Food tourism expands into $150 billion industry

04/10/2013 | Travel Weekly

Culinary tourism has grown to a more than $150 billion-a-year industry, according to the World Food Travel Association, as travelers seek to experience global flavors, learn to cook alongside famous chefs and tell their stories through social media. "We are seeing more and more people traveling to countries and making sure they have made a reservation at a restaurant there," said chef Eric Ripert. "They are not only sightseeing when they travel but are now capturing the culture of the destination through eating and dining."

View Full Article in:

Travel Weekly

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Food & Beverage

Job Title Company Location
Executive Chef
The French Goat
Lewisburg, WV
CULINARY ARTS PROGRAM DIRECTOR AND INSTRUCTOR
Nashville State Community College
Nashville, TN
Executive Chef
Newport Harbor Corporation
Newport, RI
Executive Chef / Kitchen Manager
Lake Panorama National Resort & Conference Center
Panora, IA
Sous Chef
Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, PA