Meet Kristi Martin, the Owner and Operator
of Feast Food Tours & Culinary Events. Kristi began building her hospitality
experience over 15 years ago. She’s
worked at the Morehead Inn, VanLandingham Estate Inn, and most recently, the
Westin Charlotte, as their Senior Catering Sales Manager. Kristi is also on the Board of Directors for ISES
(International Special Events Society), and has been a member since 2003!
Feast Food Tours & Culinary Events is a unique culinary-tourism and event company that provides Charlotte’s hospitality market to showcase their ever-growing number of talented culinary artisans and amazing local restaurants. “I wanted to put my passion for event planning, food/ beverage, tourism, and hospitality together to create that next step in my career… that’s when I found the culinary tourism industry and wanted to bring that to Charlotte.” -Kristi Martin
Kristi launched company as, “a fun, educational, and exclusive experiences for locals and visitors to explore the area through its culinary artisans, chefs, and farmers.” The company currently operates regularly scheduled walking food tours weekly each focusing on telling a story about a particular cuisine, geographical area, or provide a behind-the-scenes experience. Each tour showcases 6-8 restaurants and artisans with delicious food and beverage samples along the way. Martin says, “I do not want the tours to just be a “dine-around.” They are built to be a fun way to offer culinary education through an insider’s perception on a... read more »