How To Start a Home-based Food Truck Business by Eric Thomas, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
How To Start a Home-based Food Truck Business

How To Start a Home-based Food Truck Business

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by Eric Thomas
     
 

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From designing your food truck and identifying your market to establishing a business plan and determining the operational concerns of a mobile business, this comprehensive guide provides down-to-earth advice on every aspect of setting up and running a food truck business. Learn all about overcoming the hurdles facing the mobile food vendor, the legal aspects of

Overview

From designing your food truck and identifying your market to establishing a business plan and determining the operational concerns of a mobile business, this comprehensive guide provides down-to-earth advice on every aspect of setting up and running a food truck business. Learn all about overcoming the hurdles facing the mobile food vendor, the legal aspects of food safety, menu planning, setting up your home-based headquarters, and navigating the catering industry. Whatever your plans, each chapter can help you experience the satisfaction of establishing and building your own home-based food truck business and reaching opening day! Look for useful charts and worksheets throughout the book, including: Preferred Vendor Checklist Start-Up Cost WorksheetsSample Operational Weekly Schedule 7878Outfitting your mobile kitchenAttracting customersNavigating operations concernsUnderstanding legal aspects and food safety Building your menu

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762778782
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
07/03/2012
Series:
Home-Based Business Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
232
Sales rank:
600,010
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Eric Thomas is the owner of the Rolling Grill, a mobile food trailer that specializes in onsite barbecue, catering, and alfresco dining services. Eric's success with the Rolling Grill has allowed him to start an award-winning BBQ competition team, which travels the southeast competing throughout the year. He also hosts a regular video chat with Daryl Mast from BBQSuperstars.com.

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