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New Menu Items: Whole Grain Naan.

posted Aug 14, 2012, 2:06 PM by Dustin Romero   [ updated Aug 14, 2012, 11:40 PM ]



Yup, 100% whole grain naan. Just ask at the cart and we'll fix it up for you fresh. This is just as much for us as the customers. It's delicious.

Cheers!
~Dustin

Now Hring Part-Time Tandoor Cook

posted Jun 25, 2012, 9:20 AM by Dustin Romero   [ updated Jun 25, 2012, 9:25 AM ]



10/hr, 15-25 hrs/week, must enjoy working outside with fire. The Curryer Tandoor Cooks operate the tandoor oven, a clay pot that gets up to 900 degrees. Duties include working dough into naan, placing marinated raw chicken onto skewers and cooking them to a safe temperature. Cooks must also Maintain a high temperature in the tandoor oven. This is a fun job in a small street food business. Let us know if you can drive and tow the cart, we don't need that now, but may come in handy in the future. In a small business you'll be treated with more respect than larger bureaucratic companies. Send resumes to info@thecurryerslc.com


This Thursday and Friday, Open 'till 7pm

posted Jun 25, 2012, 8:40 AM by Dustin Romero   [ updated Jun 25, 2012, 9:26 AM ]

This Thursday and Friday we will be open from 11am-7pm at the usual location. See you there! 

Cheers!
~Dustin

Support Food Cart - Kiva

posted Jun 17, 2012, 9:46 AM by Dustin Romero

Here's a link to join Kiva.org, below I will also have a link to the following entrepreneur. Keep reading...


As you learned in Econ 101 access to money is a key ingredient in the growth of a nations market. Now is your chance to give entrepreneurs who wouldn't normally have that access to capital a chance to grow their businesses. With Kiva you can make contributions to loans in amounts as little as $25. That money is then lent to the small business of your choice and then repaid back to you over the term of the loan.  Read the following story of Edizon of Ecuador.

"Edizon,35, is a fast food seller from Quevedo. He has set up his stall at a gas station where he works from Monday to Sunday in the afternoon and evening. He started his business with a small capital investment that he had saved from previous jobs, and thanks to this he was able to buy a cart from which he prepares his dishes to sell. 

He attends his stall himself, from Friday to Sunday and sells salchipapas (sausages and potatoes), chicken, hot dogs, burgers and colas. He has an established sector which allows him to maintain his clientele. Edizon is married to Amada who is a housewife and also helps him to sell his products at the weekends. They have one child who attends public school. With money from the loan Edizon will buy chicken, potatoes and oil to sell. He is hoping to increase his income so that he can finish fixing his home." -Translation and journal provided by Kiva.org

You can contribute to Edizon's loan Here

Take a moment to visit the link at the top of this page and browse the loans. $25 can go a long way in many other countries.

Cheers!
~Dustin

New Prices, up $0.50

posted May 27, 2012, 8:28 AM by Dustin Romero



Our costs have been on the rise, we've been putting it off as long as we can, but something has got to give, we're raising prices by $0.50 across the board.

We will be open Saturday April 21 2012 11:30am-6:30pm

posted Apr 17, 2012, 10:08 PM by Dustin Romero



This Saturday only we will be open between 11:30am-6:30pm. This is a test run, so if you want it as a regular thing get those friend and family to the cart that can't come on the weekdays. See you out there. Cheers!~Dustin

We Accept "Pay With Square"

posted Mar 26, 2012, 10:16 PM by Dustin Romero   [ updated Mar 27, 2012, 8:49 PM ]

It's easy, download the app, set it up, then come by the cart and pay.


Our New Toys

posted Mar 26, 2012, 10:04 PM by Dustin Romero

We've got some new toys to play with on the cart. We've got an iPad to use as a cash register, and a rubber stamp for printing our logo on the boxes.


Just an ink pad and a rubber stamp, branding made simple...and cheap.


You can learn more about the Square Register app at Squareup.com. Basically it lets us process cards using the little card reader that attaches to the headphone jack. The iPad acts as a point of sale system, allowing us to create custom buttons for ringing up sales. It then tracks our inventory usage and gives us some pretty nifty sales analytics.

BTW using square we also accept "Pay by Square" as a payment method. 

Cheers!
~Dustin 


Yup...we went to the Holi festival.

posted Mar 26, 2012, 9:53 PM by Dustin Romero

For those who don't know, Holi is a holiday celebrated by Mormon teenagers south of Provo, Utah...har, har, har. It was a lot of fun, and I'm glad that our Indian neighbors shared the holiday with us. It was a fun event. Great food, loads of people and tons of dust. We even ran into a few of our regulars there. They even promised to take us to India to celebrate Holi, although I might have made that promise for them...without their knowledge ;)

Cheers!
~Dustin + Kim


How to Paint on Stainless Steel

posted Jan 30, 2012, 9:21 AM by Dustin Romero


In case you have seen it yet, here is the new paint job on the cart. It's a chalkboard paint (black), with the logo painted over it. Stainless steel is really tough to get paint to stick to, but with the help of the Glidden professionals we got it done right. Here's how.

  1. Cleaning: We cleaned the surface with a lacquer thinner we got at the paint store. We then used soapy water to wipe off the residue, then rinsed lightly with warm water.
  2. Preping: We then did a wet sand with a 50 grit sandpaper over the whole cart. This roughage helps the paint stick. We then cleaned it again with warm water to get all the dust off.
  3. Primer: This is where it gets particular, for details you'll want to go to a professional paint supplier. We went to the local Glidden distributor. The professional there will help you get the right primer for the job. Basically it's this. We used a two part epoxy primer. An epoxy means that it has two chemicals that when combined make a super hard element thing. In other words The gallon of primer came with a little jug of stuff you poor into and mix, that activates it, then when it dries it's super hard. It's important to use a two part epoxy when when working with stainless steel, because a standard primer will not stick to the surface.
  4. Setting: There are specific times that the manufacturer suggests you let the primer set, they are temperature dependent, the expert guy will explain it to you.
  5. Painting: After the primer set we painted over it with some black chalkboard paint we bought at Wal-Mart. We did two coats over two days. After it dried sufficiently we used a stencil that we printed on my moms laser cutter to paint the white logo on. Let dry and blammo! New cool looking front panel. 
Cheers!
~Dustin



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