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11/04/2022    S71

Ireland-Dublin: Provision of Canteen and Catering Services at Eurofound

2022/S 071-188069

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound)
Postal address: Wyattville Road, Loughlinstown
Town: Co Dublin
NUTS code: IE061 Dublin
Postal code: D18 KP65
Country: Ireland
Contact person: Sandra Brudenell-Bruce
E-mail: OSUTenders@eurofound.europa.eu
Telephone: +353 12043100
Fax: +353 12826456
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.eurofound.europa.eu
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.eurofound.europa.eu/about-eurofound/procurement/opportunities/open
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Social policy

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Provision of Canteen and Catering Services at Eurofound

Reference number: 211015/6132
II.1.2)Main CPV code
55500000 Canteen and catering services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The main purpose of this procedure was to contract a friendly, efficient provision and timely delivery of high-quality canteen and catering services at Eurofound as outlined in the tender specifications. The main purpose of the hospitality service is to provide balanced, healthy and tasty food to staff and its visitors.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 629 931.98 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
55510000 Canteen services
55520000 Catering services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IE0 Ireland
Main site or place of performance:

The tasks are to be performed at the Eurofound premises in Dublin (Ireland).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The contractor is expected to provide the following services to Eurofound:

— on-going staff service (both breakfast and lunch) in the canteen. Three levels of service are envisaged (options): minimum, medium, maximum;

— ad-hoc catering service for conferences, meetings and other events.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of food proposed / Weighting: 35
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed menu presentation / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed organisation of work and resources / Weighting: 35
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the tenderer environmental policies and actions / Weighting: 15
Price - Weighting: 50/50
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The contractor is expected to provide on-going staff services (breakfast and lunch) in the following ways:

— minimum level of service: one member of canteen staff catering for c. 20 % of Eurofound staff;

— medium level of service: two members of canteen staff catering for c. 40 % of Eurofound staff (option 1);

— maximum level of service: two members of canteen staff catering for c. 60 % of Eurofound staff (option 2).

Eurofound relies on the following assumptions:

— contract implementation will start at medium level of service (option 1);

— minimum level of service to be possibly in place over the 6 months;

— medium level of service to be possibly in place over the 24 months;

— maximum level of service to be possibly in place over the 18 months.

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

TUPE or the Transfer of Undertakings Directive of 1977, which became part of Irish law by the European Communities (Safeguarding of Employees' Rights on Transfer of Undertakings) Regulations, 1980, protects the rights of employees where the business in which they are employed is transferred to a new owner, and is applicable to this contract. See tender specifications for further details.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2022/S 028-070238
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 22-1400-01
Title:

Provision of Canteen and Catering Services at Eurofound

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
01/04/2022
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 1
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: The Q Cafe Company Limited
Town: Dublin
NUTS code: IE0 Ireland
Country: Ireland
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 629 931.98 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: cfi.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Within two months of notification of the outcome of the procedure (award decision), tenderers may launch an action for its annulment. Any request tenderers may make and any reply from Eurofound, or any complaint for maladministration, will have neither the purpose nor the effect of suspending the time-limit for launching an action for annulment nor open a new period for launching an action for annulment. The body responsible for hearing annulment procedures is indicated under Heading VI.4.1) of the contract notice.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
04/04/2022