It's a very merry Christmas for Lubbock's Cajun kitchen. Jazz at 3703 19th St. had a perfect inspection last week. They owe their success to their team. Laura Lee Appelgate, an employee at Jazz says "We've always been a top performer and basically we have a great strong team here and we all work together and we pull together and come through every year."
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Food for Thought 12.16
Four Lubbock restaurants will have to wait until next year to get their top performer plaques. The International House of Pancakes at 3911 South Loop 289 is our first low performer this week. Their four critical violations are as follows:
All critical violations were corrected on site. NewsChannel 11 called IHOP, the person who answered said they were told to refuse our calls.
Next, six critical violations earn the Subway at 2515 82nd St. a spot on the low performer list.
A manager at Subway declined to comment.
Nirvana at 5130 80th St. also finds itself a low performer.
Four of Nirvana's six violations were corrected on site. A manager could not be reached for comment.
Durango's Restaurant at 1602 Main Street is our final low performing restaurant. Durango's top three violations were all temperature violations.
All critical violations were corrected on site. Guasp tells NewsChannel 11 they have trained employees on proper procedures. She says, "You have to do it every day and get used to doing it every day. Cleanliness is very important."