Every movie or TV production needs stars, camera operators, hairdressers, wardrobe fitters, gaffers and other crew members. But among the most important contributors to any movie production is the catering team that serves food, follows all union guidelines and makes sure everyone on the set is happy, healthy and ready to work.
Unfortunately, many caterers are unfamiliar with union regulations required on a set, such as the one that mandates that food be provided to the crew at specified intervals each day. That’s why hiring an experienced catering crew is necessary to ensure that timing, quality and the overall dining experience are perfect.
Fortunately for movie production companies in the Los Angeles-area, there are many local food truck operators that can produce healthy gourmet meals while complying with union decrees.
Gourmet food trucks are bistros on wheels with complete kitchens that allow them to prepare food at your location. Made-on-site meals are preferable to pans of food that were prepared hours earlier, brought to the site and kept warm. A food truck’s professional refrigeration system keeps perishable items cold, such as extra ice. A food truck chef has everything on hand to serve delicious food at the appropriate times, conform to union requirements and ensure that the crew is fortified. This includes the union-mandated “second meal” in the event that a shoot runs over time.
Food breaks are important on a busy movie set because they give the crew much-needed down time, so it is important to choose a food truck caterer that has a history of feeding quality meals to large groups quickly and efficiently. If your movie production (or video or photo shoot) runs long, you’ll wish you’d chosen a creative and versatile chef who can create different menus instead of offering the same food every day.
When you need food truck caterers for your movie, video or production shoot, look no further than these outstanding, experienced providers:
Hang 10 Tacos features the best tacos in Southern California, each one made by hand from the freshest ingredients. Dial 855-5-Hang-10 to schedule Hang 10 Tacos for your next movie or video shoot.
Greenz on Wheelz is the kitchen-on-wheels that serves delicious sandwiches and salads created from the best seasonal ingredients. Everything is served with on time and guaranteed to be delicious. Phone the Greenz staff at 855-6Greenz.
The Hungry Nomad is famous for Mediterranean-influenced dishes, but a unique menu can be created to meet your personal requirements. Contact The Hungry Nomad crew at 877-NOMAD-10 to schedule the truck for your next production.