About Canmore Food Tours

Canmore Food Tours along with our sister companies Edmonton Food Tours and Calgary Food Tours is a division of Alberta Food Tours, Inc. which was founded in 2006.
Our motto: Eat. Engage. Explore.
Our purpose: Create value for soil, people and food.

Tour leaders Callandra Caufield (left) and Barbara Connolly (right)

Meet our founder

Karen Anderson

President and CEO of Alberta Food Tours, Inc.

Karen Anderson founded Alberta Food Tours, Inc. in Calgary in 2006 and serves as President and CEO. She is certified by Food Tour Pros and leads a team of over 20 talented people in Calgary, Banff, Canmore and Edmonton, Alberta.

Anderson is also a food journalist who has written for radio, television, print and new media including CBC Radio, PBS-TV Apple Magazine, City Palate, Avenue and WestJet magazines. She is an IPPY and Taste Canada award-winning cookbook author for A Spicy Touch – Family Favourites from Noorbanu Nimji’s Kitchen with her Indian cooking mentor Noorbanu Nimji.

You can follow her personal and travel adventures at Savour it All and at Faces Places and Plates. Watch for her latest work, Food Artisans of Alberta published in 2018.


Meet The Team and our Tour Leaders

Meet our local experts.

Callandra Caufield

Alberta Food Tours Inc. Operations Manager and Canmore Food Tours Tour Leader

Callandra lived in Canmore for 20 years and worked in tourism for over a decade with her own destination wedding management company. She helped organize Canmore Uncorked and loves to participate.


Barbara Connolly

Tour Leader

Barb is a great traveller, food lover and cook. She's been to India three times on culinary expeditions but when she's in Alberta she is thrilled to divide her time between Canmore and Calgary.

Paula Remple

Tour Leader

Paula is originally from Colorado but migrated north to enjoy life in the Canadian Rockies with us. She and her husband founded Bike Canmore and are avid cyclists and bonafide local heroes.