Who has what it takes to win a food truck and $50 000 in cash?

Article by Roberto Fuzzy

What would you be willing to do to win $50 000 in cash and your own food truck to become a real food truck operator? Would you be willing to take part of a show that offers the winner exactly all that? If so, next year you might want to consider sending your application to Food Network. This season's teams have already been chosen, the fifth season of The Great Food Truck Race is about to take off on Sunday, August 17th at 9pm ET/PT.

Eight teams, each consisting of three people, will be taking off from sunny Southern California to reach their destination in Key West, Fla, making stops along the way to take on challenges presented to them by the show host Tyler Florence. The teams going against each other this season are Team Let There Be Bacon with bacon-inspired dishes, Military Moms with comfort food, Beach Cruiser who creates authentic, fresh California cuisine dishes, The Middle Feast with Middle Eastern dishes, Madres with authentic Mexican dishes, Chatty Chicken offering fried chicken with sweet tea sauce and southern dishes, Lone Star Chuck Wagon concentrates mainly on BBQ & Tex-Mex. The Gourmet Graduates doesn't yet have a specific dish idea.

The first task for each of the teams will be defining their brand and creating their signature dishes for selling in Santa Barbara.

Learn more about it all at FoodNetwork.com/FoodTrucks.

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