Allow Chicago food trucks to cook on-board.
  • Petitioned Edward M. Burke

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Edward M. Burke
Alderman
Michele Smith
Alderman
John Cappelman
Alderman
Patrick J. O'Connor
Alderman
James A. Balcer
Alderman
Joe Moreno
Alderman
Leslie A. Hairston
Alderman
Sandi Jackson
Alderman
Anthony Beale
Alderman
George A. Cardenas
Alderman
Lona Lane
Alderman
Howard Brookins Jr.
Alderman
Michael R. Zalewski
Alderman
Walter Burnett, Jr.
Alderman
Deborah Graham
Alderman
Ray Suarez
Alderman
Emma Mitts
Alderman
Timothy M. Cullerton
Alderman
Joe Moore
Alderman
Robert Fioretti
Alderman
John Arena
Alderman
Carrie M. Austin
Alderman
Willie Cochran
Alderman
Rey Colón
Alderman
Pat Dowell
Alderman
Michelle A. Harris
Alderman
Margaret Laurino
Alderman
Richard F. Mell
Alderman
JoAnn Thompson
Alderman
Debra L. Silverstein
Alderman
Ariel E. Reboyras
Alderman
Ricardo Munoz
Alderman
Brendan Reilly
Alderman
John Pope
Alderman
Thomas M. Tunney
Alderman
Jason Ervin
Alderman
Daniel S. Solis
Alderman
Toni Foulkes
Office of Mayor Emanuel
Mayor Emanuel's Press Team

Allow Chicago food trucks to cook on-board.

    1. Chicago Food Trucks
    2. Petition by

      Chicago Food Trucks

      Chicago, IL

Cities like New York and Los Angeles boast thriving food truck scenes. Food trucks provide a diversity of fare, serve local foods, and use fewer resources than traditional restaurants. Yet in Chicago, food truck owners aren't allowed to cook on board their vehicles, a limitation that thwarts what could be a thriving local food truck scene.

Chicago residents deserve a vibrant and diverse food truck culture. This is an incredible economic and culinary opportunity that Chicago needs to embrace.

Please sign our petition asking the Chicago City Council to amend regulations and allow food truck owners to cook on board their vehicles.

Find your alderman and call or e-mail them today: http://ow.ly/5ODJv 

Call or e-mail Mayor Emanuel: http://ow.ly/5ODQ1 

Find out more at: http://www.chicagofoodtrucks.com

Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/chicagofoodtrucks

Roll with us on Twitter: @chicagofoodtrux

To:
Edward M. Burke, Alderman
Michele Smith, Alderman
John Cappelman, Alderman
Patrick J. O'Connor, Alderman
James A. Balcer, Alderman
Joe Moreno, Alderman
Leslie A. Hairston, Alderman
Sandi Jackson, Alderman
Anthony Beale, Alderman
George A. Cardenas, Alderman
Lona Lane, Alderman
Howard Brookins Jr., Alderman
Michael R. Zalewski, Alderman
Walter Burnett, Jr., Alderman
Deborah Graham, Alderman
Ray Suarez, Alderman
Emma Mitts, Alderman
Timothy M. Cullerton, Alderman
Joe Moore, Alderman
Robert Fioretti, Alderman
John Arena, Alderman
Carrie M. Austin, Alderman
Willie Cochran, Alderman
Rey Colón, Alderman
Pat Dowell, Alderman
Michelle A. Harris, Alderman
Margaret Laurino, Alderman
Richard F. Mell, Alderman
JoAnn Thompson, Alderman
Debra L. Silverstein, Alderman
Ariel E. Reboyras, Alderman
Ricardo Munoz, Alderman
Brendan Reilly, Alderman
John Pope, Alderman
Thomas M. Tunney, Alderman
Jason Ervin, Alderman
Daniel S. Solis, Alderman
Toni Foulkes, Alderman
Mayor Emanuel's Press Team, Office of Mayor Emanuel
I just signed the following petition addressed to: Chicago City Council & Mayor Emanuel.

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Allow Chicago food trucks to cook on-board.

Chicago residents deserve a vibrant and diverse food truck culture. This is an incredible economic and culinary opportunity that Chicago needs to embrace.
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Sincerely,

Sincerely,
[Your name]

Recent signatures

    News

    1. Chicago Food Trucks' New Twist

      Sarah Parsons
      Petition Organizer

      Chicago Food Trucks founder, Matt Maroni, interviewed by Crain's Business

    2. New Chicago Food Trucks Roll Out Despite No-Cook Law

      Sarah Parsons
      Petition Organizer

      Just think how many thriving food trucks there would be if owners were allowed to cook on-board their vehicles!

