Amarillo Food Establishment Inspection Report for the week of Dec. 25, 2022

The Food Establishment Inspection Report is a weekly report that appears Sundays. Information is taken from reports provided by the Environmental Health Department, and individual reports can be viewed at its website, A numerical grading system is now being used, with a score of 100 points being equivalent to zero demerits.

These points correspond to the following letter grades: Wear Plate

Amarillo Food Establishment Inspection Report for the week of Dec. 25, 2022

The following establishments had a score of A/100 during a routine inspection:

Bed Bath & Beyond #352, 3000 S. Soncy Road.

Fat Boys BBQ Catering, 103 N. 23rd St., Canyon.

Leaf & Bubble Mobile, 2525 Wimberly Road.

Pak A Sak #8, 5815 S. Western St.

Parkside Grill Mobile, 800 S. Buchanan St.

River Road Baseball Concession, 101 W. Mobley St.

River Road Football Concession, 101 W. Mobley St.

River Road High School Concession, 101 W. Mobley St.

Ross Dress For Less, 3030 S. Soncy Road.

Tailwind Amarillo LLC, 10801 Airport Blvd.

212 Club, 212 S.W. 6th Ave.

United Supermarket #533 Gas, 3400 River Road.

World Market, 3360 S. Soncy Road, Space 154.

The following establishments had a score of A/100 during a follow-up inspection:

Café Boulevard, 5316 E. Amarillo Blvd.

These establishments received the following scores for being out of compliance as stated:

(A/98) ABC Learning Center, 4214 Ridgecrest Circle. No thermometer in refrigerator used for storing children’s food. Correct by 12/31.

(A/90) Allsup’s #102166, 302 N. 15th St., Canyon. Dishes stored in hand sink. COS. Quaternary sanitizer too strong. Correct by 12/18. Sanitizer test kit needed (repeat violation). Correct by 12/25. Grease build-up on bin holding clean utensils; coffee creamer dispenser needs cleaning; air curtains must be installed in bathroom entrances to help prevent flies in establishment; sign needed at hand sink in back indicating for hand washing only. Correct by 03/15.

(A/95) Braum’s Ice Cream #69, 7401 S.W. 34th Ave. Multiple areas with food debris and dust/dirt accumulation (repeat violation). COS. Food handler certification needed. Correct by 12/26. Personal drink on shelf in walk-in cooler; managers not wearing hair restraints; two grease buckets without lids. Correct by 03/16.

(A/96) Braum’s Ice Cream & Dairy, 8760 S. Coulter St. Sanitizer dirty in red bucket and needs to be changed (repeat violation); heavy build-up on shake machine mixers and self-service soda machine nozzles (repeat violation). Correct by 12/18. Excessive garbage under ice machine. Correct by 03/15.

(A/97) Canyon Ranch, 410 15th St., Canyon. Allergy labels and consumer advisory for raw/undercooked meats needed (repeat violations). Correct by 12/26. Floor and fan covers in freezer need to be cleaned (repeat violation); extensive dust build-up on vent hood filters (repeat violation). Correct by 03/16.

(A/95) Cask & Cork, 5461 McKenna Square, Unit 101. Ice dumped in hand sink. Correct by 12/15. All racks and food containers must be covered or have a lid; back wall under vent hoods and shelving units in walk-in cooler need to be cleaned; faucet at hand sink in upstairs bar does not completely shut off. Correct by 03/15.

(A/97) Elmo’s Drive In, 2618 S.W. 3rd Ave. Multiple areas must be cleaned more frequently; lights not working; paint peeling in ceiling of walk-in cooler. Correct by 03/21.

(A/96) Fat Boys BBQ, 103 N. 23rd St., Canyon. BBQ sauces requiring refrigeration after opening stored at room temperature. COS. Items stacked wet. Correct by 03/21.

(A/92) Giovanni’s Pizzeria, 5807 S.W. 45th Ave. No sanitizer prepared. Correct by 12/24. No sanitizer test strips; no paper towels or hand washing sign at hand sink. Correct by 12/31. One hand sink not working; other hand sink leaking when water turned on. Correct by 03/21.

(B/87) Gloria’s Restaurant, 1300 S. Grand St. Employee medication stored in front fridge (repeat violation). Correct by 12/18. Hand sink used for dumping; tape on inside of back freezer door must be replaced. Correct by 12/25. Gap at bottom of back door must be sealed; wet wiping cloths stored on prep table/cutting board; several large glasses ready for use were dirty; cups stacked wet; back freezer containing meat must be cleaned; mold growing on vents on inside front microwave; grease dripping from vent hood and filters must be cleaned; sign needed at hand sink indicating for hand washing only. Correct by 03/15.

