ATTENTION: FOOD SERVICE MANAGEMENT COMPANIES, CONSULTING COMPANIES AND SCHOOL MEAL VENDORS
Food Service Management Companies (FSMC) who wish to contract for food services or any part of the child nutrition program with a School Food Authority(SFA)/Local Education Agency (LEA) in Arkansas are required to register with the Arkansas Department of Education Child Nutrition Unit (ADE CNU). To do business in the state of Arkansas during the 2019-2020 school year, a food service agency must have a registration form on file with ADE CNU. The registration form must be received by ADE CNU no later than 4:30 p.m. on October 1, 2018.
Only those companies who register by the October 1 deadline will be eligible to respond to the Request for Proposal (RFP) released by a SFA for procurement of a FSMC for the school year 2019-2020. Registrations received after the deadline will not be considered.
By October 9, 2018, all registered companies will be notified of the FSMC training scheduled for Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. This training is optional but recommended.
SFAs completing an RFP will be given a list of all registered FSMCs and contact information. It is imperative that ADE CNU has current contact information on each company. FSMCs should contact ADE CNU if any updates need to be made.
Complete the attached registration form and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org by 4:30 p.m. October 1, 2018.
FSMC Registration Form