Tim Keating takes the kitchen at Urbain 40, Taste of Haiti happens in early June, plus more in our weekly food news roundup

Chef Tim Keating, formerly of Disney's Flying Fish Cafe, is now at Urbain 40 - photo via Great Chefs
photo via Great Chefs
Chef Tim Keating, formerly of Disney's Flying Fish Cafe, is now at Urbain 40

NEWS/EVENTS
Tim Keating, formerly of Disney's Flying Fish Cafe, is now executive chef of Urbain 40 in Dr. Phillips … The trio behind the soon-to-open Kadence in Audubon Park will take over La Pollita in Miami from May 26-28 … 

Celebrate National Donut Day at Orange County Library's Edgewater Branch Friday, June 2, at 2 p.m. Crafts, games and Krispy Kreme donuts will be provided … The Taste of Haiti takes place Saturday, June 3, at 2 p.m. at Gaston Edwards Park in Ivanhoe Village. A $10 donation is suggested, with all proceeds benefiting the Haitian Culinary Alliance's "Haiti Chefs for Education" program … Chefs Bruno Zacchini of Pizza Bruno and Nick Sierputowski of the Ravenous Pig join forces Sunday, June 11, at 6:30 p.m. for an Italian-themed collaboration dinner at the Ravenous Pig. Cost for the four-course dinner is $65 … Winter Park Seltzer Company will launch its line of organic fruit-infused seltzer next month with such flavors as grapefruit, lemon-lime-mint, strawberry-cucumber, blueberry-lemon, and a craft cola.

OPENINGS
Laurel Latin Cuisine, specializing in Venezuelan fare, has opened on Park Avenue … M Lounge, a rooftop bar in Ivanhoe Village, has opened … Soho Juice Co., offering acai bowls, smoothies and cold-pressed juices, will open in the old Subway space next to Popeye's on South Orlando Avenue … Orlando's third Shake Shack opens its doors at Florida Mall on Tuesday, May 30, at 11 a.m. … Pepe's Cantina will open its second location on Church Street this summer … Burgerim, a chain specializing in gourmet mini-patties, plans to open in Orlando at 6139 Westwood Blvd. in mid-August … Look for Wolf Branch Brewing to soft-open in downtown Eustis this August. The plan is to be fully operational by October.

CLOSINGS
Sweet Fifi, the ice cream and candy shop on Park Avenue, has closed.


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