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Start a side hustle using your restaurant skills

side hustle

Everyone is buzzing about starting a new side hustle. Now, you can begin yours doing what you do best, working in restaurants. 

Side hustles are all the rage right now. Whether you want to build up a financial cushion, pay off bills, or just supplement your permanent employment — making extra income is a great idea, especially in our current economic climate. 

Unfortunately, if you search on Google or browse TikTok, most side hustles seem pretty skeptical.

You’ll have to research the legitimacy of the gig and then invest your personal information into something you don’t know will work out long-term. 

You can avoid that mess by sticking to what you already know, restaurant work. And do it through a company you already trust, Poached. 

With Poached Shifts, you can build your side hustle on your terms and connect with reputable restaurants in your area. 

Just download the Poached app from the Google Play Store or App store — and set up your Shifts account. From there, you can start to apply to shifts that match your availability. 

You’re essentially a freelance hospitality professional, filling in restaurant staffing needs with your skills and experience. 

All shifts on Poached are posted with the hourly pay rate and an estimated total payout. There are zero fees or taxes, so what you see is what you get. 

The best part about working shifts is that we aim to provide quality jobs with pay transparency. 

We’re constantly negotiating with employers to raise pay rates — so when you work with Poached Shifts, you know you’ll find fair-paying jobs. 

Here are a few reasons Poached Shifts is a great side hustle for anyone: 

Extra Income:

If you’re looking for a side hustle, you’re doing it for extra income. With Poached Shifts, you get paid quickly and fairly with zero fees – so it’s a great way to earn significant side cash whenever you want or need to. 


You can work shifts regularly to bolster your income or use it periodically as a safety net between jobs or during the slow season. Poached Shifts was built to provide more flexibility in hospitality work. 


Poached Shifts is a great side hustle for networking with other professionals in your area and even in other cities when traveling. Many employers post shifts with the hopes of hiring someone permanently, so you could even find your next best job working shifts. 


If you’re looking to break into the hospitality industry or want to change careers — starting a restaurant side hustle is a great way to gain experience. There are a lot of shifts that range from entry-level to more skilled positions  — so you can work your way up. 

Private & Secure:

At Poached, your privacy and security are important to us. Only your name and user profile are provided to the employer when you work shifts. They don’t have access to your email or phone number, so you can rest assured that your privacy and security are covered.

Everyone can enjoy the freedom and flexibility of working with Poached Shifts. If you’ve been considering a side gig to increase your monthly earnings, then get started by downloading the app today! 


Ashley McNally

Ashley McNally likes to cook, loves to bake, and is always dreaming of her next meal. With over 13 years of experience working in various roles within a restaurant — McNally has made a home in hospitality.

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