Food as Art Contests/Food Vendors


click here – APPLICATIONS for 2018 being accepted now!

Interested food trucks/vendors may apply to provide food and beverage at  the 22nd Annual Riverside Festival of the Arts!

2018 Food As Art is WING WARS! Yes its time for the favorite, Chicken Wings, to come into the ARTS! Stay Tuned! Home cooks may apply! Chris Vilardi for your nominations and information at

 Limited numbers of vendor spaces available! Please submit all papers asked for by RFA. City forms should be mailed to the city of Easton.

Complete and return your application.  Mail the application and appropriate checks to:
Riverside Festival of the Arts
PO Box 465
Easton, PA 18044

We must receive your Food Vendor Form NO LATER than August 15, 2018. Once we have confirmed you as a vendor there are no refunds or use of funds at any other RFA event in the future upon any cancellations. Set up times for vendors is from 7 am till 9 am. Your locations will be given closer to time.

**The City of Easton requires a ‘Special Event License‘ to participate in the Riverside Festival of the Arts and you can download the City application here.
Submit these forms to the Bureau of Health, City Hall Easton, PA along with a check for $80 to cover your city license and inspection fee.**
We hope you will join us for the
22nd Annual Riverside Festival of the Arts this year.
Winners of the Taco Contest 2017 ~
3rd & Ferry Fish Market for sweet
          Mesa Mexican Restaurant for savory
Congrats to both winners!

Winners of the 2016 Cup Cake Wars ~ Hellertown Bakery

Winner of the Cuisine Challenge ~ 3rd & Ferry Fish Market

Winner of August eliminations are Pearly Bakers Alehouse & Two Rivers Brewing! See you at the finals September 18th at 3.00pm!

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Invitations went out to Stokes Chef Abe, Ashley Chef Ed and Mesa team for the Cuisine Challenge!


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Sweet Girlz on board for Cup Cake Wars!  Cuisine Challenge has chefs ready to go ~Two Rivers Brewing and Pearly Bakers Alehouse invitations made!

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 Lady and Barbara with Tracey Mathews Oven Lovin ~ invitation delivered!

2016  ~ A Cuisine Challenge has been called! And A Cup Cake War declared!

A Cuisine Challenge has been called! And A Cup Cake War declared!                                                                           

Do you have the best Cuisine in the Easton area?  Are your Cup Cakes number one? Care to prove that with our first annual ‘Bragging Rights’ Cup Cake War and Cuisine Challenge! Who are your favorites?

Judged as follows: Cuisine Challenge! & Cup Cake Wars!

Appearance/Presentation~ ‘Food as Art’ 20th Anniversary Special Event!





Elimination rounds: We will inform you well in advance when the judges are coming. All will be blogged on our home page so keep coming back!

Round 1: June 29th

Round 2: July 20th

Round 3: August 24th

Finals: Presenting starts on time. Be prepared. There will be a table for you to set your creations on before presenting. **Remember you are part of the visual presentation. Make the most of it. Judging is on September 18th at 2:00 pm sharp for Cup Cake Wars! and 3:00 pm sharp for Cuisine Challenge!        

You must be prepared to present on time.

Winners announced: September 18th between 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM. You must be present.

Winners receive “Easton Bragging Rights” with all media coverage and a lovely wood plaque for your shop!

1st, 2nd and 3rd place are at the finals.