The accolades keep coming for Sean Sherman, also known as the Sioux Chef: He was just named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People for 2023.

Sherman, who owns the James Beard Award-winning Owamni with Dana Thompson, was recognized as an innovator. “Sean has had a major impact on revitalizing and revolutionizing Native cuisine in the U.S.,” wrote activist and television host Padma Lakshmi in the essay. “He’s a powerful force of good in the culinary world and beyond.”

April 2023

Star Tribune