Invitation to Bid

Bid Timeline


  • July 9, 2021 - bid available to public


  • July 16, 2021 - bid questions due


  • July 19, 2021 - bid questions answered by publishing Addendum 1, if applicable


  • July 23, 2021 - bid submissions due by 4:00PM EST


  • July 23, 2021 - bid submissions publicly opened at 5:00PM EST


  • July 26, 2021- Cornerstone of Jacksonville review of bids


  • July 26, 2021 - Cornerstone recommendation to FDACS and FDACS review 


  • July 28, 2021 - Contract Award


  • August 9, 2021 - Awarded Vendor begins service

Vended Meals Bid Request


Food Service Management Company

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