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Pursuant to Title 25-A of the District of Columbia Municipal Regulations
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Health Regulation and Licensing Administration    Food Safety & Hygiene Inspection Services Division    899 North Capitol Street, NE   Washington, DC 20002
http://doh.dc.gov/service/food-safety      email: food.safety@dc.gov
Establishment Name  HEAT DA SPOT
Address  3213 GEORGIA AVE NW
City/State/Zip Code  WASHINGTON, DC 20010
Telephone
 (202) 506-6720
 E-mail address  heatdaspot@gmail.com
Date of Inspection
 01
/
 03
/
 2020
    Time In
 11
:
 00
AM     Time Out
 12
:
 45
PM  
License Holder  Motiog Inc.
License/Customer No.  09305xxxx-15000104
License Period
 06 
/
 01 
/
 2019 
 - 
 05 
/
 31 
/
 2021 
 Type of Inspection
 Routine
Establishment Type:  Delicatessen
    Risk Category 1
 
 2
 
 3
 
 4
 
 5
 
 
Priority Violations  4 COS  1 R  0
Priority Foundation Violations  4 COS  0 R  0
Core Violations  8 COS  0 R  0
Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM)
 TIMNIT GOITOM 
CFPM #:  FS-78307 

CFPM Expiration Date:   09/06/2020  
D.C. licensed trash or solid waste contractor:
 Forrester's Trash Disposal LLC 
D.C. licensed sewage & liquid waste transport contractor:
 Planet Fry 
D.C. licensed pesticide operator/contractor:
 Simplify Pest Control 
D.C. licensed ventilation hood system cleaning contractor:
  
FOODBORNE ILLNESS RISK FACTORS AND PUBLIC HEALTH INTERVENTIONS
  Compliance Status COS R
  Supervision  
IN OUT 1. Person in charge present, demonstrates knowledge, and performs duties
 
 
IN OUT 2. Certified Food Protection Manager
 
 
  Employee Health  
IN OUT 3. Management, food employee, and conditional employee; knowledge, responsibilities, and reporting
 
 
IN OUT 4. Proper use of restriction and exclusion
 
 
IN OUT 5. Procedures for responding to vomiting and diarrheal events
 
 
  Good Hygienic Practices  
IN OUT N/O 6. Proper eating, tasting, drinking, or tobacco use
 
 
IN OUT N/O 7. No discharge from eyes, nose, and mouth
 
 
  Control of Hands as a Vehicle of Contamination  
IN OUT N/O 8. Hands clean and properly washed
 
 
IN OUT N/A N/O 9. No bare hand contact with RTE foods or a pre-approved alternate procedure properly allowed
 
 
IN OUT 10. Adequate handwashing sinks properly supplied and accessible
 
 
  Approved Source  
IN OUT 11. Food obtained from approved source
 
 
IN OUT N/A N/O 12. Food received at proper temperature
 
 
IN OUT 13. Food in good condition, safe, and unadulterated
 
 
IN OUT N/A N/O 14. Required records available: shellstock tags, parasite destruction
 
 
  Protection from Contamination  
IN OUT N/A 15. Food separated and protected
 
 
IN OUT N/A 16. Food-contact surfaces: cleaned and sanitized
 
 
IN OUT 17. Proper disposition of returned, previously served, reconditioned, and unsafe food
 
 
  Potentially Hazardous Food (Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food)  
IN OUT N/A N/O 18. Proper cooking time and temperatures
 
 
IN OUT N/A N/O 19. Proper reheating procedures for hot holding
 
 
IN OUT N/A N/O 20. Proper cooling time and temperature
 
 
IN OUT N/A N/O 21. Proper hot holding temperatures
 
 
IN OUT N/A 22. Proper cold holding temperatures
 
 
IN OUT N/A N/O 23. Proper date marking and disposition
 
 
IN OUT N/A N/O 24. Time as a public health control: procedures and records
 
 
  Consumer Advisory  
IN OUT N/A 25. Consumer advisory provided for raw or undercooked foods
 
 
  Highly Susceptible Populations  
IN OUT N/A 26. Pasteurized foods used; prohibited foods not offered
 
 
  Chemical  
IN OUT N/A 27. Food additives: approved and properly used
 
 
IN OUT N/A 28. Toxic substances properly identified, stored, and used
 
 
  Conformance with Approved Procedures  
IN OUT N/A 29. Compliance with variance, specialized process, and HACCP plan
 
 
 
GOOD RETAIL PRACTICES
  Compliance Status COS R
  Safe Food and Water  
IN OUT N/A 30. Pasteurized eggs used where required
 
 
IN OUT 31. Water and ice from approved source
 
 
IN OUT N/A 32. Variance obtained for specialized processing methods
 
 
  Food Temperature Control  
IN OUT 33. Proper cooling methods used; adequate equipment for temperature control
 
 
IN OUT N/A N/O 34. Plant food properly cooked for hot holding
 
 
IN OUT N/A N/O 35. Approved thawing methods used
 
 
IN OUT 36. Thermometers provided and accurate
 
 
  Food Identification  
IN OUT 37. Food properly labeled; original container
 
 
  Prevention of Food Contamination  
IN OUT 38. Insects, rodents, and animals not present
 
