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“Big Food Truck Tip”
Premieres Wednesday, September 19 at 10 PM ET/PT on Food Network
Chef, writer and culinary explorer, Andrew Zimmern comes to Food Network as the host of a new primetime series Big Food Truck Tip, premiering with back-to-back episodes on Wednesday, September 19th at 10pm ET/PT and 10:30pm ET/PT. Join Andrew as he travels the country over six episodes in search of the most passionate food truck entrepreneurs who are chasing the American dream, serving up exceptional food to the public and daring to become their own boss.
In each city three food truck operators will showcase their culinary point of view, sharing their dishes and the stories behind them. Andrew will reward one deserving culinary dreamer with a $10,000 tip and a seal of approval to help them take their food truck to the next level.
Chef Teddy and The Cave Cafe brings their signature Afro-Italiano fusion menu / Courtesy of Food Network
In the opening episode, "Truckin' in the Twin Cities," Andrew Zimmern hits the streets of Minneapolis, his adopted hometown, to explore the booming food truck scene. He checks out The Cave Cafe truck for East African-Italian fusion cuisine and to hear more about the Eritrean owner's American food truck dream. Then he heads to Chicks on Wheels in downtown Minneapolis to experience one of the more eclectic food truck menus in town, with everything from duck bacon to imported Jamaican spices. At the Asian-inspired Peeps Hot Box, Andrew meets a couple that spends their days serving up banh mi and fresh spring rolls with contrasting Midwestern and tropical flavors. Finally, he rewards one deserving culinary dreamer with a $10,000 tip and a Food Network seal of approval.