Operating a Food Truck: The Definitive Infographic

What started as a simple chuckwagon in the Wild West is now a multi-billion dollar industry. Food trucks. They’re not just for selling ice cream or tacos anymore. At today’s mobile kitchens you can find everything from gourmet grilled cheese to snail lollipops (yes, seriously). We recently interviewed a former trucker who started her own bacon-themed food truck in Vegas (you can read that Q&A here!!). If you’re curious about what it would take to own and run your own mobile kitchen, here is The Definitive Infographic on Operating a Food Truck!! Continue reading “Operating a Food Truck: The Definitive Infographic”

For the Love of Bacon!

Kelly in Bacon Truck

Like BACON?? Then you’ll definitely want to meet Kelly!! She’s a former trucker who now runs a food truck in Las Vegas called Blondie’s Bacon Creations. Apart from cooking up delicious bacon, she’s also a single mother of two children and recently won an episode of Food Network’s Guy’s Grocery Games with famed chef Guy Fieri. So yes, we’re impressed! We recently caught up with Kelly and talked about trucking, starting her own business, and, of course, some of the best bacon creations her food truck has to offer: Continue reading “For the Love of Bacon!”

More Trucks on the Road, But Fewer Places to Park

The number of big trucks on the road continues to increase, but the number of places to park remains low.

 

A story on Parking-net describes how some truck stops are full 24 hours a day, leaving some truckers to find alternative parking. It may not sound like a big deal, but parking in undesignated areas can be dangerous and illegal.

Also, going back on the road only contributes to traffic congestion. Meanwhile, the law requires truckers to take breaks. What are they to do when there are no break spots to be found? We’re hoping you have some tips for fellow drivers!!

Do you struggle to find parking?? What is do you think is the solution?? Let us know in the comments below!!