Smith has more than 12 years' experience in the F&B industry across hotels in the Middle East, Asia and Africa.
In his current position, he aims to manage the resorts’ restaurants and banquet operations and maintain its standard of service.
He will oversee the hotel’s nine outlets which include the Indian restaurant Tanjore, Irish pub McGettigans and the Italian restaurant and bar, Luce.
Speaking about the appointment, Danat Al Ain Resort’s general manager, Kevin Lawless said: “We are pleased to have Smith on board and are positive that with his expertise, we will be able to provide unmatched experiences for our guests across all our outlets. His eye for detail and work ethic in driving team development and delivering outstanding levels of customer service, makes him a valuable addition to our brand.”