1. Cheese Professional
Love cheese? Why don’t you make a career out of it? Start by working in a cheese shop and earn your certification from American Cheese Society which will make you cheese sommelier. From then on you’re one cheesy hot shot for high-end restaurants and can even advise cheesemakers on best practices.
Combine your love for chemistry and food with this fairly new career option. They are also known as flavour chemists and spend hours mixing chemicals to find the perfect butterscotch. A few hours well spent right?
3. Food Photographer
The golden age of Food Photography is here, and you better not miss this train. Start your own food photography website, you will be surprised to know how many people’s hearts and stomachs you manage to reach. Take a photo, induce hunger and get paid. Dream job, anyone?
4. Food Stylist
Wonder how the food photographer manages to capture the food that seems so perfectly arranged and elegantly placed?Well, food has food stylists.
5. Menu Designer
As easy as it may sound, designing a menu is an art.
6. Culinary Tour Guide
Food tourism is fast becoming the next travel trend and culinary tours are the most important part.
7. Flavour Guru
So if you are a flavour guru at Ben & Jerry’s headquarters in Vermont, then your job is to create new ice cream flavours.
8. Recipe Tester
Be it a cookbook or a magazine, a recipe needs to be tested to ensure that the home cooks won’t end up getting exasperated.
9. Taste Tester
Before any food item hits the market, it needs to be thoroughly tested and graded. Foods are graded on criteria like texture, flavour and viscosity.
10. Fortune Cookie Message Writer
It might not be full-time, but it would be a great way to earn some extra cash if you have a little Confucius in you.