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The #1 Resource and Podcast for How to Start, Run and Grow a Successful Food Truck Business

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The #1 Resource and Podcast for How to Start, Run and Grow a Successful Food Truck Business

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Great info!! Thanks

By ElfjeVM - Mar 31 2015
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Just listened to the podcast about health codes and regulations! Great info!! Thanks

Great Show

By Shameless Sausages - Feb 12 2015
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Very informative! Nice to hear tips from other business owners.

iTunes Ratings

63 Ratings
Average Ratings
51
4
2
3
3

Great info!! Thanks

By ElfjeVM - Mar 31 2015
Read more
Just listened to the podcast about health codes and regulations! Great info!! Thanks

Great Show

By Shameless Sausages - Feb 12 2015
Read more
Very informative! Nice to hear tips from other business owners.
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FoodTruckr School - How to Start, Run and Grow a Successful Food Truck Business

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The #1 Resource and Podcast for How to Start, Run and Grow a Successful Food Truck Business

Rank #1: FS032: Marketing Your Food Truck the Smart Way – with Brandon Lewin

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This episode is one every FoodTruckr should hear. Today, we’re digging in deep on how to market your food truck.

My guest today is Brandon Lewin, a marketer and strategist with a special place in his heart for food trucks. Brandon has taken his digital marketing training all over the country, sharing his wisdom with Fortune 500 companies and small businesses alike. He’s learned where business owners tend to struggle with their marketing, especially in social media. He decided to do some in-depth research into these issues, and he’s bringing that research straight to the FoodTruckr community.

Whether you’re a food truck veteran or just starting out, you’ve got to hear Brandon’s tips for giving your marketing a serious boost. He also has a special gift for the FoodTruckr community: a free copy of his Twitter strategy guide, Chirp, Chirp. Check out his guide, and get ready to start marketing your food truck the smart way.

Links and resources from the show:

Right click and save-as to download the podcast MP3 file

Thanks for listening, and if you enjoyed it…

Please leave a rating and review on iTunes, and share this podcast with your friends and family. Thanks for joining me, and I’ll see you in the next episode of The FoodTruckr School Podcast!

About the Author

Pat Flynn is the founder and CEO of FoodTruckr. He’s a regular ol’ Joe and happy family man who happens to be a successful online entrepreneur. When he’s not building companies, engaging fans, or (most likely) chasing his kids around the house wearing something ridiculous, he’s tracking down a buffalo chicken grilled cheese sandwich from the Urban Eats truck in San Diego. Twitter is his favorite hangout—say hi to Pat @PatFlynn.

Apr 03 2015

25mins

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Rank #2: 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 starting a food truck of your own, or you’re relatively new to the industry, this will serve as a way to prepare you for the road ahead. By hearing what others wish they knew before they started, you’ll be better equipped in your truck and be more successful moving forward.

If you’ve been in this industry for a while, I’m sure you’ll nod your head in agreement as you will have experienced one, or even all of these things in the past with your own truck.

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And in case you didn’t know, the ROAM Mobile Food Conference is happening in San Antonio, Texas this year! It takes place on November 8-9, and we hope to have some of the FoodTruckr team there. We hope to meet you there if you can make it!

Thanks for Listening, and Please Help Out the Show!

Please be sure to subscribe to FoodTruckr School on iTunes so you can get new episodes directly downloaded to your mobile device or computer! You can subscribe easily by clicking here.

If you’d like to help us out real quick, please leave an honest review and rating in iTunes here.

Thanks again, and we’ll see you in the next episode of FoodTruckr School! Cheers!

About the Author

Pat Flynn is the founder and CEO of FoodTruckr. He’s a regular ol’ Joe and happy family man who happens to be a successful online entrepreneur. When he’s not building companies, engaging fans, or (most likely) chasing his kids around the house wearing something ridiculous, he’s tracking down a buffalo chicken grilled cheese sandwich from the Urban Eats truck in San Diego. Twitter is his favorite hangout—say hi to Pat @PatFlynn.

Apr 25 2014

20mins

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Rank #3: FS026: Building Your Truck with Jeremy from Prestige Food Trucks

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I’m so excited to introduce you to the mastermind behind some of the best-designed food trucks I’ve seen. He’s Jeremy Adams, founder of Prestige Food Trucks.

