Posts Tagged ‘food trucks’

ECDI Celebrates Milestones

ECDI Celebrates Milestones
Continuing their support of the small business community in Columbus, ECDI is celebrating several impressive accomplishments, from anniversaries to events to awards. Food Fort Food Truck Fest Tomorrow Tomorrow, Saturday, August 9, the Food Fort powered by ECDI will hold its first ever Food Truck Festival...
August 8th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More

The Food Fort Powered by ECDI Prepares for its First Ever Food Truck Festival

The Food Fort Powered by ECDI Prepares for its First Ever Food Truck Festival
On Saturday, August 9, The Food Fort, in partnership with premiere Columbus classic rock radio station QFM 96, will hold its first ever Food Truck Festival. The Food Fort, a cutting-edge, mobile food-based business incubator, is not your typical commissary. By providing their clients access to specialized...
July 24th, 2014 | ECDI Spotlight | Read More

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

New Food Truck Offers Jewish Comfort Food Favorites

New Food Truck Offers Jewish Comfort Food Favorites
A new food truck will be cruising the Columbus streets starting in July. Chef Catie Randazzo and Business Manager Shoshanna Gross moved from New York City to Columbus to start Challah!, a Jewish deli sandwich truck. Columbus’ friendly food truck environment and local support from family and friends...
June 27th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

Food pods bring food trucks together in one place

Food pods bring food trucks together in one place
The food truck scene has exploded in Columbus over the last couple years, and now it seems yet another mobile food trend −the food pod− is piggybacking on the trucks’ success. What constitutes a food pod isn’t crystal clear at the moment, but Street Eats Columbus, which tracks and reviews...
June 27th, 2012 | Trendspotting | Read More

Catering company branches out with food truck business

Catering company branches out with food truck business
Angela Petro knows how to keep busy. As the owner of Two Caterers, she has been steadily growing her business in 2012, first through a collaborative relaunch of the Oakhurst Country Club in Grove City in February and now with the launch of Sweet Carrot, the company’s new food truck. We recently...
May 22nd, 2012 | Announcements | 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