NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Crowds of individuals in downtown Nashville is what meals truck proprietor Daniel Yarzagaray is worked up to see.
“We’ve got nearly a thousand empanadas on board not counting facet dishes and drinks,” he stated.
He returned along with his Chivanada meals truck handy out empanadas for the second yr on the “Let freedom sing!” competition.
“We ran out a bit earlier, so we introduced a bit extra this yr. He was very, very busy,” Yarzagaray stated. “We love doing it, so we thought we might cost up a bit extra and are available again.”
Whereas it has been a gradual begin, Yarzagaray is aware of the group is coming.
“These occasions, oftentimes sooner or later hits tougher than the opposite, so you must play common,” he stated. “When you do a three-day occasion, normally a type of days goes to be actually unhealthy and the opposite two are going to explode, so I believe we’ll do very, very properly at the moment.”
Curtis McGaughy and his associates launched their SJ Weatherby’s meals truck two years in the past and knew they needed to deliver it to this yr’s competition.
“We do a number of large festivals like this, so this may be the most important to this point this summer season,” he stated.
Being a reasonably new enterprise signifies that large occasions like this not solely assist them earn money but additionally construct publicity.
“That may assist us be a much bigger enterprise — exit, get individuals to see our truck and take a look at our meals,” McGaughy stated.
With organizers anticipating practically 300,000 individuals to hit the streets, Yarzagaray says large occasions like this assist meals vans like him keep in enterprise.
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“The enterprise of weekday lunches in workplaces or in catering operates virtually at breakeven, after which large occasions like this are what make us worthwhile,” he stated.
Organizers say they’ve about 20 meals vans that plan to serve meals till the fireworks present begins later within the night.