Amazing Food Show – PREP & Gordon Food Service

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Food Show with PREP & Gordon Food Service working together to bring this wonderful event to Atlanta!

Mitch Long and Julie D’Amico set up a food truck park outside of the Cobb Galleria, with Island Chef Cafe, Espetada and Tasting Maine giving out free samples!

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There were phenomenal food displays at the Gordon Food Show, located at hundreds of stations, Everything imagineable from Apples to Zucchini!
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There were training sessions, Chef demonstrations and tons of resources at the Gordon Food Show
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What a wonderful way to spend the day, take a look at some video from the show:

Have you been to see Julie D’Amico demonstrating wonderful food products and techniques on Thursdays at 1:30 @ PREP!

“Thrive Thursday” is an opportunity for me to cook up a few Gordon ingredients in the PREP kitchens to help share our product lines, inspire new trending or seasonal menu ideas and introduce our broker community–it’s a chance to share space and conversations with a variety of customers, learn more about their business and the types of products or ideas they might find interesting.  This time is invaluable for Gordon and PREP to continue our partnership and explore new ideas in the kitchen. Each Thursday looks a little bit different and it’s exciting to talk about new imported olive oils, applications for dips and sauces, Spring sandwich ideas, trending flatbreads–the list is endless and the conversation time is priceless.

Take a look at this video:

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What is PREP? 

Based in Atlanta, GA, PREP supports, provides resources for, and serves as the food production home to a rising class of culinary entrepreneurs in the Southeast. PREP features state-of-the-art, commercial-quality, shared kitchen dedicated production spaces, food business growth resources, procurement, and hands-on guidance to specialty food producers, chefs, bakers, caterers, food trucks, and the next generation of food artisans. Find out more at www.PREPatl.com

Read about PREP’s Expansion Click Here

PREP Cook-Create-Connect is a fully licensed unique shared kitchen concept. Established with one goal in mind to help build and support small food businesses in Metro Atlanta.
PREP provides state-of-the-art commercial shared kitchen space, test kitchens resources, food procurement and guidance to a talented and creative class of entrepreneurs.
These are specialty food producers, baker, caterers and mobile food service operators, along with the next generation of food artisans. PREP is a privately held company based in Atlanta, GA.
For more information about PREP please call (404) 920-4150
or visit www.PREPatl.com    PREP on Facebook – PREP on Twitter – Truck & Tap – Atlanta Food Truck Catering

Did you know that the more than 50 pieces of artwork that line the walls of PREP are by our very own JR Santos! Take a look at his website Jr’s Abstract Art for sale in Atlanta – Jr’s Abstract Art on Facebook

So you have a great recipe? Calling all Food Entrepreneurs!

PREP can simplify your recipe for success!

PREP Cook | Create | Connect ® is a food business accelerator and unique shared kitchen facility. PREP supports, provides resources for, and serves as the food production home to a rising class of culinary entrepreneurs. PREP features state-of-the-art, commercial-quality, shared kitchen dedicated production spaces,
food business growth resources, procurement, and hands-on guidance. See PREP’s specialty food producers, chefs, bakers,caterers, food trucks, and the next generation of food artisans.

Do you have the next big idea, and what it takes to bring a great product to market?

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 Some Current Members Examples of PREP’s existing 105 member companies include thriving and growing Atlanta favorites like:

  • Emerald City Bagels — A maker of NY-style bagels available at coffee shops and restaurants like Octane, Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall, Home Grown, Argosy, and many more.
  • Sifted — Founded by owners with technology backgrounds, Sifted has offices in Atlanta and Nashville, and they partner with the city’s best chefs to deliver pop-up lunches to companies.
  • Capstone Foods — maker of artisan salsas, with specialty chilies sourced from New Mexico. Sold throughout the Southeast at Whole Foods Markets, Sprouts, Earth Fare, and more.
  • Tasting Maine — a top Atlanta food truck in which all ingredients, from fresh lobster to sodas to desserts, are sourced directly from Maine.

(click here for a full list of PREP Members)

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 Many of PREP’s members have gone on to open spaces of their own, and chefs often choose PREP as a space to experiment and hone dishes for their restaurant menus before opening a brick-and-mortar. Bellina Alimentari—the Italian restaurant and market inside Ponce City Market—developed many of their recipes and menu inside PREP’s shared kitchen. Queen of Cream, the popular Atlanta ice cream parlor that opened in Old Fourth Ward last year, started at PREP. Wanderlust, a cold brew coffee maker, has grown to offer small-batch cold brew to restaurants and grocers throughout Atlanta and in Birmingham, and the company is moving into a production space of its own.
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Bring on your best recipes and lets get cooking!

