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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  BLUESTONE LANE SPRING VALLEY
Address  4872 MASSACHUSETTS AVE NW
City/State/Zip Code  WASHINGTON, DC 20016
Telephone
 (202) 510-6447
 E-mail address  sascha.gohler@bluestonelane.com
Date of Inspection
 09
/
 12
/
 2022
    Time In
 01
:
 44
PM     Time Out
 03
:
 00
PM  
License Holder  BL Spring Valley DC, LLC
License/Customer No.  09313xxxx-22000233
License Period
 07 
/
 01 
/
 2022 
 - 
 06 
/
 30 
/
 2024 
 Type of Inspection
 Complaint
Establishment Type:  Restaurant Total
    Risk Category 1
 
 2
 
 3
 
 4
 
 5
 
 
Priority Violations  5 COS  4 R  0
Priority Foundation Violations  3 COS  1 R  0
Core Violations  7 COS  3 R  0
Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM)
 CHANEL HAMMOCK 
CFPM #:  FS-91641 

CFPM Expiration Date:   08/18/2023  
D.C. licensed trash or solid waste contractor:
 Waste Management and RSI 
D.C. licensed sewage & liquid waste transport contractor:
 Storm Oil 
D.C. licensed pesticide operator/contractor:
 ECOLAB (recent visit 08/15/2022) 
D.C. licensed ventilation hood system cleaning contractor:
 Not available 
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  BLUESTONE LANE SPRING VALLEY    Establishment Address  4872 MASSACHUSETTS AVE NW
OBSERVATIONS 25 DCMR CORRECTIVE ACTIONS
3. - The establishment did not provide proof of an employee health policy for the prevention of foodborne illness. I provided the establishment with a copy of the Food Code's conditional employee and food employee interview, reporting agreement, and medical referral forms. (Corrected On Site)  300.1 The licensee shall require food employees and conditional employees to report to the person in charge, in accordance with this Section, information about their health and activities as they relate to diseases that are transmissible through food.  
5. - The establishment does not have approved procedures for responding to a contamination event due to vomiting or diarrhea. (Corrected On Site)  504.1 A licensee shall ensure that its food establishment shall have procedures for employees to follow when responding to vomiting or diarrheal events that involve the discharge of vomitus or fecal matter onto surfaces in the food establishment. The procedures shall address the specific actions employees must take to minimize the spread of contamination and the exposure of employees, consumers, food, and surfaces to vomitus or fecal matter. Pf  
8. - No hand washing was observed by employee prior changing gloves and after pick up a cup from drop down from floor. The manager instructed to remove dirty gloves and washing hands. (Corrected On Site)  402.1 Food employees shall clean their hands and exposed portions of their arms as specified in Section 401 immediately before working in direct contact with food, clean equipment and utensils, and unwrapped single-service and single-use articles, P and: (a) After touching bare human body parts other than clean hands and clean, exposed portions of arms; P (b) After using the toilet room; P (c) After caring for or handling aquatic animals as specified in Section 503.2; P (d) After coughing, sneezing, using a handkerchief or disposable tissue, using tobacco, eating, or drinking; P (e) After handling soiled surfaces, equipment, or utensils; P (f) During food preparation, as often as necessary to remove soil and contamination and to prevent cross-contamination when changing tasks; P (g) After each absence from the work station; P (h) Immediately before touching ready-to-eat food or food-contact surfaces; P (i) When switching between working with raw food and working with ready-to-eat food; P (j) Before donning gloves for working with food; P and (k) After engaging in other activities that contaminate the hands. P  
21. - Reheated Bacon was observed on the food preparation table without time only as public health control. The bacon was removed and stored in low boy freezer for rapid cooling. (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: (a) At fifty-seven degrees Celsius (57 degrees C) (one hundred thirty-five degrees Fahrenheit (135 degrees F)) or above, except that roasts cooked to a temperature and for a time specified in Section 900.2 or reheated as specified in Section 906.5 may be held at a temperature of fifty-four degrees Celsius (54 degrees C )(one hundred thirty degrees Fahrenheit ((130 degrees F)) or above. P  
22. - Cold food items are held at improper temperatures drawer refrigerator. The food relocated to freezer for rapid cooling at the time of inspection. (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  
23. - Temperature control for safety foods intended to be held for more than 24 hours are not date marked.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 5 CALENDAR DAYS)  1007.1 Except when packaging food using a reduced oxygen packaging method as specified in Section 1011, and except as specified in Section 1007.4 and 1007.5, refrigerated, ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food (time/temperature control for safety food) prepared and held in a food establishment for more than twenty- four (24) hours shall be clearly marked to indicate the date or day by which the food shall be consumed on the premises, sold, or discarded when held at a temperature of five degrees Celsius (5 degrees C) (forty-one degrees Fahrenheit (41 degrees F)) or less for a maximum of seven (7) days. Pf  
28. - Medicine was stored in the kitchen. The medicine was relocated to another location at the time of inspection. (Corrected On Site)  3412.2 Medicines that are in a food establishment for the employees' use shall be labeled as specified in Section 3301 and located to prevent the contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens, and single-service and single-use articles. P  
33. - Drawer refrigerator are not maintaining potentially hazardous food (time/temperature control for safety food) items at the proper temperatures. (Correct Violation Within 5 Calendar Days)  1600.1 Equipment for cooling and heating food, and holding cold and hot food, shall be sufficient in number and capacity to provide food temperatures as specified in chapters 6 through 13. Pf  
40. - One food employee observed not wearing a hair restraint while working with open food.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 14 CALENDAR DAYS)  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 stored in sanitizer buckets inside 10 PPM quaternary sanitizer. The sanitizer was replaced inside the red bucket the concentration of quaternary sanitizer 200 PPM at the time of inspection. (Corrected On Site)  812.2 Cloths that are in-use for wiping counters and other equipment surfaces shall be: (a) Held between uses in a chemical sanitizer solution at a concentration specified in Section 1813; and (b) Laundered daily as specified in Section 2101.4.  
43. - A single service use as Ice scoop stored inside of the ice (CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 14 CALENDAR DAYS)  810.1 During pauses in food preparation or dispensing, food preparation and dispensing utensils shall be stored: (a) Except as specified in Section 810.1(b), in the food with their handles above the top of the food and the container; (b) In food that is not potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety food) with their handles above the top of the food within containers or equipment that can be closed, such as bins of sugar, flour, or cinnamon; (c) On a clean portion of the food preparation table or cooking equipment only if the in-use utensil and the food contact surface of the food preparation table or cooking equipment are cleaned and sanitized at a frequency specified in Sections 1901 and 2001; (d) In running water of sufficient velocity to flush particulates to the drain, if used with moist food such as ice cream or mashed potatoes; (e) In a clean, protected location if the utensils, such as ice scoops, are used only with a food that is not potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety food); or (f) In a container of water if the water is maintained at a temperature of at least fifty-seven degrees Celsius (57 degrees C) (one hundred thirty-five degrees Fahrenheit (135 degrees F)) and the container is cleaned at a frequency specified in Section 1901.3.  
44. - Utensils (i.e. Bowls and plates) stored on wired rack and on top of Bain Marie in kitchen were not covered or inverted. (CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 14 CALENDAR DAYS)  2203.2 Clean equipment and utensils shall be stored as specified in Section 2203.1 and shall be stored: (a) In a self-draining position that allows air drying; and (b) Covered or inverted.  
53. - The toilet room does not have a covered receptacle for the disposal of feminine hygiene products.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 14 CALENDAR DAYS)  2707.1 A toilet room used by females shall be provided with a covered receptacle for feminine hygiene products.  
55. - Personal belongings such as jacket and back bag were stored together with food items in the kitchen. jacket and back bag were stored in personnel belonging storage room . (Corrected On Site)  3209.2 Lockers or other suitable facilities shall be used for the orderly storage of employee clothing and other possessions.  
56. - There is no updated ventilation hood cleaning schedule stacker .(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  
 
