Steve Smith


Serving as VP of Operations since 2003, Steve entered his twenty fifth year in the hospitality industry in 2012. His varied background includes stints at Paragon Restaurants, Pasta Bravo, and Morton’s Restaurant Group. Steve quickly rose to leadership positions as concepts under his direction established all time highs in sales and profitability. After joining the Puccini group in San Francisco as Director of Restaurants, Steve brought an operator’s perspective to their design process. Steve’s expertise in the hospitality industry serves Eat.Drink.Sleep well as it continues to grow its portfolio of award-winning hotels, restaurants and nightlife venues. He spends his off time with his wife Nicole operating their non-profit dog rescue and enjoys flying the beautiful skies over San Diego.