The Food Truck Handbook

Author: David Weber
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118208811
Size: 16,40 MB
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How to start, grow, and succeed in the food truck business. Food trucks have become a wildly popular and important part of the hospitality industry. Consumers are flocking to these mobile food businesses in droves, inspiring national food truck competitions and even a show dedicated to the topic on The Food Network. The relatively low cost of entry as compared to starting a restaurant, combined with free and low-cost ways to market them to the masses via platforms like social media, are just two of the reasons that food truck business are drawing in budding entrepreneurs. Author David Weber, a food truck advocate and entrepreneur himself, is here to offer his practical, step-by-step advice to achieving your mobile food mogul dreams in The Food Truck Handbook. This book cuts through all of the hype to give both hopeful entrepreneurs and already established truck owners an accurate portrayal of life on the streets. From concept to gaining a loyal following to preventative maintenance on your equipment this book covers it all. Includes profiles of successful food trucks, detailing their operations, profitability, and scalability. Establish best practices for operating your truck using one-of-a-kind templates for choosing vending locations, opening checklist, closing checklist, and more. Create a sound business plan complete with a reasonable budget and finding vendors you can trust; consider daily operations in detail from start to finish, and ultimately expand your business. Stay lean and profitable by avoiding the most common operating mistakes. Author David Weber is Founder and President of the NYC Food Truck Association (NYCFTA), which brings together small businesses that own and operate premium food trucks in NYC focused on innovation in hospitality, high quality food, and community development.

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Food Truck Owners Handbook

Author: Food Truck Fanatics
Editor: Independently Published
ISBN: 9781795506120
Size: 19,35 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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An easy to use daily log book for your food truck business. Small enough to carry with you on the truck to help keep track of important things. Keep Day to Day Track Of: Food Inventory Non-Food Inventory Temperature Logs of Coolers/Freezers/Fryers Employee Log In/Log Out This book has a basic list of items that are associated with most food trucks, with EXTRA spaces to write in and keep track of any other items that are not listed.

The Bloomsbury Handbook Of Food And Popular Culture

Author: Kathleen Lebesco
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 147429622X
Size: 15,68 MB
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The influence of food has grown rapidly as it has become more and more intertwined with popular culture in recent decades. The Bloomsbury Handbook of Food and Popular Culture offers an authoritative, comprehensive overview of and introduction to this growing field of research. Bringing together over 20 original essays from leading experts, including Amy Bentley, Deborah Lupton, Fabio Parasecoli, and Isabelle de Solier, its impressive breadth and depth serves to define the field of food and popular culture. Divided into four parts, the book covers: - Media and Communication; including film, television, print media, the Internet, and emerging media - Material Cultures of Eating; including eating across the lifespan, home cooking, food retail, restaurants, and street food - Aesthetics of Food; including urban landscapes, museums, visual and performance arts - Socio-Political Considerations; including popular discourses around food science, waste, nutrition, ethical eating, and food advocacy Each chapter outlines key theories and existing areas of research whilst providing historical context and considering possible future developments. The Editors' Introduction by Kathleen LeBesco and Peter Naccarato, ensures cohesion and accessibility throughout. A truly interdisciplinary, ground-breaking resource, this book makes an invaluable contribution to the study of food and popular culture. It will be an essential reference work for students, researchers and scholars in food studies, film and media studies, communication studies, sociology, cultural studies, and American studies.

Food Truck Owner S Handbook The Entrepreneur S Guide To Street Food Success

Author: Andrew Moorehouse
Editor: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781517103958
Size: 11,84 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Running your own food truck is serious business! It can be an incredibly rewarding endeavor for hands-on entrepreneurs. Are you ready to handle the day-to-day challenges and build your reputation in the mobile food industry? Your mobile business needs to make an impact today because the number of food trucks hitting the streets continues to grow. The longer you wait, the more competition there will be. So how do you make your food truck stand out? The Food Truck Owner's Handbook contains valuable tips which will help you as a food truck owner build better customer relations, comply with regulations and even increase your cash flow. The mobile food industry can quickly become over-saturated so you'll need to be able to quickly distinguish yourself and your food truck from the competition. The Food Truck Owner's Handbook is designed for existing food truck owners as well as those who are just getting started. You'll be able to take actionable steps with real solutions and advice to help you overcome the most common issues faced by mobile entrepreneurs. What's Inside: How much revenue do food truck owners earn How to generate more revenue Creating strategic partnerships How to pass a surprise health inspection Creating a positive customer experience Maintaining your equipment How much to pay your employees Customer payment options When to hire employees And more! Food truck owners are a unique breed of business owner. Take action now and gain a significant advantage over your competition!

