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  • What type of events does Home Bites serve
    We enjoy preparing our food for all sorts of events. Grad Parties, Birthdays, Weddings, Company Meetings, Church gatherings – any event where people are hungry for a good time and great food!
  • What’s a Food Truck Minimum?
    A food truck minimum is the lowest amount that we will charge for coming out to your event (regardless of the number of eaters). Minimums exist because of fuel costs, staffing, and drive time expenses that we encounter to come to your event. Home Bites does not have a set minimum, but rather we decide on a per case basis depending upon the popularity of the event as well as other factors.
  • What are your days of operation?
    Home Bites operates. by appointment / reservation only. Our schedule can be found here: Truck Schedule | home bites
  • Do I need to have a permit to have my event catered?
    Some cities and counties in and around the Seattle metro area may require a permit for food trucks. Fees typically range from $50-$200. Generally, permits are not required for events held on residential property but if your event is taking place in a city that requires a permit and we do not already have one on file, the cost of the permit may be included as part of the event fee. Please check your city for its requirements.
  • I'm planning a wedding. Is a food truck going to save me money?
    Compared to traditional food catering, food trucks would cost you less. Alot less. Traditional caterers charge upwards of $60-$70 per person for food at weddings, but with food truck catering, it would cost about $15-$40 depending on the menu selections. Keep in mind that there are other things to consider other than price such as wait times. The following article from offers some good insight on using a food truck for your special occasion. Food Truck Wedding Catering: Everything You Need to Know ( Home Bites offers an alternative to our food truck which will allow you to still enjoy our delicious foods without being concerned about wait times. Follow this link Catering Menus | Homebites
  • Why should I hire a food truck?
    In general, food trucks are a growing trend sweeping the nation, representing a $1.4B market in the U.S. Aside from day-to-day food truck businesses, people are also becoming increasingly aware of the fact that food trucks are a perfect option for events and catering.
  • Is it possible to order in advance?
    Yes. We offer the convenience of accepting orders up to 48 hours in advance of the event. This is a great way to order at public events!
  • Do you charge a "travel fee"
    For events that are outside the greater Seattle metropolitan area, we may charge a travel/mileage fee to cover labor, utilities and fuel. For events within the greater Seattle metropolitan area, usually there is no travel fee.
  • What is the difference between a "hosted", a "private" and a "public" event?
    A Hosted event is paid for in full by the event host and the event guests can keep their wallets tucked away. For both Private and Public events, each guest will pay their own way. The difference is a Private event is for invited guests only (for example, a company party) while a Public event is open to everybody (such as a carnival or street fair).
  • I am hosting a private event and you have so many options on your menu! Will my guests have to wait a long time to get their food?
    Typically for events with limited serving time, we will ask you to select a number of options (4-7) that cover your preferences and any dietary restrictions that your guests may have. This lends itself to speedy service and happy guests!
  • Do you offer halal meats?
    Yes. Most of our meats are halal. Our burgers are generally not as our beef mixture contains bacon. You can special order halal burgers at no additional cost.
  • I have guests with soy allergies. What kind of oil do you use?
    We use 100% canola oil in our fryers despite the high cost.
  • What kind of kid-friendly menu options do you offer
    Home Bites serves at school events on a regular basis as we have many options that kids can enjoy. Chicken nuggets, mac n cheese and burger sliders to name a few
  • How do I go about booking your truck
    If you wish to book our truck, please complete our request form here. Alternatively you may contact us at Once your chosen menu has been established, pricing has been agreed upon and the date is set, we will issue a contract outlining the terms and conditions of our agreement, listing all details (menu selection, fees, service hours etc)
  • What is your cancellation policy? Is my deposit refundable?
    Home Bites requires a 30% deposit to secure any event. If you decide to cancel your event (for a reason other than an act of god) 30 or more days prior to the event date, the full deposit will be refunded 10-30 days prior to event, ½ of the deposit will be refunded 10 days or less prior to event, the full deposit will be retained by Home Bites Raincheck policy: If your event cannot be held due to weather or acts of God, Home Bites will work with you to reschedule the event to a different available date as close to the original date as possible. Covid Policy: If your event cannot be held due to covid-related illness or exposure, we will work with you to reschedule the event. If it cannot be held due to newly-issued government restrictions, Home Bites will either issue a refund (partial or whole) or reschedule the event, whichever you prefer.
  • How far in advance should I book my event?
    We cannot always guarantee open time slots, so the sooner you book the quicker you can secure the date. In most cases we need to book at least two (2) weeks in advance to properly schedule staff for the event. Please fill out our Request Form so we can save a spot for you and contact you to discuss.
  • How can I sample your food prior to booking?
    You are always welcome to meet our truck at any public event where we are serving. You can find out where we will be and when here: Events | Homebites Alternatively, we can schedule a tasting at our kitchen located here Tastings are billed at a rate determined by the number of dishes being sampled. Typically between $100 and $200. We will credit a minimum of 50% of this charge to your account should you decide to book with us.
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