About Foods of Copenhagen
Our high level of personal attention, expertise and professionalism is matched by our commitment to a sustainable Copenhagen. We believe in doing business in a way that supports our local food producers, our local shops, local merchants and farmers. This means we built connections and brand partnerships with local businesses who make real handmade food with a lot of passion.
Small is Good
Most importantly for our partners AND for our guests: We limit our public tours* to a maximum of 8 persons, so that our presence will not adversely impact our partners and the neighborhoods we love. We wouldn’t want you to have anything less than the best possible experience of the real Copenhagen.
*We do not have a limit on our private and customized tours as we choose different places for these – according to number of guests and wishes. We invite chefs into private settings for our guests to get unique and extraordinary food experiences.
Meet the Hosts
Cindie - Owner & host
After five years of studying at Copenhagen Business School and living abroad two times it was time to create Foods of Copenhagen. In 2015 I decided to start a business with the aim to re-invent how to explore the “real” Copenhagen and its food. I can’t believe how much fun it has been and how many amazing guests I have met.
Personally, I’m allergic to big tours (no, a tour with 12 guests is not small), and my goal with Foods of Copenhagen is to stay small, ambitious and boutique. To me small reflects Foods of Copenhagen’s philosophy – more sustainable, flexible and real. This way we can ensure that our team remains close to the food and the people who makes it. It’s then easier for us to bring guests into our world of creative chefs and other food passionate people.
No matter what kind of food experience you do with us it is important to me that you leave with a wow-feeling, because my goal is to give you some amazing memories and knowledge so you want to come back to Copenhagen some day:)
I hope you get as fascinated by the city as I am. Copenhagen is so vibrant and filled with a lot of creative people that makes my job really exciting.
STINE - Operations & HOST
For me the story is everything. I love food in every aspect – eating it, talking about it and the cooking part. Moreover, my heart belongs to Copenhagen, I love the city, I love the food culture, but most important I love all the small stories that I have learned about the city.
The first time I heard about Foods of Copenhagen was over a cup of coffee in a backyard. Cindie was telling me about her company. I was immediately aware of the fact that this was the perfect opportunity to tell and share stories about food and Copenhagen. For each tour I do I always think of how to improve my storytelling.
When I travel and do tours my ultimate fear is always to feel like I’m wasting time. As your host, my goal is to make sure you have that extraordinary experience you will remember when you leave Copenhagen. The best way for me to do that, is to show you some of my favorite places, share stories from my Copenhagen life and most of all answer the many questions I hope you will bring.
ANNE-MARIE - HOST
Being a host on tours probably describes me as a person very well.
I love having guests in my own house, taking friends from abroad out and about and make them feel special and show them all the hidden gems Copenhagen has – being food or our lovely City as a whole.
When I travel, which I often do, my biggest fear is not finding the places that the locals see and do. I do not want to end up paying for a tour I could plan on my own looking up in the guides. I want that special treat of seeing and tasting the real culture of the place I am visiting. And I want to feel welcome and seen within a small group of persons.
This is what I aim for on the tours, to make every guest feel welcome and special. To make them feel that they have been part of my Copenhagen that I love and want to share with my friends.
FIE - HOST
My perfect day would look like this: Reading blogs or cookbooks in the morning trying to find the most delicious recipe to prepare. After deciding (which takes a loooong time, not one of my finest qualities) I go on a culinary treasure hunt around Copenhagen looking for the best produce. In the evening I will be dancing around my kitchen; cooking and singing. I round up the day by curling up on the couch watching something food related to learn more about the lives of other passionate foodies.
I try to travel often and when I do, I try small food tours to get off the beaten path. I want to hear about local favorites, hidden gems and all the quirky stories, which are only accessible by word of mouth. The things that would disappoint me the most on a tour is only visiting places that I could easily find myself or without that little extra twist. With me as your host in Copenhagen, my goal is to give you the same authentic experience I am craving when I eat my way through foreign cities.
HELENE - HOST
Working as a tour guide for three years left me fed up with commercial tourism and big groups. I swore I would never work in hospitality again. Until I learned about Foods of Copenhagen.
Like the rest of team at Foods of Copenhagen I am a passionate foodie and love exploring the city in search of overlooked foodie gems. I am particularly interested in urban farming and co-op production. Some of my favourites are the co-op project Byhonning (City Honey) and the Copenhagen-based apple cider producer Æblerov.
When I’m not roaming the streets of my beloved home town in search of the next meal, I’m brewing beer with my uncle in his garage or hiking the fjells of Norway, my rucksack stuffed with rye bread, dried reindeer meat and liquorice.
When I travel my biggest fear is to be seen more as a walking wallet than as a human being. I believe most people travel because they are genuinely interested in and curious about the place they are visiting. I’m a host in Foods of Copenhagen because I love to meet people who are interested in food culture like myself and I strive to honor that interest by being genuine and showing you my personal perspective of Copenhagen.
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