Food trucks are growing in popularity, and it’s not hard to understand why—significantly lower costs than those associated with opening a brick and mortar restaurant, paired with the freedom to create your own unique business model, is driving newcomers as well as seasoned restaurateurs to open their own food trucks. That said, when it comes down to the bottom line, "how much does a food truck cost?" Costs can range from $50,000 to upwards of $150,000, depending on a number of factors.
Check out our free worksheet to break down what it will cost to open your food truck.
In the food truck world, experience is invaluable. The most successful food truck operators today have made plenty of mistakes along the way. If you’re just starting out, be sure to take note of these tips from the veterans who’ve learned the hard way.
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