The Joint Culinary Center of Excellence (JCCoE) is hosting an industry day to address a potential test/pilot program to implement kiosk convenience and grab and go food products throughout the Army Food Service Program (AFSP). This RFI offers the opportunity for interested businesses to attend and illustrate food product solutions that have the potential to improve the current AFSP.
The main goal of the industry day is to identify potential micro market packaged food requirements that specialize in convenience foods to support kiosk feeding operations. Food products for the Army Food Program Kiosk operations are required for a variety of Individual meals and meal components that support Grab-N-Go service. The Product variety covers Breakfast, Lunch and dinner type meals and include, but are not limited to, assorted main line entrees plates (Meat, Starch & Vegetables), Frozen regular and Vegetarian Meals, Salad entrees, Fresh Fruits, Individual Fruits & Vegetables, Healthy Sandwiches, Submarines & Wraps, Burgers, Pizza, Burritos, Snacks, Beverages and Condiments. All of these meals and meal components should me applicable to the Department of Defense (DOD) Nutrition Standards and meet individual serving size.
Interested parties should provide information and attend the JCCoE industry day held on 23 May 2018 from 1000hrs until 1300hrs at the Quartermaster Museum Multi-purpose room to provide information concerning their products. Responses to this RFI containing proprietary or classified information should be clearly marked as proprietary. Your questions SHALL NOT contain proprietary or classified information.
Requirements Summary: JCCoE is considering implementation of a modernization plan that will enhance the current food service program for all installations. The industry day is to assist the JCCoE in the development of a program that will enhance the quality of life for assigned service members at Army installations. It is expected that the modernized AFSP will meet the following objectives. (This list is not in order of importance)
• provide appetizing, appealing and nutritionally quick grab and go convenience foods alternatives to the Army Dinning Facility
THIS IS A REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI) ONLY. This industry day is solely conducted for information and planning purposes; it does not constitute a Request for Proposal. This RFI does not commit the Government to contract for any supply or service. Further, JCCoE is not seeking proposals through this RFI and will not accept unsolicited proposals. Responders are advised that the U.S. Government will not pay for any information or administrative costs incurred in response to this RFI. Not responding to this RFI does not preclude participation in any future procurement, if conducted. It is the responsibility of the potential offerors to monitor this site for additional information pertaining to this requirement. Please note that JCCoE will not respond to questions about the policy issues raised in this RFI. JCCoE may or may not choose to contact individual responders. Such communications would only serve to clarify written responses further. The information provided in the RFI is subject to change and is not binding on the Government. This RFI should not be construed as a commitment or authorization to incur cost for which reimbursement would be required or sought. All submissions become Government property and will not be returned.
No calls will be accepted. All responses to this industry day shall be submitted in writing electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org ; Stephen.email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org & no later than (NLT) 10:00 AM, 21 May 2018.
1830 Quartermaster Road, Bldg 7124
Fort Lee, Virginia 23801-1606
Multi- Function Room
2220 Adams Avenue
Fort Lee Virginia 23801
Fort Lee, Virginia 23801
Marilyn D. Johnson,
Marilyn D. Johnson,