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Business of Food Trucks: Your Guide to Opening in 16 Weeks

Tuesday, April 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm • Organized By Square One Small Business Programming by Mid-Continent Public Library
Online Event


Do you dream of owning a food truck someday? Not sure where to start? We’re here to help! In this 90-minute session we’ll walk you through a detailed checklist to guide you through the ins-and-outs of getting going. Come learn from experienced food truckers about menu development, food safety, managing your time, and more! Attendees will leave with a 16-week planning timeline and a daily on-site checklist.

Participant Take-aways:

  • Find out what equipment, licenses, permits, etc. you need to open a food truck
  • Learn about the various tasks and responsibilities of food truck ownership amp; management
  • Determine whether food truck ownership is right for you

To view this class, visit the Business of Food Trucks Facebook Account at

This program is funded by a grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.