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How To Factor For Seasonality in a Concession Business

Winter is indeed coming. For vendors operating in cooler temperature states or even Canada this inevitably means lower monthly revenue figures for the rest of the year as we move deeper into the fall and winter months. Most food vendors anticipate this lower demand due to seasonality. In places like New York, Boston and the […]

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How Much Food Storage Space is Needed on Your Concession Trailer?

How much storage space is needed on your concession trailer? This is a question frequently overlooked by first time vendors. It’s easy to get wrapped up in the type of kitchen equipment that will be installed and the wrap of the vehicle. These are important parts of the build process. But at M&R Specialty Trailers […]

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Food Trucks often Double as Disaster Relief Vehicles

When emergencies happen, you need teams of highly-skilled people that can mobilize quickly and travel to a distressed area to help. In critical situations like this people like first responders, fire fighters, nurses, and law enforcement usually come to mind. These people are the first at the scene of a catastrophic event. But in recent […]

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Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show 2017 Exhibitor Review

This week you’ll find M&R Specialty Trailers and Trucks at the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show running from October 11th – 13th, 2017. This annual event is being held at the Orange County Convention Center and brings together over 8,000 professionals from across the culinary and food service industry. Whether you’re looking for cutting-edge flavor […]

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Concession Trailer Plumbing Blue Print / Layout Example

Although requirements for concession trailers differ across the country there are some requirements that are standard across the board. One of the ¬†standard requirements is for a 3-compartment sink and hand washing sink. These requirements are in place for food safety handling reasons and something you want installed on your unit regardless of legal requirements. […]

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Food Trucks Continue Serving Communities After Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey has devastated the Texas coastline from Corpus Christi to Houston while uprooting thousands of families in between the two cities. For many residents, their businesses and homes have been completely destroyed. Some areas were hit hard by the hurricane winds. Others had walls torn down by rising and rushing water. According to this […]

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Could Negative Yelp Reviews Be Hurting Your Food Truck Business?

We live in a world where customers read reviews and view food photos well before they ever step foot into a restaurant or dine at your food truck. That means that for many prospective customers, if you’re online reputation isn’t pristine you probably won’t get their business. There was recently published article of MarketPlace.org that […]

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Will Automation Technology Replace Food Truck Employees by 2025?

According to this study from¬†McKinsey & Company, a whopping 73% of foodservice activities have the potential to be automated. This report comes at the same time automation efforts in the transportation sector are in full-swing as well. Ten years ago, the average person may have felt driverless cars was something only dreamed up for sci-fi […]

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Eric Silverstein: Is Food The Most Important Factor in Starting a Food Truck?

When first time restauranteurs or food truck owners are just starting out it’s logical to think that perfecting the food is the best use of their limited time. After all if you don’t make a good impression to first time customers, you might never get the opportunity to serve them a second time. In this […]

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