Music Festivals and Laughs - Holyoke Hummus Schedule 7/10-7/14

Holyoke Hummus Cafe is open everyday for Breakfast and Lunch.

Monday-Friday 8-3 ◆ Saturday and Sunday 9-3.

Thursday 7/11 6pm Join us at the cafe for Lady Ha Ha - Women's Open Mic Comedy Night hosted by the hysterical Jennifer Myszkowski

7/11-7/14 Yidstock Begins! We'll be at the Yiddish Book Center in Hampshire on Thursday, Friday and Sunday feeding lovers of all things Yiddish. If you're in the neighborhood, stop by to grab a bite! We'll be serving Thursday 11-3 and 5-8 ◆ Friday 12-2 ◆ Sunday 12-3.

7/12-7/14, The Green River Festival, Greenfield Community College. Find us all weekend on Food Truck Lane! Friday: 4-10:30pm ◆ Saturday: Noon to 11pm ◆ Sunday: Noon to 8pm

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5 Tips for Hiring a Food Truck

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People love ordering food from a food truck! It’s fun and provides a party atmosphere for your event. If you’re running a conference, it gets participants up and outside and hopefully energized.

Here are 5 tips for hiring a food truck.

1) Plan ahead

Popular food trucks are booking events 3-6 months in advance. It’s never too early to call them. If they are booked ask them for their food truck recommendations.

2) Taste Test

If you’re able, definitely try out the food truck before booking your event. Check them out at a community event. How was the service and quality of food? At a busy event, you’ll be able to see how they work under pressure.

3) Fees

Be prepared for a food minimum or a Food Truck Fee. Why? A company is bringing a restaurant to your location. There are transportation, staffing, permitting, liability insurance and food costs that they have to cover to serve your customers.

4) Permitting

Know your city permitting codes. Every city and town is different. Contact your board of health and fire department and ask what they require. It’s doesn’t mean you need to get permitted but if the food truck you hire is not, your town health inspector will not allow them to serve.

5) Have fun!

Many food trucks come equipped with speakers and can play fun music to welcome your guests.

Want help planning your event? Contact Holyoke Hummus Today!