In today’s episode of the podcast, we catch up with Natascha Hess of The Ginger Pig in Colorado. Natascha was in our first ever Food Truck Academy program a few years back and has gone on to have tremendous success, including being awarded the Best Food Truck in Denver.

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Natascha Hess of the Ginger Pig.

Fast forward a couple years, Natascha is opened her first restaurant at Rosetta Food Hall in Boulder, Colorado. If you live in the area be sure to give the restaurant a visit for authentic Asian street food.

This interview is an excerpt from part our annual Food Truck Academy class earlier this year where Natascha shared her insight into what it takes to start a successful food business, including how much work it is to stay open consistently over the long haul.

The Ginger Pig.

If you’re serious about starting your own food truck business, sign up to be notified when the next class opens up in early 2020. It’s been almost one year since we’ve held the last Food Truck Academy and will more than likely only be opening it one time the the next year. One of the unique elements of being part of these classes is the opportunity to get access to food operators like Natascha and ask any question you would like.

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