Alison K. Bláha rsvped for TEP Gumbo Contest 2018 presented by Hilton Memphis on Facebook 2017-09-08 00:05:02 -0500
The 8th Tennessee Equality Project Gumbo Contest presented by Hilton Memphis will be held on Sunday, January 21, 2018.
TEP's annual Mardi Gras celebration brings together teams from the Western, Middle and Eastern United States to compete for the best gumbo in Memphis. Gumbo contestants will be awarded prizes by an appointed panel of judges and by individual tasters like you in the People's Choice competition. Official judges shall also vote for the Best Vegetarian Gumbo. TEP is grateful for the generous support of its presenting sponsor for 2018: Hilton Memphis!
Online ticket sales at http://tepgumbo2018.bpt.me/ available through midnight on 1/14/2018. After this date, all tickets must be purchased at thedoor.
Sponsorship packages at all levels available at https://tnep.nationbuilder.com/tep_gumbo_contest_sponsorships_2018
Gumbo Team Registration is $25 (3 tickets for $8.33 for your team). Purchaser will be required to submit team information and agree to contest rules. Teams may purchase registration for only one gumbo. Duplicate or additional team registrations are non-refundable and will be considered a donation to TEP.
Gumbo Contest Team Registration Steps:
1. Review the rules available at http://bit.ly/gumbo2018rules
2. Complete registration payment on this page: http://tepgumbo2018.bpt.me
3. Submit gumbo team information at http://bit.ly/GumboTeamEntryForm2018
General Admission (21 & over) $25 - Includes gumbo tasting, voting in the People's Choice Competition, live music, general seating, and beer voucher.
General Admission (under 21) $15 - Includes gumbo tasting, voting in the People's Choice Competition, general seating, and live music.
VIP TABLE $300.00 (8 @ $37.50 each) - Includes 8 gumbo tasting, voting in the People's Choice Competition, live music, reserved seating for 8, complimentary King Cake and 8 beer vouchers. Purchasers will compete for best decorated table at the contest. Arrive by 3:30 PM before the event to decorate your table. VIP tickets available until supplies last Purchasers will compete for best decorated table at the contest. Arrive between 3 and 3:30 PM before the event to decorate your table. VIP tickets available until supplies last.
ATTENTION ALL TICKET HOLDERS: The small stub of your ticket is the ballot to vote for your favorite gumbo in the People's Choice Competition. Save your stub to place in the ballot bag of your favorite gumbo team by 6 PM on the day of the event.
Beverage Service: Each gumbo contest ticket for those 21 and older includes one voucher for beer from local breweries (more vouchers can be purchased for $5 with cash or credit/debit card from TEP). Hilton will also provide a full bar with wine, cocktails, other beer and soft drinks (cash only). Valid ID required for the service of any alcoholic beverages.
TEP is grateful to Hilton Memphis and our other sponsors for this event:
Julie Byrd Ashworth, Attorney at Law
Carol and Dell LivingstonWHENJanuary 21, 2018 at 4:30pmWHEREHilton Memphis
939 Ridge Lake Blvd
Memphis, TN 38120
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Alison K. Bláha posted about Volunteer for the 2017 TEP Gumbo Contest on Facebook 2017-02-01 22:53:10 -0600I signed up to volunteer for the TEP Gumbo Contest presented by Hilton Memphis on February 19, 2017. Join me!
TEP is looking for volunteers for the 7th Annual TEP Gumbo Contest in Memphis on the day of the event (Sunday, February 19, 2017). Volunteers will receive a free tasting ticket ($25 value) allowing you to participate in the gumbo tasting. Volunteer slots are limited so apply early. Select the roles that interest you below, and a member of the planning committee will contact you.
The event will be held at Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd, Memphis, TN 38120.
All volunteers should plan to attend Volunteer Orientation at OUTMemphis, 892 South Cooper, on February 5 from 4-5pm.Become a volunteer
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