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Madison County


2800 S Memorial Pkwy, Huntsville, AL 35801

Score: 83


  • Nozzle for ice cream machine is cracked. Wash temperature was 105 F with dishes in it.
  • Raw burgers were held at 53°F and shredded cheese was 48°F.
    • Follow up: the violation was not corrected. Burgers were at 45°F and 44°F.
    • A notice of intent to suspend (NOIS) their permit was issued.
  • The nozzle on the drink machine had residue on it.
    • The drink nozzle was clean at time of follow up.
  • An employee used an improper wash, rinse and sanitize procedure.
    • The employee did not sanitize tongs for the required amount of time.
    • Follow up: Employees were using the proper wash, rinse, and sanitizing procedure.


Limestone County


550 US Hwy 72 W, Athens, AL 35611

Score: 80


  • Drink nozzles need cleaning.
  • There was a lack of paper towels at all of the hand sinks
  • Flies
  • Dirty pans stored clean by the three-compartment sink
  • The hand sink was not only being used for handwashing.


Clean Plate Recommendation

Madison County

Rooster's Crow Coffee Roastery

8402 Whitesburg Dr. Building h, Huntsville, AL 35802

Score: 98

Rooster's Crow Coffee Roastery is tucked away, but it's a cool find.

They see coffee as a gift and cater to all flavor palates.

From light to dark, they source their beans from 18 different farms from all over the world -- and counting.

At this location for 2 and a half years, and in the business for 5, they are woven into the community -- roasting for local restaurants and selling wholesale.

They also sell antique coffee grinders in mint condition.

If you're feeling peckish, they have in-house made scones and cinnamon rolls along with goodies from other local businesses.

With the heat we've been having, you may want a cooler treat. Why not go further than iced coffee and enjoy a popsicle made with their own coffee beans from Ethiopia.

This place has a lot of respect for coffee -- they even have two coffee plants in the store!


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