The folks at Prestige design and build custom food trucks and mobile kitchens, working with each aspiring food trucker to create a totally unique truck experience every time. They’ve tackled some wild and amazing requests—everything from roof-mounted LED frog eyes to a fully-functional lighthouse. They’re pros, and they’re full of smart advice on how to make your food truck unforgettable.

Jeremy breaks down the must-have visual elements for any food truck, as well as tips for working with your truck designer. Jeremy’s a firm believer in making your truck a destination, not just a convenient spot to pick up a bite to eat. Listen in for his advice for making your dream truck a reality!

Links and resources from the show:

Right click and save-as to download the podcast MP3 file

Thanks for listening, and if you enjoyed it…

Please leave a rating and review on iTunes, and share this podcast with your friends and family. Thanks for joining me, and I’ll see you in the next episode of The FoodTruckr School Podcast!

About the Author

Pat Flynn is the founder and CEO of FoodTruckr. He’s a regular ol’ Joe and happy family man who happens to be a successful online entrepreneur. When he’s not building companies, engaging fans, or (most likely) chasing his kids around the house wearing something ridiculous, he’s tracking down a buffalo chicken grilled cheese sandwich from the Urban Eats truck in San Diego. Twitter is his favorite hangout—say hi to Pat @PatFlynn.

Jan 09 2015

22mins

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Rank #4: 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 Facebook?

All of these questions, and more, are addresses in today’s episode.

In addition to that, we get to learn more about a sweet social media tool called Truckily!

Truckily helps us better manage our multiple social media platforms for our truck, all in one spot.

It’s about convenience, but it’s also about giving you more time to devote to your truck and customers.

More Specifically, in this episode you’ll learn about:

  • Why it’s a huge mistake not to collect your customer’s email addresses.
  • The psycology of email and why it’s the the #1 form of communication online .
  • Specific examples of what you can email your customers – things you probably didn’t think of.
  • Why only relying on social media is playing a very dangerous game.
  • Specific tools you can use to take your social media efforts to the next level.
  • What you can do right now to get started now with your email marketing campaign.
  • Plus so much more…

Links and resources mentioned in this episode:

  • Truckily (use code foodtruckr for special access to beta tools in the software!)

Right-click here to download the MP3 file

Thanks for Listening!

Thank you again, for listening to this episode of FoodTruckr School. Truly, we hope you don’t just listen, but you also take action and actually think about your brand, what it means and how you might be able to improve it.

Also, be sure to subscribe to FoodTruckr School on iTunes so you can get new episodes directly downloaded to your mobile device or computer! You can subscribe easily by clicking here.

FoodTruckr School has recently been featured in the New & Noteworthy section in iTunes, and we’ve have climbed as high as #12 in the overall business section! Thank you for your support, and we appreciate your time and your honest reviews and feedback too!

We’re here for you, and happy holidays!

About the Author

Pat Flynn is the founder and CEO of FoodTruckr. He’s a regular ol’ Joe and happy family man who happens to be a successful online entrepreneur. When he’s not building companies, engaging fans, or (most likely) chasing his kids around the house wearing something ridiculous, he’s tracking down a buffalo chicken grilled cheese sandwich from the Urban Eats truck in San Diego. Twitter is his favorite hangout—say hi to Pat @PatFlynn.

Dec 20 2013

23mins

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Rank #5: 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 amazing way to grow and introduce your business to new customers – customers that can become life long fans and evangelists for your truck.

In this episode you’ll learn about:

  • How to find out about food truck festivals in your area.
  • What you need to do to get involved.
  • Typical costs and requirements in order to participate.
  • Tips and strategies to make the most of your Food Truck festival experience.
  • Plus a lot more!

Links and resources mentioned in this episode:

Right-click here to download the MP3 file

Thanks for Listening!

Thank you again, for listening to this episode of FoodTruckr School. Truly, we hope you don’t just listen, but you also take action and actually think about your brand, what it means and how you might be able to improve it.

Also, be sure to subscribe to FoodTruckr School on iTunes so you can get new episodes directly downloaded to your mobile device or computer! You can subscribe easily by clicking here.

