Booking services help clients find food trucks to serve regular meals as well as special catering events. The companies, which typically charge the food truck a fee or a percentage of the sales, have been expanding. Food truck operators hold mixed views.
Starting a food truck has been an intense educational experience for a Texas family with no prior foodservice background. Entering their third year, Steve and Nanette Hutto have decided to take an active management role.
Keith Hill believes the food truck industry is becoming more competitive and needs more educational resources to help entrepreneurs succeed. This is why he participates in industry building activities, including sharing his expertise with others.
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.
One of the more eye-opening sessions at the Fast Casual Executive Summit in Nashville last month was a quick, question-filled hour-long chat with a varied panel of millennials about what gets their food business and what does not.