Viadana, the announcement for the task of school catering has been published

The call for tenders for the drawing of the school catering service and the complexes in the Viadanese territory for the school years 2022/2023, 2023/2024 and 2024/2025 will be published from today on the institutional website of the municipality. The total amount based on the tender, including each extension, is 3 million 426 thousand 245 euros. The deadline for submitting applications is August 4, 2022 at 9 am.

The contract concerns the drawing of the individual request service of the school catering for schools in the field of all levels and levels in connection with the first cycle of education of the municipality of Viadana, which benefit: the students of the Crescere Municipal Crèche; the students of the State Children’s Schools; the students of the state primary schools; the students of the first grade State Secondary Schools; those enrolled in Summer Playschool and City Council Summer Centers, where activated; Educators / teachers and other staff working in the schools authorized by the commune.

The aim of the communal administration is to provide all pupils enrolled during school hours with an afternoon return a high quality school catering service, thus facilitating the access and presence of children and adolescents in the school system and at the same time correct Eating stories they promote. .

The programming of the service is underlined by at least four guidelines, which express the intentions of the administration, to improve the quality and satisfaction of the food provided to the end consumer, to guarantee maximum health and hygiene safety conditions, and to the service. Overall, in respect and reference to the CAM in the sector, a strong connotation of respect for the environment and social working conditions in the agricultural sector, from which the food supply arises and to favor the social work inclusion of disadvantaged people, compatible with the possibilities of service.

Regarding the perception of the taste of the food, it is clear how much the presence of kitchens in the school complexes can affect the final product served to children / students, as well as the reduction of the travel distance between production centers (kitchens ). ) and place of administration. All this with attention also to costs, calibration of production to the current needs with an overall reorganization of the service.

At the same time, maximum attention is paid to the improvement of the hygienic-sanitary procedures required in times of pandemic emergency, and to the adoption of all organizational measures to deliver the service in accordance with distances and traceability.

Also important is to pay attention to the environmental impact with the intention of prioritizing, in the supply of raw materials, food from organic farming and DOP, DOC, PGI, seasonal and short chain products. This is to contribute both to the quality of the food delivered to the end consumer and to the respect of the environment in the sense of a less intensive use of the territory. As a demonstration of this will, the municipal administration, on the basis of the provisions of Ministerial Decree no. 14771 of 18.12.2017 “Criteria and requirements of the organic school canteen”, wants to receive the requirement of the organic school canteen.

Lastly, there is the intention to promote projects that create employment opportunities for disadvantaged people, in order to promote their social inclusion.

“This is one of the most important competitions in terms of economic resources used and time devoted to implementing them,” said Mayor Nicola Cavatorta. In the meantime, with the arrangement and modernization of the kitchens, food will be produced on the spot as early as March. “The quality of the food is for our children. The company that is awarded the service must therefore guarantee the high quality standards that the local government strongly desires”.

“According to what the mayor also said,” explains education councilor Rossella Bacchi, “I think a lot of work has been done to train the members of the canteen committee and an important reorganization of the authority’s service. Both were necessary for the “Bringing food production to the commune, with an adequately trained control group of the service. The last act after the reorganization of the canteen service was to prepare the tender”.

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