AND THE JULIA CHILD FOUNDATION FOR GASTRONOMY AND CULINARY ARTS AWARD GOES TO...SEAN SHERMAN : INDUSTRY NIGHT, OCTOBER 26, 2023
In this episode, we'll be diving into the world of culinary innovation, indigenous knowledge, and the fascinating interplay between food, culture, and the environment.
Our featured guest is Sean Sherman, co-founder of the nonprofit North American Traditional Indigenous Food Systems and its Indigenous Food Labs. Sean, a renowned chef and author, boasts multiple James Beard Awards and was recently named one of Time Magazine's 100 most influential people of 2023. Discover Sean's pivotal work in championing indigenous foods and the profound link between indigenous peoples and the natural world.
We're also joined by Paula Johnson, the curator of food history at the National Museum of American History, and Eric Spivey, chairman and trustee of the Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts. Together, they'll shed light on culinary traditions, cultural diversity, and the prestigious Julia Child Foundation Award, which Sean Sherman has received for his outstanding contribution to American cuisine.
Throughout our conversation, we'll journey through Sean Sherman's life, from his early restaurant days to his deep dive into indigenous knowledge and culinary arts. Learn about his unique restaurant concept that celebrates indigenous foods while eliminating colonial ingredients and his vision for expanding this model to new locations.
We'll also touch upon the upcoming Food History Weekend, a thought-provoking event centered on Food, Climate, and Community. This event unites chefs, experts, and advocates to address climate change challenges, promote sustainable food systems, and foster stronger communities.
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