32 eating establishments have health inspection violations

28 establishments have multiple violations
The new location for the City of Lubbock Health Department is scheduled for an October opening. (Zach Long)

Restaurant reports for the week ending Dec. 3:

 

NO CRITICAL


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VIOLATIONS

AraMark Healthcare Support, 602 Indiana Ave.

Hodges Community Center, 4011 University Ave.

Lyntha Hill Farmers Market (Eggs,) 6002 Slide Road

Maxi Community Center, 4020 30th St.

Nick Stop, 5812 Ave. P

Robert H. Flores, 6002 Slide Road

Smoking J’s, 216 University Ave.

Smokin Joe’s, 2001 Clovis Road

ONE CRITICAL

VIOLATION

Bodyworks Family Life Center, 5402 Fourth St. — Observed single-service cup being stored in popcorn kernel container. Corrected on site.

Bonus Burger, 2312 58th St. — Observed soiled gaskets on reach-in cooling unit. Observed soiled light covers. Corrected on site.

Caprock Café (Bar,) 3405 34th St. — Observed broken glass in cooling unit. Correct by next routine inspection.

Rockfish Seafood Grill, 6253 Slide Road — Observed soiled soda gun nozzle. Corrected on site.

TWO OR MORE

CRITICAL VIOLATIONS

Smokin Joe’s, 2001 Clovis Road — Observed damaged light cover in kitchen area. Observed soiled fan in kitchen. Correct by next routine inspection.

Fast Eddie’s (Bar,) 7301 University Ave. — Observed unsealed shelves used for food storage. Observed no posting of employee handwashing advisories at hand sink. Correct by next routine inspection.

Firehouse Subs, 9810 Slide Road, Ste. 500 — Observed no certified food handler certificates for employees at the time of inspection. Observed no paper towels in restrooms. Correct by next routine inspection.

First Baptist Church, 2261 Broadway — Observed soiled ice-deflector panel. Observed soiled fans in cooling unit. Observed missing light covers in kitchen area. Correct by next routine inspection.

Orlando’s, 2402 Ave. Q — Observed soiled fan in cooling unit. Observed drawer with unsealed wood. Observed improper storage of kitchen utensils. Corrected on site.

Grace Medical Center, 2412 50th St. — Observed soiled light covers over stove area. Observed sticker residue on food storage containers. Observed dirty ceiling fans and vents throughout kitchen area. Corrected on site.

Pete’s Drive-in No. 3, 4156 34th St. — Cold hold food held at improper temperatures. Observed missing light covers in kitchen area. Correct by next routine inspection.

Fast Eddie’s (Food Service,) 7301 University Ave. — Inadequate date-marking systems. Observed molded ice-deflector panel. Observed no posting of employee handwashing advisories at hand sink. Corrected on site.

Shape It Up, 3300 82nd St., Ste. E — Observed room not physically separated from personal living quarters. Advised: facility shall remove living quarters equipment or physically separate room from food facility. Correct by 12\18\16. Observed hole in ceiling tile in main area. Correct by next routine inspection. Observed no hot water at any sinks in facility at the time of inspection. Facility shall remain closed until hot water is available and after reinspection.

Smokin Joe’s On the Go, 2001 Clovis Road — Hot hold food held at improper temperatures. Observed water at hand sink not reaching adequate temperatures at the time of inspection. Corrected on site.

Stripes No. 2261, 5802 98th St. — Improper storage of kitchen utensils. Inadequate date-marking systems. Corrected on site.

Cookies by Design, 3310 82nd St. — Improper storage of toxic items. Observed plates with cracks and containers with sticker residue in use. Observed soiled gasket in freezer. Correct by next routine inspection.

Rockfish Seafood Grill, 6253 Slide Road — Observed no thermometer in cooling unit. Observed no door handle on cooling unit. Observed cracked food bins. Observed soiled gaskets on cooling unit. Observed soiled food bins on wine rack. Observed soiled wall behind three-compartment sink. Observed soiled wall and floor under hand sink. Observed several broken floor tiles throughout kitchen area. Observed tile covering missing in food service area. Observed tile covering missing under hand sink. Correct by next routine inspection.

Caprock Café (Food Service,) 3405 34th St. — Cold hold food held at improper temperatures. Observed sticker residue on food storage containers. Observed burn residue on pans. Observed cracked lids on food storage containers. Observed damage to gasket on reach-in freezer and reach-in cooling unit. Observed improper storage of kitchen utensils. Observed soiled gaskets on cooling unit. Observed soiled bottom of a reach-in freezer. Correct by next routine inspection.

Fuddruckers, 5501 Slide Road — Observed no backflow prevention device on mop sink. Correct by next routine inspection. Observed no hot water at hand sink. Observed no soap or paper towels at hand sink. Observed damaged seal on rear door. Observed mop being stored in mop bucket while not in use. Corrected on site.

KWIK Stop Grocery Beer & Wine, 5908 Ave. P — Observed improper storage of toxic items. Observed milk jugs being stored on floor of cooling unit. Observed damage to gasket in cooling unit. Observed improper storage of kitchen utensils. Observed soiled cabinets under soda machine. Observed soiled cooling unit. Observed damaged and missing floor tiles throughout facility. Correct by next routine inspection.

Walgreens Drugstore No. 4820, 1619 58th St. — Observed possible cross-contamination. Observed sharply dented cans available for consumption. Observed a box of eggs being stored on floor. Corrected on site.

