Details

Through the VTCRC 360°: Corporate Wellness Program​ we strive to provide tenants with a variety of healthy eating options for their employees in and around the research park. The seasonal VTCRC Food Truck Program will provide service in the research park weekly from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. or when food runs out.


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When


  • Seasonally thru spring, summer and fall, weather permitting
  • Some Tuesdays and most Thursdays
  • 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. or when food runs out
Where

Tuesday location


1311 Research Center Drive & 1691 Innovation Drive Parking Lot



Conveniently located near the VTCRC Pavilion and soccer field

Thursday location


2200 Kraft Drive Parking Lot & 2202 Kraft Drive Parking Lot



Close in proximity to the VTCRC Amphitheater by the lake

Agenda

Winter

Block.One 1701 Kraft Drive - Lower Parking Lot

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.


Friday February 7, 2020

Mann's Sausage


Friday February 21, 2020

 Mann's Mann's Sausage


Friday March 6, 2020

Big D's BBQ and Ribs


Tuesday March 10, 2020

Lazy Bulldog


Friday March 20, 2020

 Big D's BBQ and Ribs


Thursday March 26, 2020

Chef Claytor's Dream on a Plate

Spring

Tuesday March 31, 2020       

Mann's Sausage - Beasts of the Streets


Thursday April 2, 2020         

Big Ds BBQ and Ribs - Mountain Grille


Tuesday April 7, 2020           

Grumpy Pig - Mann's Sausage


Thursday April 9, 2020

Dream on a Plate - Thai This


Tuesday April 14, 2020        

Big Ds BBQ and Ribs - Beasts of the Streets 


Thursday April 16, 2020       

Lazy Bulldog - Creole That


Tuesday April 21, 2020         

Master Sergeant BBQ - Big Ds BBQ and Ribs


Thursday April 23, 2020       

Master Sergeant BBQ - Beasts of the Streets


Tuesday April 28, 2020

Grumpy Pig - Lazy Bulldog


Thursday April 30, 2020

Mountain Grille - Mann's Sausage


Tuesday May 5, 2020 

Master Sergeant BBQ - OPEN Need 1 Truck


Thursday May 7, 2020          

Lazy Bulldog - Beasts of the Streets


Tuesday May 12, 2020        

 Big Ds BBQ and Ribs - Mann's Sausage


Thursday May 14, 2020

Mountain Grille - Thai This


Tuesday May 19, 2020         

Mann's Sausage - Creole That


Thursday May 21, 2020

Creole That -  Thai This


Tuesday May 26, 2020         

Beasts of the Streets - Big Ds BBQ and Ribs


Thursday May 28, 2020

Creole That -  Thai This


Tuesday June 2, 2020

Grumpy Pig - Mann's Sausage


Thursday June 4, 2020

Dream on a Plate - Thai This


Tuesday June 9, 2020            

Beasts of the Streets - Mann's Sausage 


Thursday June 11, 2020

Mountain Grille -  Thai This


Thursday June 11, 2020 

Mountain Grille -  Thai This


Tuesday June 16, 2020

Grumpy Pig - Creole That


Thursday June 18, 2020       

Dream on a Plate - Creole That

Summer             


Tuesday June 23, 2020

Big Ds BBQ and Ribs - Creole That


Thursday June 25, 2020

 Mann's Sausage - Creole That


Tuesday June 30, 2020 

Grumpy Pig - Beasts of the Streets


Thursday July 9, 2020 

Lazy Bulldog - Thai This


Thursday July16, 2020

Master Sergeant BBQ - Beasts of the Streets


Thursday July 23, 2020

Mountain Grille -  Creole That


Thursday July 30, 2020  

Big Ds BBQ and Ribs - Mann's Sausage


Thursday August 6, 2020      

Lazy Bulldog -  Thai This


Thursday August 13, 2020     

Mountain Grille - Dream on a Plate


Thursday August 20, 2020  

Grumpy Pig - Creole That


Thursday August 27, 2020                

 Big Ds BBQ and Ribs - Beasts of the Streets


Thursday September 3, 2020

Mann's Sausage - Thai This


Thursday September 10, 2020          

Master Sergeant BBQ - Beasts of the Streets


Thursday September 17, 2020          

Lazy Bulldog - Dream on a Plate

Fall

Thursday September 24, 2020

Grumpy Pig - Creole That


Thursday October 1, 2020 

Beasts of the Streets - Mann's Sausage


Thursday October 8, 2020 

 Mountain Grille - Dream on a Plate


Thursday October 15, 2020  

Grumpy Pig -  Creole That


Thursday October 22, 2020

Grumpy Pig - Creole That


Thursday October 29, 2020 

Lazy Bulldog -  Thai This

Food Truck Vendors

Food Truck Vendors

Through our VTCRC 360° Corporate Wellness Program​​ we strive to provide tenants with a variety of healthy options for meals for their employees in and around the research park.

  • Thai This

    Brian Lawson

    We offer you a great selection of unique Thai dishes, traditional selections prepared for you grilled or stir fried to your preference from our truck window.

