How Food Vendors Prepare for the Masses at Outside Lands

Photo Credit: Lou Bustamante/SF Weekly

Photo Credit: Lou Bustamante/SF Weekly

Outside Lands  has come and gone, but we're still talking about the food. At no other festival can you find a place that stresses the food as much as the emphasis on the top-notch music line-up. The 2013 Taste of the Bay Area featured everything from Parmesan fries, milkshakes and charcuterie to banh mi sandwiches, griddled French Toast and tacos. And that doesn't even touch on the food trucks.

With so much food needed to feed the mass crowds at the 3 day-long Festival, how do the local food vendors prepare for such a task? From preparation tactics to keep the food fresh, to scalability, SF Weekly got the full scoop from four different vendors. Read More