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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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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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the grilled cheese truck

The Grilled Cheese Truck: Powered by Social Media, Veterans, and Founder Dave Danhi

Got a huge podcast for you today with Dave Danhi, the CEO and Founder of the The Grilled Cheese Truck, arguably the most popular food truck on the planet and the number one followed food truck on Twitter. In this exclusive interview, I get the opportunity to speak with Dave about how he leveraged Twitter […]

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From Software to Smoothie Trailer with Laney Strange of Memphis Punch | FTE Episode 014

“You don’t need to know everything.” – Laney Strange on getting started in the mobile food business or anything else you might want to do. “There were a lot of unknowns going into this and I didn’t have this background, but I had an idea I wanted to run with and a great partner and […]

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Allen Tan

Food TV, Building the Story, and Using Pop-ups to Launch a Mobile Food Business | FTE Episode 013

I’m a huge food television fan. Two of my favorites include Anthony Bourdain and Guy Fieri, but I’ve never thought too much about why I was attracted to these programs. That is.. not until I had the opportunity to speak with today’s guest Allen Tan of MEnU food truck who made me realize it’s not […]

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