Frequently Asked Questions

I want to start a food truck business, where do I begin?

Researching your possibilities is the best way to go. Here in AA Cater Truck, we provided trucks for the novice, experienced and even high-end corporations. We have earned our people’s trust so we’re sure we’ll earn yours as well.

Do I need a menu?

Yes, it’s extremely important! Not only for your customers but, if your food truck cannot support your menu, the Health Department won’t give you a health permit. Make sure your food truck can support the food you are making. If you’re ordering food to cook on your truck, make sure it’s from an approved source (meaning a licensed food facility).

How much does it cost to start a truck?

Every food truck business is different, so it’s important that you have your research done to know what you’re aiming for. Many manufactures assemble differently. The key items that are most important and have to watch out for is #1 Safety (propane, structure, cooking utilities), #2 durability, and lastly #3 effectiveness of the truck.

Does my menu matter?

Yes it’s extremely important! If your food truck cannot support your menu, the Health Department won’t give you a health permit. Make sure your food truck can provide the equipment needed for your menu. If you’re ordering food to cook on your truck, make sure it’s from an approved source (meaning a licensed food facility).

Should I wrap my truck?

In order to get your truck wrapped, it needs to be permitted.  You don’t want your truck to be rejected and lose the money on the wrap. Here at AA, we provide a (color of your choice) paint job. Or if you would like a graphic design, we recommend Wrap One.

Helpful Tip: Customers will be attached to a custom eye-catching design on your truck.

Do you need a business license for the City you do business in?

Yes, you need a business license for the city you’re doing business in. You need a license in all 88 cities in Los Angeles County if your’e planning on vending in multiple cities. You only need one business license for the 66 unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County. The County Business License includes Malibu and Calabasas.

Can I just pull up anywhere and sell?

Yes, in most cities in LA County, you can vend from the street. But, you’ll be subject to the same regulations that a car has. Los Angeles has many developed locations where you can stop and vend. Some start a new stops and develop their own locations which can be very rewarding.

Can I cook as the truck is in motion?

No, not only is it a traffic violation but, also very dangerous and fatal.

Are the equipments on my AA truck ANSI listed?

Yes; The equipments on our trucks are listed to the ANSI standards for its intended use.

How would a food truck do in a crash test?

Made HiVco, our trucks have the highest crash test rating in the industry. With our unique structural assembly, our trucks can withhold a strong impact and reduce any further damage to the body.

Does AA offer Financing plans?

Yes, we offer multiple options for financing plans that can best fit your application.