St James’ Catholic High School Catering Tender

St James’ Catholic High School Catering Tender

The kitchen is well equipped and suitable for an extensive fresh food service. However, the food delivery system is in need of investemnt.

United Kingdom-London: School meals

2015/S 094-170396

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

St James’ Catholic High School
Great Strand, Colindale, Brent
Contact point(s): Business Manager
For the attention of: Sean McGovern
NW9 5PE London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2083582812
E-mail: smcgovern@st-james.barnet.sch.uk

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA9341

Electronic access to information: www.mytenders.org

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.mytenders.org

Further information can be obtained from: RM&C Consultants Limited
Suite 3 Corner House Offices, High Street
For the attention of: Mike Pooleman
TN17 3HE Cranbrook
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1580715531
E-mail: mikeindoors@aol.com
Internet address: www.rmandcconsultants.co.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: RM&C Consultants Limited
Suite 3 Corner House Offices, High Street
For the attention of: Mike Pooleman
TN17 3HE Cranbrook
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1580715531
E-mail: mikeindoors@aol.com
Internet address: www.rmandcconsultants.co.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: RM&C Consultants Limited
Suite 3 Corner House Offices, High Street
For the attention of: Mike Pooleman
TN17 3HE Cranbrook
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1580715531
E-mail: mikeindoors@aol.com
Internet address: www.rmandcconsultants.co.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Education

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

St James’ Catholic High School Catering Tender.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 17: Hotel and restaurant services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: St James’ Ctholic High School NW9 5PE.

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Currently managed by Barnet Catering Services, St James’ Catholic High School is placing their Catering services to competitive tender and are inviting professional catering organisations to bid for the contract with the intention of awarding the contract following due process by 11.9.2015 for a start date of 1.1.2016.
The School is not bound to shortlist any Candidate that submits a completed PQQ and reserves the right to abandon processes at any time at no cost to the School.
The School reserves the right to reject or disqualify a Candidate at any stage of this procurement process where there is a change in identity, control, financial standing or other factor impacting on the selection and/or evaluation process affecting the Candidate.
10:55 till 11:15 – Morning Break:
Offering a range of hot and cold snacks and hand held food choices. Typical daily choices include; pizza, bacon bagels, bacon half baguettes, a selection of paninis, bought in sandwiches and filled baguettes, pasta pots, a selection of cakes, cookies and flapjacks and a variety of soft drinks. Fresh fruit salad tubs are also available at each counter.
Service is provided from three kitchen hatches (two offering the hot choices and one the chilled sandwiches etc.). The catering assistants pass students their food choice. There is currently no self-help option.
A posiflex cashless system is in use. Money is either loaded through the internet on parent pay otherwise cash is loaded through two money loaders which are positioned in the dining room.
13:20 till 13:55 Lunch Service:
Offering a choice of hot main courses and snacks including vegetarian options. There is a self-help salad and fruit bar. A selection of sandwiches and filled baguettes are also available plus a wide variety of cakes, cookies and flapjacks. A hot dessert of the day plus fresh fruit salad pots are also on offer.

The school is interested in possibly introducing a breakfast service (this would need to be in the external building if it was made suitable as a food outlet). They are also interested in the option of an all-day coffee shop service being introduced in the main dining room for 6th form students and staff and as mentioned above, they would appreciate the views of catering companies with regard to the possible external service.

The kitchen is well equipped and suitable for an extensive fresh food service.
However, the food delivery system is in need of investemnt.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site athttp://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=153830

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

15894210

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.1.2016. Completion 31.12.2019

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Please note companies who are unable to protect the pension rights of catering staff who are members of the LGPS should not apply to bid for this contract.
Bidding companies will need toprovide full details of three Secondary Schools similar to this contract and within a 30 mile radius of The School which will be contacted by RM&C to seek references.
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they are not bankrupt or the subject of an administration order, are not being wound-up, have not granted a trust deed, are not the subject of a petition presented for sequestration of their estate, have not had a receiver, manager or administrator appointed and are not otherwise apparently insolvent.
(2) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process.
(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession.
(4) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession.
(5) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register.
(6) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.
(7) All candidates will have to demonstrate that they are licensed, or a member of the relevant organisation, in the State where they are established, when the law of that State prohibits the provision of the services, described in this notice, by a person who is not so licensed or who is not a member of the relevant organisation.
(8) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the candidate is established.
(9) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the economic operator is established.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to provide a statement, covering the 3 previous financial years including the overall turnover of the candidate and the turnover in respect of the activities which are of a similar type to the subject matter of this notice.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 5
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

Catering RM&C SJCHS 2015/54
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

11.6.2015 – 13:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

6.7.2015

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

(MT Ref:153830).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

12.5.2015

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