PREP’s concept and custom-designed amenities raise the bar for shared kitchen space. The facility provides resources conducive to the growth and success of members from specialty food producers and caterers to bakers and food trucks. With a fully equipped 10-station commercial kitchen, four specialized production kitchens, and the only shared kitchen certified by the Georgia Department of Agriculture, USDA, FDA and Department of Health, PREP is as specialized as it is functional. The space features 36 fully certified commissaries for mobile food operators and food trucks, as well as a studio production kitchen, work stations, conference room, loading/receiving and cold and dry storage. PREP’s members also have access to business services like marketing support, aid in applying for permits and certifications, leadership training, and access to booking agents and food distributors.

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PREP Cook-Create-Connect is a fully licensed unique shared kitchen concept. Established with one goal in mind
to help build and support small food businesses in Metro Atlanta.
PREP provides state-of-the-art commercial shared kitchen space, test kitchens resources, food procurement and guidance to a talented and creative class of entrepreneurs.
These are specialty food producers, baker, caterers and mobile food service operators, along with the next generation of food artisans. PREP is a privately held company based in Atlanta, GA.
For more information about PREP please call (404) 920-4150
or visit www.PREPatl.com    PREP on Facebook – PREP on Twitter – Truck & Tap

Did you know that the more than 50 pieces of artwork that line the walls of PREP are by our very own JR Santos! Take a look at his website Jr’s Abstract Art for sale in Atlanta – Jr’s Abstract Art on Facebook

PREP Members Success 2016!

PREP Celebrates Members success going into their
second year of operations, graduating to their own locations,
and we welcome all of our new Members!

 

PREP is where you can bring your culinary dreams to life!

PREP Cook | Create | Connect ® opened in May 2014 with one goal in mind: to help build and support small food businesses in Metro Atlanta by providing state-of-the-art commercial shared kitchen space, resources, food procurement and guidance to a talented and creative class of entrepreneurs. Specialty food producers and mobile food service operators, along with the next generation of food artisans, have all of their needs met in one place.PREP is the only shared kitchen facility in the U.S. that is under the authority of the USDA, FDA, Georgia Department of Agriculture, State Health Department and Dekalb County Health Department.Call 404-920-4150 for more information!

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The PREP facility consists of:

  • A fully certified, 10-station, shared-use, commercial kitchen for specialty food producers
  • Four dedicated kitchens for USDA meat producers and gluten free product production, and members who require privacy
  • 36 fully certified, dedicated, base of operations for food truck operators
  • A full service onsite wholesale food and supply procurement operation which saves members time and money
  • Studio Production Kitchen
  • Business Center/Conference Room

 

PREP Cook-Create-Connect is a fully licensed unique shared kitchen concept which was established with one goal in mind – to help build and support small food businesses in Metro Atlanta, by providing state-of-the-art commercial shared kitchen space, resources, food procurement and guidance to a talented and creative class of entrepreneurs, including: specialty food producers, baker, caterers and mobile food service operators, along with the next generation of food artisans. PREP is a privately held company based in Atlanta, GA.  For more information about PREP, please call (404) 920-4150 or visit  www.PREPatl.com    PREP on Facebook – PREP on Twitter – Take a Tour of PREP

Did you know that the more than 50 pieces of artwork that line the walls of PREP are by our very own JR Santos! Take a look at his website Jr’s Abstract Art for sale in Atlanta – Jr’s Abstract Art on Facebook

Food Trucks For Lease – BBQ Trailer for Lease

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 Food Trucks For Lease
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Can be leased or purchased

BBQ Concession Food Truck For SaleThis is a Turn-Key 28 Ft BBQ Concession BBQ Trailer for Lease, Fully Equipped.This concession trailer is ready to go, and with a base of operationsat PREP, you can be up and operating in no time!

The estimated cash needed to get set up in a leased food truck or trailer including, Food Truck or Trailer is estimated to be around $20,000.   If you have a business plan and a great concept, this might be the time to get your show on the road.  Food Truck leasing is subject to credit approval.

 

Please fill out the following form if you are interested in Leasing a Food Truck or Mobile Food Service Trailer.



PREP Cook-Create-Connect is a fully licensed unique shared kitchen concept. Established with one goal in mind
to help build and support small food businesses in Metro Atlanta.
PREP provides state-of-the-art commercial shared kitchen space, resources,
food procurement and guidance to a talented and creative class of entrepreneurs.
These are specialty food producers, baker, caterers and mobile food service operators,
along with the next generation of food artisans. PREP is a privately held company based in Atlanta, GA.
For more information about PREP please call (404) 920-4150
or visit www.PREPatl.com    PREP on Facebook – PREP on Twitter

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2 Fat 2 Fly Stuffed Wing Food Truck Debut on Oprah!

