WATCH: In-Season Tours puts our food in the spotlight
Most Trinbagonians will agree – our food is the best.
As the self-proclaimed culinary capital of the Caribbean, it would only make sense that food is made a focal point of our tourism product, used to share our history, weave the tale of our uniquely diverse cultural landscape and make room at the table for more advocates of Trinbagonian food.
However, that has not necessarily been the case.
Afiya Francis saw the gap in the market for food-focused tours and decided to take matters into her own hands, launching In-Season Tours, a fledgling company created with the mission of sharing our food story with foreigners and locals alike.
While In-Season Tours is still testing the waters for food tourism on our twin island, Francis has seen significant potential for the space to grow, namely partnering with communities to spread the word about the history, and current context of our local cuisine.
So far she's done a "sweet hand" tour in Paramin, a cocoa and spice tour in Brasso Seco and a chow tour in the Caroni Bird Sanctuary.