Crazy Good Burgers: 2012 Rookie Food Truck of the Year

2012 Rookie Food Truck

Earlier this month we began polling our readers to help us determine their Rookie Food Truck of the Year. Our final poll had 18 first year food trucks to select from:

  • Best French Fries – Lake Worth, FL
  • Bloomy’s Roast Beef – Minneapolis, MN
  • Caveman Truck – Indianapolis, IN
  • Crazy Good Burgers – Morristown, TN
  • Ice-Cubed – Chicago, IL
  • JumBy’s JoiNt – Fort Wayne, IN
  • King Creole – Burlington, NC
  • Mei Mei Street Kitchen – Boston, MA
  • Messy Giuseppe – St. Paul, MN
  • Not So Fast Food – San Diego, CA
  • Papa Dale’s Diner – Sacramento, CA
  • Ravens Roost Coffee – Winston Salem, NC
  • Seis Curbside – Tuscon, AZ
  • Something Stuffed – Arlington, VA
  • Sophie’s Gourmet Pierogis – Columbus, OH
  • Tutta’s Pizza – Dallas, TX
  • The Urban Oven – Los Angeles, CA
  • Wandering Dago – Schenectady, NY

We had a fantastic turnout representing all part of the country, with a total exceeding 12,500 votes submitted through our poll and from emails. It was a close race between the top 5 trucks throughout the time the poll was running. The leads changed numerous times, and it wasn’t until we tallied and combined all of the votes that we actually knew who the 2012 winner was.

Mobile Cuisine is proud to announce the 2012 Rookie Food Truck of the Year winner. With just over 19% percent of the overall vote (just 0.4 percent votes over second place) Crazy Good Burgers from Morristown, TN has claimed the title.

The top 5 trucks receiving votes in this years contest were:

  • Crazy Good Burgers – Morristown, TN (19.1%)
  • Ice-Cubed – Chicago, IL (18.7%)
  • Mei Mei Street Kitchen – Boston, MA (11.1%)
  • Not So Fast Food – San Diego, CA (8.9%)
  • Caveman Truck – Indianapolis, IN (7.8%)

We would like to congratulate the crew from Crazy Good Burgers and thank our readers for helping us with this poll. We will be providing a feature article on this truck soon.


2017-03-31T08:42:23+00:00 By |Contest|

About the Author:

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.


  1. Rebecca Jan 22, 2013 at 12:29 pm

    Thank you !!!!!! This is my Son in Law and Daughter! I am so very proud of you guys. They built the truck and the business from the ground up and make the best burgers and fries I have ever eaten! Thank you for hosting the contest and giving them the opportunity for some recognition. My husband and I couldn’t be prouder of them. Way to go Crazy Good Burgers!!!

  2. Jim Garigen Jan 22, 2013 at 2:33 pm

    Congratulations to everyone. Great marketing campaign with the qr codes. Proud to have been a top ten finisher.

  3. Shelby Jan 23, 2013 at 7:38 am

    Congratulations to Crazy Good Burgers! Thanks to all who supported Caveman Truck in the poll. Have a great 2013!

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