Expression of Interest - Licence & Operation of Crofters Cottage Café

Published on 09 November 2023


Council is seeking Submissions from appropriately qualified and experienced Respondents for the Licence and Operation of Crofters Cottage Café – Centennial Parklands, Glen Innes in accordance with the requirements as detailed within the Specifications.

The premises has been leased as a restaurant/café and cultural centre. Council’s preference is for a food business or combined use such as coffee shop, restaurant and/or cafeteria however other uses would be considered on merit.

The internal floor space has seating capacity for approximately 30 people, whilst an outdoor area has the further capacity for 16 – 20 seats.  The café includes a fitted out commercial kitchen, however the licensee will need to provide furniture and any additional kitchen fit out.

The successful applicant is required to:

  • Meet Food Safety Standards
  • Maintain Public Liability Insurance
  • Comply with all Conditions and Specifications in accordance with the licence agreement
  • Demonstrate experience in developing, delivering and managing a similar venture of business
  • Demonstrate ability to provide a sustainable business model

Respondents are required to complete the EOI template that addresses the technical, commercial, and indicative pricing aspects.

Please note, Council reserves the right to enter into a licence agreement directly with a proponent if the submission reflects ‘best overall value’ to Council and the community. 

To view the Proposal and to submit an EOI, please click here. 

For more information, please click here.