Category: News

Food Trucks Help Make Oscar-Winning Movies

Behind every successful movie that makes it to the big screen is a dedicated catering team that kept the hard-working movie crew happy and well fed while on location. Because of union regulations, hot food must be provided to movie crew members at specified intervals throughout the day. That means the timing of food service […]

Technology Boosts The Food Truck Business

While it’s delicious food that draws hungry customers to food trucks nationwide, technology can take much of the credit for helping to grow the industry. Food trucks use Facebook and Twitter to maintain relationships with their customers. Social media tells customers where the food trucks will be parked each day and informs them of menu […]

Fad No More: Food Trucks Go Mainstream

Food trucks are here to stay. Once a novel idea that served up delectable street food, the food truck industry has motored into the mainstream and become a sustainable market segment with many advantages over quick-serve and fast-food retailers. The National Restaurant Association says food trucks currently account for about $650 million in revenue or […]

Why Southern Californians Love Food Truck Food

Los Angeles foodies are the luckiest people in the U.S. There are probably more gourmet food trucks in Southern California than any place on earth. These rolling restaurants regularly serve busy commuters at breakfast, lunch and dinner and cater parties, business meetings and wedding receptions. They’re in big demand everywhere, and their popularity has yet […]

Hire a Food Truck; Throw a Party

Invite a gourmet food truck to your next party. Experienced food truck caterers can create and serve everything from cold appetizers to a multi-course meal. In fact, many Southern California food trucks are in such great demand for professional catering, that they must limit on-the-street service. If you’ve never hired a caterer before, here are […]

Let A Food Truck Cater Your Next Event

The food truck phenomenon is has grown so quickly and become so popular that it is verging on mainstream. Today, food trucks are found inside trailers, trucks, converted vans and even custom-made electric cars. Some sell familiar foods, such as hamburgers and fries, while others introduce new and exotic cuisines to the masses. When food […]

Say “Thanks” with a Customer Appreciation Day

Your customers are the backbone of your business. You probably offer the same goods and services as many other businesses, but your customers go to you first because they appreciate your friendly employees, excellent prices or convenient location. How can you show them that you appreciate their patronage? Invite them to a Customer Appreciation Day […]

Halal Meals Now Available On Specialty Food Trucks

The innovative food truck industry produces almost every fare available and has launched numerous new cuisines, such as Mexican and Chinese flavor combinations. Now even halal food trucks can be found on the streets of major cities that have large Muslim populations. Halal is an Arabic word meaning “permitted” or “lawful.” Halal foods follow the […]

Beware! Burgers Can Be Habit Forming

Often the success of a food truck’s cuisine leads to the later creation of a bricks-and-mortar restaurant. One example of that is the Komodo eatery in LA that came about after Chef Erwin Tjahyadi took to the streets with his fleet of Komodo food trucks. But in the case of the Habit Burger food truck, […]

Erwin Tjahyadi: Serving Asian Fusion From The Komodo Food Trucks

A popular chef on the LA food truck scene is Erwin Tjahyadi, commander of the Komodo food truck. Combining French cuisine with Asian fusion, Erwin’s Komodo truck is in demand at catered events and on the street serving hungry city dwellers. After graduating from cooking school, Erwin apprenticed with top chefs and then launched Komodo […]