(A/96) Golden Chick, 6020 S. Coulter, Space 200. Children/unauthorized persons not allowed in kitchen/food prep areas; personal drink stored in walk-in and on food prep table (repeat violation). COS. Old food debris in bins holding cleaned dishes (repeat violation); dishes stacked wet (repeat violation). Correct by 03/21.

(B/87) Green Chile Willy’s Grill, 13651 I-27. Sanitizer in dishwasher at 0 ppm; sanitizer in spray bottles too strong. Correct by 12/24. No sanitizer test kit; no paper towels at hand sink in dishwashing area; old stained bins must be replaced; household crock pots must be removed. Correct by 12/31. Holes in wall need repairing; weather strip needed on back door; multiple wet rags on table tops; food trays holding raw meat in walk-in cooler must be replaced with clean ones and changed frequently (repeat violation); multiple areas in kitchen need deep cleaning (repeat violation); women’s bathroom door must be selfclosing. Correct by 03/21.

(A/90) Helados El Tropico, 207 N. Lincoln St. Open jar of cherries requiring refrigeration after opening stored on shelf (repeat violation). Correct by 12/18. One front cooler has broken lid that is completely removable; tape around lid on one back freezer must be replaced (repeat violation). Correct by 12/25. Dust on shelf in back above prep table; mold growing in front freezer and ledges in front of windows; hand sink leaking onto floor when in use. Correct by 03/15.

(A/98) Hickory Farms LLC, 2816 S. Soncy Road. A three-compartment sink is needed (repeat violation). Correct by 12/19.

(A/95) Little Caesar’s Coulter, 6020 S. Coulter St., Space 100. Quaternary sanitizer in buckets and in three-compartment sink at 0 ppm. Correct by 12/24. All hand sinks must have paper towels; dishes stored in hand sink in dough prep area; no soap at hand sink in dough area. Correct by 12/31.

(A/97) McAlister’s Deli, 8605 S.W. 34th Ave. Batteries needed in paper towel dispenser at hand washing station. Correct by 12/26. Food debris on floors, walls, underneath dishwasher and on top of dishwasher. Correct by 03/16.

(A/98) Pak A Sak #7, 3400 S. Western St. Popcorn boxes stored on floor (repeat violation); large gap in wall in storage area must be sealed (repeat violation). Correct by 03/15.

(A/97) Pak A Sak #22, 14841 FM 2590. Thermometers needed in hot holding units. Correct by 12/25. Dust build-up in all coolers; Cappuccino machine needs cleaning (repeat violation). Correct by 03/15.

(A/94) Panera Bread, 3522 S. Soncy Road. Buckets of sanitizer at improper concentration. COS. Multiple boxes of food on floor in walk-in cooler and walk-in freezer; racks of bread/pastries not covered; scoop handles stored in different foods; debris in walk-in cooler and freezer and on kitchen floor. Correct by 03/19.

(A/91) Quality Inn East, 1515 E. I-40. No paper towels and toilet tissue in employee bathroom. COS. Noxious odor coming from one fridge in kitchen and mold growing in it. Correct by 12/25. Several dead insects throughout establishment; extensive water damage on several packets of pepper in a drawer; sinks, fridges, microwave and waffle iron must be cleaned; food residue along bottom grate of ice machine and black mold growing behind it; more lighting needed in kitchen. Correct by 03/15.

(A/98) Red Lobster #0168, 3311 W. I-40. Salad bowls stored in dirty cooler; microwaves dirty; trash under bar; blenders rusty; debris hanging from pipes in kitchen; broken tile in kitchen must be replaced. Correct by 03/19.

(A/94) Rockin’ Zebra Soda Shoppe, 404 15th St., Canyon. Consumer advisory for undercooked beef needed (repeat violation); food held more than 24 hours must be date marked (repeat violation). Correct by 12/26. Ice cream cooler and gaskets on make table cooler need cleaning; exposed wood above cooking area must be properly sealed (repeat violation). Correct by 03/16.

