Elan, Elissa
March 2011
FoodService Director;3/15/2011, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p28
Trade Publication
The article offers information on food truck operations of five universities in the U.S. At the University of California, Los Angeles, there are 32 food trucks on campus, with each one feeding about 700 people daily. Food truck operations at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts are provided by outside vendors. The food truck program at the University of Washington, Seattle started when renovations on the student union began.


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