Alberta Food Tours, Inc. operates in Calgary, Banff, Canmore and Edmonton. We have two Canadian Signature Experiences, employ over 20 people, partner with over 85 Alberta businesses and support many regenerative farms and farmers throughout the province.
This is why we say when you eat, engage and explore with us, you support farmers who create healthy soil and food, you keep our food businesses thriving and you create rewarding jobs for our team. Soil, food and people - that's what we are all about.
Eat, Engage and Explore Alberta - with us.
Karen Anderson founded Alberta Food Tours, Inc. in Calgary in 2006 and is still owner, 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’s 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 and a World Gourmand travel writing award winner for Food Artisans of Alberta.
When you spend a day with our team, you are not only connecting with local food experts but also Alberta tourism ambassadors with extensive knowledge of fun things to do.
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.
Nicole's an avid traveller, photographer, scuba diver & eater. Ask her where the best Xiao Long Bao soup dumplings are in Calgary or anywhere! Our Instagram account looks awesome with her in charge.
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.