Closing Date

April 17, 2023 at 3:00 PM (local time)

Revised May 25, 2023


Sunny Kaila
Manager, Procurement Services 
Finance Department
Tel:  (604) 590-7274




The City of Surrey (the “City”) is seeking experienced and innovative coffee shop service providers to act as tenant(s) and vendor(s) (collectively the “Licensee”) to manage and operate the proposed coffee and food service shop(s) (the “Café”) at the following Parks, Recreation & Culture locations:
• Clayton Community Centre, located at 7155 – 187A Street, Surrey; and/or
• South Surrey Recreation & Arts Center, located at 14601 20th Ave, Surrey.

The Licensee(s) will be responsible for managing the daily services of the Cafe at one or both of the two (2) locations.


A site visit will be hosted by the City Representative for Proponents to examine the Premises under this RFP (the “Site Visit”) prior to submitting a Proposal. There will be no information meeting to be held. The Proponents should fully acquaint themselves with all existing conditions reasonably inferable from examination of the Premises and its surroundings and the RFP and to make allowance for such conditions in the Proposal. By submitting a Proposal, a Proposal represents that it has examined the Premises fully as to all conditions, contingencies, risks and circumstances, local or otherwise, which might influence or affect the performance of the Services.

While attendance is at the discretion of Proponents, Proponents who do not attend will be deemed to have attended the Site Visit and to have received all of the information given at the Site Visit.

At the time of issuance of this RFP, Site Visits have been scheduled as follows:

Date: March 29, 2023
Time: from 10:00 a.m.

(1) Clayton Community Centre, located at 7155 – 187A Street, Surrey (10:00-11:00am)
(2) South Surrey Recreation & Arts Center, located at 14601 20th Ave, Surrey (11:00am-12:00pm)

Proponents interested to participate in this RFP may attend the Site Visit at the date and time specified above.


If the City determines that an amendment is required to this RFP, the City Representative will issue a written addendum by posting it on the BC Bid Website at (the “BC Bid Website”) and the City Website at (the “City Website”) that will form part of this RFP. No amendment of any kind to the RFP is effective unless it is posted in a formal written addendum on the City Website. Upon submitting a Proposal, Proponents will be deemed to have received notice of all addenda that are posted on the City Website.

All inquiries related to this RFP should be directed in writing to