Taste History Culinary Tours
Boynton Beach, United States
Taste History™ Culinary Tours
of Historic Palm Beach County
Delray Beach & Boynton Beach
Lake Worth & Lantana
Second, Third & Fourth Saturdays of each month
$40 per person; free for children under age 18
(We welcome children under age 18 too but children must be accompanied by an adult and you are required to first call to verify space availibility for children.)
Unfortunately, dietary restrictions cannot be accommodated
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Second, Third & Fourth Saturdays at 11am (Arrive by 10:45am) (Culinary tours are 4-hours and are a combination of bus riding and 4 to 6 blocks of walking)
The culinary tours are held year-round
·Contact information: 561-243-2662 or61-638-8277 or e-mail: Tour@TasteHistoryCulinaryTours.org. The web address is tastehistoryculinarytours.org
NEW Boarding Location (Please arrive by 10:45am):
801 N. Congress Avenue
Boynton Beach Mall (outside of Mall at Macy's-East Entrance)
Boynton Beach, FL
· This tour program is 3 to 4 hours and includes a combination of bus tour and 4 to 6 blocks of walking tour conducted by the Museum of Lifestyle & Fashion History (MLFH). MLFH is a non-profit cultural charity.
· The Taste History™ Culinary Tours of Historic Delray Beach & Boynton Beach are held on the third and fourth Saturdays of each month, year-round, plus private group tours are available. Effective April 14, 2012, the new Taste History Culinary Tours of Historic Lake Worth will be offered on the second Saturday of each month, year-round, at 11am.
· The Culinary Tours of Historic Delray Beach & Boynton Beach; and of Lake Worth & Lantana travels by bus and foot to restaurants/eateries/cultural sites located in historic areas and/or buildings and includes food sampling and learning about food culture, food history and foodways. Plus, the tour visits historic buildings/sites/landmarks located along the travel route of the tour.
•For most tours, there is about four to six blocks of walking in addition to the travel by bus.
· MLFH has about 30 restaurant partners. At least three to four restaurants/eateries/diners are visited each tour where food sample tastings are provided of that restaurant’s cuisine along with food history, food culture and foodways infused with facts about the historic building and/or district where the restaurant or eatery is located. At least three to four restaurants are visited per tour and these restaraunts/eateries are visited alternately on a rotating schedule, each second, third and fourth Saturday of the month.
· History information about historic neighborhoods, districts and buildings are narrated during the tour infused with food history, food culture and foodways.
•Learn enlightening history about the State of Florida, Palm Beach County, Delray Beach, Boynton Beach and Lake Worth infused with food history, food culture and foodways. Florida history and food history are narrated by a guide.
•Tour starts by bus at the Boynton Beach Mall (outside at Macy's-East Entrance) in Boynton Beach, FL. Passengers are transported by bus for walking component of the tour. History information is narrated by a live guide for the entire duration of the tour.
•Tour takes place rain or shine
Contact information: 561-243-2662 or 561-638-8277
Effective April 1, 2013, $40 per person is the new rate. Due to the increase in fees that are charged to our organization for the tour bus rental and insurance; an increase in our tour fees is necessary. Pre-paid reservations that have been made prior to that date will not be affected. Taste History is a non-profit educational organization. Fees are inclusive of all food and visits to cultural centers and art galleries.
What you need to know, What you need to wear and What you need to bring:
1. These Culinary tours are at least four-hours with a live guide and are a combination of both bus riding and walking.
2. Eat breakfast and drink at least 8oz of fluid before you arrive for the tour
3. Tours take place rain or shine. We suggest that you check the local weather report too.
4. For most of the tours, there is about 4 to 6 blocks of walking therefore, dress comfortably, wear sneakers or walking shoes (no high-heels) and carry an umbrella
5. Wear sunscreen, and bring a hat
6. Because of the walking, it is recommended that you bring bottled water and small cooler with an ice-pack
7. Tickets are non-refundable
Restaurants Visited & Food Served for Culinary Tour:
1. At least three to four restaurants /eateries are visited per tour for the Culinary Tour plus visits to historical sites and art galleries.
2. The food menu served is at the discretion of the restaurant. MLFH is not responsible for the content of the food.
3. The food servings are samplings and tasting of that restaurant's cuisine along with food history, food culture and foodways information. Some eating experiences are STANDING-only.
