El Chico @ 2104 S. First St.: 20 demerits for the kitchen floor needs recovering, damaged ceiling tiles in men's restroom need replacing, employees need to clean under equipment in the bar area and clean vent hood filters, floor under ice machine needs repairing, hot water needed in men's restroom, thermometers needed in all coolers and freezers and all counter tops in prep area need cleaned.
Posado's @ 3102 S. John Redditt: 19 demerits for cheese being kept too warm, bulk food items must be labeled, hand sinks are for hand washing only and employees need to clean under equipment in bar and under shelves in dry storage area.
Olive Garden @ 3801 S. Medford: 16 demerits for cheese to warm, food should not be thawed in undrained ice and scoops must have handles.
Pizza Hut @ 214 S. Timberland: 15 demerits for salad bar temperature too warm, leak at ice machine needs to be repaired and ice scoops must be stored properly.
Pinevalley Raceway @ 3427 FM 2497: 11 demerits for door must seal and be insect/rodent proof, ice scoop must be stored properly, inside ice machine must be cleaned and foods are not being kept hot enough.
Lufkin BBQ @ 203 S. Chestnut: 5 demerits for food not kept hot enough and air vents in drive thru must be cleaned.
Betty's Catering @ 254 Farmer: 0 demerits.
Sam's Club Bakery @ 407 N. Brentwood: 0 demerits.
Sam's Club Rotisserie @ 407 N. Brentwood: 0 demerits.
Sam's Club Meat Market @ 407 N. Brentwood: 0 demerits.
Sam's Club Cafe @ 407 N. Brentwood: 0 demerits.
Sam's Club Grocery/Produce @ 407 N. Brentwood: 0 demerits.
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