Ever contemplated starting your own Vancouver food truck? At this stage, you might not be ahead of the curve, but that doesn’t mean you can’t be a success at “sidewalk entrepreneurship.” Maybe you’re just curious why food trucks became a movement. Or perhaps you even want dirt on how the Vancouver city government makes decisions about food truck regulation.
You can get the inside intelligence on these questions and more at the upcoming Food Talks Volume 7, “Food Trucks: The Business & the Movement,” taking place at the Electric Owl (926 Main St.) Tuesday, April 2.
Food Talks are social gatherings that brings together speakers from the food community. Each speaker gives a different perspective on a food issue. Listeners eat/sip on refreshments from the host establishment, and, at the end, they have a chance to ask the speakers questions and engage in a discussion.
Food Talks Volume 7 has an all-star line up of Vancouver food cart experts including Clement Chan, Top Chef Season 3 competitor and owner of Le Tigre food truck, Jory Simkin and Jason Apple of the pioneering Roaming Dragon food truck, City Councillor Heather Deal and Audrey Mehler – a member of the team that came up with wildly popular TV show Eat St. on Food Network.
Other speakers of note: Steve Kuan, Le Tigre co-founder and hot young talent, as well as Sarb Mund, who owns Soho Road Naan Kebab, Chawalla and The Tiffin Truck. Expect Mund to have valuable insights if you’re aiming to become a mobilized chef. He also founded B.C.’s first Food Cart Incubator, Food Cart Inc., located at 401 Industrial Ave.
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