You could get paid £500 to taste kebabs - and win a year's supply of them

Do you consider yourself a kebab connoisseur? (Photo: Mike Cowling)Do you consider yourself a kebab connoisseur? (Photo: Mike Cowling)
Do you consider yourself a kebab connoisseur? (Photo: Mike Cowling)

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If you’re looking to pocket a bit of extra cash in the lead up to Christmas, there are few better ways than getting paid to sample some delicious food.

Popular restaurant and bar chain, The Botanist, is offering the chance to do just that. The company is currently hunting for a taste tester to try its new hanging kebabs.

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Get paid to eat

The botanical themed eatery, which boasts 19 venues across the UK, is looking for one lucky individual to become its hanging kebabs taste tester, ensuring the latest (and future) creations are just as good as its classics.

The role involves providing honest feedback so that the dishes can be made as enjoyable as possible for other customers - and you will be paid £500 for your opinion.

Among the new dishes are a chicken and chorizo skewer, five spice duck with hoisin sauce, and crispy halloumi with garlic butter.

The chosen candidate will be tasked with sampling each of the new kebabs and the ideal sides and sauces to be served with each one. You will also help staff to decide on the perfect drink to complement each dish and work on developing new hanging kebab options for The Botanist 2020 menu.

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And as a seasonal treat, the lucky candidate will have the chance to try the Christmas hanging kebab to ensure it is set to become another festive favourite.

The role involves providing honest feedback on the new hanging kebabs (Photo: The Botanist/Instagram)

Free supply of kebabs

In return for your insight, you will not only receive £500 on completion of your first job - The Botanist will also reward you with a free hanging kebab meal for two every month in 2020.

You can also look forward to a bonus pancake hanging kebab to celebrate Shrove Tuesday, and have the chance to see your own signature kebab creation added to the Spring Specials in your local Botanist branch.

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The Botanist has restaurants in Alderley Bridge, Bath, Birmingham, Cheltenham, Chester, Coventry, Manchester, Didsbury, Farnham, Knutsford, Leeds, Marlow, Newcastle, Reading, Salford, Sheffield, Warrington, West Bridgford and York.

How to apply

To apply for the role, visit The Botanist website or email [email protected]

This article originally appeared on our sister site, Yorkshire Evening Post.