AIMS Food Service RFP 2018-2019

PROPOSAL SUBMISSION AND AWARD
Sealed proposals are to be submitted to the SFA. Proposal is to be submitted in a sealed box marked "Food
Service Management Proposal." Send one (1) original and one copy of the proposal to the addresses listed
above. The SFA reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, if deemed to be in the best interest of the
SFA. One electronic copy shall be emailed to nick@schoolfoodsolutions.org.

Award shall be made to the qualified and responsible SFSC whose proposal is deemed in the best interest of
the School by the evaluation process. SFSC must fully inform themselves as to the conditions, requirements
and specifications before submitting proposal.

INCURRED COSTS
The SFA is not liable for any cost incurred by the SFSC prior to the signing of a contract.

CONTACT TERMS
This contract shall be for an approximate period of one (1) year beginning on July 1, 2018 and ending June
30, 2017 with up to four (4) one- year renewals with mutual agreement between the SFA and the SFSC.
The Food Service program shall meet all requirements of the National School Lunch Program of the United
States Department of Agriculture, and the California Department of Education.
The SFA shall retain ultimate control over meal prices, and all appropriate elements of the food service
program.
Terms of the actual agreement with the successful SFSC will be developed through negotiation to be
consistent with the rights reserved by the SFA as described by USDA rules and regulations.

SITE VISIT
A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting is scheduled for May 24, 2018 at 2:00 PM.

QUESTION AND ANSWER
All questions shall be submitted to Nick Goldsobel nick@schoolfoodsolutions.org via email. A formal
addendum to this bid will be made available to interested vendors providing answers to a cumulative list of
questions.

Schedule of Events
for
RFP # 18-004
 Release of RFP May 15, 2018
 First Public Notice May 15, 2018
 Pre-Bid Meeting May 24, 2018 at 2:00 PM PST
 Respondent Question Submission Deadline May 30, 2018 at 12:00 PM PST
 SFA Provides Answers June 4, 2018
 Deadline for Submission of Sealed Proposal June 13, 2018 at 12:00 PM PST
 Proposals Opened June 13, 2018 at 12:00 PM PST
 Proposals Evaluated June 13, 20018
 Anticipated Contract Award Date June 15, 2018
The SFA will make every effort to adhere to the schedule. However, the SFA reserves the right to
amend the schedule, as necessary, and will post a notice of said amendment to the AIMS website
www.aimschools.org and emailed to an interested vendor list.