Roots Charlotte catering

Thursday, August 21st Menu

Good Morning,

Today we are bringing the little truck to 3rd & Tryon today. The new one is receiving a paint job and planning out some graphics! We were thinking a hand painted mural on one side and then our logo and info on the other.  What do you think? This weekend we will be serving lunch at Atherton tomorrow and then breakfast on Saturday. We will also be at Triple C brewery for lunch on Sunday.  Don’t forget to check out website for the most current menu or our Facebook page to see the latest updates.

 Thursday’s Menu

 Curry Chicken Salad Wrap

Cucumbers, Sprouts, Greens, Grilled Red Onion

 Cuban

House Made Ham, Pickles, Swiss, Mustard, Pulled Pork, Ciabatta

 (V) Thai Curry Veggie Wrap

Fire Roasted Veggies, Greens, Thai Curry

 Free Range Chicken Ranchero Wrap

Chicken, Tortillas, Peach Sweet Corn Pico, Queso Fresco

 Sides

Cucumber Salad

Seasonal Green salad

See you at the Cart!

Craig

Roots taco day challenge

Taco Challenge Winner- Soul Food Taco!

Good Morning,

We had so many great submissions this week for the Taco Day Challenge! Here’s a quick glimpse of the runner ups. Korean BBQ with cilantro lime relish and chili soy vinaigrette, queso deluxe with spicy ground beef, lettuce, onion, tomato and melted queso or the refried beans and pork taco. After all was said and done the vote went for the Soul Food taco with local pulled pork, wilted greens, black eye peas and topped with a touch of hot sauce! There’s free lunch in store every week that you submit the winning taco. If you want to try out the Soul Food taco this week stop by 3rd & Tryon from 11:30-1:30pm. We’ll see you soon.

Wednesday Taco Day

2 for $7 or 3 for $10

Soul Food Taco – Taco Challenge Winner!

Smoked Pulled Pork, with Lightly Wilted Kale, Seasoned Black eyed and Pink Eyed Peas, and Roots Recipe Hot Sauce

Sweet and Sour Chicken Taco

Poultry Junction Free Range Chicken lightly fried and tossed in Orange Ginger Glaze with stir fried zucchini, squash and carrot noodles, coriander leaf and sesame seed

 Green Curry Chicken Taco

Poultry Junction Farm’s Free Range Chicken, Topped with Green Curry Sauce, Purple Pickled Watermelon Rind, Creamy Yellow Goat Cheese

BLTACO

Seasoned Julienned Kale, house cured bacon, marinated cherry tomatoes and black pepper roasted garlic aioli

 Ratatouille Taco

Roasted Eggplant, Zucchini, Peppers, Caramelized Onions, Fresh herb sand Garlic all Simmered in a Rich Tomato Sauce and Topped with Fresh Grated Parmesan

 Sides

Local Cucumber and Mixed Baby Heirloom Tomato Salad

Beer Braised Black Beans

With caramelized onion and fresh jalapeno

 See you at the Cart!

Craig

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Lunch at Atherton Market Today!

 Good Morning,

Today we are taking the truck out to Atherton Market from 11:30am-1:30pm. It’s a beautiful day and the market is open late, until 7pm with many of the vendors arriving around lunch time.  For the rest of the week we will be running the truck tomorrow at 3rd & Tryon and then again on Thursday. Friday and Saturday we will be at Atherton Market. We have a NEW taco day challenge winner this week. Tomorrow we will feature the Soul Food Taco! More details to come…

 Mains

Chimichurri Roja Steak Sandwich

Arugula, Paisano Bread, Fresh Cilantro, Goat Cheese Amarillo, Pressed

 Curry Chicken Salad Wrap

Cucumbers, Sprouts, Greens, Grilled Red Onion

 Cuban

House Made Ham, Pickles, Swiss, Mustard, Pulled Pork, Ciabatta

 Free Range Chicken Rancheros

Chicken, Tortillas, Peach Sweet Corn Pico, Queso Fresco

 Fried Trout Po Boy

NC Trout, Chow Chow, Remoulade

 (V) Coconut Curry Veggie Wrap

Fire Roasted Veggies, Greens, Thai Curry

 Sides

Babaganoush with Pitas

Seasonal Salad

Summer Cucumber Salad

 See you at the Cart!

Craig

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Breakfast at the Mill

Happy Friday!

The smell of the fresh-baked zucchini bread has been infiltrating the whole kitchen this afternoon.  We’re bringing it to the market tomorrow for zucchini bread french toast. It’s going to be great weather this weekend so we hope to see you tomorrow or on Sunday at Triple C. The truck will be serving lunch starting at 1:30pm.

