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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  14TH STREET CAFE ASIAN BISTRO
Address  1416 14TH ST NW
City/State/Zip Code  Washington, DC 20005
Telephone
 (202) 588-0695
 E-mail address  yunlinzhang2@gmail.com
Date of Inspection
 10
/
 27
/
 2016
    Time In
 03
:
 00
PM     Time Out
 04
:
 00
PM  
License Holder  ZL, Inc
License/Customer No.  09313XXXX-15000213
License Period
 07 
/
 01 
/
 2015 
 - 
 06 
/
 30 
/
 2017 
 Type of Inspection
 Complaint
Establishment Type:  Restaurant Total
    Risk Category 1
 
 2
 
 3
 
 4
 
 5
 
 
Priority Violations  2 COS  0 R  0
Priority Foundation Violations  2 COS  0 R  0
Core Violations  4 COS  0 R  0
Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM)
 YUNLIN ZHANG 
CFPM #:  FS-82420 

CFPM Expiration Date:   06/22/2021  
D.C. licensed trash or solid waste contractor:
 Tenly Town 
D.C. licensed sewage & liquid waste transport contractor:
 Green Protection 
D.C. licensed pesticide operator/contractor:
 Brussels Pest Control 
D.C. licensed ventilation hood system cleaning contractor:
 US Filters 
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  14TH STREET CAFE ASIAN BISTRO    Establishment Address  1416 14TH ST NW
OBSERVATIONS 25 DCMR CORRECTIVE ACTIONS
3. - The person in charge is not aware of the Health Department's reporting requirements for employees diagnosed with specific foodborne illnesses.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 14 CALENDAR DAYS)  300.6 A food employee or conditional employee shall report to the person in charge if he or she has been exposed to, or is the suspected source of, a confirmed disease outbreak involving one of the diseases specified in Section 300.4, because the food employee or conditional employee: (a) Consumed or prepared food implicated in the outbreak; (b) Consumed food at an event prepared by a person who is infected or ill with the disease; (c) Was exposed by attending or working in a setting where there is a confirmed disease outbreak; (d) Is living in the same household as an individual who works in or attends a setting where there is a confirmed disease outbreak, and the employee has knowledge of that person's exposure; or (e) Is living in the same household as an individual diagnosed with an illness and has knowledge of the diagnosis.  
5. - (CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 3 CALENDAR DAYS)The establishment does not have approved procedures for responding to a contamination event due to vomiting or diarrhea.  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  
15. - Food is not stored in a manner to protect from cross contamination.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 3 CALENDAR DAYS) raw chicken over ready to eat foods in the walkin unif  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. - Mold was observed on the ice maker's ice chute.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 3 CALENDAR DAYS)  1901.1 Equipment food-contact surfaces and utensils shall be cleaned: (a) Before each use with a different type of raw animal food such as beef, fish, lamb, pork, or poultry, except as specified in Section 1901.2; P (b) Each time there is a change from working with raw foods to working with ready-to-eat foods; P (c) Between uses with raw fruits and vegetables and with potentially hazardous food (time/temperature control for safety food); P (d) Before using or storing a food temperature measuring device; P and (e) At any time during the operation when contamination may have occurred. P  
22. - Temperature control for safety foods temp above 41 degrees F. Cooked chicken in the reachin init at 55 degrees  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. - There is no visible thermometer in the walk-in refrigerator.There is no visible thermometer in the reach-in refrigerator.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 14 CALENDAR DAYS)  1524.1 In a mechanically refrigerated or hot food storage unit, the sensor of a temperature measuring device shall be located to measure the air temperature in the warmest part of a mechanically refrigerated unit and in the coolest part of a hot food storage unit.  
38. - The date that pest extermination services were last provided to the establishment is not available.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 3 CALENDAR DAYS)  3210.2 The licensee shall maintain a copy of the establishment's professional service contract and service schedule, and the following documents shall be available for inspection: Pf (a) Name and address of its District-licensed Pesticide Operator/contractor; (b) Frequency of pest extermination services provided under the contract; and (c) Date pest extermination services were last provided to the establishment.  
39. - (CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 3 CALENDAR DAYS)food stored inside of open cans in the reach-in unit  824.1 Except as specified in Section 1300.1(c), a container of food that is not potentially hazardous may be transferred from one consumer to another if: (a) The food is dispensed so that it is protected from contamination and the container is closed between uses, such as a narrow-neck bottle containing catsup, steak sauce, or wine; or (b) The food, such as crackers, salt, or pepper, is in an unopened original package and is maintained in sound condition.Food shall be protected from contamination that may result from a factor or source not specified in Sections 800 through 823.  
43. - Ice scoop stored on top of the ice machine. Utensils stored in stagnant water(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.  
 
Sanitizer: Quaternary Ammonium, 200 ppm, 0.0 pH, 00.0°F 
Temperatures
 Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp
(Refrigerator - walk-in) 39.0F Bean Sprouts (Refrigerator - sandwich prep unit) (Cold Holding) 38.4F (Refrigerator - sandwich prep unit) 38.4F Hot Water (Handwashing Sink - Dishwash area) 100.0F
Hot Water (Handwashing Sink - Cook Line) 118.0F Rice steamed (Rice Steamer) (Hot Holding) 156.0F Hot Water (3-compartment sink) 113.0F Hot Water (Dishwashing Machine - Final Rinse Cycle) 130.0F
(Refrigerator - reach-in) 39.4F Chicken fried (Refrigerator - reach-in) (Cold Holding) 51.0F Diced Tomatoes (Refrigerator - reach-in) (Cold Holding) 40.4F Steak raw (Refrigerator - reach-in) (Cold Holding) 38.4F
Hot Water (Handwashing Sink - kitchen) 145.0F Chicken raw (Reach-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 39.5F (Dishwashing Machine - Final Rinse Cycle) 130.0F Fried Rice (Rice Steamer) (Hot Holding) 155.0F
Shrimp raw (Refrigerator - sandwich prep unit) (Cold Holding) 38.5F Tomatoes chopped (Refrigerator - sandwich prep unit) (Cold Holding) 38.5F Scallops (Refrigerator - reach-in) (Cold Holding) 38.5F Chicken Wings (Refrigerator - reach-in) (Cold Holding) 39.6F
               
Inspector Comments:
Correct stated items within 3days
Correct stated items within 14 days
If you have any questions, email food.safety@dc.gov
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  Yulin Zhang 10/27/2016
 Person-in-Charge (Signature) (Print) Date
    Joyce Moore 64  10/27/2016 
  Inspector (Signature) (Print) Badge # Date
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