About Us - FoodTrip | Viajes Gastronómicos en Chile

Who we are

We are eno-gastronomic travel designers, experts in the creation of excursions that inspire, uplift, and showcase our cultural origins. We select the finest, most exclusive destinations in Chile to create an unforgettable experience.

What motivates us

We love having the opportunity to share our culture, origins, traditions, and customs. We strive to create a sustainable tourism framework that includes local artisans and producers on all of our excursions. It is our goal to create an experience with a local feel that brings forth feelings of awe, pleasure, and happiness.

How we operate

We are an experienced, creative, and professional team. We work with a select group of providers to create memorable experiences. We hold ourselves to high standards and carefully review the quality of all of the products we offer.

Who we are

We are culinary travel designers, experts in the creation of excursions that inspire, uplift, and showcase our cultural origins. We select the finest, most exclusive destinations in Chile to create an unforgettable experience.

What motivates us

We love having the opportunity to share our culture, origins, traditions, and customs. We strive to create a sustainable tourism framework that includes local artisans and producers on all of our excursions. It is our goal to create an experience with a local feel that brings forth feelings of awe, pleasure, and happiness.

How we operate

We are an experienced, creative, and professional team. We work with a select group of providers to create memorable experiences. We hold ourselves to high standards and carefully review the quality of all of the products we offer.

Team Foodtrip

Karla Lodis

Karla Lodis

Executive director, travel guide and consultant

Karla holds a degree from the International School of Hospitality and Tourism Management Vatel in Paris, France, where she lived for more than 15 years. Traveling and the culinary arts are her passions and motivation for creating Foodtrip Chile. Leading the business is a way for her to do what she loves and share the rich culinary history of Chile with others.

What she recommends in Chile:
Wine: Carignan Villalobos Dish: Humitas with Chilena Salad Drink: Wine with Chirimoya Place: Isla de Chiloé

José Miguel Domínguez

José Miguel Domínguez

Director of operations, guide and travel consultant

José Miguel is a commercial engineer and holds a postgraduate degree from Les Roches School of Hospitality Management in Switzerland. He has traveled the world, learning about the foods and culinary practices of other cultures. José leads the company’s operations and maintains our high service standards.

What I recommend in Chile:
Wine: Montsecano Pinot Noir Dish: Charquicán Drink: Strawberry Clery Place: San Pedro de Atacama

Verónica Castillo

Verónica Castillo

Guide and travel consultant

Verónica is a tourism technician with more than 25 years of experience working with travel agencies and airlines. She is a passionate traveler who has been around the world, learning about different cultures and customs. All of this experience and expertise makes her a welcome addition to the Foodtrip Chile team, where she coordinates the merchandising of our products.

What I recommend in Chile:
Wine: Casa Silva, Los Lingues, Carmenére  Dish: Carbonada  Drink: Piscola Place: Puerto Natales

Host

Katherine Bauerle

Katherine Bauerle

Cultural and culinary guide

Katherine is a journalist who specializes in international relations, but her passion for cooking prompted her to study gastronomy.

Rodrigo Villablanca

Rodrigo Villablanca

Wine and culinary guide

Rodrigo is a journalist and sommelier with more than 10 years of experience in the world of wine, both in Chile and abroad.

Carola Olhagaray

Carola Olhagaray

Cultural and culinary guide

Carola has a degree in tourism and hospitality, with expertise in group coordination, event planning, and culinary tourism.

Camila Becker

Camila Becker

Culinary and agritourism guide

Camila is a forestry Engineer, outdoor athlete, adventurer, and a lover of wines and healthy foods.

Daniel Blanco

Daniel Blanco

Culinary guide

Daniel is a Chilean chef with more than 15 years of experience in gastronomy, event planning, education, and tourism.

Karla Riquelme

Karla Riquelme

Wine and culinary guide

Karla is a food and wine journalist who has covered the topic for over 10 years.

Carolina Carriel

Carolina Carriel

Cultural and culinary guide

Carolina is a Biotechnology Engineer, cook, griller and gastro-turism lover, of products, farmers and landscapes.

Keryma Briceño

Keryma Briceño

Cultural Guide