What's your dream job? For some, it's astronaut or ballerina. Maybe when you were a kid, you wanted to work with lions or sail the seven seas. But for three young people, the dream job is working for peanuts. Literally.
Meet the Planters Peanutters. "Sweet 'n Salty" Lauren Enkerud, "Dry Roasted" Dani Poole, and "Smoked Almond" Adam Escobar are the three recent college grads chosen to spend a year traveling the United States while escorting Mr. Peanut to various nutty destinations. In fact, "Smoked Almond" Adam is a local, graduating from Florida International University with a degree in international business.
The "Peanutters" were chosen from more than 1,500 applicants who wanted the coveted positions. So how did this lucky trio get the job? Well, they had to show their marketing and public relations skills and not have any peanut allergies.
If you want to meet Lauren, Dani, Adam, and Mr. Peanut himself, the Nutmobile will be out and about all weekend, providing photo ops and free samples to Miamians (as if we're not nutty enough).
Mr. Peanut and the Nutmobile will be at the following locations:
Saturday, March 8
Winn-Dixie at 3275 Coral Way in Coral Gables from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Winn-Dixie at 10505 NW 41st St. in Doral from 2 to 5 p.m.
Sunday, March 9
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El Dorado parking lot in Little Havana (corner of SW Eighth Street and 25th Avenue) from noon to 5 p.m.