Starting Bundle Price $53,000

Food Truck Builder

Chef Units - Food Trucks


Food Trucks are build of 5 main components

1. Step Van $15,000 (average)

Vehicle: The most commonly used vehicle in the food truck industry is the Step Van. Other vehicles like Box Trucks, Sprinter Vans and Containers are also used. Step Vans prices vary from $7,500 on a 1990 model up to $95,000 on a 2018 model. Most Step Vans used on the custom food truck manufacturing industry range between $15,000 and $25,000 and are usually between 2003 and 2008 models.


2. Build-Out

A) Premium Kitchen Package $28,000

With the best quality materials and all the features you need.

  • Labor, parts & materials (stainless steel)
  • 3 Compartment commercial Sinks & Hand sink
  • Plumbing system
  • Water pump & Water heater
  • Water tanks (Potable: 40 gal. & Waste: 50 gal.)
  • Serving window
  • Gas lines and installation of equipment
  • Working tables
  • Inside and outside lighting
  • Stainless Steel walls
  • Electrical wiring, breaker box w/50 Amp plug.
  • Commercial vent hood w/filters
  • Commercial ventilation system for vent hood
  • Diamond plate aluminum floors
  • Ample storage throughout the food truck
  • Generator installation (hidden & sound proof housing)
  • One A/C unit (roof mounted)
  • Propane Tank (100 lb.)

B) Economy Kitchen Package $21,000

Includes labor, parts and materials as the Premium Package but with:

  • Non Centrifugal Exhaust Fans
  • Mat floor
  • Limited storage throughout the food truck
  • Generator base mounted on the back
  • Note: Not include A/C & Propane Tank

• Add Fire Suppression System & installation for $3,000 (Average price, it varies depending on number of appliances)


3. Appliances $10,000 (average)

Appliances vary by food truck depending on the menu. Most food trucks require between $8,000 and $12,000 in appliances. This includes cooking and refrigeration equipment as:

  • Griddles
  • Charbroilers or Grill
  • Steanm Tables
  • Range w/ Burners & Oven
  • Fryers
  • Refrigerators & Freezers
  • Salad Prep Tables
  • Worktop Refrigeration
  • Etc, anything you need to work & cook.

4. Cummins onan silent generator $7,500 (average)

The power source varies depending on the food truck needs. The wattage depends on the appliances on the food truck. Once all appliances (including a/c units, blenders, refrigeration, etc.) are selected the generator is chosen to provide sufficient amperage to the food truck.

Generators are installed in a hidden, custom made, sound proof generator housing; with an automatic transfer switch for land-base/shore power and a remote panel to start generator from the inside of the truck.


5. Full wrap Graphics $5,500 (average)

A full Wrap is the most common way to brand a food truck. Chef Units provided design, printing and installation for the best price in the industry. We use 3M Control Tac vinyl to ensure the best quality.

Full or partial wraps allow you to be unique and visually powerful in order to catch the eyes of customers. We have a team of graphic designers that will guide you with your ideas and in the end the vinyl wraps will be carefully installed to fit your food unit.

PRICE $53,000



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