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  • Mann's Sausage

    Nathaniel Haile

    Manns Sausage Company is a family-run operation with the vision to produce our lean pork sausages for the public to enjoy as we have enjoyed for generations. Started by our Manns family ancestors in the early 1900’s, making fresh and smoked sausage on the farm has been a family tradition ever since. We're proud to bring these products to market so that everyone can experience what friends and relatives of the Manns family have known for decades: quality lean pork sausage that is an every day, every meal menu item.

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  • Creole That

    Juli Dellorso

    Creole food served the Cajun way using fresh ingredients and trusted family recipes.

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  • Big D's BBQ & Ribs

    David Deese

    David & Jeanne started Big D's BBQ & Ribs in 2017, with their two daughters, Mallory and Alexis, as a hobby. We have grown to providing quality food at a location near you.

    Send us a comment or request Big D's at your event. Ask us about catering options... the possibilities are endless.

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  • Chef Claytor's Dream on a Plate

    Julius Claytor

    Whether it's a special event at the office, birthday party, cookout, or your wedding day, Chef Claytor's Dream On A Plate food truck/ catering is an amazing, memorable experience. Book with us today!!!!!!!!

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  • Master Sergeant BBQ

    Dr. Rhoda & Leonard Murray

    Master Sergeant BBQ is veteran owned and operated mobile food trailer and catering service owned and operated by South Carolina natives, Retired Master Sergeant, Leonard Murray and his wife, Dr. Rhoda Murray. As a soldier, BBQ and grilling has always been a part of our lives. Throughout our travels with the military we would often host soldiers and friends to backyard BBQs. After years of experimenting with BBQ, we thought we knew about good BBQ and had a dream of starting a BBQ business. Ret. MSG Murray served 31 years in the Army and upon retirement in 2016 decided to pursue his dream of starting a mobile BBQ business by bringing his southern, South Carolina style BBQ skills to SW Virginia. Parties, events, festivals, weddings, cookouts, office lunches, corporate events, sporting events, or whatever the occasion....Master Sergeant BBQ- we can come to you or just follow the smoke to visit us at our next location!

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  • Grumpy Pig Barbeque

    Danny lucas

    BBQ Food trailer serving the New River Valley. Slow smoked pulled pork, smoked chicken and southern sides.

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  • The Beasts of the Streets

    Lee Mills

    Food Truck with pizza, wings, Italian Ice, Gelato. We are available for lunch and dinner events and catering 7 days a week. You may call or use the Facebook appointment application to view our current availability and request or services.

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  • Lazy Bulldog Food Truck

    Brandon Stinnett

    Traveling all over the country, being inspired by bold flavors and unique cuisines from the back roads of our great nation, Chef Brandon built an insatiable palate and a collection of unique recipes that for years he only had the ability to share with those closest to him. In 2019, Brandon, his wife Jennifer and their two daughters decided to share their flavors with the Roanoke Valley and opened the Lazy Bulldog Food Truck.
    ​Operated by husband and wife team and two young daughters, we are a family based company whose goal it is to provide home cooked, original food creations that everyone can enjoy. Every dish blends traditional family recipes with an urban flair for a perfect balance of excitement and flavor.
    We pride ourselves on the freshest ingredients, best quality marinated meats and 100% artisanal burger blends. Everything is hand crafted and arranged new day by day; from our signature sauces to our unique savory sides.
    Above all else we pride ourselves in family.
    We cater to everyone in the family, from your picky little eaters to your family protector and best friend. This is why not only do we take our time to craft mouth watering meals for the humans in your life but also delectable treats and organic dishes for your furry companions as well.
    Come visit Lazy Bulldog Food Truck or better yet, we can come to you!

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  • Mountain Grille

    Terri Nichols

    Run by a husband and wife team who've cashed in their substantial brick-and-mortar experience to follow their ultimate dream of food truck glory, Mountain Grille is traveling through Salem and beyond and delivering the goods everywhere they go.

    Elevated Virginia comfort's the name of their game, and it's a game they play to win, each and every time. Burgers, sandwiches and subs line a menu that hits hunger hard and doesn't apologize. And with taste like this, why should it? Track down the food truck and get to sharing Mountain Grille's dream - once you do, it's gonna be the only dream you have for a while. Not that you'll be complaining.

    MUST TRY

    Double Butter Burger - Winner of Burgerfest, it's a juicy double beef patty topped with melted garlic butter, nestled under cheese, and destined for your mouth. Be smart & don't fight destiny, it'd be a fool's errand.

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Printable Schedule

Block.One Program.pdfdownload
Food Truck Schedule - REV3.pdfdownload

Because we often spend 40 + hours a week working, the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center wants a community that promotes a complete well-rounded program to promote healthiness for both mind and body. Our focus is to provide companies with six essential elements to assist your employees with a fulfilled balanced life through our VTCRC 360°: Corporate Wellness Program.


PURPOSE Liking what you do each day and being motivated to achieve your goals

SOCIAL Having supportive relationships and networking interactions

FINANCIAL Managing your economic life to reduce stress and increase security

COMMUNITY Liking where you live and having pride in your community

PHYSICAL Having good health and enough energy to get things done daily

HEALTHY EATING Making good food choices to fit your health and dietary goals