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Vacant gas station in Butler County to become region’s first food truck court

A vacant gas station could become the region’s next culinary hotbed.

A gas station at the corner of Tylers Place Boulevard and Tylersville Road in West Chester Twp. will soon become a dedicated food truck court. The Queen City Mobile Food Truck Association will open this location on Oct. 5 — a first for Greater Cincinnati, report our news partners at WCPO.

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“We will have a full lot of trucks, picnic tables … and parking along the outside perimeter,” Anthony Lange, the founder and president of QCMFTA, told WCPO.

The plan is to eventually outfit the 60,000-square-foot space with infrastructure, such as electrical drops, a deck for live entertainment and new blacktop. (NICK GRAHAM/STAFF)

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The food court will feature about a dozen food trucks and include on-site restrooms and sheltered seating.

The plan is to eventually outfit the 60,000-square-foot space with infrastructure, such as electrical drops, a deck for live entertainment and new blacktop.

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“We’re going to build a bar and indoor seating, but we’re not planning on having a liquor permit at this point. Maybe down the road,” Lange told WCPO.

Although there won’t be a commercial kitchen at the West Chester Twp. facility — which means the food truck operators will need to cook in their trucks — it will have the rest of the support structure for a food truck operation, WCPO reports.

MORE DETAILS

WHAT: West Chester Food Truck Court

WHERE: 7782 Tylers Place Boulevard, West Chester Township

WHEN: Projected opening is Oct. 5 daily Tuesdays through Saturday until mid-November

MORE INFO: Visit www.qcmfta.com or call 513-818-1733

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