IMPORTANT NOTICE: REQUEST FOR BIDS BY THE ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW YORK DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION for National School Breakfast, Lunch, Special Milk, Fresh Fruit & Vegetable, and After-School Snack Programs

Sealed bids are requested by the Child Nutrition Program, Archdiocese of New York, Department of Education (“CNP”), for a contract beginning in school year 2023/2024, for services as a food vendor, including the furnishing and delivery of required foods and supplies for CNP’s National School Breakfast, Lunch, Special Milk, Fresh Fruit & Vegetable, and After School Snack Programs (collectively referred to as the “Programs”). A separate bid may be submitted for food service operations (pre-made meal preparation and delivery) of Universal Pre-K Schools on Staten Island.

All those interested in submitting bids may obtain Request for Bid packages, containing details and specifications of the Programs beginning Wednesday, May 17, 2023 at 12:00 p.m. EST by e-mailing a request to There will be a question-and-answer session open to all interested bidders to be held on Thursday, May 25, 2023 at 12:00 p.m. EST. Please contact to obtain the meeting invitation and link to the virtual Q & A session.

From May 17, 2023 to June 5, 2023 at 3:00 p.m. EST, all interested bidders are welcome to submit any questions electronically via the above e-mail address with addenda being distributed to all vendors. Bids in sealed envelopes must be submitted to HMB Consultants, LLC, at 3 Douglas Lane, Voorheesville, NY 12186 up to and including Friday, June 9, 2023 at 3:00 p.m. EST. All bids will be opened on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 in the CNP office of the Archdiocese of New York. The successful bidder(s) will be notified by telephone or e-mail after 12 p.m. EST on Friday, June 16, 2023, with regular mail confirmation to follow.