Cheers, and thank you again for your support!

About the Author

Pat Flynn is the founder and CEO of FoodTruckr. He’s a regular ol’ Joe and happy family man who happens to be a successful online entrepreneur. When he’s not building companies, engaging fans, or (most likely) chasing his kids around the house wearing something ridiculous, he’s tracking down a buffalo chicken grilled cheese sandwich from the Urban Eats truck in San Diego. Twitter is his favorite hangout—say hi to Pat @PatFlynn.

Mar 29 2014

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Rank #6: 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 how important it is, which is why I’m here to tell you.

Yes, I know you have a Twitter account and a Facebook account, and those things are important (and I share a couple of extremely useful tips for getting the most out of your time on those social media platforms too), but your customer’s email address is the most important asset for most businesses, and it’s no exception for those in the food truck business either.

Why?

Because think about it – when you email someone, you’re contacting them directly. The only thing your message is competing with is other messages in one’s inbox, and we all know how we often can’t leave any emails unanswered. For some of us, it’s the first thing we check when we wake up in the morning – or we have notifications on our mobile devices that let us know the moment a new email comes out way.

With social media, you’re competing with tons of noise and  when you update a status or share a tweet, you’re only sending your message to a fraction of your overall following – and I talk about why that’s the case during this episode too.

More Specifically, in this episode you’ll learn about:

  • Why it’s a huge mistake not to collect your customer’s email addresses.
  • The psychology of email and why it’s the the #1 form of communication online.
  • Specific examples of what you can email your customers – things you probably didn’t think of.
  • Why only relying on social media is playing a very dangerous game.
  • Specific tools you can use to take your social media efforts to the next level.
  • What you can do right now to get started now with your email marketing campaign.
  • Plus so much more…

Links and resources mentioned in this episode:

Right-click here to download the MP3 file

Thanks for Listening!

Thank you again, for listening to this episode of FoodTruckr School. Truly, we hope you don’t just listen, but you also take action and actually think about your brand, what it means and how you might be able to improve it. Please let us know what you think about this episode in the comment section below!

Thank you for your support. We’re here for you!

About the Author

Pat Flynn is the founder and CEO of FoodTruckr. He’s a regular ol’ Joe and happy family man who happens to be a successful online entrepreneur. When he’s not building companies, engaging fans, or (most likely) chasing his kids around the house wearing something ridiculous, he’s tracking down a buffalo chicken grilled cheese sandwich from the Urban Eats truck in San Diego. Twitter is his favorite hangout—say hi to Pat @PatFlynn.

Dec 06 2013

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Rank #7: FS023- What to Expect Early in Your Food Truck Career with Conor and JP of Copper Chefs

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Smooth starts are rare in the food truck world, as Conor and JP know all too well. As owners of Copper Chefs Food Truck and Catering, they’ve endured their share of trials and tribulations bringing their French-American bistro cuisine to the Houston community.

This week, we reap the benefits of their hard-won wisdom! In this episode of the FoodTruckr School Podcast, the Copper Chefs reveal what to expect from your early days as a FoodTruckr, and how to prepare for bumps along the way. Generator hiccups, health inspection hurdles, adapting to a mobile kitchen…you name it, the Copper Chefs have tackled it.

No matter where you are in your food truck career, you’ll want to hear Conor and JP’s advice on what to expect on your road to success. I can’t thank these two talented chefs enough for sharing their knowledge and insight. Enjoy!

Links and Resources from the Show:

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Thanks for listening, and if you enjoyed it…

Please leave a rating and review on iTunes, and share this podcast with your friends and family! Thanks so much, and we’ll see you in the next episode of The FoodTruckr School Podcast!

photo credit: Robert Neff

About the Author

Pat Flynn is the founder and CEO of FoodTruckr. He’s a regular ol’ Joe and happy family man who happens to be a successful online entrepreneur. When he’s not building companies, engaging fans, or (most likely) chasing his kids around the house wearing something ridiculous, he’s tracking down a buffalo chicken grilled cheese sandwich from the Urban Eats truck in San Diego. Twitter is his favorite hangout—say hi to Pat @PatFlynn.

