Joshua Smith

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GBS Full Member

Certified Cicerone® 

UK

Job Title: Beer Sommelier/Cicerone

Company Details: European Brand Ambassador Goose Island Beer Company, Chicago, USA

Biography: I have worked for 15 years in the hospitality industry culminating in management positions at both the White Horse on Parsons Green & The Champion on the Bayswater Road

I also hold a qualification in Cheese awarded by the Cheese Academy in the UK, Associate level

In my current role I have run multiple event formats including beer dinners, tap takeovers, music festivals & special beer releases. I have coordinated social campaigns and assisted in brokering commercial deals with key customers

Beer education is a large section of my current job, I have created education programs and materials to share knowledge and passion of our brewery to ensure stakeholders promote the brewery and become local ambassadors

Instagram: @JoshuaBeerSmith