We have had a wonderful start, though, and its been a great few months so far. We have a website now, Pecan and Charlie's Mobile Cupcakery, which was designed by the incomparable Kevin Mitchell. You can order directly from our website now, as well as seeing all of our flavors and descriptions!
Lastly, please join us this Saturday, April 14, for the "My Streets, My Eats" Food truck Symposium. Here are all of the details:
Do you want the freedom to start a successful food cart or truck?
Are you interested in how mobile food businesses build communities?
Join entrepreneurs, scholars, advocates, government officials, Chefs and foodies on Saturday, April 14, 2012 at the University of Chicago Law School, 1111 East 60th Street, Auditorium.
Special Session for Vendors // 8:30 a.m.
Understanding how Chicago’s Laws Apply to You
Symposium // 9:30 a.m.
Meet our panelists
Street Food: An Important (and Delicious) Part of Urban Life
Moderated by Beth Kregor
Sean Basinski, Founder & Director, The Street Vendor Project
John Gaber, professor, University of Arkansas
Heather Shouse, author, Food Trucks
Chicago, What’s the Hold Up? The Need to Reform the Windy City’s Vending Laws
Moderated by Erika Pfleger, Assistant Director, IJ Clinic on Entrepreneurship
Willie Cochran, Alderman, Ward 20
Justin Large, Chef de Cuisine, Big Star
Vicki Lugo, Vice President, Asociación de Vendedores Ambulantes
Samm Petrichos, Chef, Spice!
What Would Be Better? How Cities Can Create Economic Opportunity by Knocking Down Barriers to Vending
Moderated by Christina Walsh, Director of Activism and Coalitions, Institute for Justice
Bert Gall, Senior Attorney, Institute for Justice
Greg Kettles, Deputy Counsel, Office of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa
Baylen Linnekin, Founder & Executive Director, Keep Food Legal
Gabriel Wiesen, Owner, Beaverʼs Coffee and Donuts Truck
Meet our panelists!
Meet Up // 1:30 p. m.
Food trucks will meet up outside the law school to serve lunch!
Duck ‘n’ Roll
Forever Yogurt Food Truck
Gigi’s Bake Shop
Pecan and Charlie’s Mobile Cupcakery
The Slide Ride
Zullo’s Food Truck
First 250 registered attendees receive a $5 voucher to use at any of the vendors above!