Next large bill marriage idea: Food trucks
February 15, 2015 - Picnic Time
In a past few years, mobile eateries have spin in direct for portion guest during weddings and rendezvous parties.
Food trucks are replacing pricey sit-down dinners, buffets and food stations. It’s a subsequent large marriage bill catering idea.
“Brides and grooms are looking for singular ways to spin their accepting and rendezvous parties into loyal practice for attendees,” says Ross Resnick, CEO of Roaming Hunger. In St. Louis, Roaming Hunger food trucks embody StLouisianaQ, Zia’s on a Hill and Holy Crepe!.
They’ve had a 200 percent boost in catering requests, and of those, 30 percent are wedding-related. Roaming Hunger works with some-more than 6,000 food trucks opposite a country, including St. Louis, that offer a accumulation of juicy dishes, so a food served during weddings and rendezvous parties varies by truck. Food lorry cooking prices for rendezvous parties and weddings in St. Louis operation from $10 to $25 a person. Local caterers contend sit-down dinners start during $38 a chairman and can go adult to $175 a person.
Jennifer Brinson cook during Destination Desserts, a internal dessert food truck, has gifted an boost in marriage bookings, too.
“A lot of couples find us during Food Truck Friday and wish us to yield other desserts alongside their marriage cake for their large day,” says Brinson. Rates are reasonable, trimming from $2 to $3 a chairman for 100 cupcakes.
Alexis and Brad Montgomery of Creve Coeur served their marriage guest final year with food lorry transport during Shady Springs Park in St. Peters with a fiesta theme.
They chose a picnic-style bill marriage since they didn’t wish to lift debt into their destiny on tip of tyro loans, cars, word and purchasing a home. They opted for Taco Truck STL for their catering needs. An all-you-can-eat special came to about $10 a person, including food, flatware, toppings and nonalcoholic drinks.
Their 250 marriage guest enjoyed steak, beef, chicken, pig and vegetarian burritos, salads, nachos and quesadillas over 5 hours. Beans, rice, queso, salsa, dual kinds of pico and chipotle plantation sauce combined to their fiesta-inspired dinner.
“We suspicion this would be a strike since food trucks are in right now,” pronounced Alexis. The sum cost for their bill marriage was only underneath $5,000.
Shannon and Mike Carlson of University City requisitioned a Pi food lorry for their rendezvous celebration during a private chateau in Wildwood.
“It was excellent,” pronounced Sarah Belmar, 33, of Oakville, a guest during a party. “The pizza was only as good as a restaurant.”
Salads from Pi were also served during a rendezvous party. The bride also served cupcakes from her favorite place, The Cup.
“It was my initial knowledge dining from a food lorry during an rendezvous party,” Belmar adds. The bride and husband had pleasing wooden tables with grain bales for seating, a outrageous square with an acoustic guitar player/singer and a beautifully landscaped yard/pool/patio area.
“The food lorry combined something special to a upscale party,” she adds. The food lorry hung around all night for guest to eat any time.
Food lorry resources
Destination Desserts • 314-227-7070; destinationdesserts.org
St. Louis Food Truck Association • facebook.com/SLFTA
Roaming Hunger • 1-800-568-9370; roaminghunger.com/food-truck-catering
Taco Truck STL • tacotruckstl.com