Chef Paul Smith

Chef Paul Smith
Corporate Chef

Chef Paul is a Culinary Institute of America graduate with work experience at The Ritz-Carlton, The Biltmore Hotel, The Windsor Club and University of Charleston, among others. A leading figure in WV's culinary community, Chef provides consultative services to restaurants including menu development, yeild testing, and food cost with the extra bonus of being kind and funny. Chef Paul also developed the Buzz Carnivore Club, cautiously leading mere mortals into the world of highest quality beef. 

Favorite Cut of Meat: Spinalis

Describe yourself in 3 words: Fun – Thoughtful - Generous

Best concert you attended: A Tribe Called Quest

Best advice you’ve received: “Don’t sweat the small stuff.”

3 things you’d take on a desert island: Knife – Lighter – 1 chicken

Reach Chef Paul at: or 707-235-8072.

Follow Chef Paul on twitter: @ChefPaulBuzz 

More Team

Jason Jean

Sales Manager, Chief Meathead

Dickinson Gould


Dennis Benson

Grocery Purchasing

Vickie Vassar

Accounts Payable

Robert Tyler

Charleston Area

Chef Paul Smith

Corporate Chef

Justin Vance

Fairmont, Clarksburg & Morgantown, WV

Ryan Wines

Fayetteville, Beckley & Snowshoe, WV

Tammy Deitz

Accounts Receivable

Sierra Jones

Seafood Queen

Kayla Young

Beef Wizard

John Haddy, Jr.

General Manager

Jeremy Humphreys

Meat Cutter

Brian Reed

Warehouse Supervisor

Jason Halstead

Head Meat Cutter

Chris Linville

Meat Cutter

Bruce Hannigan

Meat Cutter

Ada Thomas


Travis Lawrence

Meat Cutter

Chris Knapp

Parkersburg, Huntington, & Logan, WV

Ezra Gottke-Slone

Warehouse Supervisor

Mark Morrell

Warehouse Supervisor