FOOD TRUCKS WILL WAGE WAR IN PALM BAY SATURDAY
By Space Coast Daily // April 29, 2014
ABOVE VIDEO: Check out last year’s Food Truck Wars as 40 Gourmet Food Trucks from all over the state compete in five categories.
PALM BAY, FLORIDA – Gourmet Food Trucks from all over the state will compete in five categories during the second annual Palm Bay Food Truck Wars on Saturday, May 3 on the Eastern Florida State College Fairgrounds at 250 Community College Parkway in Palm Bay.
The competition, which will run from 2 – 8 p.m., includes the Spirit Award, People’s Choice Award, Top Sales, Delectable Dessert and Casual Cuisine.
There are always new trucks debuting and previous round participants seeking revenge. Foodies have a chance to vote on cuisines from Latin America, British, Caribbean, Gourmet Desserts and everything in between.
Celebrity Chef Judges, spear-headed by Chef Jim Whaples, retired President of the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association, will be on hand to judge Casual Cuisine and Delectable Dessert, while the people will judge the prestigious People’s Choice Award.
Local non-profit organizations will work alongside the shows promoters to raise money in support of local charities.
The event includes Celebrity Judges, Battle of the Bellys, live music, kids area and more. Food costs generally run from $3 to $18. Most entrees run $6 to $8.
A portion of proceeds will benefit the Palm Bay Parks & Recreation Department. Admission is free and VIP parking is available for $5.
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