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Mobile Food Service certificate

About the Program

The SUNY Schenectady food truck.The Mobile Food Service Certificate program was developed in response to the expanding food service industry and the growth in the hospitality and restaurant industry in the Capital District and beyond. The 26 credit certificate program will provide students an education that will prepare them to work in the mobile food service industry.

The Mobile Food Service Certificate program prepares students for immediate employment. Students will acquire the knowledge and skills critical to working in and operating a mobile food service operation. Specifically, students will build skills in planning, preparing, and providing food service in a mobile setting. Students participating in the program will put their craft to the test in a state-of-the-art SUNY Schenectady food truck, while working at events around the region.

Purple sweet potato Mont BlancCollege Awarded Best Flavor Profile AND Best Presentation at the 2024 Tater Trot

Our purple sweet potato Mont Blanc was a winner! Thanks to all who visited the Food Truck and voted!



Summer 2024 Food Truck Schedule

Stop by one of the following events/locations to enjoy the SUNY Schenectady Food Truck offerings:

SUNY Schenectady Main Parking Lot

Near the Casola Dining Room Entrance
Every Tuesday, May 28-August 6
11:00 a.m.-2 p.m.

Empire State Plaza

On the East Roadway, Empire State Plaza, Albany
Every Wednesday, May 29-August 7
11:00 a.m.-2 p.m.

Schenectady Pride Festival

Gateway Plaza, 12 State Street, Schenectady
Saturday, June 1
2:00-7:00 p.m.

Schenectady County SummerNight

State Street, Downtown Schenectady
Friday, July 12
5:00-8:00 p.m.
Find the truck in the family area near City Hall

Menu will include:

  • Assorted specialty pizza:
    • Cheese
    • Pepperoni
    • Sausage
    • Broccoli and cheese
  • Mediterranean loaded fries
    (potato fries, grilled chicken, garlic sauce, feta cheese and pickle red onions)

  • Chick pea and Cucumber with Arugula  Salad
    Toppings: Grilled Chicken 

Downtown Schenectady Tater Trot

Find us on the plaza behind Proctor's
Saturday, July 13
11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

The Food Truck will be serving:
Purple sweet potato Mont Blanc (Gluten free)

Music Haven 2024

Central Park, Schenectady
Monday, August 5
6:00-8:00 p.m.

Menu will include:

  • Chicken and Sausage Gumbo served with seasoned rice
  • Muffaletta Sandwich
  • Powdery Beignets
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Degree Plan

See the degree requirements and suggested course sequence.

Degree Plan