The BUS 26, BUSTRONOMIE in Auvergne

Identification

  • Project's name : The BUS 26, BUSTRONOMIE in Auvergne 
  • Country : France 
  • Area (for France only) : Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes 
  • Thematic : Local stores 

Structure

  • Structure name : Le Bus 26 
  • Address : le bourg  
  • Postal code : 63140 
  • City : Châtelguyon 
  • Tel : 06 38 52 60 19 
  • Email : contact@lebus26.fr 
  • Type of structure : Public structure 
  • Project's manager contact : Charles and Mélina Moncouyoux 
  • Website : www.lebus26.fr 

Presentation

  • Context, issues : - 
  • Goals : create a itinerant gourmet restaurant which goes to the villages of Auvergne and comes closer to customers 
  • Targeted audience : large public 
  • Actions implemented : Charles and Mélina have transformed a double-decker bus into a gourmet restaurant. The bus has been renovated so that it is autonomous in water. On the ground floor, customer reception and the kitchen (2m50 x 2m50). Upstairs, a room for 26 people with a panoramic view of the surrounding nature.

    The Bus is installed every month in a new place surrounded by nature close to Clermont-Ferrand to offer people a gourmet break with ease. 
  • Project's start year : 2014 

Resources

  • Global cost (in Euros) : 490000 €
  • Technical and human resources, partners : Buying and designing the vehicle : € 490,000
    Installation of an electric counter at each settle in a municipality: € 1,500 / installation
    Fee for parking on public property (the amount differs according to the municipalities / préfectures' rules) 

Conditions of success

  • Points of vigilance, difficulties to pass through, success factors : Advantage of a traveling trade:
    - smaller investments
    - no key money or rent for the trade