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A Lunch in Hand

Food Truck
Seattle, WA
11+ Years on Roaming Hunger

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About A Lunch in Hand

The Story of the Truck I have been in the restaurant business for over half of my life in one form or another. I enjoyed the experiences and learned a great deal from all of them, but it was time for me to branch out on my own. I had the general idea that I wanted to do slow-cooked food made with fresh and local ingredients, but how do you do that out of a food truck? As I considered the idea I thought of empanadas, pasties, and humbow. Food wrapped in dough seemed like a good way to go, but what dough? Through much taste-testing (to the delight of our friends and family!) the vote came out unanimously puff pastry. The simplicity of the idea means that I can deliver you a slow-cooked, warm, and delicious lunch at the speed of any fast-food restaurant. I look forward to continuing to push the envelope on what can be put inside dough, and coming up with other savory hand-held treats for your dining pleasure. The truck itself, as you can probably can tell, was originally a Seattle City Light truck. It was purchased by a audio/video repairman and I bought it from him. Let's just say this was a work truck. I completely gutted the inside and then scrubbed, and scrubbed, and scrubbed. In went new walls, new floor, new counters, plumbing, and electricity. The inside is extremely clean because I do no cooking on board (and it is in my nature). The outside and logo are all my handprints, with my wife's and mine on the doors. I tried to get the dog and cats to join in, but they were having none of it. Thank you all for helping me live my dream! Chris Collier

Frequently Asked Questions

Is A Lunch in Hand available in my city?

A Lunch in Hand serves Seattle and surrounding areas. Keep in mind that for catering, they may add a travel fee if it's outside of their normal travel radius.

What type of food does A Lunch in Hand serve?

A Lunch in Hand serves the following cuisine types: Empanadas, Wraps

What types of services (equipment) does A Lunch in Hand have?

A Lunch in Hand has the following types of services: Food Truck

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