TAMPA, FL  – Two food truck owners from Georgia made the trip South to join Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn’s Food Truck Fiesta yesterday at Lykes Gaslight Park.

Tampa Food Truck FiestaOne of the new trucks is Champion Cheesesteaks from Kennesaw, Georgia, and was founded in 2010 by Roy Brostrand. The truck serves classic American food, including steak and chicken cheesesteaks and a veggie Philly.

The Happy Belly Truck, started five years ago by Terry and Dawn Hall from Smyrna, Georgia, also joined the fiesta. They serve fresh natural and wholesome foods, and use organic and local ingredients when possible. Their menu includes a short rib-brisket hamburger, grilled sweet potato and organic black bean burger, and for the young ones a gouda and granny smith apple grilled cheese.

The park is located on Franklin Street between Madison Street and Kennedy Boulevard.

Local food trucks that participated in the event were: Fat Tortillas Southwest Grill, The Hogfather BBQ, Nate Paul’s Q4U, Maggie on the Move, Michelle Faedo’s On The Go, Unforgettable Cupcakes Co., Americanwiener and The Dude and His Food.

The food truck rally was originally launched in November 2011 and is held on the first Wednesday of each month.