One of the brand's outlets in Brisbane, Australia, has posted a job application stating a need for a 'Chief Garlic Bread Taste Tester' who will be paid for their services.
The job of every foodie's dreams! To taste food and get paid for it. Food tasting is no joke. You can make between $30,000 and $60,000 annually tasting foods for a living, according to Fox News — and that's just for entry-level work. Or you might just make $15 for a few minutes of eating.
One of the Australian outlets of the well-known pizza chain Domino's has put up a job opportunity on LinkedIn offering one lucky foodie a chance to be a 'Chief Garlic Bread Taste Tester'. That's unique, we've certainly haven't seen too many of these jobs in the classifieds. Though it's only for a day's work, the lucky individual who gets selected will be paid $30 an hour for seven and a half hours as they taste a wide variety of garlic bread along with other foods on their menu.
My perfect job in life would be a garlic bread taster/expert— abbie (@abbiemcginnx) August 24, 2016
"You butter believe it! We’re looking for someone a little bit crunchy, but mostly warm and soft on the inside, to help taste test our World-Famous Garlic Bread at Domino’s Headquarters in Brisbane." they write on the advertisement. The criteria listed in their job opening is hilariously exciting. The outlet claim they are looking for someone who "understands the perfect 'crunch to softness' ratio' and is passionate about food, innovation and having fun.
Thinking of quitting uni and becoming a garlic bread taster?— Hannah (@HannahBrown_95) August 10, 2017
In case you wondering, yes they have some required qualifications, which include a minimum of 5 years' experience in garlic bread consumption. The company also write "Those applying should know they'll be spending the day at Domino's HQ testing a range of treats and 'providing important feedback to the team. If the applicant isn't located within driving distance of the offices, the company is offering return domestic flights and one night's free accommodation.". Now that's real swell of them! Oh and did we mention you get to enjoy free Pizza through the day too! Sounds perfect.
Australia Dominos is looking for a garlic bread taster lol— Sandy (@SandyLim_) September 24, 2019
If you think this job suits you, you better hurry up and apply as applications close on Monday, the 7th of October 2019. Applicants are required to complete the survey on their ad and tell them in a 200-word essay OR in a 30-second video why they make a perfect fit for the role. Be sure to check out their advertisement on LinkedIn for all other details and queries.
Several sources cite food tasting as a thriving career field. The BLS reports an average annual salary of $31,670 for testers and inspectors working in the food manufacturing industries. According to Indeed.com, taste testers earned an average of $24,000 per year as of August 2014.