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Speaker's Bureau

Angie Jackson
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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Program Lineup

Drink the Wild: Recipes From a Kitchen Witch For the Spirited and Sober Soul

Wildcraft cocktails, apothecary elixirs, medicinal mixology, and agriculture alchemy all await you within.

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Highballs and High Heels: A Girl's Guide to Old Man Drinks

Ladies! Forget shopping and those Cosmos! Grab your gal pals and get ready to get schooled in classic cocktail education

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Elixirs for the Sober Curious

Workshop

It's time to ditch the sickly sweet mocktail and elevate your zero proof cocktail game

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Winter Wellness Workshop

Winter is fast approaching! Let's spread Good Tidings and CHEER instead of the "Crud".

Toddy Tea Time

It's Toddy Tea Time at the Elixir House! Grab your favorite tea, cup, sweetener, spoon, and your most comfortable chair. Let's chat.

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Bitters Workshop

Get ready for a wildcraft journey that features ginger root, cardamom pods, bittering agents, and other botanicals used in creating your own style of bitters and medicinal tinctures.

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Wildcraft Cocktails and Apothecary Elixirs

How about a little virtual education on herbal home remedies in cocktail and elixir form? 

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Mason Jar Mixology

let's hang out with a Mason Jar and muddle, mash, shake, stir, and roll with the Swiss Army Knife of utility glassware and storage.

The Buzz About Honey Workshop

All things honey right here. This is all about local apiaries and the wellness they create

Coming Soon
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Woods to Glass Workshop

Let's drink the wild and unleash our inner Kitchen Witch souls

Coming Soon
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Magical Botanicals

The Magical Botanical Mixology Tour is waiting to take you away to a world filled with botanicals and their medicinal uses. 

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Farmstand Elixirs

Each virtual and socially safe distanced outdoor event will feature and spotlight a different local farm.