Imagine your favourite restaurant but on "wheels". Today, food trucks no longer just serve your average sandwiches and paper cup coffees. Many food and beverage entrepreneurs have taken up the mobile food business challenge and are serving unique offerings from gourmet lobster rolls to fusion Korean Mexican tacos.
This creative printable worksheet set encourages your students and children to think about the food truck business and some of the considerations of running their own F&B business.
Printable & Activity Objectives
Age: 8 to 9 year olds, Activity Time: 1-2 hours, Items Needed: Colouring and writing pencils
In this activity, your student/child will learn about the growing food truck industry and how to plan for a food truck business of their own.
It will help your child or student:
Learn about the basics of starting a food business i.e. concept development, market and competitor analysis, branding, marketing and product (menu) development.
Develop an openness to new business ideas and the entrepreneurism.
Improve their artistic and creative skills by designing, drawing and colouring their own food truck logo and truck decorations.
Let's get to it!
How to Get Started
Simple steps to start:
Research and find out more about the food truck industry. Here's an insightful video about operating a successful food truck in New York City:
Here's an interesting video about how a food truck is customised and fitted for a mobile food business:
Here's a video showing some of the hottest and most successful food trucks in an annual food truck festival in Minnesota, USA:
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What's in the Printable Worksheet Pack
This printable creative design challenge consists of 7 printable worksheets for your students or children to plan their own food truck business. Here's what it consists of:
1 food truck exterior decoration design sheet.
1 food truck concept planning sheet.
1 food truck branding and logo design sheet.
1 food truck market and competitor analysis sheet.
1 food truck marketing planning sheet.
1 food truck social media messaging sheet.
1 food truck menu planning sheet.
The big question here is ask your students: How can we make a food truck business attractive (and healthier) for the community or school?
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