Native American chef wins coveted award.
Last updated 4/5/2019 at 2:50pm
WASHINGTON, D.C.-The James Beard Foundation (JBF) has announced that Sean Sherman, a member of the Oglala Lakota Sioux tribe from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota and founder/CEO of The Sioux Chef, is one of five to receive their prestigious award, to receive a Leadership Award for his work in helping Native Americans reclaim historic food and agricultural systems.
Sherman focuses on the revitalization and awareness of Indigenous food systems in a modern culinary context, a mission which led him to create the company The Sioux Chef in 2014. Sherman has studied extensively...