James Beard Award win spotlights Native cuisine for second year in a row

Jun 6, 2023
Best Chef: Northeast winner Sherry Pocknett, a Mashpee Wampanoag tribal citizen, is part of a wave of Native chefs and restaurateurs proving there’s a market for Indigenous cuisines.
Sherry Pocknett, owner of Sly Fox Den restaurant in Rhode Island, won the Best Chef: Northeast at Monday's James Beard Awards ceremony.
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