Frankford Tourist Park canteen operator

Apply for and learn more about the opportunity to operate the Frankford Tourist Park canteen

The City of Quinte West is accepting applications from local businesses, entrepreneurs and community groups interested in operating the Frankford Tourist Park canteen for the 2024 season. 

About Frankford Tourist Park

Frankford Tourist Park is situated on a stretch of parkland along the Trent River in downtown Frankford. The park has a sandy beach area and playground, a skatepark, a covered picnic pavilion, and seasonal overnight camping facilities. It is also home to several special events and activities throughout the year. 

Frankford Tourist Park is open seven days a week from the Victoria Day weekend in May until the end of Thanksgiving weekend. 

About the canteen operator opportunity

The canteen operator is responsible for operating, staffing and maintaining the Frankford Tourist Park canteen. The operator will prepare and/or serve food items from a pre-approved menu. The standard canteen operating hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., seven days a week, weather permitting. In addition to on-site seasonal camp sites, the City will book the park for picnics, special events and concerts throughout the season. The canteen will operate as the main contracted food outlet, but the City may permit other vendors to operate in the park during the above-mentioned activities. 

This is a great opportunity for a food/beverage business or a community group that wants to contribute to the community and serve the many residents and tourists that visit Frankford Tourist Park.

Canteen operator responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Operate the canteen 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, seven days a week, weather permitting, from the Victoria Day weekend in May until Thanksgiving, unless otherwise determined upon mutual agreement with the City
  • Provide the City with a complete list of menu items and/or products to be sold
  • Operate in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Health Protection and Promotion Act, the City’s Health and Safety Policy, Public Health and any other relevant regulations
  • Maintain the canteen and the surrounding area in a clean and sanitary condition

City responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Provide the following equipment for use in the canteen: 
    • One full size fridge 
    • One fridge with freezer
    • One beverage cooler (fridge)
    • One chest freezer
    • One hot dog roller
  • Provide hydro and water for the requirements of the canteen and washrooms
  • Pay utility costs for the site 
  • Supply all cleaning agents and garbage cans for canteen and washroom maintenance 
  • Garbage collection and disposal

If you are interested in or would like to learn more about this opportunity, please complete the form below. The City will answer inquiries and review expressions of interest as they are submitted until a qualified operator is selected.

Please complete the form below to express your interest or to learn more about this opportunity. 

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