RBGE is looking for a company to run a 2 year catering concession at Benmore Botanic Garden is located 6.5 miles from Dunoon in Argyll and Bute
The set up for the catering at the garden will be in the form of a RBGE owned fully equipped mobile catering unit which will be based at the Visitor Centre at the main car park at Benmore Botanic Garden, kitchen facilities in the main visitor centre building will be made available for use for food preparation and food storage, a small number of covers will also be available for the visitors to use in the main visitor centre to enjoy their takeaway catering.
Outdoor covered picnic benches will be located at the catering unit for garden visitors to use to enjoy their food and drink purchased.
The catering requirement for garden visitors is based on hot and cold drinks with speciality and artisan teas and coffee being one of the unique selling points, sandwiches, savoury snacks, hot items such soup along with takeaway salads, picnics and cakes. Where possible produce should be sources locally.
Also located in this area is ladies and gents toilets including accessible facilities for visitors.
Free car and coach parking is provided for garden visitors and there are facilities for disabled visitors; assistance dogs are welcome.
A Concession is where the supplier pays RBGE fixed sum and or a percentage of revenue to operate the catering operation at Benmore Botanic Garden.
Full details of the tender can be found here.