Nov 12 2014

23mins

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Rank #8: FS028: How to Forge a Food Truck Empire with Jim from Bacon Bacon SF

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This week’s guest has taken San Francisco by storm with his ingenious food truck, Bacon Bacon. That’s right—one food truck, twice the bacon!

Jim Angelus started out in the restaurant world, but when he and his wife started a family, Jim started looking for a way to escape the difficult hours so common in the restaurant industry. Bacon Bacon was his solution. He’s watched business blow up (on one occasion, literally!) to include three food trucks, a café, and a mobile trailer.

I asked Jim what he’d do differently if he could go back in time and build Bacon Bacon all over again, and his answers pack some great advice. Jim talks about sticking to a crystal-clear vision, building the perfect menu, where to turn for advice, and letting go of the desire to be everything to everybody.

Jim’s words of wisdom are a must-listen for any aspiring food trucker, no matter where you are in your journey. Tune in to hear Jim’s amazing, bacon-filled story, and enjoy!

Links and resources from the show:

Right click and save-as to download the podcast MP3 file

Thanks for listening, and if you enjoyed it…

Please leave a rating and review on iTunes, and share this podcast with your friends and family. Thanks for joining me, and I’ll see you in the next episode of The FoodTruckr School Podcast!

image via Bacon Bacon SF

About the Author

Pat Flynn is the founder and CEO of FoodTruckr. He’s a regular ol’ Joe and happy family man who happens to be a successful online entrepreneur. When he’s not building companies, engaging fans, or (most likely) chasing his kids around the house wearing something ridiculous, he’s tracking down a buffalo chicken grilled cheese sandwich from the Urban Eats truck in San Diego. Twitter is his favorite hangout—say hi to Pat @PatFlynn.

Feb 06 2015

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Rank #9: 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.

If you’ve ever been curious about the team at FoodTruckr, this is your chance to find out who’s who—and most importantly, to find out what we’ve learned by studying hundreds of food trucks over the past several months. We’ve got the scoop on making the most out of your online presence and your daily customer interactions.

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You can learn more about some of the topics discussed in the podcast in these FoodTruckr blog posts:

And of course, don’t forget to check out the awesome FoodTruckrs we mentioned—these rock stars are always on our minds:

Thanks for Listening!

Thanks for taking the time to listen to this episode of FoodTruckr School. Matt, Nicole, Jonathan, and Mindy were all so excited to share this time with you—but never fear! Pat will return in Episode 006 with a very special guest (a successful FoodTruckr who is truly an inspiration for all you truck owners out there!). Be sure to subscribe to FoodTruckr School on iTunes so that you don’t miss any of the action.

Have more questions for the FoodTruckr team? Tell us what you’d like to know in the comments below or on our Facebook page and we’ll give you an answer!

image by Dell’s Official Flickr Page

About the Author

FoodTruckr is the #1 online destination for current and aspiring food truck owners looking to succeed in the mobile food industry. Self described “food truck devotees,” the FoodTruckr team enjoys reading about successful entrepreneurs, salivating over photos of burritos on Twitter, and long walks through food truck parks. Chat with FoodTruckr on Facebook or check out the FoodTruckr School podcast for more awesome tips to level up your business.

Jan 17 2014

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Rank #10: 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 blocks that food truck owners go through when getting started, and several tips about what’s been working well for him lately too.

As most of us know, a lot of the U.S. has seen one of the worst winters in recent years, and Tony shares how that has affected his business, and what he’s done to stay afloat.

This was one of my favorite interviews to date, and I’m sure you’ll feel the same.

Links and resources mentioned in this episode:

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Thanks for Listening (And Help Out the Show!)

Thank you again, for listening to this episode of FoodTruckr School. Truly, we hope you don’t just listen, but you also take action and actually think about your brand, what it means and how you might be able to improve it.

To help you out even more, please be sure to subscribe to FoodTruckr School on iTunes so you can get new episodes directly downloaded to your mobile device or computer! You can subscribe easily by clicking here.

If you’d like to help us out real quick, please leave an honest review and rating in iTunes! You can leave a review here. 

Thanks again, and we’ll see you in the next episode of FoodTruckr School!

