The mobile food industry is on a roll!
Americans are projected to spend more than $630 million on food in 2011 from mobile vendors, both traditional and gourmet, according to the National Restaurant Association (NRA). That's nearly four percent greater than 2010, while most other sectors of the restaurant business have been in decline. Some believe that growth in the mobile gourmet segment alone will more than double. The NRA rates mobile food as the hottest operational trend for 2011. Read More
The recipe for success in mobile food depends on having the right cart or trailer that matches your needs-whether you are an enterprising caterer, a restaurant owner who wants to expand, a new chef who wants to go mobile, or a foodie entrepreneur with a killer recipe. Metal Gourmet makes high-end gourmet food carts and trailers to fit many needs. Click here to find out more.
Go where the Foodie's are.
On any given Friday at Fort Mason in San Francisco well over a thousand foodie followers are at the "Off The Grid" gathering of mobile food vendors. The average wait time is about 30 minutes depending on the mobile cuisine of your choice: Thai, Mexican, Indonesian, Caribbean, Korean or more. It's a chance to make new friends in line, check out the delicious food in the hands of people walking by, and just being in the foodie social element. This is the Mobile Food Revolution! Wouldn't you like to be a part of it selling your special recipe food to all those hungry patrons? Read More
Top 10 Things You Need to Know Before Starting your Mobile Food Business* We hope these 10 tips will help you take the right steps in establishing your mobile food business. Read More
Mobile Food is Happening.
Food carts, lunch wagons and trucks are not a new phenomenon, but the current incarnation surely is. The growing trend is gourmet street food, unique food service offerings, special event menus and catering options to suit every palate. Without a doubt, now is the most exciting time ever to be involved in the mobile food marketplace! Read More