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.

Joey D’s Oak Room by Perimeter Mall rechecked but still has flies

Update: The restaurant received an 80 on a re-inspection on July 25, though issues remain, including flies in the kitchen and bar area. For the full report, click here.


A popular Dunwoody restaurant failed its Wednesday inspection after flies were found among various other issues.

Joey D's Oak Room, located at 1015 Crown Pointe Parkway near Perimeter Mall, received a 58, according to the inspector’s report. Among other things, the inspection noted finding food stored too long; residue built up on a soda nozzle; and “condensation from (a) fan dripping directly onto uncovered raw salmon located in the walk-in cooler.”

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Amber Stewart, marketing director, said in an interview Thursday that in the restaurant’s nearly 28 years in business, health has always been a top concern. She said Joey D’s was already prepared to receive an “A” on the follow-up inspection.

Restaurants are typically rechecked within 10 days.

Joey D’s Oak Room

1015 Crown Pointe Parkway, Dunwoody

Score: 58

Report: here.

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