Estes Public Relations, a national public relations firm with offices in Louisville, Chicago, and Charleston, S.C., serves a diverse client base that includes associations, health and lifestyle businesses, retail companies, food and beverage products, hotels, restaurants and “green” business leaders.

The PR company’s many notable achievements include representing six Food & Wine Best New Chefs.

Working with our national media contact network, we close the distance between our clients and the publications that fit them best. Estes PR has placed a Kentucky soy sauce microbrewery in The New York Times, a Richmond, Virginia restaurant in Esquire magazine and a Hawaiian fish company in Saveur. Below is a list of clients, past and present. Give us your story–we’ll make sure it gets noticed!

Clients (Past and Present):


Colby & Megan Garrelts
Paul Fehribach
Jonathan Lundy


Ale-8-One | Winchester, KY
Catoctin Creek Distilling | Purcellville, VA
Copper & Kings American Brandy | Louisville, KY
Distilled Spirits Epicenter | Louisville, KY
Flavorman | Louisville, KY
Good Folks Coffee | Louisville, KY
Moonshine University | Louisville, KY
Total Wine & More | Louisville, KY
Woodford Reserve | Versailles, KY

Food Products

Honolulu Fish Company | Honolulu, HI
Bourbon Barrel Foods | Louisville, KY
Ghyslain Chocolatier | Union City, IN
Good Folks Coffee | Louisville, KY

Events & Lifestyles

Bourbon Women | Louisville, KY
Bourbon & Beyond | Louisville
James Beard Taste America 2018 | Louisville, KY
MESA, a Collaborative Kitchen | New Albany, IN
The Summit | Louisville, KY
Patrick Properties Hospitality Group | Charleston, SC

Hotels & Resorts

The Brown Hotel | Louisville, KY
The Jefferson Hotel | Richmond, VA


4-Top Hospitality Group | Nashville, TN
8UP Elevated Drinkery & Kitchen | Louisville, KY
Acanto | Chicago, IL
Anoosh Bistro | Louisville, KY
AZUR Restaurant & Patio | Lexington, KY
Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar | Charlotte, NC
Big Jones | Chicago, IL
Bluestem | Kansas City, MO
Bristol Bar & Grille | Louisville, KY
Butchertown Grocery | Louisville, KY
The English Grill | Louisville, KY
Campono | Washington, DC
Carriage House | Chicago, IL
Char Restaurant | Memphis, TN
Chartreuse | Detroit, MI
Decca Restaurant | Louisville, KY
Doc’s Cantina | Louisville, KY
Doc Crow’s Southern Smokehouse & Raw Bar | Louisville, KY
EL Ideas | Chicago, IL
Equus & Jack’s | Louisville, KY
Etc | Nashville, TN
Etch | Nashville, TN
Fish | Charleston, SC
Funkenhausen | Chicago, IL
Futo Buta | Charlotte, NC
Ghyslain | Union City, IN
Haymaker | Charlotte, NC
HopCat | Louisville, KY
Late Harvest Kitchen | Indianapolis, IN
LouVino | Louisville, KY
Lucky Rooster | Hilton Head, SC
Mabel Gray | Detroit, MI
Mama Ricotta’s Italian Restaurant | Charlotte, NC
Noosh Nosh | Louisville, KY
Parcel 32 | Charleston, SC
Pizza Lupo | Louisville, KY
Ramsi’s Café on the World | Louisville, KY
Red Herring | Louisville, KY
River Oaks | Memphis, TN
Rye | Leawood, KS
Saltine | Jackson, MS
Seviche | Louisville, KY
Shagbark Restaurant | Richmond, VA
The 502 Bar & Bistro | Louisville, KY
The Bedford | Chicago, IL
The Gage | Chicago, IL
The Oakland | Detroit, MI
The Establishment | Charleston, SC
Tupelo Honey Cafe | Virginia Beach, VA
Union Common | Nashville, TN
Wild Eggs | Louisville, KY


Honolulu Fish Company | Honolulu, HI
Total Wine & More | Louisville, KY