Mobile food and drink vendors a hit in Shire of Mundaring


Alisha Parrella and Kate Kendrick, of Mopoke Coffee, voted by some as the best coffee in Perth. Picture: David Baylis www.communitypix.com.au   d462509
Alisha Parrella and Kate Kendrick, of Mopoke Coffee, voted by some as the best coffee in Perth. Picture: David Baylis www.communitypix.com.au d462509

COMMUNITY feedback has been positive since the introduction of mobile vendors in the Shire of Mundaring.

Councillors approved the new policy about six months ago after receiving requests from businesses to operate on shire land.

Mobile businesses have the advantage of travelling to customers in areas where their services are in demand and five vendors at the Sculpture Park have proved popular.

Shire President John Daw said the owners reported great feedback and received rave reviews from customers, shared widely on social media.

A regular visitor to the park is Mopoke Coffee owned by Kate Kendrick and voted Best Coffee in Perth by listeners to The Jam with Janelle and Sam on FM radio station 94.5.

“It means that we are fulfilling our mission to make the best coffee we can,” Ms Kendrick said. “It’s a big deal to us.”

Cr Daw said he anticipated businesses at other locations including Brown Park to experience similar success over summer and as the community becomes more aware of their presence.

“Mobile vendors build atmosphere and a community vibe.”

New mobile businesses interested in operating should contact the Shire at shire@mundaring.|wa.gov.au.

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