Beyond the Food Truck: Tips for a Successful Food Trailer Businesses

Just like all small businesses in the U.S., a food trailer has the potential to be extremely rewarding and profitable.

It’s the ultimate venture for someone looking for a truly independent business. With a food trailer, you pick your own cuisine, strategy, and employees. Plus, you don’t have to be fully committed to a specific location – you can decide to pack up and move any time you want.

While there are a lot of food trailer businesses out there, just take a look at how many concession trailers you see at your next fair. You definitely have the ability to turn a profit if you know what you’re doing.

How Much Can You Make Running a Food Trailer

It all depends on how much you want to work.

If you just want to use your concession trailer at smaller sporting events and festivals, you could bring home [...]

Accidents happen.

Try as you might, it’s impossible to avoid all incidents with your food trailers.

However, there are a few things you can do to minimize your risk of having an accident at your concession trailer.

3 Times to Be Especially Careful with Your Food Trailer Business

It goes without saying, you should always practice basic food trailer safety – whether at an event or at home. But there are definitely certain times when it’s more important to ensure you’re operating safely.

Here are three moments in your concession trailer operation that you need to pay extra attention to safety.

1. Food Trailer Safety While Towing

Concession trailer safety begins even before you arrive at your event. If you’re not properly prepared, some of the biggest accidents can happen while transporting your food trailer.

Here are a few pre-departure [...]

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