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The Food Truck Scholar

By Ariel D. Smith

The Food Truck Scholar Podcast is where food, business, and stories collide. Each episode host and academic scholar Ariel D. Smith peels back the cultural, social, economic, and political layers of the food truck industry. From Food Network contestants and former bank executives to self-trained and formally trained chefs- The Food Truck Scholar Podcast introduces you to entrepreneurs from all walks life that are ready to feed your mind with tips to start your own food truck, stories that fill your heart, and tempting meal options to fill your stomach.

  1. 1.
    Season 2 Finale and Season 3 Sneak Peek!12/30/2020
    34:44
  2. 2.
    Giving Never Tasted So Good: Hip Hop Smoothies12/22/2020
    17:26
  3. 3.
    USPTO Trademarking Fee Increase 12/18/2020
    3:52
  4. 4.
    Being a Part of the Solution: Lee Lampert and Queen City Food Truck Events12/08/2020
    26:58
  5. 5.
    Exploring Purchasing New Food Trucks: Bob Trewyn & Greg Knox11/24/2020
    38:02
  6. 6.
    Educational Resources for Food Truckers: Chas Kaplan11/10/2020
    52:45
  7. 7.
    Legal and Business Tips for Food Truckers: Attorney Eric Guster10/26/2020
    46:28
  8. 8.
    Chelsea Rowel: Branding Tips & Strategies During/Post COVID10/12/2020
    32:22
  1. 9.
    Dwayne Thompson: Big Daddy Sauces09/29/2020
    58:28
  2. 10.
    Phillip Gardner: Danville Public Schools09/14/2020
    19:05
  3. 11.
    Tanesha Sims-Summers: Naughty But Nice Kettle Corn Co09/01/2020
    1:01:58
  4. 12.
    Drew Ballard: Rolling Indulgence08/18/2020
    1:01:22
  5. 13.
    Adam Vaught: Oops Creamery07/28/2020
    54:56
  6. 14.
    Hope Green: Emojis Grilled Cheese Bar07/14/2020
    40:48
  7. 15.
    Rick Coleman, Sr: Jackpot Chicken Food Truck06/30/2020
    35:32
  8. 16.
    Juneteenth with Patrick Lanier06/15/2020
    32:54
  9. 17.
    Derek Kirk: soulPhoodie06/02/2020
    36:22
  10. 18.
    Ben Hewitt: Smolder BBQ05/26/2020
    30:06
  11. 19.
    Dr. P. Gabrielle Foreman05/11/2020
    26:04
  12. 20.
    The State of the Food Truck Industry in Pandemic04/28/2020
    28:12
  13. 21.
    Ragin Cajun Returns: Part 204/14/2020
    36:20
  14. 22.
    Ragin Cajun Returns: Part 104/07/2020
    42:02
  15. 23.
    Special Announcement from US DOT04/05/2020
    1:51
  16. 24.
    Sara Fludd: Pop Goes the Waffle03/24/2020
    1:02:16
  17. 25.
    We're Baaaaack: Season 203/10/2020
    33:12
  18. 26.
    Juan Edgerton: Peach Cobbler Factory11/30/2019
    1:00:02
  19. 27.
    Ariel D Smith: Season 1 Finale!!!10/22/2019
    1:25:16
  20. 28.
    Carl & Jei Johnson: Soul Truckin' Good (The Remix)10/15/2019
    40:58
  21. 29.
    Chef Rae: Beyond The Fork10/08/2019
    1:04:16
  22. 30.
    Nikeisah Newton: Meals for Heels10/01/2019
    36:56
  23. 31.
    Kemi Bennings: Food For Thought Cafe/Carrot Dog09/25/2019
    1:03:52
  24. 32.
    Paula O'Reilly: Oh So Gelato/ Wonder Trucks Collective09/17/2019
    1:08:50
  25. 33.
    Ms Dianna Beasley: Ms Beasley's Catering09/09/2019
    27:14
  26. 34.
    Shirley Wilson and Whitney Jones: Smoke on Wheels Grille09/06/2019
    45:34
  27. 35.
    Chef Darrell Johnson: Nola Creations09/02/2019
    42:42
  28. 36.
    Natasha Johnson: The Beignet Bar08/26/2019
    38:08
  29. 37.
    Case Erickson: Trucklandia Food Truck Fest08/20/2019
    58:58
  30. 38.
    Pastor Alex Davis: Jed's Pizza Truck08/12/2019
    58:04
  31. 39.
    Phillip Gardner: Danville Public Schools08/05/2019
    18:15
  32. 40.
    Chandra James: The Arctic Shack LLC07/22/2019
    37:30
  33. 41.
    Chef Tonya Coleman: Chef TLC and Faith Food Bus07/15/2019
    45:17
  34. 42.
    Leo Quinto: La Deliciosa Helado07/08/2019
    1:03:28
  35. 43.
    Carl Johnson: Soul Trucking Good07/01/2019
    59:32
  36. 44.
    July Preview06/24/2019
    0:57
  37. 45.
    Detroit River Days: Jon Witz06/20/2019
    17:02
  38. 46.
    James Williams: The Charlotte Food Truck Guy06/17/2019
    54:29
  39. 47.
    A Year in Review06/10/2019
    43:46
  40. 48.
    Tribute to Leah Chase06/03/2019
    25:16
  41. 49.
    Toriano & Serena Fredericks: Boricua Soul Food Truck05/27/2019
    1:13:06
  42. 50.
    Donell Creech: Soul Food Truck Fest05/20/2019
    42:58
  43. 51.
    Crista McCants: TraePay's Rolling Cafe05/13/2019
    48:25
  44. 52.
    Deundre Zachery: Ragin Cajun05/06/2019
    1:19:48
  45. 53.
    Patrick Lanier: Lip Smacking' Creations Food Medic04/29/2019
    32:47
  46. 54.
    Terry Key: Drop It Like it's Hot Wings Ft Patrick Lanier04/22/2019
    53:22
  47. 55.
    Ariel The Food Truck Scholar: Taco Truck Tammy04/15/2019
    28:42
  48. 56.
    Chef Dante: One of Kind BBQ & Tacos04/08/2019
    35:29
  49. 57.
    Chef Jazz- Shees Cooking LLC04/01/2019
    27:38
  50. 58.
    Chef Sassy- Sassy Pans03/25/2019
    23:36
  51. 59.
    Who is The Food Truck Scholar?03/18/2019
    33:53
  52. 60.
    Podcast Preview03/18/2019
    2:12

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