4. Tour guests are welcome to leave a gratuity at the restaurants visited
5. The Culinary tour visits at restaurants on a rotating cycle per tour that are specifically located inside a historic building and/or district, area, neighborhood, etc. The tour is narrated and includes narrated local and regional history about historic areas, landmarks and people along the travel route to the restaurant.
6. Restaurants visited are located in Downtown Delray Beach, Pineapple Grove Arts District, West Settlers, Downtown Boynton Beach and Downtown Lake Worth, and Downtown Lantana, to name a few. The Cuisine samples include French, Caribbean, Soul Food, Mediterranean, Italian, American, Seafood and Brazilian. Click here for more information about the menus and restaurants visited on the tour.
7. Pertaining to any dietary restrictions, because the food is served at the discretion of the restaurant/eatery, The tour cannot dictate or determine food content based on dietary restrictions. The Taste History Culinary Tour cannot accommodate dietary restrictions. Cut and paste the following link into your browser for the Food & Drug Administration Facts about Food Allergies and Symptons. http://www.fda.gov/Food/ResourcesForYou/Consumers/ucm079311.htm
8. Some food tasting experiences are STANDING-only and there may not be sitting at every restaurant or cultural center. The culinary tour is not a "sit-down luncheon" but we eat then keep moving to the next site for more food, more history and more culture. Taste History is more than just because the tour also visits cultural sites and historic buildings.
9. Tour guests meet the restaurant owners and chefs; and directors of the cultural centers and art galleries visited on the tour. Florida history is narrated by a guide.
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Sold-Out Tours & Waiting Lists:
If a tour is sold-out, unfortunately, we do not maintain a waiting list. If the tour is sold-out before the date of the actual tour, this information will be posted on this website.
We do not hold space for the tour without a payment.
Please note that the tours held on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Saturdays are general public tours therefore not all spaces are available to be sold to just one group. A limited number of seats are available for groups on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Saturdays for groups of 10 people. Call the Museum for more information. Private group tours are available. 561-243-2662 or e-mail Tour@tastehistoryculinarytours.org
Click here for Group Tour information or call 561-243-2662 or 561-638-8277
Mailing address for Museum of Lifestyle & Fashion History
P.O. Box 6127
Delray Beach, FL 33482
Taste History Culinary Tours are sponsored in part by Macy's. Additional support provided by the Patricia Ann Ravo Fund, the Boris & Edith Rueger Fund. Sponsorship opportunities are still available.
Taste History incorporates a rotation of cuisine tastings representing varied cultures that are African American, Southern American, Brazilian, Caribbean, Greco-Roman, Italian, English, French, French Canadian, Irish, Australian, New Zealand, Hungarian, Turkish and Ancient Mexican along with farm-to-table and organic tastings. Taste History combines history, culture and cuisine therefore this gastronomy tour infuses food tastings with the history of the local area along with visits to historic buildings and art galleries.
Taste History is a four-hour foodcentric narrated excursion of bus riding and four to six blocks of walking through historic districts for alternate visits to eateries, markets, and an urban farm for food history, food culture facts, foodways information and food tastings. At least three to four eateries are visited per Taste History tour along with trips to historic buildings, cultural centers and art galleries. The tours are held on the second, third and fourth Saturdays of each month, year-round at 11am with visits to historic Lake Worth & Lantana; and Delray Beach & Boynton Beach, Florida.
Taste History is sponsored, in part, by Macy’s. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Additional support for Taste History has been received from bequests from the late Patricia Ann Ravo and the late Boris & Edith Rueger.
$40 per person (new rate effective April 1st due to increases in bus rental fees and insurance); free for children under age 18. Pre-payment required. Tickets can be purchased on-line at tastehistoryculinarytours.blogspot.com. Call 561-243-2662 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Private group tours are also available at special rates.
Taste History cannot accommodate dietary restrictions.
Some eating experiences are STANDING-only.
The food tours board at Macy's (Outside at the East Entrance) located at 801 N. Congress Avenue, Boynton Beach, FL
Effective April 1, 2013, $40 per person is the new rate. Due to the increase in fees that are charged to our organization for the tour bus rental and insurance; an increase in our tour fees is necessary. Pre-paid reservations that have been made prior to that date will not be effected. The Taste History Culinary Tours program is operated by a non-profit 501c3 organization.
The Taste History Culinary Tours cannot accommodate dietary restrictions.
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