Terms and Conditions

  1. The standard pitch size 3m x 3m in size.  All Exhibitors will need to provide their own gazebo, tables etc and must arrange the items to be within the stall area. Tables/Goods are not to exceed the perimeter of the gazebo.
  2. Gazebo’s are erected and dismantled by Exhibitors and as with all temporary structures you are responsible to ensure they are safe and secure.
  3. Allocation of pitch’s will be made by Food Gusto before the event and in such a way that balances the overall look of the market, goods for sale and to meet electrical, alcohol sales requirements.
  4. Exhibitors will be informed of the pitch allocated on arrival to site.  There will be no access before the agreed setup time on the day. Exhibitors must offload their vehicle before setting up their stall and remove the vehicle to the appropriate parking area.
  5. Exhibitor vehicles moving on and off the site must have hazard warning lights on and drivers must be aware at all times of pedestrian movement.  
  6. All vehicles parking on site do so at their own risk. Food Gusto is not responsible for any damage or loss.
  7. Vehicles must not exceed 5mph within the pedestrian area.
  8. The Event Marshals must be obeyed at all times and will be wearing a high-vis jacket during their duties.
  9. Exhibitors must trade until advertised closing time of market. Vehicles are not permitted to return to their pitch until permission has been given by the Event Manager/Stewards
  10. Pitch price is exclusive of electricity. Petrol Generators are not allowed on site. Electric will be available at some events to order. You will be invoiced and payment should be made prior to the event. If electric has been ordered it is the exhibitors responsibility that all electrical items and cables have been Portable Appliance Tested and display a current PAT certificate/stamp/label. Please note that all electric connections are 16 amp and exhibitors should bring the appropriate adapters to meet the needs on their equipment. No electrical trailing cables on the floor are permitted in areas accessible to the public. Devices such as kettles or heaters are not permitted at the event.
  1. When a booking is made the exhibitor is liable for the full charge whether they attend or not. Invoices must be paid at least 8 weeks prior to the event.
  2. Exhibitors must provide details of Food Hygiene Rating at time of booking. No bookings can be taken for traders with a score less than 3.
  3. Food Gusto has the right to cancel the Event either temporarily or permanently at any time.  If the Event is cancelled on any particular day due to unforeseen circumstances the Organisers reserve the right to decide the amount to be refunded to the Exhibitor accordingly after taking costs into account.  Food Gusto is not liable for any costs which result. 
  4. If the Event is however cancelled due to factors outside Food Gusto’s control then no refund is due. For example the event may be cancelled at any time due to weather warnings, public order or any other factor brought to Food Gusto by the relevant authority including the Police, Highways, Local and Town Authorities.
  5. The Exhibitor must remove all rubbish/litter/packaging at the end of the trading day and dispose of appropriately. There are no arrangements made by Food Gusto in respect of refuse collection. Council/Public litterbins are not to be used.
  6. Exhibitors must display details of their business name including a method of contact (either a phone number or address).
  7. No one under the age of 18 may be left in charge of a gazebo. Exhibitors may not bring pets onto the market.
  8. No music or audible device to be used unless with the express written permission of Food Gusto.
  9. Any Exhibitor exhibiting items other than agreed before the event will be asked to remove them from the stand so that no annoyance is caused to the other exhibitors.
  10. No damage or marking to the site should arise from the activities of a Exhibitor.
  11. The Exhibitor shall make such provisions as necessary to prevent the deposit at the event of solid or liquid refuse and no discharge shall be made into any surface water drains. If an exhibitor leaves commercial waste Food Gusto reserve the right to exclude them from future events and charge for its disposal.
  12. All Exhibitors must display the following within their gazebo or unit:-
    1. Food hygiene certificates/ratings (individual) as applicable
    2. Price List if items are not priced individually; including a unit price, weight mark and compliance with the Food Safety Act 1990 where applicable.
    3. Alcohol prices and measures must be displayed
  13. Exhibitors shall not carry on trading in such a manner as to cause any nuisance, danger, annoyance or inconvenience to visitors, traders and event staff.
  14. All Exhibitors must have Public Liability Insurance for at least £5 million.  A copy of the valid insurance must be provided to Food Gusto 1 month min before the event. Exhibitors may be requested to show proof of such on the day.
  15. Production and compliance with Risk Assessments are the responsibility of the individual Exhibitors.
  16. Any Exhibitors wishing to sell alcohol or give tasters must contact Food Gusto in advance and seek permission.  If serving alcohol they must operate a challenge 25 policy. ‘No alcohol will be served to under 18’s and that proof of age may be requested’. Free tasters not to exceed 3.5 fl oz (or 10cl). Sale of ‘hot’ drinks containing alcohol not to exceed 8.5 fl oz (or 25cl). All other sales/offers are to be for ‘off’ premise consumption only.
  17. All Exhibitors must have a first aid kit on site.  Where using gas they must also have the appropriate Fire extinguishers and blankets.
  18. All gazebos must be flame retardant.
  19. Any exhibitor with hot cooking equipment must ensure it is not within touching distance of the public and in safe area where it will not cause a fire risk.
  20. Exhibitors must take responsibility for their actions in relation to the Safety or their staff, the organisers and visitors to the event.
  21. All drinks must be served in paper or plastic cups
  22. Food Gusto is an equal opportunity organization and would ask all traders to observe our policy and refrain from displaying and selling any item that may cause offence to any race, creed, gender, or religious groups.
  23. If any provision of these terms and conditions is held for any reason to be ineffective or unenforceable this shall not affect the validity or enforce-ability of the other provisions of these terms and conditions.

Food Gusto will not be liable  for

  1. Theft, damage and loss of property at the event
  2. Loss of monies or lack of earnings due to inclement weather, pitch or stall location, visitor numbers or any other cause.
  3. Any penalty imposed by anyone due to the applicant/stallholder’s failure to comply with any statutory requirement concerning his or her trading activities.
  4. Public Liability Insurance in respect of any or all activities carried out by the applicant in connection with his/her Stall/Pitch.

Food Gusto

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