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Fort Worth Food Park Expected to Open December 2nd Featuring Several of the Area's Top Gourmet Mobile Food Chefs

FORT WORTH, Texas - Fort Worth Food Park is planning Dec. 2nd, 2011 for its Grand Opening becoming the first food park or food court to open in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex dedicated to gourmet mobile food vendors. The Food Park, located near the vibrant West 7th/Montgomery Ward plaza entertainment district in Fort Worth, will showcase a variety of local gourmet mobile food trucks and trailers serving a wide range of food including taqueria-style tacos, bbq, vegan and gluten-free dishes, cupcakes, bahn mi sandwiches, Neopolitan pizza, and gourmet hamburgers, hot dogs, and grilled cheeses. The Food Park will also feature live music and outdoor movie nights in a relaxed backyard-like setting.

To help kick off the Food Park, Good Karma Kitchen, YES! Taco, Nammi Truck, Lee's Grilled Cheeses, Red Jett Sweets, and Jake's Hamburgers will serve up their specialties at the Park's Grand Opening. Live music will be provided by the Gary Kyle Band and there will be free beer from Rahr & Sons Brewing Company. The Opening event is expected to be from 6:00 pm-10:00 pm.

After watching the food-truck trend explode across the nation, including in Austin and San Antonio, and then seeing food trucks begin to gravitate to Fort Worth, owner Chris Kruger thought it was the perfect time to bring a unique tranquil space designed specifically for food trucks to Fort Worth. "My wife and I loved that food trucks were beginning to come to Fort Worth, but I thought it would be really nice to be able to sample a number of food trucks in one location rather than trying to track them down all the time. You can see that the food truck culture in Austin, Portland, Los Angeles and similar cities is really starting to move towards a food-court-setting with a number of trucks working together, so I wanted to bring that trend to Fort Worth. Luckily, the City of Fort Worth has worked with me as I moved forward in bringing this idea to fruition."

Fort Worth Food Park will initially be open every Thursday for dinner and every Friday-Sunday for lunch and dinner, although it is expected that the Park will eventually expand to a full-week schedule. The Food Park will be the perfect destination for families, friends, and food-truck followers to enjoy deliciously creative dishes while relaxing in a unique outdoor space. The space will also host charity events and can be reserved for private functions.

Fort Worth Food Park is located at 2509 Weisenberger St., Fort Worth Texas, 76107, which is immediately North of the Target shopping complex near Montgomery Ward plaza. More details on the Food Park can be found at facebook.com/fwfoodpark and eventually here at fwfoodpark.com.