Handbook Of Food Factory Design

Author: Christopher G. J. Baker
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461474507
Size: 14,11 MB
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Food manufacturing has evolved over the centuries from kitchen industries to modern, sophisticated production operations. A typical food factory includes the food processing and packaging lines, the buildings and exterior landscaping, and the utility-supply and waste-treatment facilities. As a single individual is unlikely to possess all the necessary skills required to facilitate the design, the task will undoubtedly be undertaken by an interdisciplinary team employing a holistic approach based on a knowledge of the natural and biological sciences, most engineering disciplines, and relevant legislation. In addition, every successful project requires a competent project manager to ensure that all tasks are completed on time and within budget. This Handbook attempts to compress comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of these areas into a single volume. It is hoped that it will prove to be of value across the food-manufacturing community. The multi-disciplinary nature of the subject matter should facilitate more informed communication between individual specialists on the team. It should also provide useful background information on food factory design for a wider range of professionals with a more peripheral interest in the subject: for example, process plant suppliers, contractors, HSE specialists, retailers, consultants, and financial institutions. Finally, it is hoped that it will also prove to be a valuable reference for students and instructors in the areas of food technology, chemical engineering, and mechanical engineering, in particular.

Running A Food Truck For Dummies

Author: Myrick
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119286131
Size: 17,19 MB
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Whether you're the owner of an existing food truck business or just interested in starting your own mobile restaurant endeavor, this guide will help you find your food niche, outfit your moving kitchen, meet safety and sanitation requirements, and much more.

The Sage Encyclopedia Of Food Issues

Author: Ken Albala
Editor: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1506300731
Size: 15,53 MB
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The SAGE Encyclopedia of Food Issues explores the topic of food across multiple disciplines within the social sciences and related areas including business, consumerism, marketing, and environmentalism. In contrast to the existing reference works on the topic of food that tend to fall into the categories of cultural perspectives, this carefully balanced academic encyclopedia focuses on social and policy aspects of food production, safety, regulation, labeling, marketing, distribution, and consumption. A sampling of general topic areas covered includes Agriculture, Labor, Food Processing, Marketing and Advertising, Trade and Distribution, Retail and Shopping, Consumption, Food Ideologies, Food in Popular Media, Food Safety, Environment, Health, Government Policy, and Hunger and Poverty. This encyclopedia introduces students to the fascinating, and at times contentious, and ever-so-vital field involving food issues. Key Features: Contains approximately 500 signed entries concluding with cross-references and suggestions for further readings Organized A-to-Z with a thematic “Reader’s Guide” in the front matter grouping related entries by general topic area Provides a Resource Guide and a detailed and comprehensive Index along with robust search-and-browse functionality in the electronic edition This three-volume reference work will serve as a general, non-technical resource for students and researchers who seek to better understand the topic of food and the issues surrounding it.

Handbook Of Sustainability For The Food Sciences

Author: Rubén O. Morawicki
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0813817358
Size: 20,63 MB
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Many books on sustainability have been written in the last decade, most of them dealing with agricultural systems, communities, and general business practices. In contrast, Handbook of Sustainability for the Food Sciences presents the concept of sustainability as it applies to the food supply chain from farm to fork but with a special emphasis on processing. Structured in four sections, Handbook of Sustainability for the Food Sciences first covers the basic concepts of environmental sustainability and provides a detailed account of all the impacts of the food supply chain. Part two introduces the management principles of sustainability and the tools required to evaluate the environmental impacts of products and services as well as environmental claims and declarations. Part three looks at ways to alleviate food chain environmental impacts and includes chapters on air emissions, water and wastewater, solid waste, energy, packaging, and transportation. The final part summarizes the concepts presented in the book and looks at the measures that will be required in the near future to guarantee long term sustainability of the food supply chain. Handbook of Sustainability for the Food Sciences is aimed at food science professionals including food engineers, food scientists, product developers, managers, educators, and decision makers. It will also be of interest to students of food science.

Handbook Of Lean Manufacturing In The Food Industry

Author: Michael Dudbridge
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444393118
Size: 18,18 MB
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The principles of lean manufacturing – increasing efficiency, reducing waste, lowering costs and improving control – may be applied to any industry. However, the food industry is unique, and creates unique demands. The political, social and economic importance of food is unrivalled by any other form of produce, as is the scrutiny to which the manufacture of food is subjected. For the food industry, lean manufacturing is not simply a cost-saving strategy, but is directly linked to issues of sustainability, the environment, ethics and public accountability. Handbook of Lean Manufacturing in the Food Industry is a major new source of information and ideas for those working in food manufacturing. Offering a fresh and modern perspective on best practice, it points the way to fewer breakdowns, reduced quality faults, improved teamwork and increased profits. With a focus on operations management and new process development, the book is accessible and easy to read, and is complemented by a wealth of practical examples drawn from industry. The author’s conversational style and questioning approach will be invaluable to food manufacturers who are seeking solutions to fundamental issues. The book is directed at those who are working in food manufacturing or the wider food industry, particularly factory operations managers and training teams who are looking for resources to help with lean manufacturing implementations. Others in the supply chain, from producers to retailers, will also find it invaluable. The book is a clear and timely introduction for students and lecturers in food science and technology who want to access the reality of lean manufacturing as well as the theory.