From the Back Cover
From designing your food truck and identifying your market to establishing a business plan and determining the operational concerns of a mobile business, this comprehensive guide provides down-to-earth advice on every aspect of setting up and running a food truck business. Learn all about overcoming the hurdles facing the mobile food vendor, the legal aspects of food safety, menu planning, setting up your home-based headquarters, and navigating the catering industry. Whatever your plans, each chapter can help you experience the satisfaction of establishing and building your own home-based food truck business and reaching opening day! Look for useful charts and worksheets throughout the book, including: Preferred Vendor Checklist Start-Up Cost WorksheetsSample Operational Weekly Schedule 7878Outfitting your mobile kitchenAttracting customersNavigating operations concernsUnderstanding legal aspects and food safety Building your menu
About the Author
Eric Thomas is the owner of the Rolling Grill, a mobile food trailer that specializes in onsite barbecue, catering, and alfresco dining services. Eric's success with the Rolling Grill has allowed him to start an award-winning BBQ competition team, which travels the southeast competing throughout the year. He also hosts a regular video chat with Daryl Mast from BBQSuperstars.com.