Suwanee Restaurant Inspections: Mori House

How did the sushi eatery on Suwanee Dam Road fare on a recent health check?

a Japanese/sushi-themed restaurant in Suwanee, received ratings of "73/C," then "97/A" on health inspections in the past several months.

On October 30, Mori House received the "C" rating from the Gwinnett/Newton/Rockdale Health Department. Among the violations noted then were:

  • Raw chicken stored over ready to eat foods. ...  Corrected On-Site
  • Rice cooked yesterday and sauces made not date marked. Items were date marked with dates made. ... Corrected On-Site.
  • fluke and Aji(jack mackerel) on sushi menu are not frozen or farm raised. ... Raw fish or partially cooked must be frozen at -4F or below for 7 days or more or farm raised and pellet fed.  Corrected On-Site.

None of these violations was noted in the inspection on November 6, which received the "A" rating.

You can read the complete Mori House inspections here.

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Guido Susi February 02, 2013 at 06:24 PM
they were kept on their toes as of Oct 30 . This is why they have inspections . If they get an A rating now it should be noted in a positive light . They have been made aware of their shortcoming s and have improved im sure with much effort. It is to be commended.its fine to be interested in the reports and u should but reporting the negative aspect of it in the past in this rating is like a back handed compliment. It is unwarranted. if its public domain then let them look it up . thats what i do before i go out to a restaurant. Give the small business owner a break here. they have complied and improved and further inspections will assure the public. I am with you Mr Calano
Susan Edwards February 02, 2013 at 10:04 PM
Thanks Steve. When I read the reports, I usually note that some of the so-called "violations" are no big deal. ex: employees had their personal drinks in a glass instead of in a styrofoam cup that was covered. I also am pleased to see that the restaurants fix the problems in a timely fashion, sometimes during the inspectors visit. To me this shows a restaurant owner that is interested in doing a good job and being up to snuff.
Steve Burns February 02, 2013 at 10:10 PM
Thanks, Susan.
Andy D February 03, 2013 at 02:22 PM
Thank you Steve for these reports. First off If I walked into a restaurant and saw a score of 73 I would leave and not return. By posting this information I would give the restaurant a try. Reading what was wrong and what was corrected is great info. Plus a restaurant knowing that this info may wind up here is an added incentive to get it right the first time. Andy D.
Nancy February 08, 2013 at 04:02 PM
OK, guys. All this aside, we eat here often and the food and service is phenomenol! Keep up the good work on the health inspections!


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