Founder and CEO of the Company ‘The Sioux Chef,’ Showcases Modern Indigenous Foods
Jamul, CA–On November 19, Jamul Casino will welcome Chef Sean Sherman, founder, and CEO of the company The Sioux Chef, for a one-of-a-kind culinary event on The Rooftop.
Internationally renowned for advancing indigenous cuisine, Chef Sean Sherman will guide guests through a three-course, curated meal exclusively prepared for the evening. Offering two seating at 5:00 p.m. and 7:30 pm, tickets for the Chef Sherman culinary event are $85.00 and may be purchased at Jamul Casino. By partnering with Chef Sherman, Jamul Casino continues to elevate and expand its culinary offerings and experiences.
Chef Sean Sherman of the Oglala Lakota tribe has been delighting palates across the globe for the last three decades as a caterer, educator, cookbook author, and restaurant owner. Chef Sherman has extensively studied Native American farming techniques, wild food usage and harvesting, land stewardship, salt and sugar making, hunting, fishing, food preservation, Native American migration histories, and fundamental cooking techniques to revitalize and bring awareness to Indigenous foods in a contemporary context. Chef Sherman and his vision of modern Indigenous foods have been featured in many articles and radio shows; he has hosted dinners at the James Beard House in Manhattan and Milan; and he has shared his knowledge at Yale, the Culinary Institute of America, the United Nations, and more. He has won numerous awards, including the 2018 James Beard Award for Best American Cookbook, the 2019 James Beard Leadership Award, and the James Beard Award for Best New Restaurant in June 2022.
Jamul Casino’s Culinary Excellence
With its emphasis on maintaining an exceptional culinary program, Jamul Casino and its restaurants have received various “San Diego’s Best” honors from The San Diego Union-Tribune Reader’s Poll and a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for five years running. In addition to its in-house talent, Jamul Casino regularly welcomes celebrity chefs, such as Sam the Cooking Guy, Jeremiah Tower, and Alex Guarnaschelli, to offer guests unique culinary experiences.
“Chef Sean Sherman is an absolute visionary with an extraordinary talent. We’re so honored to welcome him and offer San Diego the opportunity to be a part of his mission to revive Indigenous foods and ancestral knowledge in today’s world,” states Mary Cheeks, president and general manager of Jamul Casino,
Opened in 2016, the Jamul Casino is in Jamul, owned and operated by Jamul Indian Village Development Corporation, an enterprise of the Tribe. The $430 million award-winning casino features 1,700 slot machines, forty-six live table games, a dedicated poker room, and various restaurants, bars, and lounges. Jamul Casino supports 1,200 permanent jobs in the region and is the closest casino to downtown San Diego, which is the eighth-largest city in the United States by population.
For more information about Jamul Casino, visit www.jamulcasinosd.com.