Provision of food service to include meals for inmates and staff

by April 4, 2018


Wayne County Detention Center is requesting proposals for the provision of food service to include meals for inmates and staff seven days per week and program support services for an approximate population of 375 to 400 inmates, for a term of one (1) year, from July 1, 2018 through July 30, 2019.  In addition, the County reserves the option of extending the contract without bid on a year to year basis for additional one (1) year periods.

Wayne County foodservice operates in an on-site kitchen facility in their current jail, and an annex jail facility with a bed capacity of 221 beds. This contract would be for the provision of inmate foodservice to be provided at the current facility as well as the annex facility. The current facility is a self-operated foodservice kitchen with an inmate capacity of 200 beds.   The annex facility has a rated capacity of 221 beds.

A Pre-Proposal Meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 at the Wayne County Courthouse located at 224 East Walnut Street on the 4th Floor in the County Managers Conference room.  It is strongly recommended that all potential vendors attend this meeting.

Copies of the Request for Proposal (RFP) may be obtained by applying to the Office of the Wayne County Purchasing Manager, phone (919) 705-1714 during regular business hours.  They can also be obtained on our website at  Proposals must be received no later than 3:00 p.m. on April 18th, 2018 Proposals received after 3:00 p.m., April 18th, 2018 will not be considered.  Proposals can be mailed to Wayne County Court House Attn:  Finance P.O. Box 227, Goldsboro NC 27533 or delivered to 224-226 East Walnut Street, Goldsboro, NC  27534.  Envelopes must be sealed and clearly marked “RFP for Food Services.

Wayne County reserves the right to reject any and all proposals.

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