Making it Through Your First Year as a Food Truck

December 14, 2012

Whether or not you have experience as an entrepreneur, chances are that you’ve heard the following statistic: three out of every ten start- ups go out of business within the first two years. What’s worse is that that number climbs to 5 after 5 years. However, there is good news. There are plenty of ways…

The Real Deal on Restaurant Wars with Food Trucks

December 10, 2012

Here’s the scoop. You’ve probably encountered (or read about) the backlash that mobile food vendors are getting from brick-and-mortar restaurants. Many news sources are depicting mobile food stands as the reason that restaurants are closing down or moving to new locations. But is this true? No. Although mainstream media sites publish these stories as fact,…

Quick Facts and Figures on Creating a Food Truck Business

December 6, 2012

Is this food truck trend here to stay? We say yes. Although it’s a trend that’s emerging from the death of its evil cousin the “roach coach” the new mobile gourmet food business is going to be the one that sticks. Here are some quick facts and figures that were released by Column Five Media…

Five Simple Ways to Increase Your Followers on Twitter

December 4, 2012

Right now, Twitter is the most important social media tool for your food truck business – hands down. However, it’s easy to let this tool fall the wayside when you realize how difficult it is to increase and maintain your following. Here are a few suggestions for raising the number of followers that your mobile…

Do You Need Extra Help Running Your Company?

November 26, 2012

As if finding a great staff to run your food truck isn’t hard enough, you’ll find that this business involves staffing needs that you may not have originally anticipated. Finding a great attorney, accountant and insurance agent may be the key to smoothly opening and operating your food truck business. Why? In the same way…

Making Your Supply List for Your Food Trailer

November 21, 2012

Now that you have created your menu, it’s time to make a supply list. Your supply list is going to be directly based off of the requirements to cook and produce your menu items. This list is comparable to putting together a shopping or grocery list. You must be as specific as possible concerning the…

Pricing Out Your Menu Options

November 19, 2012

The prices that you charge for your food truck’s menu items are how you are going to secure profits. However, this does not mean that you will continue to earn higher profits if you constantly raise prices. In general, customers shopping within the food industry are highly price-sensitive, meaning that they will not hesitate to…

Forecasting Sales for Your Food Trailer Up-Start

November 16, 2012

The duration of your food trailer’s survival is dependent on your truck’s sales. If the forecast sales aren’t high enough to signify a decent level of profitability, your truck may not make it through the year. Investors and lenders find forecast sales imperative to whether or not they provide you with loans or investments, which…

Using Facebook to Your Advantage

November 14, 2012

Facebook is a free, powerful marketing tool at your disposal. There are now more than one billion people on Facebook around the globe – that’s one-seventh of the world’s population! Creating a Facebook page for your food truck business is essential to building your brand and establishing your food truck’s reputation. And, it’s easy to…

How to Keep Your Food Truck Clean

November 12, 2012

Simply put, your business depends on your cleanliness. There is no way to get around this fact and there is no reason that you should want to. It is in the best interests of your customers, your staff, and your business as a whole. I know – creating a gourmet meal can be messy. But…

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Our food trucks and trailers have been seen on ABC, NBC, CNN, Food Network and the Cooking Channel. Most importantly, if you are asking yourself why would I buy from Concession Nation, Inc. and not another company? It is simple, we do not design, we create. Our work is custom. We pride ourselves in making your vision come to reality. We are the best in this business, and don't take our word fot it...see it yourself. Take a moment to browse throughout our websites, and make notice of our expertise, years of experience, versatility and quality. In addition, we value our customers and you will experience it from the moment you call. We encourage you to visit our 10,000 sq ft warehouse in Florida to check our work in progress and ready to go projects.