Sure, you will be able to squeeze a piece of pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving after a big dinner. Or maybe considering that things will look a little different this year, you skip the turkey and make a pie for your main course. Either way, you want to make sure you end up with the best possible pumpkin pie.
So what if we told you you could get the chance taste test a bunch of different pumpkin pies and get paid $ 500 to do so? Thanks for the latest “dream job” competition, you can. Here’s what to know.
Pumpkin pie position
Basically, the job involves traveling around your area and sampling the various pumpkin pies on offer and then judging them by on the following qualities:
- Pie appearance and color
- Pumpkin-ness and filling flavor
- Pastries and firmness
- Filling of smoothness and structure
- Combination of spices and the complexity of the taste
- Value for money
In addition to $ 500, you also get a food and local travel budget to cover any additional expenses.
How to apply
To be considered for the position of pumpkin tail technician, you must be a resident of the United States or Canada, and at least 21 years old. All you have to do is fill out this very short form (with your name, email address, state, and a brief explanation of why you would be perfect for the role) no later than Saturday, December 5th at 23:59 EST. The winner / successful candidate will be chosen at random and notified on Monday 7 December.
Like most of these competitions, there are a lot Terms and Conditions– including that the winner’s “details and photos” can be used for promotional purposes – so read them before applying. If everything seems to be in order (and you do not mind handing over some personal information), pick up the pie.