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15 Food Trucks Battle It Out For Your Vote at the Cornelius Food Truck Invitational

On Saturday, September 7, food trucks from all over the Greater Charlotte Area will be putting it in park in the Oak Street Mill for the ultimate food truck throwdown to become the “Champions of Old Town.”

From 12-8pm, Cornelius locals will test out fifteen of the area’s finest 4-wheeled restaurants, and cast their votes for their favorites in categories such as Best Looking Truck, Most Creative Menu, Most Nutritious, and People’s Choice! Here is a preview of what you can expect from each of the food trucks as they bring their best to be crowned the ultimate “Champions of Old Town.”

Momo Truck 

Momo Truck serves up spicy, savory, and delicious Himalayan-style Asian cuisine on the American street. Be sure to check out their hand-crafted delicious dumplings, spicy noodles, and savory rice bowls to experience their bold flavor.

Our Pick: Momo/Dumplings

A Worthy Dog

A Worthy Dog’s specialty is gourmet hotdogs and sausages with emphasis on great customer care and a wide variety of unique toppings.

Our Pick: The Carolina Dog

Crafty Burg’r

Crafty Burg’r is known for their epic handmade burgers and unique sides, including everything from apple slaw to hand cut fries.

Our Pick: Pimento Bacon Burg’r

Queen City Sliders

QC Sliders takes a classic approach to the hamburger, featuring old-fashioned sliders and waffle tots!

Our Pick: Jalapeño Burger Slider

Bun Appetit!

Bun Appetit is known for their small-batch, ooey-gooey cinnamon buns that will leave you wanting more.

Our Pick: Cinnamon Buns

Scratch Kitchen CLT

Scratch Kitchen is all about brunch with a twist! With their creative touch, guilty pleasure foods become elevated cuisine.

Our Pick: What the Cluck!

Ruthie’s of Charlotte

Ruthie’s puts a spin on southern food, including everything from fried chicken to collard greens!

Our Pick: Melts

Carolina Smash Truck

Carolina Smash Truck is a chef-driven kitchen serving up gourmet grilled cheese. Elevated comfort food is what they are all about!

Our Pick:  Southern Porky Mac

Jive Turkey Legs

Jive offers smoked turkey legs and uniquely fun foods in their food truck! The turkey leg = the original on the go street food!

Our Pick: Smoked Caveman Turkey Legs

Yummy Banh Mi Truck 

Yummy Banh Mi’s mission is to serve fresh, healthy, delicious, made-to-order Vietnamese street food! Get your fix of Asian flavors with their yummy banh mi!

Our Pick: Vietnamese BBQ Pork Banh Mi

Food Freaks of NC

Food Freaks are pulling up to Oak Street Mill to serve up All-American style cuisine with a twist! They offer everything from hand-crafted unique burgers to pickle dogs and hand-cut fries.

Our Pick: Sweet n’ Crispy Apple Rings

Hillbilly Soda Shack

Looking for an old fashioned soda or float? Hillbilly’s has got you covered! They’re root beer floats are the most refreshing, yet indulgent treat!

Our Pick: Butter Beer

Gogi Truck

Gogi combines traditional Korean flavors with a food-truck flare. You can’t find these tastes anywhere else!

Our Pick: Galbi Bibimap (Marinated Beef Bowl)


For more information on the Cornelius Food Truck Invitational and our wonderful restaurants on wheels, check out our Facebook Page and follow us @OldTownCornelius on Instagram! We can’t wait to see you on September 7, 2019 at Oak Street Mill for this legendary event!

Big Thanks to this year’s Sponsors:
Olde Mecklenburg Brewery, Korak Design, Eleven Lakes Brewing, Public Grounds Coffee, Old Town Public House, RSRV Power, Top Golf, Renewal by Anderson, and AT&T.


Maddie Hannon
Maddie Hannon
I am a Cornelius local and student at UNC Chapel Hill pursuing a degree in Business. In my time at home in OTC, I love to explore the local flair of OTC art and music, enjoy some sun on LKN, and walk my pug, Holly, along the greenway.

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