Drew Smith

General Manager, Uchi Dallas

With a father in the Air Force, Drew moved around quite a bit as a child. His family settled in Niceville, Florida, near Destin and Ft. Walton Beach. Following in his father’s footsteps, Drew attended the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. After his military service, he moved to Austin where he worked in a variety of restaurants. In March of 2010 he took at job as a server’s assistant at Uchiko, just before that restaurants soft opening. After working every front of house position, he was named the general manager of Uchiko in 2015. When he’s not at work, he spends his time with wife Katrisha and their cat, Heather, and three dogs Chloe, Mitch and Parker. Drew’s favorite restaurant in the world is Buffalo’s Reef in Niceville, Florida.

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