Become a tea and cake taster

About the job

MSC Cruises is looking for an individual with a sweet tooth who enjoys a proper brew. The position, onboard MSC Magnifica, will involve rigorous testing of the popular Yorkshire Tea, as well as hours spent ensuring the cakes are practically perfect in every way. In return, the chosen Tea Taster will benefit of a free 7 day cruise aboard our extraordinary ship, MSC Magnifica where he/she will be able to enjoy our extended list of onboard entertainment from its plush 1,200 seat theatre to its spectacular casino. Job starts April 2018 for a 7 day contract. Accommodation will be provided, as well as a daily wage of tea and cake.

Main Responsibilities
• Ensure that the Yorkshire tea, voted for by the British public, is served correctly with all additional condiments required
• Advise other guests on how best to make a cup of tea when brewing in cabins
• Check that cakes served are light and fluffy 
• Ensure a good variety of cakes are provided in the onboard restaurants 
• Provide recommendations on the best accompaniments for the perfect brew
Ideal candidate
• Must be passionate about a good cup of tea
• Have a developed palate
• Must have a sweet tooth
• Must have sea legs or be willing to acquire them
• Be able to host a good tea party
• Have a relaxed approach to life 
• No other cakifications required 


• Hours: Flexible
• Wage: Payment in Kind (Tea & Cake) 
• Location: MSC Magnifica, North Sea
• Contract: Temporary