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New Waffle Food Truck Hits the Scene, The Twisted Iron!

by 18. February 2014 04:08

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Elaine & Lokesh

This couple has decided to add their own twist to the sandwich. By making airy delights with maple-infused homemade waffles, they are pushing the frontiers of breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I asked how they came up with the idea and Elaine explained, "We wanted to do something involving a gourmet sandwich idea because we thought we could experiment with a lot of interesting ingredients, and that way, we could incorporate things we've learned along the way. The waffles actually came from a couple sitting next to us at a bar in DC, where we were brainstorming and grabbing dinner. They asked what we were doing with all of our notebooks and things spread out. We explained, and they said they had just gone to a food truck gathering spot, and the waffles were their favorite. We decided to meld those two ideas together where we could play with Lokesh's culinary side and my pastry background."

We heard about their unique concept when they took our "How to Start a Food Truck Seminar" a few months ago, and I couldn't wait to try their food at The Getaway in St. Pete. It's amazing what they can do with a waffle iron! They serve more than the traditional Southern chicken n' waffles. 


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Their menu consists of steak and cheese, grilled cheese, chocolate and peanut butter, and my favorite, the turkey burger with a side of waffle fries. I took a bite of their burger, and my tongue instantly tasted the sweetness. It was light yet filling and definitely satisfying! Are you interested in finding where they will be? Check out the Tampa Bay Food Truck Lunch Schedules and Tampa Bay Food Truck Social Schedules

Turkey Burger

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Steak and Cheese

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French Onion Grilled Cheese

Food Truck Tampa Bay

We Had a Ball in Ybor!

by Guy 10. February 2014 08:30

Jimmy's Meatballs Truck

Hillsborough Community College is now allowing us to put food trucks on their Ybor Campus. You can find a truck at the Collaboration Studio, located at 1602 N 15th Street, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. during the week. Students in the broadcasting department were on the scene this past Thursday to cover Jimmy Meatballs, a food truck based out of St. Petersburg. This truck serves up balls of all kinds. Beef, pork, crab, shrimp, cake, you name it! He can roll it any way you like. The next time you're in Ybor, check our schedule to find which truck is in the area.

Korean BBQ - Sweet Pork w/ red chili sauce and mojo slaw

Meatballs and Fries

Florida Food Truck For Sale

by Guy 3. February 2014 12:52

Licensed Food Truck For Sale

You must see this truck! Please come and see it and give it a test drive! This food truck is not like other food trucks for sale; it's far superior! Please contact us at anytime to schedule an appointment or ask questions.

Mexican Food Truck for Sale

Truck Only: $57,000

Fat Tortillas Business: $67,000 (SOLD) 

(Includes the truck, wrap, website, any catering jobs scheduled, recipes, and client contact list)

Financing Available! If you have a 50% down payment and you qualify for financing, the truck is yours. If interested, contact us for the appropriate paperwork to see if you qualify! If you do not have a 50% deposit you will not be approved! 


This food truck is licensed in Florida and working the streets of Tampa as Fat Tortillas.

We will remove the wrap upon request! 

Truck Information: 

• 2002 Chevy Workhorse

• Two 74” x 36” concession window with screens

• Two Electric Roof Vents

• Fire Suppression (Ansul) system (installed July 2013)

• 2 Volrath Panini Presses

• Under coating (underneath truck)

• Inside lighting with wall switches

• Air conditioning in kitchen

• Stainless steel walls behind heat

• Bright diamond plate floor

• White vinyl walls and ceiling

• Insulation

• Water distribution

• 3 compartment sink with 1 hand wash sink

• One 30 gal fresh water tank

• One 45 gal grey water tank

• Dump valves for easy waste removal

• External water hook up to easily fill water tank

• Drainage in floor for power washing

• Hood with exhaust fan and control switch/upgraded Size

• One 50lb fryers (with 2 baskets)

• One 24” flat grill with 2 burner hotplate (oven underneath)

• One 24” char broiler

• One 3 pan steam table

• One 36” under counter refrigerator unit

• One 24” bottle cooler unit (TD-24-7)

• One 48” prep table

• Doors/storage space under counters

• Two florescent light with cover

• Fuse box

• 25’ power cord

• 5/110 v outlet

• One 36” x 74” R/V style door with screen

• Fold down shelf under selling window in and outside

• One Guardian 7500 LP Generator

• Two 100 lb LP tanks

• Custom kitchen interior shelving

• Exterior awning

• Exterior spotlight (pair)

• Two electric roof vents

• Folding two person jump seat in drivers cab

• Black rubber non slip mats custom cut to fit in the truck


Mechanical items replaced on truck 

• Starter

• Battery

• Alternator

• Ignition Switch

• Oxygen Sensors

• Fuel Sensor

• Timing Sensor

• Front leaf springs and all steering parts

• Spark plugs

• Spark plug wires

• Bridgestone Long Life RV tires (less than 5,000 miles used)

• Locking Gas Cap

Yellow Food Truck for Sale


Fire Extinguishers in Food Truck


Fryers in Food Truck for Sale


Griddle on Food Truck for Sale


 Shelving in Food Truck


Interior View of Food Truck 

For more information on the truck, please contact Michael at (813) 802-9119.

