Culinary Tours & Schools
Fresh farm produce (Andrea Johnson photo)
Discover Vancouver's thriving foodie scene on a culinary tour of the city's restaurants, neighbourhoods and markets.
Multiple guided food tours are available. Join Edible Canada – a pioneer in the local, food movement – for a chef-led culinary adventure through two of Vancouver’s most distinct culinary neighbourhoods. Vancouver Food Tour and Silver Spoon Food Tours also offer culinary walking tours, while Swallow Tail Tours pairs food with activities like snowshoeing, canoeing and cycling.
On a self-guided tour, discover neighbourhoods home to a wide variety of ingredients and flavours, or stock up at summer farmers markets held weekly throughout the city. Edible Canada's retail shop (on Granville Island) carries culinary treats unique to BC.
Want to enhance your cooking skills? Sign up for classes at one of Vancouver’s top-notch cooking schools, like Quince or The Dirty Apron Cooking School.
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1596 Johnston St
Vancouver, British Columbia
Sightseeing for your taste buds! Edible Canada (formerly Edible British Columbia) is located across from Vancouver's Granville Island Public Market. We are Canada's largest culinary tourism & locavore retail company, dedicated to sourcing the highest quality culinary products from coast to coast for our customers. Services include our retail & online artisan food store, guided Granville Island Market & Chinatown Tours, demonstration guest chef Market Dinners, Gourmet Kayaking Weekends & popular Amuse Bouche newsletter & blog. In Summer 2011 we opened Edible Canada at the Market - a vibrant bistro in the heart of Granville Island & at the forefront of Canadian cuisine.
Come with us on a unique culinary adventure! We take you off the beaten track & into some seriously delicious hidden gems. From local butcher shops to high-end restaurants, our tours have something to please everyone's palate. And with a minimum of five tasty stops on each tour, we guarantee you will finish the tour full! We take you where the locals go to eat & drink in their own neighbourhoods away from the tourist center. Meet the chefs, engage with the locals & have a cocktail with new friends. Get to know the real Vancouver & Victoria beyond the stories & history through local food & beverages that make these cities such culinary wonders.
RunawayGrape offers delicious, educational & fun gourmet wine & food tastings, featuring the Best of British Columbia in Vancouver's historic Stanley Park. These inspired gourmet events offer a truly unique taste of BC:
Elegant wine tasting room settled in the gardens of Stanley Park
Learn basic wine tasting techniques & BC grape varieties
Explore the Okanagan, BC's main wine-growing region
Sample a selection of BC's world class, food friendly wines
Enjoy platters of local artisan cheese & smoked meats
Expand your knowledge of food & wine pairing
Indulge all of your senses at this unique culinary journey!
From October 2013 - May 2014 all Tastings are available per request for groups of minimum 8 guests. Visit our GROUP page to arrange for a memorable private group tasting!
Our walking food tours are a great way to experience Vancouver's many great eateries, pubs & shops. Tours are led by our fun & entertaining tour guides while you get to experience a tasting adventure through Vancouver's unique neighbourhoods.
The Gastown Walking Food Tour takes you through historic Gastown & is a great way to experience 10 eateries, pubs & shops in this vibrant Vancouver.
The Little Italy Walking Food Tour captures the flavours of authentic Italian cuisine through 10 of the most popular spots in the charming community on Commercial Drive.
Tours are 2.5 hours.
2008 Pine St
Vancouver, British Columbia
Get to know the Vancouver craft beer scene by taking a tour with Vancouver Brewery Tours. Our fun and informative brewery tours take you behind the scenes of Vancouver's best craft breweries to show you how our award winning beers are made.
What's included in a Vancouver Brewery Tour?
- Transportation to and from the breweries
- 3 Brewery visits in just over 3 hours
- A Vancouver Brewery Tours souvenir pint glass
- Commemorative group photo
- PLENTY of craft beer samples
Our brewery tours happen every Saturday and Sunday, and are perfect for locals and tourists alike. We're proud to connect you to the vibrant community that is the Vancouver craft beer scene. Visit our website for more details. Drink locally, friends!
Vancouver Food Tour guides locals & visitors to BC's best restaurant gems. A passionate team of culinary experts entertain guests on the delectable & informative tours.
On our most popular Gastown Tasting Tour & Craft Beer Tour, enjoy hand-selected food & drink pairings at 4 restaurants in the historic neighbourhood. Simply relax & enjoy the adventure.
Our progressive dining menu focuses on local, seasonal & sustainable fare, including BC wines, craft beers, cheeses & charcuterie, seafood & more.
This tour is perfect for guests that love food, city exploration, & desires to taste Vancouver from a true local's perspective.
170 - 422 Richards St
Vancouver, British Columbia
Treat your discerning taste buds to a slice of heaven. Vancouver Foodie Tours showcases the best foods of Vancouver. We take you to gourmet treats you just have to taste before you die! Let us take you on one of our amazing Culinary Tours:
GUILTY PLEASURES GOURMET TOUR - Treat your discerning taste buds to a slice of heaven. Experience Vancouver's first & only multicultural gourmet restaurant tour! You'll savour signature dishes at Vancouver's most popular restaurants & food shops while hearing behind-the-scenes stories about these establishments. (Available year-round)
WORLD'S BEST STREET EATS TOUR - Taste famous Japanese hot dogs, wild BC salmon & fiery chocolate diablo cookies on this fun filled tour. Get ready to experience street food like never before! (Available April-November)
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Local Chefs & Sommelier guides open doors to the secret world of wild foods & boutique wineries in BC.
Wine Tours: Meet the vintners and wine experts on these sommelier curated wine tours with gourmet lunch.
Wild Edibles Walk: Discover delicious native BC ingredients in the forest: Salmonberries, Indian Rhubarb & Wild Mushrooms.
Crabbing: Catch & Cook Dungeness crab on the beach!
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