We're less than a week from Thanksgiving and if you plan to take a break from the kitchen or if you are looking ahead for a quick holiday meal there are a few low scores you should know about.
Overall, many of the restaurants and facilities inspected across the Tennessee Valley did very well this week, with many scores in the high 90's.
Good news this week -- a restaurant closed by the local health department has been approved to reopen after their most recent inspection.
It was a light week for inspections with Hamilton County Health Department working on Riverbend. The lowest score this week comes from Georgia.
A few restaurants came close to failing this week, with familiar violations: staff not properly washing their hands, lack of food safety knowledge and unsafe thawing of frozen meat.
One local restaurant earned a failing score for restaurant inspectors this week for a variety of infractions. Several others were cited for various food handling problems