Dear Kathy--thanks so much for a lovely day! You are clearly passionate about food and regional cuisines that support local farmers. Your whole face lights up when you start talking. It was a joy to have spent the day together.
Thanks for the chocolate pate recipe.
Gail, University of California, Davis
Kathy McAree's dedication to culinary tourism has been evident since the day we first met. Over the years, Kathy has developed Travel With Taste as Vancouver Island's premier culinary tour company becoming an incredible resource and contributor to the British Columbia culinary tourism industry. We are pleased to have Kathy's passion and ingenuity as a board member of the ICTA.
Erik Wolf, President, International Culinary Tourism Association
Kathy McAree and Travel With Taste Tours give visitors to Vancouver Island a wonderful opportunity to see behind the scenes of our islands fine food and wine producers.
Kathy is a true 'foodie'(winey too..!), completely immersing clients in the culture and processes which make our island a culinary destination. The professionalism, knowledge and experience she brings to all her tours ensures a truly eye-opening experience for anybody visiting our island in the Pacific.
I have had the pleasure to accompany Kathy on her tours and as a professional culinarian I am proud to have her championing our craft and associated producers.
Steve Walker-Duncan, CCC
Chef/owner, Simply Elegant Cuisine @ SEC's on the Square, Victoria, BC
President - Canadian Culinary Federation, Victoria branch
Thanks ... for your warm and generous hospitality. Annette and I had a wonderful time in BC, and your tour was a major highlight. You are clearly doing some very good things for Victoria.
Mike, Birmingham, Alabama