Young V&A Catering Partner

Opening in Summer 2023, Young V&A (formerly the Museum of Childhood) is seeking an experienced entrepreneurial Catering Partner with strong experience of the family market.

Contract summary

 

Industry

  • Catering services for other enterprises or other institutions – 55523000

Location of contract

London

Value of contract

£0 to £10,000

Procurement reference

BIP734821286

Published date

14 November 2022

Closing date

5 December 2022

Closing time

10am

Contract start date

1 June 2023

Contract end date

31 May 2028

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

Yes

 

Description

Opening in Summer 2023, Young V&A (formerly the Museum of Childhood) is seeking an experienced entrepreneurial Catering Partner with strong experience of the family market that:

* Establishes Young V&A as a café destination for families
* Celebrates the rich diversity and food culture of Bethnal Green and surrounding East London
* Captures Young V&A’s vision as an institution which promotes creativity?and playful learning
* Reflects the economic landscape within which Young V&A and our audiences sit
* Endorses sustainable practices and tells design stories?about the offer

Following a £13 million capital project investment, and with visitor numbers forecast to be in the region of 550,000 per year, Young V&A is being reimagined as a powerhouse of creativity for the young from infants to early teens. It will be a place to imagine, play, create, debate and design for tomorrow, as a new national museum entirely dedicated to children. Designed with and for 0 to 14-year-olds, Young V&A’s central mission is to inspire young people with the creative ingenuity of art, performance and design, to empower educators to promote creativity, and to influence child-centered museum practice.

We are seeking an experienced entrepreneurial Catering Partner, under a multi-year concession agreement for this new and exciting café integrated in the very heart of the museum.

 

More information

 

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The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

 

How to apply

 

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

 

About the buyer

 

Contact name

David Osborne

Address

Cromwell Road
Kensington
SW7 2RL
UK

Telephone

+442079422229

Email

procurement@vam.ac.uk