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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Chicago State University
RFP #KMC101920

Request for Proposal: Food Service Managment

This solicitation will not be awarded
Published Friday December 11, 2020
Responsiveness evaluation determined that no award will be made. The solicitation will be reposted in the immediate future.
This notice has been modified
Published Thursday November 12, 2020
Addendum #4 is posted to provide meeting / call-in info for the public RFP opening scheduled for 3pm CST today, November 12, 2020. This addendum is informational only and vendors' acknowledgement does not need to be submitted with proposals.
This notice has been modified
Published Friday November 6, 2020
Addendum #3 is posted to provide responses to vendor questions, to remind vendors of submission requirements, and to provide a photo of a concession area at the CSU arena. The pre-submission conference check in sheet has also been posted to this notice.
This notice has been modified
Published Monday October 26, 2020
Addendum #2 is posted to remind prospective vendors that there is a mandatory pre-submission site visit Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 10am local time, and to share additional parking and meeting details. Masks and social distancing are required to attend the site visit. Attending the site visit and signing the sign in sheet are required to make a proposal.
This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday October 21, 2020
Addendum #1 has been attached to the notice highlighting BEP, IPG and Form B requirements, and reminding vendors that there is a mandatory pre-submission meeting on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 10am local time.
First published Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 3:00 PM, Thursday November 12, 2020:
At the following address:
Cook Administration Building, Room 208
9501 South King Drive
Chicago, IL 60628
via Electronic Bidding

Chicago State University invites proposals from qualified, responsive, responsible vendors to address Food Service Management for the campus located at the intersection of 95th Street and S. King Drive in Chicago, IL.

Proposals will be submitted only via e-bidding. Any prospective vendor MUST be registered through the Illinois Procurement Gateway (IPG) with an active, unexpired certification. See attached document that contains additional e-bidding instructions.

Vendors MUST submit a Business Enterprise Program (BEP) Utilization Plan demonstrating their ability to meet the 20% mandated BEP goal, or must provide sufficient documented evidence to support any claim for a waiver of the goal. Proposals that do not comply with this requirement will be disqualified.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Kent Clapsaddle
9501 S King Dr
Chicago, IL 60628
Phone: (773) 995-5425
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - Nicole Krneta Rogers
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof.
There is a 20 percent BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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Specification Documents
  • Addendum1KMC101920.pdf (538 KB)
  • Addendum2KMC101920.pdf (522 KB)
  • Addendum3KMC101920.pdf (650 KB)
  • Addendum4KMC101920.pdf (446 KB)
  • BEPUtilizationPlan.pdf (2 MB)
  • KMC101920.pdf (1 MB)
  • KMC101920Exhibits1and2-PricingOfferSheetandRenewalForm.xlsx (17 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • KMC101920Pre-SubConfCheckIn.pdf (7 MB)
  • UpdatedE-BiddingVendorInstructions7-17-2020.pdf (290 KB)