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Kitchen Cops: October 1, 2020

Another perfect Kitchen Cops score for the Honey Baked Ham on Airline.
Posted at 4:41 PM, Oct 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-01 18:04:02-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Pat Martinez of Honey Baked Ham on Airline Road has an extensive Wall of Fame.

A Kitchen Cops Perfect Score Wall of Fame.

Pat and her husband, Enrique Martinez, have owned the franchise for four years, but like many small business owners throughout the Coastal Bend, they have faced serious challenges due to the pandemic.

But they have survived.

They earned their sixth Perfect Score sticker, going back to 2012, for keeping their restaurant clean and healthy.

There is only one restaurant on the B-list, the Boat House Bar & Grill on the Island. While the manager, Amy Watson, declined a request for an interview, she did say each violation had been resolved.

Perfect Score:
Honey Baked Ham & Cafe located at 1502 Airline Road

Sweet Swirl Frozen Yogurt located at 14457 S Padre Island Dr.
Sonic Drive-Inn located at 14401 S Padre Island Dr.
La Isla Mexicana Restaurant located at 14237 S Padre Island Dr.

Boat House Bar & Grill located at 15241 Leeward Dr.
Violations include:
All ceiling fixtures above food prep area need to be cleaned
Inside of ice maker dirty
Each refrigerator needs a working, visible thermometer
Properly store wiping towels
Walk-in cooler has food residue buildup -- needs to be cleaned