We’re Hiring!

Food Tours of America is always looking for great people to join our team! If you love to perform, have a knack with people, and learn quickly, we would love to talk with you about the fabulous life of a part-time Dallas food guide. If you are a detail-oriented problem solver let’s talk about the part-time administrative work that keeps our tours running smoothly.


Want to join our team?  These are the following positions we are looking to fill.

Part-Time Tour Guide Positions:

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Do you love Dallas? Do you love food? Can you command a crowd, make them laugh, and have everyone literally eating out the palm of your hand? If so, then this job is for you! Food Tours of America is seeking passionate, highly energetic and responsible people as Tour Guides. Leading a food tour is a combination of quick thinking on your feet, advanced storytelling, and herding cattle from one location to the next. We provide you all the training and get you up to speed. Once you’re up and leading a food tour, you’ll be amazed that you’re getting paid handsomely for something so ridiculously fun and rewarding. Positions are part-time and/or on-call. Only applicants living close to/in downtown or Uptown areas will be considered. Self-employed individuals and/or flexible schedules preferred. Both weekday and weekend positions available. Our walking tours run year round.


This is a part time, flexible position perfect for someone with other work/pursuits.  Set your availability and work when you want!


Pay is hourly plus guest tips, for a total of $20+ per hour.  Our guides generally average $25 per hour and our best guides earn $30+ per hour.  You should be comfortable with mobile technology and thinking on your feet.  You should also be able to stand for long periods of time and walk distances easily.  Our ideal teammate is able to work independently and solve problems not heir own as well as having a positive, team attitude.  Consistent, reliable timeliness and the ability to manage a flexible schedule are key.

Our foodie adventures take place 7 days a week, with start times between 11AM and 6:30PM.  Only applicants living close to/in Dallas, Deep Ellum or Uptown areas will be considered.

Characteristics We Look For:

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  • Star of the Show mentality. People just LOVE you!
  • Responsible, dependable, trustworthy, and on time every single time
  • Able to learn and deliver scripted material
  • Ability to learn and deliver scripted material. Coachable and easily accepts direction
  • Knowledgeable about Dallas’ food and entertainment scene
  • Warm, friendly and welcoming. Easily establishes rapport with every guest
  • Able to develop great relationships with the staff at our partner restaurants
  • Solid first impressions & well-balanced communication skills
  • Proficient voice control, expert eye contact, and active listening skills
  • Well-timed, respectful humor, and strong levels of empathy, charisma, & charm
  • Acute awareness of surroundings, ability to think fast and problem solve
  • Advanced storytelling talent and knack for reading and controlling an audience
  • Follows procedures, and is committed to pre and post tour administrative tasks


Audition Instruction

  1. Check out www.FoodToursOfAmerica.com and our TripAdvisor Reviews to get a good feel for what we do.
  2. Email your resume to foodtoursusa@gmail.com.
  3. Include a cover letter sharing which day(s) of the week (including weekends and evenings) you are available to lead daytime tours and/or evening tours and share why you’d make the perfect food tour guide!

Audition Process

  1. After a quick phone interview, you will be invited to submit a short audition video.
  2. Next, you’ll be invited to watch a live tour in action and chat with a seasoned tour guide.
  3. Up next, get hired, schedule your training, and begin your tour guide adventure!

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