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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  ATHENA GRILL
Address  4720 14TH ST NW
City/State/Zip Code  WASHINGTON, DC 20011
Telephone
 (202) 804-4041
 E-mail address  omerpacal2000@yahoo.com
Date of Inspection
 12
/
 17
/
 2021
    Time In
 01
:
 20
PM     Time Out
 02
:
 10
PM  
License Holder  PR LLC
License/Customer No.  09313xxxx-22000081
License Period
 01 
/
 01 
/
 2022 
 - 
 12 
/
 31 
/
 2023 
 Type of Inspection
 Routine
Establishment Type:  Restaurant Total
    Risk Category 1
 
 2
 
 3
 
 4
 
 5
 
 
Priority Violations  1 COS  1 R  0
Priority Foundation Violations  0 COS  0 R  0
Core Violations  4 COS  3 R  0
Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM)
 MERYEM HOUSNI 
CFPM #:  FS-94192 

CFPM Expiration Date:   07/21/2023  
D.C. licensed trash or solid waste contractor:
 Good Friends 
D.C. licensed sewage & liquid waste transport contractor:
  
D.C. licensed pesticide operator/contractor:
 Elite Pest Control 
D.C. licensed ventilation hood system cleaning contractor:
 Dirt Cleaning INC 
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  ATHENA GRILL    Establishment Address  4720 14TH ST NW
OBSERVATIONS 25 DCMR CORRECTIVE ACTIONS
9. - Food worker cut onion and parcel were observed handling with bare hands. Informed staff member, she discarded the onion and parcel, washed his hands, and applied gloves during the time of my inspection. (Corrected On Site)  800.2 Except when washing fruits and vegetables as specified in Section 806 or as specified in Section 800.4 food employees shall not contact exposed, ready to eat food with their bare hands and shall use suitable utensils such as deli tissue, spatulas, tongs, single-use gloves or dispensing equipment. P  
37. - Working containers of foods that are not easily recognizable are not name labeled. Food container were labeled at the time of inspection. (Corrected On Site)  803.1 Working containers holding food or food ingredients that are removed from their original packages for use in the food establishment, such as cooking oils, flour, herbs, potato flakes, salt, spices, and sugar shall be identified with the common name of the food, except that containers holding food that can be readily and unmistakably recognized, such as dry pasta, need not be identified.  
40. - Food employees observed not wearing a hair restraint while working with open food. Food employees were observed wearing a hair restraint at the time of inspection. (Corrected On Site)  502.1 Food employees shall wear clean and effective hair restraints, such as hairnets or beard nets, if appropriate, and clothing that covers body hair that are designed and worn to effectively keep hair from contacting exposed food, clean equipment and utensils, linens, and unwrapped single-service and single-use articles. Hats, caps, scarves or other head covers are acceptable if the hair is contained to prevent contamination. Hair spray and tying back the hair in a ponytail are not effective hair restraints.  
41. - Wet wiping cloths are not stored in sanitizer buckets when not in use. Wet wiping cloths were stored in sanitizer buckets at the time of inspection. (Corrected On Site)  812.5 Containers of chemical sanitizing solutions specified in Section 812.2(a) in which wet wiping cloths are held between uses shall be stored off the floor and used in a manner that prevents contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens, singleservice, or single-use articles.  
56. - There is insufficient lighting (blown bulb) in the walk in refrigerator. There is a non-working light bulb under the exhaust hood.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 14 CALENDAR DAYS)  3008.1(b) The light intensity shall be: At least two hundred fifteen (215) lux or twenty (20) foot candles: (1) At a surface where food is provided for consumer self-service, such as buffets and salad bars, or where fresh produce or packaged foods are sold or offered for consumption; (2) Inside equipment such as reach-in and under-counter refrigerators; and (3) At a distance of seventy-five centimeters (75 cm) or thirty inches (30 in.) above the floor in areas used for handwashing, warewashing, and equipment and utensil storage, and in toilet rooms.  
 
Sanitizer: Chlorine, 100 ppm, 0.0 pH, 68.0°F 
Temperatures
 Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp
spinach artichoke and parmesan dip (Sandwich Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 38.0F (Walk-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 35.0F Lasagna (Walk-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 38.0F Green Beans (Walk-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 37.0F
Tofu (Sandwich Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 39.0F Peas (Sandwich Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 40.0F Yogurt (Sandwich Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 40.0F Lettuce (Sandwich Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 41.0F
(Sandwich Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 36.0F Gyro meat (Griddle) (Cooking) 158.0F Hot Water (Handwashing Sink (kitchen)) 109.0F Hot Water (Handwashing sink (toilet room)) 110.0F
               
Inspector Comments:
APPROVED- Establishment is approved for the issuance of restaurant license.

If you have any question, please contact the area supervisory sanitarian at 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.
  Maryem Housni 12/17/2021
 Person-in-Charge (Signature) (Print) Date
    Mengestayhu Akelat 607  12/17/2021 
  Inspector (Signature) (Print) Badge # Date
    FSHISD_2015_3