Public Notice 

Update: Neighborly Care Network (NCN) conducted a Public Bid Proposal on 11.24.2021. It was led by Anita Frankhauser. The attendees included GA Foods and NCN Staff. Meeting opened at 4:00 PM EST and adjourned at 4:06 PM EST. 

Metz Culinary proposal included 3 Binders with Proposal, 2 Frozen Meal packs, and 3 Meal Containers

GA Foods proposal included 3 Binders with Proposal, 1 Shelf Stable Box, Sample Menus and Nutrient Analysis

Rebuilt Meals proposal included 3 Copies of Proposal,1 Frozen Meal pack and 3 Meal Containers

November 2nd: Notice is hereby given that Neighborly Care Network will release Request for Proposal documents on November 3, 2021, via our website, seeking Caterers to deliver hot, cold, and frozen meals for home-delivered meal and congregate dining clients located in Pinellas County for January 1, 2022 – December 31, 2022. It is anticipated that this contract will begin on January 1, 2022. 

Proposals may be written for congregate Dining, home delivery, or both. Neighborly Care Network may award more than one Caterer contract for congregate Dining and hot and frozen/cold meal delivery to clients in portions of Pinellas County. Proposals are due to the Neighborly Care Network administrative office no later than 3:30 pm, November 24, 2021. 

Neighborly Care Network expects the bidding group to be a mix of businesses and organizations that have experience preparing and delivering high-quality, nutritious meals for eligible recipients and will provide quality service for the entire contract period. Proposals should demonstrate a combination of qualification and experience, quality products, quality services, creativity, innovation and responsiveness to changing demographics/preferences and emergencies, and reasonable costs.  

Request for Proposal

DOEA Handbook-Menu Review Purchasing Preparation

2021 BID Questions