Food Trucks Expand Into Catering

Food truck owners around the country say catering is an increasingly appealing alternative to braving downtown streets at lunchtime, according to National Public Radio. For the full story, click here.

Editor’s Insight: What this report demonstrates is that the food trucks, which have been on the scene in most big cities for a few years now, have staying power. They are expanding into catering, which is one of the most profitable businesses in foodservice.

Not everyone with an event that needs catering will want a food truck. But there is definitely a niche market.

These are interesting times to be in commercial foodservice. 02-29-12 By Elliot Maras