10 Careers Where You Can Eat for a Living

They say that to be truly fulfilled in life, you should turn what you love to do into a career. It's possible to do just that with eating. Geri Lavrov/Getty Images

Foodies are taking over the world. Whether you go for gourmet creations by the finest chefs, or the latest crazy gastronomic mashup, eating is your passion and you take it seriously. And as you wrap up another wonderful meal, you find yourself remarking, "I wish I could get paid to do this."

You can, and many people do. Food critics aren't the only people who get paid to eat, although that is a classic foodie career. Many jobs for people who love to eat and appreciate food are out there, some you've probably never even thought about. These 10 should jump to the front of the line in your culinary career consideration. First course?