Street Food Institute | Eat

Our food trucks, café and custom catering offer experience for students and outstanding food for you or your event.

The Trucks

An essential learning tool in the SFI Training Program is our fleet of three food trucks where students can take classroom skills right to the street.

SFI trucks are open for business throughout the community at busy local venues, special events and catering assignments where they serve healthy, affordable and creatively prepared meals.

Under professional supervision, SFI students take care of business, sourcing, preparing, cooking, serving and managing the day’s receipts.

As regular SFI customers will tell you, pride is on every menu, everyday. These motivated students are known for their exceptionally delicious, professionally prepared and truly inspired meals.

With two full time food trucks in service, chances are an SFI food truck is somewhere close to you right now.

Find a Truck Today

With two full time food trucks in service, chances are there is an SFI food truck somewhere close to you right now. Like us on Facebook to get our location updates.

Need A Truck For Your Event?

We’re always looking for opportunities to set-up where we’re needed. Let us be your turnkey solution for no-host food service at your next event. Especially in locations where food and beverage services are not close by, SFI food trucks are the perfect pop-up foodservice solution for special events, festivals, conferences, and large meetings.

Contact us to find out more about how SFI Food Trucks can enrich your event experience.



If you’re involved in organizing a special occasion, wedding, conference, business meeting or other engagement, SFI offers catering services for any event… large or small, casual to formal.

We’ll create a menu tailored to your tastes using seasonal ingredients, flavors from New Mexico or recipes from around the world. Whether your palate leans toward the exotic or towards local specialties, the SFI culinary team is ready to create a memorable food experience for your event.

Food Truck staff also welcome the challenge of designing customized menus to enhance your event theme, or to creatively accommodate specific dietary restrictions.

What better way to show your guests that you support your community through meaningful educational programs like SFI.


SFI Appetizer List

Cold or Room Temperature

(Minimum order of 50 pieces per item)

  • Guacamole and chips (V, GF, DF, QT) (add tomatillo-arbol salsa)
  • Catalonian Escalavida crostini with goat cheese, peppers, eggplant and tomatoes (V)
  • Shrimp summer rolls with mint and jalapeño (available as vegetarian)
  • Tuna tartare with miso and wasabi on sesame seed wontons
  • Roasted top sirloin and horseradish aioli crostini with caramelized onion and cherry tomato
  • Cherry tomato & mozzarella skewers with basil and brioche crouton (V)
  • Smoked salmon on Rye crostini with caper cream cheese and pickled red onion
  • Chipotle chicken & black bean empanadas with salsa arbol
  • Shrimp en Escabeche with Chips (GF)
  • Chicken Shawarma with Garlic Sauce



(Minimum order of 50 pieces per item)

  • Mini Buttermilk Fried Chicken and Dill Waffle with Maple-Mustard Glaze
  • Mini Calabacitas Fritters with Avocado Crema and Salsa Arbol (V, DF, GF)
  • Red Chile Pork Tamales (GF)
  • Green Chile with Cheese and Vegetable Tamales in Banana Leaf (V, GF)
  • Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Jalapeño Poppers (GF)
  • Marinated Fried Zucchini Satay with Scallion-Cilantro Sauce (V, GF, DF)
  • Grilled Chipotle and lime shrimp satay (GF)
  • Mushroom and mozzarella Arancini (fried risotto balls) with basil tomato sauce (V)
  • Vegetable Tofu Fritter with Teriyaki Sauce (V, GF)
  • Mini Falafel with Tzatziki and Pickled Red Onion (V)
  • Warm Brie Toast with Apple Chutney and Green Chile Gastrique (V)
  • Coconut Fried Shrimp with Teriyaki Sauce
  • Chicken Satay with a Thai Peanut Sauce
  • Smoked beef brisket adovada mini quesadillas with avocado crema

High End Appetizers

Teriyaki Pork Belly

Grilled skewers of tender pork belly with a sweet and tangy teriyaki sauce

Mini Lobster Rolls

Fresh Maine lobster lightly tossed in lemon and duke’s mayonnaise atop a mini soft buttery roll

Charred Grilled Oysters

Lemon oil & herbs

Fried Oyster Tostadita

Cornmeal fried oyster on a crisp tortilla with aji Amarillo remoulade

Tamarind Chicken Wings

Grilled chicken wings marinated in lime juice, tamarind puree, sugar and pepper flake topped with herbs, onions, and crushed peanuts

New England Style Mini Crabcakes

Topped with caper dill remoulade

Smoked Salmon en Croute

Smoked salmon and dill cream cheese wrapped in potato pastry with fried capers and lemon oil

Beef Carpaccio Crostini

Thinly shaved beef tenderloin on crostini with cured egg yolk, herbs and lemon aioli

Wild Mushroom Crostada

Wild mushroom duxelles, kale, and taleggio cheese pastry drizzled with truffle oil

Mini Beef Wellington

Seared beef tenderloin with mushrooms duxelles and foie gras wrapped in pastry and baked till crisp

Tuna Tartare Blini

Potato cake topped with minced Ahi, topped with tobiko and miso-wasabi sauce

We are happy to customize any menu.

