Winchester City Council invites applications from suitably experienced organisations who wish to be considered for selection to tender for the Framework Agreement for the supply of Catering Services at Winchester Guildhall.
The Framework agreement will be split into two Lots
Lot 1: Banqueting services for Events and
Lot 2: Hospitality for Daily Events
Lot 1, is for the provision of function/banqueting style events; typically this would include Weddings, Awards Dinners, and Receptions of sort. This could include sit-down's but also buffets, canapes etc. To note that provision for Lot One is for a food only service. The Guildhall will provide all cash bars, welcome/reception drinks, table wine/sparkling wine and soft drinks at the request of the client. Water for tables and functions as part of Lot 1's bookings will also be supplied by the Guildhall.
Following evaluation of tenders, two suppliers will be appointed to Lot One. Both suppliers will have the opportunity to quote for an event and the client will decide which supplier they would prefer to use.
Lot 2 is for the provision of a Daily Hospitality service to corporate/business style bookings. These predominately take place Monday-Friday. However, there are exceptions which could include hospitality for Mon-Fri evenings, and Sat/Sun daytimes.
Following evaluation of tenders, a single supplier will be appointed to this Lot.
The Framework will commence on 1st July 2020 and will be for a period of three years with the option to extend for a further one year.
Interested parties should register their interest in the project via the In-Tend website https://in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire, and complete and submit the tender return document together with any supporting information requested by 12.00 hrs on Wednesday 15th April 2020.