Sanitizer: Quaternary Ammonium, 150 ppm, 0.0 pH, 139.0°F 
Sanitizer: Quaternary Ammonium, 10 ppm, 0.0 pH, 00.0°F 
Sanitizer: Quaternary Ammonium, 200 ppm, 0.0 pH, 78.0°F 
Temperatures
 Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp
(Walk-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 35.0F Lentils (Walk-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 38.0F Fully Commercially Cooked Bacon (Walk-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 39.0F Commercially Precooked Chicken (Walk-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 38.0F
Onions cooked (Walk-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 41.0F Avocado (Sandwich Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 40.0F Onions cooked (Sandwich Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 39.0F (Sandwich Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 40.0F
Commercially Precooked Chicken (Under-counter Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 38.0F (Under-counter Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 34.0F Yogurt (Under-counter Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 37.0F Salmon (Under-counter Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 37.0F
Cauliflower (Refrigerator - drawer) (Cold Holding) 55.0F Cheese (Refrigerator - drawer) (Cold Holding) 60.0F Hamburger Patty Raw (Refrigerator - drawer) (Cold Holding) 67.0F Mushrooms (Refrigerator - drawer) (Cold Holding) 55.0F
Brussel sprouts (Refrigerator - drawer) (Cold Holding) 67.0F (Refrigerator - drawer) (Cold Holding) 55.0F (Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 35.0F (Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 38.0F
(Freezer) (Cold Holding) 1.0F Hamburger patty (Griddle) (Cooking) 158.0F Eggs scrambled (Griddle) (Cooking) 165.0F Hot Water (Handwashing Sink (kitchen)) 115.0F
Hot Water (Dishwashing Machine - Final Rinse Cycle) 139.0F Hot Water (Handwashing Sink - Dishwash area) 110.0F Hot Water (Handwashing Sink - Bar) 105.0F Hot Water (Handwashing sink (toilet room)) 103.0F
               
Inspector Comments:
Correct cited violations within 5 Calendar-days.

Correct cited violations within 14 Calendar-day
If you have any questions, please contact the area supervisor by emailing food.safety@dc.gov with your inquiry details.
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.
  Chanel N Hammock 09/12/2022
 Person-in-Charge (Signature) (Print) Date
    Mengestayhu Akelat 607  09/12/2022 
  Inspector (Signature) (Print) Badge # Date
    FSHISD_2015_3