THE REVERE ADVOCATE - Friday, February 8, 2019 Page 3 Two hopefuls to open food truck business T By Tara Vocino wo residents are seeking to open a Mediterranean and Latin American food truck with the goal of bringing healthy food to Revere. Selene Erazo and Hana Kolsky, who is a vegetarian, aim to sell locally grown products that aren’t part of the genetically modifi ed movement. “It’s a passion of mine to cook,” Erazo said. “I’m concerned about chemicals in food, so I’m looking to sell products like fi sh tacos, hummus and falafel.” “I’d like to be on the beach but don’t want to be tied to a single location,” said Erazo, who still plans to keep her job as a part-time dental assistant. Residents Selene Erazo and Hana Kolsky seek to open a Mediterranean and Latin American food truck that sells healthy products. (Advocate Photos by Tara Vocino) With Erazo as the sole chef, Kolsky will be her assistant. Erazo explained that to start a food truck business it only costs $30,000 whereas initiating a small sit-down restaurant costs approximately $150,000. She also is in favor of being versatile. Friday, February 8 at 8 PM Singer/Guitarist JOHN POLINO Saturday, February 9 at 8 PM DJ LOGIK Dance to all the Hits of Yesterday and Today! MONDAY'S SHUCK! $1.00 Oysters Book Your Special Events With Us! Call 781-629-3798 SUNDAY BRUNCH BUFFET Only $19.95 / 11am-2pm Featuring Al Whitney Jazz Band BOOK YOUR NEXT FUNCTION WITH US * GIFT CARDS From left to right, Local Enterprise Assistance Fund Executive Director Gerardo Espinoza, Hana Kolsky, Selene Erazo, Chelsea resident Egidio Barros, Revere Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Wendy Millar-Page, Revere CARES Coalition Director Sylvia Chiang-Raposo, Eloti Boston owner Abel Moreno, Healthy Chelsea Community Coordinator Ron Fishman, Director of Healthy Community Initiatives Dimple Rana, LEAF Financial Analyst Chris Hunter, Perros Paisas food truck owner Andres Jaramillo, and Andy Lafontant attended a Massachusetts Food Trust information session at the Chamber of Commerce last Thursday. AMPLE FREE www.marinaatthewharf.com 543 North Shore Rd. Revere 781-629-3798 PARKING AMAZING WATER VIEWS “That way, I can drive the truck and set up my own hours.” Tara Vocino may be reached at printjournalist1@gmail.com. Your career deserves an Encore. Encore Boston Harbor is hiring. Explore thousands of fulfilling careers. You deserve an Encore. In accordance with our host and surrounding community agreements, hiring preference is given to properly qualified residents of the cities of (1) Everett, (2) Malden, and (3) Boston, Cambridge, Chelsea, Medford, and Somerville.

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