It's a tough Cinco de Mayo for one Mexican restaurant who find's themselves a low performer. Also, a restaurant who literally enjoys the view from the top finds themselves on bottom. But first a hotel restaurant faces problems with roaches.
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The Lubbock Inn's restaurant at 3901 19th Street received five critical violations the last time the health department paid them a visit. The following violations landed them on the low performer list:
A kitchen manager could not be reached for comment, but the Lubbock Inn's General Manager told NewsChannel 11 that pest control had visited the day before the inspection. That's why the dead roach was present.
An exclusive restaurant that provides striking views of the city received six strikes during their health inspection. The Lubbock Club at 1500 Broadway Avenue was cited for:
The Lubbock Club's general manager, Stuart Johnson, says he has some differences of opinion with the health inspector. Some violations were received for procedures they've followed for years. They did schedule a training seminar with the health department. Johnson says, "I think it's important for everyone to know all violations were minor and corrected on site. We've always worked very hard with the health department in the past and look forward to working with them in the future."
Durango's at 4001 19th is our third and final low performer.
Durango's Manager, Ana Astorga, invited us into the kitchen to prove all violations have been corrected and their restaurant is clean. When asked what she'll do to keep the violations from happening again, Astorga says, "It is my responsibility to make sure everything is up to par and up to the standards the owners like to have. I'm going to have to do a better job at saying don't forget this and don't forget that."