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2 Fat 2 Fly Stuffed Wing Food Truck to debut on Oprah’s Network saturday February 28th @ 10 pm!

JR makes his debut on 2 Fat 2 Fly Stuffed Wing Truck

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Atlanta Georgia is considered the Food Truck Mecca and PREP was proud to host 2 Fat 2 Fly Stuffed Wing Food Truck, Owners Corey and Ramone as well as the crew from Paperny Entertainment during the filming over the last few months.

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2 Fat 2 Fly brought their stuffed wing food truck from Columbia SC to PREP last fall and operated in Atlanta over the winter months.  You may have seen them at the Atlanta Food Truck Park, Sweetwater Festival or many other places where they were gathering crowds and serving up their special brand of Wings with Personality!  We can promise you that Corey and Ramone’s wing stuffing technique is shrouded in secrecy!

Be sure and check out PREP’s own Director of First Impressions, JR Santos at the 1:10 mark of the video talking to the guys about booking their truck at Ladies Night at the food truck park.  This was a fun experience for everyone at PREP, and the guys were great interacting with all of the other food truck owners here who are always willing to share their experience with others getting started in the business.

If you are looking to book a food truck or caterer in the Atlanta area for your special event be sure and check out PREP’s Street Food Bookie Robyn Ware (click here)

PREP Cook-Create-Connect is a fully licensed unique shared kitchen concept which was established with one goal in mind – to help build and support small food businesses in Metro Atlanta, by providing state-of-the-art commercial shared kitchen space, resources, food procurement and guidance to a talented and creative class of entrepreneurs, including: specialty food producers, baker, caterers and mobile food service operators, along with the next generation of food artisans. PREP is a privately held company based in Atlanta, GA.  For more information about PREP, please call (404) 920-4150 or visit  www.PREPatl.com    PREP on Facebook – PREP on Twitter

 

 

Atlanta Food Trucks Get Right of Way on GA Tech Campus

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The Tech community will soon be able to satisfy its cravings for “meals on wheels” from Atlanta food trucks right here on campus.

By the end of March, a group of student-chosen food trucks will call Georgia Tech’s campus home. Just which trucks those will be depends upon feedback gathered from a mini food truck festival, the Tech Truck Tournament, held on campus last week.

Tech Truck Tournament, held Tuesday, Feb. 26, invited popular Atlanta food trucks to campus for a one-day event. The 16 invitees set up shop around the perimeter of Tech Green. Students, faculty and staff from across campus flocked to the trucks, determined to eat their way through as many vendors as possible.

Esther Shin, a first year mechanical engineering student, heard about the event on Facebook and from flyers posted on campus.

“I was so sad when they postponed the original event,” she said, referring to a delay caused by snow days the week before. “Having food trucks on campus gives me more of a city experience, and I’m excited to try these [pulled pork and Asian rib-eye tacos] from Yumbii.” Yumbii is an Asian-Mexican food truck.

But on Tuesday, the choice between fish tacos and meatball sliders wasn’t as straightforward as it might have seemed. Event feedback, including customer count by truck, will help determine which food trucks receive permits to operate on campus year-round. As Rich Steele, senior director of Campus Services explained, “We’re asking people to initially vote with their purchases, and in the afternoon they’ll be sent an email link to a website where they can complete a survey.”

That survey, the link for which was sent to event attendees, who swiped their BuzzCards while waiting in line, allowed diners to rate the trucks they visited on both customer service and food quality.

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The Tournament, co-hosted by Campus Services, Dining Services, and the Student Center, was not the first step in bringing food trucks to campus, though it may have been the most publicly visible. Inspiration for the idea struck more than a year ago, and administrators have since come to view the integration of food trucks into Tech dining culture as an important development.

“With food trucks so prevalent in Atlanta, the city offers an incredible variety of foods, especially ethnic cuisines, and we just can’t offer that range of food on campus by ourselves,” Steele said.  “Increasing the variety of options students have will increase their dining satisfaction, and that’s a major goal.”

On-campus food truck service is set to begin the week of March 24, the week after spring break.  Before that happens, administrators will issue operating permits to between six and 10 of the most popular food trucks, all based on the results from the Tournament.

Trucks from this group will offer lunch service Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a rotational schedule determining who comes each day. Up to four trucks will operate on campus daily.

The food trucks will be centrally located on campus, specifically at two places: the College of Architecture plaza behind Clough Commons and the College of Computing plaza near the Howey Physics building.

Bogna Grabicka, a research scientist in the chemical and biomolecular engineering building, believes the food trucks will help promote an even greater sense of community on campus.

“A mix [of students and faculty] can come, students can stand in line with professors and chat,” she said. “Talking about food doesn’t require a degree.”

Click Here for original article on GA Tech News

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