October 30, 2014

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 1/29/2014

"Families are using it as a way to escape being in restaurants."

-- Omayra Stylianoudakis, owner of The Food Truck Collective

A food truck company with a loyal following in California for its grilled cheese sandwiches has moved its corporate headquarters to South Florida, with plans to begin serving the region via franchise partners.

The Grilled Cheese Truck, now based in Plantation, says it wants its first South Florida franchises to be run primarily by veterans.

Veterans — both as owners and employees — "know how to follow standard procedure. They understand service and discipline," said Peter Goldstein, director, president and interim chief financial officer of The Grilled Cheese Truck. "We believe that training, leadership and skill-sets learned will help us grow the company by having good, long-term employees."

Read more at the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

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