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 

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Jason Jean

Vice President

Dickinson Gould


Angela Gould

Chief Operating Officer

Vickie Vassar

Accounts Payable

Robert Tyler

Charleston Area

Chef Paul Smith

Corporate Chef

Taylor Jones

Accounts Receivable/Seafood Queen

Sierra Jones

Office Manager

John Haddy, Jr.

General Manager

Brian Reed

Operations Manager

Jason Halstead

Meat Production Supervisor

Chris Linville

Meat Cutter

Bruce Hannigan

Meat Cutter

Ada Olive


Travis Lawrence

Meat Cutter

Chris Knapp

Parkersburg & Huntington, WV

Justin Gilkerson

Meat Cutter


Office Dog Retiree

Sarah Page

Summer Intern Emeritus

Morgan Peyton

Packaging and Labeling

Michael Bartell

Meat Cutter

Bethel Pierson

Meat Cutter

J.R. Higginbotham

Deliveryperson Extraordinaire

Dave Cole

Deliveryperson Extraordinaire

Estavon Bowles

Packaging and Labeling

Jim Sturm


Jordan Kirk


Dick Gould, Jr.

Visionary Leader

Annie Stroud

Project Manager

Nate Davis

Deliveryperson Extraordinaire

Donovan Cavender

Deliveryperson Extraordinaire

Red & Ira Stroud

Office Dogs

Fernie Jones

Office Greeter

Josh Butcher

Sales Representative

Codie Santanio

Deliveryperson Extraordinaire

Missy Casporph

Deliveryperson Extraordinaire

Sean Green