The Cook Out fast food restaurant scored an 88 B during a September 3, 2021 food safety inspection. The Cook Out is located at 6438 Albemarle Road Charlotte, NC.

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Upon entry, the inspector observed a large amount of sausages on the grill. Sausage is not one of the menu items served by Cook Out. The Cook Out manager stated the sausages were brought from home by an employee to cook for an employee event.

No receipts of the sausages was produced, and the sausages had to be discarded.  

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Raw bacon was stored over ready to eat hot dogs in the walk in cooler. The inspector had the storage order adjusted to where contamination cannot occur.