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About Us

What We Do

  • We believe Reno is a little different.
  • We create amazing shared experiences that are joyful, informational, and tasty.
  • We connect Reno history, culture & community with food.
  • We foster uniqueness by showcasing unexpected places.
  • And above all, we abide by the following four rules: 1. be positive 2. send love 3. have fun 4. kick ass.


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Melissa Smith, Founder/Chief Eating Officer of Reno Food Tours

Melissa Smith
Founder/Chief Eating Officer

Meet The Founder

Melissa Smith is the founder, owner, and Chief Eating Officer of Reno Food Tours. While not a professional foodie by training, Melissa launched Reno Food Tours as a way to share her love of the exciting culinary scene in Reno with others. Being able to lead visitors and re-introduce locals to some of the best food and drink Reno has to offer is a dream come true. Melissa has been a Reno resident for over 25 years.

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