Member Spotlight: El Gallito Mexican Food Truck

Authentic Mexican Food in Renton? If you haven’t visited CIE member Elizabeth Romero’s food truck yet, you really must. CIE worked with MercyCorps Northwest to support El Gallito Mexican Food Truck with her business plan and financial projections, which resulted in a loan to fund her launch.

Elizabeth is a first generation immigrant who has had a dream of owning her own business for years. For the past three years, she has been using her own saved money to slowly accumulate the equipment and supplies she would need to open her own food truck. She came to MercyCorps Northwest to borrow the last bit of capital necessary to pay for permits, licenses and starting inventory. The business is doing well and is busy! If you’re in a rush, be sure to call or text your order ahead.

Elizabeth hopes to be able to hire additional employees soon, and has plans to add new products. Eventually, the family plans to pass the business along to their two (currently school-aged) children, and then open an additional food truck.

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Or in person at:

10545 SE Carr Rd

Renton, Washington

(425) 647-0660

Open Monday – Saturday