for coffee and wine cafe.
The University has available space for construction and operation of a new coffee and wine cafe venue. The purpose of the new coffee and wine cafe space is to create a destination where students, scholars, faculty, administrators, and members of the universtiy community and surrounding neighborhoods will interact and foster a creative and intellectual atmosphere, while enjoying superior coffee, beverage, and dining choices.
A mandatory pre-proposal conference and site visit will be held at 1:00pm, August 21, 2003 at Chicago Circle Center, Room 618, 750 S. Halsted. Representatives of the University will be present to answer any questions regarding the services requsted or proposal procedures. Prospective Proposers must respond to Rachel Porrata, Contract Coordinator, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 312-996-2850 on or before August 20, 2003 with firm name, and number of attendees. A maximum of three representatives from each firm may attend. Proposals submitted by companies not in attendance at any mandatory conference may not be accepted. (Submitted by Thomas L. Gardner, State Purchasing Officer.)