JumBy JoiNt, owner Jim Garigen earns national attention

Local Food Truck Up For Rookie of the Year Award (photos & video)

By Eric Dutkiewicz

January 17, 2013 Updated Oct 30, 2013 at 9:09 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) - A Fort Wayne food truck business is up for a national award for its items on the menu.

JumBy JoiNt is one of 17 businesses up for the Food Truck Rookie of the Year. The award is based on online voting, and handed out by Mobile Cuisine Magazine.

Owner Jim Garigen started JumBy JoiNt in March. He's not sure who nominated his business, but is honored by the award.

JumBy JoiNt offers a variety of gourmet sandwiches, many of which Garigen says he discovered traveling the country.

"We're doing our signature Ugly Granny," Garigen said at lunchtime on 21Alive News at Noon. "It's a gourmet grilled cheese sandwich with Gouda (cheese) and Granny Smith apples."

To vote for JumBy JoiNt as Food Truck Rookie of the Year, click here. Free registration is required. Voting ends at 1 a.m EST/12 a.m. EST Saturday.

The winner is expected to be announced by next week.

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