Jason Smith

Jason Smith

Founder

Biography

Jason was born into hospitality through his great Auntie and Uncle at the age of 14. He found his love for the business within the family pub restaurant business and developed this passion for people and to serve.

During his hospitality education with Colchester Institute he embarked on his first internship experience with the Walt Disney Company in Florida. After graduating from Colchester Institute he stepped into a world of hospitality and events with Scottish & Newcastle retail, traveling to Chigwell, Essex where he met his wife to be. The only way is an Essex wife…

Returning back to his love for the Disney company, Jason went to lead a team in Food & Beverage & Events and made some more magic! Inspired by his love for the business, he founded Yummy Jobs in 2001 and the rest is history…

Awards

FLIGHT Specialism

Dreaming up the next FLIGHT Hospitality Event location

Commitments

Jason is a trustee of a local charity in Essex and is one of the founders of FLIGHT Hospitality and is so proud to be part of it.

Skills
Tourism
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Hospitality
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Recruiting
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Event Management
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PROFESSIONAL HISTORY
1998

International Guest Service Manager, Walt Disney World

2000

Managing Director,
Yummy Jobs Ltd.

2014

Founder, FLIGHT Hospitality

Testimonials

FLIGHT Hospitality is a unique network of employers, educators and students focused on delivering exceptional supervised work placements for hospitality students.

Edward Gallier, Group Learning & Development Manager at Jurys Inn Hotel Group
Testimonials

Excited to see our FLIGHT members who enjoyed our Marbella event coming for a taste of Ireland this year! To book and enquire and learn more email checkin@flighthospitality.org.uk to be part of our growing hospitality network.

Jason SmithFounder of FLIGHT Hospitality