Reasons Why We Love The Food Truck Industry

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The food truck industry is awesome — there is really no other way to put it. Why do we love the food truck industry today? Well, we will be giving you some golden reasons why we love this magical and delicious industry here shortly.

Before we get to those reasons, though, it’s important to note that this otherworldly industry is paving the way for chefs. This industry is giving chefs an alternative in the food industry. A cheaper alternative, might we add. Instead of opening up a sit-down restaurant for a fortune, prospective chefs can open up a food truck business for less money. On top of that, food trucks tend to come with less overhead costs, and it is likely easier to manage since you might only be dealing with a couple of employees.

The food truck industry is awesome — it really is. Without further ado, we give you some golden reasons why we love the food truck industry today.

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Reasons Why We Love The Food Truck Industry

  • Because All Of The Amazing Foods
  • Because Food Trucks Create Communities
  • Because They Are Affordable Yet Taste Amazing

Because All Of The Amazing Foods

The food truck industry is filled with amazing foods. From Chicago Dogs to gourmet pizzas to fish tacos to Hawaiian food to you name it, this industry provides so much when it comes to the taste department.

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The best part is the variety and the fact that you can get most of this variety in one place. After all, where there is one food truck, there are likely many food trucks, and every single one comes with its own recipes, menus and meals.

Every food truck comes with a bag of uniqueness. While there might be many pizza trucks, taco trucks and hamburger trucks out there, every single one is different in its own special way. This industry has so much variety when it comes to the food, food that happens to make our Industrytastebuds run wild.

On top of that — and this could be a reason by itself — mobile kitchens create communities. Most food truck owners (and the employees, of course) will make you feel welcome. You might go to a food truck because of the food, but you also get an entire experience on top of that. Great food, friendly people and you feel like you are part of a community — sign us up for that any day of the week.

If you are a food truck owner, then making people happy with your food is probably a day-maker every single time.

Because Food Trucks Go Where The People Are

Instead of traveling far and wide to get to a restaurant, food trucks go where the people go, if you will. Okay, so food trucks technically don’t go door to door (although catering is a big thing in this industry), they go where the most people are. Hear us out.

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Food truck owners tend to set up shop at a place that is flooding with foot traffic, a place that attracts a lot of people, a place that is big for tourism and you likely get the point. You can find food trucks at business districts, at events, at festivals, at bar scenes, downtown — everywhere. Heck, you can even find lunch trucks at weddings nowadays. In fact, food truck weddings are becoming more and more popular.

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Here’s the thing, if you plan on going downtown on a Friday night (or any night), then there’s a good chance that you will find a food truck somewhere along the way. Given the fact that food truck food is flooding with deliciousness and food trucks tend to go where the people are, they are perfect for foodies. What’s not to love about that?

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foodBecause They Are Affordable Yet Taste Amazing

Not only does food truck food tend to taste amazing but it is affordable as well. Does it get much better than that?

Food trucks provide amazing recipes and gourmet meals. The best part is the fact that you don’t have to wait for someone to serve you — well, in a sense, that is. You order your food, the cook makes your food and then you get your food — it’s that simple. With food trucks, gone are the days of having to go to a fancy restaurant to get an otherworldly meal … and having to pay an arm and a leg on top of that.

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Food truck chefs take pride in their art. In this case, the art is the food. Great tasting food and affordable prices — that’s why we love the food truck industry today.

There are, of course, many other reasons why we love the food truck industry. After all, this industry has so much to offer. Above all else, we love the food, the affordable prices and the fact that they seem to be everywhere nowadays.

Side note: If you are a food truck owner — and we know there are a lot of you out there — then you probably love this industry because it is allowing you to achieve your goals and dreams. It is allowing you to be the person you were meant to be, which could be a chef, business owner or both. This is a dream industry for people who want to work with food.

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A Colorado native, Trevor started off his college career at the University of Colorado, but decided to switch teams after two years. He graduated with a degree in journalism at Colorado State University in 2014. Trevor started his professional writing career in sports, and has since expanded to many different genres. He is currently an MFA in creative writing student, and is also the Managing Editor at FoodTruckr.

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