Breakfast at the Mill

 Zucchini Bread French Toast $6.50

French Toast Style Zucchini Bread topped with Fresh Orange Glaze and Confectioners’ Sugar

 Roots Hash $7.00

Roasted Potatoes and Sweet Potatoes with Sautéed Bell peppers, Onions, and Garlic Topped with a free Range fried egg and Roasted Tomato Gravy

 Sausage and Pepper Frittata $7.00

Windy Hill Farm’s Pasture Raised Pork Sausage Baked Together with Peppers and Onions with Fresh Herbs and Roasted Garlic Aioli

 Brioche Benny $7.00

Nova’s Bakery Brioche, Sliced Ham, Wilted Kale and Fluffy Hollandaise

See you at the Cart!

Craig

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Lunch at Atherton Market

Good Morning,

Happy Friday! It looks like the weekend is going to be awesome weather and we will be bringing the truck out each day. Today we are serving lunch at Atherton market from 11:30am-1:30pm. Tomorrow we will be returning to the market for breakfast from 8:30am-12:30pm. On Sunday you can find us at Triple C brewing starting at 1:30pm. Don’t forget next week we will be adding a Tuesday spot at Atherton market for lunch. We hope you have a fantastic weekend and hope to see you out and about!

 Lunch at Atherton Market

 Curry Chicken Salad Wrap

Cucumbers, Sprouts, Greens, Grilled Red Onion

 Gluten Free Ricotta Gnocchi

Assorted Cherry Toms, Lemon, White Wine, Celery, Super thin Red Onion, Squash, Parm, Cream, Herbs

 Cuban

House Made Ham, Pickles, Swiss, Mustard, Pulled Pork, Ciabatta

 Free Range Chicken Rancheros

Chicken, Tortillas, Peach Sweet Corn Pico, Queso Fresco

 (V) Black Bean Burger

Roots recipe with Smoked Chili Aioli served over Green, Sprouts

 (V) Coconut Curry Veggie Wrap

Fire Roasted Veggies, Greens, Thai Curry

 Sides

Babaganoush with Pitas

Bean Salad

See you at the Cart!

Craig

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Thursday, August 14th Menu

Good Morning,

Today we are introducing some new menu items for lunch at 3rd & Tryon. Check out the Chimichurri Steak, Curry Chicken salad or Fried Trout Po Boy. We will be posting a picture of the trout on our website and Facebook page this morning.  Tomorrow we will be at Atherton market for lunch and then again on Saturday for breakfast. I’m hearing talks of Zucchini bread French toast for Saturday!!

Next week we are planning on adding lunch at Atherton market on Tuesday so if you work in the area or from home it’s a great place to take a break and grab lunch. We’ll see you all soon!

 Thursday’s Menu

 Chimichurri Roja Steak Sandwich

Arugula, Paisano Bread, Fresh Cilantro, Goat Cheese Amarillo, Pressed

 Curry Chicken Salad Wrap

Cucumbers, Sprouts, Greens, Grilled Red Onion

 Gluten Free Ricotta Gnocchi

Assorted Cherry Toms, Lemon, White Wine, Celery, Super thin Red Onion, Squash, Parm, Cream, Herbs

 Cuban

House Made Ham, Pickles, Swiss, Mustard, Pulled Pork, Ciabatta

 Free Range Chicken Rancheros

Chicken, Tortillas, Peach Sweet Corn Pico, Queso Fresco

 (V) Black Bean Burger

Roots recipe with Smoked Chili Aioli served over Green, Sprouts

 Fried Trout Po Boy

NC Trout, Chow Chow, Remoulade

 (V) Coconut Curry Veggie Wrap

Fire Roasted Veggies, Greens, Thai Curry

 Sides

Watermelon Gazpacho

Babaganoush with Pitas

Bean Salad

See you at the Cart!

Craig

roots taco day challenge

Week 3 Taco Day Winner – Cubano Taco!

Happy Wednesday!

We weren’t kidding when we said free lunch every week on taco day! This week’s taco challenge winner keeps coming up with the great ideas and she’s on a hot streak right now with 2 weeks in a row.  The winning taco today is the Cubano taco with house smoked local ham, pickled okra, swiss, dijon aioli and local pulled pork.  Doesn’t get any better :) We’ll be at 3rd and Tryon until 1:30pm serving these up.

For the remainder of the week you can find us at 3rd and Tryon tomorrow for lunch and Atherton market on Friday and Saturday. If you ever want to see what today’s lunch looks like check out our Instagram or Facebook page. While you’re there enter to win the taco day challenge every Monday.

