27 Jan Mobile Food Trucks Revitalised
The success of Food Trucks in the US is announced to hit Australia.
By Tony Separovic via ideasspotter.com
They have existed in the US for decades and have a sub culture following, but more recently the iconic street food trucks have gone gourmet and with a fan base managed and promoted through social media. The US has seen local communities and cities really embrace the new age of upscale mobile food trucks such as the taco truck Kogi Korean BBQ with a Korean twist, Big Green Truck serving Italian wood fire pizza, Dessert Truck serving luscious desserts and America’s first “bustarant” named World Fare.
The culture has become so popular that even mobile apps are popping up such as Food Truck Fast Pass which connects food trucks with their fans and broadcasts their location, daily specials and sold out items. The strEATS mobile app maps out the sites of Washington DC’s favorite food trucks and street eats locations.
It was only time that other parts of the globe would catch onto the rejuvenated and exciting new mobile food culture. In Australia this week, Sydney City Council Lord Mayor Clover Moore announced 10 successful businesses that are to service the Sydney area with mobile food trucks.
Over 30 operators lodged applications and went through the formal compliance process which involved finishing off with a cook off. The 10 successful operators are:
Foodie entrepreneurs its time to introduce the mobile food culture to your corner of the globe!