But Valenta has found a business model that works, moving the truck to different locations and using social media to keep his customers informed. His menu of healthy foods is a big draw, Valenta says. The former banker now has nine employees and is managing to make a modest living. While Owens, of Tommy O’s, suggests that food trucks should serve isolated industrial areas with few food choices, Valenta has no interest.
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Ahmedabad celebrates food at its best
The ambience at Courtyard By Marriott, the official hospitality partner of the event, got glammed up with chief guest Vivek Oberoi unveiling the Times Food Guide 2014, written by Anil Mulchandani. A night of food, frolic and fun, witnessed the who’s who from Gujarat. While RJ Dhwanit, the emcee during the night, engaged the guests with his funny one liners and ready wit, singer Bhoomi Trivedi spellbound the guests when she joined the emcee to sing O Hum Dum Soniyo Re and Vivek listened in. There couldn’t have been a better start to the event as Vivek shared his love for food and confessed to having a sweet tooth.
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