Tri-Cities, WA: Columbia Basin College to start food truck training

By Hannah Vogel  |

You could be seeing some familiar faces in food trucks shortly…

Columbia Basin College has paired with the Pasco Specialty Kitchen to offer training on the food truck business.

Students can now register for the Mobile Vending University program.

Through the five-course series, Columbia Basin College will give certificates to those who complete the program.

The fee is about $275 and the first classes start January 23rd and go through February 20th.

With the popularity of food trucks in the area and the growing number of them, the program aims to educate food truck entrepreneurs on the processes, procedures and strategies for success.

“Food trucks are hyper local business they hire local employees they source their food from local stores and they sell to local customers so from a local economic development play, it’s a huge benefit,” said Marilou Shea of the Pasco Specialty Kitchen.

Classes are held on Saturdays from 9 am to 1 pm at the Pasco Specialty Kitchen.