Many commissaries also offer additional services that you can pay for as needed, like kitchen space to make and prepare food, cold storage space, an area for truck maintenance, a mailing address for inventory, and ice refills.In one of our previous posts, Tips And Tricks to Make It In The Industry, we mention cleanliness and equipment maintenance as being key factors in the success of your food truck. Keeping your truck at a commissary is one way to ensure both of those things happen.
Access to food storage
If your area allows you to prep food in the truck, for example, you won’t need to use commercial kitchen space at the commissary if your truck is designed properly. Your truck can serve as both as kitchen and serving space, but you have to invest in a design that maximizes space on your truck.
Looking for more resources when it comes time build the food truck of your dreams? Check out our article How Much Does A Food Truck Cost to figure out what build option is best for you.
-Guest Contributor Lisa Furgison