#097: Franchising Your Business Model – Tap Truck

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Corbin – Tap Truck & Corbin’s Q – San Diego, CA

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  • Corbin O’Reilly is the owner of Tap Truck, a mobile bar service, and Corbin’s Q, a Santa Maria style barbecue restaurant and BBQ Catering Company in San Diego.
  • Serving brews, wines, ciders or cocktails; Tap Truck offers local craft beverages combined with a passion for restoring old pick-up trucks.
  • Creating an experience with Tap Truck that appeals to anyone who is a fan of craft beer, vintage Americana, or classic cars.
  • The value of learning from your mistakes and how to overcome operational obstacles with a strong team
  • Establishing, maintaining and scaling a franchise business model across multiple states.
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Tap Truck

Website – https://taptrucksd.com/

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/taptrucksd/

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Corbin’s Q

Website – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGJGatNXQeY

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/corbinsq/

Twitter – https://twitter.com/CorbinsQ

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/CorbinsQ/



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Maynards BBQ Team – @Maynards_BBQ

Corbin’s Q Catering Manager Josh – @beall88

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  • “Poolside, 9th hole-side, wherever you need the Tap Truck as long as you can fit a vehicle there. Perfect stuff.” – [16:50] Corbin O’Reilly
  • “If you’re a fan of craft beer, if you’re a fan of vintage Americana, if you’re a fan of classic cars, you’re gonna be a fan of Tap Truck. Having that at your biggest day or at a simple celebration. Why not?” – [18:45] Corbin O’Reilly
  • “We sell more sauce than I ever thought we could sell and it all come from people standing out there and tasting… 50% of the people try your sauce buy it.” [28:00] Derek Marso

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