Galbi w/Rice and Short Ribs

Food Truck serving Korean BBQ Taco Fusion - @koreanbbq_2011

Lobster Roll

Monsta Lobsta is a lobster roll buisness that sells delicious lobster rolls that are affordable, nutritional and delectable! - @MonstaLobsta

YumYum CupCakes

The Yum Yum Cupcake Truck is Orlando's first cupcake truck! - @yumyumtruck_fl

Cheese Tequenos

Tastebuds-catering a Latin American flare food truck - @Tastebuds4you

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Food Truck Wars - March 31st





(press release via http://www.foodtruckwars.com/)
FOOD TRUCK WARS: COMING TO FLORIDA

Food Truck Crazy announced today the onset of “Food Truck Wars” featuring 40 gourmet food trucks from throughout the State of Florida who will battle it out for 5 prestigious awards and prizes.  The City of Oviedo & the Oviedo Mall are proud to be sponsors of this event, which is slated for March 31, 2012.
This first event of its kind in the State of Florida and the Country for that matter will be held at the Oviedo Mall on March 31st, 2012 from Noon to 6:00pm. “The Oviedo Mall is the perfect place for it”, said Liz Otts, President of Food Truck Crazy, Inc, the event producers. The site has been the host of a very successful monthly Food Truck Crazy event and offers a wonderful community environment with lots of space.

Food Truck Wars will consist of 4 major components: First and most important will be 30 to 40 gourmet food trucks battling it out for 5 Food Truck Wars awards and prizes. The categories will be the Peoples choice award, the Chef off (judged by nationally renowned chefs), the Largest food item, food truck appearance and top food sales during the event. There will also be a beer garden, a silent auction to benefit local charities & live music.

Food Truck Crazy has invited ALL food trucks to be a part of this great event and hopes to extend it to other areas of the State. Bring it on is the montra for this event. The heat is on and the food truck craze is just beginning. “We are very excited to have the opportunity to bring this community a wonderful family friendly event and to have Central Florida be the first” said Ms Otts “now we just pray for a beautiful day”. 

The Food Truck Wars event is free, open to the public and is rain or shine








ftw flier update 3.19.12

FOOD TRUCK WARS  
You don't want to miss the battle! 
40 Food Trucks from all over the State including  
South Florida, Jacksonville & Tampa/St Pete   



Sponsored by
the City of Oviedo, XL106.7 & Oviedo Mall

FoodTruckWars.mp4
FoodTruckWars.mp4








Trucks Participating (subject to change)


Representing Central Florida
Cafe Cocoa Mo /Orlando
TJ's Seafood Shack /Oviedo
Sno Awlins /Orlando
Curbies Sidewalk Cafe /Sanford
Louies Bistro /Casselberry
Zealthy Moble Kitchen /Orlando
K Burgers /Orlando
Graciously Sweet /Orlando
Mr Feds Fresh & Famous Foods /Clarcona
Shred-a-Bowls /Eustis
StrEats 407 /Oviedo
Mi-Casita /Orlando
Kona Dog /Orlando
Beard Papa's
The Whip
City Eats
Gator Country BBQ
New York Pizza Wheels
Cafe Heavenly
Country Chuck Wagon
Tasting Tampa - Representing Tampa/St Pete
Cuppin Cake /Tampa
Burger Culture /Tampa
Fat Tortillas /Riverview
Ritters this n that Mini Donuts
Dip Stix
Gourmet Truck Expo - Representing South Florida
Ciao Truck /Hollywood
Stocked N Loaded /Boca Raton
Mojo on the Go /Miami
Joji Yogurt /Miami
Philly Grill on Wheels /Lake Worth
Palate Party /Hollywood
Out of Many Cafe
Fire Food
Cool Haus
Representing North Florida
Kinfolks Smokin BBQ
Bahn Mi Palace
Kells Kitchen/Bushnell

Friday, March 9, 2012

“Readiness Fair” hosted by Orange County American Red Cross





On Monday, March 12,  Red Cross  will be hosting a “Readiness Fair” in the parking lot of the Orange County American Red Cross office on Bumby Ave. This event will take place from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., and will feature all the amazing things this Red Cross family does for the community. We are also excited to have Florida’s Blood Centers joining us at this event, collecting blood.

                    Fun games and raffles for cool prizes
                    Take a tour of our ERV and learn about the DAT group
                    Eat some tasty American food at Fork in the Road Food Truck
                    Try Caribbean spices at Allan’s Jerk Shack Food Truck
                    Cool down with the Sunset Ice Food Truck
                    Don’t forget to give blood on the Big Red Bus
                    See a life-sized shelter from the Red Cross
                    Get Red Cross Ready at home and work
                    Meet Tom Terry from WFTV!

Parking is free at the Elks Lodge and we will have transportation to and from the event!

This event will be full of food trucks, fun and friends! There might even be a few surprises thrown in. Invite your friends, family and community contacts… we look forward to seeing you all there!

You can sign up to donate blood in advance by visiting: https://www.fbcdonor.org/index.cfm?group=op&step=2&opid=259402 and those who donate blood will receive a free movie ticket from Fandango!

Have questions?  Email Erin Pavano at ErinP@MidFloridaRedCross.org.