ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – A nearby meals truck operator and chef is determined to hold his business enterprise going soon after several hurdles.
Tyrone Bennett and his wife started out their food truck right after he dropped his task to COVID, which was the initial impediment he had to get over.
A week right after getting his enterprise off the floor, a motor vehicle accident set aspect of his company on hold.
“On March 30, we had been heading to a catering and foods truck event in Palm Coastline and we had been about five to six minutes absent when we obtained strike from guiding by a driver,” Bennett mentioned. “The trailer jackknifed and jumped off the trailer. It slid about 100 ft down I-95. The driver that hit us flew and went into the bushes.”
Bennett reported he and his wife were discouraged, but his business is not the only thing the crash impacted.
After Bennett missing his occupation to COVID, he begun an firm referred to as “We Feed St. Augustine.”
“We give out fresh new groceries. We give out cooked well prepared meals,” Bennett said. “It was an thought in a space for the duration of COVID, and it went from an strategy to a wholehearted 501c3 group. It connects restaurants and foods business pros to the community.”
The business has been feeding households by means of the pandemic, but because the crash, they have been put on pause due to the truck getting totaled.
Even however Bennett has to order a new food truck, he is not supplying up on serving his group.
“Our hope is that we appear back to the community,” Bennett said. “The group has been pretty extremely supportive. We appear again larger and superior and more robust.”
Bennett said he and his spouse are organizing to relaunch at the St. Augustine Foodstuff and Wine Competition and hope to be back up and managing the to start with week of May well.
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