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Parks and Rec Admin

Address: 1340 Gunnison Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81501
Phone: 970-254-3866

Approved Food Vendors


Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita

Are you a concessionaire or caterer interested in working an event at a City of Grand Junction facility or park, at the Mesa County Fairgrounds or at events such as the Palisade Sunday Market, Fruita Fall Festival or Mike the Headless Chicken Festival? Maybe you're an event planner and you wish to host an event at one of the public facilities? If so, then you have come to the right place!  The following information will help you get started:

Event Organizer Information

If you are interested in hosting an event at any City of Grand Junction, Mesa County, City of Fruita, or Town of Palisade public facility and would like food/beverage services please follow these simple steps: 

1. Contact the appropriate agency to reserve a facility: park shelter, park open space or indoor facility.  
City of Grand Junction (Includes Long Family Memorial Park) ~ 970-254-3866, or at 1340 Gunnison Avenue
Mesa County ~ 970-255-7107
Town of Palisade ~ 970-464-5602
City of Fruita ~ 970-858-3663

2. Along with your contract you will be given a list of all approved food and beverage caterers and concessionaires (listed below). You must contact a caterer or concessionaire from the approved list and make arrangements for your event.

3. All caterers and concessionaires must be on the approved list to vend at a City of Grand Junction, Mesa County, City of Fruita, or Town of Palisade facility.  If you would like to use a caterer or concessionaire not on the list, ask them to submit their qualifying documents using our easy packet.

Food Vendor Qualification Packet for Public Facilities 

Approved to work for:    City of Grand Junction dot_blue  Mesa County dot_red  Town of Palisade dot_green  City of Fruita dot_brown

2019 Approved Catering List

An event serviced by a retail food establishment that provides a contracted, prearranged number of meals and/or food products that are prepared at a licensed retail food establishment for service and are consumed at the same or another prearranged offsite location and not available for individual purchase. Catered events can also include delivered or drop and go food from a licensed retail food establishment.
 Rib City Grill  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Berna B's   Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
 Spaghetti Mill  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Ribber Bar B Que Catering Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Cowboy and The Rose Catering Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Colorado Q Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
 Pablo's Pizza Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade  Hammerhead BBQ  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Bravo Food Truck  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Sip Mobile Coffee Co.   Mesa County 
A Taste of Heaven Catering  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita The Little Pink Truck  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Big Mike's Pork N Wings  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Be Crepeful Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Grandpa Howdy's Kettlecorn  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Decadence Gourmet  Grand Junction Palisade Fruita
Colorful Colorado Cupcakes   Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Western Colorado Community College Grand Junction 
Michael Angelo's Wood Fired Pizza   Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Mesa Feliz Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
The Buttered Biscuit Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Double B BBQ Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Los Dos Paelleros dot_blue Hilltop Community Resources dot_blue
The Bubbly Chicks  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita GJ Fusion  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Colorado Q Ice Cream  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Buckskin Bar and Shaved Ice  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Have Cooker Will Travel dot_blue  
   

 

2019 Approved Special Event List

A single community event or celebration that operates for a period of time of not more than 14 consecutive days and may include town celebrations, fairs, festivals or farmer's markets. Example are Fruita Fall Fest, Mesa County Fair, JUCO, etc.

Hawg Food Fire Grill  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Whaz Up Dawg Grand Junction
Boosters Specialty Drinks Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Spaghetti Mill  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Papa Bear's Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Sugar Shack Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Cowboy and The Rose  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Whitewater Kettle Corn Grand Junction Palisade Fruita
KC's Kettle Corn  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Marge's Mobile  Grand Junction Mesa County Fruita Palisade  
Cowabunga Creamery Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Colorado Q Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Top Dog  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Pablo's Pizza Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade 
Hammerhead BBQ  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Gelato Junction  Grand Junction 
Bravo Food Truck  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Redneck Kettle Korn  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
The Rockgarden Sandwich Co. Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Sip Mobile Coffee Co.   Mesa County 
Hokulia Shave Ice Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Gumbo Lov  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Dippin' Dots Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Windy City Eats Grand Junction  Palisade Fruita
Rimrock Kettle Korn  Mesa County  Fruita The Little Pink Truck Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Big Mike's Pork N Wings Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Los Compadres  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Be Crepeful Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Grandpa Howdy's Kettlecorn  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Decadence Gourmet  Grand Junction Palisade Fruita Los Torres  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Colorful Colorado Cupcakes  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Altrusa Int'l of Palisade  Palisade 
Enstrom Candies  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Premier Concession Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Michael Angelo's Wood Fired Pizza   Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Mesa Feliz  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
TwoCan LLC. Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita 5M Companies Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Sweet Drinks Concessions Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Lonchera la Casita  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
The Buttered Biscuit  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Double B BBQ Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
The Mobile Chef  Fruita Edible Fruit Designs Willy's Wild Carvings  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
The Spud Bunch  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Dunn-Rite Jerky dot_green
Debonair Fun Food Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Surfin Salmon Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Los Dos Paelleros  dot_blue Steadfast Events of Colorado Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Frosty Freeze West Inc. Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Jax Snax  Grand Junction Palisade Fruita
The Bubbly Chicks  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita GJ Fusion  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Be Sweet Cafe & Bakeshop  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Purrfect Treat Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Love Me Foods  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita La Pupuseria   Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Mier Ventures  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Taqueria Jalisco  dot_red  
M&R Concessions  dot_red  Colorado Q Ice Cream  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Buckskin Bar and Shaved Ice  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Pantuso A-18 Food Truck  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Aspen Mini Donuts  Palisade Fruita B & C BBQ LLC.  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Grandma Denny's Downhome Grub  dot_blue  
   

