NOW:53022:USA01012
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA01012
27°
H 28° L 18°
Partly Cloudy | 7MPH

“Foodie Fridays” Returns, Offering Diverse Lunch Menu Options for Workers in Granville BID

May 16, 2014

Milwaukee – At least 10 food trucks will traverse the industrial hub of the Granville Business Improvement District Friday as “Foodie Fridays,” an initiative tested with great success in 2013, returns to spice up lunchtime for employees in the local area.

Common to downtown Milwaukee locations, the food trucks will be serving every Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Granville BID, through Oct. 31. An estimated 500 hungry workers ate at three trucks during a trial of Foodie Fridays in October. With more than triple the number of food trucks participating in 2014, even more employees in the Granville BID are expected to enjoy the tremendous variety of culinary offerings brought almost to their employers’ doorsteps.

Foodie Fridays, organized by the Granville BID, will have food trucks parked in the industrial park area between Tower Avenue, 70th Street, Calumet Road and 87th Street. Signs at intersections will direct diners to the trucks’ locations, which will rotate through Halloween.

Participating food trucks are The Gouda Girls, The Fast Foodie, Chameleon, Simmer, Eats ‘n Treats, Hardwood Café, Fivestar Nacho, Bubble Tea Fusion, Hattie’s and FryBread N Things.

“We are very pleased to bring back Foodie Fridays for 2014 after receiving such a positive response last year,” said Mark Krause, Chair of the Granville BID Board of Directors. “Foodie Fridays was created after members of the business improvement district requested more local dining options for their employees. The district staff did a great job of recruiting additional food truck vendors. Everyone who works in the area can look forward to trying something new for lunch on Fridays.”

Free delivery from the food trucks will begin June 6 for orders of $50 or more. Foodie Fridays orders for delivery can be placed by calling the BID office, or the food vendors directly, up until 2 p.m. Thursdays. Delivery is limited to businesses located within the Granville BID.

Created in February 2013 to spur economic development and revitalization of Milwaukee’s far northwest side, the Granville Business Improvement District contains more than 300 businesses covering a broad swath of industrial, service and retail market segments. The district hosts thousands of employees every work day, and is home to the most concentrated base of industrial employment in Wisconsin.

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Westbound I-94 near Miller Park to close for 31 hours beginning Friday night 11:57 AM

» Central wrestlers take control of GMC race with 29-27 win over Falls 12/17

» Cambridge Major Laboratories plans $20 million expansion 12/16

» GHS Alumni founds prominent student organization at UW-Madison 12/12

» Wisconsin's first Pirtek USA location to open in Menomonee Falls 12/11

» Newman will not seek third term as Menomonee Falls Village Board president 12/11

» Menomonee Falls boys get defensive in beating Franklin, 48-30 12/9

» Momentum Early Learning seeks to open facility in Germantown 12/9

» Menomonee Falls School District's lobbying efforts likely to conclude in January 12/9

» Community Memorial Hospital seeks approval for major improvements 12/8

» Pilgrim Road reconstruction begins, to be completed next year 12/5

» New Menomonee Falls Toppers location aims to impress 12/5

» United Way agencies in Milwaukee, Waukesha announce merger Updated:  12/4

» Redevelopment proposal met with contention from Menomonee Falls residents, commission 12/4

» Plans for Menomonee Falls Costco under review 12/3

» State champion Germantown boys open with win over Kettle Moraine 12/2

» UPDATE: Man pronounced dead in Highway 41/45 accident near Holy Hill Road identified 12/2

» Police identify man killed in crash that closed Highway 41/45 12/2

» Germantown Fire Department referendum will not appear on April 2015 ballot 12/1

» TJ Hale drops plans to build headquarters in Germantown, will consolidate in Menomonee Falls instead 12/1

» Germantown crash closes Highway 41/45 in both directions at Holy Hill Road 12/1

» Sheboygan South spoils Menomonee Falls boys opener, 47-38 11/25

» Firm drops Germantown plan; work on village-financed business park continues Updated:  11/21

» Fast start propels Catholic Memorial past Menomonee Falls in girls basketball opener 11/20

» Trustee Lemmer explains Kwik Trip vote 11/19

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Deal Watch - Milwaukee

Milwaukee's Best Discounts & Deals

Advertisement

Local Business Directory

CONNECT