America's food truck scene is exploding. Not only are the most popular trucks regularly parked outside the busiest spots in the country, like the Los Angeles' County Museum of Art, and New York's Metropolitan Museum on 5th Avenue, but they are also popping up in your local neighbourhood serving fresh food on the corner of your block. Their even increasing popularity has gone so far that these trucks are now spending their weekends parking themselves at wedding receptions. More and more couples are saving money and giving a boost to small businesses by having local food trucks cater their big day.
Food trucks are an ongoing wedding craze—they're a cheap and trendy alternative to a commonplace buffet or an extravagant course by course sit-down dinner. They’re a great way to get special, unique, fresh food, out to guests on the fly. Food truck appearances at weddings remain relatively rare, and are in no way a laid-back wedding cliché, so wedding guests are always excited to see trucks they know and love at your wedding.
Many couples feel as though food trucks bring something unique to weddings: They allow the couple to highlight their own personal tastes, as well as celebrating the local cuisine. Some couples have the food trucks come as an exciting, and delicious break between the ceremony and reception. Others schedule the truck to arrive a few hours into the reception to provide a late-night pick-me-up after a night of champagne and dancing. Fresh, tasty, food served by professionals from a truck sounds like the perfect way to cater any wedding.
This article was originally published on June 19th, 2013.