Thursday February 20th, 2020 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lunch and Conversation with Chef Freddie Bitsoie
Food, Culture, History, and Tradition
Co-sponsored with First Nations Educational and Cultural Center
Freddie Bitsoie Diné (Navajo), Native American Chef, is the owner of FJBits Concepts, a firm that specializes in Native American food ways. He has traveled the country, making presentations for organizations and companies such as Kraft Foods, The College of Holy Cross, Yale University, the Heard Museum, Phoenix, AZ. He has been featured in and also contributes to Indian Country Today. He has been featured in Native Peoples Magazine and Arizona Highways. His most recent works have been on his own show Rezervations Not Required as well as a guest appearance on famous Italian Chef Lidia Bastianich’s show Lidia Celebrates America. He also has won the Native Chef Competition at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian for 2013. Freddie attended the University of New Mexico, majoring in cultural anthropology with a minor in art history before attending culinary school. Today, he is one of the most sought after and renowned Native American chefs and Native foods educators in the country.
In the world of celebrity chefs, Native American voices have rarely been represented in the past. Freddie Bitsoie Diné (Navajo), Native American Chef, has broadened people's understanding and knowledge about indigenous foodways. Today, he is one of the most sought after and renowned Native American chefs and Native foods educators in the country. Join him for a conversation about food, culture, history, and tradition. RSVP REQUIRED.