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Josh Kopel

Chief Executive Officer at FLO Hospitality

Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the spawn of bootleggers and retail giants, Josh Kopel was bred for the hospitality industry. Throughout his 20+ year career in food and beverage, he has managed venues ranging from the Alligator Bayou Bar, located on Alligator Bayou Road, seated on Alligator Bayou to the hottest Hollywood nightclubs, bars, and ultra-lounges. He went independent in 2010, opening his first concept Five0Four—a New Orleans-inspired bar—on the Walk of Fame in the heart of Hollywood. Ten years later, he's created a family of brands ranging from Michelin-rated fine-dining to fast-casual, all with a central focus on Southern hospitality and Southern cuisine.

Jan. 19, 2021

How Josh Kopel Built Three New Businesses in the last 10 Months Ep.1

Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the spawn of bootleggers and retail giants, Josh Kopel was bred for the hospitality industry. Throughout his 20+ year career in food and beverage, he has managed venues ranging from the Alligat...

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