Please ask about our house made desserts. 

SFI Fajita Bar

Ancho Chile Smoked Beef Fajitas

Slow smoked shredded beef sauteed with peppers and onions

Mojo Chicken Fajitas

Marinated chicken sauteed with peppers and onions



Grilled Lime and Cilantro Crema

Grilled Corn Pico de Gallo

Serrano Chile Salsa Verde

Arbol Chile Salsa Rojo

Classic Guacamole & Chips

Roasted Poblano Sharp Cheddar Queso

Our Taco Bar Fillings

Chipotle Roasted Pork Shoulder

Achiote Roasted Chicken

Vegetable Calabacitas


Fresh Corn Tortillas
Cotija Cheese
Blackened Tomatillo-Arbol Chile Salsa
Pico de Gallo
Grilled Pineapple-Habanero Salsa
Pickled Vegetables
Shredded Cabbage
Korean BBQ Sauce
House made Kimchi


Farmers Market Salad
featuring seasonal produce, Chile toasted pepitas, cilantro-lime vinaigrette and black beans

We are happy to customize any menu.

Please ask about our house made desserts. 

New Mexico Buffet

Taco Bar 

Calabacitas with Hatch Green Chile

Chipotle Roasted Chicken

Arbol Chile Salsa

Cotija Cheese

Pickled Vegetables




Red Chile Chicken Enchiladas 

Mini Bean and Chicharron Burritos with Green Chile

Chicos with Pinto Beans and Local Veggies 

Our Barbeque Menu with House Smoked Meats

Chipotle BBQ Beef Brisket

NC Style BBQ Pork Shoulder

Jamaican BBQ Jerk Chicken Quarters


(choice of 3)

New Mexico Potato Salad 
with red and green Chile

Grilled Summer Corn “Elotes”
with lime and Cotija cheese

Grilled Summer Vegetables

SFI Cole Slaw

Ranchero Beans

We are happy to customize any menu.

Please ask about our house made desserts. 

Asian Buffet


 Vietnamese spring rolls with shrimp, jalapeno and mint

Coconut Shrimp

Teriyaki Tofu Balls


Dinner Buffet

 Cucumber, tomato and green papaya salad

Tropical Fruit Medley

Papaya, mango, star fruit with fresh and pickled ginger

With a spicy citrus dressing

Miso glazed whole salmon

Sesame Noodles

Sticky Roasted Vegetables

Bok choy, Japanese eggplant, edemame

We are happy to customize any menu.

Please ask about our house made desserts. 

Elevated Southern Menu


Fried Green Tomatoes with Caper Remoulade Salad

Classic fried green tomatoes atop a light salad of lemony greens and


Crawfish Gumbo

Crawfish, shrimp, clam meat and andouille sausage cooked in a rich broth of peppers, onions, and creole spices

Entrees and Sides

Buttermilk Fried Chicken Thighs & Waffles

Bone-in chicken thighs, Cajun spiced and slowly fried till crisp and juicy


Country Style BBQ Pork Ribs

Fall off the bone juicy with a sweet and tangy BBQ Sauce

Sides (choose two)

Collard Greens

Red Beans and Rice

Cast iron Cornbread

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Four Cheese Mac & Cheese

We are happy to customize any menu.

Please ask about our house made desserts. 

Elevated Sicilian Style Pizza Bar


Roasted Grape and Burrata Salad

Hearty Greens, Roasted Garlic Parmesan Croutons, Grilled Tomato & Dill Dressing

 Insalata di Pasta

Cavatappi pasta salad with roasted tomatoes, olives, basil, mozzarella, sweet teardrop peppers, herbed balsamic & olive oil dressing

Sicilian Style Pizza Bar

Thick, airy, pizza crust topped with a variety of toppings and cheeses

Classico– tomato sauce, house made mozzarella, provolone, and basil

Carciofo e Tartufo– roasted artichoke, truffle mascarpone, parmesan cheese, balsamico

Peperoni e Cipolla Caramellata– caramelized onion, peperoni, smoked mozzarella, provolone

Funghi e Peperoncini- tomato sauce, wild mushrooms, sliced pepperoncini, mozzarella, and parmesan.

SFI Italian Menu

Tomato & Herb Braised Beef

Served on top of Polenta

 Chicken Marsala

with Mushrooms, Pancetta and Sage

Grilled Vegetables

with balsamic-basil vinaigrette

 Herb Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

Caesar Salad

with homemade focaccia croutons and anchovy

Simple Salad with Local Greens, Turnips and Radish

 Garlic and Rosemary Focaccia

We are happy to customize any menu.