Are you thinking about getting into the Food Truck Business? Check out our seminar that occurs every six weeks.

Food Truck Seminar



Twisted Cuban Food Truck

by Guy 3. February 2014 08:50

Food Truck For Sale 1989 Chevy P-30

 $58K for the food truck

$64K for the truck and complete commissary (commissary sold only with truck, details below)

$67K for complete turn-key business (website, Facebook, Twitter, recipes, phone # etc.)

Other trucks less well known and smaller Food Trucks are selling for more than our Truck, Commissary and complete business combined. This is a great offer as a turn-key business.

1989 Chevy P-30 (previous Snap-on truck)

Dimensions 34ft Long X 9ft Wide X 13ft tall

Mileage Exempt (only 5 digits)

Truck is serviced every 3-5 months depending on use (Adkins Truck Repair)

17.5KW Generac Generator

Hot water on demand heater

3-comp sink


35 gal fresh water tank

50 gal gray water tank

4ft true sandwich station

8ft hood system w/ fire suppression

4ft flat top (griddle)

2 deep fryers

stand up fry cooler

sandwich press

2 30" SS tables

Micros system w/ 2 remote printers

Beverage cooler

6ft under counter cooler

3 wall mounted gladiator cabinets

Commissary (only for sale as package with truck)

2000sqft warehouse (leased through march, i will pay remaining lease as an incentive)

Alto sham (double decker)

2- 2dr freezer

3dr cooler

4dr cooler

10ft SS table, 6ft SS table, 5ft SS table

can rack

dish room (3 comp sink, grease trap)


bread slicer automatic

steamer double door vulcan

shredder hobart

lots of racks

office with safe

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Tampa Food Trucks for Sale

For more information on the truck, please contact our office at 813-802-9119.

Are you thinking about getting into the Food Truck Business? Check out our seminar that occurs every six weeks.

How to Start a Food Truck Seminar 

Lucia's Gelato Truck for Sale

by Guy 8. January 2014 09:06

Custom Mobile Gelato Business

$17,500 (SOLD)

Tampa Food Truck for Sale

  • 6' x 10' trailer built in 2012

  • 46" Service Window w/ Hydraulic Lift Awning

  • Full-size entry door

  • Interior height 6'9'

  • Inside walls FRP board

  • 60 amp. electrical panel w/breakers

  • 110v water pump

  • 8 gallon hoding tank & 10 gallon waste

  • Commerical grade flooring

  • Fricon Deluxe 8 bin gelato dipping cabinent w/ sneeze guard

  • 3 compartment sink with 4th hand washing sink

  • 2 1/2 gallon insta hot

  • Air conditioning

  • Custom trailer wrap

  • EU3000i Honda Generator

  • Tables and chairs

  • Facebook page

  • Domain name registration

  • Post cards and business cards

  • Business contacts

  • We have participated in numerous food truck rallies, Oldsmar Days, RV show Friday Night Blast in Clearwater, Safety Harbor Music series and Wine Tasting, Tarpon Springs Oktoberfest and Seafood Festival, Tampa Mayors food truck events, Flicks and food trucks and numerous other events.

For more information on the trailer, please contact our office at 813-802-9119.

Are you thinking about getting into the Food Truck Business? Check out our seminar that occurs every six weeks.


Food Trolley! Say what?

by 26. December 2013 10:31

Food Truck Trolley

     You heard right! It's the latest idea in the Tampa Bay food truck scene. They serve delicious hand-rolled deviled crab, and the owners, Danny and Donna Richards, couldn't be nicer. Seabreeze Devil Crabs has been a family business since 1929. Donna had always dreamed of taking her seafood on the road so a food truck was the next logical step. They searched high and low for a truck until one day, Danny spotted the trolley in a junk yard. At first, Donna was against the idea, but after he fixed it up, she quickly changed her mind. And it's been a hit ever since! People come from all over to taste their famous deviled crab. They also serve cheese burgers, fish sandwiches, and fish sticks. I met the friendly staff, and they granted me permission to tour their streetcar and take pictures. It is spacious with a fully equipped kitchen. If you're interested in trying some of the best deviled crab in Tampa, the trolley is located at 2111 North Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33602.

Food Trolley for Sale   

  Seabreeze Trolley Cafe   

Food from Seabreeze Trolley Cafe

No dough filler, all crab meat!

Fryers in Seabreeze Trolley Cafe

Are you thinking about getting into the Food Truck Business? Check out our seminar that occurs every six weeks:

Food Truck Seminar