Sacramento continues to attract new entrepreneur/chefs, working their way to owning their own brick and mortar restaurant. The latest is Dojo Burger, a brand new food truck serving "American food with an Asian twist" that launches in Feb.
Here's a quick Q and A with them.
1. What's the concept of Dojo Burger?
Dojo Burgers concept is two parts . The first is to make restaurant quality food that we can serve at an approachable price from our food truck while making everything possible from scratch. From our signature Dojo Sauce to our Garlic Ginger Aioli nothing goes from a can to our burgers.
Second part is we want to make classic American food with an Asian twist.
2. Who are the owners? Any restaurant experience?
Joshua Gold -Owner . Kevin Lee - Executive Chef . We both worked at Broderick's in West Sacramento prior to starting Dojo Burger
3. Why start a food truck?
Our original idea and business plan was to open a brick and mortar restaurant here in Elk Grove but that was looking at 3 years out. We were discussing how we could build a following prior to opening and we both decided on a starting a food truck with the goal of opening a restaurant in the next 2 years.
Kevin Lee and myself love the idea of being able to provide something unique to the Sacramento food truck scene. We hand cut our own fries , we pickle all our own vegetables , we buy the best possible breads, meats and cheeses. We serve food with a lot of labor involved because we know that the final product will be something completely unique but familiar to our customers
4. When will you launch?
Dojo Burger will be launching in February with a grand opening event in the first week of February.
5. What price point should we expect?
Our price point goes for as little as $3 for our hand cut fries to $11 for our Dojo Burger
6. Anything else we should know?
We have a goal for this year and that is to be in the Sacramento Burger Battle and win.
Dojo Burger will officially launch at Handcraft Brewing in Elk Grove on February 7th from 6 to 10 p.m.
They can be found online at https://www.facebook.com/DojoBurger.
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