illegal. Employees must know how to prevent foodborne illness and the symptoms of those illnesses. Food must be kept at the correct temperatures to prevent pathogens from growing. Employees must meet standards of cleanliness while working around food. If health laws are not met, the food service's permit may be suspended.

Cobb restaurant rechecked after failing inspection

UPDATE: Montana’s Bar and Grill on Feb. 19 received a perfect score on its follow-up inspection. View the new report here.

ORIGINAL: A Cobb County restaurant will have to make some changes after a food service inspection resulted in the eatery failing its review.

Montana’s Bar and Grill at 2995 Johnson Ferry Road in Marietta received a 68 on its Feb. 12 inspection conducted by the Cobb County Environmental Health Department. Any score below 70 is considered failing. 

According to the report, the restaurant was cited for a “large rodent infestation,” as there rodent droppings were found around the dry storage area and behind fryers in the kitchen.

The inspector also noted Montana’s Bar and Grill had no managerial control for the establishment, no paper towels at hand sinks, a buildup of brown, black and pink mold inside the ice machine, no hot water at the kitchen hand sink and food debris buildup on the dish machine. 

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reached out to the restaurant to get their feedback on the inspection, but it has not returned messages. 

Previous food service inspections scores for Montana’s Bar and Grill were 81 on June 15 and 82 on Dec. 20, 2017.

UPDATE | Cobb restaurant earns perfect score on re-inspection

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