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Pursuant to Title 25-A of the District of Columbia Municipal Regulations
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Health Regulation & Licensing Administration    Office of Food, Drug, Radiation, and Community Hygiene    2201 Shannon Place, SE - 2nd Floor    Washington, DC 20020
http://doh.dc.gov/service/food-safety      email: food.safety@dc.gov
Establishment Name  LUCKY BUNS ( N )
Address  2000 18TH ST NW
City/State/Zip Code  WASHINGTON, DC 20009
Telephone
 (202) 501-1713
 E-mail address  luckybunsdc@gmail.com
Date of Inspection
 10
/
 11
/
 2022
    Time In
 06
:
 13
PM     Time Out
 07
:
 25
PM  
License Holder  Upshur Burger Concepts, LLC
License/Customer No.  09313xxxx-18000047
License Period
 11 
/
 07 
/
 2021 
 - 
 10 
/
 31 
/
 2023 
 Type of Inspection
 Complaint
Establishment Type:  Restaurant Total
    Risk Category 1
 
 2
 
 3
 
 4
 
 5
 
 
Priority Violations  2 COS  2 R  0
Priority Foundation Violations  5 COS  0 R  0
Core Violations  3 COS  0 R  0
Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM)
 JAMES MCCOY 
CFPM #:  FS-91677 

CFPM Expiration Date:   01/22/2023  
D.C. licensed trash or solid waste contractor:
 Tenley Town 
D.C. licensed sewage & liquid waste transport contractor:
 Mahoney 
D.C. licensed pesticide operator/contractor:
 Pest Now (recent visit on 10 /06/2022) 
D.C. licensed ventilation hood system cleaning contractor:
 Grease Busters 
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  LUCKY BUNS ( N )    Establishment Address  2000 18TH ST NW
OBSERVATIONS 25 DCMR CORRECTIVE ACTIONS
16. - Mold was observed on the ice maker's plastic drip panel. (Correct Violation Within 5 Calendar Days)  1900.1 Equipment food-contact surfaces and utensils shall be clean to sight and touch. Pf  
21. - Hot food item(s) (Beans ) are held at improper temperatures. Beans reheated at required temperature 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: (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. - Temperature control for safety foods temp above 41 degrees F inside drawer refrigerator. Temperature control for safety foods were stored with ice 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  
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  
36. - There is no visible thermometer in the on of sandwich preparation refrigerator. Refrigerator thermometer was blocked by wall and not visible to see it.(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.  
37. - Working containers of foods that are not easily recognizable are not name labeled.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 14 CALENDAR DAYS)  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.  
38. - Flies were observed outside dinning , kitchen and basement.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 5 CALENDAR DAYS)  3210.1 The premises shall be maintained free of insects, rodents, and other pests. The presence of insects, rodents, and other pests shall be controlled to minimize their presence on the premises by: Pf (a) Routinely inspecting incoming shipments of food and supplies; Pf (b) Routinely inspecting the premises for evidence of pests; Pf (c) Using methods, if pests are found, such as trapping devices or other means of pest control as specified in Sections 3402, 3410 and 3411; Pf and (d) Eliminating harborage conditions. Pf  
50. - There is no hot water (at least 110 degrees Fahrenheit) at the 3-compartment sink and (at least 100 degrees Fahrenheit at all hand washing sink. The hot water at kitchen and bar area is greater than 100 F .(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  
62. - The business license and current inspection reports shall be conspicuously posted within the food establishment.(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.  
 
Sanitizer: Hydrogen Peroxide, 700 ppm, 0.0 pH, 89.0°F 
Temperatures
 Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp
Brussels sprouts (Walk-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 37.0F Sauce (Walk-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 37.0F (Walk-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 37.0F Chicken (Under-counter Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 39.0F
Sauce (Under-counter Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 40.0F Cabbage (Sandwich Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 39.0F Peppers (Sandwich Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 40.0F Lettuce (Sandwich Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 40.0F
(Sandwich Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 40.0F Hamburger patty (Under-counter Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 39.0F Sauce (Under-counter Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 38.0F (Under-counter Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 35.0F
Oatmeal with vege (Refrigerator - drawer) (Cold Holding) 49.0F Rabano (Reach-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 39.0F (Reach-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 35.0F Hamburger patty (Refrigerator - drawer) (Cold Holding) 49.0F
(Refrigerator - drawer) (Cold Holding) 50.0F Onions raw (Sandwich Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 36.0F Pickles (Sandwich Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 37.0F Cucumbers (Sandwich Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 38.0F
(Sandwich Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 36.0F Bacon (Griddle) (Reheating) 168.0F Boneless Chicken (Deep Fryer) (Reheating) 196.0F Hamburger patty (Griddle) (Cooking) 194.0F
Beans (Steam Table) (Hot Holding) 66.0F Gravy (Steam Table) (Hot Holding) 139.0F Cheese sauce (Steam Table) (Hot Holding) 137.0F Hot Water (Handwashing Sink (kitchen)) 80.0F
Hot Water (Handwashing Sink (kitchen)) 103.0F Hot Water (Handwashing sink (toilet room)) 80.0F Hot Water (Handwashing sink (toilet room)) 95.0F Hot Water (Handwashing sink (toilet room)) 70.0F
Hot Water (Handwashing sink (toilet room)) 96.0F Hot Water (Handwashing Sink - Bar) 75.0F Hot Water (Handwashing Sink - Bar) 104.0F Hot Water (3-compartment sink) 75.0F
Hot Water (3-compartment sink) 89.0F Hot Water (Handwashing Sink - Dishwash area) 75.0F Hot Water (Handwashing Sink - Dishwash area) 89.0F Hot Water (Final Rinse Cycle - Warewashing Machine) 79.0F
               
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.
  Scott Han 10/11/2022
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