By description, Tailgate N Go is an innovative outdoor kitchen that also has a dry box that is made for all types of outdoor cooking. The incredible and interesting family business managed to design a portable gas grill and chuck box that can be used in the cooking of all types of outdoor meals, anywhere and anytime. The company has a net worth of $900,000 to $1,000,000.
Tailgate N Go can be used for anything ranging from camping trips, having a BBQ with friends before a major game to enjoying some time at a local picnic site with the family. The product’s nifty design comes with several compartments for drinks, food, and cooking utensils as well.
Ron Johnson owns Tailgate N Go, together with his son and daughter. Ron is an artisan by trade while his daughter Taylor is quite familiar with entrepreneurship. In that context, Taylor owns and runs her social media marketing firm Taylor Made Media, LLC’ and has taken the controls over the day-to-day business with assistance of her dad.
After 6 prototypes, the Tailgate N Go Team eventually came up with the final design that they were ready to bring to life, every TNG box has multiple compartments, which are designed for easy use.
Tailgate N Go is quite popular for several reasons, including that it is quite portable, easy to use, comes with many different compartments, and can even have the ability to open the kitchen to make it large and better.
The company also comes with ‘chuck boxes’ for all the cooking supplies for the preparation of the meal on the go, which can be fitted into the truck or automobile.
Shark Tank Appearance
The Johnson family came into Shark Tank seeking an investment of $250,000 for 10% equity. At first, they struggled to get the Sharks to take their bait, but it does not take long until they get their first offer.
In the end, the Johnsons had the chance to walk away with an offer together with a new business partner in hand.
Where is Tailgate N Go Currently?
The deal that the company secured with Matt is now closed and the firm is still in operation. In July 2021, Tailgate N Go accounted that they are now partnering with NFL. The team and their staff are doing well and are continuing to grow the business on a daily basis.
As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, business was slow but due to Matt and their great partnership, they seem to be on the up.
Matt Higgins is the Shark who invested in the business. He put in $250,000 for 20% equity. The Johnsons agreed to pay $50 in royalty until $250,000 is paid. The company is located in Colorado.