FoodTruckr Heroes: Cultured Caveman

Some food trucks get our attention by offering the most scrumptious, creative new recipes we’ve ever heard of.  Others stand out by offering the best possible versions of classic dishes that we all know and love.

Our latest FoodTruckr Hero falls somewhere in the middle—as “Portland’s First Paleo-Friendly Food Cart,” Cultured Caveman has a menu full of healthy meat and veggie dishes that are totally free of gluten, dairy, and soy products.  We love their focus on nutritious meals that are perfect for paleo lovers everywhere, but most of all, we respect their commitment to transparency and conscious eating.

Here are a few reasons to love these fantastic FoodTruckrs:

1. They share their recipes.  Most restaurateurs and food truck owners are pretty protective of their recipes—but the crew at Cultured Caveman believes that customers should know what they’re eating.  That’s why you can find recipes, ingredient lists, or nutritional info for each menu item on their website.

2. They care about getting high-quality ingredients. Of course, knowing what you’re putting into your body isn’t worth much if the food you’re consuming isn’t very good for you.  Fortunately, at Cultured Caveman, you can count on receiving only the best ingredients.  These FoodTruckrs take the time to get ingredients from local sources and are fully transparent about where your food came from.

3. They have an active community. If you take a look at Cultured Caveman’s Facebook page, you’ll see them following lots of social media best practices such as updates on their newest menu items and short stories about what they’re up to each day.  However, you’ll also notice that they have a very engaged community following along with their cart.  With nearly 7,000 fans, Cultured Caveman gets a lot of comments and likes on their posts—and most importantly, they take the time to respond and converse with their fans.  Whether they’re sharing paleo cooking tips or answering customer questions, these FoodTruckrs know how important it is to build their community.

You May Also Like...  The Great Food Truck Race: How It Works and What You Can Learn

With three food carts and a brand new brick and mortar restaurant opening soon, Cultured Caveman has built a super successful business on the principles of a basic, healthy paleo diet—and that kind of focus and commitment to what’s best for the customer are values that we can really get behind.

Any of you who are thinking about starting your own trucks or looking for a way to take your business to the next level should take their example to heart—transparency, quality, and commitment to your fans are the hallmarks of what truly makes food trucks so special.  You have the opportunity to connect with your customers on a deeper level than most business owners can, and the team at Cultured Caveman is proof that fans are eager to get to know what you’re all about!

image from Cultured Caveman’s Twitter Page

Recently on FoodTruckr

5 Unusual Food Truck Concepts You May Not Have Thought Possible Editor’s Note: Today we’re excited to present a post from Tori Galatro. Tori is a blogger, copywriter, and SEO outreach manager based in Austin, Texas. Her favorite things to write about are film, foo...
FS036: The Hard Work of a Building a Dream – with Sharon of Magic Coffee Truck Today's guest is in the midst of building her dream. Magic Coffee Truck is about to hit the streets of Atlanta, thanks to the hard work of owner Sharon Turner. Many of my guests on the FoodTruckr S...
3 Unique Ways Food Truck Owners Can Break Up Their Days Being a food truck owner is not a cupcake career. Sure, you might make cupcakes a time or two during your journey, but you will likely work harder than you have ever worked before. Not to mention, 60-...
Simple Thoughts That Will Motivate Food Truck Owners During Times Of Stress If you are a food truck owner, then you know how tough the battle can be. It really is a tough industry to break into, but it is also a very rewarding one. If you are enduring times of stress, then we...
This Video Will Help Owners Create A Community For Their Food Truck Brand If you have dived into the industry of food trucks, then you should know by now how important your brand is. Likewise, you should know how important your food truck community is. You should also know ...
How to Run a Food Truck 08: Show Customers How Much You Care FoodTruckrs, can you believe it? The second unit of our “How to Run a Food Truck” series is coming to a close today! All month long, we’ve been showing you how to satisfy customers with great food, fa...
The Best FoodTruckr Advice For Mobile Kitchen Owners From Last Week: July 31-Aug. 6 So much valuable information was released at FoodTruckr last week, and we want to give the folks who missed the info an easy way to access it, which is why we will be providing every article below. W...
Throwback Thursday: Consider A Food Truck Expansion If you want to continue your success, then your goals and dreams need to be ever-changing. And by that, we mean this: You can't stop your goals and dreams at opening up a food truck business. What ...
The Best FoodTruckr Advice For Mobile Kitchen Owners From Last Week: Aug. 28-Sept. 3 If you missed the FoodTruckr action last week, then we have you covered. After all, we will be providing every article published at FoodTruckr from last week, and they can all be found in one convenie...
If You Really Want To Succeed In The Food Truck Industry, Then You Have To Figure Out What Is Holdin... Editor’s Note: Today we’re excited to present a post from Jeremy Adams. Jeremy is the President/CEO of Prestige Food Trucks, which is the world's leading custom food truck manufacturer. In his current...
How to Run a Food Truck 18: Be Consistent In last week’s “How to Run a Food Truck” lesson, we explained how achieving a healthy work/life balance and establishing a regular routine can make you a more effective business owner. Today, we’d lik...
Flashback Friday: This Food Truck Serves Up Pizza In Alaska Year-Round This week's edition of Flashback Friday is about to get frigid, because it takes us all the way back to Oct. 20, 2016, a day in which FoodTruckr interviewed a mobile kitchen that makes pizza in Alaska...
How to Start a Food Truck 25: Order and Stock Supplies There are just six lessons left in the “How to Start a Food Truck” series, which means that you’re almost ready to open your very own food truck! In last week’s post, we helped you get involved in ...
3 Questions Successful Food Truck Chefs Must Answer Do you fancy yourself a successful food truck owner? Are you currently conquering the mobile kitchen industry, and quite possibly living large? If so, then there are three questions you must answer...
Flashback Friday: Overcoming Food Truck Roadblocks While no one loves roadblocks rearing their ugly heads, they are occurrences that happen in all walks of life, and in all industries. The key is recognizing these roadblocks when they happen, and t...

About the Author

Nicole Farley

Nicole Farley is the Managing Editor at FoodTruckr and a food truck aficionado. A graduate of The University of Kansas, she loves writing, business development, connecting with food truck owners, and cheering for the Jayhawks. Connect with Nicole on the FoodTruckr Facebook page or email her at [email protected]

Love it? Share it: Share on Facebook Share on Twitter