Food truck v brick and mortar battle

March 17, 2011

QSR reports on the ongoing battle to reform Chicago’s food ordinance to allow food trucks to prepare food. At the moment, the article notes, food is prepared in advance and sold from the truck.

“There’s a lot of creativity in the market,” Scott Waguespack told QSR. Waguespack helped draft a law after being approached about the lack of food trucks in Chicago.

“We have a social contract,” Glenn Keefer of Keefer’s Restaurant, 20 W Kinzie St., told QSR. “I don’t think you’re going to see a lot of little league teams sponsored by the Gaztro-Wagon.” Keefer is among the owners of restaurants operating out of traditional store fronts.

Read more at QSR Magazine.

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