Snack Shack Lead

REPORTS TO: Event Manager, Event Coordinator, and Event Director
TERM: March 5 – March 9


The Snack Shack Lead manages the fundamental aspects of the setup of Snack Shack rentals, the placement of equipment, the load-in of chefs, the execution of Snack Shack operations, and the breakdown of the Snack Shacks. The position will also assist with additional tasks in the Culinary Village as needed.
Skills Required include the ability to lift 25 lbs + stand for up to (8) hours, great interpersonal skills, and strong attention to detail. The ideal candidate is a quick problem-solver, a strong leader, and extremely organized. The candidate must be able to appropriately solve issues using our policies and values as guidelines, and know how to ask for support from the team when needed. 


Schedule (1) day to come into Charleston Wine + Food office to connect on objectives + best practices,  download on Culinary Village floor plan + number of Snack Shacks, learn the schedule, and to meet the team

Schedule time with Talent Department, Fire Lead, and Chef Service Lead as they will be some of your main points of contact at the festival

Be present on-site in the Culinary Village March 6 – March 8, 2020 

Check-in with chefs periodically during demonstrations

Ensure correct signage is at each Snack Shack

Work with Chef Service Lead to ensure each area is prepped with necessary serving pieces, Talent Team to ensure the correct equipment needs are met, and Fire Lead to ensure all required tools are present

Check chefs in as they arrive, show them to Snack Shack + Prep Kitchen, and ensure they are prepared. Assist as needed to complete turnover between sessions

Manage volunteers as necessary to assist with operations of Snack Snacks

Act as point of contact for chefs within Culinary Village when necessary

Exhibit excellent guest experience skills when interacting with team, volunteers, talent, and guests, and act as a brand representative of Charleston Wine + Food, portraying our values of people first, community, diversity, and good stewardship

Recognize + use our higher purpose as a guide in every decision made on behalf of the festival: to be a catalyst for connections that inspire curiosity through thoughtful storytelling and meaningful experiences with a sense of place


Must provide own laptop and cell phone that is able to run cloud-based softwares and apps

Live in greater Charleston, SC area and have a personal vehicle able to be utilized throughout festival weekend

Clearly communicate with full team, upon hire, hours/days that are dedicated to Charleston Wine + Food

Competence in Microsoft Office, G Suite (Google Docs + Google Sheets), and interoffice communication channels. Must use these channels with professional writing and communication skills with impeccable grammar

Comfortable working in an outdoor setting

Must be available + onsite for festival execution March 6 – March 8, 2020