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Brett Lindenberg is the founder of Food Truck Empire and Food Empire Pro. Brett's mission is help to entrepreneurs start and grow profitable food businesses. Since 2014, Brett has interviewed over 100 entrepreneurs on the Food Empire Pro podcast and written hundreds of blog posts on all aspects of food business. Brett has been quoted in media outlets like Entrepreneur Magazine, CNBC, and The Washington Post.

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bernie's burger bus

How to Manage Operations for a Fleet of Food Trucks Like Bernie’s Burger Bus | FTE Episode 019

Be prepared to work harder. – Justin Turner’s advice on opening a food truck business. The return will come, I believe. It just takes a lot of hard work and a long time doing it. A lot of people give up really fast.– Justin Turner Class is now in session this week with Justin Turner, […]

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mark's grill

Mark’s Grill Reveals How to Deliver Great Food at a Fast Pace | FTE Episode 018

This is a new paradigm of lunch delivery food. – Mark Hamilton reflecting on the first time he encountered a food truck. The guys that are making money are doing it very fast. The people that aren’t are very slow. – Mark Hamilton on food truck operations. Today, I have the pleasure of speaking with […]

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Ninja Crowdfunding Strategies from FoodStart.com Founder Alex Sheshunoff | FTE Episode 017

It’s not just the capital. It’s creating buzz and it’s creating this group of people that feel like it’s their food truck too. – Alex Sheshunoff, CEO of FoodStart.com on the benefits using crowdfunding to help launch a restaurant.  This week we’re shifting our focus just a bit to focus on leveraging crowdfunding to launch […]

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negative customer review

The Mobile Restauranteur’s Guide to Dealing with Bad Reviews

This post was inspired by a listener email. I decided to write about the subject because I felt like it applied to a lot of restaurant owners. The sender asked me not to use their name, but had no problem with me sharing their question and my response here. Here’s the question as I received […]

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DB's Hotdog and Sausage Emporium

How DB’s Hotdog and Sausage Emporium Was Funded By FoodStart.com and Tax Returns | FTE Episode 016

Doug is owner of DB’s Hotdog and Sausage Emporium serving up gourmet dogs to the hard-working residents of Kenosha, Wisconsin. Doug has successfully operated his business for about a year know and was able to launch his business with zero debt thanks to a tax return and a help from a crowdsourcing website. This week […]

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