RFx of the Day:
City of Houston

Does your company specialize in direct meal preparation, providing institutional food service, and meal delivery?

Solicitation No. T29414:
Congregate and Home Delivered Meals in the Harris County and in the 12 Surrounding Counties for Older Adults for HHD

This RFP from the City of Houston, Texas is seeking experienced Food Service Providers and Contractors to aid the Houston Health Department (HHD), the Harris County Agency on Aging (HCAA), and the Houston-Galveston Area Agency on Aging (HGAAA) in delivering meals to older adults.

Companies may bid on one or more of the following services:

  • Congregate meals

  • Home-delivered meals

  • Frozen meals

  • Shelf stable emergency meals

  • Holiday meals (Thanksgiving Day)

  • Chilled meals

  • Demand response meals

All meals must be standard American menus with the opportunity for culturally-diverse menu inclusion.

“USDA Requirement: All meals must comply with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), State of Texas Department of Health, Retail Food Regulations, and Health and Human Services Commission pursuant to the Nutrition Services wiles in chapter 40, section 85 of the TAC requirements.”

Important dates to consider:

  • Pre-proposal conference – September 23, 2020

  • Questions due – September 30, 2020

  • Proposals due – October 22, 2020

  • Notification of intent to award (estimate) – November 13, 2020

  • Contract start date (estimate) – December 18, 2020

 For the RFP, pricing schedules, and a sample contract, see here: https://purchasing.houstontx.gov/Bid_Display.aspx?id=T29414

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