About Edmonton Food Tours

Edmonton Food Tours is a division of Alberta Food Tours, Inc. with sister companies Calgary Food Tours and Canmore Food Tours. We love showcasing Edmonton originals.

Our team is ready to share the bounty of Edmonton's food scene with you.


Meet The Founder

Karen Anderson

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 along with tours in Alberta she leads culinary escapes to India annually.

When not touring, Anderson writes about food and travel for CBC Radio, 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.

You can follow her adventures at Savour it All and at Faces Places and Plates.

karen@albertafoodtours.ca

Meet our Tour Leaders

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!

Liane Faulder

Tour Leader

Liane is one of Alberta's most experienced food journalists. Working at the Edmonton Journal for over 25 years, she has been a food writer there for the past 10. She loves to travel, cycle and read.

info@albertafoodtours.ca

Cindy Lazarenko

Tour Leader

Cindy Lazarenko is an award-winning chef who loves to give the Ukrainian dishes of her heritage a modern spin. She lives in the Highlands neighbourhood of Edmonton and is very active in the community.

info@albertafoodtours.ca

Suzanne Dennis

Tour Leader

Suzanne is an avid food lover and supporter of Edmonton's food scene. Pitching in to help organize "What the Truck" the annual food truck fest - she is passionate about all things local.

info@albertafoodtours.ca

Deborah Anzinger

Tour Leader

Deborah's a Professional Home Economist who consulted in the food industry for 20 years. She wrote Cook - a cookbook aimed at making cooking accessible, she loves entertaining and teaching aqua size.

info@albertafoodtours.ca

Howard Kowalchuk

Tour Leader

Howard is a high school teacher and passionate cook and traveller who loves exploring all things Mediterranean and countries like Turkey, Italy and Greece.

info@albertafoodtours.ca


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