Tales of the Cocktail
Business & Logistics Manager
Melissa Young has worked for the annual Cocktail Festival Tales of the Cocktail® and their partner Non-Profit, the New Orleans Culinary & Cultural Preservation Society for seven years. She began her career with the Festival as an intern, and upon graduating from the University of New Orleans she joined the team full time. As a member of the Tales of the Cocktail® team, she plans and executes over 200 events within the five-day festival. This year’s event will take place July 15—19, 2015, and will generate over $10 million for the City of New Orleans, her hometown.
In her free time, Melissa loves spending time with and posting Instagram photos of her German Shepherd, Dutch.