Wednesday Taco Day

 2 for $7 or 3 for $10

 Free Range Spicy Chicken Taco

Poultry Junction Farm’s Free Range Chicken, Roasted and Simmered in our Spicy Romesco and Topped with Sweet Corn and Heirloom Tomato Pico

 Cubano Taco

Pasture Raised Pulled Pork, House Made Ham, Pickled Okra, Swiss Cheese and Dijon Aioli

 Blackened Fish Taco

NC Trout, Blackened and topped with Barbee Farm’s Green Tomato and Cucumber Relish

 Patatas Bravas Taco

Roasted sweet potatoes, russet and red bliss potatoes with caramelized onion Cajun Sauce and Cumin Dusted Crispy tortilla strips

 Local Legumes

Black Eyed Peas, Pink Eyed Peas, and Butter Peas dressed in roasted red pepper and cilantro vinaigrette

 Arroz Verde

Long Grain Basmati Rice infused with Fresh Mint and Lemon

 See you at the Cart!

Craig

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Breakfast at the Mill

Happy Friday!

Below is the breakfast menu for Atherton Market tomorrow. We will be there from 8:30am-12:30m. The market is still filled with late summer produce including watermelons, zucchini, yellow squash and other goodies. We will be there in the new food truck so if you don’t recognize the truck it’s still Roots!

 Breakfast at the Mill

 Roots Hash

Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Potatoes, Peppers, Onions, and Garlic topped with free range fried egg and roasted tomato gravy

$7

 Ham Egg and Cheese

Nova’s Bakery Bagel with Chapel Hill Creamery’s Farmhouse Cheese Spread, Arugula, house made Ham and Fried Egg

$7

Or just egg and cheese…..$5.50

 Juevos Rancheros

Windy Hill Farm’s Sausage, Peppers, Onions, Scrambled Egg, Heirloom Tomato Salsa and Smoky Sour Cream

2 for $7.50

 Vegetarian Biscuits and Cajun Gravy

House made buttermilk biscuits, and Cajun spiced vegetarian gravy topped with slivered green onion

$6.00

 See you at the Cart!

Craig

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Good Morning,

Today the new food truck will be at Atherton market for lunch from 11:30am-1:30pm. If you haven’t had a chance to try out the new menu yesterday, come grab a table outside and enjoy the hustle and bustle of the market. We will also be back at the market tomorrow for breakfast from 8:30am-12:30pm. The menu will be posted this afternoon. We hope you have a fantastic weekend and can’t wait to see you all next week with even more new menu items!!

Friday Lunch at Atherton Market

  Ricotta Gnudi $7

Skillet seared Gnudi with sliced Red Onion, Celery, Yellow Squash, Zucchini, in a lemon and white wine sauce with Parmesan and Fresh Herbs Free Range Chicken Rancheros $7

Spiced Free Range Chicken with and Sweet Corn Chow Chow and topped with Crumbled Feta

  Fried Green Tomato Sammy $6

Served on Nova’s Sourdough with Roasted Tomato Pepper Aioli and Fresh Greens

  Roots Cuban $7

House Made Pickles, Ham, Swiss, Spicy Mustard and Pulled Pork on Ciabatta

  Babaganoush with Grilled Pitas

  Watermelon Gazpacho

  3 Bean Salad $2

With Black Eye Peas, Pink Eye Peas, Butter peas and Roasted Red Pepper Vinaigrette

  Pasta Salad $2

With Grilled Seasonal Veggies

 See you at the Cart!

Craig

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Lunch with the New Food Truck Today!

Hello,

We are starting to roll of a new expanded food truck menu today with a NEW ROOTS FOOD TRUCK.  Don’t get nervous if you don’t see the smaller cart out there today. The new, larger truck has finally made its way from Maryland to its new home in Charlotte.  We are going to have it painted and add lots of awesome custom wood accents so it fits right in. Jackie will be out front still welcoming you all and we know you will enjoy the new menu. Breakfast for the Roots’ crew this morning was the ricotta gnudi and it made for one great late summer dish. We can’t wait to get out there today!

 Thursday’s Menu

 Ricotta Gnudi $7

Skillet seared Gnudi with sliced Red Onion, Celery, Yellow Squash, Zucchini, in a lemon and white wine sauce with Parmesan and Fresh Herbs

 Free Range Chicken Rancheros $7

Spiced Free Range Chicken with and Sweet Corn Chow Chow and topped with Crumbled Feta

 Fried Green Tomato Sammy $6

Served on Nova’s Sourdough with Roasted tomato Pepper Aioli and Fresh Greens

 Roots Cuban $7

House made Ham, Pickled, Swiss, Spicy Mustard and Pulled Pork on Ciabatta

 Babaganoush with Pitas

 Watermelon Gazpacho

 3 Bean Salad $2

With Black Eye Peas, Pink Eye Peas, Butter peas and Roasted Red Pepper Vinaigrette

 Green Salad $2

With Local Figs, Cucumbers and Herb Vinaigrette

 See you at the Cart!

Craig