Wednesday, October 8, 2014

City MBD and Virginia SBSD Partner to Host Mobile Food Vendor Workshop & “Eats in the Streets-Curbside to Go”

The City’s Office of Minority Business Development, in partnership with the Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity, invites individuals interested in starting a mobile food business or learning more about the mobile food business industry to attend a Mobile Food Vendor Workshop. The workshop will begin at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, October 22 in training rooms one and two of 730 East Broad Street. Workshop attendees will take part in educational sessions detailing the steps to launching a food truck business. The Mobile Food Vendor Workshop is free however registration is required. Registration is quick, easy and can be done online at

Immediately following the workshop is Eats in the Streets-Curbside to Go, from noon until 2:30 p.m., at Richmond CenterStage in the area of 6th Street and East Broad Street. RVA’s finest mobile food vendors will be selling their signature dishes, so come enjoy lunch downtown, support local mobile food vendors, socialize with friends, and enjoy great music. Eats in the Street-Curbside to Go is free and open to the public. The following food trucks will be participating in Eats in the Streets-Curbside to Go:

   Mosaic                                  The Green Box                                      
   Monique’s Crepes                 Grilled Meats and Treats
   Pedal Pops                           Happy Empanda
   Smokin Willie’s                     bonbon
   The Boardwalk                      The Dog Wagon      
   The Hungry Turtle                  Tasty Treats
   Soul Ice

For more information on either of these events, please call LaQuiana Bailey at (804) 646-5947 or email