Education has been our primary focus since we founded our industry in 2001. We've been the leader of our industry's development, as evidenced by our long list of education resources.

Individual Certification

The world's first and still best respected certification for all professionals interested in becoming experts on culinary travel, including travel agents, marketing and sales managers, and strategists. Learn more.

Masterclass Series

Short courses designed to deliver highly specific content. For example, have you ever wanted to learn the best way to design a food tour or food tour company"? Learn more.

Join as a Member

Enjoy benefits like online directory listing; membership card; post your news & events; member logo for online use; product discounts & more. Learn more about membership and its benefits.

Become an Ambassador

Are you passionate about your local area? Do you want to represent our Association in your area? Ambassadorship is an invitation-only upgrade from regular membership (but no extra cost). Learn more about Ambassadorship.

Business of Food Travel Podcast

Get ahead with lessons from food & beverage tourism industry leaders. Learn more and listen now. We also seek leaders with exceptional stories to appear on future shows.

Have Fork Will Travel Book

Called the "bible" and "A to Z" of food tourism, it's our industry's most comprehensive handbook for food and beverage tourism. Choose print or digital versions. Order yours now.




With tools to help destination marketers and business owners make sound decisions everyday. Are you doing food tourism right? We can help.

Food Travel Monitor

We pioneered major research in food and beverage tourism, with 4 major research studies. Our latest 2016 Food Travel Monitor will help you understand foodies in 11 major markets. Learn more.

PsychoCulinary Profiling

Not all foodies are the same! Learn about the 13 different profiles and how to be sure you're targeting the right customers or visitors. Learn more.




Phone & In Person Consultation

Sometimes you just need an hour or two of an expert's time. Or maybe you have a bigger project and need the world's leading authority on food & beverage tourism. Choose phone or other consulting work.

Annual FoodTrekking Awards

First global competition that recognizes excellence in food and beverage experiences in 14 categories. Awards now closed. Learn more.

Food Tourism Fitness Reports

20-pages, actionable intelligence, insights and your unique call-to-action recommendations in several major areas, both quantitative and qualitative analysis. Learn more about the Report.

Speeches & Workshops

Do you need a speaker for your next conference, or a trainer for an upcoming workshop? We've delivered the food tourism message to 100,000 professionals in many industries all over the planet. Learn more.




It's much, much more than just a list of restaurants and gourmet experiences.
Unique food & beverage drive a strong sense of place,
which drives new business income & new tax revenue.



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