Tour Guide – American
Raymond Miller joined the Ybor City Food Guide team in September, 2014. He has been a permanent resident of Florida since his high school years. He has lived on both coasts of the state of Florida, including Ft. Lauderdale, DeLand, St. Petersburg, Sarasota, and Tampa.
He practiced law for 35+ years and now enjoys sharing his knowledge about historic Ybor City, including Ybor’s tasty and unique cuisine.
In his free time Raymond enjoys being with his family, exercising, and watching sporting events. He has four children and three grandchildren. He is an active member of his local YMCA, and a long-time fan of both the Tampa Bay Bucs and Tampa Bay Rays.
Bi Lingual Tour Guide – German
My name is Martina and I am from Germany. The military brought me and my family to Tampa.
I like to travel around Europe and America with my husband and 2 boys! I volunteer at the local Animal shelter and train dogs!
I love Ybor City and all the history and great food it has to offer.
Tour Narrator, Self-Guided Tour
I’m a veteran of the US Army, served 6 years as a Communication Specialist.
I worked for a couple of radio stations that played Top 40, Mexican Regional, News and Sports Talk Radio. After 15 years in media, I started my own business and currently serve a few radio stations in the US and a couple in Mexico. My favorite scripture is John 10:10.
Bi-Lingual Tour Guide – German and Lituanian
Director of Marketing
My name is Christian Maldonado, and I’m originally from New York City, but relocated to Florida from my home in Pennsylvania. I attend the University of Tampa, and am studying to obtain my bachelors, in International Business Management. I graduated high school with a 4.46 GPA, was head of Student Council, FBLA, National Honor Society, and even created our NOW official student spirit club.
I’m PROUD TO BE the Director of Marketing at Ybor City Food Tours. I plan to take our company to a new height in social media, and develop a tremendous social circle, in order to become a huge success!
Tour Guide – American
Retired executive from the Public Television andradio industry.
Relocated to Florida from Pennsylvania two years ago.
Has 2 children and four grandchildren.
Love living the beach bum life!
Bi-Lingual Tour Guide – Spanish
My name is Alyssa Boncal and I’m originally from Buffalo, NY. I came down to Tampa for my schooling. I am currently studying at the University of South Florida as an Accounting Major.
I have always had a job since I was 16 years old. My previous jobs included lifeguarding at various pools and at a Lake Erie beach, babysitting, and working in the rental shop at a ski and snowboard resort.
Working for Ybor City Food Tours is a great opportunity and learning experience. I am grateful to be part of such a great team and great company!