Decatur is in search of purposes from distributors who need to open meals carts at places all through the town.
The meals cart program began final summer time with three distributors and will develop to a dozen this 12 months. One of many authentic three, Icing on the Cake, plans to proceed operations.
This system is designed to assist and encourage a unique sort of small enterprise, mentioned Shirley Baylis, Decatur’s enterprise growth supervisor.
“The aim right here is to not get them to be in a brick and mortar, it’s to assist small companies that need to do one thing completely completely different,” Baylis mentioned. “We need to be a metropolis that provides quite a lot of alternatives to small companies.”
It’s additionally a method to supply new choices within the foodie metropolis, she mentioned. Decatur already boasts a number of Michelin-rated eating places and James Beard Award-winning chef Terry Koval, whose Deer and the Dove and B-Facet function on Decatur Sq..
Functions might be submitted on-line till Feb. 29. Accredited distributors can be notified in mid-March and can be licensed to do enterprise by April 1. The associated fee for a one-year license is $50.
Cart places can be found in downtown Decatur in addition to Oakhurst Village.