News

International press eats up Tourism Richmond's food blogger posting

Tourism Richmond is looking for someone to eat at least one meal a day in a Richmond restaurant for 365 days. - Bhreandáin Clugston photo
Tourism Richmond is looking for someone to eat at least one meal a day in a Richmond restaurant for 365 days.
— image credit: Bhreandáin Clugston photo

The international media is eating up Tourism Richmond's job posting that is a foodie's delight and includes a premium salary and free eats.

With more than three weeks remaining until the application deadline closes, hundreds of applicants have already e-mailed in their resumes, hoping to stake the $50,000 salary and the daunting caloric task of eating at a different Richmond restaurant every day for an entire year.

"The online buzz and attention...yeah, it's exceeded our expectations," said Tourism Richmond spokesperson Kristen McKenzie.

The job also comes with compensation for accomodations, though those details haven't been finalized.

So far, applications have come from far abroad, including Indonesia, Australia, Thailand, the Czech Republic, the United Kingdom and the United States, among others.

Interested bloggers can apply online via Tourism Richmond’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/RichmondBC.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Q&A: Ex-transportation ministers criticize referendum, discuss TransLink
 
Protestors claim immigration is reason for traffic gridlock
 
ELECTION 2014: Malcolm Brodie won all polls, councillors split
Council orders Richmond property owner to clean up
 
NDP accused of trying to stifle conflicts
 
ELECTION 2014: Support for Harold Steves is still strong
Home is where her art is
 
CP Holiday Train stopping in Pitt Meadows
 
RCMP members recognized for bravery

Community Events, November 2014

Add an Event


Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Nov 21 edition online now. Browse the archives.