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The 5 Most Difficult Challenges of Life on the Road and How to Overcome Them!

You could operate a fair without a carnival, it might be less fun, but it is achievable. You could probably also run a fair without entertainment, but it isn’t advised. What you couldn’t host a fair without, is food vendors. Food vendors are the anchor of the fair. They are also some of the hardest working people, with a job that doesn’t guarantee a paycheck. For them, the risk is worth the reward. Tune into today’s fast food show to hear two of the fair’s best, Kim Barr and Daryl Whicheloe. Order’s up!

Kim & Alan Barr (Pacific Crest Concessions)

Kim & Alan Barr (Pacific Crest Concessions)

Daryl & Kristen Whicheloe of Southern Oregon Food & Beverage, www.kurlyfries.com

Daryl & Kristen Whicheloe of Southern Oregon Food & Beverage, www.kurlyfries.com

  • Investing in the food industry
  • How has the industry changed in the last 30 years
  • The amount of off time food vendors get
  • Working and traveling
  • Being invited back to the same fairs
  • The importance of your presentation and operating
  • Connections made with fair family
  • Set up time
  • Purpose of NICA
  • Uniting concessioners and giving them a voice in their industry
  • Fair commission
  • Potential in the concession industry that people aren’t looking into
  • The types of people in this industry