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Virtual Culinary Experiences

We’ve taken our signature story-driven culinary experiences and adapted them for the virtual world. So let’s gather your group around the “virtual table” and “share” some food together while supporting our local chefs and restaurants, and these amazing culinary guides who deliver top-notch experiences virtually. Come Eat with Us! 

WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING

This was a wonderful opportunity for our team to come together to do something fun while sheltering in place. It was also a great opportunity for people to connect socially from the comfort of their own homes and experience a completely different style event. The Avital team was extremely easy to work with and made everything so simple for us. We highly recommend this event! – Brie, Group of 30, Virtual Mixologist
Many thanks we really had a blast with Suzu, he was super fantastic at teaching us how to make a super yummy drink :) – Char, Virtual Mixologist
Avital Tours helped us connect with customers in a very unique and engaging way during tough times – their team was very accommodating and flexible with planning and shipping ingredients and the Chefinar itself was very interactive, professional and fun! We’ve already received requests from our team to run more of these events! – Group of 20, Chefinar
It was really a great time and we appreciated the creativity in doing this virtually. And I loved the drink choice. – Lisa, Virtual Mixologist
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OVER 2000+ VIRTUAL GUESTS SERVED (AND COUNTING)

Avital Tours has spent that last 9 years designing award-winning culinary experiences. We’re now bringing that expertise to the digital world with our virtual culinary experiences. We’ve served over 2000 virtual guests with the mission to deepen human connection through storytelling and food. Come Eat with Us!

San Francisco Food Tours

Welcome to Avital Food Tours! Delve into one of the world’s best food scenes to hear the stories of restaurant owners, chefs and industry experts for a unique culinary experience in San Francisco. We look forward to leading your next walking San Francisco food tours by thoughtfully curating the stories of the people behind the food and introducing you to San Francisco’s best restaurants. We offer walking food tours in three iconic neighborhoods: the Mission District, North Beach and Tendernob. Come Eat with Us! 

Our In-Person Culinary Experiences are currently on-hold through JUNE 15, 2020. To satiate your curiosity in the meantime, here’s what you will be able to enjoy when we’re back In-PERson.

 

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Tell us about yourself and we’ll guide your toward the best fit.

What’s New?

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Avital Date Night

Let us curate your Date Night. C’mon, we know your partner wishes you’d plan something special that says “I love you” so let us help you spend quality time together without the hassle.

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Self Guided Chinatown Food Tour

Wondering where to eat in Chinatown? Our Self Guided Chinatown Food Tour is a great way to explore this exciting neighborhood while eating its diverse and delicious cuisine yourself.

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6 years of excellence and counting…

WHAT ARE PEOPLE SAYING ABOUT OUR SAN FRANCISCO FOOD TOURS?

“To get an up-close look at everyday gourmet living, browse the vendors of the Ferry Building Marketplace, or go behind the scenes with chefs through Avital Tours.”
– Katrina Brown Hunt, Travel + Leisure Magazine

“The food scene in San Francisco’s Mission District shows no signs of cooling off, and Avital Tours has its finger on the pulse.”
— Kristine Hansen, Fodor’s Travel

 

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SAN FRANCISCO RESTAURANT GUIDE

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THE AVITAL PHILOSOPHY

Our mission is to help people experience the world differently through storytelling and food. We think of ourselves as storytellers, showcasing each neighborhood through the people, places, and great food (and drinks). Our core values define our experiences: Build Awesome Experiences, Create Community, Breathe Curiosity, Embrace Quirky, and Seize Ownership.

A THOUGHTFULLY CURATED COLLECTION OF EXPERIENCES:
Each 4-course progressive meal starts with appetizers, then an entree and finally dessert with each course served at a different restaurant. Along the way, our expert guides will provide a snapshot of an iconic neighborhood by telling its authentic story through its people and great food (and drink, of course!) You’ll see, smell, and taste what shapes each unique neighborhood, from the food to the art, history, and culture.

#BuildAwesomeExperiences

DISCOVER NEW PLACES & REDISCOVER OLD FAVORITES:
We pride ourselves on working with the best quality restaurants in each neighborhood ranging from hidden gems to local favorites. We feel the best dining experiences are the ones in which we’re seated around tables sharing food and stories with others. Let us tell you their story and you tell us yours!
#CreateCommunity

QUALITY NOT QUANTITY:
We select our restaurant partners for their quality and stories. Yes, you’ll leave satisfied, but we want you to taste and experience food in a new way – and to us its about the quality and flavor — and quality is not cheap. And yes, we want to challenge your taste buds and push your boundaries.
#BreatheCuriosity

BEST DARN GUIDES OUT THERE:
We are energetic, fun and quirky — and are ridiculously passionate about everything edible we put in our mouths. And most importantly, we are authentic and genuine!
#EmbraceQuirky

BUILT BY LOCALS FOR LOCALS:
Our goal is that someone who lives in North Beach comes on our North Beach Progressive Meal and learns something about her own neighborhood – exploring her own backyard through curious eyes. Ask lots of questions and take the experience to new levels for yourself.
#SeizeOwnership

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