Cousins Maine Lobster by Jim Tselikis
How One Food Truck Became a Multimillion-Dollar Business

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See 1 Critic Review

Pleasant, somewhat perfunctory, but worthwhile, especially for those looking to get into the food truck game.
-Kirkus

Synopsis

"Required Reading," The New York Post

From the co-founders of the smash hit Cousins Maine Lobster food trucks comes a business book revealing to new entrepreneurs how the authors built their brand through integrity and authenticity.

In early 2012, Jim Tselikis visited L.A. and met up with his cousin Sabin Lomac. Over a few drinks they waxed nostalgic about their childhood in Maine, surrounded by family, often elbow deep in delicious lobster while gathered around the picnic table. From this strong memory was born the very first Cousins Maine Lobster food truck. Smart, authentic marketing, and sustainable, delicious ingredients helped turn that one food truck into an overnight sensation. Then, in just three years, they went from a single food truck to a nationally-franchised legion of trucks, an online delivery service, and a brick-and-mortar restaurant, grossing over $15 million dollars in sales a year.

Start-up fever has taken hold of America, and there are hundreds of books to teach readers how to become an entrepreneur; this is the first book to answer the question: What’s next? At each step, Jim and Sabin were faced with hard decisions―opening each new food truck carefully instead of rushing to meet the demand; turning down a six-figure franchise offer because it came from someone who didn’t support their vision; turning down Shark Tank (twice) until they could insist on participating only if Barbara Corcoran was one of the Sharks. Now Jim and Sabin teach readers how they, too, can reach the next level of success in their own businesses, without having to compromise themselves.

 

About Jim Tselikis

See more books from this Author
 
Published April 17, 2018 by St. Martin's Press. 269 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Business & Economics, History. Non-fiction
Add Critic Review

Critic reviews for Cousins Maine Lobster
All: 1 | Positive: 1 | Negative: 0

Kirkus

Above average
on Feb 06 2018

Pleasant, somewhat perfunctory, but worthwhile, especially for those looking to get into the food truck game.

Read Full Review of Cousins Maine Lobster: How On... | See more reviews from Kirkus

Reader Rating for Cousins Maine Lobster
100%

An aggregated and normalized score based on 17 user ratings from iDreamBooks & iTunes


Rate this book!

Add Review
×