News from foodPark, Cambridge’s leading street food market operator
Heidi White at foodPark – credit: Stella Pereira.
This month foodPark’s founder Heidi White steps down, five years after setting up the city’s street food collective and operator of street food lunch markets. As Heidi hands over the reins to foodPark’s new owner, fans of Cambridge street food will be happy to hear that the weekly lunch markets are still going strong. foodPark’s new owner, Rebecca Chong, has big plans for the future of foodPark too, spelling exciting times ahead for the city’s food truck scene.
Local award-winning foodie and Eat Cambridge festival organiser Heidi White founded foodPark’s street food market business in the summer of 2014, which also created Cambridge’s buzzing street food scene. From humble beginnings on a scrap of undeveloped land at the CB1 Estate by Cambridge Station, to today’s multiple lunch market pitches, via scores of pop-up events, and hugely popular foodPark NIGHT MARKETS along the way, foodPark’s incredible street food journey has spanned half a decade and helped shaped the landscape of Cambridge’s food scene.
Heidi White at foodPark – credit: Charlotte Griffiths
Due to a growing family and the wish to pursue other projects, the time has come for founder Heidi to move on from the ownership and operation of foodPark. She will be leaving the lunch markets in the capable hands of local events organiser Rebecca Chong who has been the person responsible for the successful Off the Beaten Truck street food events in Saffron Walden and also has experience running her own business, Tribecca Coffee. Rebecca intends to continue the foodPark brand and ethos we all know and love and shares Heidi’s same dedication and passion for high quality street food.
With immediate effect, Heidi waves a fond farewell to foodPark, its traders, and customers, and hands over to Rebecca, but it really is still business as usual at foodPark! You’ll be able to find the lunch market line-ups on foodPark’s social channels as always, and you can check what’s happening and track us down at foodparkcam.com. If you need to contact foodPark or Becca just drop a line to: firstname.lastname@example.org