Well foodie, it’s time you considered a career catering to your status as a food and drink aficionado. While you may not have gone to culinary school, there are still a variety of career options available for those with an interest in food.
Here are seven foodie jobs you should consider:
1. Food blogger: If you love food and also have a knack for writing, food blogging might be right up your alley. Whether you work in-house at a publication or freelance for a variety of outlets–this is one job sure to put your foodie skills to the test. Kickstart your future in blogging by creating your own personal food blog.
2. Corporate caterer: This relatively new career option plays to the need for companies to feed their employees and clients. This position calls for a variety of different skills: menu planning, ingredient sourcing, and project management. Not to mention, there’s a variety of different companies springing up with available positions.
3. Sales representative: When it comes to sales positions, passion is key to excelling. There are a variety of different careers you can take as a sales representative in the food industry, from working trade shows and conventions to managing sales with current customers. If you are a skilled sales foodie, then this is the perfect opportunity for you.
4. Catering director: This position entails managing dining experiences for events. If you’re a foodie with a passion for event planning and working on a budget, look no further. This is usually an all-in-one position and involves a wide variety of food knowledge mixed with a keen sense of planning.