Taste of latinOamérica 2019 - Vendor application
Join us for our fifth Taste of Latinoamérica, a food and cultural festival in the heart of Southeast Portland!
Taste of Latinoamérica 2019 will deliver a unique-to-the-region Latin American culinary and cultural experience, while creating economic development opportunities for latino entrepreneurs.
We plan to welcome around 25 food vendors representing different countries and regions of Latin America -- Mexico, Central America, Caribbean Islands and South America. To compliment the diversity of foods and beverages, there will be a wide variety of high quality Latin American entertainment including live music, dancing, kid friendly activities and art.
Spaces are limited. Please submit your application as a food or service/retail. Applications will be reviewed on a first come first served basis and preference will be given to businesses that represent the diversity of Latin American cuisine and culture, or who have been in the Portland Mercado Empresarios program, or prior vendors at our events.
Completed online applications will be reviewed in a timely manner and applicants will be notified and contacted with approval within 1 week, with confirmation and payment link.
Vendors must use only biodegradable service ware -- NO STYROFOAM and NO PLASTIC.
You must provide your own 10' x 10' canopy.
Booth no electricity; $125
Booth with electricity; $150
* If you are part of our Empresarios program you will receive a 30% discount.
If you rent the Portland Mercado Cocina you will have access to cold storage and waste water disposal
Please note that in order to be approved vendors must have:
A business name
Marketing materials (clear sign and menu with prices)
Not more than 5 products per food business.
Provide their own service ware, chairs and canopies
Have proper licensing (https://multco.us/services/temporary-food-events)
Proof of insurance (see requirements here)
A Health Department approved kitchen (if applicable)
Hand washing station and comply with all other health department regulations
A propane permit (if applicable) https://www.portlandoregon.gov/fire/76752
Attend the Mandatory Hot Food Vendor Orientation (August 27 - 4:30 p.m.)