The Food Truck Trend
So, the whole sit down dinner idea isn’t really your cup of tea, and roaming canapés just aren’t your jam? Hiring a food truck to feed your tribe might just suit your taste! The food truck trend adds a whole new meaning to meals on wheels and is taking the wedding industry by storm. Brides and grooms are opting for a more casual, yet none the less tasty, catering option for the wedding celebrations.
Whether you’re after Italian, Mexican or delicious desserts, there is a food truck in the Melbourne and Geelong region to feed your famished friends and family. Here are a few of our food truck faves.
Mr B is the classiest coffee cart going around the bay. Based in Melbourne and Geelong, Mr B is a pop up coffee and dessert bar, specialising in espresso martinis, accompanied by decadent Nutella, jam and salted caramel doughnuts; the perfect combination to keep your guests partying into the night.
Using the highest quality ingredients and delicious dough made from scratch, Pizza Wagon plates up authentic Italian pizzas, antipasto and salads that will even give Nonna a run for her money! Served out of a gorgeous vintage-style truck, the Pizza Wagon offers a wholesome catering option for your wedding day.
Taco ’bout a party! Taco Truck will add a fun, fiesta feel to your wedding celebrations, dishing up a tasty array of Mexican fav’s such as taco’s and quesadillas. Offering an authentic street food vibe, Taco Truck will not disappoint your tastebuds!
Mr Burger is a street food favourite who serves up brilliant burgers, fancy fries and mouth watering milkshakes.The boys behind the burgers, Myles and Daragh, know their stuff, having eaten their way through food trucks all over America. Mr Burger will keep your wedding guests satiated, even those of the vegetarian variety!
Jays Yogurt is the perfect refresher for a warm wedding day. You and your guests can customise your own fancy flavours by combining fresh, nutrient-rich ingredients from local Aussie farms with wholesome frozen yogurt; an ideal option for brunch or dessert!
If you are after a bit of creative catering on your wedding day, why not have a Paella party? Paella Pan is a one pan wonder, serving authentic Spanish paella with a contemporary edge. This is a great option for feeding groups from 40 to infinity, so you know your guests won’t go home hungry.
Short Batch is a Melbourne based vintage-style gelato cart and van hire company with a LONG list of delectable flavours. Owner, Scott, is a gelato connoisseur, who attended gelato school in Italy, and has tasted the world’s best gelato from Paris to Cuba! You can hire a bike style cart, push-style cart or a fancy van by the name of Grace to serve up the scoops for your wedding guests.
White Guy Cooks Thai
White Guy Cooks Thai is the stuff of your Asian street food dreams. After tasting his way around Asia, White Guy was inspired by the vibrance and festivity of communal eating outdoors under the stars. Using fresh, local produce White Guy cook ups Asian hawker dishes to cater for all dietary needs!
Tom Collin’s Caravan Bar
Based in Melbourne, this handsome vintage caravan will quench your guests thirst in style. Tom Collins provides the glassware, barware, impeccable service and sassy signature cocktails, all you need to do is supply the booze and bubbles.
The Brulee Cart
Brothers Bart and Jack are the culinary geniuses behind The Brulee Cart. A variety of Brulee flavours, such as classic vanilla, chocolate cointreau and lavender and honey are served from this cute little tricycle cart, and are torched to order.
Dhaba Curry Truck
No one does curry like the Dhaba Curry Truck does curry! This casual yet festive menu will inject a bit of culture into your wedding day cuisine with their delicious selection of authentic Indian curries, flatbreads and desserts. The Dhaba Curry Truck services Melbourne as well as Woodend, Mount Macedon and Gisborne areas.
It is perfectly acceptable to serve up toasted sandwiches on your wedding day, especially if they are from Melbourne’s first toastie truck, Toasta. This ultimate comfort food offers an upmarket twist on your traditional cheese toastie, and also serves range of beer, wine, cider and cocktails to sweeten the deal.
Love the idea of serving your guests with meals on wheels? Check out how Rob and Amy fed their family and friends with an array of food trucks.