04-C. Culinary Tourist Guide Certification

For culinary tourist guides of all types, including food tourist guides, wine tourist guides, beer tourist guides, distillery tourist guides, food/beverage manufacturing tourist guides, and similar roles. Tour directors and tour managers are also eligible to apply.  

Learn why you need to deliver a memory and not just a meal to your customers, both visitors and locals.

Logistics: Once enrolled, you’ll have 45 calendar days to complete the certification. Extensions may be purchased for €50 per additional 30 days, up to a maximum of 150 extra days. That said, your access to the content itself never expires.

Language: English
Total Learning Time: 8 hours
Continuing Education Credits: 8

21 Lessons

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21 Lessons in 04-C. Culinary Tourist Guide Certification:

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Module 1


Overview of the Course Content

Lesson 1

Culinary Tour Guiding as a Profession

Lesson 2

What Makes Culinary Tours Special

Lesson 3

The Do's and Don'ts of Culinary Tour Guiding

Lesson 4

Important Guide Characteristics

Module 2

Lesson 5

Exceeding Customer Expectations

Lesson 6

Problem Solving on Culinary Tours

Lesson 7

Culinary Tourist Guide Case Studies


Knowledge Test

Evaluation of Lessons 1-7

Industry Insights

Crafting a Successful Narrative for Culinary Visitors

Storytelling Consultancy

Creating a Food Tourism Experience that Visitors Will Buy

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