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The Mamu Thai Noodle Truck would like to bring the most authentic and delicious Thai noodle dishes to the people of New York City.
The Mamu Thai Noodle Truck would like to bring the most authentic and delicious Thai noodle dishes to the people of New York City.
157 backers pledged $12,432 to help bring this project to life.

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We have scoured the city of Bangkok to find the best noodle recipes. Now that we have found them, our goal is to bring them here to New York City! Over the last eight months, we have exhausted all of our funds for such expenses as buying the truck, building a customized kitchen inside the truck, and getting various permits and licenses, to name just a few. There are so many details that go along with starting up and launching a food truck. Reaching our goal will allow us to purchase the following:

  • A refrigerator (low boy)
  • Truck fabrication (improvements to the kitchen)
  • Flat grill (for great Thai street-food recipes)
  • A point-of-sale machine
  • Kitchen tools (woks, rice cooker, pots, pans, etc.)
  • Ingredients (imported fish sauces, soy sauces, noodles, etc.)
  • Supplies (utensils, containers, bags, cups, etc.)
  • Menu board
  • Printed menus and business cards
  • Commissary fees (cleaning, general upkeep of the truck)

Risks and challenges

We have done our homework with these recipes. Our Uncle Jirawat currently operates three noodle shops in Bangkok, and some of these recipes will be featured on our truck. We are talking about dishes that have been handed down for generations in Thailand! This is truly tasty food, and it deserves an audience. Mamu Thai Noodle will have talented chefs on the truck making sure the quality of our food is always excellent.

There are many obstacles in operating a food truck. Especially in NYC. Just getting to this point has probably been the hardest thing we have ever had to do. However, we are determined to tackle all the challenges that lie ahead.

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  • We have a citywide, 5 borough, permit for the streets of New York City. We plan on being all over town! Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter@mamuthainoodle, to find daily updates as to where we will be for the day. Also, to let us know what neighborhoods and streets you would like to see us!

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    A very enthusiastic high five and your name listed on our website and on our Facebook/Twitter page thanking you for your support!

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    One lunch dish of your choice from the Mamu Thai Noodle menu, a very enthusiastic high five, and your name listed on our website and on our Facebook/Twitter page thanking you for your support!

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    One Mamu Thai Noodle T-shirt, one lunch dish of your choice from the Mamu Thai Noodle menu, a very enthusiastic high five, and a shout out on our website and on our Facebook/Twitter page!

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    One Mamu Thai Noodle T-shirt, two dishes of your choice from the Mamu Thai Noodle menu, two orders of our special Thai iced tea, a bear hug, and your name listed on our website and on our Facebook/Twitter page.

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    Two Mamu Thai Noodle T-shirts, four dishes of your choice from the Mamu Thai Noodle menu, two orders of our special Thai iced tea, a personal tour of the Mamu Thai Noodle truck, a bear hug, and your name listed on our website and on our Facebook/Twitter page!

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    Ten dishes of your choice from the Mamu Thai Noodle menu, free Thai iced tea for one month, two Mamu Thai Noodle T-shirts, a personal tour of the Mamu Thai Noodle truck, a bear hug, and your name listed on our website and on our Facebook/Twitter page!

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    Mamu will conduct a Thai noodle cooking class for up to ten people in a space that you provide. The dishes that will be taught can be personally selected by you off of our Thai noodle menu, and all attendees will receive a Mamu Thai Noodle T-shirt. Details can be negotiated. The cooking class must be held in a location within the New York tri-state area.

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    Mamu will cater a private event for up to 30 people. The menu for the event will include one appetizer dish, two noodle dishes, one dessert, and Thai iced tea for up to 30 guests. Details can be negotiated. The event must be held within the New York tri-state area.

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Funding period

- (30 days)