Flashback Friday: A Look Back At Some Meals Food Truck Owners Need To Incorporate Into Their Fall Menus


About a year ago (on Sept. 21, 2016, to be exact), Custom Concessions did an article on hot food items for fall, and in Flashback Friday fashion, we are about to go all the way back to that article.

The article was titled “Hot Food Items Food Truck Owners Need To Incorporate Into Their Fall Menus.”

While we weren’t trying to step on anyone’s toes then — and we certainly aren’t trying to do that now — it’s always a great idea to switch up the menu from time to time, especially when a new season is rearing its head, and especially when the pumpkin spice flavor is the king of the season (spoiler alert: it is for fall).

In a nutshell, we talked about some trendy foods/hot meals, if you will, that food truck owners should serve up during fall. Yes, the pumpkin spice flavor made the list … so did pot pie and “A Thanksgiving Celebration.” Before we give away all of the gems, though, we are just going to stop there.

Nonetheless, food truck owners would be wise to change up their menus during the fall months, even if it’s just subtle changes, or a meal or two. One of the easiest ways to attract more customers is by incorporating new items on the menu, and then marketing them like crazy, of course, especially via social media networks like Facebook.

Without further ado, we are about to drop a Flashback Friday preview of the article as well as the link so you can dive right in.

Check it out below, and good luck this fall, food truck owners!

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Hot Food Items Food Truck Owners Need To Incorporate Into Their Fall Menus

“Believe it or not, tomorrow is the first day of fall. With it comes so many great things, such as the perfect weather, nature being full of colors, holidays and some of the best foods. Needless to say, food truck owners need to take advantage of the fall, which is why we have come up with some hot food items for them to incorporate into their menus during this glorious time.

“Now, there are plenty of ways food truck owners can approach fall. For instance, they can simply follow the trends and the seasons, which is never a bad idea, or they can stick with their golden menus that helped their food truck businesses grow and thrive — the choice is yours.

“Nonetheless, there are plenty of hot food items mobile kitchen owners can incorporate into their menus during the fall, and the items below are a great start.”

To check out the entire article, make sure to follow this link.


Fall 2017 doesn’t begin until Sept. 22; however, in hopes of crushing fall this year, it’s important to start planning out your strategies now, which should, of course, include your menu strategies. Plus, people are already raging about the pumpkin spice latte (and the flavor in general), which means the sooner you unleash your fall treats, such as a latte, the sooner you will profit, and attract more customers to your truck.

Make this fall the best one yet by being ready for it! Devise a menu that you know your customers will love. Here’s to a great fall!

Need more advice on the menu? Make sure to check out the three articles below (previews and links included).

Tips For Creating A Unique Food Truck Menu

“One way to succeed in the food truck industry: Be unique.

“After all, if you plan on standing out among all of the food trucks that are sprouting up across America, then you have to stand out in some fashion, and the best way to do that is by being unique.

“One of the ways you can achieve that feat is by creating a unique food truck menu, and if you are in the market for exactly that, you are in luck, because we will be unleashing five tips to help you create a unique food truck menu.”

Food Options Every Mobile Kitchen Truck Needs

“Food trucks are a great place to go on a Friday night (or any time of the week, that is). The food they provide for our taste buds are otherworldly and you also don’t have to go through the trouble that is sitting at a sit-down restaurant.

“However, if you are currently the head chef at your very own mobile catering truck or are browsing the market for food trucks for sale, make sure you keep these food options in mind — because every mobile kitchen truck needs them.”

Tips For Picking A Food Truck Concept

“If you are thinking about entering the food truck industry, then there are about 1,000 different things you are going to have to figure out. While that might be exaggerated a bit, food truck owners have to make a ton of different decisions before they even get their trucks up and running.

“One of those decisions — and it is a very important one — is figuring out what you want your concept to be. Figuring out your concept and menu might not be the easiest decision to make, but once you have made up your mind, you need to stick with your concept (and love it).

“Branding and marketing aside, your concept and menu alone are going to attract customers. After all, people go to food trucks for the — wait for it — food. And if your concept is good enough, your lines will be flocking with customers in no time.”

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