Food Truck Menus

From menu design to culinary lessons as well as our recipe index, we’ve got the menu solution for your food truck.

Menu Design

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Add Soup to Your Food Truck Menu to Warm Up Your Profits

Food truck owners are consistently looking for a ways to get their customers to spend a little bit more cash with each of their orders. A study by Technomic suggests that if you add soup [...]

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Add Menu Twist To Your Food Truck With A Fusion Dish

Based on the cuisine of every food truck, consumers don’t expect certain foods to show up on these menus. You'd think you wouldn’t see sushi on a taco food truck, or you wouldn’t see pizza [...]

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Adding Quinoa To Your Food Truck Menu

More than ever, food truck owners find themselves responding to requests for healthy, meatless meals. Through years of work in the mobile food industry and partnering with the Meatless Monday program, we provide weekly articles about [...]

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4 Inspiring Ideas For Planning Your Food Truck’s Fall Menu

As the end of another summer approaches, food truck owners around the country are beginning (or they should be) to plan their changes for their Fall menu to entice and delight their customers. Fall is [...]

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15 Tips For A Great Food Truck Menu Board

You might have the best food in town, but if customers don’t order it, your food truck is doomed. That’s why it’s so important to make sure your menu is the best it can be. Taking [...]

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Why You Need Food Truck Menu Specials

Making food truck menu specials a regular part of your operation is a good idea for a lot of reasons. Today we'll discuss a number of these reasons and how they give your regular customers a reason [...]

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Upcoming Food Holidays | August 15 – 19, 2016

Food truck owners are continually looking for ways to help market their food truck and create differentiation between their competitors. A great way to do this is to celebrate national food holidays with specials on [...]

  • August 8-12 Food Holidays

Upcoming Food Holidays | August 8 – 12, 2016

Food truck owners are continually looking for ways to help market their food truck and create differentiation between their competitors. A great way to do this is to celebrate national food holidays with specials on [...]

  • August 1-5 Food Holidays

Upcoming Food Holidays | August 1 – 5, 2016

Food truck owners are continually looking for ways to help market their food truck and create differentiation between their competitors. A great way to do this is to celebrate national food holidays with specials on [...]

  • July 25-29 2016 Food Holidays

Upcoming Food Holidays | July 25 – 29, 2016

Food truck owners are continually looking for ways to help market their food truck and create differentiation between their competitors. A great way to do this is to celebrate national food holidays with specials on [...]

Culinary Lessons

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Create Bacon Wrapped Dishes To Add Some Sizzle To Your Menu

Most people agree that everything tastes better with bacon. Wrapping foods in bacon is a fad with serious staying power. The unique and addictive flavor of it keeps most food truck operators coming back to it. The [...]

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Cooking Vegetarian Foods On Your Food Truck

Whether your food truck customers are strict vegetarians, vegans or you simply want to add a few vegetarian meals into your menu rotation, Cooking vegetarian meals can be done as easily as any meat-based dish.you [...]

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Pump Up The Volume Of Your Food Truck Veggies

Treating your food truck veggies with the same respect you would a nice cut of meat and knowing how to cook them and which seasonings might enhance them is critical to a food truck's menu. Whether [...]

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Arugula: A Superfood For Bones On Food Trucks

As our readers know our Monday featured articles are set aside for the promotion of the Meatless Monday food program. In today’s article we will focus our attention on healthy source of nutrients and low [...]

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Food Trucks And Vegetarianism Are A Great Match

Since our inception we've been writing articles covering the Meatless Monday craze. Some have asked us why, and we tell them that food trucks and vegetarianism are a great match. It is a program that not [...]

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Fresh Produce Food Safety Tips

Fruits and vegetables are an important part of many food truck menus. Because of this, fresh produce must be handled safely to reduce the risks of delivering foodborne illness to your customers or food truck [...]

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Proper Food Portioning For Your Food Truck

Food portioning, while often overlooked, needs to be looked at as one of the most important activities in your food truck business. Not only does food portioning make an immediate impact on your customers' experience but [...]

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Effective Solutions For Safe Food Truck Glove Use

Last week while speaking with one of our clients they interrupted our call to tell me he had to reschedule because a health inspector had just shown up for a follow up to a random [...]

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Prevent Food Truck Food Borne Illnesses In 5 Steps

As a food truck owner you are not only responsible for the health and safety of your employees, but of ensuring the customers don't walk away from your service window with a food borne illness. By [...]

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Serving Safe Food Truck Thanksgiving Meals

In a recent report, The National Restaurant Association (NRA) shared that more than an estimated that 30 million Americans enlist the help of restaurants for their Thanksgiving feast by dining out or using takeout to serve their [...]

Recipe Index

  • Authentic Carne Asada Taco Recipe

Authentic Carne Asada Taco Recipe

The traditional taco truck has been cruising around California streets well for over 40 years. Most have menus with various styles of tacos, but in most cases, their best sellers have been their authentic carne asada [...]

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Recipe: Homemade Fig Newtons

If you are like me, you spend time analyzing your favorite store bought foods and try to figure out how to make them yourself. Today I will share a recipe for for one of my [...]

Recipe: Ketchup

Forget about buying this American staple—homemade is so much better and an inspired way to use up those extra tomatoes. Ketchup Yield: 3 pints Ingredients 4 quarts (about 24) ripe tomatoes, peeled, cored, and chopped 1 [...]

Recipe: Gnocchi

With today being National Potato Day and last night's premier of season 4 of The Great Food Truck Race we thought this recipe for gnocchi from Tyler Florence would be a great match for sharing [...]

Recipe: Ginger Sweet Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry

Chef Rocco DiSpirito's healthy Now Eat This! Truck brings fresh food and nutrition education to kids in need.This makeover of the traditional Chinese chicken dish has all the tasty ginger flavor and a touch of sweetness, but [...]

Recipe: Brisket Tacos

Today is National Brisket Day, and thus we felt that an easy to go recipe using brisket would be appropriate for a mobile food vendor. Brisket Tacos Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 4.5 hours | Yield: 6-8 tacos [...]

Recipe: Tequila Shrimp Tacos

Today is National Shrimp Day and to celebrate we are sharing a fantastic shrimp taco recipe from Taceaux Loceaux, a "Crazy Good", New Orleans food truck. Tequila Shrimp Tacos Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 5 minutes | Yield: 4 tacos [...]

Recipe: Lamb Gyros

Although today is National Roasted Leg of Lamb Day, we felt that a lamb gyro recipe would be more appropriate for a mobile food vendor. That being said, Roasted Leg of Lamb would make for a tasty [...]

Recipe: Chicken Adobo Empanadas

Today is National Empanada Day and the Empanada Intifada, a guerilla gourmet food truck serving SlapYourThigh delicious, life-reaffirming, health-promoting, local, seasonal, damn-near-treasonously good empanadas from New Orleans has shared their recipe for Chicken Adobo Empanadas in honor of this occasion. Chicken [...]

Recipe: Eggplant Parmesan

Today is National Eat Italian Food Day and Papa Perrone of Jianetto's Pizza Truck out of New York City shared his recipe for Eggplant Parmesan in honor of this occasion. Eggplant Parmesan Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 35 [...]