EAT. ENGAGE. EXPLORE.
Our purpose is to build value for healthy soil, food and people and we do that by creating fun, food-centric experiences for our guests to eat, engage and explore the world with us.
Eat, Engage and Explore Alberta - with us!
Karen Anderson founded Alberta Food Tours, Inc. in Calgary in 2006 and serves as President and CEO. She is certified by Food Tour Pros and leads a team of over 20 talented people in Calgary, Banff, Canmore and Edmonton, Alberta.
Anderson is also a food journalist who has written for radio, television, print and new media including CBC Radio, PBS-TV Apple Magazine, City Palate, Avenue and WestJet magazines. She is an IPPY and Taste Canada award-winning cookbook author for A Spicy Touch – Family Favourites from Noorbanu Nimji’s Kitchen with her Indian cooking mentor Noorbanu Nimji.
Our professional guides are tourism ambassadors who will open your eyes to all Calgary has to offer.
Callandra brings a wealth of knowledge from over 15 years in tourism and event management in Banff and Canmore. Now living in Cochrane she still loves to lead tours in both Canmore and Calgary.
A PR grad of Calgary’s Mount Royal University, Alyssa has worked in small towns and big cities. She was PR manager for Tourism Calgary and Calgary as Cultural Capital in 2012.
Tilly has worked as a tour leader with us since 2007 and in 2018 became our brand manager. She has over 15 years experience in corporate communications and is co-author of Food Artisans of Alberta.