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Dates:Thursday, October 10, 2019 - Sunday, October 13, 2019
Hours:12-4pm, 5-10:30pm or 10pm-12am
Ages:Adults
In/Outdoor:Indoor, Outdoor
Cost:see below
Category:Food Fun
The annual Taste of WGBH Food & Wine Festival returns October 10-13, 2019 at WGBH Studios in Brighton, MA.

The multi-day festival will feature chef tastings; cooking demos; specialty craft beer and wine; LIVE music; beautiful décor; chef competitions and more.

Thousands of guests are expected to join us for a weekend full of delicious festivities.

This is another great opportunity for students to give back to their community and volunteer during one of the largest food and wine festivals in New England, where variety truly is the spice of life.

Interested students should review the volunteer position descriptions below and email Volunteer Manager Jaime Reese at [email protected] if they’d like to lend a hand.

*Please note that volunteers should be comfortable standing for 4-6 hours.

Volunteers working with set-up and/or breakdown must be 16+, and volunteers working during the event must be 21+.

Please make sure interested students include the following information in their email response:
• Their full name (first and last name)
• Email address for confirmation and email reminder purposes
• Preferred activity (e.g. Brunch Bar 10/13)
• Preferred shift (if there are multiple)
• Prior related experience (e.g. volunteer work, customer service, TIPS certification, and food-related experience, etc.)

Thursday, October 10: Chef’s Gala Set-Up Position: Set Volunteer
Shift: 12-4pm
Position Description: Responsibilities of a Set Volunteer include setting up tables, steaming tablecloths, deploying materials to different vendor stations and placing signage around Calderwood Studio.

Set volunteers must be able to lift at least 10-15 pounds and be on their feet throughout their shift.

Thursday, October 10: Chef's Gala Position: Registration, Ticket Taker, Greeter, Glass Distributor, Floor Service (keep areas tidy, empty trash, dump buckets, distribute ice, pour water), Wine Pourers (must be TIPS certified), Volunteer Photographer and Photographer Assistant.

*Event volunteers must be 21+ years of age.
Shift: 5-10:30pm (Floor Service volunteers will receive a FREE ticket to the Artisan Taste on Sat, 10/12 from 2-4pm.)
Event Description: Our Chef’s Gala is the most opulent of all festival weekend events.

Guests will join us on an international journey featuring the cuisine of award-winning chefs.

We’ve rolled out the red carpet for this magical evening, featuring select pairings with wineries and exclusive breweries for each enticing dish.

Attendees will enjoy sweet surprises tucked among the linen-clad tables, beautiful décor and dazzling lights, hosted by WGBH’s very own Jim Braude and Margery Eagan.

Thursday, October 10: Chef's Gala Breakdown Position: Breakdown Volunteer
Shift: 10pm-12am (Breakdown volunteers will receive a FREE ticket to the Artisan Taste on Sat, 10/12 from 2-4pm.)

Position Description: Responsibilities of a Breakdown Volunteer include folding and stacking tables, removing tablecloths, returning materials to catering kitchen, taking down signage around Calderwood Studio, etc. Breakdown volunteers must be able to lift at least 10-15 pounds and be on their feet throughout their shift.

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