Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen. Registration is currently closed. Please check back in March for 2018 volunteer information.


  • Ability to commit to the full schedule of your assigned committee (read more about committee options in the application)
  • Mandatory Online Volunteer Training (approximately one-hour online course)
  • Volunteers may be required to attend meetings specific to their committee prior to the event
  • Volunteers must be 21 years of age or older and furnish proof of age any time during the event
  • Good physical condition, able to stand for 2-3 hours, stay nimble, and lift heavy items
  • Volunteers must submit a complete online application using a valid email address per individual
  • As a community event, volunteers must be able to provide proof of residency in the Roaring Fork Valley.

No one under 21 permitted, including infants and small children in child carriers. This policy pertains to all events, including cooking demonstrations, seminars, and Grand Tastings.


The FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen is one of the Valley's premier events. As a volunteer, you will support the community, represent the Aspen-area alongside other great community members, and enjoy a world-renowned event. We receive over a thousand volunteer applications for approximately 600 coveted positions. Please be sure that you read the requirements and select an appropriate committee. In addition to valued volunteers who return year-after-year, we also look forward to welcoming new volunteers. Volunteers are chosen by the following criteria:

  • Applicant has volunteered for The Classic in the recent past
  • Past performance as a FOOD & WINE Classic volunteer
  • Resident of the Roaring Fork Valley
  • Application submission date

Roaring Fork Valley is defined as Aspen to Rifle. Residents may be asked to supply one of the following to verify residency: driver's license, passport, utility bill, or paycheck stub.



Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen. Volunteer registration opens March 1, 2018. Please visit us then.