Caravan Food Tours – A foodie’s dreams come true!

About Us

Experience the Tastes of Wisconsin!

Caravan Food Tours mission is to promote Wisconsin local restaurateurs, artisan growers and producers, and to help preserve Wisconsin’s rich culinary heritage. Come join us for an exclusive culinary adventure where you will experience Wisconsin’s distinctive food and warm hospitality. This informative tour is ideal for casual fans of the culinary arts, or the hardcore foodie in your life, expect to come away with a small encyclopedia’s worth of knowledge! It would be difficult to find a Midwest U.S. city better suited for culinary tourism than historic Milwaukee, Contact us today to learn more about our culinary tour offerings in historic Milwaukee.

Our Caravan Food Tours connoisseurs all have one thing in common – their love of the culinary delights and the Midwestern & ethnic foodie scene. Our culinary specialists have varied foodie and culinary credentials and each bring a unique perspective to the Wisconsin foodie tours experience. Let our local guides help you navigate the culinary arts that comprise the local and ethnic food and culinary scene.

What we do

Caravan Food Tours is a culinary tour company that offers food lovers intimate culinary strolls through Milwaukee’s historic neighborhoods, farmers market, culturally diverse areas, farms and downtown’s craft cocktail bar scene. One of the joys of travel is exploring the local culture with the benefit of local insight.

From Bake to Brew!

Taste samples from dozens of Wisconsin’s best artisanal food makers and Milwaukee’s favorite restaurants.  Regular epicurean tours of both Milwaukee‘s iconic, Glorioso Italian Market dubbed the birthplace of Italian Cuisine, And Wisconsin’s French culinary gem- Coquette Cafe, are also available, as well as seasonal excursions to beautiful, rural Pine hold Gardens & Lakeview Buffalo Farms.

In addition, Caravan Food Tours provide custom & private culinary tours for, convention groups, corporate events & private parties and offers special combined cooking and tasting tours several times a week.

Caravan Food Tours explorations take place in neighborhoods where small business owners, artisans, purveyors, farmers, and restaurant chefs share their personal food stories and their passion for local, seasonal, sustainable eats. And, of course, along with learning about each area’s culinary and cultural background, guests are treated to signature tastes from three to five different stops along the way.

Who takes our tours?

Locals rediscovering the region, out-of-town visitors, corporate team-building groups, couples, coworkers, friends, family, DIY enthusiasts, amateur cooks, and professional chefs – pretty much anyone who enjoys learning about food and likes to eat.

Led by iconic Chef Thomas Schultz and his team of knowledgeable epicurean concierges – many with culinary training, cooking experience, or food writing backgrounds – these gourmet adventures take guests behind-the-scenes into the best of the Wisconsin’s Area’s acclaimed food communities, where they will discover delicious savory treasures and sweet gems one bite at a time. Bon Appétit.

Wisconsin Culinary Landmarks

Wisconsin’s rich culinary heritage is evident in the wide variety of restaurants and specialty food shops you will find in Milwaukee’s historic district. From Milwaukee institutions like the famed Sprecher Beer & Soda to fine dining establishments like Lake Bistro to specialty handmade chocolate candies found at Red Elephant, our Culinary tour offers a little bit of everything for the foodie and culinary enthusiast.

Culinary Events

Interested in a culinary event rather than tour? Caravan Food Tours provides a number of interactive culinary-based events, designed specifically for corporate groups in search of creative and fun social outings and team building activities.

From ‘Iron Chef’ inspired cooking challenges to hands-on classes, we have an event for nearly every group. Contact us by phone at   800-960-4300 or by email at for more information and to book your activity.

  • Gourmet Culinary Tour
  • Wisconsin Foodie Tour
  • Wisconsin Chef’s Kitchen Tour
  • Savor the Flavors Tour
  • Food Wine & Culture Tour
  • Farm to Fork Tour
  • Tastes of Chicago Tour
  • Craft Beer Tours
  • Cocktail Trail Tour
  • Wisconsin Winery Tour
  •  Downtown Milwaukee Food Tour
  • Street Food Trucks Tour
  • Around the World Excursion tour
  • Seasonal Food Market Tour
  • Chocolate, Wine & Dessert Tour
  • Pizza Tour –See Milwaukee one slice at a time
  • Pizza & Cocktails – See Milwaukee by Night
  • All-American Food Tour
  • Vegetarian and Healthy Food Tour
  • WooHoo Pub Crawl Tour
  • Corporate Team Building Excursion
  • Dinner Cruise Tour
  • Jingle Bus Holiday Tour
  • Chefs Marketplace Culinary Tour
  • Wisconsin Foodie Hop-on Hop-off Tour

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