How To Start Your Own Food Truck
Science Industry and Business Library (188 Madison Ave., Rm 018, Manhattan)

Do you have a great recipe that everyone raves about? Are you interested in giving up your day job to take on the intrepid life of a food-trucker? Before you take out a second mortgage to finance your new truck, stop by this session to learn about life on the streets in NYC from the perspective of a street vendor.

David Weber, author of The Food Truck Handbook, gives an overview of what it takes to start your own food truck.

The discussion includes:

The rise of Mobile Food
Will food trucks endure?
What it takes to be a vendor
NYC Rules & Regulations
Picking a concept
Writing a business plan & raising funds
Operating best practices

Weber is President of the NYC Food Truck Association, an instructor at the Institute for Culinary Education, and co-founder of Rickshaw Dumplings.

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