Get Paid $20,000 To Eat Tacos

Become a Taco Trailblazer 🌮

If you’ve ever dreamed of getting paid to review some of the best tacos in the United States, this is the perfect job for you.

Yelp is looking to hire someone to go all around the country and eat at the top-rated taco spots. You’ll spend four months on this journey, all while making tons of money in the process.

Embark on the Taco Trail

Yelp recently released their list of the Top 100 Taco Spots in America, just in time for National Taco Day on October 4. In order to celebrate this momentous occasion, the company wants to hire one lucky person to venture to a few of these different spots and give their opinions on the tacos in question.

Think you’re the person for the job? Scroll to find out how you can apply.

What You’ll Do

If selected as the Taco Trailblazer, you’ll select tacos to try from 20 different locations around the country. You’ll have from November 1, 2022 to February 29, 2023 to hit up each spot.

Aside from eating delicious tacos, you’ll also need to make three videos per month and three blog posts total for Yelp, talking about the tacos you’re tasting.

What You’ll Win

The winner will be awarded $20,000 to tackle the taco trail and visit 20 of the 100 locations, selected by Yelp. Not to mention the fact that you’ll get to eat the best of the best tacos in the country.

The locations you’ll visit are:

  • Deckhand Dave’s Fish Tacos (Juneau, AK)
  • Cocina Madrigal (Phoenix, AZ)
  • Taco Nazo – Bellflower (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Taqueria Mi Ranchito (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Fernandez Restaurant (San Diego, CA)
  • Taco Aya Yay (Lafayette, CO)
  • Tacos Jalisco (Key Largo, FL)
  • Tacos Del Chavo (Kennesaw, GA)
  • Shaka Tacoz (Captain Cook, HI)
  • Del Seoul (Chicago, IL)
  • Tlaolli (Indianapolis, IN)
  • Birria & Barbacoa De Chivo Los Compadre’s (Baton Rouge, LA)
  • Bajamar Seafood & Tacos (Las Vegas, NV)
  • Los Tacos No. 1 (New York, NY)
  • Guerra’s Krazy Taco (Springfield, OH)
  • Granny’s Tacos (Austin, TX)
  • Mami Coco (Dallas, TX)
  • Sangria On The Burg (San Antonio, TX)
  • Taqueria Pollo Asado (Lynnwood, WA)

How To Enter

To apply, send in a 30-60 video explaining why you’re qualified to be the Taco Trailblazer. You’ll also need to send in a Yelp collection you’ve created with a minimum of five food businesses.

You’ll be judged based on their love of local businesses, taco tasting talent, and social media presence. Applicants must be 21 years or older and reside in the United States. Applications are due October 4.

Ready to apply? Click here for the application!

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