 
IN OUT 39. Contamination prevented during food preparation, storage, and display
 
 
IN OUT N/A 40. Personal cleanliness
 
 
IN OUT 41. Wiping cloths: properly used and stored
 
 
IN OUT N/A N/O 42. Washing fruits and vegetables
 
 
  Proper Use of Utensils  
IN OUT 43. In-use utensils: properly stored
 
 
IN OUT 44. Utensils, equipment and linens: properly stored, dried, and handled
 
 
IN OUT 45. Single-use/single-service articles: properly stored and used
 
 
IN OUT N/A 46. Gloves used properly
 
 
  Utensils, Equipment, and Vending  
IN OUT 47. Food and nonfood-contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed, and used
 
 
IN OUT 48. Warewashing facilities: installed, maintained, and used; test strips
 
 
IN OUT 49. Nonfood-contact surfaces clean
 
 
  Physical Facilities  
IN OUT 50. Hot and cold water available; adequate pressure
 
 
IN OUT 51. Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices
 
 
IN OUT 52. Sewage and waste water properly disposed
 
 
IN OUT 53. Toilet facilities: properly constructed, supplied, and cleaned
 
 
IN OUT 54. Garbage and refuse properly disposed; facilities maintained
 
 
IN OUT 55. Physical facilities installed, maintained, and clean
 
 
IN OUT 56. Adequate ventilation and lighting; designated areas used
 
 
IN = in compliance OUT = not in compliance N/O = not observed
N/A = not applicable COS = corrected on-site R = repeat violation
Establishment Name  HEAT DA SPOT    Establishment Address  3213 GEORGIA AVE NW
OBSERVATIONS 25 DCMR CORRECTIVE ACTIONS
2. - District-issued Certified Food Protection Manager certificates are not posted in a conspicuous location.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 14 CALENDAR DAYS)  200.4 Documentation that each person in charge is a certified food protection manager with knowledge of food safety shall be conspicuously posted in the food establishment next to the food establishment license. Such documentation shall be removed when the individual is no longer employed on-site by the establishment.  
10. - There is no handwashing sink located at both the cooking area and in the hallway, where food preparation occurs and where a proposed 3-compartment sink will be installed.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 5 CALENDAR DAYS)  2406.1 Handwashing sinks shall be provided for employees' use in areas specified in Section 2411 in accordance with the D.C. Plumbing Code (2008) incorporating the International Plumbing Code (2006) or most recent edition, as amended by the D.C. Plumbing Code Supplement (subtitle F of 12 DCMR). Pf  
15. - Raw eggs observed above ready-to-eat foods inside the double-door stainless steel reach-in refrigerator.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 5 CALENDAR DAYS)  802.1(a)-(b) Food shall be protected from cross contamination by: (a) Except as specified in Section 802.1(a)(3), separating raw animal foods during storage, preparation, holding, and display from: (1) Raw ready-to-eat food including other raw animal food such as fish for sushi or molluscan shellfish, or other raw ready-to-eat food such as fruits and vegetables; P and (2) Cooked ready-to-eat food; P and (3) Frozen, commercially processed and packaged raw animal food may be stored or displayed with or above frozen, commercially processed and packaged, ready-to eat food; (b) Except when combined as ingredients, separating types of raw animal foods from each other such as beef, fish, lamb, pork, and poultry during storage, preparation, holding, and display by: (1) Using separate equipment for each type; P or (2) Arranging each type of food in equipment so that cross contamination of one type with another is prevented, and (3) Preparing each type of food at different times or in separate areas. P  
16. - Soil accumulation observed on the food-contact surfaces of the deli slicer.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 5 CALENDAR DAYS)  1900.1 Equipment food-contact surfaces and utensils shall be clean to sight and touch. Pf  
22. - Raw eggs observed holding on the prep table, with no temperature control. The eggs were later discarded. (Corrected On Site)  1005.1 Except during preparation, cooking, or cooling, or when time is used as the public health control as specified in Section 1009, potentially hazardous food (time/ temperature control for safety food) shall be maintained: (b) At five degrees Celsius (5 degrees C) (forty-one degrees Fahrenheit (41 degrees F)) or less. P  
22. - Temperature control for safety foods inside the black windowed reach-in refrigerator, inside the under-counter refrigerator at the coffee area, and inside the stainless steel double-door reach-in refrigerator observed holding at temperatures above 41F. (CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 5 CALENDAR DAYS)  1005.1 Except during preparation, cooking, or cooling, or when time is used as the public health control as specified in Section 1009, potentially hazardous food (time/ temperature control for safety food) shall be maintained: (b) At five degrees Celsius (5 degrees C) (forty-one degrees Fahrenheit (41 degrees F)) or less. P  
36. - No visible thermometers observed in the majority of the refrigerators.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 14 CALENDAR DAYS)  1524.2 Cold or hot holding equipment used for potentially hazardous food (time/temperature control for safety food) shall be designed to include and shall be equipped with at least one (1) integral or permanently affixed temperature measuring device that is located to allow easy viewing of the device's temperature display, except as specified in Section 1524.3.  
47. - Plastic wrap from the manufacturer observed lining the metal walls throughout the cooking area.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 14 CALENDAR DAYS)  1408.1 Nonfood-contact surfaces of equipment that are exposed to splash, spillage, or other food soiling or that require frequent cleaning shall be constructed of a corrosion resistant, nonabsorbent, and smooth material.  
47. - The door gasket of the under-counter refrigerator at the coffee area observed damaged.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 14 CALENDAR DAYS)  1800.2 Equipment components such as doors, seals, hinges, fasteners, and kick plates shall be kept intact, tight, and adjusted in accordance with manufacturer's specifications.  
48. - The basins of the existing 3-compartment sink at the coffee area are not large enough to accommodate immersion of the largest equipment and utensils. (CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 5 CALENDAR DAYS)  1601.2 Sink compartments shall be large enough to accommodate immersion of the largest equipment and utensils. If equipment or utensils are too large for the warewashing sink, a warewashing machine or alternative equipment as specified in Section 1601.3 shall be used. Pf  
49. - The inside of the majority of the refrigerators observed unclean with debris/food soil accumulation.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 14 CALENDAR DAYS)  1900.3 Nonfood-contact surfaces of equipment shall be kept free of an accumulation of dust, dirt, food residue, and other debris.  
50. - There is no cold water supplied to the handwashing sink next to the existing 3-compartment sink at the coffee area; the cold water knob observed missing.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 5 CALENDAR DAYS)  2306.1 Hot or cold water under pressure shall be provided to all fixtures, equipment, and nonfood equipment that are required to use hot or cold water, except that water supplied as specified in Section 2308.1(a) and (b) to a temporary food establishment or in response to a temporary interruption of a water supply need not be under pressure. Pf  
55. - Unnecessary/unneeded equipment observed outside the establishment, at the cooking area, and inside the HVAC closet.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 14 CALENDAR DAYS)  3213.1 The premises shall be free of: (a) Items that are unnecessary to the operation or maintenance of the establishment such as equipment that is nonfunctional or no longer used; and (b) Litter.  
56. - The establishment does not have a contract with a District-licensed ventilation hood system cleaner contractor. The establishment claims that the company that services the ANSUL fire suppression system (Fire Suppression LLC.) cleans the ventilation hood system as well.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 5 CALENDAR DAYS)  1509.5 The licensee shall maintain on the premises a copy of the establishment's professional service contract and service schedule, which documents the following information: P (a) Name and address of its District-licensed ventilation hood system cleaning contractor; P (b) Frequency and extent of ventilation hood system cleaning services provided under the contract; P and (c) Date and time of ventilation hood system cleaning services were last provided to the establishment. P  
56. - Establishment observed operating a stove that is not underneath a ventilation hood, causing grease to accumulate on the wall.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 5 CALENDAR DAYS)  1603.1 Ventilation hood systems and devices shall be sufficient in number and capacity to prevent grease or condensation from collecting on walls and ceilings according to the D.C. Fire Code (2008) incorporating the International Fire Code (2006) or most recent edition as amended by the D.C. Fire Code Supplement, as amended (subtitle H of 12DCMR). P  
62. - Current inspection reports are not posted in a conspicuous location.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 14 CALENDAR DAYS)  4306.3 All licenses, Certificate of Occupancy, and current inspection reports shall be conspicuously posted within the food establishment.  
 