About the Author

Pat Flynn is the founder and CEO of FoodTruckr. He’s a regular ol’ Joe and happy family man who happens to be a successful online entrepreneur. When he’s not building companies, engaging fans, or (most likely) chasing his kids around the house wearing something ridiculous, he’s tracking down a buffalo chicken grilled cheese sandwich from the Urban Eats truck in San Diego. Twitter is his favorite hangout—say hi to Pat @PatFlynn.

Apr 11 2014

21mins

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Rank #11: 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 will be submitting information to your city’s health department, which is a process that isn’t talked about very much online.

Every city has different health code regulations and licensing requirements, but Matt sheds a lot of light on what the process is like, from submittal to approval and more.

We talk about the biggest mistakes most food trucks make, and Matt also gives a ton of tips to help expedite the process and make it easier for everyone.

Right-click here to download the MP3 file

Thanks for Listening!

Thank you again, for listening to this episode of FoodTruckr School. Truly, we hope you don’t just listen, but you also take action and actually think about your brand, what it means and how you might be able to improve it.

Also, be sure to subscribe to FoodTruckr School on iTunes so you can get new episodes directly downloaded to your mobile device or computer! You can subscribe easily by clicking here.

Cheers, and thank you again for your support!

About the Author

Pat Flynn is the founder and CEO of FoodTruckr. He’s a regular ol’ Joe and happy family man who happens to be a successful online entrepreneur. When he’s not building companies, engaging fans, or (most likely) chasing his kids around the house wearing something ridiculous, he’s tracking down a buffalo chicken grilled cheese sandwich from the Urban Eats truck in San Diego. Twitter is his favorite hangout—say hi to Pat @PatFlynn.

Feb 28 2014

21mins

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Rank #12: FS027: How to Keep a Food Truck in Business with Yvonne from Brown Shuga Soul Food

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Warning: Your mouth might water just hearing about this food truck. Brown Shuga Soul Food has been serving up pulled pork, ribs, mac-n-cheese, and more for nearly four years, and Chef Yvonne Anderson-Thomas is here to share how she’s done it.

Yvonne started out in the restaurant industry running her own brick-and-mortar restaurant. She left that behind in search of a way to keep cooking without the maintenance and financial hassle of a traditional restaurant. Food trucking was her answer.

Keeping a truck in business long-term is no easy feat. Yvonne walks us through how to keep a truck efficient, adapt to a mobile kitchen, and work alongside your family. She’s also got some great tips on where you can turn to find local resources and supportive mentors.

I can’t wait for you to hear some of the wisdom Chef Yvonne has to offer!

Links and resources from the show:

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Thanks for listening, and if you enjoyed it…

Please leave a rating and review on iTunes, and share this podcast with your friends and family. Thanks for joining me, and I’ll see you in the next episode of The FoodTruckr School Podcast!

image via Brown Shuga Soul Food

About the Author

Pat Flynn is the founder and CEO of FoodTruckr. He’s a regular ol’ Joe and happy family man who happens to be a successful online entrepreneur. When he’s not building companies, engaging fans, or (most likely) chasing his kids around the house wearing something ridiculous, he’s tracking down a buffalo chicken grilled cheese sandwich from the Urban Eats truck in San Diego. Twitter is his favorite hangout—say hi to Pat @PatFlynn.

Jan 23 2015

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Rank #13: FS019- What’s it REALLY Like to Start a Food Truck with Gina from Get the Scoop

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Starting a food truck is a dream that is very much alive in today’s world, and many chefs and entrepreneurs are making that dream come true.

Like with anything awesome, however, it’s not always the easiest thing in the world to do, which is exactly why we published our brand new book, How to Start a Food Truck: The Definitive Guide.

Beyond the right information and the how-tos, it’s always good to get a real-life FoodTruckr’s point of view and experience on the industry and what it’s really like to get started.

Gina, who owns Get the Scoop, a gourmet ice cream and fun food food truck out of Rochford, South Dakota, joins us today on the FoodTruckr School Podcast to give us the real deal on what it’s like to be in this business.

She gives us amazing tips and advice, from everything to getting started, financing and even adding a catering element to your food truck as well.

