2021

CC Hot Tamale Fest

FOOD VENDOR AGREEMENT

FOOD VENDORS ONLY
FOOD VENDORS ONLY
FOOD VENDOR FEE:  $100 due by October 29, 2021 (non-refundable)*

*application does not guarantee a spot. If approved, a payment link will be sent to your email. 

VENDORS MUST AGREE TO THE FOLLOWING TERMS: 

 

  1. Food Vendors must agree to the Food Vendor Financial Agreement and the Whataburger Field requirements in order to participate.

  2. Vendors must submit a W-9 with application in order to participate and receive any payments.

  3. Food Vendors may only sell in the space designated by festival organizers and may only sell the 5 food items listed on vendor information sheet below, thus a part of this agreement. 

  4. Food Vendor may NOT sell beverages (including bottled water)

  5. INFIELD GRASS IS OFF LIMITS and will be roped off in consideration for our hosts.

  6. Food Vendors consent to being photographed for CC Hot Tamale Street Fest and the Corpus Christi Hook for publicity/promotion purposes.

  7. Food Vendors may not sell merchandise that contain the words or images of  “CC Hot Tamale Street Fest”, “Corpus Christi Hooks”, “Whataburger Field”, “Houston Astros” and alike branding.

  8. All cups, plates, bowls, knives, forks and spoons, napkins, straws, stirrers, packaging etc. must be non-glass and disposable.

  9. Food Vendors must keep their area on all Whataburger Field facilities (including field, parking lots, loading areas, services areas, etc)  presentable during the festival and clean up their area completely before leaving at the end of the festival. All cooking oils, cardboard boxes and other vending or cooking debris must be disposed of off the Whataburger Field site.

  10. Food Vendors are responsible for compliance with all relevant city and state codes and licenses.

  11. Food Vendors must have required health food permit issued by the Corpus Christi Nueces County Public Health Department.

  12. Vending spots are carefully laid out and load in times MUST be observed. There is only one entrance and one exit. You must be on time.

  13. No Vendor will be accepted after 10:45 a.m. on festival day.

  14. Vendor load in area will be designated on the map and is separate from vendor parking area.

  15. Vendors are not allowed to drive on the grass at any time. 

  16. Vendors will have designated a parking lot and will be provided with (1) parking pass for the dashboard of your vehicle. These must be displayed on vehicle dashboards at all times or will be subject to towing.  No extra passes will be given.

  17. CC Hot Tamale Street Fest and Whataburger Field does not provide vendors with tables, chairs, tents, or electricity.

  18. CC Hot Tamale Fest and Whataburger Field/Corpus Christi Hooks/Houston Astros assumes no responsibility for any financial loss, theft or injury.

  19. Vendors shall fully indemnify and hold harmless Whataburger Field/Corpus Christi Hooks/Houston Astros, C.C. Hot Tamale Street Fest, Enrich Local Inc,  and its Organizers from any actions, suit, claims, payment, costs or damages which may be brought against them arising from participation before, during or after the festival.

  20. Vendors will be given “VENDOR” badges that allow them access to the field entrances and through specific security points. Badges will only be given to food truck/tent staff. Any vendor discovered sharing this security badge with anyone else will forfeit their deposit and all ticket sales generated during the event. Safety and Security is very important and will not be taken lightly.

  21. No vendor is allowed to leave venue during the festival (ie: between 12pm-8pm)

This is a contract between the vendor and C.C. Hot Tamale Street Fest/Enrich Local, Inc. Upon acceptance, this will serve as a contract between C.C. Hot Tamale Street Fest/Enrich Local, Inc and the vendor. All vendors must abide by this contract. Failure to comply with the terms listed in this contract will result in cancellation of your participation in the festival and forfeiture of your vendor fee including any other terms listed in this contract. The CC Hot Tamale Festival and Enrich Local reserve the right to update or revise this festival contract up until 24 hours prior the the festival start date and time. All vendors must resign contracts for any contract updates or revisions in order to participate in the festival. 
VENDOR MUST AGREE THE THE FOLLOWING:
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  1. *Food Vendors who complete their duties as per this agreement will be subject to a refundable $100 deposit plus 15% of onsite sales as the participation fee which will be administered on 11/24/21. 

  2. *Deposit must be paid no later than 10/29/21. . Vendors who are a NO SHOW will forfeit deposit. Any cancellations after a submitted deposit will be forfeited.

  3. C.C. Hot Tamale Fest will sell tickets to event goers for all Food Vendor items. Tickets will be in increments of $1 (i.e.: One Ticket = $1).

  4. Food Vendors will post food prices in Ticket amount, not Dollar amount. For instance: A $3 food item will cost 3 tickets, a $4 food item will cost 4 tickets, and so forth. Vendors may post whatever ticket amount per food item they see fit.

  5. NO CASH SALES ALLOWED. If it is discovered that a Vendor is operating outside of the confines of this agreement, the Vendor forfeits all sales and deposits.

  6. In order to promote a clean environment for the festival and Whataburger Field, the Event Staff will be monitoring the festival for cleanliness. Vendors who do not clean up their booth space and immediate area will be subject to a $200 cleaning fee. The cleaning fee will be applied if there is food, trash, grease, trash bags, signage, paper, fliers, wrappers, items from Vendor vehicles left on festival grounds, any items from food preparation and serving, and/or any item deemed as waste left behind by Vendors.

  7. In order for Food Vendors to get paid the following steps must be followed:

  8. C.C. Hot Tamale Fest will provide each vendor a sealed bucket to collect tickets. Treat this bucket like a bank vault as this is what you will exchange for money!

  9. At the end of the festival (8 p.m.) all Food Vendors will bring their bucket to the Event Organizers in the designated area (we will designate an area on event day). Food Vendor will count their tickets and provide name of business, phone number, and ticket count on the slips provided with the bucket.

  10. The Event Organizers will tally tickets for accuracy. Any discrepancies in tickets will be discussed on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021.

  11. The 15% Food Vendor Participation Fee will be applied upon agreement of correct ticket amount.

  12. Payments to Food Vendors will be submitted no later than Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, via address indicated on this contract or by agreement written otherwise.

  13. Please submit your deposit via the link on the website.

  14. NOTE: Applications are not complete until deposit is paid in full. 

  15. Starred ‘*’ items below are required and must be filled out or this application is not valid. (This is page 2 of the contract.) 

  16. Vendors must submit a W-9 with application in order to participate and receive any payments.

*VENDOR NAME:
*EMAIL:
*REPRESENTATIVE NAME:
*CHECK PAYABLE TO:
*CHECK PAYABLE TO NAME
*ADDRESS
*PRIMARY PHONE #:
SECONDARY PHONE #:
Please List The Five (5) Food Items You Will Provide At The Festival:
**Food Vendors are limited to offering FIVE (5) items max on their menu.
Your initials will serve as your electronic signature:
*Initials:

Click Submit to send application.

This is a contract between the vendor and C.C. Hot Tamale Street Fest. Upon acceptance, this will serve as a contract between C.C. Hot Tamale Street Fest and the vendor. All vendors must abide by this contract. Failure to comply with the terms listed above will result in cancellation of your participation in the festival and forfeiture of your vendor fee. The CC Hot Tamale Festival and Enrich Local reserve the right to update or revise this festival contract up until 24 hours prior the the festival start date and time. All vendors must resign contracts for any contract updates or revisions in order to participate in the festival.

2021 C.C. Hot Tamale Fest 
Food Vendor Agreement

Thanks for submitting your application! We will review it and get back to you. This application does not guarantee a spot in the 2021 C.C. Hot Tamale Festival. If approved, a payment link will be sent to your email.