California Hot Dog Cart


California Hot Dog Cart


  • –  3 Full size steam table w/controls (pans included)
  • –  4 Sinks (wash, rinse, sanitize & hand washing)
  • –  Hot & cold pressurized water (four swivel faucets)
  • –  Removable towing bar
  • –  4 Gallon water heater
  • –  20 Gallon fresh water tank
  • –  30 Gallon disposed water tank w/drain valve
  • –  Compact refrigerator with adjustable shelves & interior light



The steam table on the California hot dog cart has three powerful cast iron burners and can accommodate various size pots and lids. You can use the steamer for the buns, chili and sauerkraut. You can also steam your hot dogs since each steam table has its own burner and shut off valve. The stainless steel pans and lids (3 spillage pans, 4 1/2 pans and 6 1/6 pans and 2 roll tops) are easily removable for cleaning. NSF approved pans and lids.

SINKS (4 total)

The California hot dog cart has three ware washing sinks with hot and cold water. Each ware washing sink is large enough to accommodate the largest utensil. Ware washing sinks are 12″ wide x 12″ long x 10″ deep. Each ware washing sink has a mixing swivel faucet capable of providing hot water at a minimum of 120 degrees Fahrenheit and cold water at 99 degrees Fahrenheit or less as required by law.

An 8″ high metal splashguard separates the hand washing sink from the other three sinks. The hand washing sink is 12″ wide x 9″ long x 10″ deep. It has the same swivel faucet type as the others.


The water heater has a four gallon capacity and can heat water to a minimum of 90 degrees Fahrenheit.  A water line connects the heater with the fresh water tank.


The California hot dog cart has an electrical water pump capable of delivering a minimum of 1 gallon per minute of hot and cold water.


The 4/5 gallon potable water tanks on the California hot dog cart are sufficient in volume to fulfill the required 5 gallon minimum for hand washing and the 15 gallon for ware washing and food preparation.


Four sink drains connect to the waste water tank on the California hot dog cart with watertight seals. The wastewater tank has an air vent water flow to prevent potential flooding of the interior of the cart. The tank has a capacity of 36 gallons and it has a discharge valve to facilitate complete draining.


The insulated beverage bin on the California hot dog cart is easily reachable for customers to help themselves. It maximizes the life of ice and has its own drain and plug. It holds 144 cans and is easy to refill. The hinged lid has a chrome handle.


The California hot dog cart has an electrical refrigeration unit to store all potentially hazardous foods as required by California law.


There are two storage compartments on the California hot dog cart. One is in the front and one is in the back. The storage compartment in the back is the perfect place to keep extra napkins, extra foil, paper bags, straws, tongs, spoons, etc. The storage compartment in the front under the steam table is the place to keep your fresh hot dog buns. Both compartments have a door with a safety latch.


The 9 ft. market umbrellas on the California hot dog cart can be the color of your choice. The umbrella holders are at each side of the cart, which gives you perfect shade. Every now and then you can remove the cloth part of the umbrellas and through them in the laundry machine.
Market umbrellas are less expensive and faster to replace than vinyl umbrellas. Vinyl umbrellas are high maintenance because they collect a lot of grease and dust. Therefore, you will have to clean them with soap and a brush at least once a week.


The steam table on the California hot dog cart run on propane. Two twenty-pound propane tanks (not included) are located at the front part of the trailer in its own propane compartment. This compartment has an easily-accessible door and a safety latch.


The California hot dog cart rests on a D.O.T. approved heavy duty trailer (title available) with baked enamel finished. The leaf spring suspension system allows you to tow it at freeway speeds with safety. The tires size is 4.8” x 8” standard.


The  cart towing bar is removable (great feature, as this looks better and you can walk around the trailer without having to jump over it).The ball coupler is 1 7/8″ an it has two safety chains, and it is also available with an optional 2″ size.


The lights on the California hot dog cart are tail, stop, signal and hazards. The wiring harness for the lights is male. The lights come with a license plate holder.


Keep your California hot dog cart on the level with this easy-to-use 1,500 lb. capacity swing-back trailer jack. The jack has a side crank handle to level it. Just fold it back and away for travelling.



The brochure contains the information need it by Health Departments to pre-approve your hot dog cart and after a physical inspection get you the final approval for the Mobile Food License.

    In this PDF format document you will find:
  • • Manufacturer’s information
  • • Four photos of the hot dog cart
  • • Main features
  • • Detailed description
  • • Specifications

    • Three schematics drawings (upper, right and left views)

      One left-clicked on the link below to open the brochure to print or download it. You can also copy the link and email it to your health department inspector.

      California Hot Dog Cart Brochure


Schematics allow you to see the location of all significant parts and equipment and the overall dimensions of the hot dog cart. They are available in three different views (top, left and right). Most Health Departments require them as a part of the Mobile Food License Application. The schematics are also included in the brochure for the hot dog cart.

One left-clicked on the links below to view, print or download them.



12v Refrigerator $975
2″ Ball coupler w/safety chains $32
24″ Commercial griddle $720
5 Pans condiment table $110
Extra side shelf each $70
LED tail lights $64
Napkin dispenser $19
Potato chips clips each $10

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