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The Great Food Truck Race

The Great Food Truck Race


This is The Great Food Truck Race, where seven real teams representing the country's best food trucks hit the road to cook their way across America. Each week, the teams that sell the most food race on to the next episode. The losing team drives home. In the end, one food truck remains, and the team behind the wheel and the grill wins the $50,000 grand prize. These are great characters with fascinating existing relationships: They're husbands and wives, brothers and sisters, best friends. And they're already running the most successful, outrageous food trucks in the country — but never quite like this. Host Tyler Florence explains the rules, and they couldn't be simpler. In each city, the teams will start with a limited budget, then they have the weekend to strategize and sell. Anything else they buy (anything from more raw ingredients to ads on local TV) comes out of their profits. Whoever makes the most is safe. The truck that makes the least amount of money is eliminated. Delicious food? Check. A high stakes competition? Check. A cross-country adventure? Beautiful scenery? Big characters? Check. Check. Check. The Great Food Truck Race: chopping, peeling, dicing, slicing and serving great food in a parking lot near you. (Source: Food Channel)
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Next: 5x06 -- Shrimpin' Ain't Easy (Sep/21/2014)


The three remaining teams roll into Mobile, Ala., where Tyler challenges them to cook locally. After enduring sub-zero temperatures, one team walks away with nearly 100 pounds of fresh gulf shrimp free of charge from a local wholesaler. Once they hit the streets of Mobile, Tyler challenges them to add a brunch dish to their menu, and local chef Pete Bloeme is on hand to help Tyler determine the winner of the Truck Stop Cooking Challenge. One team is eliminated on the deck of the USS Alabama, leaving the final two teams primed for the grand finale.


Prev: 5x05 -- St. Louis Upsell (Sep/14/2014)


When the final four teams hit the streets of St. Louis, Tyler is there to give them a challenge illustrating how a premium product is as good as money in bank. The next morning, Tyler gives them a truck stop challenge with the ultimate prize — the winning team will see their week's till doubled. Emotions are high at elimination as only three teams will get to head southward on the next leg of the Great Food Truck Race.


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Tyler Florence
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Warning: The Great Food Truck Race guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Reality
Genre: Cooking/Food | Educational | Lifestyle
Status: Returning Series
Network: food network ( USA)
Airs: Sundays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: August 15, 2010
Episode Order: 7
Akas
• Food Trucks Race Across America (Working title), (Used In USA)
• The Great Food Truck Race with Tyler Florence (Alternate title), (Used In USA)
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