Before you jump into a new street food business, consider the pros AND cons. Here are nine reasons you should not start a hot dog cart. Why you should NOT start a cart Obviously, I spend a lot of time helping people build successful hot dog businesses. But nobody who starts a business should ignore […]
What’s the Easiest State for Hot Dog Business
What’s the easiest state for a hot dog business? If you were looking to relocate and start a successful hot dog stand or mobile food business, where should you go? Ben gives his opinion on the top five states where it’s easiest to get started. Tennessee, North Carolina, Oregon, and you’ll have to watch the […]
Catering in Arizona?
Catering in Arizona is a great business, if you can figure out the rules. I’ve been helping somebody navigate the health department rules for Maricopa County AZ, and here’s the second part of that story. How to Start Catering in Arizona (part 2) I also mentioned some links that will be helpful for your catering […]
City Requires Multiple Location Licenses?
If you’re starting a hot dog cart or other mobile food business, you should know you will probably need some kind of license to do business. That’s true. But what do you do if your city or county says something that seems ridiculous? What if they say you need multiple location licenses? A license for […]
Street Food Vending Now Legal in Los Angeles
Great News For Street Vendors in Los Angeles Hi, folks! I just wanted to share a bit of news with you. Until recently, Los Angeles was the only major city in the US that still enforced criminal penalties against street food vendors. The particulars of the LA vendor permitting system have yet to be determined, […]