Running a food truck

Booking a Food Truck for your Next Event

Booking a Food Truck for your Next Event

Food trucks have exploded with popularity over the past decade, it is now hard to go any crowded public place without seeing at least one. But besides serving roadside on busy streets, you probably have noticed that food trucks have been popping up at more and more events, large and small. This trend is awesome because food trucks are perfect for all types of gatherings. If you are thinking about getting a food truck for your next event, here are some tips to make sure everything goes smoothly!

Social Media Tips for Food Truck Owners

Social Media Tips for Food Truck Owners

As many forms of social media steadily continue to grow in terms of users, they are also used more and more in our everyday lives. You can now buy items directly from advertisements on Instagram, you can login to thousands of other sites through Facebook, and you can order a pizza by simply tweeting the pizza emoji to Domino’s on Twitter. Because of this integration, social platforms are being used by everyone now more than ever. Food truck customers are no different, so why not use social media to help grow the brand of your business? There are many ways you can use online platforms to your advantage, but here are some simple ideas to get you started if you are not yet using social media for your business!

Get Your Food Truck in with Breweries

Get Your Food Truck in with Breweries

Food trucks and breweries have become almost as synonymous as peanut butter and jelly or burgers and fires. People love their local brewers, but many breweries don't have food options. So gourmet food trucks and breweries have built a symbiotic relationship that boosts business for both all while satisfying the masses. Selling at a brewery can bring tremendous sales to your food truck, but it can be hard to get in if the brewery already has established relationships and food truck schedules. Here are a few ways you can secure your spot and secure steady income by working with your local brewers.

Client Spotlight: Gobble-n-Go

Client Spotlight: Gobble-n-Go

For our next client spotlight, we are showing off a new member of the Insure My Food Truck family from The Lone Star State. Texas is one of the most popular states for food trucks and trailers, according to Forbes the state accounts for about 6% of all food trucks in the country! With so much competition only the best trucks stand out, and of those is our new client, Gobble-n-Go.

3 Food Truck Tips for Increasing Tips

3 Food Truck Tips for Increasing Tips

When it comes down to it, your employees are working for you so they can get paid. In a perfect world, you could pay your awesome employees a six figure salary, because we know that you (and your staff!) feel they deserve it. However, there are other ways to get some extra cash in their pockets. Tips are always welcomed by your hardworking employees, and there are different methods that can be used to try to maximize the amount they receive.

Why You Should Test Drive the Food Truck Business Before Starting One

Why You Should Test Drive the Food Truck Business Before Starting One

So you want to start a food truck... Great! Food trucks can provide amazing opportunities for expansion, restaurant ownership and a way to get your name and signature dishes in front the public. They still remain one of the fastest and least expensive ways to start a food service business. However, before you drop thousands of your hard earned dollars or take out a loan to start your food truck, consider taking a temporary job or volunteering to shadow a current food truck operator before you make the jump.

Maintaining Your Truck Can Save You Thousands

Maintaining Your Truck Can Save You Thousands

If your a food truck owner you probably don't have much spare time. It's difficult to squeeze in everything you have to do during the course of any given day. However, food truck maintenance is not something that you should neglect. It will end up costing you much more in damages and time lost by not regularly performing maintenance of your truck.