Please ask about our house made desserts. 

SFI Fish & Chicken Menu

Grilled Mojo Marinated Market Fish

Grilled Half Chicken / Lemon / Dijon / Herbs
Natural jus

 Watermelon Salad / Radish / Arugula / Goat Feta


Miso Glazed Summer Vegetable Skewers

Bok Choy and Shishito Peppers

Seasonal Agua Fresca

We are happy to customize any menu.

Please ask about our house made desserts. 

Prime Rib

SFI Prime Rib Menu


Smoked & Slow Roasted Prime Rib Roast
Rose Mary Salt Crust, Black Pepper & Horseradish Cream

Dijon & Herb Roasted Half Chicken
Poultry Jus

Stuffed Acorn Squash (vegetarian add-on option)
Lentil & Roasted Vegetable Stuffing, Roasted Pepper Coulis


(Choose two)

Roasted Butternut Squash Salad
Radicchio, Frisée & Spinach, Piquillo Peppers, Candied & Spiced Pepitas, Shaved Romano Cheese

Roasted Garlic & Chive Mashed Potatoes

Sautéed Green Beans with Caramelized Leeks & Bacon

Toasted Almond, Cayenne & Honey Roasted Brussel Sprouts

We are happy to customize any menu.

Please ask about our house made desserts. 

Assorted Cookies 

Chocolate Chip

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip

Peanut Butter





Tiramisu Cup 

Strawberry Shortcake Cup 


Cheese Cake (Vanilla, Chocolate & Dulce de Lech) 



Basic Flavors 






Deluxe Flavors 



Red Velvet


Toasted Coconut

Chocolate Peanut Butter

Salted Caramel

Cookies & Cream

German Chocolate



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Sample Family Style Catering Menus

Beef Tenderloin Family Style Menu


Arugula with pickled local turnips, carrots, beets, goat cheese and balsamic vinaigrette


Rosemary and garlic roasted beef tenderloin with Pasilla Chile sauce

Sides (Choose two)

Potato and Poblano gratin

Roasted Garlic & Chive Mashed Potatoes

Grilled Summer farmers market vegetables

Sautéed Green Beans with Caramelized Leeks & Bacon

We are happy to customize any menu.

Please ask about our house made desserts. 

Southwestern Family Style Menu

Hors d’ Oeuvres

Calabacitas and black bean tostaditas

Duck Confit tamales

First Course

Served family style

Pickled Valle Encantado Vegetable Salad / Hakurei Turnips / Beets / Rainbow Carrots /Arugula / Coon Ridge Goat Cheese / Pinon-Honey Vinaigrette

Entrée served family style

Roasted Filet Mignon / Guajillo Chile sauce

Achiote Roasted Salmon

Roasted Corn and Mushroom salsa

Potato-Poblano Gratin

Grilled Farmers Market Vegetables

We are happy to customize any menu.

Please ask about our house made desserts. 

Asian Family Style Menu

Hors d’ Oeuvres

Shrimp and pork summer rolls with mint and jalapeno

Chicken Satay with a Thai Peanut Sauce

First Course

Cucumber, Tomato and Papaya Salad with a Spicy Citrus Dressing

Entrée served family style

Korean BBQ beef short rib

Miso roasted California Sea Bass

Chinese long noodles / local veggies / hoisin / garlic

Baby bok choy / tofu / ginger

We are happy to customize any menu.

Please ask about our house made desserts. 

Italian Family Style Menu

Hors D’oeurves

Cherry tomato and mozzarella skewers with basil and brioche crouton

Mushroom and mozzarella Arancini with basil tomato sauce

First Course

Roasted Farmer’s market baby carrots with Arugula, hazelnuts, goat cheese and tarragon-mustard vinaigrette


Grilled Asparagus and Mushroom Risotto

 Sea Bass with Saffron-Mussel sauce

Roasted Filet Mignon with capers, pancetta and balsamic jus

We are happy to customize any menu.

Please ask about our house made desserts. 

CNM Campus Café

A key component of the SFI program is the SFI Café located in the Student Services Center on the Central New Mexico Community College Main Campus.

Created in partnership with CNM, SFI Café is in essence, a business incubator where current and former culinary students as well as graduate start-ups come to develop, test and refine their skills, products and entrepreneurial concepts in a real world business environment.

The Café has become a popular, thriving center where students, faculty, employees and CNM visitors can enjoy a delectable array of café-style foods and beverages.

In addition to SFI interns who prepare daily menu items such as savory breakfast burritos, sandwich wraps, salads and soups, The Café also integrates several local, small businesses owned and operated by former SFI and CNM students.

Besides a comfortable place to relax and enjoy great food, the SFI Café serves as a powerful demonstration of how foodservice education inspires creativity, creates opportunity and enriches our community.