United Kingdom-Barnet: School catering services
Contract award notice
Results of the procurement procedure
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Queen Elizabeth's Girls' School — Tender for Catering Services.
The successful tenderer will be required to provide catering services at Queen Elizabeth's Girls' School.
The tender project is seeking to appoint a Contractor whose initiative and innovation will be welcomed for the provision of service within the existing facilities for the 1 077 students on roll and 162 teaching and support staff, with a focus on exciting new food concepts to satisfy a wide range of pupil tastes and dietary requirements. The School would wish the successful contractor to review the current range of services offered and make recommendations accordingly.
The contract being tendered is for 3 years in duration from 1.8.2016 to 31.7.2019 and will operate as a Guaranteed Performance Contract, with the successful Contractor offering the School a guaranteed return / cost per annum for the provision of catering services. Sovereignty of the cash tariff is to remain with Queen Elizabeth's Girls' School for the duration of this contract.
Queen Elizabeth's Girls' School, Barnet, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.
The School year is based on a calendar of 195 days. 5 days are to be used for staff professional development which means that School will be open to receive students for the legal minimum of 190 days.
The contract offered covers the scope for the provision of all catering services within the School, which currently includes morning break, lunch, all hospitality and free issue requirements. Free School meals and hospitality will be charged based on consumption and at net food cost.
Whilst the School prioritises value for money as a key objective of the Competitive Tender Process, the Governing body is not obliged to accept the lowest price.
The value of the current contract (based on Sales at the till) is:
2014-15: 175 842,95 GBP;
2015-16 (1 Sept. to 31 Jan.): 104 943,75 GBP.
Queen Elizabeth's Girls' School expects the successful contractor to enable the continued development of catering through the provision of an innovative, healthy food service, with fresh, seasonal, locally sourced ingredients being prepared on-site.
Section IV: Procedure
Section V: Award of contract
Queen Elizabeth's Girls' School — Tender for Catering Services
Section VI: Complementary information
This contract will be re-advertised as an open procedure.
Once the new notice has been published, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to express an interest in participating in the tender process and you will be provided with the tender documentation.