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You Can Now Get Paid To Eat Roast Potatoes

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You Can Now Get Paid To Eat Roast Potatoes

A bar and restaurant chain has offered £200 per hour and free roast dinners for a year to one lucky individual who can help them taste-test their roast potatoes, and all the rest of the trimmings.

We think we've found our calling...

Yep, The Botanist is looking for an official 'Pro-tato Tester' to give their verdict on their crispy roasties, yorkies and meat before they're served to the general public.

An advert on the chain's website reads: "If you know what makes a special spud or a how-to build roast worth a boast, then we have got the perfect weekend job for you!

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"We're on the hunt for a paid roast reviewer who will make sure our new sharing roast is always share-worthy!"

The Botanist is testing out its new sharer roast menu (Credit: The Botanist)
The Botanist is testing out its new sharer roast menu (Credit: The Botanist)

The job has been created to test the restaurant's new 'family-style sharing roasts', which include a board of sides for everyone at the table to tuck into, including crispy parmesan cauliflower cheese, pigs in blankets, creamed cabbage and stuffing balls.

Mmmm.

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The Botanist says it wants to ensure that its boards are "up to their Sunday Best" before they are debuted.

So, it is holding a tasting session on Sunday 19th September, and wants one guest and five loved ones to put the new roast concept to the test.

Roastie aficionados, step this way! (Credit: Shutterstock)
Roastie aficionados, step this way! (Credit: Shutterstock)

If hired, the individual will be expected to write a 500-word review or create an (up to) 60-second social media video for TikTok or Instagram.

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They'll also be given a £500 salary, which amounts to £200 per hour, plus they'll be offered up a monthly roast for two.

The Botanist roast itself sounds super mouthwatering. Customers get a choice of a roast main from one of four perfectly-cooked meats (sirloin beef, chicken, lamb shoulder or pork belly) or a vegan celeriac, mushroom and pearl barley wellington.

A closer look at The Botanist roast (Credit: Instagram/ The Botanist)
A closer look at The Botanist roast (Credit: Instagram/ The Botanist)

Then, they'll get a Yorkshire Pudding and a sharing board for the table, alongside some maple glazed carrots, signature roast potatoes, minted greens, and jugs of gravy.

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You'll have to fight us for this gig, tbh.

You can apply here.

Featured Image Credit: The Botanist

Topics: Food and Drink, Life

Joanna Freedman
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