Believe it or not you can convert an old shipping container into an up-to-date semi mobile kitchen. Unlike a food truck or trailer, you won’t have quite as much mobility. There’s no engine or wheels installed on these pieces after all making daily travel unpractical. Still, if you plan to operate a business in a fixed location over a semi-permanent time frame, for example opening a shaved ice business that’s only open during summer months at a busy lake…Continue Reading »
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Trying to figure out what kitchen equipment you need installed in your food truck’s mobile kitchen? We have a list of cooking equipment needed to execute five common food trucks menus. Most importantly each of these concepts is proven to work on a food truck already. Some concepts are too complex to be realistically cooked on a truck, but…Continue Reading »
As regular readers of the blog may already know, I’m starting a kettle corn business and have begun my search for a quality popper. I don’t plan to purchase a used kettle corn machine for my own business, but I do want to understand the cost and availability for this type of equipment online. Who knows, I might even stumble upon a really cheap popper that’s in good condition and reduce my overall startup…Continue Reading »
Is a food truck worth it? We surveyed 300 full-time food truck owners and asked them to share annual revenue figures for their businesses to help answer this question. Of the 300 that we surveyed, a total of 223 vendors responded with annual income estimates. Vendors were given a list of five options to choose from and instructed to select the option that most closely represented their annual revenue for the previous calendar year.
Food truck owners included in this…Continue Reading »
Want to build your own BBQ smoker trailer from scratch? In this guide, our goal is to organize everything you need to make your dream smoker in one convenient location. Within this “ultimate guide” you’ll find step-by-step video instructions on how to go about welding your own smoker, the tools and equipment you’ll need to own or get access to, and some free blueprint plans you can download right now and use for inspiration. Let’s do this!
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