Request for Proposals: Food Service Caterer

Richland First Steps is accepting proposals for a caterer to provide meals to children in its Early Head Start classrooms.

The Early Head Start (EHS) Program is a federally funded community-based program for low-income families with infants, toddlers and pregnant women. This program enhances children’s physical, social, emotional and intellectual development; assists pregnant woman to access comprehensive prenatal and postpartum care; supports parents’ efforts to fulfill their parental roles; and helps parents move toward self-sufficiency.

Proposals are being solicited by Richland County First Steps for a food service caterer with expertise in all phases of the work associated with preparation and delivery of meals using the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) to include approved USDA menus for a child care centers.

In order to be considered, proposals must be received by 4 pm on Monday, April 12, 2021. Proposals may be e-mailed, mailed, or hand delivered to 1800 St. Julian Place, Suite 406, Columbia, SC 29204.   Faxed proposals will not be accepted.


Click here to download a copy of the RFP

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