Thursday, January 14, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM CST
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Jenny Day, SCORE Workshop Coordinator
Fort Worth - Chapter 120

In This Time of Crisis, Now is the Time for Food Trucks, Trailers and Carts

*This will be a live online workshop via Zoom*
Opening a food truck can seem daunting at first. There are many things to consider, from choosing the right location and finding financing, to buying equipment and selecting the right concept and name. This workshop will help you get started and explore the differences between a food truck, a trailer and a cart. 
A food truck can be considered a restaurant on wheels. It has several distinct advantages over a traditional dine-in restaurant. Not being locked into a lease allows you to bring your business right to your customers. Compared to a restaurant, a food truck's overhead is low and requires far less staff. It can be set up as a sole proprietorship, a partnership, or even as a family business. Owning and operating a food truck requires a lot of work and a bit of vision.   

This workshop will give you all the tools you need to start your business. You’ll walk away with the information needed to hit ground running. 

Topics Include:
  • Food truck or food trailer? Which is best for me?
  • Break into farmers markets for less than $1,000
  • Lease or purchase equipment? Which makes more sense?
  • Permits, Regulations, and Licenses  
  • Marketing Strategies for 2021 
Check out this video preview from workshop leader, Greg Kalina.  You won't want to miss this workshop!

Workshop Fee: $60
Keith Dean from PeopleFund
Lisa Hull from Farmers Insurance 
Courtney Gumbleton from Locavore
Gaby Romero SCORE Mentor and Volunteer  

Presented by Greg Kalina
Greg Kalina is a certified SCORE mentor and volunteer and was named Mentor of the Year in 2017. He speaks from many years of experience not from theory. He has owned or operated food trucks, trailers and push carts. He has owned and worked for large corporations opening and operating restaurants, bakeries, and the new phenomenon Pop Up restaurants. He is current in food service operations, fads and trends. 

Greg will teach you the one most important thing HOW TO MAKE MONEY...

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Cancellation Policy: 

If you need to cancel you must notify us via email 7 days prior to the workshop date. A confirmation of your cancellation will be sent once it is received. Calling the SCORE Fort Worth office is not acceptable for a cancellation notice. All no-shows or cancellations after 7 days will lose their paid workshop fees.

All workshop fees must be paid in advance prior to workshop date. For security purposes we will not be able to accept payment for workshops at the door unless workshop is being held at James E. Guinn complex in Fort Worth, TX. 

CANCELLATION NOTICES MUST BE IN WRITING AND EMAILED TO: Jenny Day at ch.admin0120@scorevolunteer.org. Any other means of cancellation will not be accepted.  

SCORE is a resource partner with the SBA 

SCORE is a 501(c)(3) non-profit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. We have been doing this for over fifty years. Because our work is supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and thanks to our network of 10,000 volunteers, we are able to deliver our services at no charge or at very low cost. 

Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.  All opinions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.