Food Carts - Approved Materials and Surfaces

Updated: May 31

What types of materials do you need for food trailers floor, counter, ceiling and walls? Also, what’s the proper way to transport cold food if catering?


All surfaces must be easy to clean, and non-permeable. Examples are Formica or stainless steel. If wood is used it must be sealed. Catering is not allowed from food carts.  Transfer food in coolers with ice from market to unit.


There are many appropriate surfaces in this cart. Walls are sheet metal, The red wall is painted and sealed with a varathane and the floors are steel plates. All surface are non-absorbent, and easy to clean.

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