Buckhead Business Show Episode 014
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Jim Shumake, Owner Atlanta Creative Events and Foodorama Grant Park Guest BIO: For two years, Jim Shumake has planned and executed some of the Southeast’s most well-attended and buzzed-about food truck festivals, including the Buckhead Food Truck Fridays, Macon Food Truck Festival, Columbus Food Truck Festival and Athens Food Truck Festival. As a former food truck owner himself, he understands what works and doesn’t work in Atlanta’s changing food event landscape and an often fickle legislature department. Georgia Power recently produced a documentary about Jim’s transition from a food truck owner to a food truck festival producer. You can see that documentary on Georgia.org from May 2 through April 23, 2016. Topics/Questions: What is Foodorama Grant Park? What was the impetus to create this type of food truck event? Can you name some of the trucks that will be there? How does the impact of these small businesses on wheels (food trucks) impact the local economy in Georgia? Where can people buy tickets? Web…