Founder. CEO. Chief Curator.Specializing in making the world a smaller place Mary connects people to community through stories, culture and of course, food. After traveling all over the world, Mary realized the beauty of connecting to the local community and the importance of giving back. Combining these passions, Mary creates unique experiences and tours for individual guests, parties and private events, inviting people to learn more about Washington DC, its neighborhoods and the local community, all while giving back through a one-for-one food tour program. Carpe DC Food Tours has been featured in Fox News, Brightest Young Things, Where Magazine, and USA Travel and has been rated a top tour experience in Washington DC for 4 years and counting. Carpe DC has also donated over 15,000+ meals to residents in need in the district.