What's the Buzz

Taste Buzz Food Tours was founded in 2016 by a Las Vegas native. Growing up in Vegas, graduating from UNLV and working in the restaurant and hospitality industry since she was 15 years old, Kathryn knows her city well! Inspired by her love for food and passion for traveling, Kathryn Kelly created Taste Buzz Food Tours, a food tour company that allows Vegas visitors to experience the type of vacation that they want. So whether you’re in Vegas for a dining experience to match your “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas” vacation or you’re just looking for a laid-back activity to discover the city while enjoying some delicious food, we have a food tour for you!

Vegas can be overwhelming. Where do you go? Who do you trust? Taste Buzz Food Tours are designed to show people a part of Vegas that you would only taste and see if you knew somebody that lived here. You’ll be in good hands with your Taste Buzz Foodie Friend. They’ll take you to all the best places to eat, provide insider information on attractions and local culture and give you recommendations on shows, restaurants, and other activities. So even if you didn’t know anyone before you arrive, you’ll feel like you did before you leave.

Meet your Las Vegas Foodie Friends


Stephanie is originally from New Jersey but let the east coast to be closer to her family. As a new Las Vegas resident, Stephanie is excited and eager to discover everything there is to know about Las Vegas. She participated in a Taste Buzz Food Tour and was hooked.

“I had the best pizza I’ve ever had! I had no idea these places existed. It was so much fun and you meet people from so many places.”

She quickly became part of the family and if you take a food tour with her, she’ll be just as excited as you when you discover something you wouldn’t have been able to on your own.

Stephanie has a passion for meeting people from around the world, learning about their culture, and trying their food. Her favorite food is Saag Paneer. Watch her face light up as she tells you what that is.

Stephanie, Your Foodie Friend
Stephanie was a great tour guide and showed us all sorts of amazing foods places. We also saw a lot of amazing sites at the other resorts. We loved the food so much that we actually ended up going back to a lot of the places for seconds!
Jaden A, Trip Advisor


Shaun, Your Foodie Friend
Shaun, our tour guide, well he's just something else! I couldn't have been more happy if I tried to be. So well informed and some lovely foodie places, a real insight into Downtown Vegas. If you're thinking of going on this food tour-Just do it, you won't regret it!
molly07x, Trip Advisor

Shaun grew up in southern California but Vegas has been his home since 1988. He remembers Vegas the way it used to be before Fremont Street became the Fremont Street Experience, before the Dunes became the Bellagio, and when Wet N’ Wild was located on the Las Vegas Strip.

“I left Vegas a few times to live in Michigan, Indiana, and Utah but Vegas keeps calling me back.”

Even when he’s not at work, you’ll find Shaun hanging out downtown. His favorite places are some of the older local hangout spots like the El Cortez, Elis Island, and Champagnes because it brings back nostalgia of Vegas past.

Shaun loves pasta and makes a mean red sauce with Italian hot sausage and red wine. He’d be happy to make it for you if you promise to do karaoke with him!

Take a food tour with Shaun and he’d love to tell you where all the best bargains are and where to meet the locals.


Kathryn is a true native, born and raised in Las Vegas She has seen the city grow, change and evolve as to what is has become today.

After living in France for two years, she brought back with her a new found passion for enjoying a wonderful meal amongst family, friends and strangers who all share their love for food, wine, stories and appreciation of enjoying life in the moment.

“I have always loved food. I know how to cook and I sure know how to eat. If I didn’t work out as much as I do, it would definitely show!”

Kathryn has worked in the service industry since she was 15 years old in various restaurants on and off the Strip.

Take a food tour with Kathryn and she will love to introduce to you the city she know as Las Vegas. She will share with you her passion of amazing food that has grown so much from 99¢ foot long hotdogs to the most delicious dishes in the city today.


Taste Buzz Food Tours and Chefini's Hot Dogs
We we're fortunate to have Kathryn as our guide. She made the experience much like hanging out with a close friend or family member. Told us little facts about many different things, showed us some good picturesque spots, and made the entire day an exciting experience.
Sarah C, Trip Advisor