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Pursuant to Title 25-A of the District of Columbia Municipal Regulations
Health Regulation and Licensing Administration    Food Safety & Hygiene Inspection Services Division    899 North Capitol Street, NE   Washington, DC 20002      email:
Establishment Name  & PIZZA
Address  666 MONROE ST NE
City/State/Zip Code  WASHINGTON, DC 20017
 (202) 733-1287
 E-mail address
Date of Inspection
    Time In
PM     Time Out
License Holder  IMA Pizza Store 3 LLC
License/Customer No.  09313xxxx-14000156
License Period
 Type of Inspection
Establishment Type:  Restaurant Total
    Risk Category 1
Priority Violations  1 COS  0 R  0
Priority Foundation Violations  5 COS  0 R  0
Core Violations  9 COS  1 R  0
Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM)
CFPM #:  FS-81271 

CFPM Expiration Date:   04/05/2020  
D.C. licensed trash or solid waste contractor:
D.C. licensed sewage & liquid waste transport contractor:
D.C. licensed pesticide operator/contractor:
D.C. licensed ventilation hood system cleaning contractor:
  Compliance Status COS R
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
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
  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  & PIZZA    Establishment Address  666 MONROE ST NE
8. - Employees observed not washing their hands before donning gloves and after engaging in other activities that contaminate the hands (ex. handling wet wiping cloths).(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 5 CALENDAR DAYS)  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  
10. - The hot water supplied to the handwashing sinks in the toilet rooms observed at temperatures below 100F.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 5 CALENDAR DAYS)  2402.1 A handwashing sink shall be equipped to provide water at a temperature of at least thirty-eight degrees Celsius (38 degrees C) (one hundred degrees Fahrenheit (100 degrees F)) through a mixing valve or combination faucet. Pf  
10. - There is no handwashing signage at all handwashing sinks, except for handwashing sinks in the toilet rooms.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 14 CALENDAR DAYS)  3004.1 A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands shall be provided at all handwashing sinks used by food employees and shall be clearly visibly to food employees.  
16. - Food debris and soil accumulation observed inside the clear plastic bins storing clean kitchen equipment. Also, soil accumulation observed on the food-contact surface (blade) of the can opener.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 5 CALENDAR DAYS)  1900.1 Equipment food-contact surfaces and utensils shall be clean to sight and touch. Pf  
16. - Mold accumulation observed in the ice chute of the soda fountain machine.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 14 CALENDAR DAYS)  1901.5 Except when dry cleaning methods are used as specified in Section 1904, surfaces of utensils and equipment in contact with food that is not potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety food) shall be cleaned: (a) At any time when contamination may have occurred; (b) At least every twenty-four (24) hours for iced tea dispensers and consumer self-service utensils such as tongs, scoops, or ladles; (c) Before restocking consumer self-service equipment and utensils such as condiment dispensers and display containers; and (d) In equipment such as ice bins and beverage dispensing nozzles and enclosed components of equipment such as ice makers, cooking oil storage tanks and distribution lines, beverage and syrup dispensing lines or tubes, coffee bean grinders, and water vending equipment: (1) At a frequency specified by the manufacturer; or (2) Absent manufacturer specifications, at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil or mold.  
33. - Onions that were finished cooking around 11:00 am and peppers from metal cans observed cooling at the top section of the pizza toppings prep refrigerator at the service line.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 5 CALENDAR DAYS)  1004.1 Cooling shall be accomplished in accordance with the time and temperature criteria specified in Section 1003 by using one (1) or more of the following methods based on the type of food being cooled: (a) Placing the food in shallow pans; Pf (b) Separating the food into smaller or thinner portions; Pf (c) Using rapid cooling equipment; Pf (d) Stirring the food in a container placed in an ice water bath; Pf (e) Using containers that facilitate heat transfer; Pf (f) Adding ice as an ingredient; Pf or (g) Other effective methods. Pf  
36. - No visible thermometer observed inside the walk-in refrigerator. Thermometers were later placed inside the unit. (Corrected On Site)  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.  
38. - The establishment could not provide a copy of the most recent pest control invoice or service report.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 5 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.  
38. - Insect control devices (fly traps) observed hanging from the shelves storing equipment, utensils, and dry food.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 14 CALENDAR DAYS)  2910.2 Insect control devices shall be installed so that: (a) The devices are not located over a food preparation area; and (b) Dead insects and insect fragments are prevented from being impelled onto or falling on exposed food, clean equipment, utensils, linens, or unwrapped single-service or single-use articles.  
40. - Employees handling exposed food at the service line observed wearing no hair restraints.(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.  
44. - Stagnant water observed on cleaned metal container covers at the cleaned equipment storage area.(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.  
49. - Food debris observed at the inside top section of the pizza prep refrigerator located next to the handwashing sink at the service line.(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. - The water pressure at the handwashing sink in the right-hand-side toilet room observed low.(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  
56. - There is insufficient lighting (blown bulbs) in front of the handwashing sink at the rear of the establishment.(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.  
56. - There is insufficient lighting (blown bulb) above the dough-pressing machine at the service line.(CORRECT VIOLATION WITHIN 14 CALENDAR DAYS)  3008.1(c) At least five hundred forty (540) lux or fifty (50) foot candles at a surface where a food employee is working with food or working with utensils or equipment including knives, slicers, grinders, or saws where employee safety is a factor.  
Sanitizer: Quaternary Ammonium, 150 ppm, 0.0 pH, 83.0°F 
 Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp  Item/Location Temp
Peppers (Pizza Prep Refrigerator) (Cooling) 50.6F Onions cooked (Pizza Prep Refrigerator) (Cooling) 57.6F Cheese (Pizza Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 43.1F Mushrooms (Pizza Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 42.8F
Sauce (Pizza Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 37.1F Marinara Sauce (Pizza Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 39.4F Hot Water (Handwashing Sink) 104.1F Hot Water (Handwashing Sink) 100.3F
Shrimp (Walk-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 34.8F Vegan Beef (Walk-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 33.0F Cheese (Walk-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 36.4F Marinara Sauce (Walk-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 33.6F
Eggs (Walk-in Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 38.1F Hot Water (Handwashing Sink) 101.5F Hot Water (3-compartment Sink) 111.3F Hot Water (Handwashing Sink- toilet room) 71.8F
Hot Water (Handwashing Sink- toilet room 74.6F Broccoli (Pizza Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 42.6F Shrimp (Pizza Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 40.2F Onions (Pizza Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 38.6F
Onions (Pizza Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 40.2F Tomatoes- sliced (Pizza Prep Refrigerator) (Cold Holding) 39.8F        
Inspector Comments:
Correct cited violations within 5 and 14 calendar days.
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:
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