October 4, 2016 – Orlando, FL –Coinciding with the curtain going up on shows early in the 2016 – 2017 season, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts launches “Crafts on 2.” Located on the second tier of the arts center’s lobby, the program’s offerings include hand-crafted cocktails, brews, wine and coffee drinks, all produced by local artisans.
In the interest of furthering the arts center as a gathering place for the community, guests are invited to leisurely arrive at the building beginning 90 minutes prior curtain to gather socially and sample flavors from the following local purveyors at four different stations on Tier 2:
STATION 1: CRAFT BEER BARS Orlando Brewing Ten10 Brewing Co. Crooked Can Brewing Company Big Storm Brewing Co.
STATION 2: WINE Quantum Leap Winery
STATION 3: CRAFT COCKTAILS Brown-Forman
STATION 4: COFFEE Barnie’s CoffeeKitchen
Guests are encouraged to visit Tier 2 at each visit to the arts center as samplings from each vendor may change, pending time of year. Holiday brews and cocktails, for instance, are being planned, as well as varying food pairings for all to enjoy.
These artisans will be on display at Dr. Phillips Center regularly through the 2016 – 2017 season before, during and after any show that is scheduled in the Walt Disney Theater.
For more information, visit drphillipscenter.org
About Orlando Brewing Located near Downtown Orlando, Orlando Brewing commits itself to making only the highest quality ales and lagers. Their beer is in accordance with the German Purity Law of 1516 (the Reinheitsgebot) and only includes organic ingredients.
About Ten10 Brewing Co. Located in Orlando’s Mills 50 District, Ten10 Brewing Co. believes that in order for beer to taste well, it needs to be made with pure, clean ingredients. Their brewing system exemplifies the same.
About Crooked Can Brewing Company Located in Winter Garden, Crookes Can Brewing Company creates a cultural following for a way of life. The brand represents a free spirit, but with purpose. They produce quality craft beer consistently with excellent taste.
About Big Storm Brewing Co. Located in Odessa and Clearwater, Big Storm Brewing Co. produces handcrafted beers using sustainable and locally-sourced ingredients. They cater to both craft beer enthusiasts and regular beer drinkers alike.
About Quantum Leap Winery Located in Orlando’s Mills 50 District, Quantum Leap Winery offers consumers the unique pleasure of enjoying quality wine from a local winery while also respecting our environment by using low carbon footprint vessels.
About Barnie’s CoffeeKitchen Headquartered in Orlando, Barnie’s believes an amazing cup of coffee is created by utilizing beans from farmers across the world, who match their own dedication to quality. From sourcing the best coffee beans to sharing their enthusiasm for fresh ingredients, they believe in making coffee an experience.
About Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization operating the state-of-the-art performing arts center in downtown Orlando, Florida. With its opening in November 2014, the performing arts center launched its vision of Arts for Every Life by being a gathering place for creativity and discovery; a vibrant urban destination where artists, audiences and students come to experience, explore and learn. The two-block community destination features the 2,700-seat Walt Disney Theater, 300-seat Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater, Seneff Arts Plaza, Dr. Phillips Center Florida Hospital School of the Arts, the DeVos Family Room, and other event rental spaces. Future expansion includes Steinmetz Hall, a 1,700-seat acoustical theater, along with rehearsal, classroom, office space and commercial development spaces. Dr. Phillips Center is a private non-profit collaborating with the City of Orlando, Orange County, the State of Florida and generous donors.