CONTACTS

Event Logistics Manager
David Jones
david@davidjonesassociates.ca
(902) 483-8515

Menu Info and Accounting
Yuko Henden
yuko@curatedmagazine.ca

Public Health Inspector
Breagh Moss
Breath.Moss@novascotia.ca
(902) 717-5552

Owner
Alexander Henden
alex@curatedmagazine.ca
(902) 478-7025

IMPORTANT

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BASIC EVENT INFO

Event name: Delish – An Epicurean Soirée
Date: Thursday, April 18, 2019 (the day before Easter long weekend)
Time: 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. (doors unofficially open early at 6:30 p.m.)
Location: Halifax Marriott Harbourfront
Address: 1919 Upper Water Street, Halifax

EVENT LOGISTICS

David Jones is our Event Logistics Manager. He will be in touch regarding load-ins and set-up.

1. PARKING

A parking pass will be given to each vendor by David Jones at load-in. Additional parking is available at your expense. If you require it, please consider using the parking at the Casino (way cheaper).

2. LOADING IN

The loading dock is most easily reached by following Upper Water Street in front of the Casino to its southern end and the loading dock will be on your left.

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Load-in time is between 2:00 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. Each vendor will be allocated 15 minutes at the loading dock and will be provided with an escort. Hotel dollies are available for use, however, bringing your own collapsible dolly could prove useful. 

David Jones (david@davidjonesassociates.ca) will set up and confirm your load-in schedule. 

3. EVENT SUPPLIES

David Jones will be in contact you regarding the following:

  • Your electrical power needs
  • How much ice you need
  • Access to hotel refrigeration services

4. BRINGING A TENT

Tents are not permitted at this event, as there is only one position for a tent at this event and it has been allocated already.

5. FOOD SAFETY COMPLIANCE

Please complete the following Allergy Information Form by April 4th, 2019. Here is the link: https://goo.gl/forms/ijpZJWCfYLwOSh3g1

6. TABLE MENUS AND INGREDIENTS BOOKLET

We will provide a menu sign for your table. We will also supply an allergy ingredients booklet, which will be available to guests upon request.

7. FOOD SAFETY PERMIT AND INSPECTION

Please read the following very carefully. If you are found to be not compliant, you will be required to shut down your booth and depart. You may also not be compensated for the food you had prepared but were unable to distribute due to regulatory non-compliance.

  • You do not need to apply for a Temporary Event Food Safety Permit.
  • NS Food Safety will conduct vendor inspections prior to opening the event (5:30 pm – 6:30 pm)
  • You are required to bring an appropriate thermometer to measure food temperatures. Be familiar with food preparation & handling requirements by reviewing the following documents: Food Thermometers for Safe Cooking and Temperature Danger Zone
  • You are required to supply your own hand washing stations in the booth which must be available at all times (stocked with: water supply, liquid soap, paper towel and a waste receptacle). 
  • You are required to bring surface sanitizer for cleaning and sanitizing your station.
  • NS Food Safety is requiring that one person at your booth hold a current Food Safety Training Certificate. Bring proof of your certificate
  • If you have any food safety-related questions, please contact our Food Inspector, Breagh Moss – Breagh.Moss@novascotia.ca  (902)717-5552

8. FINAL GUEST COUNT

You will be receiving an email regarding final guest numbers from Alexander Henden on Sunday, April 14. If you don’t see this email Monday morning, contact Alexander Henden – alex@curatedmagazine.ca

9. GENERAL HOUSE-KEEPING

The door opens at 6:30 p.m. Be ready for service by 6:15 p.m. 

Vendors will require event wristbands to enter and exit the event. No exceptions.

The maximum number of people at each vendor table is 4. If you require more server, you must get authorization from Alexander Henden prior to the event.

You are required to have at least one person attending to your table at all times.

The event continues to 10:00 p.m. Please do not begin to breakdown and pack your gear until that time unless permission is obtained from David Jones or Alexander Henden.

For load-out, you will be guided and assisted by our volunteer team lead by David Jones. More details will be provided at the event.

Event organizers and hotel staff will be checking with you periodically throughout the evening to see how things are going. Please make sure to communicate your needs with them.

10. COMPENSATION

For the purposes of invoicing, restaurants are to take the final guest number and multiply it by $1.75. Then add HST.

11. PAYMENT

Make your invoice out to: Local Connections Publishing, 2131 Maitland St Halifax, NS  B3K 2Z8 and email it to Yuko yuko@curatedmagazine.ca any time after the day of the event. You will receive your payment within a week.

New vendors will receive a message from Yuko yuko@curatedmagazine.ca to collect your banking info for enabling electronic funds transfer. This is how Curated pays the event participants. Invoices should also be emailed to Yuko.

RECAP AND ACTION ITEMS

1. Wait for an email from David Jones to get your load-in schedule. He will also ask for your event supply needs (e.g., electrical power)

2. FIll out the online Allergy Info Form for every item you are planning to serve at the event by April 4th, 2019. Here is the link: https://goo.gl/forms/ijpZJWCfYLwOSh3g1

3. We will provide the serving table, table cloth, menu sign and a booklet with all the ingredients listed. Make sure the booklet is accessible by the event guests. Leave the menu sign and the ingredients booklet on the table at the end of the event.

4. The maximum number of people at each vendor table is 4. If you require more, you must get authorization from Alexander Henden prior to the event.

5. Expect  NS Food Safety personnel prior to conduct inspections prior to opening the event (5:30 pm – 6:30 pm). Be familiar with food preparation & handling requirements.

6. You must supply your own hand washing stations in the booth which must be available at all times (stocked with: water supply, liquid soap, paper towel and a waste receptacle).

7. Bring your own surface sanitizer to clean and sanitize your station.

8. NS Food Safety is requiring that one person at your booth hold a current Food Safety Training Certificate. Bring proof of your certificate

9. If you failed to comply with the request above, you will be required to shut down your booth and depart. You may also not be compensated for the food you had prepared but were unable to distribute due to regulatory non-compliance.

10. Invoice Local Connections Publishing, 2131 Maitland St Halifax, NS  B3K 2Z8 after April 18. Email it to Yuko yuko@curatedmagazine.ca

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