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Food Booth Tents | The Basics

Food Concession Vendors are a major attraction at the festivals, street fairs and weekend sporting events. Most of these nomadic vendors use Food Concession Tents to peddle their food fare. In an effort to maintain health & safety standards they are closely regulated by Fire and Environmental Health and Safety Departments. These requirements apply to single vendors and freestanding booths. All food vendors are subject to inspection prior to an event. Failure to comply with strict requirements and regulations may result in closure of the location. more .....

Understanding NFPA 701, CPAI 84 & CA Fire Marshal Seal for Food Concession Tent

Mr. Fire Marshal & Your Requirements

Understanding the maze of fire regulations set by state, local and county fire marshals can be frustrating for Food Concession Tent vendors throughout the US. The state of California is a frontrunner in the United States when it comes to flammability, often initiating stricter flammability requirements before the rest of the country. This means that California State Fire Marshal certification is sometimes recognized outside of California, so it’s a specification you need to be aware of. Of course, the opposite is also true. When presented with a flame certificate from the CSFM, some local code officials may refuse to accept it. To cover yourself, ensure that your food booth tent has three fire certifications printed on a label and sewn into the actual fabric products. The three certificates are NFPA701, CPAI84 and CA Fire Marshal Seal. more .....

Food Tent Sidewalls | The Options

If you plan on going into the food concession business and attending one of the many street events, fairs, farmers markets or youth sporting events, you’ll need a complete Food Tent package. The most important factor in determining how to enclose your tent structure is the Food Tent Sidewall system. Not only do these walls need to be functional to meet your needs, they must also comply with state, county and city health and fire department regulations. This means they must make a COMPLETE ENCLOSURE and also meet FIRE CERTIFICATION requirements. more .....

Food Tents for Successful Fund Raising

Raising a regular amount of money is obviously vital to many organizations just to keep them going. But coming up with novel fundraisers not only helps to bring in much needed cash but can also raise the profile of your group or good cause.

Many ideas are tried and tested but the really great charity fundraisers come about when people try to think outside the box a little bit. Even if you can’t come up with of a totally new fundraiser try to think how you might change or tweak an existing plan. How can you add some value? more .....

Understanding Custom Canopy Printing | Screen vs Digital Print

At FoodTent.com We aren’t just Food Tent products – why would we be?

We have produced hundreds of custom tent products helping big and small businesses build their brands, create awareness and stand out in the sea of popup canopy tents at street fairs, sporting events and tradeshow environements. Personalizing your custom canopy top and sidewalls with images, logos, slogans or contact information Custom Canopy Portfoliocan be accomplished by simple screen print or full color digital printing using UV Resistant inks. We are experts in both print methods and use only top rated commercial fabrics that hold up in the field. more .....

Understanding Vector vs Rastor Logos for Custom Canopy Print

In order for the art department at FoodTent.com to effectively print Custom Canopy projects for customers, we request Vector based logos and text for most jobs. Unfortunately the discussion about logo format types throws most people over the edge. We hope this easy-to-understand article will help explain the difference between raster vs. vector files. more .....