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Food trucks recommendations for our wedding?

The wedding turned out fantastic. But I'll jump right to what everyone here cares about: The food from pizza politana didn't go off completely without a hitch but in the end was excellent and enjoyed by all. They had a staff member no-show. Supposedly got into a minor car accident. Some ingredients were missing from the pizzas we decided on. A couple members in the family that work in restaurants jumped right in to help slice and serve the pizzas which was awesome!! They made up for everything by slinging out a few special order cheese pizzas for my young, extremely picky cousins.

How did your wedding go MJ? Did you guys find a good food truck. Congrats to you as well!

Food trucks recommendations for our wedding?

Well some of the ebparks rules are really stupid. Food trucks allowed but not generators. Well food trucks = generators. Basically they say no to anything you ask on the phone and the rules are written very poorly. Past a point you just have to figure out what the reasoning for rules are and follow the spirit and intentions of the rules.

Anyway this confused Le Truc staff a little. They weren't confident the busteraunt could make it to this location either. Something to beware of.

Food trucks recommendations for our wedding?

Congrats, and good choice of venue ;). Tilden has some beautiful places to get married.

Artemis78's suggestion of pizza Politana won out. We tried a few more pizzas and were very impressed. They use pretty much all locally sourced stuff and we really love this. Also they create a buffet, whereas other trucks were only going to serve to order, which we imagine would turn into a huge line. I'll return after the wedding to let folks know how it goes. Thanks everyone for your help and great suggestions.

WIneries in Napa Valley

I really liked the wines at Frog's Leap. They use a dry irrigation method, which is environmental and results in better grapes. It's a former Frog farm. The zin was good and affordable enough to bring a bottle home. The people weren't pretentious, a big plus in Napa valley.

Food trucks recommendations for our wedding?

Awesome! I like that they essentially created a buffet of pizzas for you guys. That sounds like the way to go. They also make salads, so perhaps we could have them put that out, or we could put out a simple spread of cheeses.

Food trucks recommendations for our wedding?

Believe it or not we're not quite there yet. We were considering Pizza Politana, but weren't that impressed with their offering at the farmer's market, and we were concerned about a huge line from firing 100 pizzas. Sounds like they handled that life champs for your guys reception so thanks for sharing your experience! Congratulations!

Food trucks recommendations for our wedding?

Well congrats to you as well. Very cool site! I'll bookmark it, and keep my eye out for updates. So far our best lead is Le Truc, although they're going to show up minus the Truc which is kind of a bummer. Instead they'd cook from a farmers market style stand, and do family style platters at each table which we're very excited about. They reminded us that food truck service is going to be prone to long lines with people generally not eating together. We're at an unwieldy number of 100 which probably isn't enough appetite to satisfy the minimum food purchase requirements of two trucks. Just curious how many people, food trucks are you guys planning on having? We still have to do a tasting and sign the contract, but if for any reason this falls through we might just bite the bullet and overpay a little for two trucks like Chairman and a Taco truck or something.

East Bay - Big group with a side of fries

You know it's just a cafe. It's usually not too crowded, but you guys might have to wait or get creative with a group your size. The side patio was empty last night, and they do have heat lamps. Maybe this wouldn't work for you guys.

Food trucks recommendations for our wedding?

I haven't heard back from Spencer on the Go, but they work Saturday nights, so they're probably not an option anyway.

Food trucks recommendations for our wedding?

This looks really good. I'll have to check it out. Thanks, and good luck with the Wedding!

Food trucks recommendations for our wedding?

Our budget is going to be about $2000-3000. We did consider more than one truck but came to the realization that 100 people simply won't eat enough to meet the minimum purchase requirements (typically ~$1500) of more than one truck.

Food trucks recommendations for our wedding?

Thanks for the suggestions. I'll look into those.

We will have ~100 or so people (probably an important detail I should have included before.)

East Bay - Big group with a side of fries

Awesome fries w/ blue cheese dressing at Sideboard. The sandwiches and other things are good too. You could fit a big group outside maybe.

Food trucks recommendations for our wedding?

Thanks for the suggestion of 3-sum! We've checked out the off the grid vendors several times now.

So now we've contacted:
3-sum
Pizza Politana
Le Truc
Spencer on the Go
Chairman Mao

Still waiting to hear back on their availability. Unfortunately, work requires we live in the 'burbs so it's difficult to check out many of these trucks which mostly operate for weekday lunches. Of this list we've only had Chairman Mao before, so opinions on the other trucks would be great. Thanks.

Food trucks recommendations for our wedding?

Yes they definitely allow food trucks. We've reserved a group picnic area and purchased a caterer permit today.

One possibility is all appetizers. Like chairman bao and tonayense tacos or something.

Or some other truck capable of fancier entrees that would go good with wine? Like spencer on the go or le truc maybe? Haven't tried any of these except chairman bao. Any advice would be appreciated! Thanks!

"Nice" Mexican in SF

Try Don Pisto's in North Beach. Classy, delicious, reasonably priced.

Food trucks recommendations for our wedding?

We're having an outdoor wedding/reception in Tilden in July. This gave us the great idea to have a food truck come prepare awesome, fresh food in lieu of there being no kitchen.

So we did a tasting with what we thought was the perfect choice: Roli-Roti. They promised they'd save our date for a month while we mulled over our menu options. We were super excited. We ask for a contract, then low and behold we got bumped by some bigger wedding.... and now I'm super bummed out.

So I'm hoping you folks can cheer me up. Can anyone recommend other food trucks that serve delicious food that would lend themselves to the whole wedding format? Or another way to cater the event? We're open to just about anything. Thanks in advance for suggestions.