Chef mobile food cart

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Chef Cart

Hot Dog Cart / Mobile Food Cart

The Chef cart is versatile and efficient. Perfect for busy mobile food cart vendors, the Chef cart features a variety of customizable options and configurations that help you handle medium to high volume crowds with ease.

Dimensions: 48” W x 83” L x 46” H to serving counter. 34” H to cooking area.
Weight: 600 lbs. Easy for one person to push into place for set-up.

Chef Cart Standard Features

Dimensions / Weight

  • Dimensions: 48” W x 83” L x 46” H to serving counter. 34” H to cooking area.
  • Weight: 600 lbs. Easy for one person to push into place for set-up.
  • 20-16 GA 304 stainless steel construction
  • Uni-body stainless steel frame
  • Precision flow jet cut and brushed stainless steel
  • Stainless steel mirror finish exterior
  • Non-corrosive materials throughout
  • Built and manufactured in the USA
  • 24” flat top griddle (1/2” thick plate)
  • 2 individual steam tables with separate burner controls
  • Each steam table holds 1 standard size spillage pan and up to 6 food pans (NSF certified utensils, food pans and lids NSF)
  • Propane heat cooking (propane tank not included)
  • Concealed propane tank compartment holds one 20 lb. OR one 30 lb. tank (All propane systems meet National Equipment Standards)
  • 4 stainless steel burners – 12,000 BTUs each (2 under griddle, 1 under each steam table)
Water System
  • Self-contained, pressurized hot and cold water system (10 gal. fresh / 13 gal. gray)
  • Quick drain ball valve
  • Stainless steel sink(s). 1-4 available, check with your local health department to see what they require.
  • 12 volt battery and charger
  • Thermo-coil hot water supply – water line runs past the burners to heat the water.
  • High capacity ice bin cooler with designated quick drain ball valve
  • 4.0 cubic feet cold storage – 22” x 24” x 14”
  • Cooler insulated with rigid and foam urethane insulation for maximum ice life
  • Built-in cold condiment tray with three 1/6 size poly food pans, inside cooler
  • 4.66 cubic feet dry storage – 48” x 14” x 12” bread box area
Choose one of these sign templates to customize with your business information. Or ask us to create a custom designed sign just for your business for an additional fee.
  • Towable and pushable
  • Cushioned suspension for easy travel
  • Removable tow bar for 2” ball
  • Safety chain harness attaches to vehicle when traveling
  • Tail Lights
  • Removable tow bar with swivel wheel
  • Two retractable jack stands for added stability and leveling on-site
Owner’s Manual
Instructions for operating and maintaining your Top Dog Cart.
Cart Plan
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chef mobile food cart plan

Also Included With All New Top Dog Carts

cart schematic

Cart Schematics

Cart schematics and specifications for passing health inspection.


VIN Plate & Decals

 Single metal plate stamp plus 3 printed decals in different locations within the cart.

Cart MSO

MSO / Bill of Sale

Manufacturer’s Statement of Origin (vehicle title) and bill of sale for registering your cart with the DMV.

business guides

Business Guides

Guides to help you with purchasing a cart, getting licensed, passing health inspection and more.

Custom Options

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hot dog cart signs
Choose one of our sign designs and make it your own! View Sign Options

Custom logos and signs are available for an additional fee.


custom cart umbrella
Made-To-Order commercial umbrella constructed of marine-grade vinyl. Umbrella pole constructed from lightweight aluminum, 1-1/2” diameter.



cart skirt

Made-To-Order cart skirt constructed of marine-grade vinyl, in your choice of up to 2 colors.



hot dog sled
Stainless steel hot dog sled holds up to six hot dogs or sausages. Makes adding condiments or arranging orders a cinch! Fastens to .5" or .75" thick surface edge of your hot dog or mobile food cart. Dimensions: 16.5"L x 6" W x 2"H


condiment bottle rack
Holds 3 condiment bottles, 2.75” diameter. Easily slides on to the counter top for best positioning.


menu board

Customizable front and back message areas.
258 character set and mounting hardware included.


counter chip rack
Heavy duty wire frame two column wire chip display rack. Holds 26 bagged items. Wire clips secure merchandise on sturdy double wired stand. (chips not included)

Dimensions: 22"L X 8"W X 8.5"H


CD/MP3, AM/FM and USB Receiver. Bluetooth v2.0 enabled phone. Remote control, speakers and antennae included.


deep fryer
Our deep fryer is a portable unit, that sits in one of the steam table areas on the cart. (It does not have a drain and it is not temperature controlled). Portable units take the place of the food pans in the steam table area.


portable battery power
Xantrex 1,000 watt inverter/charger system portable power for additional appliances like a fan, a light or a small blender. 1000 watts, 110 volt. *NOT needed for cooking on the cart.


char broil grill

Portable unit that sits in one of the steam table areas on the cart. Add a layer of lava rocks to hold heat. Portable units take the place of the food pans in the steam table area.


cooler rack extension
Room for an additional cooler or small refrigerator added to the tow bar.


sneeze guard
Constructed of 18 GA stainless steel and heat resistant Lexan™. Hinged door for easy access to the steam table & food pans.


12 volt charging station
Two USB ports and one 12 volt power port make it easy to keep your cell phone charged while on-site! Can handle up to 2 amps at a time. Includes overload protection.


mobile food cart tire
715 lb. capacity, 5.70 x 8, 18” overall diameter, 6” width, 4 on 4.0” bolt pattern, white.


steam table

Chef cart steam table

Additional half-size table to the left of the griddle, with its own burner and control knob. Holds three 1/6 size pans or one ½ long pan.

See The Chef Cart in Action!

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We recommend you check all state and local health department regulations prior to purchasing any mobile food cart. 
It's your responsibility to contact the health department in your area for the specifications required to operate a mobile food cart business.

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