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Tour Guides – Culinary Storytellers

At Reno Food Tours, we are always on the lookout for creative, talented & detail-oriented people to join our team of culinary story-tellers. We believe that the best guides are individuals that have a great attitude, a passion for Reno and its food.

Our guides possess a drive for perfection, a youthful attitude, energy, exuberance & desire for fun. These ideas remain at the root of how a guide moves, thinks and acts. Our guides manage every moment of our tours with these goals in mind. They are restless in the pursuit to create great experiences for our guests because they love it. They are exceptional hosts, leaders, performers, promoters, managers, connoisseurs, and overall great Reno ambassadors.

Reno Food Tours, which offers nationally recognized food tours of Reno’s tastiest neighborhoods, is seeking Tour Guides.  Positions are part-time. We conduct on average 4-6 tours a week during the regular season which starts April and ends November 2024.

Ideal Candidates are:

  • Detail oriented
  • Confident
  • Creative
  • Problem solvers
  • Passionate about being outside
  • Comfortable talking about food
  • Well-rounded with broad life experiences
  • Outgoing
  • Personable
  • Quick thinkers

What to Know:

Only applicants living close to/in Reno/Sparks area will be considered.  Self-employed individuals and/or flexible schedules preferred.  Must be available to training and lead tours during tour season, April – November. Weekend and weekday positions available.  Tours are approx. 3 hours long.  Prefer applicants to be at least 25 years old.

Other Information:

You are required to own a smart phone, tablet/iPad, have a desktop/laptop-based internet access and check your email at least once per day. If you are not available to lead weekend tours between April and November in some capacity, please do not apply.

Interviews will start mid February.


Training lasts approx. 2-4 weeks. Training is paid.


Once hired and trained, Tour Guides receive hourly wages.  Including gratuities, Tour Guides average between $90-$150 per tour.

Application Instructions:

Please send one single email reply to this ad to: with the following information:

  1. A creative explanation (maximum 500 words) of why you’d make the perfect Reno Food Tour guide.
  2. Attach your resume.
  3. Include your cell phone number and current address
  4. Use the following format in the email subject line: Your Last Name, Your First Name – Reno Food Tour Guide Application 2024

If you do not complete the steps above as stated, we will not consider your application.

Once we receive your email, we will confirm receipt.

Next Steps:

If we see a good fit, we will email you information regarding an interview.

Thank you for your interest in guiding with Reno Food Tours.