Erin Ashford

Bartender, Mixologist
Erin Ashford


About Erin Ashford

Erin has been a part of the Austin bar and restaurant community since 2008 after moving from Florida to attend Texas State University. In the spring of 2016, Erin was tapped to become the Head Bartender at Olamaie, the celebrated vintage-inspired Southern restaurant. Here she has formally established the bar as a key creative element and extension of the ingredient-driven kitchen helmed by Executive Chef and owner Michael Fojtasek. In her time at Olamaie, she has established critically-acclaimed seasonal cocktail menus and created a space of warm southern hospitality.


  • Diplomatico World Tournament Top 10 in America 2017

Where I Go Out

At My Venues

$$$, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, Southern / Soul, Downtown
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