LEASING INFORMATION FOR A NEW MOBILE CATERING BUSINESS

Snappy Snacks Mobile Catering is located just minutes north of Austin at 15630 Vision Drive in Pflugerville, Texas. We are Central

Texas’ largest commissary and a one-stop source for all your mobile catering needs, and we possess an extensive range of knowledge

and experience in the food truck industry.

Snappy Snacks Mobile Catering can assist you with leasing or purchasing a mobile catering vehicle, food safety certification,

city/county permitting, custom fabrication, commissary kitchens, special event services, food ordering, marketing, branding, and much

more. We provide short-term and long-term leasing, financing, and lease-to-own options. Our all-inclusive commissary allows us to

customize our services according to your individual needs and requirements. With your unique food truck concept in mind, we will work

together to help you develop and achieve your goal of operating your very own mobile catering business. The chart below outlines most

of the required start-up costs including some services which are optional.

AVERAGE STARTING COSTS FOR A NEW MOBILE CATERING BUSINESS

(All Fees Are Estimates and Subject To Change)

Long Term Hot Truck Rental:

Monthly Truck Lease........................................................................................................ $ Varies

Monthly Insurance (higher if driver is under 25 or holds a foreign license).................................... $ 388.50

Monthly Service Charges (includes parking, electricity, water, ice, use of licensed wash bay............ $ 903.00

Monthly Maintenance Fees (pest control, vehicle maintenance program, personal property tax)........ $ 105.63

 

Additional Costs (Required): $5,400.00+

Truck Lease Deposit....................................................................................................... $ 2,500.00

Travis County Health Dept Permit...................................................................................... $ 600.00

Williamson County Health Dept Permit................................................................................ $ 150.00

Food Handlers Permit ............................................................................................................ $ 25.00

Food Manager’s Permit ................................................................................................... $ 160.00

Annual LP (Propane) Inspection Fee ................................................................................. $ 86.00

Annual Fire Extinguisher Inspection Fee (Standard Red and K Class)....................................... $ 75.00

Fire Extinguishers (One Standard Red and One Class K Extinguisher) ..................................... $ 300.00

Initial Food & Paper Product Purchase To Stock Vehicle (Estimate) ......................................... $ 1,250.00

Extension Cords, Wash Hose, Shovel, Cleaning Supplies (Estimate) ............................................ $ 150.00

Initial Bank/Cash Register (Estimate) ................................................................................. $ 250.00

Notary Fee ................................................................................................................... $ 15.00

Propane and Fuel ......................................................................................................... $ Varies

 

Additional Services (Optional):

Custom Vehicle Wrap (Logos or Partial Wraps Also Available)......................................... $3,000.00 - $5,000.00

One-Time Vehicle Branding Fee ...................................................................................... $ 1,500.00

Commercial Kitchen Rental (Monthly) ............................................................................... $ 1,500.00

Menu Board, Apparel, Marketing Material, Website, Social Media............................................ $ Varies

Commissary Services (Annual Cost For Self-Owned Vehicles)................................................ $ 1,200.00

Interior/Exterior Cleaning Service.................................................................................... $175.00 - $250.00

Two-Hour Consultation, Truck & Facility Tour....................................................................... $ 150.00

 

Short-Term Rentals:                                                                   Required Information for All Lease Agreements:

Short-term rentals are available upon request.                            Customer Name, Business Name (if one available)

Daily fees range from $275/day to $750/day plus                        Address, Phone Number, Email Address,

propane and fuel costs. Rental fees vary                                      Emergency Contact, Valid Driver’s License

depending on date of event, type of vehicle and                       Driving Record (if driving a leased vehicle)

availability. $1000 deposit required; insurance is                        Sales Tax ID (Texas Comptroller’s Office)

included.