    3. Online Food Truck Ordinance Petition Gathers Signatures

      Sarah Parsons
      Petition Organizer

      Popular blog, Chicagoist, covers Chicago Food Trucks' campaign on Change.org!

    4. Reached 5,000 signatures
    5. Food Trucks: Chicago petition gathering momentum

      Sarah Parsons
      Petition Organizer

      Chicago Tribune covers the Chicago Food Trucks' campaign!

    6. Matt Maroni's Campaign to Amend Food Truck Laws

      Chicago Food Trucks
      Petition Organizer

      A great article from Eater Chicago about our efforts to allow food trucks to cook on-board.

    7. 4,000 People Call for More Food Trucks in Chicago

      Sarah Parsons
      Petition Organizer

      More than 4,000 people have joined an online campaign - many in the last 24 hours - calling for a thriving fleet of food trucks in Chicago.
      Chicago Food Trucks, an organization created by food truck owner Matt Maroni, started the campaign on...

    8. Reached 4,000 signatures
    9. Fox Chicago: Meet Ups, Websites Help Consumers Find Food Trucks in Chicago

      Chicago Food Trucks
      Petition Organizer

      Across Chicago, food truck meet ups are happening nearly every day of the week.

    10. Reached 1,000 signatures
    11. Food Trucks Thrive in Other Cities

      Sarah Parsons
      Petition Organizer

      Cities like Los Angeles and New York have a robust food truck scene, serving up all kinds of diverse fare. Chicago food truck operators would like to create a similar scene in the Windy City.

    12. Reached 750 signatures
    13. WGN News at 9pm on Monday!

      Chicago Food Trucks
      Petition Organizer

      Call or e-mail your alderman and tell them to watch the Food Truck segment on Monday at 9pm on WG News!

    14. More Info on Chicago Food Trucks

      Sarah Parsons
      Petition Organizer

      Want to learn more about the campaign to let Chicago food truck operators cook on-board? Check out ChicagoFoodTrucks.com:

    15. Food Trucks Are "No Passing Fad"

      Sarah Parsons
      Petition Organizer

      Across the U.S., food trucks are rising in popularity. Help Chicago's food truck operators join the likes of other cities and be able to cook on-board their vehicles.

    16. Why Are You A Chicago Food Truckie?

      Chicago Food Trucks
      Petition Organizer

      We are collecting stories of Chicagoans who love food trucks and food truck culture. Share us your story on Facebook!

    17. 500 and growing!

      Chicago Food Trucks
      Petition Organizer

      Chicago, you've done this in just 1 day! THANK YOU for supporting Chicago food trucks. The fight is just beginning. Stay tuned...

    18. Reached 500 signatures
    19. Learn More About Chicago Food Trucks

      Sarah Parsons
      Petition Organizer

      Want to learn more about the battle to let Chicago's food trucks cook on-board? Check out the campaign's Web site:

    20. Pressure Our Aldermen..

      Chicago Food Trucks
      Petition Organizer

      Hey Chicago food truckies!! Today, we're hoping to reach 500 signatures. Each time someone signs this petition, it gets send to each alderman. Let's get their attention!

    21. 300!!!

      Chicago Food Trucks
      Petition Organizer

      Thanks for helping us meet our goal for the day! Keep spreading the word and stay posted on ways to take action.

    22. Reached 250 signatures
    23. 150!

      Chicago Food Trucks
      Petition Organizer

      In less than an hour and a half...ask Mayor @RahmEmanuel on Twitter for his support.

    24. Reached 100 signatures
    25. We the People...

      Chicago Food Trucks
      Petition Organizer

      Want more food trucks in Chicago!! 75 signatures reached in just under an hours. We're shooting for 150 by 3pm! Thanks for making your voice heard!

    Supporters

    Reasons for signing

    • Vincent O'Leary CHICAGO, IL
      • almost 3 years ago

      Food trucks represent entrepreneurship at its finest. Given similar health code guidelines to brick and mortar restaurants, there's no reason they should not be able to cook and prepare in a truck that passes health inspection.

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    • Emily Zuker CHICAGO, IL
      • almost 3 years ago

      I don't understand why this is even an issue? Allowing Cooking on a food truck does no harm only helps the local economy and local entrepreneurs. win win.

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    • Kim Nguyeb CHICAGO, IL
      • almost 3 years ago

      I love Chicago, and wish to see it continue leading in the culinary forefront.

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    • Travis Burns CHICAGO, IL
      • almost 3 years ago

      These food truck add to the diversity of Chicago's world class food options. The free market should decide if these trucks are successful.

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    • Lillian Lin CHICAGO, PHILIPPINES
      • almost 3 years ago

      Food trucks attract more visitors to the city and make the city more interesting.

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