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Food Tour Guide

City Food Tours
Post Date: Feb 3, 2021

Tour Guides needed for a food tour company in Philadelphia, PA. The tours are walking tours that include a number of food stops, where guests sample food and are informed of the food scene and history of Philadelphia as it pertains to that specific tour's theme. Tours run almost daily, generally have about 6-15 guests, and last around 2 hours each. The number of tours and their frequencies vary per week, but run between 12pm and 4pm. A script is provided and must be memorized during the training process. Compensation starts at $30 per tour plus tips, with opportunities to have pay increased based on positive reviews from guests.

1. Friendly demeanor who is personable and charismatic
2. Good communication and strong customer service experience
3. Ability to memorize a script and speak to large groups
4. Availability that is consistent according to one of the positions listed above
5. Ability to walk/be on feet for 3 hours at a time
6. Has lived in the Philadelphia area for at least 4 years
7. Loves food

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How to Apply

Two methods to Apply:
Submit either a 2-3 minute video (preferred method) or typed responses introducing yourself and including the following information:
1. How long you have lived in the Philadelphia area? If you do not live in Center City, what would your commute be like?
2. Describe your experience speaking to others/the public.
3. Mention any tours you have been on or given (doesn't have to be just in Philadelphia).
4. Why would you make a great Food Tour Guide?
5. What's your favorite food vendor/restaurant in Philadelphia?

If typing responses, note that you must be brief, as no more than the first 100 words of each question will be read. Submit your responses, video, or a link to your video it by emailing