This policy will outline the requirements related to purchasing prepared food for College sponsored events from an approved provider.
Provide guidelines for employees that have responsibility for purchasing prepared food related to College sponsored events. Insurance and food sanitation compliance is mandatory for suppliers to obtain and maintain approved status.
Requirements to become an approved food provider:
1. Submit W-9 and answer Food Provider questions on Dartmouth's PaymentWorks vendor portal registration.
And Annually submit the following:
2. Certificate of Insurance (COI) naming the "Trustees of Dartmouth College" as additional insured as follows:
3. NH based caterers - State of NH Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Food Service License renewed annually: https://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dphs/fp/index.htm
4. Out-of-state caterer - A copy of up-to-date food service license OR a copy of up- to-date kitchen facilities from State Health inspection report.
All forms should be uploaded to Dartmouth's PaymentWorks vendor portal.
Questions can be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Standards approved food provider while serving product to customers on campus, to maintain approved status:
Standards for approved food providers while dropping product off to departments or organizations on campus to maintain approved status:
Proper storage and transportation equipment such as cold boxes/hot boxes with associated temp logs will be used at all times during transportation and delivery of food and beverages.
Standards for departments or organization picking up food or beverages from college approved food providers:
The department or organization is responsible that food & beverage products being transported back to campus or to off campus events is handled in such a way to minimize the chances for a food borne illness.
Dartmouth College reserves the right to audit the performance of any food provider at any event without announcement, to ensure that the required standards are being maintained. Approved Caterer status at Dartmouth College is a privilege which may be withdrawn at its sole discretion.
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There are no exceptions.
Food provider – is a business/individual who prepares, transports, delivers food to the College, and who may or may not also serve that food.
Prepared food – food processed by a provider, by cooking, cleaning, or the like, so as to be ready to be served with little or no further preparation.
Breach of this policy has the potential to put individuals at risk. Because of the serious health, safety, legal and financial ramifications of breach of this policy, violators may be subject to disciplinary steps.