Restaurant Inspections


Fayette County Public Health conducted the following restaurant and food inspections, according to reports filed with the department.

Sept. 27

Holiday Inn Express, 101 Courthouse Parkway. Standard inspection, critical control point. Violations: Certifications in food safety were unavailable and management did not display good knowledge of CCP questionnaire. The person in charge must ensure that employees are properly trained in food safety, this is the second violation, management stated that he is in the process of having his food employees trained. Several food containers were found cracked inside of the cabinets located in the main kitchen area, the containers that were observed were discarded immediately. The chemical sanitizer test strips were found expired, sanitizing solution concentration must be accurately determined by using a test kit. Also the dish washer was found inoperable. The staff is using the three compartment sink for ware washing and must cease use of dishwasher until serviced and deemed safe to use. Several cabinets and drawers were found with an accumulation of soil residues located in dining room area, non food contact surfaces must be cleaned at a frequency necessary to prevent accumulation of soil residues.

Starting Gate, 1351 Leesburg Avenue. Standard inspection. Violations: The kitchen is very clean as well as the equipment and utensils. Certifications in food safety were available, no recommendations at this time, thank you.

Sept. 26

Woody’s Cafe, 222 N. Main St. Standard inspection. Violations: A level two management certification was unavailable, the person in charge must ensure that employees are properly trained in food safety. A container of sugar was found without proper labeling, containers holding food that was removed from its original package must be labeled. A food utensil was found with cracks and heavily stained, food contact surfaces must be smooth and easily cleanable, the staff discarded these items immediately.

Sept. 21

Giovanni’s, 215 W. Court St. Follow-up inspection. Violations: All previous violations have now been corrected, thank you.

North Shore Auction, 704 Milwood Avenue. Standard inspection. Violations: No recommendations at this time.

Our Place Restaurant, 827 E. Market Street. Follow-up inspection. Violations: All previous violations have now been corrected, thank you. The food items inside of the reach-in freezer are now covered and the walls of the walk-in cooler are now clean.

Sept. 20

Outside The Box Cafe, Jeffersonville. Standard inspection, critical control point. Violations: A few food containers were found cracked, management removed these from the shelf immediately and they were discarded.

Travel Center of America, Jeffersonville. Follow-up inspection. Violations: All previous violations have now been corrected, thank you.

Sept. 19

Giovanni’s, 215 West Court St. Standard inspection, critical control point. Violations: The hand wash sink in main kitchen area was found cluttered and must be maintained so that its accessible at all times. The hand wash sink in main kitchen area was not provided with soap. A few items inside of the reach-in cooler were found without date markings, the staff date marked all items immediately. A bowl was found inside of the mushroom container located inside of the walk-in cooler, food must be stored in a way to prevent contamination, management was notified and it was recommended that they use a scoop with a handle rather than a bowl, the bowl was removed from the container. The shelves in the storage area were found with an accumulation of soil residues. The kitchen floor and walls were found with soil residues.