Request for Snack Bar/Cafeteria Operators in Corona Park, Queens

The parks department has put out a request for proposals for the operation of a snack bar/cafeteria at Parks’ Olmsted Center, and a kiosk at David Dinkins’ Circle, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens. See below for the full RFP:

In accordance with Section 1-13 of the Concession Rules of the City of New York, the Department of Parks and Recreation (“Parks”) is issuing, as of the date of this notice, a RFP for the operation and maintenance of a Snack Bar/Cafeteria at Parks’ Olmsted Center and a Food Kiosk located at David Dinkins’ Circle, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens.

All proposals submitted in response to this RFP must be submitted by no later than Friday, May 6, 2016 at 3:00 Parks’ Revenue Division.  There will be a recommended on-site proposer meeting and site tour Friday, April 15, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.  We will meet at the proposed concession site at Olmsted Center which is located at 117-02 Roosevelt Avenue, Flushing, New York 11368. If you are considering responding to this RFP, please make every effort to attend this meeting and site tour.  To obtain directions to the proposed concession site, please call (718) 760-6600.

Hard copies of the RFP can be obtained, at no cost, commencing Monday, April 4, 2016 through Friday, May 6, 2016, during the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., excluding weekends and holidays, at the Revenue division of the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, which is located at The Arsenal, 830 Fifth Avenue, Room 407, New York, NY  10065.

The RFP is also available for download commencing Monday, April 4, 2016 through Friday, May 6, 2016 on Parks’ website. To download the RFP, visit, click on the link for “Concessions Opportunities at Parks” and, after logging in, click on the “download” link that appears adjacent to the RFP’s description.

For more information, contact Revenue Project Manager Glenn Kaalund at (212) 360-1397.  You can also email him at   Thank you.


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