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WANT TO START YOUR OWN FOOD TOUR BUSINESS? HERE’S EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Have you ever considered turning your passion for food and your city’s culture into a profitable business? Starting a food tour in your city might just be the perfect venture for you. At Bienville Bites Food Tour, we’ve transformed our love for Mobile’s food scene into a thriving tour that delights locals and visitors from all over the globe. Our tours have been celebrated with hundreds of five star reviews and been voted in the Top 5 of USA TODAY’S Readers’ Choice Award for “Best Food Tour” in 2023 and 2024. Now, we want to help you do the same in your city!

There are a few important things to consider as you begin your new venture:

1. Assessing Your City’s Potential

  • Market Research: Understand the local and tourist demand for a food tour in your area.
  • Unique Selling Points: Identify what makes your city’s food culture unique and how you can showcase that.

2. The Building Blocks of a Successful Food Tour

  • Planning the Route: How to select stops that flow logically and keep guests engaged.
  • Partnering with Local Eateries: Tips on building mutually beneficial relationships with local businesses.
  • Creating Memorable Experiences: From storytelling techniques to food selection, learn what makes a tour memorable.

3. Navigating Legalities and Logistics

  • Permits and Insurance: An overview of the necessary legal requirements.
  • Tour Logistics: Managing group sizes, booking systems, and scheduling.

4. Marketing Your Food Tour

  • Building an Online Presence: Leveraging social media, SEO, and your website to attract customers.
  • Engagement Strategies: Developing promotional offers, partnerships, and seasonal events to increase visibility.

Starting your own food tour can be as rewarding as it is challenging, but you don’t have to do it alone. If you’re dreaming of guiding tourists and locals through your city’s best kept culinary secrets, we have just the thing to help you get started.

Introducing Food Tour Founders, an exclusive online course built to help you create a food tour in your community. Food Tour Founders is almost ready to launch. Sign up to be placed on the waiting list and be the first to get notified when this course is live!

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