How to Prepare Your Food Truck for Fall
Everyone loves fall! Kids go back to school, the weather cools, and spiced pumpkin begins showing up in all the best places! While summer tends to be the busiest season for food trucks, there are ways to maximize on fall as well. Here are some ways to keep business rolling as the weather cools down.
Add Some Pumpkin and Spice!
There is a reason why, for many people, fall is synonymous with pumpkin and spice and everything nice. Everybody loves it! Pumpkin-spiced foods and beverages are warming, soothing, and nostalgic in addition to being absolutely delicious. Find some way to incorporate this popular flavor into your menu. Pumpkin spice is especially suited for sweet treats, but it can even rock savory foods such as curries, stews, soups, and dips.
Think Back-to-School Carnivals
With a little bit of effort, you can keep your food truck booked solidly through fall. Most elementary schools put on some kind of back-to-school or Halloween carnival. All you have to do is convince them that they absolutely must include your food truck as part of the festivities. Not only does it save the PTO president from having to worry about the food, but it will draw in even more people who want a break from cooking while enjoying delicious street food at the same time!
Grow Your Catering Business
The arrival of fall means that the holidays are right around the corner. This means that now is the time to grow your catering business. Fewer people will be out and about on the streets of town, but more people will need a caterer for their holiday parties and work events. You can grow your catering business by creating a presence on social media, developing a professional website, hosting a free tasting event, and pitching your food truck at every opportunity.
Fall doesn’t have to mean a slump in business. Your truck can stay profitable throughout fall and into the holiday season by following these three tips: maximize on fall flavors, reach out to local schools, and grow your catering business. Remember, the most successful food trucks know how to adapt!Another way you can take advantage of kids being back in school is to pitch your food truck as the perfect fundraiser. For a good article to share to potential clients why food trucks are great for both fundraisers and festivals, click here. Then, make sure that you are up to date on the WTF app so that you never miss an interested customer again!