From this Friday until the next Sunday, at least 12 trucks of food, better known as “food trucks”, agasajarán to the smaller of the home.
In the parking lot of the ISSSTE Store in the colonia Narvarte, Mexico City, will offer gourmet food and theatre guignol, pintacaritas and games mechanics.
The president of the Association of Food Trucks DF, Fernando Lomelí, reported that the fourth edition of the Food Truck Fest for the children’s Day will feature activities for the small as making cupcakes, factory of puppets, Eurobungy, workshops, clay and stained glass, as well as adoption, canine aware.
In terms of the gastronomic offer, he explained that there will be ice cream, wings, and burritos, to name some of the deliciososs that will seek to unite you guys and great for the celebration of the Day of the Child.
The event will also seek to promote the adoption canine responsible with a walkway of puppies looking for home, what makes an event “pet friendly”; in addition, there will be a supply of mexican designers, live music and craft beer.
Lomelí abounded that this type of events seeks to offer a varied cuisine and to contribute also in the growth of those who are dedicated to this business segment.
In that sense, he considered that the sector needs legislative regulation because it works as a restaurant to be travelling and lack of a physical space fixed is subject to various irregularities.
In addition, we clarified that the “food trucks” do pay a tax by holdings and checks, as any other vehicle, in addition to that the inputs that are used as food, gas and household goods also have a lien, so are shops formal in addition sustain entire families.
He added that until four years ago, we observed a significant increase in the segment, due to the momentum that gave them the generation millennial; even so, as with any business, there is a period of growth and then a low for after to become stable.
In this regard, he explained that the “food trucks” are already part of the life of the person living in Mexico City and you can see them at fairs, concerts and various public spaces, so in your opinion is a business that is here to stay.
The president of the association that joint at least about 60 owners of food trucks added that, in addition, it is a service that is in the middle, that is to say that even if there is a food restaurant established nor are food stalls on the public highway.
He stressed that there is a value-added, and is that will offer gourmet food at prices a little lower than those of establishments in a fixed location.
Finally, he stressed the importance of providing regulated models for those who feature food trucks, which would give a boost to a sector somewhat neglected and lead to a greater gastronomic offer in the City of Mexico.
For this reason, he asked to promote a law vehicles food, and added that the association that presides follows the same guidelines of the health and quality of established restaurants; however, on some occasions it is impossible to work because there is a legal vacuum for this type of business.