The Traveling Elixir Fixer
Since 2006, Angie has been presenting energetic, vibrant, and upbeat programs, seminars, workshops, and classes surrounding Michigan's growing culture of farm-to-table culinary experiences, local agriculture, grain distillation, wildcrafted elixirs, as well as herbalism, and foraging.
Angie is a passionate professional speaker with 25+ years of experience in the food and beverage industry. She is a freelance culinary mixologist, brand consultant, and educator. She has designed and executed award-winning beverage programs throughout the Midwest's top bars and restaurants, numerous craft distilleries, national distributors, as well as global brands and celebrities.
Angie has written and contributed to articles featured in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, M-Live, Edible Michiana, Encore Magazine, SW Women's Lifestyle Magazine, Shoreline Magazine, Bride and Groom Magazine, Nation’s Restaurant News, 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 was an adjunct professor who instructed mixology at Chicago’s Kendall College before returning to Michigan where she works and writes. Angie has recently presented at the 2020 Michigan Library Association’s Awards Ceremony, The Grand Rapids International Beer, Wine, and Food Festival, Tales of the Cocktail 2021 Virtual Roundtable Discussions, and currently works as a freelance culinary mixologist with the Michigan Chapter of Meeting Professionals International, Southwest Michigan First, and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.
Over the years, she’s been involved with numerous organizations such as the Michigan Craft Distillers Association, United States Bartenders Guild (Illinois and SW Michigan Chapters), and Share Our Strength: Taste of the Nation, to name a few.
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