Food Truck Series

Let Madison College show you how to plan, operate and succeed in the mobile foodservice business! Throughout this program, you will examine various mobile food business models and trends to develop your unique competitive advantage and market position. Become familiar with relevant regulations and laws to maintain proper compliance while practicing mobile cooking methods and appropriate kitchen conduct to optimize efficiency and food safety. Learn how to plan for equipment acquisition, layout design, and personnel to minimize start-up risk; and apply current marketing and product development techniques to increase revenue. Classroom lectures are combined with hands-on practices with experienced mobile food cart operators in simulated environments to give students ample opportunities to integrate theories with experience. Successful completion of this series results in a digital badge credential to recognize your achievement.

AJ Jones and his food cart

View links for availability. Not all courses are offered every semester.

Catering and Food Truck Startup

Food Truck: Kitchen Logistics

Catering and Food Truck Management


We invite you to get to know our Food Truck instruction team and enroll in a class soon!

AJ Jones

Alfonzo Jones III (AJ)

Alfonzo Jones III (AJ) is the owner and operator of Whimsy Dish (an 18' mobile kitchen) and the chef, food prep person, and planner for Whimsy Dish Catering LLC. He is a retired Air force Chief Master Sergeant who served over 25 years. He is originally from California and loves good food and making people happy. He is a graduate of the Madison College Culinary Arts program.

KT Olds

KT Olds

Kay-Tee Olds is a serial entrepreneur, professional speaker, and author. Her diverse portfolio of startups spans across multiple industries in both for-profit and non-profit sectors. One of the businesses she founded is Rodeo Wagon Foods, an award-winning catering company that expanded out of a food truck on the Capitol Square. As a lifelong learner, Kay-Tee is a Madison College alum and obtained her Master of Business Administration from Cardinal Stritch University.


Use the course links above to locate an upcoming section and enroll online, or phone (608) 258-2301 menu option 2 for registration assistance.