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How a Single Food Truck Helped Build a Multi-Million Dollar Taco Empire

This founder started with $18,000 in his bank account. Now he runs a $4.5 million fast-casual-food brand.
David Choi, photographed in St. Louis. Source: Bobby Fisher

In five years, St. Louis native David Choi went from having $18,000 in his bank account to running a $4.5 million Korean-Mexican fast-casual-food chain with four restaurants and a food truck enterprise. Here’s how he did it.

1. Navigate the humble beginnings.

“I started at the peak

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