Top 5 Custom Concessions Articles Of 2018 So Far


If you are thinking about joining the food truck industry in 2018 (or any time, really), then you need to do your homework.

After all, there are many different aspects when it comes to a food truck business, and succeeding in this industry takes so much more than being a good cook, although that is an essential ingredient.

With that in mind, we wanted to give aspiring food truck owners advice galore in the form of five Custom Concessions articles from 2018.

Check them out below, and make sure to apply the advice to your food truck journey wherever you see fit!

Top 5 Custom Concessions Articles Of 2018 So Far

5.) Questions You Will Likely Have When Trying To Become A Food Truck Owner

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A food truck might be quite the investment, but it’s not so much money that it will take a lifetime to save up for. Other than saving up your own money to buy a food truck, you can also find investors, finance your food truck, ask family member for the money, etc.

Believe it or not, you might only need to save up a little amount of money if you go the financing route, because you would only initially need money for the downpayment if you go that route. This amount might not be too much if you have good credit. It, of course, depends on your situation.

The key is looking at how much your food truck will cost, analyzing your money situation, looking at all your options and then going from there. You can enter the food truck industry — it might just take some patience and persistence.

4.) Why Being A Food Truck Owner Should Be Looked At As A Dream Job

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Is it because your passion is cooking food, and you’ve always dreamed about taking said passion to the next level by doing it for a living? Perhaps you just want to own your own business, and you see a food truck as reasonably priced and also as a great opportunity. Maybe you are just looking for something new and you think it would be fun to be a food truck owner.

Whatever the case might be, we want to make this point perfectly clear: Being a food truck owner should be viewed as a dream job.

After all, as a food truck owner, you get to run your own business, you don’t have to answer to a boss, you can work whenever you want, you get to be a manager and a leader (if you hire employees, that is) and … well, the list could go on and on. These reasons alone make this a very exciting industry for so many different people, and then you add the chef aspect into the equation…

3.) Why You Really Can Make Your Dream Of Becoming A Food Truck Owner Come True

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A determined person is a very powerful thing.

If you are determined, then you will likely never quit when it comes to making your dream come true. You will become obsessed (in a good way, of course) with making your dream come true.

Part of becoming a food truck owner — and finding success in the mobile kitchen industry — is having the right mindsets. If you have the right mindsets from the beginning — and stay determined, persistent and patient — then you will be setting yourself up for success right from the beginning.

2.) 3 Things Aspiring Food Truck Owners Need To Do Constantly

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No matter how easy it is for you to break into the food truck industry, you should be putting in the work when it comes to the learning department. The last thing you want is to be unprepared for this industry, and that is, unfortunately, something so many people face once they do become food truck owners. Of course, you can’t prepare for everything, but that shouldn’t stop your learning journey.

There are plenty of food truck owners who don’t make it because they aren’t business savvy or [fill in the blank]. If you know you are lacking in a certain area that you also know is going to be important for your business, then you should put in the work now. After all, when you do become a food truck owner, you are likely going to figure out that you don’t have as much free time on your hands as you thought you would.

So, learn about the food truck industry and all of the trends, learn about business, learn about entrepreneurship, learn about managing employees, learn about how to become a better cook, learn about marketing/advertising, learn about menu creation, learn about catering, learn about food truck events, etc.

1.) Where Is The Ideal Place To Start A Food Truck Business?

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There are so many factors that go into this process. With that said, it could be as easy as picking the busiest location in terms of foot traffic in your area. Perhaps there is a thriving business district nearby. Perhaps there is an outdoor venue where food trucks flock to. Maybe your food sells better in certain areas because the concept is simply more popular in that part of the country. Maybe your concept is really popular in nearby destinations, so you find a destination where it’s not popular in hopes of standing out.

It all comes down to this: The choice is yours. There is no one-size-fits-all response when it comes to the perfect location for a food truck business.

The thing is, you still have to put in the work.

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