Concession Stands and Food Trucks
The room is dark. So dark that I can almost feel the darkness, but there is a light. A faint light, coming from a bright red “Exit” sign just above the entrance door. Then, suddenly, the screen in front of me seems to come to life. I see movement, but my eyes won’t fully adjust to the light to see what it is. And then there’s sound. Loud, earthshakingly loud. It seems to be jolting me in my seat but in a good way.
You’ve come up with a great food truck idea, bought a truck, and obtained your permits and licenses. Now what?
The popularity of food trucks has grown exponentially over the past few years. Thanks in part to shows like The Food Network's "Great Food Truck Race," more trucks have been hitting the streets in big cities and small towns alike. Food trucks are part of the street food industry that serves 2.5 billion people every day.
This week, we're wrapping up our concession stand series with a look at nachos. These gooey cheese covered chips have become a concession stand classic over the past couple of decades. But how did they come to be and what do you need to make your nachos a success?
Popcorn machines offer concession stands a cheap, easy-to-make product that brings in big revenue and aims to please. Popcorn machines are also known as popcorn poppers or popcorn makers.
Hot dogs and concession stands have been a long-standing tradition in the United States. This tradition can be traced back to 1893.
August through October is a busy time for concession stands. The end of summer and start of fall are often celebrated with a variety of fairs and festivals and the start of school sports. Over the next few weeks, we’re highlighting the equipment found in most concession stands to help you take advantage of this season.