Keyatta Mincey-Parker

Keyatta Mincey Parker brings a diverse background of over 20 years in the foodservice industry that molds hotel expertise with fine dining and the fast pace of dance clubs. After years of walking the runway, and gracing covers, Mincey-Parker switched her focus to bartending and found an amazing bond between herself and the drinks that she was making.  Thrillist named Keyatta one of the city’s female bartenders you “MUST KNOW”, along with Tastemakers making her one of the Top 50. Mincey-Parker was featured in the Jack Daniels Black Book, Patron’s ‘In the Spirit’ Campaign, Charleston and Atlanta Food and Wine, and BevCon. Woodford Reserve named Keyatta Fan Favorite and she also received the 2nd place national award for Bombay Sapphire Most Imaginative Bartender 2020. Recently featured in Forbes and Punch Drink, Mincey-Parker originally from Liberia, adds a touch to cocktail creativity stemming from the ingredients of her childhood for inspiration. Her non-profit, The Jim Project, is focused on training young ladies back home in Liberia in hospitality and bar culture as an alternative to prostitution and other unhealthy ways to make a living.