Nokee Bucayu, David Domine and Sara Bradley


Television, festivals, social media — there are so many platforms to share your message and build your personal brand. Chefs, writers, spirits experts, lifestyle influencers and musicians alike turn to Estes Public Relations to promote not just their businesses, but themselves. From positioning you as an expert to negotiating contracts, we’re here to help.


  • Bio writing and editing.
  • Pitching and applying for television shows.
  • Application and negotiation for festivals.
  • Contract negotiation for appearances, commercials, etc.
  • Awards and event submissions.
  • Media relations with targeted local, regional, national and trade outlets.
  • Media training for interviews and presentations.
  • Press releases, media alerts and press kits.
  • Social media development and management.
Dustin Herring


Jamie Estes and her team of PR specialists have experience working with a variety of clients across the country. We’ve helped chefs secure spots on shows like Top Chef, Guy’s Grocery Games, Chopped and others. From Bourbon & Beyond, Kentucky Bourbon Festival to Charleston Food & Wine, we have extensive experience applying for festivals across the U.S. and negotiating contracts. We also work to generate interest that can lead to awards. We’ve worked in the music sector to develop personal brands, secure festival placement, garner media attention and create engaging social media.

Clients Past + Present

Nokee Bucayu
Annie Pettry
Becky Harris
Bobby Benjamin
Clayton Rollison
Dustin Herring
Jackie Joseph
David Dominé
It’s Bourbon Night

James Rigato
Joe Heron
Kwame Onwuachi
Ming Pu
Peggy Noe Stevens
Sara Bradley
Tory Pratt
Rachel Horn
The Bourbon Life