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HFS Purchasing

Penn State Housing and Food Services Purchasing procures all food and related items for University Park Food Service Retail Dining and Residential Dining operations, Retail Dining Licensed and Branded operations, Catering, Convenience Stores, The Penn State Bakery, the Bryce Jordan Center, Cafe Laura, and eleven commonwealth campuses throughout the state that incorporate multiple venues and operation types.  Food and related materials are also procured for departments external to Food Services including, the Penn State Creamery, Hospitality Services, Conference Services, Intercollegiate Athletics, Campus Child Care Centers, Penn State Golf Courses, HRIM test kitchen and other departments throughout the University.

HFS Purchasing also ensures the safety of the product supply chain through the administration of HFS’s cold chain management program, ensuring vendor compliance with food safety standards as well as administering all product safety recalls for Housing and Food Services.



John Mondock, Director of Purchasing

Ellen Braucht, Assistant Manager/Inventory Control Manager

Anne Albert, Purchasing Agent

Amelia Anderson, Purchasing Agent

Jessica Champagne, Purchasing Assistant

Raphael Kinney, Purchasing Assistant

Shawn Bice, Purchasing Assistant


Hours of Operation: 6:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday

External: [email protected]

Bids: [email protected]

Phone: 814-865-6386

Fax: 814-863-4577