Stories about social media and technology tools were the most-read articles in 2017, the inaugural year for Food Truck Operator. An analysis of the 10 stories reflects a variety of concerns as the industry continues to expand at a rapid pace.
A passion for food, combined with a desire to improve his lot in life and a little luck propelled David Choi, the son of Korean immigrants, to launch Seoul Taco, a small chain of restaurants and food trucks.
George Felix, KFC's director of brand communications, will share his secret recipe on how KFC is resonating with both millennials and Baby Boomers at the 2018 Restaurant Franchising and Innovation Summit.
The question of whether or not to franchise weighs heavily on the minds of foodservice establishments that must consider the benefits and challenges of offering a turnkey program to entrepreneurs versus having more control via expanding with company owned stores.
While many of today's restaurants view food trucks as a way to extend their brand to new customers, Ray Friedrich evaluated the food truck option as a new business opportunity, and developed his concept based on what he saw as a local market need.