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The Bom Bus is a Portuguese Food Bus in Asheville, NC trying to get to the streets to serve the food of Portugal.
The Bom Bus is a Portuguese Food Bus in Asheville, NC trying to get to the streets to serve the food of Portugal.
51 backers pledged $3,650 to help bring this project to life.

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The Bom Bus is a creative outlet that has been brewing over the past four years in Trevon's head.  In November of 2012, the bus was purchased and the dream began its' trasformation into a reality.  The completion of the bus is imminent and now we are asking for your backing to purchase a generator and paint the bus.  

Portuguese food draws from many regions of the world.  There are over a dozen countries from Africa and South America to Asia that still have Portuguese influences on their language and food.  We are focusing on the Portugal Portuguese cuisine and giving a nod to those other countries in the food that we offer.  Though most of the cuisine is carnivorously focused, we will also off vegetarian options of the same menu item.  The food truck scene in Asheville, NC is young and we are ready to bring Portugal to the streets for everyone to enjoy.  

With the funds that we raise with this kickstarter, we are purchasing a new generator for the instances that we may not be able to plug in.  We are also going to give the bus a face lift with a fresh paint job and our logo.  This is an opportunity for everyone to get involved and be a part of the food truck movement.  Let's bring Portuguese food to the street and give it the appreciation it rightfully deserves!

Risks and challenges

There are a limited number of permits to operate in the Central Business District (CBD) in Asheville, NC. Currently we are awaiting new legislation that would allow more permits to be had to operate in the city. Until then we have selected locations outside the CBD to setup.

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    The Bom Bus Bumper Sticker and Button as well as recognition of your extreme generosity on our Facebook page.

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    Hand glazed traditional style Portuguese tile and of course, the recognition of your extreme generosity on our Facebook page.

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    Come eat lunch at The Bom Bus on Mondays, or any other day we are open, once a week (52 lunches) used by you throughout the year, includes beverage and recognition of your extreme generosity on our Facebook page.

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    You will get a personalized Bus Pass with your name that allows for one free meal a day for the entire year, any day that we are open, and recognition of your extreme generosity on our Facebook page.

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    We will come to your house and cook dinner for up to 30 guests, from The Bus or out of your kitchen (don't worry, we clean up after ourselves). The one thing is that it has to be within 20 miles of Asheville, NC.

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