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sponsorship opportunities

Culinaria celebrates the best of food, and that means elevated events featuring opulent gourmet creations paired with elegant wines for extravagant tastings prepared by San Antonio’s best chefs, guest chefs, and global and local wineries. We work with various media outlets to promote our events including Texas Monthly, Edible SA, San Antonio Current, Better Homes and Gardens Online, and all San Antonio Television affiliates as well as offer exposure to more than 118,000 individuals, between event attendance and our communications efforts.

Our sponsorship packages were designed to welcome your involvement by providing you with multiple options to choose from, suiting your desired affiliation. These packages are available on a per-event basis, allowing for year-round opportunities to join us in providing financial assistance to our next generation of hospitality and culinary artists while enjoying great food, amazing wine, and community filled events.

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

As you can imagine, it takes quite a bit of preparation and people to pull off a multi-day festival like ours and our year-round events! We are looking for some great volunteers* to help us pour wine, set-up events, check in attendees and more. We have opportunities available throughout the year, so grab some friends, family members and coworkers and sign up!

This is a perfect way to have some fun and impact your community in a positive way. Please contact us with any questions you might have about volunteering at a Culinaria event.

 *Volunteers must be 18 years of age and older.

VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENTS:

Duties include:

  • Set-up, registration, wine pouring, beer and water distribution, general assistance and more.

  • Volunteers must be 18 years of age and older.

  • Must arrive 15 minutes prior to your shift for T.A.B.C training.

  • No drinking alcohol while serving.

 PERKS OF VOLUNTEERING:

  • a goody bag (when applicable)

  • Event t-shirt

  • FREE admittance to the event

  • and a FUN TIME with Culinaria

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Other than minor traffic offenses, have you ever been convicted of a crime, plead guilty, no contest or received deferred adjudication to an alleged crime? *
I agree and understand that I assume full liability for any injury, damage, accident or irregularity with respect to my person or property occasioned by any cause whatsoever arising out of or in connection with my activities while participating as a volunteer during Culinaria. I hereby release Culinaria and its officers, employees, agents, both in their official and individual capacities from any actions, causes of action, claims, demands, damages, costs and expenses on account of or in any way growing out of any and all loss of personal property or injury as the result of any accident or irregularity while volunteering my services.

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

An internship with Culinaria is a valuable learning experience that affords candidates the opportunity to work with a local non-profit organization focusing on promoting San Antonio as a premier wine and food destination while also supporting culinary and food related aid programs in our community. Interns typically gain knowledge and hands-on experience through several components of the structure.

 INTERNSHIP REQUIREMENTS

  • Should be detail oriented.

  • Should possess strong communication skills (written and spoken).

  • Have a positive attitude, outgoing personality, a strong work ethic.

  • Ability to maintain a customer focus.

  • Must thrive in a fast-paced work environment (this is not a 9-5 job).

  • Ability to maintain a sense of humor.

  • Must demonstrate knowledge of event production.

  • Excellent organizational skills are a must, while self-managing priorities and commitments.

  • Must have the ability to proactively anticipate obstacles and create solutions.

  • Strong computer skills.

  • Proficient in PC preferred (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and internet experience, including social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.).

  • Should possess a desire to pursue a career in the marketing/special events management/hospitality or tourism industry.

  • Must be able to work with a team and communicate well with each team member and function within an office environment.

 Areas of expertise include but are not limited to: Event Planning, Marketing, PR, Communications and Hospitality

 Internship Compensation: Unpaid, with the opportunity for paid event staffing opportunities and compensation based on ability and length of stay.

 Length: Flexible hours within the semester according to school calendar.

 Required Hours: 20-25 hours per week.

INTERESTED IN INTERNING?

Be sure to look over the Culinaria website and brief yourself on all things Culinaria; then email your résumé and cover letter to info@culinariasa.org.