GFTC Attendee List

Who's Going to GFTC in Chicago?

Engage and Meet Food Tourism Industry Leaders, Vendors & Colleagues

Find out who’s attending the 2015 Global Food Tourism Conference at the famous Second City Theatre, the birthplace of improvisational comedy, in Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood from the list below.

With a plethora of industry leaders presenting on a wide range of topics and focal points, don’t miss out on this excellent networking and continuing-education opportunity while taking in the flavors, sights and sounds of Chicago with optional Networking & Dinner events.

Mindy Segal

Owner

HotChocolate Restaurant

Barb Abbott

Owner

Canton Food Tours

Cindy Hui

Editor

Looky Tasty (Media Guest)

Erin Eubank

Owner

Taste of Catalina Food Tours

Amir McRae

Owner

ATL Cruzers

Kori Barnes

Marketing Director

Wooster Food Tours

Frédérik Nissen

Cofounder

Local Montréal Tours

Ismael Ulvik

Cofounder

Local Montréal Tours

Angela Shen

Owner

Savor Seattle

Kristl Story

Owner

West Palm Beach Food Tours

Eric Story

Owner

West Palm Beach Food Tours

Stephen Oddo

Owner

Walks of Italy, NY, Turkey

Karen Anderson

Found and Owner

Calgary Food Tours

Steven Smith

Tasting Consultant

Savor Saint Louis Food Tours

André Apolinário

Owner

Taste Porto Food Tours

Julie Gordon

Author / Owner

Inspiring Kitchen (Media Guest)

Lisa Armstrong

Founder and Owner

Local Roots Food Tours

Susie Smith

Tasting Officer

Savor Saint Louis Food Tours

Alana Hoye Barnaba

Owner

Ahoy New York Tours & Tasting

Jennifer Schmid

Tasting Officer

Savor Saint Louis Food Tours

Brian Beard

Owner

River City Food Tours

Rumi Okaniwa

Kenny Dunn

Owner

Eating Europe

Colleen Franzreb

Owner

Cape Cod Foodie Tours

Diann Guerrero

Owner

Toledo Flavors

Deborah Hoal

Owner

Taste of Virginia Food Tours

Amy Koren-Roth

Foodie Traveler

Sarah Kurtanich

Owner

Taste of Frederick Food Tours

Mallory Guerrero

Owner

Toledo Flavors

Shane Kost

President

Food Tour Pros

Laura Reed

Owner

Buffalo Bites Food Tours

Silvana Leung

Operations Manager

Hong Kong Foodie Tours

Pete Manzo

Owner

Eat St. Louis Food Tours

Paul Mayer

Owner

Vallarta Food Tours

Akila McConnell

Owner

Atlanta Food Walks

Sylvia McCoy

Owner

'Burgh Bits and Bites

Kelly Moore

Owner

Juneau Food Tours

Michelle Ng

President

Vancouver Foodie Tours

Andy Potter

Owner

Austin Eats Food Tours

Mike Wyrostek

Owner

Naperville Bites and Sites

Alyssa Daigle Schoenfeld

Owner

Bites of Boston Food Tours

Renee Rebell

Owner

Gourmet Food & Wine Tours

Cherimarie Poulos

Owner

Carlsbad Food Tours

Lesley Unsworth

Director

Taste Tours

Tara Redfield

Owner / Editor

The Food Pervert (Media Guest)

Karen-Lee Ryan

Founder & Owner

Walk Eat Nashville

Debra Smith

Owner

Taste of Thomasville Food Tour

Susan Robinson

President

Key Culinary Tours

Camille Roache

Operator

Justine Savage

Marketing Strategist

Martin Creative

Alana Rogers

Owner

Tru Bahamian Food Tours

Evan Schoolnik

Owner

Taste Santa Barbara Food Tours

Lesley Stracks-Mullem

Owner

Taste Carolina Gourmet Food Tours

Samantha Wood

Owner

Rocky Mountain Food Tours

Avital Ungar

Owner

Avital Tours

Paula Silva

Owner

Rhode Island Red Food Tours

Jeremy Mitchell

CEO

EzTix Event Ticketing

Analise Smith

Owner

Made in Key West Food Tours

Cristy Lenz

Owner

Food Tours Atlanta

Joe Martin

CEO

Martin Creative

Mary Ockrymiek

Owner

Cape May Food Tours

Laura Massoni

Co-Owner

Little Italy Tours

Carlos Gomes

CEO

Vancouver Food Tour

Kevin Durkee

Owner + Big Cheese

Culinary Adventure Co.

Alessia Aron

Founder

Jersey Girls Food Tours

Michelle Caine

Academic Chair - Hospitality & Tourism

Centennial College

Pamela Laskey

Owner

Maine Foodie Tours

Janis Borotto

Jersey Girl Food Tours

Tammy Gass

Owner

Savor Healdsburg Food Tours

Mikol Hoffman

Managing Director

Flavors of San Juan

Kimberly Harper

Baton Rouge Food Tours

Owner

Dave Saxe

Owner & Managing Director

Mangia DC Food Tours