Next month, chef Sean Sherman will do a series of events in partnership with The Westmoreland Museum of American Art outside Pittsburg, PA! Please share with anyone you know near Pennsylvania. He has written a very special menu for this one.
Westmoreland Museum Menu
1: Pine + White Bean - Cedar Stewed Turkey - Squash Broth - Dried Ramps
By revitalizing and promoting indigenous food, Sean Sherman and his @siouxchef team strive to re-educate people to appreciate Native American food culture. For his work, the @beardfoundation has awarded him with the 2019 Leadership award celebrating visionaries creating a more sustainable food system.
The featured image shows riders on the Dakota 38 + 2 memorial ride, who were fed by the Sioux Chef on their journey from the Lower Brule India Reservation to Mankato, Minnesota.
Awesome NATIFS (North American Traditional Indigenous Food Systems) fundraiser on April 2, in which 13 chefs joined together to do a wonderful and broad ranging sampler of Indigenous foods. Spoons full of wild rice mush with berry sauce and maple candied hazelnuts by Vernon Sav DeFoe; cornbread with wozapi served by the youth from Dream of Wild Health ; sweet grass braised venison with agave roasted butternut squash and chili prickly pear sauce and piki bread by Brian Yazzie ; bean and duck soup topped with duck-fat-fried chips by Åłłîn Mykł; sweet corn tamales with chili spiced honey by Erica Jo Vibar Sherwood; wasna (dried bison, corn, berries) by Rachel Smith; bison and elk sliders with choke cherry sauce by Mike Willard; sage and cedar braised rabbit with wild plum sauce over micro greens by Darius Willard; three sisters on a blue corn chip by Navajo tech student Ashley Lansing; kneel down bread with green chili sauce by her classmate Alayna Kinlecheenie; white corn mush with maple syrup and berries by Frank Haney Haney; walleye on wild rice and sunchoke and mushrooms topped with a fiddle head and ramp sauce by Tashia Hart; and a curried lentil dish by Kaesha Baloch a Pakistani tribal woman, in an effort to extend the reach to include international indigenous participants. Event emceed by Sean Sherman! An amazing meal and great company!