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Top 5 career options that are ideal for foodies

Jan 30, 2018 17:29 IST
    Career options that are ideal for foodies
    Career options that are ideal for foodies

    So, you take pride in calling yourself a ‘foodie’; but have you ever wondered if your love for food can be transformed into a lucrative career option? Yes, you read that right; your obsession with aromatic flavours can help you earn big bucks, only if you pick the right job or career option available to you. So, check out the 5 cool career options available for foodies and if your love for food is true, no one can stop you from becoming the next Sanjeev Kapoor or Vikas Khanna.

    1. Nutritionist

    While malnutrition still remains a dominant challenge in India; urban India is suffering from a new type of epidemic i.e. Obesity. There are many Lifestyle diseases that can be attributed to unhealthy eating habits. As per a recent study published by The Lancet, India is on the verge of becoming global capital of non-communicable lifestyle diseases. People suffering from heart diseases, cholesterol, blood sugar, obesity and other similar lifestyle diseases, have led to the increased demand for expert nutritionists who can helps us follow healthy lifestyle. You can choose to reshape the lives of people with your pool of information related to the nutritional value of food products. This profession will crown you as a doctor and you will be entitled to recommend a customised diet plan that suited to keep an individual fit. 

    2. Food truck owner

    If you are adventure seeking person and wish to begin your own venture, look for an investment partner and own a food truck. You might be the next Saif Ali Khan who brilliantly portrayed the role of Chef in the movie of same name. Take along the taste of your cuisines to unexplored boundaries. Share your cuisine and experiences on the social media and create a recipe book that might become bestseller in near future among your fan followers. An added boon of owing a food truck is you will get to meet new people who possess love for food. So you can keep on adding exclusive cuisines in your menu.

    3. Food Critic

    According to Indian Food Theory, our food has 6 different flavours: sweet, salty, bitter, sour, astringent and spicy. Being a food critic and to analyse the taste with every bit of minute precision is not going to be an easy job. You will be hated by some chefs and loved by others for being the ultimate food connoisseur. Remember the food critic in the movie ‘Ratatouille’ whose critical review on the recipe led to the downfall of Gusteau's restaurant. You might be the next shining star whose reviews can make or mar the sales of restaurant across the country.

    4. Catering business

    Food services are one of the most vibrant ventures that have witnessed unprecedented growth in recent times. If you have the talent that blends with the taste buds of your target audience with the right pricing, you will never have to look back in life. Be it a birthday party, or marriage ceremony, if you offer unforgettable delicacies, you be able to book substantial orders from the potential customers.

    5. Baker

    Investment in bakery as a career will always bear sweet fruit just like the profession that involves round the clock usage of unique sweeteners. As per a report by ASSOCHAM, India is the third largest manufacturing hub of bakery in the world after USA and China, which indicates that at present India is leading Europe in terms of sweet-tooth craving when it comes to love of bakery products. An added boon of this career is that your interest in bakery will keep your sweet tooth cravings at bay. The best thing about being a baker is you can always bake this world into an aromatic place that is hard to resist.

    When you give your passion wings to fly, even the simplest of cuisine like Khichdi can be prepared in a mouth-watering flavour. All you need is the art of playing with ingredients like a magician plays with its props.

    Share this article with your loved ones who are foodies and help them build a heavenly career amidst the aroma of food cravings! For more interesting stories on carving out a wonderful career stay tuned with us @ https://www.jagranjosh.com/jobs.

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