Our Story

What started as a two-person project by Matin Lashkari and Shirin Tahanan around 3 years ago has now expanded to a team of dozen young Iranian women with a strong passion for Iranian cuisine.

Our carefully selected cooks are some of the best in town, know all about their local specialities and have a great taste in presenting Persian food in the way it should be presented. Our expert English-speaking guides are gifted storytellers, big foodies and enthusiastic about Iranian food. And the rest of us are here to create content about Persian food, design the most valuable food experiences and take care of everything you might have to do with Persian Food Tours.

Yazd cooking class

Our mission

Due to Persia’s geographical location and the many invasions and conquests of the mighty Persian empire, today’s Persian cuisine is enriched with tastes and flavours of Azerbaijani, Kurdish, Caucasian, Turkish, Indian, Greek and Arabic gastronomy.

At Persian Food Tours we offer food adventures in Iran. Anything from exploring the culinary scene of cities and villages, to cooking classes and fine dining experiences. We’re here to introduce Iran’s culinary culture, share the secrets of the Persian kitchen and enrich your trip to Iran with one tasty memory.

Our Team

Matin Lashkari


Shirin Tahanan


Bahar Asadi




Tina Namirian


Ava Izadpanah

Cook / Guide

Tabassom Naghavi


Mahsa Albeheshti




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