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 role as President/CEO, Jeremy manages dozens of employees, interacts with clients, and maintains a healthy relationship with all of his business partners. Since Prestige, Jeremy has launched many other successful companies.
Entrepreneurs are risk-takers, and they know that if they really want to make their dreams come true, then they have to put in the work.
Food truck entrepreneurs are no different.
They see this amazing life that features them running their own business (and cooking food for a living), and they want nothing more than to be part of said life.
If you can relate to that, and if you can relate to the signs below, then you were built for food truck entrepreneurship.
5 Signs You Were Built For Food Truck Entrepreneurship
5.) You Love Food
This kind of comes with the territory. After all, food truck owners (and chefs in general) have to constantly try out their recipes to see if they are more than acceptable for the customers. Not only that, but your love for food is likely the No. 1 reason why you entered the food truck industry in the first place.
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4.) You Want To Start Up Your Own Business
Not every food lover and/or cook wants to start up their own business … but it is a dream for so many food lovers and cooks alike. Starting up your own business means you are in control of your own destiny, it means complacency can’t be an option, it means you can make as much money as you want to make … and that’s just the beginning.
You hold all of the cards when it comes to running your own business, and if you are one of those folks who wants to start up his/her own business, especially when it relates to the food industry, then you were probably built for food truck entrepreneurship.
3.) Being Your Own Boss Is The Only Work Life You Can Envision
Not everyone is cut out for being an employee at a big company. Yes, that is still the dream for many people, but if being your own boss is the only work life you can envision, then you were probably born to be a food truck owner.
As you likely already know, there are so many perks to being your own boss.
You get to call all of the shots.
You get to decide when you want to work, and take off.
You get to be a leader, manager and boss.
Your success is in your own hands.
You don’t have to be stuck at an office from 9 to 5 (or even longer) every single weekday.
The list could go on and on — there are so many perks when it comes to owning your own business.
2.) You Are No Stranger To Making Amazing Recipes, Meals Or Menus
If you are a wizard in the kitchen, then you were built for food truck entrepreneurship. But — yes, there is a but — you are going to have to learn the ins and outs of business during your journey (among other things, such as social media and customer service skills).
Nonetheless, when you are a food truck owner, your No. 1 product is your food. Therefore, being able to come up with amazing meals, recipes and menus plays a major role in your work life, and the better you are at it, the more likely people are to come back for more (of course, business tactics, pricing of the food, your location and things of that nature are going to come into play).
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1.) You Are Passionate About Making Your Dreams Come True
Not only is this a must-have, but it is the perfect sign that you were built for food truck entrepreneurship. If you weren’t passionate about making your dreams come true, then you would simply settle when it comes to your career. You wouldn’t take the leap that is starting up your own food truck business.
Of course, you are extremely passionate about making your dreams come true, and you will stop at nothing to become the best food truck owner you can possibly be. Plus, you get to work in a profession that fulfills you every single day — just as a cherry on top.
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