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Product Details

  • Series: The Complete Idiot's Guide
  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: ALPHA; Original edition (April 3, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1615641629
  • ISBN-13: 978-1615641628
  • Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 0.8 x 9.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 15.5 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #84,396 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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I have read the book from cover to cover and keep this book on my desk at all times.
coco
This book was extremely informative and detailed, but simply laid out, which made it easy to read.
Goldie08
I would highly recommend this book to anyone who is interested in opening a food truck business.
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14 of 14 people found the following review helpful By H. Girardi on April 12, 2012
Format: Paperback
This book really covers everything you need to know about starting a food truck business. Trust me, I have searched far and wide for the useful and easy to understand information that is contained in this one book. I have been thinking of starting a food truck business with a friend so we have been researching the subject for a while. This is like the bible for people who are not only thinking of starting a food truck business but also contains great information for people who are already in the business. It is an easy, enjoyable and informative read. It really makes you respect what people in the business have to deal with.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By coco on April 11, 2012
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I was suggested this book by a friend, after mentioning the desire to start my own food truck business . I have read the book from cover to cover and keep this book on my desk at all times. It has helped me to not only understand the fundamentals about what it takes to start my food truck business, it has also helped me get started on the road to starting my dream. The author writes brilliantly and the book is filled with useful facts and information about rules, regulations, marketing tips, and start up costs.
The layout is easy to follow and the writing is actually fun to keep up with. This book has literally helped me in area after area and I have been able to reference the book at every step. It has been amazing to have the book at a guide and and blue print to help guide me. In addition, although the book is filled with so much information and facts it is also an enjoyable read. I love this book and would recommend it to anyone who has a passion for food and would ever consider starting their own food truck business.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Jean Howard on May 18, 2012
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Very detailed instructions and ideas on how to start a food truck. Helps to gel your thoughts on this topic.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By joel on August 14, 2013
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I thought this was a good read. It was very informative, and flowed nicely.... I do wish their were more illustrations of things such as potential truck/cart layouts.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Ali Alherimi on April 28, 2013
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Was not helpful or very realistic....says you need a minimum of $50,000 to $100,000 to buy or build a food truck......hmmmm bs. I built one fully loaded for $20,000 and have seen people do it for $10 to $12,000.
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4 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Foodie on April 11, 2012
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What a great book to send for college graduates! This book gets the Who What Where When Why and How of getting into the business world. It is fabulous for those interested in the food industry especially Food Trucks.
Mr. Philips has shown us how to think like a business person and act on your dreams.
Food Trucks are here to stay and now we all understand why!
What a great book for anyone starting their business career!!!
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Goldie08 on April 11, 2012
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This book was extremely informative and detailed, but simply laid out, which made it easy to read. It took into account a lot of items that I had previously overlooked. I highly recommend it for any entrepreneur.
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By sas on June 27, 2014
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It was a gift. My friend just loved it. It has wonderful advice, guidelines and seem to make a difference for them.
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