The cost for a commercial food vendor booth at the 2017 Mankato Area International festival, which includes one table and two chairs is:
Commercial Vendor- $150
Additional Fees include:
Additional Chairs: $5
Before you continue any further in the registration process, you MUST read and comprehend the rules and regulations from below:
*Unless you have extenuating circumstances that make it difficult for you/your organization to complete a web-based online registration process, you MUST complete this form in order to be considered for attendance. Please contact us if you are interested and unable to fill out this form.
-All groups must prepare their food in a Minnesota State Health certified kitchen.
-All groups will be contacted by a Minnesota Department of Health representative and agree to abide by their rules
-All groups must submit a copy via email to Nicketa.Coombs@mnsu.edu of their food license and verification of liability and property damage insurance up to $2,000,000.
-All groups must tell us whether or not a food item is a dessert or not in the food description section.
-All groups must completely pay their registration fee and submit a security deposit of $50 before the event. Checks must be made out to the Kearney International Center. After the event is over, the security deposit will be returned after determining the booth area is completely clean and free of damages.
-All groups must provide the following items on their own:
1. Methods of warming (chafing dishes) or cooling (including ice). 2. ALL food items must be in SAMPLE size to allow patrons the opportunity to eat a variety of foods 3. Pans 3. Serving utensils 4. Hairnets 5. Temperature monitor 6. Napkins, and eating utensils 7. Change (cash) 8. Carts for transportation
-Providing sampler size plates of food at a reduced cost is MANDATORY. Hence why you WILL be provided small plates to serve your food during the festival
-Due to limited access there is a charge for electrical needs. YOU must however, bring your own extension cord(s).
-Due to limited space, booth location will be determined on a first come first serve basis and a broad distribution of food.
-Also due to limited space there is a registration cap on attendees. We can simply not guarantee every vendor interested a booth area. If for some reason a vendor cannot attend, the registration process will be reopened. .
-If you have any further questions about the process or details of the event you may also call the Kearney International Center at 507-389-1281.