The Port of Hood River is accepting Letters of Interest from qualified persons or businesses seeking to apply for a seasonal concession permit to operate a food vendor concession on Port property. The permit will be valid for five years from 2021-25 for a six month maximum each year beginning April 1 and ending October 1.
Up to two food concession loactions are available at the Event Site Dock located near the intersection of N. 1st St. and Portway Avenue. Commencing in 2021, fees will increase on an annual basis by the published Consumer Price Index (CPI) for Portland, OR.
Letters of Interest shall be no more than two pages and shall include the following:
- Business name, description and menu
- Business owner/manager name, qualifications, experience and summary of business history
- Description of food cart- Please include detail about size of structure/vehicle/cart including dimensions and utility connect needs- water, electric, gray water disposal
- Training plan and certifications required for staff
- Three references
Applicants must be able to obtain all applicable city, county and state permits required for food carts, and provide insurance to satisfy the Port.
Port Staff will review and preliminarily select two vendors, with final decision by Port Commission. All proposers will be emailed results.
Letters of Interest may be sent to Daryl Stafford, Waterfront Manager at the Port of Hood River, 1000 E. Port Marina Drive, Hood River, Oregon 97031 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, by 5 p.m. Thursday, September 17, 2020.