Food trucks are an increasingly popular way for chefs and owners to break into the restaurant business without breaking the bank, especially as municipalities continue to ease food codes to accomodate the food truck movement. There is, however, a great opportunity for existing restaurants to greatly expand their catering services without putting extra stress on their restaurant kitchen, by expanding through the use of food trucks. The following article from Philly.com is on the growing trend of parties being catered from food trucks.
Is your restaurant taking advantage of your local farmer’s markets to source local produce? Why or why not? Check out the following article to see how other chefs are using farmer’s markets to drive the menus in their restaurants.
What are you doing in your restaurant to incorporate local ingredients?