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Could you be the face of chippers in Ireland?

WANTED: Chip model. Must be able to look sultry while holding a battered sausage.


The Irish Traditional Italian Chippers Association (ITICA) are looking for a “brand ambassador” to represent them next year.

Yes, you could be the next Virginia Macari.

virginia macari Source: ITICA

The competition is open to all males and females over 18, and the lucky winner will be chosen by model scout Jules Fallon, stylist Maria Fusco and Roz Flanagan of Dublin Wives fame.

And they’ll be in great company – previous chip models include Georgia Salpa and Nadia Forde, who did this lovely shoot to promote National Fish and Chips Day.

National Fish and Chips Day Source: James Horan/Photocall Ireland

If it sounds like your cup of tea (or indeed, your kind of takeaway) you can enter here.

The winner will receive a contract with 1st Options modelling agency, a holiday and a €1000 cash prize. Tasty.

No word yet on whether a steady supply of curry cheese chips and battered sausages are included in the prize.

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