12/8/22 Stories Behind the Menu— The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen with Chef Sean Sherman

Join Chaz Sandifer of theNEWmpls and Julie Burton of ModernWell on December 8th, from 6:30pm – 9pm, on a 2022 journey through food and storytelling. Coming together to break bread and bridge the cultural divide among people of different backgrounds, races, religions. Utilizing the stories of how food traditions developed in various cultures to create a deeper understanding of one another. Join us as we share the stories behind the menu. All Stories Behind the Menu 2022 dinners are offered in collaboration with our media sponsor Mpls.St.Paul Magazine.

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Sandifer and Burton will be partnering with local chefs to create a cultural voyage of African American, Jewish, Indigenous, and Mexican American delicious food and rich storytelling. The events will be held quarterly in person at ModernWell and will be focused on a book or docu-series related to the particular ethnicity and culture.

The last of the series, Stories Behind the Menu— The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen, will be held December 8th from 6:30pm – 9pm. The event features Chef Sean Sherman, author of The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen.

Sean Sherman is an Oglala Lakota Sioux chef, cookbook author, and promoter of indigenous cuisine. His main culinary focus has been on the revitalization and awareness of indigenous foods systems in a modern culinary context. In 2014, he opened the business titled The Sioux Chef as a caterer and food educator to the Minneapolis/Saint Paul area. In 2015 in partnership with the Little Earth Community of United Tribes in Minneapolis, he also helped to design and open the Tatanka Truck food truck, which featured pre-contact foods of the Dakota and Minnesota territories. Sean has been the recipient of a 2015 First Peoples Fund Fellowship, 2018 Bush Foundation Fellowship, National Center’s 2018 First American Entrepreneurship Award, 2018 James Beard Award for Best American Cookbook, and a 2019 James Beard Leadership Award.To open opportunities for more people to learn about Native cuisine and develop food enterprises in their tribal communities, he founded the nonprofit North American Traditional Indigenous Food Systems (NATIFS).

Stories Behind the Menu events are offered in collaboration with our media sponsor Mpls.St.Paul Magazine.

We will not be offering refunds. If you are unable to attend, please feel free to gift or transfer the ticket to a friend. 

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