Mobile Catering Stories
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Help Other Succeed Through Your Experiences: Don't be shy!

Hello All,

Please help others to succeed with their mobile food business by sharing your own experiences. Whether you’re fortunate to have started, very near to starting or can just share some useful advice, help or tips. Please know that you’re personal, honest experience can really help encourage someone else on their journey.  

I know it’s a hassle having to put it all into words, but you only have to do it the once, and I guarantee that someone reading your experiences will be truly grateful.  So if this site has helped you in some way - over the weeks, months and years - do really think about sharing your knowledge, tips and experiences to help others get started.

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