Local man builds and designs custom food trucks

Published Tuesday, August 28, 2018
by David Dishman

Life dealt Deion Estrada a lemon, but he responded by making more than just lemonade — choosing to build the whole stand instead.

Estrada's lemon came in the form of a food truck he ordered to be custom-built in Atlanta in 2015. He was attempting to enter the mobile restaurant industry, with plans to sell California-style pastrami and cheeseburgers out of a truck named after his late father's nickname, Big Shorty.

But shoddy craftsmanship and months of delays in the building process gave Estrada a glimpse of the difficulty in getting these mobile businesses up and running, and the launch of Big Shorty's food truck was delayed by months.

Read the full article in The Oklahoman.

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