29 episodes

Ever wondered what it's like to run a food truck?

It's not an easy job! It's an industry with high turnover and many pitfalls along the way...

But when managed successfully, it can be very rewarding to be the owner of a popular food truck known throughout the city.

Truck Tales Food Truck Ventures

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Ever wondered what it's like to run a food truck?

It's not an easy job! It's an industry with high turnover and many pitfalls along the way...

But when managed successfully, it can be very rewarding to be the owner of a popular food truck known throughout the city.

    Interview with Jen Servidio, who, with her husband/chef AJ, launched the Gracies' Bulldog Grille food truck in Dec., 2020, right in the middle of the pandemic-and business is booming. She shares some of their business tips - and encourages other food t

    Interview with Jen Servidio, who, with her husband/chef AJ, launched the Gracies' Bulldog Grille food truck in Dec., 2020, right in the middle of the pandemic-and business is booming. She shares some of their business tips - and encourages other food t

    New Year - and new attitude of how to succeed in the food truck business - even during a pandemic. We hear from an amazing 14-year old in Las Vegas who owns his own food truck, also from a Texas food trucker who organized Food Trucks for a Cause to help locals (an effort that is growing), and finally from a couple in upstate New York who actually started their food truck during the pandemic - and their business is booming. Some positive stories to kick off 2022.

    • 22 min
    Joy to the world-from some great food trucks

    Joy to the world-from some great food trucks

    Tis the season - not only for gift giving and celebrating our families but also for celebrating the wonderful things that food truck owners around the country do during this holiday season. We've found some trucks who have reached out to their communities and whose communities have reached out to them, including some in our own backyard in New England. They share their stories with us. If you have a story we should include, please let us know at annemarie@foodtruckventures.com. Happy & healthy holiday wishes to you from all of us at Food Truck Ventures.

    • 17 min
    Food Truck Ventures - and food trucks - ON THE AIR

    Food Truck Ventures - and food trucks - ON THE AIR

    Truck Tales

    • 8 min
    What's Up & New & Some Interesting Tales

    What's Up & New & Some Interesting Tales

    More tales from trucks around the country -for our Truck Tales podcast - an update on how our company, Food Truck Ventures, is expanding our fundraising and corporate catering efforts - a new franchisee with some interesting and a great chat with one of the leaders of the food truck industry in New England and her family's many pivots over the past decade. We are always looking for more stories - send them to annemarie@foodtruckventures.com . And, stay tuned...

    • 23 min
    New food truck parks - and a peek behind the curtain at Food Truck Ventures

    New food truck parks - and a peek behind the curtain at Food Truck Ventures

    Truck Tales found some interesting stories to share - Two food truck parks to highlight, one in Maine, the other in Houston with a mission to help black-owned food trucks. And, from the front lines of Food Truck Ventures and Truck Tales, we hear how it all gets done - and from those who get it done - our interns from around the country. Tune in to Truck Tales on FoodTruckVentures.com

    • 35 min
    WANT A FOOD TRUCK FOR YOUR NEXT OCCASION? THEY ARE BAAAAAAACK - OR COMING BACK! WE HEAR FROM EXPERTS FROM AROUND THE COUNTRY.

    WANT A FOOD TRUCK FOR YOUR NEXT OCCASION? THEY ARE BAAAAAAACK - OR COMING BACK! WE HEAR FROM EXPERTS FROM AROUND THE COUNTRY.

    No more masks? Eating outdoors? Is Life getting back to our "new normal"? For the food truck industry as well? We hear from some of the country's most knowledgeable food truck experts about how trucks are doing in their regions: Matt Geller, head of the National Food Truck Association and Eric Weiner of Food TrucksIn give us a national perspective and Rashe Malcolm, who started a food truck in the middle of the pandemic, and Jamie Joe, head of the Nashville Food Truck Association, update us on how the food truck industry is doing in their markets - and it's surprisingly good news. And, of course, we at Food Truck Ventures add our two cents with an update on how the food trucks in New England are doing - and it's not all good, but definitely better and better.

    • 31 min

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