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Northern Illinois University
RFP #tmm149675
Request for Proposal: Food and Beverage Concession and Catering
Renewal Info
Published Friday April 24, 2015
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Sodexo America LLC
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Renewal: 1st of 7, 7/1/2015 through 6/30/2016
Pricing Changes: 
Service/Product Changes: 
Potential Future Renewals: $6,000,000
The buyer for this procurement is now Jean Ann Thomas, (815) 753-9558.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Lee Saulter.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Tuesday August 19, 2014
Awarded to:
Vendor: Sodexo America LLC, Altamonte Springs, FL
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
An estimated start date of 8/22/2014 through 6/30/2015
7 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $7,000,000
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 1
This award is comprised of two elements: concessions and catering.

The concessions portion of this award is for zero dollars. Concession sales by the awarded vendor will require zero dollar outlay from the University, and may in fact result in revenue generation depending on volume of sales.

The catering portion of this award represents engagement of various campus departments or groups engaging with the awarded vendor for catering services and consists of an award for an estimated $1,000,000 for the period ending 6/30/15.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
This notice has been modified
Published Thursday May 29, 2014
The bid opening date has been changed to June 06, 2014.
First published Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Sealed proposals will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Friday June 6, 2014:

Purchasing Office
Lowden Hall, Room 107
DeKalb, IL 60115-2828

Northern Illinois University is seeking Proposals from qualified Vendors to provide food and beverage at all NIU Athletic sponsored events, including, but not limited to, all athletic competitions, concerts, and special events.

This procurement is a concession under code 30 ILCS 500/53-10. We are using the RFP process methodology to obtain competitive responses.

Vendors please note: At the time of initial advertisement, there are two documents available to print/download for your RFP response.

For additional information, contact:
Theresa Maynard
Northern Illinois University
Office of Procurement Services
Lowden Hall, Room 107
DeKalb, IL 60115-2828
Phone: (815) 753-0243
FAX: (815) 753-6800
State Purchasing Officer - Lee Saulter
Submit seven copies of the response as defined in the specifications. The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof. There is no BEP goal for this procurement.

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
  • Addendum1AthleticsConcessions_tmm149675.doc (41 KB)
  • tmm149675.docx (5 MB)
  • W9_August2013.pdf (109 KB)