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Welcome to Big Whisk

Big Whisk Brands is home of the creative management power which fuels Southern American gems such as Merle's Whiskey Kitchen and Waylon's Feed and Firewater. We create spaces which allow our patrons to revel in the glory of our food and atmosphere.
Aged 10 Years

Urban Bourbon Trail Stop

When you’re traveling along the Urban Bourbon Trail, you’re in for cocktails classic and modern, live music, and the bourbon-inspired creativity of Louisville’s best bartenders and chefs.

Master of the Art

Stave & Thief Society Member

Stave and Thief Society was founded in 2014, and is the first bourbon certification program recognized by the bourbon industry.

Changing the Face of Live Music

Last Honky Tonk Venue

The Last Honky Tonk Music Series is a historic Roots Music Series featuring National Artists performing in Official Venues on a weekly, monthly or seasonal basis.

Experience Greatness

Our Restaurants

Open positions

We're Hiring

Big Whisk Brands is supported by a group of tightly-knit well rounded and experienced individuals who come together to culminate creating the best experience for our patrons. If you strive for excellence and enjoy working in an fast-paced environment, then check below for information on joining our family.
Full Time, Part Time
Merle's Whiskey Kitchen
Posted 12 months ago

Merle’s Whiskey Kitchen is currently seeing star team members!!! We are a high energy restaurant featuring live music, award-winning authentic southern menu, genuine hospitality and over 125 whiskeys. We are an employee-driven company; we are hiring based on spirit rather than experience, so if you love the craft of hospitality we need amazing people to […]

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Full Time, Part Time
Merle's Whiskey Kitchen
Posted 12 months ago

Merle’s Whiskey Kitchen is currently seeing star team members!!! We are a high energy restaurant featuring live music, award-winning authentic southern menu, genuine hospitality and over 125 whiskeys. We are an employee-driven company; we are hiring based on spirit rather than experience, so if you love the craft of hospitality we need amazing people to […]

Read More