SCHOOL FOOD VENDOR
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
State and USDA law require all school food authorities (SFAs) to procure a food vendor in a manner that maximizes open and free competition. School Food and Wellness Group can assist SFAs with conducting either a formal or informal bidding process.
There are two types of contracts a SFA can enter:
1. Vended Meal Contract: vendor drops off food daily
2. Food Service Management Contract (FSMC): vendor provides staff to assist with meal service
We can manage the request for proposal (RFP) process from beginning to end, including creating, distributing and evaluating requests for proposal.
What We Do:
Create, distribute and manage the RFP from start to finish
Solicit responses from local vendors
Publish the public media release
Submit all final documents to the state agency