 

2019 Approved On-Going Program or Sporting Event List

Regularly scheduled series of events held at such places as public parks, sporting arenas, concert halls, flea markets and sporadic promotional events such as grand openings.

 Hawg Food Fire Grill  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Boosters Specialty Drinks Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
 Spaghetti Mill  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Papa Bear's Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Sugar Shack Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Cowboy and The Rose  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Whitewater Kettle Corn Grand Junction Palisade Fruita KC's Kettle Corn  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Marge's Mobile  Grand Junction Mesa County Fruita Palisade  Colorado Q Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Top Dog Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Redneck Kettle Korn  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Bravo Food Truck  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita The Rockgarden Sandwich Co.  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Hokulia Shave Ice  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Gumbo Lov  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Dippin' Dots Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita The Little Pink Truck Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Big Mike's Pork N Wings Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Los Compadres  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Be Crepeful Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Grandpa Howdy's Kettlecorn  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Colorful Colorado Cupcakes  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Enstrom Candies  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Premier Concession Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Michael Angelo's Wood Fired Pizza   Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
TwoCan LLC.  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita 5M Companies Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Sweet Drinks Concessions Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Lonchera la Casita Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
The Buttered Biscuit Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Double B BBQ Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Dunn-Rite Jerky dot_green Debonair Fun Food Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Surfin Salmon Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Los Dos Paelleros dot_blue
Steadfast Events of Colorado Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Frosty Freeze West Inc. Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Jax Snax  Grand Junction Palisade Fruita The Bubbly Chicks  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
GJ Fusion  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Love Me Foods  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
La Pupuseria   Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Mier Ventures  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita 
Colorado Q Ice Cream  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Buckskin Bar and Shaved Ice  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Pantuso A-18 Food Truck  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita Whaz Up Dawg Grand Junction
Aspen Mini Donuts  Palisade Fruita B & C BBQ LLC.  Grand Junction Mesa County Palisade Fruita
Grandma Denny's Downhome Grub   Grand Junction  

 

Food/Beverage Vendor Information

The participating public entities (City of Grand Junction, Mesa County, City of Fruita and Town of Palisade) would like Food Vendors to have to submit only ONCE a year instead for each event to which they are invited.  So, no matter which public entity for which you wish to qualify for, no matter how many events, entity-sponsored or not, read the Food Vendor Qualification Packet (click on button below) and submit the requested documents.  Each public entity has decided on their individual requirements and the City of Grand Junction is collecting the documents and maintaining the web page for all the entities.

 1. Review the Food Vendor Qualification Packet for Public Facilities and decide which of the four public entities (City of Grand Junction, Mesa County, City of Fruita, Town of Palisade) for which you may be selected to work a public events.  Some of the events that take place throughout the year are considered "Main Events" and the last page of the Packet has those listed for your convenience.

2. Fill out the requested pages in the Packet and submit them along with the other requested documents to: emiyk@gjcity.org or mail to (or drop off at) the City of Grand Junction Parks Administration, 1340 Gunnison Ave,  81501, at Lincoln Park. Contact 970-254-3875 with questions.

3. If all qualifications are satisfied, your business name will be added to the lists seen above. (Category depends on Mesa County Health Department approval.)

4. Event organizers will contact you directly to arrange for catering or concession services.

5. Make sure your photo and menu information is up-to-date and informative because they will be viewed by event coordinators searching the lists for a caterer or concessionaire. Event organizers will be selecting from these lists. You are welcome to update this information as often as you like.

6. Note:  If you work a public event at a City of Grand Junction facility, be sure to use the Concessionaire Payment Form to calculate and submit the balance of your event fee with in 3 days of the end of the event. Follow a few simple guidelines and enjoy offering concessions at Grand Junction facilities.

Grand Junction Concessionaire Payment Form


Concessionaires!  Interested in the GRAND VALLEY FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY group?  Visit their website for more information: http://www.grandvalleyfoodtruckfridays.com/


For information or questions about the qualification process, please contact 970-254-3875 or emilyk@gjcity.org.