10 Careers Where You Can Eat for a Living

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Author's Note: 10 Careers Where You Can Eat for a Living

Eating for a living sounds like the ultimate career for someone who loves food. However, I found out these jobs require a lot of hard work, odd hours and creativity — along with enduring criticism from customers and restaurants alike. If you have a thick skin and don't mind working alone, some of these jobs might just be a perfect fit. Just make sure you have the proper background (although a competitive eater only needs an iron-clad stomach), and soon enough you could make a name for yourself in food circles.

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