So You Want to Start a New York Food Truck Business?


So You Want to Start a New York Food Truck Business?

by Gary S. Young on September 2, 2013

Food trucks, a/k/a mini-restaurants on wheels, have become popular business ventures for food service entrepreneurs. However, before venturing into this line of business, one

would be well advised to first carefully consider the risks, legalities and expenses unique

to the mobile food industry (in addition to the ones that typically challenge all


Food trucks offer an attractive lower start-up cost for the small business owner because

they require modest start-up staffing, equipment and overhead expenses. For example,

buying the truck, which can cost upwards of $100,000 to purchase and fit up, may be the

easiest part of getting started.

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DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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