Receptions on Wheels: the Food Trucks Roll In

Some couples are mobilizing their wedding meals during the pandemic. Here are six trucks that will feed your wedding guests.

By Danielle Braff

From raw oysters to lobster rolls to alcohol-infused ice-cream, food trucks deliver modernized, pandemic friendly wedding spreads.

“The food truck is uniquely suited to manage the flow — and the food just arrives,” said Matt Geller, the chief executive of Best Food Trucks, a Los Angeles-based company that manages food trucks for customers and locations.

Food trucks can serve 100 meals in an hour if they’re quick, so Mr. Geller recommends having at least two savory trucks plus a dessert truck for a 100-person wedding.

A decade ago food trucks had been a supplement to weddings — it wasn’t unusual to see a slider food truck slide up to a reception as guests were leaving. Today food trucks are the main meal.

Cousins Maine Lobster

The food It’s all about the lobster, but you won’t have to deal with the mess from cracking shells. This is a wedding, after all. Couples can choose to serve everything from lobster rolls to lobster tater tots, lobster tacos and lobster grilled cheese “sammies.”

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