(B/84) Sayakomarn’s, 421 16th St., Canyon. Raw chicken sitting out at room temperature. COS. Raw eggs stored above vegetables in make table; no chlorine sanitizer in dishwasher; front chlorine sanitizer too strong (repeat violation); quaternary sanitizer behind bar too strong; tea urns need cleaning (repeat violation). Correct by 12/19. Allergy warning and consumer advisory for undercooked meats needed (repeat violations). Correct by 12/26. Raw fish stored in standing water in cooler (repeat violation); aluminum foil used as splash guard at hand sink with dishes stored next to it (repeat violation); rice scoops stored in room temperature water (repeat violation); spoon handle touching green onions (repeat violation); to-go containers dirty (repeat violation); dishes stacked wet (repeat violation); vent hood needs cleaning (repeat violation); missing ceiling tiles above water heater and acoustic ceiling tiles in employee bathroom must be replaced (repeat violations); trash can with lid needed in women’s restroom (repeat violation). Correct by 03/16.

(A/96) Schlotzsky’s/Cinnabon, 901 23rd St., Canyon. All hand sinks must have paper towels. COS. Old food debris in cooler and underneath equipment (repeat violation); intake and exhaust air ducts must be cleaned and filters changed. Correct by 03/21.

(B/85) Senor Chubby’s Mexican Bar and Grill, 1619 S. Kentucky St. No sanitizer buckets prepared. COS. Food on steam table at improper temperatures; sanitizer in dishwasher at improper concentration; spray bottles with chemicals and food not labeled. Correct by 12/24. Hot water not reaching proper temperature; no sanitizer test strips. Correct by 12/31. Items stacked wet by three-compartment sink; tong handles touching top of food in drawer cooler; seasoning shaker extremely dirty with food debris; sticky residue on outside of margarita machine. Correct by 03/21.

(A/98) Subway, 1701 N. 23rd St., Canyon. Raw cookie dough on floor in walk-in freezer; soda machine nozzles need cleaning; dust build-up on fans in walk-in cooler. Correct by 03/15.

(A/97) T&M Food Mart, 1011 N.E. 24th Ave. Sanitizer too strong. COS.

(A/96) Tacos La Hacienda, 1021 S.W. 3rd Ave. Several containers of food not dated in walk-in cooler. COS. Several food containers uncovered in walk-in cooler; spatulas and grill utensils stored in a dirty surface under grill. Correct by 03/15.

(A/95) Tacos La Hacienda Mobile, 1021 S.W. 3rd Ave. Food on steam table at improper temperature. Correct by 12/18. Food handler certification needed. Correct by 01/16.

(A/99) Tailwind Post-Security, 10801 Airport Blvd. Dirty drains at bar attached to kitchen (repeat violation). Correct by 03/19.

(A/98) Tailwind Pre-Security, 10801 Airport Blvd. Soil accumulation on rack in walk-in cooler holding sandwiches and parfaits (repeat violation); ramps in walk-in cooler beginning to come off floor. Correct by 03/19.

(B/85) Taste of Thai, 1900 S.E. 34th Ave., Suite 1100. Containers of raw chicken stored above open containers of raw fish. COS. Food in household cooler by fryers at improper temperatures. Correct by 12/22. To-go bags must not be used for food storage. Correct by 12/29. Food handler certificates expired. Correct by 01/03. Bulk containers of sugar and salt not labeled; heavy dust accumulation on rack above coolers containing food in cooking area of kitchen (repeat violation); grease dripping from fire suppression lines in vent hood and near filters; ceiling tiles in women’s restroom must be changed to be non-absorbent; household mini-fridge must be replaced with a commercial cooler. Correct by 03/19.

(B/88) United Supermarket #533, 3400 River Road. Multiple food items out of date; multiple dented cans. Correct by 12/22. Leak in produce walk-in cooler; multiple thermometers reading differently than internal temperature of food. Correct by 12/29. Items stacked wet in deli kitchen (repeat violation); floor in deli kitchen needs to be mopped (repeat violation). Correct by 03/19.

(A/90) VVS Canteen, 5000 N. FM 1912. Dessert bar out of temperature in big kitchen (repeat violation). COS. Multiple food items out of temperature in both kitchens (repeat violation). Correct by 12/24. Utensil bin in small kitchen needs to be cleaned; chicken thawing improperly in big kitchen; multiple scoop handles touching product; pans stacked wet in big kitchen; bottom rack on dish drying rack in big kitchen needs to be cleaned (repeat violation); walk-in cooler in big kitchen needs to be cleaned (repeat violation). Correct by 03/21.

Amarillo Food Establishment Inspection Report for the week of Dec. 25, 2022

Ball Mill Liners (A/98) Whataburger #902, 3620 E. I-40. Employee dumped tea into hand sink. COS.