Achieving the feat that is a well-balanced business is tough, especially in an industry as competitive as the food truck industry.
With that said, in hopes of helping you do exactly that in 2018, we are about to unleash five articles on five different topics. Make sure to take the information to heart, and apply some of your newfound knowledge to your own food truck business wherever you see fit.
Good luck in 2018, FoodTruckrs!
5 FoodTruckr Articles That Will Help You Achieve A Well-Balanced Business In 2018
Food trucks seem to be on the rise all over the country as people go down the path of being self-employed and working remotely. In such circumstances, the idea of owning a self-run mobile food business seems like a good one. A mobile food business can take the form of a food truck but like any other restaurant, it can have its own culinary identity and social value.
Food trucks are much easier to start than a restaurant and they can become a viable source of income for a family. Whether you are trying to make money to improve your finances or if you are fulfilling a lifelong dream of making burgers on the go; before you start your street food enterprise remember to check and follow these rules and regulations to make your endeavor safe and in compliance with all the legal requirements.
We love the fact that you are thinking about joining the food truck industry because cooking food is your passion, and we don’t want to stop you from making that dream come true, but we will say this: If you want to be a mobile kitchen owner, then you need to be business savvy.
We know what you’re thinking, aspiring food truck owner: I know I need to be business savvy, but I’ll learn while I travel down the path of my journey.
This one is so much easier said than done. After all, if you are too lenient, then your employees will take advantage of you; however, if you are too strict, then they won’t like you — it’s really that simple. Finding the perfect combination will lead to your employees not only respecting you … but it will also lead to them being able to have a good time at work.
This is one of the many different reasons why being a food truck owner is so tough, because being a great manager — and a leader at the same time — is a tall ask. You know, while being a great cook and business owner on top of that.
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Why should a mobile kitchen owner study business owners and entrepreneurs? It’s rather simple, really. If you are a food truck owner, then you are a business owner, and if you risked your own money to make this dream happen, then you are also an entrepreneur.
So many food truck owners are concerned with the food side of things, and that’s only natural. After all, you likely joined this industry because you wanted to make a living as a chef. Plus, your No. 1 product is your food, so you know it has to be more than amazing every time you step foot in the kitchen and prepare a dish.
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If you need to make SMART goals to achieve success, then do so. However, if you like to be more flexible with your goals so they don’t seem like a task/job/chore, then be more flexible with them. At the end of the day, you, food truck owner, are the one who has to follow the goal, so while receiving advice from an outside perspective allows you to get a … well, outside perspective, it doesn’t mean it is the answer for you.
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