NewsChannel 11’s Food for Thought starts off at the head of the class this week, with two educational facilities making the grade. Guadalupe early learning center at 101 Avenue K gets zero critical violations making them a Food for Thought top performer and Vanda Early Learning Center at 1301 Vanda Avenue also earns a perfect score.
Leading the list of Low Performers is Denny's at 4718 Slide Road. That's where four critical violations were found. Violations including:
Other violations included a rusted back flow prevented attached to the dish washer. The Manager at Denny's told NewsChannel 11 everything was corrected on site.
Next stop is Lone Star Oyster Bar at 5116 Slide Road, they get six critical violations.
Other violations included a hand sink not securely mounted, no test kit for chlorine sanitizer, a soiled beverage gun holster, pre poured tea that was not protected, mugs draining on soiled mats, cleaners stored in heavily soiled spray bottles and corn stored in a used oyster container.
The Management at Lone Star told NewsChannel 11 all violations were corrected on site, and that they appreciate the health department acting as a second set of eyes in their restaurant.
Finishing up the list of Low Performers is Don Pablo's at 4625 50th Street with seven critical violations.
Other violations included no door on the restroom in the kitchen, sugar in a bulk container that was not labeled, an unshielded light in the dry storage area and ill fitting ceiling tiles with water damage.
The Manager at Don Pablo's told us all violations have been corrected.