How to start a food truck business Food Truck 101

PREP is hosting a
Street Food 101 Workshop

Saturday, March 7th, 2015
1 pm – 4 pm

How to start a food truck

Street Food 101 is an in-depth workshop designed to guide you through the ins and outs of mobile food entrepreneurship in metro Atlanta.

If your dream is to start a food truck, trailer, or cart, but are mystified by the various permitting processes, business financing, and other issues facing street food start ups, this class is for you.

The Atlanta Street Food Coalition will help you learn how to jump through the legal and permitting hoops and send you off with all the insider information you need to start your very own street food business.  The course will cover the dos and don’ts of social media and internet marketing and provide an opportunity to pick the brain of Atlanta’s premier service providers to the food truck industry.
This workshop is a “must do” for anyone considering an entry into the street food industry – Learn How to Start a Food Truck – if you are interested in participating, please register Today!


 12:30pm – Doors Open

1:00pm – Introduction and Rules and Regulations, and Legal Aspects of Small Business Ownership by Greg Smith

  • Learn the ins and outs of permitting and the legal steps necessary to operate a mobile food service unit in metro Atlanta
  • Get insider tips on using your truck for catering and special event operations

3:00pm – Social Media and Marketing for Mobile Vendors by Scott Smallwood
Further Presentations – TBD
Info on Presenter
Greg Smith is the President of the Atlanta Street Food Coalition and a practicing attorney specializing in small business matters.
Scott Smallwood is the Director of Marketing and Media with Creaxion.
Atlanta Street Food Coalition on Facebook –  ASFC on Twitter!

PREP Cook-Create-Connect provides Private Kitchens for Commissary, Catering and Food Production as well as a shared kitchen workspaces.  PREP is a culinary accelerator platform which reduces the barriers to entry and provides mentorship for food entrepreneurs bringing their products and services to market.  PREP provides 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.