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We are so excited to have you participate in the 2022 festival. Please read through this page in its entirety for all of the overreaching festival logistics you need to know and reach out your Charleston Wine + Food contact with any questions.

Covid-19 Policy + Eligibility

  • HOW WE ARE PROCTETING OUR GREATEST RESOURCE (YEP, THAT'S YOU!)

    We are extremely grateful to present a live event during this extraordinary time, and we know that keeping each other safe during festival events will require collaboration. This festival runs on the creativity and talent of our culinary community; and we’re doing all we can to keep you safe during the ’22 festival!

  • ABOUT OUR COVID-19 POLICY

    We are extremely grateful to present a live event during this extraordinary time, and we know that keeping each other safe during festival events will require collaboration. This festival runs on the creativity and talent of our culinary community; and we’re doing all we can to keep you safe during the ’22 festival!

  • 2022 FESTIVAL COVID-19 ENTRANCE ELIGIBILITY POLICY

    We are extremely grateful to present a live event during this extraordinary time, and we know that keeping each other safe during festival events will require collaboration. This festival runs on the creativity and talent of our culinary community; and we’re doing all we can to keep you safe during the ’22 festival!

  • HOW WILL ENTRANCE ELIGIBILITY BE VERIFIED?

    We are extremely grateful to present a live event during this extraordinary time, and we know that keeping each other safe during festival events will require collaboration. This festival runs on the creativity and talent of our culinary community; and we’re doing all we can to keep you safe during the ’22 festival!

  • HOW YOU WILL VERIFY VACCINATION STATUS

    We are extremely grateful to present a live event during this extraordinary time, and we know that keeping each other safe during festival events will require collaboration. This festival runs on the creativity and talent of our culinary community; and we’re doing all we can to keep you safe during the ’22 festival!

LOGISTICS

DATES

Charleston Wine + Food festival will take place March
2-6, 2022.

Signature Dinners and Brunches + Lunches will take place Thursday, March 3-Saturday, March 5, 2022.

CHSWF PARTICIPANT ITINERARY

Charleston Wine + Food takes great care in the programming of talent at festival events. We want your
participation to make sense for you and your business. After mutually agreed upon participation, an
official festival itinery will be sent via email.

CULINARY + BEVERAGE LOGISTICS

COVERED PRODUCT

Product needed for your events during Charleston Wine + Food will be procured by our Culiary
Logistics and/or Beverage forms. Charleston Wine + Food will not reimburse for food
cost or shipping of prapared food unless pre-approved. Menu forms must be submitted by the communicated
deadline to ensure that product can procured in time for the Charlston Wine + Food festival.

Charleston Wine + Food will provide per head stipend for all Signature Dinners and Brunches + Lunches to
the host restaurants

Access + Credentials

Each Talent will receive one (1) complimentary Talent Access badge, plus one (1) guest badge for participating
in one event at Charleston Wine + Food. For any additional events, Talent will receive one (1) additional guest
badge.

Your badge also serves as your entrance to your scheduled festival events and MUST be visible at all times
on your person. Badges will be scanned upon entry to events. If you have any questions about your badge, please
contact Jenna Kepley, Cha McCoy, or Wende Kremer.

THE 2022 TALENT BADGE GRANTS ACCESS TO

  • VIP Party
  • Opening Night
  • Pinot Envy!
  • A Punch Paradise
  • Street Eats
  • NightCap Friday (VIP access)
  • Hip Hops Day Party

  • Side Hustle
  • NightCap Saturday (VIP access)
  • The Finale
  • The Lawn @ Culinary
  • Village: Friday, Saturday,
  • Sunday
  • Industry Lounge
  • Industry-only Events
LOCAL PACKET PICK UP

  • Location: Charleston Wine + Food
  • Address: 635 Rutledge Ave Suite 101 Charleston, SC 29403
  • Dates: February 14-18, 2022
  • Times: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
FESTIVAL WEEK PACKET PICK UP

  • Location: Counterculture Coffee
  • Address: 85 1/2 Spring St Charleston, SC 29403
  • Dates: March 2-5, 2022
  • Times: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Visiting Talent

WHEN YOU ARRIVE

Be sure to stop by the Packet Pick-up, at Counter Culture Coffee (85 1/2 Sprint St, Charleston, SC 29403, as soon as you arrive).

