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Food Truck Phenomenon

  • Restaurant Brokers Ask: What are the Costs of Food Trucks?
  • How do you Turn a Food Truck into a Restaurant?
  • Restaurant Brokers on the Realities of Food Trucks

Are you looking to franchise your company overseas? How do you know when you are ready? What are the challenges of international expansion versus domestic expansion and where can you get help? This week, the restaurant brokers along with CEO of Buffalo's Cafe and CEO of YoBlendz and JuiceBlendz tackle international franchising.

Industry Guests Join the Restaurant Brokers

Thomas DeGeest
Thomas DeGeest
Founded in 2007 by Thomas DeGeest, a native of Belgium who missed eating the tasty snacks of his youth, Wafels and Dinges makes authentic Brussels and Liege waffles. (Dinges means whatchamecallits in Flemish). The iconic yellow truck was a pioneer among the gourmet food carts, was a winner of the Food Networks Throwdown with Bobby Flay, is a past VENDY Award winner for Best Street Vendor Dessert and was a number 1 Zagat rated food truck in NYC.
  • (201) 723-0073 Phone
  • Thomas@dedinges.com Email
  • http://www.wafelsanddinges.com/ Website
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David Ford
David Ford
David Ford, the Owner of Food Trucks South. Food Trucks South is a company headquartered in Marietta, Georgia and is dedicated to delivering the highest quality of platform and wheels for the foodservice industry. The Company operates in the southeastern region of the United States. Food Trucks South employs experienced staff who specializes in design engineering and manufacturing one of a kind food trucks.
  • 404.216.1957 Phone
  • info@foodtruckssouth.com Email
  • http://foodtruckssouth.com/ Website
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Greg Smith
Greg Smith
Greg Smith, is a native Atlantan and a graduate of the University of Georgia. In 2009, he launched his own general practice law firm in the metro Atlanta area where he specializes in estate planning, business law, and regulation of restaurant, food service, and food production. He also provides counsel on zoning, land use and other matters before municipal, county, and state agencies or courts. Greg's passion is utilizing his diverse experience to help small businesses grow and thrive. Greg has sat as the President of the Atlanta Street Food Coalition for the past three years. During his time in office, he has helped lead the charge to lobby for expanded rules and regulations governing street food vending, opening the door to culinary entrepreneurs throughout the city.
  • Phone
  • scott.smallwood@atlantastreetfood.com Email
  • http://www.atlantastreetfood.com/ Website
  • Atlanta Street Food Coalition Atlanta Street Food Coalition