ALLERGIES: Is there Latex on the Menu? Cross Contamination

At The Frog, we have come across a number of  frequent restaurant goers about the growing concern of Latex allergies and how it affects their dining experience. There is much to consider when opening a restaurant:  whether you are a popular pizzeria, food truck, or bakery, the lifeline of any food concept is the customer.  And…

How to Be an Effective Kitchen Manager

Effective kitchen managers exhibit the following: Kitchen managers need to be spending the majority of the time in the kitchen. Your people need you! You’ll be easily accessible to staff and be able to quickly oversee and review what goes on in the kitchen. Effective time management is a MUST and food needs to get to…

Start Up: Do You Need a Kids Menu?

In many situations, a kids menu can be a beautiful addition to your restaurant But, how essential is it for you to have a kids menu? Some places need one and some places just don’t. When’s the last time you saw a kids menu at a strip club? Okay, maybe that’s a wee bit inappropriate…

Restaurant Equipment and Food Truck Financing

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Quarter Life Crisis at the Frog

One of our One Fat Frog employees is turning 25 in a couple of weeks and her quarter life crisis has quickly begun to ensue. I have been bombarded by texts from the frog who shall remain nameless, as she wearily approaches the big TWO FIVE (25). My favorite thing is probably when she begins…

Golden Globes 2015 Winners

Did everyone tune into the Golden Globes last night? Tina Fey and Amy Poehler killed it as usual. There is nothing better than that magnificent duo. This was the first year I didn’t finish the show. I fell asleep at 10:30pm before they had announced best motion picture. But come on, is it really necessary for…

5 Celebrities Who Own Restaurant Chains/Franchises

1. Shaquille O’Neal – Auntie Anne’s Yes my good people of Frogville, Shaq owns over a dozen Auntie Anne’s around the ole US of A. If owning not one, but 17 Auntie Anne’s isn’t a dream come true, I just don’t know what is. You can find these gems located in New York and Michigan.…

Start Up: How to Effectively Appeal to Your Target Audience

In whatever business venture you decide to take on, there is one essential thing that must be done well. The key to generating a sizable profit (or moola for my simple peeps out there), lies in effectively reaching and appealing to your target audience. Seems pretty simple right? No! I’ve seen too many good businesses…

One Fat Frog Truck on Delivery

I was just driving along and noticed one of our trucks! It’s always awesome to see our trucks out on the road. We also just got a new truck, so you’ll be even more likely to see one of them out on a delivery! How about this? If you end up seeing a truck and send…

Slicers, Slicers and Some More Slicers

Here at one fat frog, we find it imperative that there is never a shortage of slicers in stock. Why do we like slicers so much you ask? Well my friend, it seems you may already know the answer to the question. When you go to Publix or your neighborhood grocery store and get you’re…

10 Coolest Food Trucks in U.S.

The folks over at Thrillist have assembled an impressive lineup of the “10 coolest looking food trucks.” Some of these suckers look like jumbo go-karts – meaning they look awesome. Above is my favorite, the Roving Mammoth of Mammoth Mountain, California. It can roll up and down the slopes of the ski mountain, serving burritos…

Getting Equipment In Your Food Truck

Here’s a One Fat Frog joke: what’s the difference between a restaurant and a food truck? The space! Okay…that wasn’t a joke, it was more of a statement. One Fat Frog jokes are definitely way funnier than that. But when you’re looking to start up a food truck, there are obvious limitations as compared to…

Food Truck Start Up: “Understanding” and “Knowing” Your Patrons

When talking to your customers and following up on their feedback, it’s crucial to fully understand their criticism concerning your food truck. You need to understand your customers to fully comprehend their needs in order turn them into repeat, loyal patrons. There is a difference between “knowing” and “understanding” your clients and both actions are…

Food Truck Extortion Ring Busted in LA

The food truck game is especially competitive in Florida, where the weather permits year-round business. Competition is fierce and only the strong and dynamic survive. In Los Angeles, however, food truck owners have to compete with other businesses as well as gang members. The LA Times ran a piece this week about a violent extortion…

“Great American Food Truck and Music Festival” Planned for Orlando

The Daily City reports that Bob Snow, the man behind the original Church St. Station, could be developing “The Great American Food Truck and Music Festival” for Orlando. A meeting was held with local food truck owners on January 2 to talk about this project. The plans call for 20 permanent food truck slots, “hand-picked”…

It’s a New Year, So Start Up Your Own Food Truck!

It’s a new year, meaning you’ve probably got some new year’s resolutions you’ll forget about within a week. But what about that one about becoming your own boss and starting to make money for yourself? What about the goal of starting up your own food truck?! 2013 is the time for you to dominate the…

Financing for Start Up & Existing Food Trucks

One Fat Frog Restaurant Equipment has got the used food truck equipment you need to keep your wheels spinning and the hungry masses satisfied. No matter what kind of food you’re dishing out, One Fat Frog Restaurant Equipment has got the used commercial equipment you’ll need to keep everything running smoothly and the lines around…

Start Up: Food Truck Financial Guidelines

Last week One Fat Frog Restaurant Equipment looked at how to forecast the expenses for your food truck. We hope we helped you with this task in starting up your food truck and we hope we changed a few lives along the way. Creating financial projections for your food truck is an art and a…