If you are like most parents, this is the time of year that you are bombarded with emails from the schools your children attend. If these emails haven’t sparked an idea to help expand your food truck’s catering, we thought we’d help.
Year End School Food Truck Catering
Since I created Mobile Cuisine, I have discussed various catering opportunities for food truck owners, including local schools.
Sports banquets, band banquets, teacher’s holiday parties and year end parties, are just some of the many school food truck catering opportunities that are available for vendors. Just remember that nearly all school related clubs and organizations have a banquet or will need catering services for an event they will hold.
Now is a perfect time to reach out to the school principals or the school board in your area. Offer to have them to your truck for lunch to try out your menu. If you want to put more skin in the game, offer a free lunch for their next teacher’s meeting. This little marketing event will get you a few minutes in front of all the club and sports team decision makers for that specific school or school district.
While it may be too late to start booking events for this year, just remember that next year a new batch of seniors will be arriving; providing a food truck vendors with a great opportunity to connect with their parents for graduation party catering.
Catering opportunities with schools is a great niche available to every food truck owner. You just need to go out and sell your services.
Have you gotten involved with school food truck catered for local school events? We’d love to hear any tips you may have for food truck owners looking to get into this segment of catering. You can share your thoughts in the comment section below, Tweet us or share them on our Facebook page.