Updated Guidance: Contracting with Food Service Management

Last Published: 09/28/2017

This memo and attachments refer to updated guidance for State agencies and School food authorities (SFA) contracting with food service management companies (FSMC). The updated guidance for State agencies includes information on appropriate procurement methods, considerations when using prototype solicitations, the process of evaluating and scoring criteria for contract award, and monitoring responsibilities. The guidance also includes contract amendments to be avoided, unacceptable contract provisions, and how to address conflicting contract terms.

Document #: 
SP40 CACFP12 SFSP14-2016