OUR TEAM

Our job is to tell you the stories of the people behind the food with a smile and expert knowledge. But first, get to know the faces behind Avital Food Tours. We love what we do and want to share our stories with you!

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Avital Ungar
Owner and Founder

Cocktail of Choice: Boulevardier

Favorite Lookout Point: Rooftop of Hotel Erwin in Venice Beach

Current Culinary Addiction: Dosa Chips

 

 

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HANA NOBEL
Culinary Guide: Downtown and Venice, Director of Marketing

Cocktail of Choice: The *secret* Horchata Pina Colada at Lono Tiki Bar

Favorite Lookout Point: Rooftop of the Ace Hotel in Downtown

Current Culinary Addiction: Sour Beers and Kazu Nori Bay Scallop Hand Rolls (not together…yet)

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PENNY TRUITT
CULINARY GUIDE: DOWNTOWN, KOREATOWN

Cocktail of Choice: Gin and Tonic

Favorite Lookout Point: Griffith Observatory

Current Culinary Addiction: Burrata Toast with Stone Fruit

 

 

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RODD FARHADI
CULINARY GUIDE: VENICE BEACH, DOWNTOWN

Cocktail of Choice: Moscow Mule

Favorite Lookout Point: Malibu

Current Culinary Addiction: Egg on top of everything

 

 

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TAMARA WILSON
CULINARY GUIDE: VENICE BEACH, KOREATOWN

Cocktail of Choice: LAGAVULIN 16 served Neat

Favorite Lookout Point: Above Pacific Palisades

Current Culinary Addiction: Beer and Cheese

 

 

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RENEE NOVAK
OPERATIONS ASSISTANT

Cocktail of Choice: Mint Julep

Favorite Lookout Point: Mt. Hollywood

Current Culinary Addiction: Stuffed Green Pepper Soup