Dates: March 2-5, 2022
TimesL 9:00AM – 5:00 PM

GROUND TRANSPORTATION

In an effort to provide you with more options for seamless festival travel, we are excited to provide you with access to an Uber for Business account. Be on the lookout for an email from Uber for Business the week prior to the festival.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

Charleston Wine + Food will provide visiting talent with one (1) hotel room accommodation for the dates associated with thier festival itinerary. All other expenses, including meals, additional festival tickets, retail purchases, and hotel incidentals are the Talent’s rsponsibility along with any additional chefs/guests/ssistants that travel to Charleston and any associated travel costs for these guests. Hotel accommodations will be shared via your festival itinerary.

ON-THE-GROUND ASSISTANCE?

Questions about how to get around Charleston, where to go for what during the festival, or accommodations? Reach out to Talent Support, Wende Kremer, at wende@charlestonwineandfood.com for help!

TRAVEL REIMBURSEMENT

Charleston Wine + Food will provide reimbursement for travel up to $500 with provided receipts. Reimbursement may include airfare for the Visiting Talent, transportation to and from thier home airport, and/or mileage.

All reimbursements must be submitted via THIS FORM. Once you have submitted Wufoo reimbursement form, you will receive an email from Bill.com where you can sign up to receive payment electronically; otherwise, you will receive a good old fashioned check sent via snail mail. All reimbursements are paid out after the festival.

*You must submit original receipts by March 31, 2022. Any receiots received after this date will not be reimbursed.

Policies + Procedures

Policies + Procedures

COVID-19

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public space where people are present. By attending Charleston Wine + Food, you expressly agree to comply with any and all rules and safety guidelines put in place by the event organizers, and voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19, waiving all claims and potential claims against the event organizers and their affiliated companies relating to such risks.

Please note that Charleston Wine + Food will adhere to federal and local mandates and regulations. Organization policies are subject to change.

Policies + Procedures 2

Policies + Procedures 2

COVID-19

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public space where people are present. By attending Charleston Wine + Food, you expressly agree to comply with any and all rules and safety guidelines put in place by the event organizers, and voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19, waiving all claims and potential claims against the event organizers and their affiliated companies relating to such risks.

Please note that Charleston Wine + Food will adhere to federal and local mandates and regulations. Organization policies are subject to change.

Policies + Procedures 3

Policies + Procedures 3

COVID-19

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public space where people are present. By attending Charleston Wine + Food, you expressly agree to comply with any and all rules and safety guidelines put in place by the event organizers, and voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19, waiving all claims and potential claims against the event organizers and their affiliated companies relating to such risks.

Please note that Charleston Wine + Food will adhere to federal and local mandates and regulations. Organization policies are subject to change.

CHARLESTON WINE + FOOD CODE OF CONDUCT

These are the driving principles of Charleston Wine + Food..and we we ask that they drive your own participation in our community gathering.

Thank you – truly – for bringing your talents to the table. We could not do this without you. We hope you will enthusiastically support our organizational code of conduct, which is a pretty basic recipe for “Being a Good Human.”

– Be yourself! Participating authentically lends your uniqueness to the tapestry that is our festival.
– Know that we have ZERO tolerance for harassment or descrimination. If you are target, please let us know. If you are a violator, we’ll be sure you know. For the record: harassment and discrimination can include but are not limited to offensive comments pertaining to disability, physical appearance or body type, gender, gender identity.
– Violence and threats of violence will not be toleated; the “heat of the moment” is not an excuse.
– Deliberate intimidation, unwelcome secual attention, and other aggressions like mis-gendering or harassing will not be tolerated.
– Any violations of our code of conduct will be investigated immediately and mitigated.

Special Invitations

VIP PARTY View invitation

INDUSTRY LOUNGE BREAKFAST View invitation

INDUSTRY LOUNGE View invitation

INDUSTRY AFTER PARTY View invitation

Interest Form

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