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Co-Founder of Culinary Concepts Catering Travels to Copenhagen to Research Sea Change in New Nordic Cuisine  

  Culinary Concepts November 2017 Being in the food and hospitality industry for more than three decades, Koenig was surprised by the restaurant’s recent opening, given the artful presentation, complex flavor profiles of each course and the expert timing and flow of food from the kitchen–a sign that the team functions as a whole. Koenig…

Food Tourism is a Growing Travel Trend

Do you ever find that the smell of local foods is one of your strongest travel memories? Food is one of the best ways to experience a culture, and food tourism, which is also called culinary tourism or food tours is a growing travel trend. Food tourism is simply a matter of traveling beyond your immediate neighborhood to find great food. Of course, the further you are willing to travel, the broader your range of culinary experiences will be. Basically, food tourism is the exploration of food as the purpose of tourism. As you have probably noticed foodie tourists share millions of food and photos daily across social platforms like Twitter, Facebook & Instagram. This increases a traveler’s awareness of the different types of cuisines and cultures which helps to fuel their desire to experience them. Festivals and culinary events…

Culinary Tourism – How to Find the Best Local, Authentic Food When You Travel

You want to see the sights, visit the famous landmarks, take pictures and have memorable food experiences. This is culinary tourism, and it’s the hottest trend in travel. One of the best ways to experience culture is through food – local foods, local stories and local people. Now that you know what culinary tourism is, savor these 10 tips to eat like a local. Culinary Tourism – How to Eat Like a Local on Vacation 1. Get off the beaten path and get into the neighborhoods. Let’s suppose you’re visiting New York City. Rather than looking for restaurants in Times Square, venture beyond the tourist traps and explore neighborhoods like Greenwich Village, Soho or Little Italy. If you want the full experience of being a local, opt to stay in these neighborhoods rather than a cookie-cutter chain hotel. Sites like…

Global Food Tourism Conference (GFTC) – Learn, Network, Savor & Celebrate

Global Food Tourism Conference (GFTC) – Learn, Network, Savor & Celebrate Food Tourism is one of the largest and fastest growing sectors internationally. Produced by Food Tour Pros, the Global Food Tourism Conference is the industry-leading conference platform for anybody that owns, operates or works at a Food & Culinary Tourism business. Including speakers and…

What is Food Tourism – Taste Trekkers

Learn more :Taste Trekkers/Food-Tourism What is Food Tourism – Taste Trekkers? Food tourism (or “culinary tourism”) is simply a matter of traveling beyond your immediate neighborhood to find great food. Of course, the further you are willing to travel, the broader the your range of culinary experiences will be. Whether you’re heading to Italy for…

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