Posts Tagged ‘food carts’

The Food Fort’s First Annual Showcase A Resounding Success

The Food Fort’s First Annual Showcase A Resounding Success
From zesty chipotle sliders to decadent blackberry sage donuts, The Food Fort’s first annual showcase attracted hundreds of hungry attendees eager for an introduction to the diversely talented “foodie-preneurs” that call The Food Fort Home. “We spent months coordinating so many moving parts,”...
March 27th, 2014 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

Freedom a la Cart employs survivors of human trafficking

Freedom a la Cart employs survivors of human trafficking
Survivors of human trafficking face considerable challenges when trying to rebuild their lives. Felonies and a lack of basic job skills frequently prevent them from obtaining gainful employment. Enter Freedom a la Cart. Started by Doma International Founder Julie Clark, the food cart and catering business...
January 25th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

Foodsponder uses location automation technology to help users find food trucks

Foodsponder uses location automation technology to help users find food trucks
After spending an hour driving around Columbus one evening looking for a particular food truck, Ryan McManus was annoyed and inspired. As anyone who frequents them knows, food trucks can be hard to find. And oftentimes once you do find them, they aren’t where they said they’d be in a tweet...
May 2nd, 2012 | Business Profiles | Read More

Food Fort offers suite of services to operators in Central Ohio

Food Fort offers suite of services to operators in Central Ohio
When mobile food operations kick into high gear this spring, The Food Fort will be ready to help local entrepreneurs make the most it. Located at the Economic and Community Development Institute’s campus on Old Leonard Avenue, the Food Fort has a unique approach to assisting food entrepreneurs,...
March 13th, 2012 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

How to Winterize Your Food Truck Business

How to Winterize Your Food Truck Business
The mobile dining business is exploding all over the country as new food carts and food trucks continue to pop up in every major city. The warm summer months bring longer daylight hours, longer lines and higher sales figures for those outdoor businesses, but the opposite tends to happen when the weather...
December 3rd, 2011 | How-To Guides | Read More

ECDI Food Fort scheduled to open in July

ECDI Food Fort scheduled to open in July
The Economic and Community Development Institute aims to bolster the local food system with the opening of its 8,000-square-foot Food Fort commissary on July 1. Located at 737 Parkwood Ave. on Columbus’s near east side, the commissary will feature food preparation and storage space for mobile...
June 28th, 2011 | Announcements | Read More

All A Cart Helps Mobile Food Vendors Get Rolling

All A Cart Helps Mobile Food Vendors Get Rolling
As we’ve reported, mobile food operations are a growing trend in Central Ohio. So it only seems appropriate to interview the man behind All A Cart Manufacturing, a business that has provided many local and international vendors with the equipment necessary to make their culinary concepts come to...
April 27th, 2011 | Business Profiles | Read More

How to open a food cart or food truck

How to open a food cart or food truck
Mobile food businesses have exploded onto the Columbus dining scene over the past six months, and the trend doesn’t appear to be letting up anytime soon (see: “Food Trucks and Food Carts Enjoy Success in Columbus Dining Scene“). If a mobile food operation is a business that you’re...
September 24th, 2010 | How-To Guides | Read More