Volunteer for WGBH Food & Wine Festival: Artisan Taste
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.
Please review all festival volunteer opportunities listed below and email me at [email protected] no later than Monday, September 30, if you would like to help.
Please make sure to include the following information in your email response:
• Your full name
• Preferred activity (including date)
• Preferred shift (if there are multiple)
• Prior related experienice (e.g. volunteer work, customer service, food service, TIPS certification, etc.)
Volunteers should be comfortable standing for 4-6 hours.
Set-up and breakdown volunteers must be 16+ years of age and volunteers working during events must be 21+.
Saturday, October 12: Artisan Taste Set-up and Vendor Welcome Positions: Set & Greet Volunteer Shift: 9am-1pm Position Description: Responsibilities of a Set & Greet Volunteer include last-minute set-up tasks and greeting and leading Artisan Taste exhibitors to their designated area within the tent.
Set volunteers must be able to lift at least 10-15 pounds and be on their feet throughout their shift.
Saturday, October 12: Artisan Taste Positions: Ticket Sales/Will Call, Bag Check, Glass/Program Distributor, TIPS Certified Pourer/ID Check, Table Runner (refill water pitchers, replace ice, clear trash around booths), VIP Lounge Assistant (restock magazines, replenish water station, keep area tidy), Volunteer Photographer and Photographer’s Assistant, WGBH Prize Wheel, Photo Station Line Manager, Merchandise.
Position Description: Guests will encounter more than 27,000 square feet of delicious surprises on the WGBH studio lot.
Competition for the WGBH Culinary Stewardship Award will be stiff this year and attendees will get to taste the crème de la crème of chef dishes before the winner is announced. The event will feature sips and bites from New England's best restaurants and international beverage producers in the Grand Tasting Pavilion; LIVE cooking demos, panel discussions, and talks featuring national and local celebrity chefs in the Culinary Theater; unique tastings in the VIP Lounge for All-Access pass holders; and LIVE musical guests on the Sound Stage curated by Front Row Boston.
* Event volunteers must be 21+ years of age.
The Taste of WGBH Food & Wine Festival helps to support the great educational and cultural programming on WGBH, and we need your help to ensure this year’s festival is even bigger and better than ever!
We hope to work with you in October!
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