Dr. Joe Hutchinson

Joe Hutchinson

Chair, Department of Foodservice & Lodging Management

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Joe.Hutchinson@ucf.edu

Room: 231G
Office Hours: MTWR By Appointment

Expertise: Foodservice & Lodging Management


Dr. Hutchinson is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Foodservice and Lodging Management.  Prior to his post with the Rosen College, Dr. Hutchinson was a member of the Rosen College faculty at the UCF Daytona Campus.

He also was an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Tourism Management at the University of Southern Mississippi. Dr. Hutchinson was a faculty member in the Department of Hotel, Restaurant and Institution Management at Iowa State University. He received his Ph.D. in Hospitality and Tourism Management from Virginia Tech University.

Dr. Hutchinson has a number of years of management consulting experience with large international accounting/consulting firms. He also was involved in the management of both chain and independently operated casual theme restaurants.

Dr. Hutchinson has taught courses in restaurant management, food and beverage cost controls, club management, tourism management, casino management, hospitality accounting, hospitality finance, intro to hospitality, guest services, hospitality law and timeshare operations. His research interests include customer satisfaction, service quality, golf travelers and destination marketing.