Empty Bowls Vendor Application

We are currently accepting applications from local restaurants to participate in our Soup Competition. We are also accepting applications from wineries, breweries, restaurants, chefs and specialty shops to serve samples of wine, beer, hor d'oeuvres, tea/coffee and dessert during the event.  


Welcome to our 15th year celebrating the generosity of Niagara’s finest soup chefs, wineries, breweries, dessert crafters, talented artisan potters and local business sponsors. 

On Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at the Americana Conference Centre in Niagara Falls, Bethlehem Housing and Support Services will be hosting the 15th Anniversary of our Empty Bowls fundraiser.

If you are interested in participating as a vendor please download the following:

Vendor Package

Participant Agreement Form

Call for Vendors

Soup Vendors: The main highlight of the event is the Empty Bowls soup competition featuring up to 12 local restaurants and chefs. Soups are judged by a panel of judges who choose the winner of the Platinum Ladle Award and guests choose the winner of the People’s Choice Award.

VIP Vendors: The VIP reception will be held in the Grande Ballroom from 5pm – 6pm for a limited number of VIP ticket holders (up to 200 guests). VIP guests will enjoy a pre-event reception with passed hors d’oeuvres served by local chefs and specialty wines provided by a local winery. As a VIP vendor you will receive an exclusive opportunity to promote your business and interact with our VIP ticket holders, sponsors and corporate guests.

Wine/Beer Vendors: Included as the perfect complement are samples of award-winning wines and craft beers provided by local wineries and breweries. As a Wine/Beer Vendor you will have an opportunity to promote your favorite products and feature your business, each guest will receive one ticket to sample one of your featured products.

Specialty Vendors: Each year we welcome a few specialty vendors to provide samples of decadent desserts or organic teas/coffee. As a specialty vendor you will be featured in a distinct location in the foyer and each guest will receive one ticket to sample one of your featured products.

Express Your Interest 

Please complete the form below to express your interest in participating as a vendor.  You will soon be contacted by our Community Engagement Coordinator to further discuss your interest.  

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