Amanda Vermillion is the owner of The Tea Mistress, LLC, a Houston-based company that specializes in event planning and tea sales. The Tea Mistress, LLC combines Amanda’s passion for teas and herbs with her extensive event-planning experience. She is also the organizer of two meetup groups for friendly tea drinkers, Tea and Conversation with Friends (Houston Metro Area) and Tea and Conversation with Friends (DFW Area).
Amanda holds a Tea Master Certification from the American Tea Masters Association and a New World Tea Certification from I-TEI. She has also studied Tea Blending with the Canadian Tea Masters Association.
Amanda currently serves as Director of Lone Star Houston Tea Festival, Inc., organizing the first annual Lone Star Iced Tea Festival, which was held in Houston, Texas on August 9, 2015, and the first annual Houston Tea Festival (February 20 and 21, 2016).