Food service inspections

May 3, 2011 at 12:03 a.m.

The Victoria City-County Health Department and its sister organization, the Crossroads Public Health District, inspect places where food is served in Victoria, DeWitt, Jackson and Calhoun counties.

In the inspection reports, each violation in the Food Temperature/Time Requirements category is 5 demerits; in the Personnel/Handling/Source Requirements category, 4 demerits; and in the Facility and Equipment Requirements, 3 demerits. Zero is a perfect score while 100 demerits is the worst possible score.

Each Wednesday, the Advocate publishes inspection results from the previous week. All demerits are reported, but only those in the categories of Food Temperature/Time Requirements and Personnel/Handling/Source Requirements are detailed.


The Texan, 526 W. Main St., Yorktown. Demerits: 29. Need to have approved system, need to avoid cross contamination with foods, need to have approved source labeling system, need to properly handle ready-to-eat foods, need to have good hygienic practices with employees drink. Three facility and equipment violations.

Texas Seafood Restaurant, 2202 N. Navarro St., Victoria. Demerits: 18. Need to use paper towels when drying hands, need to not stack food on top of uncovered food, need to have time on spring rolls and eggs. Two facility and equipment violations.

Whispering Oaks Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 105 Hospital Drive, Cuero. Demerits: 7. Need to avoid cross contamination with raw meat being on top of fruit. One facility and equipment violations.

Meyersville Elementary School, 1897 Meyersville Road, Cuero; All About Kids, 424 S. Seadrift St., Port Lavaca; Buffalo Wild Wings, 7905 N. Navarro St., Victoria; Cafe Spoonz, 6106 N. Navarro St., Victoria; Guadalupe Elementary School, 1952 Guadalupe Road, Victoria; Stroman Junior High School, 3002 E. North Street, Victoria. Demerits: 3.

Hopkins Elementary School, 110 Hopkins Road, Victoria; Nazareth Academy, 206 W. Convent St., Victoria; Subway, 4008 U.S. Highway 59 N, Victoria; Victoria Regional Juvenile Center, 97 Foster Field Drive, Victoria; Aunt Di's Kountry Kitchen, 606 E. Main St., Yorktown; Gingerbread School, 2202 Half League Road, Port Lavaca. Demerits: 0.


China Pantry, 7804 N. Navarro St. No. 179, Victoria. Inspected April 13 with 26 demerits. Re-inspected on April 27, all violations corrected.



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