Specifications include, but are not limited to:
Yakima Valley College is searching for a company that has the capacity to provide the members of the Grandview campus community and their guests with the highest quality, cost effective, and responsive dining and Espresso services possible. This expectation is harmonious with the high expectations and quality educational community experienced at the college. Yakima Valley College has demonstrated a willingness to participate in innovative, cutting edge dining and Espresso programs. Continuing a tradition of partnership and continual improvement in providing quality dining and/or Espresso services at the lowest reasonable cost is the College’s primary objective. Proposals that embody these values and reflect our goal of high quality in all elements will receive serious consideration and review.
It is essential that all dining and Espresso services at Yakima Valley College - Grandview be managed with awareness of the college’s commitment to excellence and sensitivity to the needs of students, faculty and staff. Dining and Espresso services must be provided in a manner that will enhance academic and student life programs. Our primary objective is first and foremost to provide quality food and Espresso services at the lowest reasonable cost.
Central to the purpose of the dining and Espresso services is the creation and operation of venues that strengthen Yakima Valley College’s learning community. This is accomplished via comfortable gathering places and high quality services that encourage and support the ongoing interaction of the campus community and guests. The College’s current facilities on the Grandview campus include a commercial kitchen location in the Activity center. Vending machines are currently on a separate contract. Customers include students, faculty, staff and guests.