Deliveroo are looking for a festival food taster and yeah, it's the ultimate dream job 1 year ago

Deliveroo are looking for a festival food taster and yeah, it's the ultimate dream job

It almost sounds too good to be true - but, thankfully, it isn't.

Deliveroo have announced that they are looking for a festival food taster - aka: someone to visit the hottest music festivals and try everything tasty in sight!

The ad, which is also open to applicants in Ireland and the UK, says that whoever lands the seasonal, newly-created role will playa part in determining the "rising stars" in the food truck scene.

The successful candidate, in return for being treated to free attendance at some of Ireland and the UK’s must-see music events, will be expected to report on the food they taste to Deliveroo’s Special Projects team.

They are looking for someone with a "sharp understand of the food" and who "sin't fussy when it comes to trying new dishes."

It continues:

"We're looking for someone who can translate a great foodie experience into recommendations for how we engage with potential partners."

 

The new food taster role has the following requirements:

  • Experience in eating all food types (including meat dishes)
  • A keen understanding of the summer festival scene, you will need to propose festivals to attend with a rationale for each
  • Willingness to travel
  • An excitement which comes from being at the cutting edge of new developments in the food industry and working for a market leader which is expanding at a record pace.
  • Non-smokers are preferable due to taste bud functionality

A spokesperson for Deliveroo said:

“We love our festivals, just like we love our food. We want to reward one lucky festival fanatic with the job of a lifetime, combining both.

“We’re seeking someone who shares Deliveroo’s innovative flair -  happy to sample new and exciting foods and report on them, while having a good time of course."

The feedback provided by the successful candidate will help Deliveroo’s team to decide which restaurants to offer a Deliveroo Editions kitchen to, helping them to expand to new areas and widen customer bases for restaurants.