The Best Job in the World?

August 2, 2002 ( - Talk about a job opportunity made in heaven.

An exclusive London grocery story wants to hire a chocolate connoisseur to traverse the globe, select the best chocolate and — get this —  get paid $54,500 for their “trouble.”

The Daily Telegraph newspaper said the Fortnum & Mason personnel director Cathy O’Neill has already been bombarded with applications after she advertised the post as the “best job in the world.”

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But finding the best chocolate taster is apparently easier said then done.

“We only advertised it Sunday,” O’Neill told the Telegraph. “But already we have we have had loads of people writing in saying they have absolutely no experience, or they work in the metal industry or something, but they love chocolate.”