Questions Successful Food Truck Owners Should Ask

Questions Successful Food Truck Owners Should Ask

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Asking a lot of questions is one behavior that successful food truck owners share. Instead of just rushing to take action, posing questions helps you solidify the entire innovation process by improving your ability to spot new growth opportunities and pinpoint problems.

Consider using questions like these to increase your odds of success in the mobile food industry:

  • What problem is the customer struggling to solve? In most situations its how, when and where to feed their hunger. Understand where your customers are when they are there and how you can solve their hunger pangs in ways other trucks miss the mark..
  • Who has already solved this problem? It’s likely that some other food truck vendor has already found a solution in a different region of the country. Gaining inspiration from their successful approach can speed up your process.
  • What can you do that few other food trucks can do?  Zero in on what makes you unique to maximize the chances of creating desirable menu offerings.
Richard is an architect by degree (Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, Michigan) who began his career in real estate development and architectural planning. In September of 2010 he created Mobile Cuisine Magazine to fill an information void he found when he began researching how to start a mobile hotdog cart in Chicago. Richard found that there was no central repository of mobile street food information anywhere on the internet, and with that, the idea for MCM was born.