Crème Brulee food truck rolls into Lawrence

For four years, Eric and Julie Ireland have been serving up crème brûlée in Phoenix, Arizona, all out of a big green food truck called Torched Goodness. While their business has really caught fire, the Ireland’s decided it was time for a change and headed to the heartland. “We’re hoping to do what we did in Phoenix and be on the ground level of a trend taking off, and Lawrence is a town we real

Food truck sells creme brulee in Phoenix, Scottsdale

Randy Cordova - The Arizona Republic Eric Ireland has a Chevy step van and has formed a business called Torched Goodness that sells creme brulee from the van. Sightings of gourmet-dessert trucks are about as rare in the Valley as snowfall, although one man is hoping to change that. TORCHED GOODNESS Follow Torched Goodness at or call 480-620-0571. Here’s where to find the foo

Food Truck Frenzy – Eric Ireland of Torched Goodness

Eric Ireland, torch in hand, is ready to burn something up — and hopefully it’s creme brulee With the sweet smell of caramelized sugar floating from his white catering truck, Chef Eric Ireland plays with fire on a daily basis. In fact, when he’s not concocting next week’s flavors or updating his faithful followersabout his next stop, that’s pretty much all he does. As a 20-ye

North Scottsdale Farmers Market is a startup helping other small businesses

Thank you Merissa for sharing the North Scottsdale Farmers Market startup story and for being a valuable business community member.  The attached  picture features the Mayor, Merissa and Mary (co-founder) on their opening day for the ribbon cutting ceremony. What made you start your own business? The current economy. I was happily employed at a very energetic company run by inspirational entrepreneurs. After

Gourmet specialty food trucks rockin’ the Valley food scene

by Catherine Holland | | Posted on September 1, 2010 at 10:50 AM PHOENIX – It’s a new trend in food is specialty gourmet food trucks. These are about the furthest things from roach coaches. As David Tyda of explained, the proprietors of these trucks specialize in niche foods. They do one thing and they do it very well. Much to the delight of Tara Hitchcock and Scott Pasm