Culinary Travel Experts

Food & wine travel should always be delightful & delicious!

The Travelicous Team knows food. We’ve dined at the world’s best from Michelin stars to secret street-food stars — and can arrange the perfect culinary vacation, anywhere in the world. We have planned everything from extravagant fêtes for 300 to unforgettable intimate dinners for two. Food culture transcends time and place. It is a universal language that bonds us all. Our clients routinely seek recommendations both on and off the beaten path. 

By acting on our curiosity, experience, appreciation of ingredients and personal relationships with chefs worldwide, we satisfy your craving for new flavors.

Over 25 years of travel & food consulting — you can trust our tastes!

We make foodie fantasies a reality…

Squash blossoms beautifully plated

Dining destinations.

From the culinary meccas of Italy and France to the rich cuisines of Spain & Portugal, Asia, Israel, South Africa and Latin America, we can get you a table. Plus, now is the time to experience the diverse cuisine of the USA, from Texas barbecue to the fresh seafood of New England and plant-based gourmet dining.

chef tarek elia lobster

Al fresco.

Gourmet picnics in Tuscany, Bordeaux and beyond; truffle hunting; global spice market shopping; farm-to-table dining, the world’s best and safest street food etc.

[Photo courtesy NYC chef Tarek Elias]

white wine on balcony overlooking the ocean, Santorini, Greece


Whether you worship the grape or the barley, we can arrange wine country tastings, vineyard villa vacations across the globe, brewery and distillery tours, secret speakeasy experiences, mixology classes with some of the world’s top bartenders.

dining at burj al arab

Special Events.

From High Tea to private corporate luncheons or a wedding brunch, we can arrange any gathering. Now is a perfect time to for a restaurant takeover for your family & friends. We support kosher, halal and any other dietary restrictions.

[Photo courtesy Burj al Arab, UAE]

The chefs.

We can help you reserve hard-to-get reservations at the world’s top restaurants, arrange private cooking classes, chef’s table seating, and market shopping experiences with top chefs.

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“Nothing is better than good food!”

Amalia Lazarov: “Tarek Elias is a private chef and Chef instructor who was born and raised in the Middle East but also spent significant time in Europe, the US and Asia. He has a passion for creating food experiences that are inspired by the diversity of the world’s cuisines and cultures.” You can follow him on Instagram.

“Cooking demands attention, patience, and above all, a respect for the gifts of the earth. It is a form of worship, a way of giving thanks.”

—Judith B. Jones