NYC Parks Request for Bid (RFB): Pushcart, Mobile Food Unit or Food Cart

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Parks and Recreation, Department of City
This information is designed to help bidders understand what is needed to obtain a permit from NYC Parks & Recreation to operate a mobile food unit (non-processing pushcart, processing food car, and mobile trucks) on New York City parkland. NYC Parks & Recreation issues a request for bids approximately twice a year for the operation of non-processing pushcarts, mobile food trucks, and / or processing food carts on NYC parkland. There are several hundred designated sites available for food vending in NYC parks. Individuals can also submit a request for a new location for a food vending unit. All menu items and maximum prices are pre-approved by Parks, but additional menu items can be submitted for consideration.

This information only encompasses parks-related aspects of the request for bid process for obtaining a Parks permit. Please be aware that the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) has a separate process by which businesses must apply for food handling licenses and mobile food unit permits.
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NYC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR)
Revenue Division
The Arsenal, 830 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10065
For further assistance, please call 311 and ask for: the Department of Parks and Recreation
Website: http://www.nyc.gov/parks

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