UPDATE Oct 28, 2014 — Truck by Truckwest named Hand Helds the winner of the 2014 food truck competition and raised $2,200 for Keep Austin Fed!
The annual 6-day competition that offers taste-tests from some of the best food trucks in Austin has picked Keep Austin Fed as its nonprofit partner this year — Truck by Truckwest organizers have pledged to donate 10 percent of proceeds to KAF.
Foodies can start sampling on Tue. Oct. 21 and the taste-off continues through Sun. Oct 26. The celebration of Austin food trucks includes dozens of establishments in all parts of town. A complete list of participating food trucks can be found online.
Food tucks will be at their normal locations; buy a 1- 2- or 6-day wrist band to cover tastings from participating mobile food vendors. After sampling the goods, attendees can vote on which ones are the best with the top truck earning a $10,000 prize.
The festivities will include a scavenger hunt, “passport” contest, a locator app, and some of the best food anywhere in Austin. A check presentation ceremony is scheduled Tue. Oct. 28 at the Long Center during Trailer Food Tuesday.