FS012- What I Wish I’d Known Before Starting My Food Truck

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The most popular article on FoodTruckr is one titled: 50 Food Truck Owners Speak Out: “What I Wish I’d Known Before Starting My Food Truck”. In fact, this was the very first post ever published on the blog! In today’s podcast, I wanted to re-highlight some of the those insights for you. If you’re thinking of […]

FS011- A Successful Start (and a Cold Winter!) With Tony from Rig-A-Tony’s

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In this episode of FoodTruckr School, we’re very happy to welcome Tony Fumarolo, owner of Rig-a-Tony’s, a relatively new Italian food truck that serves the community of Fort Wayne, Indiana. As a young and new entrepreneur on the scene, Tony shares a ton of invaluable information about his recent start, including some of the road […]


FS010- What you Ought to Know About Food Truck Festivals

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In this episode of FoodTruckr School we have a very educational chat with Jessica Capistrant, one of the co-founders of the Phoenixville Food Truck Festival in Pennsylvania. Food Truck festivals are events that are not only a great way to sell a ton of food in a short period of time, but they’re also an […]

FS009- How Craig Expanded His Food Truck Business into Catering and Classes

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In this episode of FoodTruckr School, I’m very happy to introduce you to Craig Barbour, owner of the Roots food truck in Charlotte, North Carolina. Craig’s background in the catering industry became very useful after starting his food truck, because his business has since expanded into a very successful catering company. Beyond that, Craig and […]


FS008- Understanding Health Codes – A Conversation with Matt from the Minnesota Department of Health

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On today’s episode of FoodTruckr School, I’m happy to welcome Matt Finkenbiner from the Minnesota Department of Health. Matt is here to help us understand more about the process of health codes and inspections and requirements for your truck – because before you can get your truck on the street to sell your food, you […]

FS007- Jessica and Liza from Bowled and Beautiful Talk Getting Started and Work Life Balance as Food Truck Owners

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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! Jessica and Liza went home early from the competition, but after the show they couldn’t imagine life without a food truck any […]


FS006- From Food Truck to Brick and Mortar Restaurant with Brett from BC Tacos

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In this episode of FoodTruckr School, we chat with Brett Chiavari from BC Tacos, one of the most popular food trucks to reign South Florida! He’s also recently opened up a brick and mortar restaurant of the same name, and we get the insider scoop on how and why that happened, and how he’s able to […]

FS005- Customer Service Tips and Marketing Insights from the FoodTruckr Team

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This episode of FoodTruckr School is a bit different—Pat’s not here, so the team at FoodTruckr HQ took over! Matt Gartland, Nicole Farley, Jonathan Wondrusch, and Mindy Holahan held a roundtable discussion just for you where we shared insights on everything from developing customer relationships to the origin story behind the FoodTruckr brand.

FS004- Best Practices for Sharing Your Location and Using Social Media with Matt Berkland from Truckily.com

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In this episode of FoodTruckr School, we talk with Matt Berkland from Truckily.com about best practices and tips for sharing your location on social media. How often do you share your location? How much time do you give your customers to locate you? What do you include in a tweet versus what do you share on […]

FS003- Dear Food Truck Owner, Why Aren’t You Asking Me For My Email Address?

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In this third episode of FoodTruckr School, I don’t have a guest on the show with us this time around, however I pose a very important question to all food truck owners out there: Why aren’t you asking your customers for their email addresses? The only logical answer here is that you just don’t know […]

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FS002- Food Truck Branding – From Logo to Design, Culture and Customer Experience with Chris Adams

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In this second episode of FoodTruckr School, we chat with Chris Adams from Rocketman Creative, a branding expert and strategist who helps food trucks new and old establish their identity and focus or re-focus their branding efforts for maximum impact. It’s so much more than just designing a cool logo – there’s an entire culture […]

FS001- Tips, Strategies and More with Mike Swaleh from Tikka Tikka Taco and The Great Food Truck Race

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We at FoodTruckr are extremely happy to welcome you to the very first episode of FoodTruckr School! FoodTruckr School is a podcast dedicated to helping you take your food truck business to the next level. Whether you’re just starting out or you’re a veteran in the business, we’ve got a whole lineup of incredibly valuable, […]