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STEPHANIE SCHULTE, PE.COM

For this week’s 5 on Friday we spoke with the owner of the Southern California based food trucks, Devilicious. We wanted to learn more about him, his food and why he decided to join the mobile food industry – and share it with our readers.

Name: Kenneth Danko

Age: 31

Food Truck Name: Devilicious Food Trucks

Twitter: DeviliciousFood

Website: DeviliciousFoodTruck.com

Location: San Diego, Riverside, Orange Counties

Year started in the mobile food industry: 2012

Mobile Cuisine: Why did you become a food truck owner/chef?

Kenneth Danko: I have always enjoyed cooking and have worked in the food manufacturing industry.  I wanted to change from working for someone to being my own boss and having people enjoy my food and creations.

MC: What was the inspiration for your menu and how did you settle on your food offerings?

KD: Our gourmet sandwiches are a take on twisted comfort food where we want our guests to enjoy the exciting flavors we have to offer.

MC: Do you have a favorite moment since opening your food truck?

KC: Being on the local news for events and achievements are great moments since beginning on the truck.

MC: What are your plans for the future? Where do you see yourself and your food truck in 2 and 5 years?

KD: We have plans of expanding the current operations with multiple trucks and a brick and mortar.

MC: What one tip or piece of advice do you wish you had been given before opening your food truck?

KD: You have to love what you are doing so the long days wont seem like work.

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Devilicious Food Truck…Food so Good, It’s Bad

If you’d like more information about joining the Give Network Food Truck Fights Against Hunger, check out this article.

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SAN DIEGO, CA - Keep in mind “The Great Food Truck Race” Season 2 was filmed in the spring. So when this Tyler-Florence-hosted, truck triathlon airs on the Food Network August 14, the Devilicious Food Truck squad was still together.

The founders (and one tag-along husband-to-be) were still beaming about their brand-new $48,000 gastrotruck, and their sinful menu of fried-egg topped burgers and BLTs porked up with extra bacon.

Those were the salad days.

Because Devilicious partners Dyann Manning (nee Huffman) and Kristina Repp split up this month.

Manning, a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, will motor away with the Devilicious business.

You can find her doling out gourmet sandwiches downtown all throughout Comic-Con. (Newbies always get the signature butter-poached lobster grilled cheese on ultra-buttered sourdough.)

Manning says the Devilicious division is for the best, and that her new hubby Mark Manning will become her new business partner, too.

Repp, who has managed brick-and-mortar restaurants like the Pei Wei Asian Diner and Rancho Valencia, said, “I’ve decided to pursue different opportunities. I helped build Devilicious to what it is today. I wish Dyann the best of luck.”

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