Food Service Contract
PandaTip: This contract is for a situation where a provider is offering staffing services for a property owner’s existing food service facility, such as in a live-in facility or at a concession stand.
This food service contract is by and between [Sender.Company], the Provider, and [Client.Company], the Client. The contract is entered into as of [Contract.CreatedDate] and shall remain in effect until [Contract.ExpirationDate] unless cancelled pursuant to the terms listed below.
WHEREAS the Client wishes to engage the Provider as a food service vendor at [Facility.Name], the Facility, and the Provider is willing to provide such services, both parties agree to the terms described herein:
Scope of Services
PandaTip: This section of the template describes the specific services you’ll be providing, followed by what the Client will provide.
The Provider shall provide staffing for the Client’s food service area at the Facility. Staffing shall include all front and back end positions, including cashiers, chefs, and associated support roles but excluding facility roles such as janitors or maintenance positions.
The Provider shall be fully responsible for ordering and maintaining necessary food service supplies, preparing & selling food to customers, and performing basic sanitation such as sweeping, mopping, and dishwashing.
The Client shall be responsible for providing all necessary facilities and equipment, for major housekeeping such as waxing floors, disinfecting, cleaning vent hoods, and cleaning grease traps, as well as for providing or performing any necessary facility or equipment maintenance.
PandaTip: This section of the contract template details the fees that you’ll charge the client. Use the pricing table to list each staff member’s hourly rate.
The Provider shall invoice the Client on a monthly basis. Each invoice shall include line items for personnel and for any supplies or ingredients which were ordered during the preceding month. The Provider agrees to invoice the Client for any ingredients or supplies ordered at cost, without markup or additional fees. Personnel shall be billable at their assigned hourly rates, with overtime pay billed in accordance with standard labor laws.
Right to Terminate
PandaTip: This template describes specific situations in which either party may cancel this food service contract with cause.
The Provider shall have the right to terminate this food service contract by providing written notice to the Client for the following reasons:
- Failure to pay by Client
- Inadequate Facilities
- Client or Provider Bankruptcy
The Client shall have the right to cancel this food service contract by providing written notice to the Provider for the following reasons:
- Inadequate Staffing
- Health Code Violations
- Failure to properly use and maintain facilities in accordance with the listed scope of services
- Failure to provide adequate food services to customers
This food service contract must be renewed prior to it’s expiration date in order to ensure the Provider continues to provide food services and staffing at the Facility. Failure to renew the contract prior to expiration may lead to a lapse in services.
The Client shall have the right to periodically inspect the Facility to ensure that the Client is adhering to the terms of this food service contract and particularly to applicable food service regulations and public safety regulations.
The Provider shall be classified as an independent contractor. Neither the Provider nor their employees may be classified as employees of the Client.
The Client shall not be permitted to solicit the Client’s employees as potential employees of the Client for any reason whatsoever.
The Provider shall be solely responsible for procuring and maintaining all licenses, permits, and authorizations required of a food service provider by law.
PandaTip: The template is written to protect both parties against unnecessary liability.
Both the Client and Provider agree to indemnify and hold one another harmless against any and all claims of loss or damage, save in cases of gross negligence or willful misconduct.
This food service contract shall be governed by the laws of [Sender.City], [Sender.State].
PandaTip: This contract template can be esigned, then dowloaded as a PDF.
By affixing their electronic signatures below, both parties hereby enter into and swear to abide by and uphold the terms of this food service contract.