How Food Truck Owners Can Prepare Their Business For The Fall

Financing

Depending on where you operate a food truck business, fall could be a busy time of the year for you or the opposite. Nonetheless, mobile kitchen owners have to be prepared.

In the spirit of fall approaching, we will provide food truck owners with some information on how they can prepare their business for the fall. As a result of being prepared for this time of year, you can keep your business running on all cylinders, and continue to make your customers happy in the process.

Sign up to receive the FoodTruckr Newsletter and we’ll throw in our free guide: 6 Free Social Media Tools to Get People Talking About Your Food Truck.

How Food Truck Owners Can Prepare Their Business For The Fall

  • Change Up The Menu/Incorporate Seasonal Food Items
  • Schedule Events
  • Get Your Catering Side Of The Business Going

Change Up The Menu/Incorporate Seasonal Food ItemsBusiness

While you should still get a good amount of business during the fall, because the temperatures aren’t that cold yet, it is still important to keep things interesting. During the summer, more people tend to go outside, or take their vacations, which is one of the reasons why business is typically booming in the summer for most lunch trucks.

To attract more people to your food truck, make your menu as interesting as possible. One way to do that is by incorporating seasonal food items. For instance, people tend to go crazy over pumpkin spice lattes in the fall. Use this to your advantage. No, this does not mean you have to serve pumpkin spice lattes, although it would certainly help. It is important to find the trends/seasonal food items during this time, and then fit them into your menu.

You May Also Like...  Looking To Start A Food Truck Business? FoodTruckr Has You Covered!

Schedule Events

If you don’t take your food truck to a lot of events, then now is the time to start venturing down that path. There tends to be more events during the summer, but that doesn’t mean these things are obsolete during the fall, or even the winter.

Naturally, events have a lot of people, and these people get hungry. Luckily, your food truck business is there to save the day. Not only does this keep the money coming in, but it allows you to tap into a different market, in a sense, and gain new customers.

RELATED: How A Food Truck Business Owner Can Conquer The Last Four Months Of The Year. With only four more months left in the year, one might say it is crunch time.

Get Your Catering Side Of The Business GoingBusiness

Similar to events, catering allows you to serve more customers outside of your regulars, and outside of your usual location.

Catering also brings in more money to your business, and it helps with growth. With catering, you are getting your name out there, making your brand more recognizable and adding another source of income.

Fall might not be the busiest time of the year for certain food truck business owners, but there are still plenty of ways to thrive during this time.

To dig your teeth into what FoodTruckr has to offer, make sure to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter, and also make sure to check out more content that we bring to the table.

Recently on FoodTruckr

Are You Currently Living Out Your Dream In The Food Truck Industry? 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...
Mistakes To Avoid When Making Videos For Your Food Truck Brand Not everyone is a professional at taking high-quality videos. Your social media game might be strong, but creating quality videos is a different story, especially if your main focus is creating a vide...
FS013- All About Your Food Truck Website Food trucks live and often rely on social media, but what about a food truck's website? How important is a website for your truck, and what are the best practices for running a useful site that...
Food Truck Owners Should Include Live Streaming Into Their Social Media Strategies 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...
FS007- Jessica and Liza from Bowled and Beautiful Talk Getting Started and Work Life Balance as Food... In this episode of FoodTruckr School, we're very excited to welcome Jessica and Liza from Bowled and Beautiful, a food truck you may recognize from Season 4 of The Great Food Truck Race! Jessic...
Chicago Food Trucks That Foodies Need To Try Immediately As is typically the case with any city that is flooding with food trucks, it's tough to find the best trucks to eat at in Chicago (because they are all so good). With that in mind, today we are goi...
Gypsy Express’ Unique Background Is Why The Food Truck Industry Is So Great Not everyone who enters the food truck industry has a background in food, if you will. Some people enter this industry to become chefs, even though they have little experience in that department. Othe...
The 12 Days of FoodTruckr: 5 Golden Podcasts On the fifth day of Christmas, FoodTruckr’s giving you… Five Golden Podcasts! That’s right, FoodTruckrs—today is one of our favorite days of The 12 Days of FoodTruckr, because we get the chance to s...
Equipment Breakdown Insurance For Food Trucks Food trucks rely on many pieces of equipment to operate. From the generator to the grill to the hood to the blender to the compressor to the sink -- you name it. If one of these items goes down, it co...
FS020- Food Truck Face Off – Vasavi Kumar The Great Food Truck Race on Food Network is in the middle of it's fifth successful season. That tells you something about this industry - it's growing, and it's becoming more mainstream. It's ...
5 Unique Things Food Truck Business Owners Should Do Every Day If you add up every single task, then there are probably 100 things food truck business owners should do every day -- at least. However, let's broaden the horizon a bit and not look at the obvious. ...
The Best FoodTruckr Advice For Mobile Kitchen Owners From Last Week: Nov. 27-Dec. 3 If you missed any of our articles from last week, then we have you covered. Below, you will find a title and preview to each and every article from last week (Nov. 27 to Dec. 3). Just remember, ...
3 Ways To Make More Time In The Food Truck Industry For Business Owners 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...
Writing Copy For Your Food Truck’s Email Marketing You may or may not know that email marketing is a valuable tool when it comes to marketing your business. After all, email marketing can help you deliver high-quality content related to your food t...
10 Ways Food Truck Owners Can Break Up Their Days No matter what your profession is, you will go through the motions from time to time. It's only natural when you are doing virtually the same thing every day. And, yes, this even applies to people who...

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