A food festival can be used for many things, such as to celebrate an important occasion involving a community or to raise funds. Examples of food festivals include a town anniversary food festival and a food festival to raise money to support a cause. Here are the first steps you need to make in organizing a food festival.
Develop a concept and plan
The first thing you need to establish is the concept of the food festival. This includes the theme of the food festival and its name. Then, you’ll need a detailed plan on when and where it’s going to be held. You will also need to figure out how many people to recruit as a workforce for this project. Divide the team into doing specified work, such as a group of five to manage the location and another group of five for publication.
Find food tenants
This step is very important because, without food tenants, no one will be serving food at the festival. You should call for food tenants around two to three months before the date of the event. Let them know how much you are offering the space and what facilities will be available from them. You should also decide whether or not you will take percentage of their profit during the festival. Make sure the food tenants serve food according to the theme of the food festival. They should also have the right understanding and preparation of serving food at food festivals, such as serving their food on portable styrofoam plates with plastic utensils.
Get the word out
Getting the word out to the people about your food festival is what will make or break this event. Your publication team should be the one to make efforts on inviting people to come to the event. You can have media partners to help publicize your food festival, in turn, they would usually want to set up a booth or something during your event. Physical marketing is also useful, by distributing posters and handing out flyers. Utilize social media marketing and use all social media platforms to publicize the event so that more people will get attracted to come.
With a lot of cooking happening in one place, there is always a risk of something catching on fire. This is the perfect reason to hire Fire Watch Services to guard your event and make sure nothing goes wrong.…