Our Founder

Joe Welsh, founder of CORE Restaurant Marketing, is an industry expert, with over 25 years of experience working across all segments of the food business. His experience in sales and marketing within the retail, distribution and foodservice industry, coupled with his marketing services development knowledge, has given him the insight to create programs and restaurant business plans that deliver results for clients.

Joe’s specialty is developing effective management, marketing and hospitality programs within the foodservice industry. By developing custom restaurant management and marketing plans to meet restaurants’ individual needs, Joe consistently achieves strategic goals set forth by his clients.

His past clients include Fortune 500 food manufacturers, leading food distributors, and restaurants in Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Boston, New York and Chicago. A native of Pennsylvania, Joe currently resides in Virginia and enjoys traveling, watching Philadelphia sports teams and, of course, trying new restaurants.