Midgi Moore is the owner and Chief Eating Officer for Juneau Food Tours and Co-CEO of Global Tours Connect, a boutique online marketplace for food, culture, and history tours. She has lived in Alaska for more than 12 years and got her start in the culinary industry as a food writer and blogger. Midgi has worked diligently to seek unique opportunities to share Alaska’s rich food story.
Her company opened in 2015 and has hosted thousands of hungry visitors in Alaska’s capital city. She serves as Vice-chair on the Executive Board for the World Food Travel Association, from which she earned a Culinary Travel Professional certification. On the local level, she serves as President of the Juneau Downtown Business Association and on the board of Juneau Rollergirls, a non-profit roller derby league. She is also a Junior League volunteer and teaches 5thgraders about entrepreneurship.
Her passion for food and telling the story of Alaska have been noted in the New York Times, Washington Times, Washington Post, Vogue.com, as well as countless blogs and international and national television shows, including All the Best with Zita and Gordon Ramsey: Uncharted.
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