Menu Help 2017-03-31T08:39:59+00:00

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

  • carbon footprint

Cut Your Food Truck Carbon Footprint With The Food Your Serve

The Environmental Working Group released a study on the carbon footprint of 20 different foods' life cycles, including energy used and methane gas produced. Everything from lamb to turkey was included. Emissions were classified as [...]

  • food truck menus

Helpful Tips For Developing Start-Up Food Truck Menus

Creating a menu for your new food truck can be overwhelming. What dishes should you offer, and which should you skip? The best food truck menus offer a balance of unique dishes and local favorites that match your [...]

  • alpha carotene

Adding Alpha Carotene Foods To Your Food Truck Menu

Mobile Cuisine is proud to provide our readers with another article designed to inform them about a multifaceted program that is spreading throughout the country. We have designated our Monday features to help promote the [...]

  • food truck errors

5 Food Truck Errors To Steer Around To Make Higher Profits

We are often asked, “What can I do to improve my food truck and make it more profitable?”  Part of Mobile Cuisine's mission has always been to assist failing food trucks and turn them around; but we also help [...]

  • meatless monday

Here’s Why Your Food Truck Should Participate In Meatless Monday

An international movement designed to help people reduce meat consumption, Meatless Monday is being adopted by food trucks across the country. When food truck customers request vegetarian items for Meatless Monday, you may wonder how [...]

  • food truck menu design

Food Truck Menu Design Tips To Get Off To A Great Start

One of the key steps in building a successful food truck business is developing an effective menu. Always remember that your food truck menu design is a direct reflection of your food truck. Your menu is what [...]

  • vegetarian food

Introducing Vegetarian Food 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 have compiled the [...]

  • add soup

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 [...]

  • fusion dish

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 [...]

  • quinoa pilaf

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 [...]

Culinary Lessons

  • food tasting

Why It’s Important To Have A Food Tasting System On Your Food Truck

For most people who have ever been taught to cook, whether it was from a family member or in culinary school, you learned early on that you need to taste your food as you are [...]

  • bacon

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 [...]

  • cooking vegetarian

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 [...]

  • Food Truck Veggies

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 [...]

  • Arugula

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 [...]

  • Food Trucks And Vegetarianism

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 [...]

  • fresh produce

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 [...]

  • food portioning

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 [...]

  • food truck gloves

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 [...]

  • Food Truck Food Borne Illnesses

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 [...]

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 [...]

  • fig newtons

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 [...]