MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A young entrepreneur in north Minneapolis now has the official OK to sell his old fashioned hot dogs.
Jaequan Faulkner, who is 13 years old, has been selling hot dogs outside of his Penn Avenue home since 2016. However, his business was not officially permitted and did not have health inspectors checking in on the safety of his food.READ MORE: Plymouth Hospital Set To Close Temporarily As Nurses Go On Strike Over Fair Pay
So, the Minneapolis Health Department and the Northside Economic Opportunity Network worked with the boy to get his permit.
The city’s health department even helped pay for it.READ MORE: Double Crash On I-35W Leaves 2 Dead
Faulkner hopes to take his food stand on the road and sell “Jaequan’s Old Fashioned Hot Dogs” all over the North Side.
“It’s not about the money,” he said. “It’s something I enjoy doing.”MORE NEWS: 2 Pedestrians Shot And Injured In South Minneapolis
He hopes he’ll make enough money this summer so he can buy a food cart for next summer.