The South Beach Wine and Food Festival 2013: Food Trucks

March 18, 2013

Andrew Zimmern, “Bizarre Foods” TV personality, hosted the food truck rally day at this year’s South Beach Wine and Food Festival in Miami. He reports, a little exaggeratedly, that mobile food has been around “since before the time of Christ” – just not in the fashion that we currently know of it. Though it hasn’t…

What to do in an Accident with Your Food Truck

March 11, 2013

Although you’re mobile, there are so many other things to worry about with starting your food truck business that getting into an accident may be your last concern. Have no fear, though. We’ve compiled a checklist for your mobile food stand in the event of an accident. Since you may be shaken up from the…

A Few Easy Steps to Creating a Successful Food Truck Business

February 18, 2013

It’s not too late to jump in on the food truck craze that’s sweeping the nation. That trend is here to stay. So, if this is an entrepreneurial venture that you’re seriously considering, there are a few simple steps to keep in mind as you begin to create your business plan. Do research. Hopefully this…

Lighter Fares in the New Year

February 7, 2013

Everyone’s catching on to the newest trend in restaurants and mobile cuisine, alike. Lighter fares are the newest stars of the show. We saw fast food chains catch on a few years back, but now restaurant chains are beginning to modify their menus to promote items that are healthier for their customers – due, of…

Training Your Food Trailer’s Staff to “Go Green”

January 30, 2013

Outfitting your food trailer to be environmentally friendly is only the first step to creating a sustainable vehicle. Just as with any attempt at positive reform, retrofitting your mobile food stand to be green is only effective if you and your staff adopt and use the products correctly. And of course, the process is most…

Include Organic Food in Your Food Truck’s Dishes

January 28, 2013

Although we encourage all food trucks to partake in the organic trend, we’re not oblivious to its challenges. The main benefits, as you probably know, are that organic foods promote better health and environmentally sustainable practices for the land. But can you serve all-organic dishes all year round, and how? We have five suggestions on…

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…

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…

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