• Starts November 2019!

Celebrity Chef Led Farmer’s Market Tour

Quick Details


  • This is an exclusive tour of the Sarasota Farmer’s Market in our lively downtown area led by a local celebrity chef where you personally learn how to select the finest and freshest produce, cheeses, fish, herbs, spices, olive oils, and other savory ingredients.
  • You will be sampling amazing flavors from our choice of top vendors as you go.
  • As you stroll through the market visiting various culinary vendor tents, your chef will teach you what to look for when buying organic, what colors to look for in ripened fruits and vegetables, and other nuggets of knowledge that you can take back to your own kitchen!

Time: 9 a.m. on Saturdays

Duration: Three hours

Where to meet: The Fat Chef Statue on corner of Main and Lemon outside Mattison’s Grill & Restaurant in downtown Sarasota.

Includes: Your personal tour of the Sarasota Farmer’s Market with your chef tour guide and MANY tastings along the way!

Attire: Comfortable walking shoes

Weather: Rain or shine, so please dress for the weather

Parking: We suggest that you park in the 2nd Street City Parking Garage above the Whole Foods parking. The entrance to the free parking for 4 hrs. on levels 2-4 is on 2nd St. 

Parking is also available in the State Street parking garage on State Street. Please be aware that the City of Sarasota is now charging for parking after three hours. The fourth hour is $3 and it it $1 per hour after that.

Please note that all Sarasota tours require a minimum of five people. This does not mean one party must book five individuals, but that our total headcount achieves the minimum. We will notify you if we have not reached this capacity and will always strive to accommodate our valued guests!