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The Beginner’s Guide to Launching a Food Truck Business by Lisa Fergison gives some insight into what to expect from the food truck business in general and helps you to take a look at the work involved to really get you thinking about whether or not this is the business for you. The content includes a personal look into the business from a successful food truck owner and some advice from them. There are some resourceful links at the end to associations and other business resources.
The 10-Step Plan for How to Start a Mobile Food Truck Business by Suzanne Kerns lays everything out into the 10 steps to take. I am sure that they are not all the steps that are needed, but it is a basic guide to starting the business plan for the food truck business. There are some helpful links to business financing options, the requirements that you might run into, and some basic business plan writing advice and links to other resources. This is definitely a good place to start researching and find some helpful information on the food truck business.
How to Write a Food Truck Business Plan (Case Study) by the Food Truck Empire website is full of information from Anthony Salvagno, who shows you how he created his business plan, got funding, and designed his own food truck business. The website offers downloadable sample business plans and outlines the features and content that should be included in the food truck business plan.
Food Trucks 101: How to Start a Mobile Food Business by Rich Mintzer focuses on the types and quality of the food products and how to plan for these types of food truck businesses. It goes into more detail of how to find the right food truck niche for you, such as gourmet trucks or where you are going to be located. The article gives a ton of advice that can be used to create a business plan and find additional resources that are linked also.
How to Write a Food Truck Business Plan gives highly detailed explanations of all of the food truck business plan parts and how everything is tied together with the food tuck business specifically. The author really took the time to apply the regular business plan components to the food truck business itself. The website Foodtruckr.com has several awesome resources and lots of food truck business information.
The Executive Summary for Your Food Truck Business Plan explains in detail how the executive summary section of the food truck business plan is the most important part and how this should be done with care. They list out the sections of the executive summary and help provide insight into writing an executive summary for a food truck business plan.
How to Open a (Successful) Food Truck gives some insight into the problems that any new business has, how to get the customers, and it stays real about the issues, suggesting opening a location to get a following first and then building up the food truck, or tapping into niches within the food truck industry to get into a more creative side that will have people more interested. The article takes a look at some success stories and some realistic thinking.
How Much Does a Food Truck Cost? By OpenTable.com talks with Matt Cohen, CEO of Off The Grid gourmet mobile food trucks and gets some advice from the successful business man involved with the food truck industry. It goes through the necessary steps to take in the formation of your business food truck business plan, but also gives some practical advice, such as having a personality and sense of humor helps.
How to Start a Food Truck has several contributors and really give a lot of useful information out. Sample documents, legal aspects, menu creation, and other things, such as upkeep of the food truck, are all included. This one tapped into food vendors, I guess you would need that for ingredients of the food you are making, but a lot of the other articles leave that one out.
This is a website full of great resources for doing your food truck business plan and there is a helpful newsletter that you can sign up for too. It has several links within this page to other resources and puts it all in order for you. The market analysis portion is covered and that is not one component of the business plan that I have noticed a lot of other sites going into.