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Angie Jackson
Master Culinary Mixologist, Educator, Author

Angie Jackson, known as the Traveling Elixir Fixer, is a Master Culinary Mixologist, Brand Consultant, and Author. 


In her 25 year career she has designed and executed award winning beverage programs for Chicago's top bars and restaurants, numerous Midwest distilleries, national distributors, as well as global brands and celebrities.

Angie has contributed to articles featured in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun Times, Kalamazoo Gazette, M-Live, Edible Michiana, Encore Magazine, SW Women's Lifestyle Magazine, Shoreline Magazine, Bride and Groom Magazine, Nation’s Restaurant News, Asylum Lake Magazine, Eat Drink and Be Michigan, Michigan Meeting and Events Magazine, The Daily Beast, and has a new book called Drink the Wild

She is a graduate of the Academy of Spirits and Fine Service, BarSmarts Advanced Bar Education Program, and the Advanced Culinary Mixology Academy. Angie taught mixology (HOS 123) in the Culinary Arts, Food Beverage, and Hospitality Department at Kendall College in Chicago before moving back to Michigan to nurture her home state's growing culture of farm to table culinary experiences, local agriculture and distillation, wild crafted elixirs, as well as herbalism and foraging. 

Angie offers consultation services to professionals across a variety of sectors including; the beverage, hospitality, events, agriculture, cannabis, and economic development industries.

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Since competing in Sante Magazine's Chicago "Iron Bar Chef" competition in 2007, Angie has created and executed cocktails for many prestigious events, including:


  • James Beard Awards Ceremony, NY - 2009

  • Museum of Modern Ice Exhibit, Chicago - 2008

  • Bon Appetit Chicago Gourmet  - '09, '10, '11, '12,'13,'14

  • Green City Market Annual BBQ, Chicago - '09, '10

  • Malt Advocate's WhiskyFest Chicago - '08, '09, '10, '11

  • Chicago Food Film Festival - '10, '11

  • Chicago Meals on Wheels Celebrity Chef Ball - '09, '10, '11

  • Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation - '08, '09, '10

  • Boyne Mountain Chef's Challenge - 2011

  • Art Hop - Kalamazoo, MI - (2010 - Present)

  • Chicago History Museum Events:

    • Ken Burns’ documentary, "Prohibition" – 2011

    • Magical History Whiskey Trolley Tours - '10, '11

    • Prohibition Spirited Dinner – 2011

  • Pandora Internet Radio Mixology Classes - '11, '12

  • Edible Michiana Cocktail Workshop Series: 2012

    • Woods to Glass Cocktail Workshop - Fernwood Botanic Garden (Niles, MI)

    • Garden to Glass Cocktail Workshop - Journeyman Distillery (Three Oaks, MI)

  • Journeyman Distillery's Corsets, Whips and Whiskey Event - 2012

  • Taste of Michigan Event - Ann Arbor - 2012

  • Zazio's Chef's Table "Spirited" Dinner - '12, '13, '15

  • Big Cedar Distilling Co.'s RumFest - 2012

  • Check Please! Farm to Fork Celebration - 2012

  • SW Michigan Culinary Federation "Mad Men" 7-course dinner - '12

  • Grand Rapids International Wine and Food Festival

    • 2017 - Present​

  • BBQ, Barley, and Beats - Hospice of Michigan

    • 2018 - Present​

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