Bid Title: Concession Operations Proposal
Category: Miscellaneous
Status: Closed


Proposals are now being accepted for individual(s) interested in obtaining the concession agreement for Kent Stein Park and/or the Muscatine Soccer Complex and/or the Muscatine Aquatic Center.

Proposals must be received in the Finance Department office by 2:00 pm on Thursday, January 21, 2021.

Individual(s) submitting proposals should be aware of the following:

Proposals are for Kent Stein Park and/or the Muscatine Soccer Complex and/or the Muscatine Aquatic Center.

The successful proposer could be awarded up to a five (5) year contract with the understanding as per item #9 of the concession agreement that the City reserves the right to terminate this agreement if the terms and conditions of the concession agreement are not performed.

Exclusive concession sales rights in Kent Stein Park, the Muscatine Soccer Complex and the Muscatine Aquatic Center except as provided for in the agreement.

Must obtain all necessary licenses and permits.

May need to provide some concession equipment.

A minimum of $1,000,000 general liability and $2,000,000 aggregate insurance is required.

The financial arrangements will be based on gross sales net the sales tax or a flat fee paid to the City.

May need to provide an additional concession trailer and beverage/snack carts as needed.

Must demonstrate a business plan that efficiently and effectively serves the public with minimal service lines.

Must have experience in concession operations or food service.

May need to provide a food service grill at major facility events to include but not limited to: varsity soccer, varsity softball, and tournaments recognized on the City of Muscatine special event schedule.

Expected to provide acceptable credit references.

For a proposal form and additional information contact: Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department, 215 Sycamore, Muscatine, IA 52761 at (563)263-0241.

2021 Kent Stein Park and/or the Muscatine Soccer Complex and/or
the Muscatine Aquatic Center
Concession Proposal Form

Name Address
________________________ _______________________________


Telephone _______________________________
_________________________ (h)

_________________________ (b)

Proposer Qualifications

A. Concession or food service experience: _____________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

B. Concession equipment that you will or could provide: _________________________

C. Can you obtain a minimum of $1,000,000 general liability and $2,000,000 aggregate insurance with the City named as additional insured: ____ Yes ___No

D. Can you provide the following specialty equipment:
1. Concession trailer or unit? ____ Yes ____ No
2. Beverage/snack carts? ____ Yes ____ No
3. A grill? ____ Yes ____ No
4. Do you understand that grills, carts and trailers may be needed?
____ Yes ____ No

E. Are you interested in one, two or all three locations, please specify. _____________________________________________________________________

F. What percentage (%) of your gross sales net the sales tax or a flat dollar amount would you pay to the City:

Kent Stein Park_______ Soccer Complex_______ Aquatic Center_______

G. Have you reviewed the past contract: ______Yes _____No
(Please contact the Parks and Recreation Department to go over the contract.)

Are there any provisions that you feel you cannot comply with or that you have questions on?_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

H. Please list sample menu items, services, proposed prices, etc. (attach additional page as needed): ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

I. Can you provide additional staff for large or multiple events and tournaments? Please explain your business plan that will efficiently and effectively serve the public with minimal service lines.

J. Please list all partners and/or sub-contractors completely by name, business name, phone number and address. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

K. What term or length of contract are you interested in? _________________________

L. Please provide three (3) business references that the City of Muscatine may contact:

Publication Date/Time:
12/21/2020 12:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
1/21/2021 2:00 PM

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