From Converted FedEx Truck to Food Truck and One Year with Tutta’s Pizza | FTE Episode 010

Tutta’s Pizza serves up unique slices of gourmet pizza to the fortunate residents of the Dallas / Fort Worth area. Tutta’s Pizza also recently celebrated first anniversary being open for business. In episode 10 of the FoodTruckEmpire Podcast, Jeremy Scott, owner of Tutta’s Pizza, shares his story leaving a career as a mechanical engineer to start his own food truck venture.

For Scott, the drift toward culinary entrepreneurship began with a passion for BBQ and pizza. Eventually, that passion went from hobby to career when he decided to take the big leap and start his own food truck. In this episode, Scott explains the reasons he decided to use a converted FedEx truck for his own business and how a custom food truck manufacturer was able to make his vision a reality. He also shares his advice and lessons learned from his first 12-months of ownership.

This episode is approximately 20 minutes in length.

 

Here’s What You’ll Learn:

  • Why Jeremy from Tutta’s Pizza Decided to Convert a FedEx into their food truck
  • Where to locate used FedEx trucks
  • How Tutta’s Pizza leveraged custom food truck builder Cruising Kitchens to fulfill their vision
  • The process Jeremy took to ensure his truck would pass all health inspections
  • The challenges and rewards of his first year owning / operating a food truck

 Mentioned in the Show

TuttasPizza.com – This is the official website of the Tutta’s Pizza food truck. Check tour dates, read the menu, or book Tutta’s for your next gig here.

@tuttaspizza – Read the Tweets of Tutta’s Pizza here.

Tutta’s Pizza Tour – Get a virtual tour of the converted FedEx truck lovingly referred to as “The Beast.” This two minute video showcases the inside, including all the cooking equipment and outside of the truck. This is the closest you can get to being inside Tutta’s Pizza without being an employee!

Cruising Kitchens – This is the custom builder Jeremy went through to have his food truck developed. These guys put together mobile kitchens for customers located across the United States.

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