food truck

Get ready for a culinary odyssey with food truck entrepreneurship! Tap into the transformative world of mobile dining, from ideation and concept creation to steering a thriving culinary venture on wheels.

Austin Student Life 8 min read

Food Trucks in Austin: The Story of How Mobile Cuisine Took Over the Capital

Explore the evolution of food trucks in Austin, Texas, from humble beginnings to a cultural phenomenon.

March 26, 2024
Food Entrepreneurship 10 min read

How to Transition Your Food Truck to a Restaurant

Looking to grow your food truck business? Opening a brick-and-mortar restaurant could be your next move! Discover key points to consider as you develop your plan.

January 5, 2024
Food Entrepreneurship 17 min read

How to Start a Food Truck

A detailed overview of how to start a food truck, from the business plan to the truck purchase to marketing. Plus resources for further reading.

December 31, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 12 min read

Food Truck Marketing: A How-To Guide

Use this food truck marketing guide to build a presence for your business, both online and in a physical space. Tips for a website, social media, and more.

December 27, 2022
Food Entrepreneurship 12 min read

What Licenses & Permits Are Needed to Start a Food Truck?

Starting a food truck? This overview on licenses you may need can help you map out the permitting process and account for the costs in your business plan.

December 23, 2022
Food Entrepreneurship 11 min read

How to Buy a Food Truck

Insider tips for marketplaces and funding sources to help you buy a food truck. Consider new vs. used, buying vs. renting, and how you can pay for it.

December 20, 2022
Food Entrepreneurship 12 min read

How to Choose the Best Location for Your Food Truck

How to choose a location for your food truck? Start by finding the friendliest food truck cities, and sites with parking or plenty of foot traffic.

December 16, 2022
Food Entrepreneurship 8 min read

How Much Money Can Food Trucks Make?

Find out how much money the average food truck makes in a year. How much of that could the food truck owner keep, and how much should they save?

December 13, 2022
Food Entrepreneurship 6 min read

The 5 Best Food Truck POS Systems

A food truck POS system can help you manage sales, inventory, marketing, and more. Here are the top five systems you should consider for your food truck

December 9, 2022
Food Entrepreneurship 11 min read

How Much Can a Food Truck Cost?

Find out how much it could cost to buy and equip a food truck. Plus costs for licensing and permitting, parking and prep space rentals, and more.

December 8, 2022
Culinary Arts 2 min read

Our Top 5 Blogs of 2020

In case you missed them, here are the most popular articles that Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts published in 2020.

December 29, 2020
Austin Student Life 3 min read

Escoffier Austin Student Opening Food Truck

If Austin’s culinary food scene is known for one thing, it’s the food truck movement that’s taken the city by...

January 13, 2017
Culinary Arts 2 min read

The 5 Austin Area Food Trucks Worth Visiting

Here are just a few reasons why Austin is the unofficial food truck capital of the U.S. 

November 12, 2015
World of Food & Drink 3 min read

School Food Trucks Promoting Healthy Eating

When given the option to eat at school or have the freedom to wander off campus for fast food, most high school students will choose the fast food.

November 9, 2015
Culinary Arts 2 min read

Food Truckin’ Around Austin

Whether you're on you way to class at a Texas culinary arts school, on a quick lunch break or just want to chow down on some authentic street food, Austin is chock-full of food trucks.

October 28, 2015
Culinary Arts 3 min read

Boulder is a hot spot for food trucks

These food trucks in Boulder are worth checking out.

April 14, 2015
World of Food & Drink 3 min read

Shake ups in Houston food truck policies

Texas culinary arts school students should have something to celebrate next time they find themselves in Houston, as a recent change in city ordinances is set to cause a massive expansion in the city's food truck scene.

October 4, 2014
World of Food & Drink 2 min read

Texas cleans up in food truck awards

The Daily Meal recently released its list of the best food trucks in America, an annual publication celebrating the absolute best food that can be found on four wheels from across the entire country.

October 1, 2014
World of Food & Drink 3 min read

Verde food truck to open new location

Many culinary academy students, when exploring their potential employment opportunities in a post graduate setting, are drawn to the idea of starting or joining a food truck business.

September 30, 2014
World of Food & Drink 2 min read

Texas Tech University opens new food truck

Culinary academy students with an interest in entering the burgeoning world of mobile hospitality may want to take a trip down to Texas Tech University in Lubbock.

September 3, 2014
World of Food & Drink 2 min read

Austin food truck receives high honor

Culinary academy students in Texas may want to look more carefully than usual at Bon Appetit's annual rankings of the top 10 restaurants in the country.

August 22, 2014
Culinary Arts 2 min read

Food trucks may be safer than restaurants

A recent study indicates that food trucks may actually be safer than restaurants in terms of health code statutes and food preparation.

July 5, 2014
World of Food & Drink 2 min read

Finnegans Reverse Food Truck helps feed the hungry

The emerald ride that is Finnegans Reverse Food Truck collects food from citizens and gives it back to the hungry and...

June 7, 2014
World of Food & Drink 3 min read

GoodLife Food Park to open in East Austin

A new addition to Austin's food truck scene is GoodLife Food Park - a gathering place for those who want to indulge in tasty fare among an upscale urban setting.

May 26, 2014
World of Food & Drink 2 min read

Boulder Food Truck Legislation Gets Initial Approval

Boulder culinary school have often been wary of starting their own food truck business in the past, but they may be more inclined in the future considering that the county has given initial approval for a set of more lenient rules.

May 23, 2014
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