Musician

Are you interested in performing at one of our festivals?

FRENCH QUARTER FESTIVAL
The application for French Quarter Festival 2015 is coming soon!

SATCHMO SUMMERFEST
Satchmo SummerFest is July 31-Aug 3. Click here to apply.

The Entertainment Committee, comprised of French Quarter Festivals, Inc. (FQFI) board members, former board members, artists, and others, approves all applications. The Committee’s objective is to ensure the best possible selection of performers for French Quarter Festival and Satchmo SummerFest in order to create a diverse and a quality experience for festival-goers. Selection is made at the discretion of the Committee.

Please contact greg@fqfi.org for more details.

Food Vendors

Are you interested in becoming a food vendor at French Quarter Festival or Satchmo SummerFest?

NEW VENDOR SELECTION PROCEDURE

The Jazz Brunch Committee, comprised of French Quarter Festivals, Inc. (FQFI) board members, former board members, and others, approves all concessionaire applications. The Committee’s objective is to ensure the best possible selection of concessionaires for French Quarter Festival and Satchmo SummerFest in order to create a diverse menu and a quality culinary experience for festival-goers. Concessionaire selection is made at the discretion of the Committee.

Primary considerations of the Committee to select applicants include, but are not limited to:

*1. Preference is given to vendors who have already participated in the event and are in good standing due to past compliance with food vending requirements. Past festival vendors renewal applications are due each year in early December. After all past vendor applications are processed and if space permits, new vendors may be invited to participate in a tasting before the Jazz Brunch Committee.

*2. Preference for new applicants is given to restaurants located in the French Quarter Neighborhood, New Orleans, then the Greater New Orleans area, then Louisiana. Restaurants located outside the state of Louisiana are not eligible for consideration.

*3. Applicant must be an established, ongoing food service operation with a physical address, open to the public with regular operating hours. Catering companies will not be considered for participation. Applicant must have and be able to present a copy of a current Occupational License issued by the City of New Orleans (or appropriate city agency if restaurant is located outside of Orleans Parish, in which case a Temporary Occupational License from Orleans Parish must be obtained). Applicant must also have a permit to operate from the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals. Applicant should be listed in local and online restaurant guides.

*4. No chain restaurants (more than 3 in the New Orleans metropolitan area) will be considered.

*5. New applicants will not be given the option of vending alcoholic beverages at the Event.

*6. Applicant must be able to describe and execute up to three high quality menu items. All menus are subject to approval by the committee. Menu are then reviewed at a tasting before the committee.

*7. Applicant must be able and willing to cooperate with: *Health and sanitary requirements of the State of Louisiana *Mandated insurance requirements of FQFI *Electrical and fire safety requirements and inspections *City and state laws pertaining to food service, licensing, and tax reporting

*8. To be considered for an invitation to vend at French Quarter Festival and Satchmo SummerFest, applicant must first add their restaurant to our wait list for consideration.

  • Click here to add your restaurant to the wait list.
    You may also email Georgia Rhody, Food Vendor Manager, georgia@fqfi.org for more information. *

Suppliers

Are you interested in becoming a supplier of French Quarter Festival or Satchmo SummerFest?

Please contact Stephanie Loman at Stephanie@fqfi.org and list your:

*name

*business name

*address

*phone number

*number of years in business

*names of any festivals you have supplied in the past

Festival Sponsorship

Contact Cerise McClendon (cerise@fqfi.org) to learn about sponsorship opportunities.

Job and Internship Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in becoming a part of French Quarter Festival’s team. There are currently no opportunities available.

If you would like to send us your resume and cover letter for future consideration please contact Kylee Kidder, Manager of Volunteer Resources, at kylee@fqfi.org.

Volunteers

Keep the Festival Free!

French Quarter Festival 2014 Volunteer Registration is NOW OPEN!

For more information and to visit the volunteer opportunities calendar please visit our Volunteer Page by clicking here.

Volunteer Photographers

We are no longer accepting applications for volunteer photographers. Please contact rebecca@fqfi.org for information regarding 2015.