The Great Food Truck Race Season 16 Episode 01 Description David vs. Goliath: This Is Food Truck Heaven? For the first time in The Great Food Truck Race’s history, Tyler Florence pits four food truck pros against five food truck rookies in an epic David vs. Goliath battle to win $50,000. The nine teams arrive […]
The Great Food Truck Race is an American reality show that features food truck operators competing against each other in various challenges and locations across the country. The show is hosted by chef and restaurateur Tyler Florence and airs on Food Network
The show has been running since 2010 and has featured different themes and formats over the years. Some seasons have focused on specific regions, such as the South, the West Coast, or New England, while others have featured special guests, such as celebrities, families, or alumni. The show has also showcased different cuisines, such as barbecue, seafood, or breakfast
The show’s 16th season, which will premiere on June 18, 2023, will have a unique twist: it will pit four food truck pros against five food truck rookies in an epic David vs. Goliath battle to win $50,000. The nine teams will face off in Los Angeles, where the food truck scene is booming and competitive. The teams will have to prove their culinary skills, marketing savvy, and selling abilities in action-packed challenges that test their creativity and endurance
The show’s format is simple: every week, the teams drive their food trucks to a new city and set up shop to sell their food to the locals. They’re usually given “seed money” at the beginning of each episode that goes towards grocery shopping. The teams are assigned different challenges every week for a chance to earn more money (usually in the form of selling the most of a special dish or making a version of a local delicacy for Tyler and a guest judge). They’re also thrown obstacles that hinder their ability to make normal sales (for example, switching their menu to vegan food or being unable to restock supplies for the day). At the end of each episode, the team that makes the least profit is eliminated and sent home, while the rest of the teams continue on to the next city. The last team standing wins the grand prize of $50,000 (and in some cases, their very own food truck)
The show is not only a cooking competition, but also a road trip adventure that showcases the diversity, culture, and history of America through its food. The teams get to explore different places, meet different people, and learn different stories along the way. The show also features mouthwatering food, stunning scenery, and exciting guest appearances.
The Great Food Truck Race is a fun and entertaining show that appeals to food lovers, travel enthusiasts, and reality fans alike. It also provides an opportunity for aspiring food truck owners to learn from the pros and see what it takes to run a successful mobile business.
If you are a fan of food trucks, cooking competitions, or both, you won’t want to miss The Great Food Truck Race on Food Network. You can also catch up on previous episodes on Food Network’s website or app.
The Great Food Truck Race Season 16 Episode 02 Description David vs. Goliath: Meet Mookie Eight food truck teams can’t believe their eyes when Tyler Florence welcomes pro-baseball legend and two-time All-Star Mookie Betts to a Los Angeles little league field, where he will judge a ballpark eats challenge. Not only will one team receive […]
The Great Food Truck Race Season 16 Episode 03 Description David vs. Goliath: Team-plosion Tensions rise as seven teams face their third set of tough challenges in the city of Los Angeles. One truck attracts the attention of movie star Kumail Nanjiani, but inner turmoil between teammates pushes them towards imploding. The rookies still struggle […]
The Great Food Truck Race Season 16 Episode 04 Description David vs. Goliath: Can They Do That? A truck shocks the competition by replacing a member of their team with a familiar face. One rookie truck strategizes and sets their sights on taking out one of the pros, but their plan backfires in an unexpected […]
The Great Food Truck Race Season 16 Episode 05 Description David vs. Goliath: Ready, Jet, Go World-renowned Chef Jet Tila helps Tyler Florence challenge the five teams to make dishes that reflect their culinary origin stories — and his favorite gets a reward! The pro versus rookie rivalry intensifies with catastrophic consequences for one team […]
The Great Food Truck Race Season 16 Episode 06 Description David vs. Goliath: Family Food Last season’s grand prize winner Evanice Holz from Señoreata Food Truck challenges the four remaining teams to turn their family recipes into plant-based creations to sell at Smorgasburg, an epic Los Angeles food event. After pairing the teams up to […]
The Great Food Truck Race Season 16 Episode 07 Description David vs. Goliath: Need for Speed With a key team member out sick, one food truck is forced to operate as a two-person unit, placing them at a severe disadvantage. Culinary powerhouse Chef Joe Sasto joins Tyler Florence to challenge the final three teams to […]
The Great Food Truck Race Season 16 Episode 08 Description David vs. Goliath: Final Showdown With two trucks left to fight in the finale, each team steals one dish from the other’s menu and crafts their own versions to sell at the Regarding Her Food Festival. Tyler Florence surprises them with a high-stakes rapid fire […]