Tru Bahamian Food Tours was founded in 2012 to offer visitors of The Bahamas truly authentic local culinary experiences and an opportunity to Eat, Drink & Discover what we are convinced is our island’s most unexplored cultural treasure: our cuisine!
We provide unique cultural experiences in a safe, sustainable, and environmentally responsible manner. Our meticulously crafted food tours feature engaging and knowledgable local guides who are eager to share the most authentic and delicious version of The Bahamas.
We are professionally certified by Food Tour Pros, The International Culinary Tourism Association, World Food Travel Association and The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism’s Bahama HOST Program.
Let us take you on a memorable journey that introduces you the best in Bahamian cuisine and offers you exclusive opportunities to: Eat, Drink & Discover the Tru Bahamas, one delicious bite at a time.
Meet Our Team
Our team of enthusiastic foodies are proud to share Bahamian culture and culinary knowledge with you.
Alanna is a Bahamian social entrepreneur and passionate foodie. Although born in Nassau, she has traveled to over 26 countries and developed a deep appreciation for the role that cuisine plays in a country’s unique cultural expression. Inspired and committed to sharing her own country’s culinary gifts, Alanna launched Tru Bahamian Food Tours in the Fall of 2012 on a mission to connect visitors with Nassau’s most beloved food treasures and the artisans that prepare them.
Murray SweetingOPERATIONS MANAGER & FOOD TOUR GUIDE
Known as a “walking encyclopedia”, Murray is an avid devotee of history, native bush teas and making his own liqueurs. He also keeps our tours running smoothly everyday!
Local Fave: Steamed Mutton
WilFOOD TOUR GUIDE
Wil’s appreciation of the land is engrained from his childhood, growing up on his family’s farm in Nassau. He loves sharing special Bahamian recipes with curious visitors!
Local Fave: Johnny Cake
RonFOOD TOUR GUIDE
Infamously known as “Captain Ron” among guests, hailing from the Abaco Islands, Ron is equally as enthusiastic about making new friends as he is taking selfies with them!
Local Fave: Tuna & Grits.
PrincessFOOD TOUR GUIDE
Princess is a passionate storyteller, percussionist, and performance artist who brings Bahamian history and culture alive in full color through the rhythms of island life.
Local Fave: Cracked Crawfish
LisaFOOD TOUR GUIDE
An avid home cook, Lisa can be found whipping up intricate menus for her family when she’s not leading tours in her spare time or working as a restaurant host by night.
Local Fave: Conch Fritters
MarkFOOD TOUR GUIDE
Born in Germany, Mark spent his teens in Nassau before deciding to live here full time as an adult. A resident of The Bahamas, Mark has a fascinating perspective of island life.
Local Fave: Switcha