Job: Lux Row Brand Ambassador
Duties: To educate guests about the Lux Row brands, starting with a brief history of the Lux family and its roots, followed by a distillery tour and tasting
Education: Graduated with a degree in hospitality management and event planning from Western Kentucky University in 2017
Kelsey was born and raised in Bardstown, Kentucky, so we can’t think of a better person to make suggestions about what to see and do when visiting the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. First on your list will be touring Lux Row Distillers (of course). But after that, we suggest you take Kelsey’s advice — from where to find the best cup of coffee to the best hike in Bardstown.
What is your favorite restaurant in Bardstown?
Bottle & Bond Kitchen and Bar or anything Mexican
Where can you get the best cup of coffee in Bardstown?
Fresh Coffee, Pastries & More
What’s the best breakfast spot?
What’s the last song you listened to?
“Green Light” by Lorde
What’s the last book you read?
Cadence of the Moon by Oscar Núñez Olivas
If you’re going out for a night on the town, where do you go?
3rd Street Tap House
What’s your favorite shop?
Shaq & CoCo
If you have only a day to spend in Bardstown, what should you do?
Check out the distilleries and wineries, of course!
What are the top attractions in Bardstown?
My Old Kentucky Home Dinner Train, the Civil War Museum, [outdoor musical] the Stephen Foster Story, downtown
What’s the best outdoor activity?
Hiking at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest
What’s the single best thing about Bardstown?
The people. We have a very tight-knit community. Everyone is friendly, and we all know one another.
What’s the best part about working for Lux Row Distillers?
Once more, it’s the people. We have an amazing team at Lux Row. We all get along super well, and that type of environment creates an awesome work atmosphere.