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Volunteer for WGBH Food & Wine Festival: Chef's Gala

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October 10, 2019
October 13, 2019
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The Taste of WGBH Food & Wine Festival will return this October 10-13, 2019. Here’s your chance to volunteer during one of the largest food and wine festivals in New England, where variety truly is the spice of life! 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 jaime_reese@wgbh.org 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+.


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.


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!

               

Bon Appétit! 

The Taste of WGBH Food & Wine Festival will return this October 10-13, 2019. Here’s your chance to volunteer during one of the largest food and wine festivals in New England, where variety truly is the spice of life! The multi-day festival…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Groups Welcome
  • Families Welcome
  • International Volunteers Welcome

How to Apply

If interested, please email WGBH Volunteer Manager Jaime Reese at jaime_reese@wgbh.org and provide:

  • 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.)

If interested, please email WGBH Volunteer Manager Jaime Reese at jaime_reese@wgbh.org and provide:

  • Your full name
  • Preferred activity (including date)
  • Preferred shift (if there are…

Location

WGBH Studios

1 Guest Street, Brighton, MA 02135

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