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Request For Proposal- Hospital Espresso Stand

February 6, 2019

Samaritan Healthcare Foundation
801 E. Wheeler Road
Moses Lake, WA 98837

 

Samaritan Healthcare Foundation is accepting proposals from Espresso/Made to Order beverage companies to provide beverage services to patients, customers, and employee of Samaritan Healthcare. We invite your business to submit a proposal by February 22, 2019.

Background/Introduction:

Samaritan Healthcare Foundation leases vendor space in the main lobby of Samaritan Hospital, for vendors specializing in coffee/espresso/made to order beverages. The successful vendor will operate in the space operate under a 2 year contract with the Samaritan Healthcare Foundation.

Goals and Scope of Service:

  • Operating vendor must be able to provide coffee/espresso/made to order beverage service at minimum 5 days per week (M-F) with optional weekend days.
  • Hours of operation are required at minimum 6 am to 2 pm during weekdays.
  • Vendor will be allowed to serve a small selection of food (muffins, cookies, etc.) but will not be allowed to serve fresh-cooked items such as sandwiches, soups, or salads.
  • Vendor must be able to provide a valid and current business license, and verify current insurance needed to operate at the Hospital location.
  • Vendor must record all beverage sales as sales of the Business, and will pay all Washington State sales tax and any other taxes on said sales.
  • Vendor may not sell alcoholic beverages.
  • Vendor must provide all equipment and supplies necessary to operate said Business at Samaritan Hospital location.
  • Must be able to accept credit card payments.
  • Vendor must assure that all Business employees are dressed in accordance with the Samaritan Healthcare Personal Appearance Policy.
  • Term of agreement will be two years. Thereafter, unless one of the parties provides written notice of termination at least 90 days prior to the end of the then effective term, this agreement shall automatically renew for successive one year terms pending mutually agreed upon rental rate for each subsequent year.

Required Elements of Proposal:

  • A brief background on business
    • including copies of business license, business insurance, and Grant County Health District permit
  • Proposed operational date
  • Monthly rent rate, amount vendor willing to pay _____
  • Overview of menu items that would be offered at this location. 

Timeline and Anticipated Selection Schedule:

  • Requests for proposals due to Samaritan Healthcare Foundation by February 22, 2019
  • Proposals can be submitted via:
  • Vendor selections made by March 1, 2019
  • Vendor contract signed and operation start date as soon as possible following March 1st vendor selection.

For questions about the proposal process, or to schedule a tour of the vendor space, please contact the Samaritan Healthcare Foundation.

Samaritan Healthcare Foundation
509-793-9645
Foundation@samaritanhealthcare.com