Food trucks may become a regular feature at Disney World in Orlando, Florida. A press release notes that Disney is planning to introduce a Food Truck Park in Downtown Disney. It will serve as a "permanent home to the four Disney Food Trucks" and is slated to open this summer between Bongo's Cuban Cafe and the new Starbucks in Downtown Disney's West Side. According to the Orlando Sentinel, the park is hiring for 1,000 jobs including quick service food and beverage positions, which means the Food Truck Park is closer to being a reality.
The Sentinel notes that Disney held a food truck rally this month at Downtown Disney. The rally featured 14 local trucks including the "four Disney-themed mobile kitchens" which represented "different parks and attractions." It looks like the Food Truck Park may just be the beginning of Disney's plans: A representative for the theme park tells the Sentinal that food trucks are "a natural extension of what" the park already does. He adds, "The trucks give us immense flexibility to bolster food￼service at the parks during peak times," noting that Disney doesn't "see the food trucks as a waning trend."
· TNew Shopping, Dining for Summer 2014 [Disney]
· Food-Truck Rally at Downtown Disney [Orlando Sentinel]
· Disney Hiring 1,000 in Orlando [Orlando Sentinel]
· All Food Truck Coverage on Eater [-E-]