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Congratulations Karlee on having this dream. I think you have already captured many of the skills needed to be successful. I would also encourage you to seek out zoning or health code guidelines. Finding the right truck and the right menu will be important; but knowing what legal specifications you must meet should also be considered.
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So here are pros and cons of owning a food truck:
Opening a food truck is cheaper, more affordable than opening a restaurant.
You can choose when and where to operate your business (most of the time).
You can create your own menu and change it up whenever you want.
Lastly, you are the only one in charge. Therefore, you have the absolute say on what goes and what does not go.
It costs a lot of money, therefore starting one can be difficult if you do not have large funds.
Workspace is really small, so if you have claustrophobia, small space will not be possible to handle at all.
You have to abide by the local zoning laws set by the city, so plan ahead and have some extra money to pay for permits and parking fees.
You will have to remodel your food truck (again, that will cost you a lot of money).
Taxes. Loads of taxes.
It can be really risky with the cost and everything, but if you still want to do it, then I wish you the best of luck!
Great to hear that you are thinking of being an entrepreneur! It is great to see young people "going" for it and doing their research on something that they are passionate about. Speaking from experience, aside from the costs to buy/lease a truck, getting a name/marketing, setting a menu, getting your finance/accounting/business plan ( there are many other factors that you should think about. County health codes need to be adhered to (truck specs, food safety training, fees, taxes, use of a commissary and costs associated, yearly updates/renewals/inspections), local city codes/license to do business there, gas/diesel costs, repair facilities for your equipment, hiring/keeping employees. You also have to factor in costs of being down if your truck is down, your employee doesn't show up, weather, ingredients not being available, etc. Also, be prepared to make mistakes that cost you money, just learn from those and move forward. Failure also is a learning tool, but don't give up, just evolve. Ultimately doing something that you love and it won't be "work"... Good luck