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About Us

About EAT Saint Louis Food Tours

Our tours were created to offer both locals and visitors an unparalleled chance to visit artisan producers and restauranteurs while our guides share their knowledge of history and culture of each delicious neighborhood.

Meet The Founder

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Pete Manzo

I started EAT Saint Louis Food Tours because of my deep love for all foods…you could say I was “born” into it. My mom and dad started both a specialty Italian & Greek grocery store and food distribution company as part of their American Dream when they immigrated from Sicily, Italy in 1955 and I grew up surrounded by food. I am a dual citizen and love to travel. As mementos of my travels, I usually return home with three things: food items, photos of food experiences, and… extra weight.

Meet The Team

Here are the people that make our tours so special

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Bart Freer

Tour Guide

When I am not exposing people to the fascinating history of my city and sharing my St. Louis favorite eateries, I like to cook, make and imbibe fine cocktails, lift weights, read, and go camping.

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Jill Allen

Tour Guide

I am an enthusiastic home chef that enjoys exploring St. Louis Neighborhoods in search of new flavors. Enjoy a variety of hobbies including travel and raising backyard chickens.

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Lori Smith

Tour Guide

I am a second generation Italian-American and resident of the Hill Neighborhood. I come from a large family and love to feed people! Ask me about my Nonna’s roasted chicken – it was magical!

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Christi Schroader

Tour Guide

I pride myself on being a spunky, fun, energetic, enthusiastic and knowledgable ambassador of the areas in which I guide. I enjoy delightfully obscure information you never knew you needed know!

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Shannon Brown

Tour Guide

I am your gal if you want to laugh, learn and eat! I love my city, its exploding food scene, and tantalizing the tastebuds of my guest. My children are my hobby. ;0

Interested in joining our team and leading tours?