Food service inspections

Sept. 4, 2012 at 4:04 a.m.

The Victoria City-County Health Department Environmental Health Division inspects 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.


La Fogata Bar and Grill, 13861 N. Highway 77, Victoria. Demerits: 32. Improper cold hold temperature. Employees need to wash hands before putting on gloves. Change gloves between tasks. Raw meat should not be placed above cheese. Do not clean the knives on the trash can. Do not store forks and spoons in the hand sink. Soap and paper towels are needed at the hand sink. Clean the ice machine. Five facility or equipment violations.

Buffalo Wild Wings, 7905 N. Navarro St., Victoria. Demerits: 18. Improper cold hold temperature. Nothing in the freezer was frozen solid. The hand sink must be used for hand washing only. Address problem with roaches and gnats. Clean the ice dispenser at the soda machine. Three facility or equipment violations.

Burger King No. 16248, 2103 Houston Highway, Victoria. Demerits: 15. Improper cold hold temperature. All potentially hazardous foods need a four-hour time limit. Need paper towels in the men's restroom. Clean the ice machine. Two facility or equipment violations.

Pizza Hut-Wingstreet No. 23459, 7002 N.E. Zac Lentz Parkway, Victoria. Demerits: 12. Keep the hand sink clear. Address problem with gnats. Clean the ice dispenser. Four facility or equipment violations.

Dairy Queen, 207 N. Moody St., Victoria. Demerits: 11. Employees need to wash hands between tasks. Employees need to wash hands and wear gloves. Clean the ice machine. One facility or equipment violation.

Double Dave's Pizza Works, 7104-B N. Navarro St., Victoria. Demerits: 6. Address problem with gnats by the hand sink and dish room. Two facility or equipment violations.

Subway No. 650, 104 N. Main St., Victoria; Whataburger No. 10, 509 E. Rio Grande St., Victoria. Demerits: 3.

DeTar Hospital Navarro, 506 E. San Antonio St., Victoria; Halepaska's Bakery, 5805 John Stockbauer Drive, Victoria; Sam's Club No. 6471, 9202 N. Navarro St., Victoria; Subway No. 5, 5006 E. Houston Highway, Victoria; Tweeties Snow Cones, 1505 E. Rio Grande St., Victoria. Demerits: 0.


The Barn at Mission Valley Grocery, 12201 Farm-to-Market Road 236, Mission Valley, inspected July 5 with 21 demerits. Re-inspected Aug. 27, all violations corrected.

Taqueria Vallarta, 1928 Main St., Port Lavaca, inspected Aug. 14 with 54 demerits. Re-inspected Aug. 28, all violations corrected.

El Norteno Mexican Food, 4105 Port Lavaca Drive, Victoria, inspected Aug. 22 with 19 demerits. Re-inspected Aug. 24, all violations corrected.

Family Table Restaurant, 1102 S. Moody St., Victoria, inspected Aug. 10 with 12 demerits. Re-inspected Aug. 24, all violations corrected.

M and M Pinto Bean No. 2, 202 E. Rio Grande St., Victoria, inspected Aug. 20 with 18 demerits. Re-inspected Aug. 23, violations not corrected.

Rosebud Fountain, 102 S. Main St., Victoria, inspected Aug. 22 with 8 demerits. Re-inspected Aug. 24, work still needing to be done on refrigeration. They are using ice to hold the food cold. They are not storing any food over night.

Taco Poco Loco, 403 S. Laurent St., Victoria, inspected Aug. 15 with 4 demerits. Re-inspected Aug. 24, violations corrected. They have installed a new water heater.

Wan Fu Restaurant, 601 E. Mockingbird Lane, Victoria, inspected Aug. 21 with 18 demerits. Re-inspected Aug. 23, most violations corrected.



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