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Tater Daze Food Vendors

Apply to be a vendor

Apply to be a Tater Daze food vendor here.

Event days and hours

Fri., June 14, 4-10 p.m.
Sat., June 15, 12-10 p.m.

Location

Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center, Grand Room
5600 85th Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443

Questions?

Phone and email

TaterDaze@BrooklynPark.Org
763-493-8254

Food Vendor Participation Fees and Deadlines

Application type Early Bird Regular
Electrical (Must use Tater Daze power) $350 $500
Non-electrical $300 $450
Vendor deadline dates March 28, 2019 April 8, 2019

 

Licensing

Food vendors must procure your state and city vending permit before arriving at the event. Your permit must be on site and available for display.

Licensing options Fee
Two-day Itinerant Food License Included in Tater Daze food vendor application fee, no additional fee

 

More information

For more information on licensing fees and payment, please contact Brooklyn Park Code Enforcement at 763-493-8070 or by email.

Inspections

Vendors will be inspected by the City of Brooklyn Park before opening. You must be ready for a health and fire inspection on Friday at 2:30 p.m.

Anyone not in compliance will be required to fix the situation or be removed from the event. Additional fees may be charged.

Insurance

Vendors must provide a copy of their general liability insurance naming the following business as an additional insured:

City of Brooklyn Park
5200 85th Ave N
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443

The amount should be no less than $500,000 per incident. Name of insured on certificate of insurance must match the company name listed on your application. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Taxes

Any required sales tax collections and remittances are the sole responsibility of the vendors.

Acceptance

Applications must be received by April 8.

Applications received after this date may not be processed. Your first notification of acceptance will be an email followed by the deposit of your payment.

Acceptance of vendor applications is based upon the following:

  1. Receiving your application
  2. Full vending fees
  3. $100 refundable clean up deposit (separate check)
  4. Certificate of insurance
  5. City of Brooklyn Park Food License

A rejection email to those not accepted. We will not allow non-approved vendors on site.

Acceptance as a vendor does not imply our endorsement or affiliation with the organization and/or individual. The views expressed by vendors are not necessarily those of the festival, Event Producers, its community partners or sponsors.

Vendor space

Food vendors needing power must use power supplied by the event producers. Pay the electrical vendor fee.

Event Producers will place vendors according to the best needs of the event. Vendors are not guaranteed the same spot every year.

Vendors are not allowed to share or sublet booth space(s) to or with another business or organization. Vendor spaces are approved for one business only and must match the application submitted. Shared or sublet vendors will be removed from the event, no refund will be given to the applicant, and an additional $500 fee will be assessed.

Smoking is prohibited at the festival and on city park grounds.

Cancellation

You may cancel your application in writing at any time up to April 1. Event Producers will reimburse you 50 percent of your Vendor Fee at that time. We are unable to offer any refunds after May 15. We will not issue any refunds if the event is canceled due to dangerous or severe weather conditions or any other acts of God.

Selling items

Food vendors are permitted to sell food, pop and water.

You must limit your sales at the festival to those you state on your application, which must pertain to your business. Any menu changes/additions must be approved by the Event Producers.

You must also limit the conduct of those activities to your booth space(s). Sales or distribution of anything done by walking through the festival grounds and its footprint is not permitted.

Food vendors are not allowed to sell anything other than food what has been approved on your application.

Set-up and take down

Vendors may begin setting up on Friday at 11:00 a.m. Vehicles will be allowed on the grounds to load and unload but must be removed 45 minutes before the start of the festival each day, no exceptions. If you do not remove your vehicle or comply with the hours, security staff will report your booth and you will lose your $100 deposit and risk not being invited back. If you need supplies throughout the festival hours, you must park in an adjacent area and walk your merchandise and supplies to and from your vending location. Parking is first-come-first-serve along with the patrons of the event. Please ensure your staff arrives on time and considers parking.

Starting at 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, you may drive your vehicle on festival grounds to tear down. For the safety of the attendees, please pack up your space before driving your vehicle on site.

Security

Tater Daze will provide police security during each night of the festival; however, Tater Daze nor the City of Brooklyn Park is liable for any injury, theft, or damage to either the buyer or seller, or their property, arising out of or pertaining to preparation for or participation in the Tater Daze festival; whether such injury, theft or damage occurred before, during, or after the Tater Daze festival. The seller further agrees to indemnify and hold Tater Daze and the City of Brooklyn Park harmless for and against any claims for such injury, theft or damage.

Failure to follow guidelines and laws

The Event Producer reserves the right to remove you from the festival for failure to follow these guidelines, the instructions of the festival staff and their contractors, or the laws and regulations of the City of Brooklyn Park, State of Minnesota or any organization under those governmental entities. This would occur without any refund or other compensation. Such removal may also result in cleaning fees and/or other cost associated with your business being removed being assessed.

Your business agrees to these conditions and to pay any such fee(s) that may be imposed as a condition of participating in the festival.

Cleaning fee deposit (refundable)

All vendors must send a separate check in the amount of $100 for clean-up deposit for each vending area.

If your vending area has no clean-up, vehicle or set-up/take-down issues, the Event Producers will shred the deposit check by the end of July. Those vendors who have clean-up, vehicle or set-up/take-down issues will forfeit their cleaning deposit and may be subject to additional costs if needed and will not be asked back to the event.

Each unit is responsible for the clean-up of their assigned area and adjacent property within 20 feet, every direction, before departing. Vendors may overlap each other in clean up. No grease, cooking water or other food-processing residue may be deposited on or adjacent to Noble Sports Park or its sewers.

Apply to be a vendor

Apply to be a Tater Daze food vendor here.

Tater Daze

Festival location and mailing address

Community Activity Center
5600 85th Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
View map and directions to the Community Activity Center

 
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