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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago

Request for Proposal: Hospital Dining Services

Award Info Published Monday November 23, 2020

Aramark Healthcare Support Services, LLC.Philadelphia, PA

  • Amount: An estimated $33,773,630
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 1/1/2021 through 12/30/2026
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $34,786,344
  • Cristina Foods, Inc. (subcontractor)
    BEP [9.47% / $5,006,063.75]

Unsuccessful respondents (0)



1 total

1 successful respondent

0 unsuccessful respondents

0 BEP vendors
0 VBP vendors
0 Small businesses

Buyer for this procurement: Edwin Mattox, (312) 996-2054

Chief procurement officer for this procurement: John Donato

State purchasing officer for this procurement: Lee Saulter

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 Monday November 18, 2019
Addendum 1- includes a due date change, the sign-in sheet from the mandatory preproposal conference along with vendor questions and answers provided.
First published Friday, October 18, 2019
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Friday December 13, 2019:
At the following address:
Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 South Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612-7203
The University is seeking proposals from highly qualified firms to provide comprehensive hospital dining services, management and operations program for the benefit of its patients, staff, faculty, students and guests.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Edwin Mattox
University of Illinois Chicago
Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 South Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612-7203
Phone: (312) 996-2054
FAX: (312) 996-2055
Chief Procurement Officer - Ben Bagby
State Purchasing Officer - Lee Saulter
Submit 11 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.
Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents.
This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval.
Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable.
There is a 25 percent BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.

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
  • Addendum1-EWM141-HospitalDiningServices.pdf (936 KB)
  • EWM141-appendixIIIListofemployeeswithwagerates.pdf (549 KB)
  • EWM141-appendixIIUnioncontract.pdf (1 MB)
  • EWM141-AppendixISummaryofresponsibilities.pdf (672 KB)
  • EWM141-appendixIVPatientDaysbytype.pdf (537 KB)
  • EWM141-appendixIXlistofkitchenequip.pdf (564 KB)
  • EWM141-appendixVIIEthnicityBreakdown.pdf (485 KB)
  • EWM141-appendixVIIIcafemenuwithprices.pdf (980 KB)
  • EWM141-appendixVIPatientMenu.pdf (706 KB)
  • EWM141-appendixVPressGaneyscores.pdf (968 KB)
  • EWM141-appendixXIFoodspecifications.pdf (607 KB)
  • EWM141-appendixXIIHospitalFoodCafeteriaServicesFinancials.pdf (545 KB)
  • EWM141-appendixXIIICADDrawingCurrent.pdf (575 KB)
  • EWM141-appendixXIVbalancedscorecard.pdf (754 KB)
  • EWM141-appendixXorgchart.pdf (519 KB)
  • EWM141-appendixXVProforma.pdf (675 KB)
  • RFPEWM141HospitalDiningServices.pdf (3 MB)
Other Public Documents
  • EWM141Aramark_ApprovedBEPPlan.pdf (1023 KB)