2017 JAZZ FESTIVAL FOOD VENDOR RULES & REGULATIONS (4/8/2017)
APPLICATION & FEES
Applications are due by Friday, May 5th.
An accepted application is a commitment to show. No refund will be made for cancellation. Stand in food vendors will not be permitted.
A vendor fee of $200 (one event) or $300 (two events) will be charged per food truck or tent, $100 (one event) or $150 (two events) for each cart and $90 (one event) or $150 (two events) for artisan/dry goods. Payment can be made via PayPal or check payable to Hudson Kitchen, LLC and is due after your application has been accepted.
Vendors will be provided a designated appropriate-sized space or parking at the Jersey City waterfront and/or Riverview Fisk Park.
Vendors are required to provide everything for service, including but not limited to generators (quiet only), signage/banners, tent, tables, equipment, menus, napkins, paper goods, etc.
Vendor Business Name and Contact Information must be clearly displayed. All prices must be clearly marked during festival hours.
RiverviewJazz.Org, Hudson Kitchen, LLC, and AJB Events LLC:
Reserve the right to restrict any signs that are deemed inappropriate
Are not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged property, including merchandise and cash
Reserve the right to remove vendor property that is; left unattended, placed outside of a designated vendor space, deemed unsafe, or outside the guidelines of the festival
Vendors must be open during the entire event - Jersey City Waterfront (12:00 PM-7:00 PM) and Riverview Fisk Park (12:00-8:00 PM)
Setup Time: Festival setup will begin no later than 10:00 AM. Vendors will be expected to be ready for business by 11:00 AM. Late arrivals will be treated in the same manner as a no-show.
Breakdown Time: Festival breakdown will begin no earlier than 7:00 PM (Waterfront) and 8:00 PM (Riverview Fisk Park). Vendors are responsible for cleaning their area after the event.
Vendors will be responsible for removing all trash/packaging resulting from setup prior to festival, and agrees to bag and remove all trash at festival close and place in designated areas.
LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS
City of Jersey City Department of Health and Human Services food service, temporary food service or peddlers license must be obtained by vendors at DHHS 199 Summit Ave, Jersey City.
Jersey City Fire Department Sterno, Propane, Gas Generator and Fire Permits are the sole responsibility of vendors and must be obtained from the JCFD 465 Marin Blvd.
A New Jersey state food handler’s certification is required of staff working the event. At least one (1) certified staff member is required to be present at all times.
Note: Hudson Kitchen/AJB Events will provide a list of vendors to the Health and Fire departments. The date that you can obtain your license(s) will be provided closer to the event.
Liability insurance rider covering Hudson County, RiverviewJazz.Org and Hudson Kitchen, LLC required.
General aggregate ($2,000,000), each occurrence ($1,000,000)
The certificate should read as follows: County of Hudson, Hudson County Parks, Attention: Beth Ruttler, Lincoln Park Admin building, Jersey City, NJ 07304
Under description of operations:
County of Hudson, Hudson County, Lincoln Park Admin Building, Jersey City, NJ 07304
RiverviewJazz.Org, 19 East 31st St., Bayonne, NJ 07002
Hudson Kitchen, LLC, 26 Tellicherry Court, Jersey City, NJ 07305
Note: Additional Insured Subject to Change