A passion for food, combined with a desire to improve his lot in life and a little luck propelled David Choi, the son of Korean immigrants, to launch Seoul Taco, a small chain of restaurants and food trucks.
While a commissary gave David Choi the venue for his first restaurant, his food truck experience gave him the skills needed to prepare and serve food to customers efficiently and profitably.
CEOs of Wing Zone, Focus Brands, Captain D's, Backyard Burgers, Koti Pizza predict industry changes, trends
This year's Fast Casual Executive Summit wrapped up Tuesday night with insights from some of the industry's most successful CEOs.
The fast casual pizza concept is still new to a lot of people, and the food truck has improved customer awareness.
The truck has helped improve the brand's visibility as well as delivered a new revenue stream.
The fast casual chain teams with a trailer specialist to launch its first mobile food initiative, starting in New York City.
Executives from 17 countries gathered in London for the 2017 Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit — Europe last week. The event, produced by Networld Media Group, provided the opportunity for more than 100 restaurant leaders to share advice, success stories and discuss how they moved on from failure.
U.S. brands could learn a lot by studying how private marketplaces have helped to grow London's street food scene.
The opportunity to serve favorite recipes from mobile kitchens is trending worldwide, and in many countries, food trucks are simply the latest addition to what's long been considered "street food" — food sold from stalls to passersby.
More than 45,000 buyers in the restaurant industry hit Chicago this week to check out the thousands of products and services on display at the National Restaurant Association show.
The editors of FastCasual, Pizza Marketplace, QSRWeb and Food Truck Operator share some highlights from the 2017 NRA show in Chicago.
Mobile Vending University provides a certified course in operating a food truck in Pasco, Washington. The attendees are taught by subject matter experts in all aspects of operating a food truck.
This four-part series explores the successes and challenges of the food truck industry, Food truck revenues have increased from $650 million in 2013 and should hit $2.7 billion this year.
Chef Andrew Gruel, who opened his first concept — Slapfish — as a food truck, has just launched two concepts inside an Orange County food hall.
While many limited service restaurants are clearly interested in expanding into food trucks, veteran food truck operators are using the skills they develop on their food trucks to open brick-and-mortar restaurants.
Networld Media Group will launch FoodTruckOperator.com on April 1. It will cover industry trends and news, profile business owners and explore the technologies and tools available to help operators grow their businesses.
Entrepreneurs from all walks of life have launched successful food trucks. Interviews with those who have traveled the rough waters in this emerging industry offer insights about what obstacles they faced and how they addressed them.
Food trucks are the fastest-growing foodservice channel, and the niche is evolving into a well defined industry with its own organizations and support entities, including specialized software providers and event organizers. Part 3 in this 4-part series explores the emerging industry.
Businesses and individuals driven by a passion for serving all types of food are recognizing the opportunity to launch a food truck. While these entrepreneurs hail from a variety of backgrounds, they all face the challenges of having sufficient capital, defining their niche, establishing a solid business strategy and executing it.
Irvine, California says "Hello Kitty" to Sanrio's first U.S. cafe. The company wants its famous kitty to take a bite of the U.S. food service market.