Sugar Browns, 1947 19th St. — Observed possible cross-contamination. Observed improper storage of toxic items. Observed damaged seal on back door at the facility. Observed facility storing food boxes on floor. Observed light covers missing in dry storage area. Correct by next routine inspection.

Stripes No. 2261, 5802 98th St. — Observed improper storage of toxic items. Observed no paper towels at hand sink. Observed ice dropped in hand sink. Observed spoon with damaged handle being used for food service. Observed soiled wire shelving in cooling unit observed soiled ceiling and vent over prep area. Correct by next routine inspection.

Fazoli’s No. 5103, 4008 82nd St. — Observed soiled food storage containers, forks and soda nozzles. Observed expired walnuts in cooling unit. Observed sticker residue on food storage containers. Observed damage kitchen utensils. Observed burned residue on pans being stored with clean kitchen items. Observed damaged and broken plates. Observed ice buildup on food boxes in freezer. Observed food storage containers stacked while wet. Observed improper storage of kitchen utensils. Observed hand sink not sealed to wall. Observed soiled gaskets in cooling unit. Observed hole in ceiling by back door. Observed damaged tiles in kitchen area. Correct by next routine inspection.

Little Panda No. 5, 7412 University Ave. — Observed possible cross-contamination. Observed raw eggs being stored over ready-to-eat food items. Observed inadequate date-marking systems. Observed soiled ice deflector panel. Observed single-service container without handle being stored inside salt bin. Observed missing light covers in dry storage area. Correct by next routine inspection.

Pancake House, 510 Ave. Q — Observed food crates being stored on floor in cooling unit. Inadequate date-marking systems. Observed soiled shelves in dry storage area. Observed employee drink being stored on dishwasher. Observed wiping cloths being stored on prep service areas while not in use. Observed missing light covers. Correct by next routine inspection.

Hayashi Midtown, 3701 19th St. — Observed improper storage of prepared foods. Observed pink liquid in hot sauce bottle not properly labeled. Observed no pH log for sushi. Advised: facility shall take accurate pH recordings at correct time. Observed food storage containers stacked while wet. Observed wiping cloths being stored on prep surfaces while not in use. Observed damaged door sweep on back door to facility. Observed improper storage of kitchen utensils. Corrected on site.

Sonic Drive-in, 5802 64th St. — Observed improper storage of toxic items. Observed improper plumbing under three-compartment sink. Observed damaged food storage containers. Observed sticker residue on food storage containers. Observed heavy ice buildup in freezer. Observed soiled vent in cooling unit. Observed food storage containers stacked while wet. Observed damage to gasket in cooling unit. Observed soiled gaskets in cooling unit. Observed soiled items outside of cooling unit and ice machine. Observed grease buildup and drippings on vent hood. Observed small holes in back door. Correct by next routine inspection.

El Chico, 4301 Marsha Sharp Freeway — Observed improper handling of ready-to-eat foods. Observed food storage containers in cooling unit without date-marking. Observed soiled fans in cooling unit and freezer. Observed soiled racks in cooling unit. Observed employee chewing gum in kitchen area. Observed wiping cloths being stored on food prep areas while not in use. Observed missing door sweep on back door to facility. Observed damage to kitchen utensils in use. Observed missing light covers throughout kitchen. Correct by next routine inspection. Observed no certified food manager at the time of inspection. Correct by 01\01\17.

Orlando’s (Food Service,) 2402 Ave. Q — Observed multiple situations of possible cross-contamination. Observed employee put on gloves without washing hands. Good hygiene practices not observed. Observed yellow chemical spray without label. Observed soiled lights over grill. Observed unsealed food storage racks throughout kitchen area. Observed soiled fan in cooling unit. Observed soiled lid over ice bin on soda machine. Observed soiled gaskets throughout kitchen area. Observed personal employee beverage stored over food prep area. Observed personal employee jackets being stored on ready-to-eat rack in dry storage. Observed melted kitchen utensils in use. Observed no posting of employee handwashing advisories at hand sink. Corrected on site.

Yuyo Japanese Restaurant, 5130 80th St. — Observed possible cross-contamination. Observed heavily soiled soy sauce dispenser bucket. Observed unlabeled bottles containing toxic liquids. Observed improper storage of toxic items. Observed raw product in cooling unit with improper date-marking. Observed damage gaskets on cooling unit. Observed damaged food storage containers. Observed scissors being stored in bin with dried chilies. Observed wet rag in reach-in freezer in basement storage. Observed soiled gaskets on walk-in freezer and reach-in cooling units. Observed hole in ceiling in basement. Observed wall and seal of three-compartment sink heavily soiled. Correct by next routine inspection.

Los Amigos Restaurant, 5001 34th St. — Cold hold food held at improper temperatures. Observed possible cross-contamination. Observed clean plates being stored on soiled storage racks. Observed soiled deflector plate in ice machine. Observed multiple prepared meals opened or in separate containers with no date mark. Observed damaged kitchen utensils, plates and food storage containers. Observed taped freezer in need of repair. Observed cardboard boxes being stored on floor. Observed employee personal drink without lid being stored in food prep area. Observed wiping cloths being stored outside of sanitizer while not in use. Observed vent hood with grease and grease drippings. Observed mop being stored in mop bucket while not in use. Observed soiled and damaged floors, walls and ceilings throughout facility. Correct by next routine inspection.

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by the city of Lubbock

Environmental Inspection Services

 

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