Definitely a must-listen – for those who are looking to get started and those who are already on the road but want more out of their trucking experience. Be sure to say thanks to Gina on Facebook and Twitter when you get a chance.

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Thanks for Listening, and if you enjoyed it…

Please leave a rating and review on iTunes, and share with your friend and family if you’d like! Thanks so much, and we’ll see you in the next episode of The FoodTruckr School Podcast!

About the Author

Pat Flynn is the founder and CEO of FoodTruckr. He’s a regular ol’ Joe and happy family man who happens to be a successful online entrepreneur. When he’s not building companies, engaging fans, or (most likely) chasing his kids around the house wearing something ridiculous, he’s tracking down a buffalo chicken grilled cheese sandwich from the Urban Eats truck in San Diego. Twitter is his favorite hangout—say hi to Pat @PatFlynn.

Aug 29 2014

23mins

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Rank #14: FS030: Changing the World One Taco at a Time – with Cayla of Taco Bike

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In today’s episode, we’ve got another amazing food truck alternative for you: Taco Bike. Cayla Mackey brings organic, local, sustainable breakfast tacos to the Nashville community, all from the back of a bicycle. Not only does Taco Bike produce absolutely zero waste, but it’s also the first certified organic restaurant in the South.

Sustainability isn’t just Cayla’s business model—it’s a personal passion. As a vegan, Cayla grew frustrated by how difficult it was to enjoy a meal anywhere but her own home. She decided to change that herself, and Taco Bike was born.

Cayla’s here today to give us the low-down on sustainable food trucking, becoming USDA organic and REAL certified, the challenges of being a solo food vendor, and what she would have done differently if she could do it all again. If you’ve got a passion for making a difference with your food trucking, this is the episode for you. Enjoy!

Links and resources from the show:

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Thanks for listening, and if you enjoyed it…

Please leave a rating and review on iTunes, and share this podcast with your friends and family. Thanks for joining me, and I’ll see you in the next episode of The FoodTruckr School Podcast!

Image credit: Taco Bike on Kickstarter

About the Author

Pat Flynn is the founder and CEO of FoodTruckr. He’s a regular ol’ Joe and happy family man who happens to be a successful online entrepreneur. When he’s not building companies, engaging fans, or (most likely) chasing his kids around the house wearing something ridiculous, he’s tracking down a buffalo chicken grilled cheese sandwich from the Urban Eats truck in San Diego. Twitter is his favorite hangout—say hi to Pat @PatFlynn.

Mar 06 2015

14mins

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Rank #15: FS025: Reverse Food Trucking with Jacquie Berglund from FINNEGANS

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I’m thrilled to bring you this very special episode of the FoodTruckr School Podcast, where I interview Jacquie Berglund, CEO of FINNEGANS and mastermind behind the FINNEGANS Reverse Food Truck.

That’s right, a reverse food truck.

Instead of selling food, FINNEGANS collects it. This mobile food bank accepts non-perishable food, cash, and even credit card donations. Proceeds go right back to help feeding the hungry.

When Jacquie launched the Reverse Food Truck one year ago, she didn’t realize it was going to become a full-time job. Nevertheless, with an amazing team and tremendous help from the community, FINNEGANS has become a thriving and sustainable business. You can find six other reverse food trucks around the country, all inspired by the FINNEGANS model.

If you’ve been hunting for your big food truck idea, listen to Jacquie’s story. Her exciting and rewarding journey with FINNEGANS just might inspire you to create a reverse food truck of your own.

Enjoy the episode!

Links and resources from the show:

Right click and save-as to download the podcast MP3 file

Thanks for listening, and if you enjoyed it…

Please leave a rating and review on iTunes, and share this podcast with your friends and family. Thanks for joining me, and I’ll see you in the next episode of The FoodTruckr School Podcast!

About the Author

Pat Flynn is the founder and CEO of FoodTruckr. He’s a regular ol’ Joe and happy family man who happens to be a successful online entrepreneur. When he’s not building companies, engaging fans, or (most likely) chasing his kids around the house wearing something ridiculous, he’s tracking down a buffalo chicken grilled cheese sandwich from the Urban Eats truck in San Diego. Twitter is his favorite hangout—say hi to Pat @PatFlynn.

Dec 08 2014

14mins

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