One spot open as of 1/17/19

• Well-established restaurants or well-established pop-up business that can make at least 600 burgers for this event. 

• Locations where people can visit on a regular basis. 
​• Event organizer, Nancy Poznak, must sample
the burgers you will serve prior to being accepted
as a vendor.

Dining Service
• Burgers are slider-size so people can enjoy all six. 
• People can buy burgers for take-out; biodegradable containers will be provided (see below).

• Burger vendors informed of the number of registrations, starting three weeks before the event. About 500 people are expected to attend.

Dining service
Morning Munchers: 11 am – 1:15 pm
          Presentation 12:30 – 1:15 pm

    Afternoon Noshers:1:30 – 4 pm

          Presentation: 3–3:45 pm

• 15 minute break between morning and afternoon sessions.

• Food service continues throughout the event, including during the presentations.

Burgers and Buns

• All burgers are slider-sized. 
• Buns are optional: thin is best.
• Some gluten-free buns needed. When purchasing tickets, patrons are asked if they want gluten-free options. The number of these requests will be provided at least a week prior to the event.

• Patrons pay $4/burger, Vendors are paid $3/ burger.

Food Service

One Queue so everyone passes by each vendor
and avoids having to wait in six lines for food.

Purchase through event ticketing website: All burgers are purchased through eventticketing via TicketTailor prior to the event and during the event.

Tokens: Patrons receive tokens for burgers they purchase, and exchange these tokens for burgers.
Tokens will be different colors for each vendor.

Vendors Have Benefits of Sponsorship Perks
• Logo and website link or business name included in event marketing, on event website, and in event brochure.

• Two complimentary Classic tickets for each vendor,
transferable to anyone.

Biodegradable/Compostable Food Service Items

• Food trays, containers and utensils (sporks) will be purchased in bulk by Nancy Poznak, Event Organizer, founder of BotaniCuisine.

• Costs for these will be split among all vendors, according to need, making them very affordable and providing consistent food service throughout the event.

• Vendors will purchase their share of items at cost,
with no price mark-up. 

Items stacked at the start of the buffet line:
Food trays, napkins, and sporks.

Items at each vendor station: single-serve burger cups, to-go cartons for multiple burger purchases, food trays, napkins, and sporks.

• Left-over items are property of each vendor.

Arrival & Set-Up at the Event Hall 

• Burger Vendors must arrive between 8 and 9 am and clean-up and exit the hall by 6 pm.

• See the directions and parking map. There are enough parking spaces right next to the hall for vendors.

Contace Nancy at BotaniCuisine to inquire
​about being a burger v


​​​​Thank you for your interest in vending at the Smackdown!​

Each vendor is vital to the success of this event, which
​is an excellent opportunity to help grow your business.




​• Although the Smackdown is mainly a food event with entertainment, there is space for a few nonfood vendors. This is an excellent opportunity to help your business grow.

All products and services must be vegan and vegan-friendly. Preference is given to all-vegan businesses. 

Vendor Spot Includes one 8-ft. table available with one chair.
• $150 for entire event, includes table and chair.
​Vendor must provide table cover.




• Only nonalcoholic drinks. 

• Natural products only. No sodas with excessive sugar, no toxic chemicals, no artificial ingredients. 

• Only bottles or cans that can be recycled.

• BotaniCuisine may purchase drinks in bulk
to sell if there are no drink vendors.

• In addition to drinks, considering having water stations where drink bottles, cans, or water bottles can be refilled.