How to Start a Mobile Food Business
Have you been dreaming about starting your own mobile food business? Congratulations! You’ve already got what it takes to succeed in mobile food vending. Mobile food and concession businesses are fueled by passionate individuals who believe in what they do and love making people happy. The most successful mobile food businesses combine delicious food with fast and friendly service.
So what happens next?
It’s not hard to start a mobile food vending business. Having a plan and knowing what to expect makes the process even easier. The following information is provided to help guide you toward setting up your mobile food business and getting the proper licensing.
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Contact the Health Department
Top Dog Carts meet international health regulations. However, equipment requirements for mobile food businesses vary by state, county and country. Before purchasing a mobile food or concession cart, you will need to familiarize yourself with health department regulations in your area. They will provide you with information about equipment or features required on your cart, such the number of sinks. It’s important you find out all equipment requirements and restrictions needed to pass health inspection before your cart is built.
A health inspector may ask for a schematic or plan of your mobile food cart. This is so they can verify that it will meet all requirements. Top Dog carts provides a free schematic of your cart that you can give to the health inspector. A health inspector may also require forms to be completed about your cart before you can pass inspection.
If you have purchased a Top Dog Cart, we can assist you with completing these forms.