September 29, 2012 – Cove Lake State Park
Open 11 a.m. with Opening Ceremonies
Closing Ceremonies 6:45 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Food Vendor Application and Guidelines
Registration Deadline: August 29, 2012
Registration Fee: No refunds after Sept. 17, 2012
A. Commercial Vendor - $150
B. Home Caterer - $100
C. Non-Profit/Church - $50
Set Up / Take Down: Units must be set up by 10 a.m., Saturday, September 29, 2012
Units must be taken down immediately following last program event. No early takedowns.
Clean all trash and garbage from the site before vendor exits the park and placed in garbage dumpsters.
It is the vendor’s responsibility to provide any tents, tables and chairs needed. This is a pedestrian area only during program times 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. There will be designated parking areas for vendors. No vehicles may be parked by a concession area during program times. All vehicles off food court by 10:30 a.m.
Beverages: The Louie Bluie Festival Committee reserves the exclusive rights to sales of water, carbonated beverages, all bottled beverages and hot cider, coffee, and hot chocolate. This Committee revenue goes toward the Louie Bluie Festival event expenses. Vendors may provide tea, lemonade, and coffee beverages and frozen fruit drinks.
Space Assignment: Space assignments are made by the grounds / logistics committee.
A large tent approximately 30’ X 40’ will be erected in the Food Vendor Court Area. This tent will serve as an eating area for the food vendors. Food vendors will be assigned a concession space around the outside perimeters of the tent. Space sizes are marked and numbered.
Electrical Appliances/Hookup: There are no electrical hook-ups for food vendors. Please provide your own generators or other fuel sources. Please have a back-up plan in case of generator failure.
Ice On-Site: There will be ice on site for vendors.
Food Items: Food lists and prices will be pre-approved by the Food Vendor Committee. The committee will review the food lists and work with vendors to insure food variety. Food list adjustments may be mandatory to prevent duplication and improve profits for all vendors. Vendors may provide tea, lemonade, and coffee beverages and frozen fruit drinks.
Housekeeping: All vendors will be responsible for site clean up. Oil and other food wastes must be disposed of properly and by sanitation guidelines. There are dumpsters on site for garbage.
Waste/Recycling: Think Green. Only recyclable food and beverage containers may be used – no Styrofoam products, please. Recycling principles and collecting are implemented.
Liability: Louie Bluie Festival Committee, Cove Lake State Park, the City of Caryville, and sponsors will assume no responsibility for theft or damage of equipment or merchandise at any time during your participation in this event. You booth must be attended at all times. Vendors are responsible for compliance with all city and state ordinance/statutes, including proper license and permits.