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Falls donut store wins jail meal bid | Community News

Look out Ronald McDonald. 

Frankie Hernandez has acquired your range. Basically the operator and operator of Frankie’s Donuts Inc. on Portage Highway experienced superior quantities than the local McDonald’s franchisee and will choose around the contract for meals for prisoners at the Niagara Falls town jail.

The Falls Metropolis Council voted unanimously Wednesday night time to award the contract to Frankie’s, which jobs a will need for up to 3,000 breakfasts, 9,000 lunches/suppers and just around 100 vegetarian and diabetic foods concerning May perhaps 16 and May perhaps 15, 2022.

The city’s purchasing section, which performed the bidding for the contract, indicated that a request for bids was despatched to 11 possible sellers. Only two bids have been acquired in response to the request.

Frankie’s bid was drastically significantly less than a bid from PSNF Inc. of East Amherst. The well known Portage Street donut store will provide breakfasts at a price of $1.25 in contrast to a value of $2.15 from PSNF.

The lunch/supper price from Frankie’s was $1.75 as opposed to $3.25 from PSNF.

“We have not (bid) for it in a long time,” claimed Terry Hernandez, Frankie’s spouse and company lover. “So we figured with the way matters are now, why not bid it all over again?”

Frankie mentioned he thinks his last jail agreement was in influence about a 10 years ago.  Asked if his food items was much better than the choices of the quickly foods big he defeat out, Hernandez claimed it was no contest.

“One hundred %. No. No. 3 hundred % greater,”Hernandez stated. “That’s frozen stuff from them. Our stuff is freshly built.”

Frankie also pointed out that his cafe is popular with the two present-day and retired metropolis cops.

“So (the meals) is excellent adequate for most people,” Hernandez stated with a hearty chortle.

Terry Hernandez mentioned the foods they’ll give provide one thing that just cannot be located with quickly meals chains.

“We place enjoy in it,” she explained. “We care. It is handmade and if we would not eat it, we wouldn’t serve it to you.”

Or supply it to the individuals passing by means of the Falls city jail.