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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000467005

Bid Title: Silverware

Agency Bid No. Title: KA012016

Received Date: 01/25/2016

Close Date: 02/18/2016

Purchase Type: March 1, 2016 through February 28, 2019

Delivery Point: Not Stated, Storrs, Connecticut

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to: The University of Connecticut, Division of Dining Services is seeking qualified vendor(s) to provide silverware for the residence dining halls, University Catering Operations and a restaurant located in the Student Union at the University of Connecticut in Storrs as well as the needs of the Regional Campuses located at Avery Point, Hartford and West Hartford, on an as needed basis. The expected yearly expenditure is approximately $50,000. Because requirements cannot be predicted with any degree of accuracy, any contract resulting from this RFQ will not guarantee a specific amount of business or income. It should be noted that any contract resulting from this RFQ will not be an exclusive contract. The University will reserve the right to place purchase orders in any manner deemed to be in its own best interest. The University of Connecticuts Department of Dining Services (DDS) is located in Storrs, CT. The University of Connecticut, Department of Dining Services provides meals to approximately 11,000 resident students, seven (7) days a week. Facilities include eight (8) dining hall locations around the perimeter of the campus, a football training facility, nine (9) cafes, a food court, a restaurant, a central production kitchen, a central bakery, a catering facility and one (1) convenience store and two (2) food trucks. During the school year, approximately 180,000 meals are served weekly for an annual total of approximately 5.75 million meals. It is expected that there will be 700 additional seats in the dining hall locations by 2017 to accommodate increasing enrollment. It is a goal of the University and the State of Connecticut as part of the Next Generation Connecticut initiative to increase enrollment at the University by 6,580 undergraduate students.

Product Codes: 24000, 24084

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: University of Connecticut

State: Connecticut

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Kristin Allen, Purchasing Department Capital Projects and Contract Administration, 3 Discovery Drive, Unit 6076, Storrs, Connecticut, 06269

Phone: 860-486-6076

Fax: 860-486-5051




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