Chief Curator of BarFare Concepts
Andrea Meriwether is a 10-year hospitality and spirits professional who honed her career through craft bartending at the historic Pendennis Club, leisure, bourbon and cultural tourism at the Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau; operations management for a host of fine dining establishments; and experiential development for hotel brands including Hilton and Historic Hotels.
Currently, Andrea serves as the Director of Brand Strategy & Innovation for TKT & Associates, a global DE&I firm. In 2018, Andrea founded the Farm Distilled Residency Project, in partnership with historic Locust Grove, a history and spirited trade program for BIPOC and women food and beverage talent. As a professional historic curator, Andrea’s destination tour project with Louisville Tourism, “Unfiltered Truth,” launched in Summer 2021. The project aims to uplift the narrative of African American contributors in the food, beverage, arts, and culture space. Andrea also began her curatorial residency with the Southern Food and Beverage Museum in New Orleans.