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Preferred Supplier

Photograph of Vice President of Finance, Virginia GreggAmerica To Go (ATG) is the Institute's Preferred Master Agreement and Rensselaer's Marketplace enabled online food ordering supplier effective May 1, 2012 (some premises excluded*). America To Go is an online food ordering and expense management company. They offer a network of local restaurants and caterers for the following services: 1) Take out; 2) Delivery (food drop off only) to on-campus and off-campus locations; and 3) off-campus catering . ATG has created a customizable electronic marketplace for Rensselaer employees to connect with this broad network of local restaurants and caterers. Since 1999, organizations from the Fortune 500 to the Ivy League have benefited from ATG's product suite and 24/7 customer care.

Contract Information: The America To Go agreement is a five (5) year competitively bid contract awarded in collaboration with the Educational and Institutional Cooperative Service (E&I), a national purchasing cooperative that serves over 2,300 member colleges and universities across the country

America To Go and the E&I Program offer the following features and benefits:

  • Allow employees to order food from a network of local restaurants and caterers for same day service or in advance of the date needed.
  • Provide employee efficiency, streamline reconciliation and controls costs.
  • Drive transparency through online order tracking and reporting.
  • Reduce staff burden through efficient, electronic and fax orders.
  • Customer Care is provided by ATG 24/7 with a trained Customer Care team that is on-call to help guide communication with clients and identify and eliminate order problems proactively.

Contract Term : 5/1/2012-4/30/2017

Contract Offerings : ATG is an online food ordering and expense management company that creates a customizable electronic marketplace with many local restaurants and caterers. Their system allows employees to order food for take-out, delivery or for off-campus catering events with streamlined order tracking, customizable expense policy enforcement and efficient reconciliation functionality which saves times and money.

Employee/Customer Perks : Each is confirmed either electronically by the vendor (restaurant/caterer) or verbally by ATG's Customer Care Team. Catering orders can be reconfirmed 24 hours in advance.

Payment/Invoicing : ATG offers a turn-key payment policy. The restaurants and caterers are paid directly by ATG and ATG will electronically invoice Rensselaer on each purchase order.

Service : ATG has a 24/7 trained Customer Care team that is on-call to help guide communication with Rensselaer employees and identify and eliminate order problems.

Ordering Information : Orders can be placed through the America To Go punch out site found in the Rensselaer Marketplace. Once on the ATG site, you can choose from a variety of vendors (restaurants/off-campus caterers) and place your order. The requisition is brought back into OSCAR for normal workflow and, once approved and assigned a PO number, the order is then sent to ATG and to the food vendor. Once your order is confirmed with the vendor, you will receive an automated confirmation e-mail from America To Go. As payment will be made to America To Go, departments should use America To Go as the supplier and not the individual caterer or restaurant.

Restaurants/Caterers: Menus are available from the following local restaurants and caterers:

Take-out

  • Bootleggers on Broadway
  • Big Apple Pizza
  • DeFazio's
  • DP Dough
  • I love Pizza of Troy
  • Lee Lin
  • LoPorto Restaurant
  • Manory's Restaurant
  • Moscatielo's Restaurant
  • Notty Pine
  • Papa John's
  • Patricelli's
  • Pizza DaVinci
  • Selena's Café Catering
  • Shalimar
  • Villa Valenti Pub & Restaurant
  • B-Rads Bistro
  • Nicole's
  • Sushi King
  • Sweet Sues
  • The Epicurean Bistro

Catering

  • B-Rads Bistro Catering
  • Bootlegger's on Broadway Catering
  • De Fazzio's Pizza Catering
  • I Love Pizza of Troy Catering
  • Moscatiello's catering
  • Nicole's Special Events & Catering
  • Patricelli's Deli Catering
  • Selena's Café Catering
  • Sweet Sues Catering
  • The Epicurean Bistro catering
  • The Old Daley Inn Catering Co.
  • Villa Valenti Catering

Soon to Come:

  • Gianna's Pizza, Subs, and More
  • Spill 'N the Beans

For customized orders, please contact America To Go Customer Care Center 24/7 at 866-ATG-TOGO (866-284-8646) for catering/food information, pricing and quotes prior to entering in a requisition into OSCAR.

Frequently Asked Questions : Please read the America To Go FAQ's document that addresses additional questions or concerns you may have regarding this agreement.

Supplier ID Number : 223662547

Questions regarding specific catering/restaurant needs, pricing or ordering information can be directed to the America to Customer Care Center above.

America To Go Contact Information

Account Manager:

Vivian Bordon (212) 398-3500

vivian.bordon@americatogo.com

Alternate Account Manager:

Audrey Emmer (617) 314-6618

audrey.emmer@americatogo.com

Please Note : Sodexo is Rensselaer's Preferred Caterer for all on-campus events . By contract, Sodexo's preferred status means Sodexo has the right of first refusal on all on-campus catering opportunities. Catering is defined by providing food services (such as food set-up, serving, and/or removal of food serving equipment).

*The following campus sites are exclusive Sodexo premises for all food events, and should be contacted first for all food events:

  • The Commons Dining Hall
  • Russell Sage Dining Hall
  • Burdett Avenue Residence Hall (BARH)
  • The Beanery Café @ Sage
  • Jazzman's Café @ Darrin Hall
  • The Library Café
  • Lally Galley @ Pittsburgh Building
  • Rensselaer Union
  • Houston Field House
  • Blitman Residence Commons
  • Moe's Southwest Grill
  • Evelyn's Café @ EMPAC

 

The only exception for Sodexo for on-campus catering are “signature events” (i.e. Presidential Events, Commencement, etc.).

 

Rensselaer Contact Information

Strategic Sourcing Manager

Nicole Runyon (518) 276-6104