Joseph Smith
Creative Director of Food & Beverage

Joseph is the Creative Director of Food & Beverage at The Path Entertainment Group; passionate, creative, and hands-on with his F&B specialist knowledge from thirteen year’s senior management experience.

Joseph began his journey of love for good food and drink at the early age of sixteen in a busy Italian restaurant in York. Working in all areas, Joe eventually took a lead in staff training and, as his career progressed, he travelled around the country as an opening supervisor and manager for new sites of numerous restaurant chains.

In 2018 Joe became the Head of F&B for a national hotel chain with nine sites that featured thirteen F&B full-service restaurant and event spaces, shortly after being promoted to Head of F&B Operations and Development and tasked with rebuilding the companies F&B structure from the ground up, including building and programming a new finance system, overseeing a gross revenue in excess of £8 million. His lead on there-development and costing of company-wide beverage menus led to an annual increase of £500k gross revenue. Joe went on to lead the F&B development off our new venues within the company.

Working alongside some of the UK’s most prominent beverage brands, Joe successfully secured brand support and created many investment opportunities

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