Temperatures
 Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp
Hash browns (Reach-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 52.6F Onions raw (Reach-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 34.3F Eggs (Reach-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 47.8F MIlk (Reach-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 51.4F
Hot Water (Handwashing Sink - toilet room) 100.2F Eggs (Prep Table) (Holding) 60.3F Hot Water (Handwashing Sink) 108.8F Hot Water (Handwashing Sink) 100.6F
Vegetables - cut (Sandwich Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 38.6F (Sandwich Prep Refrigerator) 44.0F Ham (Sandwich Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 43.5F Sausage (Sandwich Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 42.2F
Hot Water (3-compartment sink) 111.5F Hummus (Under-counter Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 49.4F Sausage (Reach-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 55.1F Vegetables - cut (Reach-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 43.5F
(Reach-in Refrigerator) 50.0F Cream (Reach-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 39.5F Cheese (Reach-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 43.0F Eggs (Reach-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 44.3F
               
Inspector Comments:
Correct cited violations within 5 and 14 calendar days.

If you have any questions, please contact the area supervisor at (202)535-2180 or food.safety@dc.gov.
DC Health does not assign a grade, percentage, or rating for establishment inspection reports. We perform a pass-fail inspection. The amount of Priority, Priority Foundation, and Core violations are tallied at the top of each inspection report. DC Health also performs follow up inspections to ensure the violations which were cited on the initial report have been corrected. To view an establishment's inspection report, follow this link: https://dc.healthinspections.us.
  Timnit Goitom 01/03/2020
 Person-in-Charge (Signature) (Print) Date
    Jaime Hernandez 607  01/03/2020 
  Inspector (Signature) (Print) Badge # Date
    FSHISD_2015_3