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Freddie J. Bitsoie, (Diné) is the Executive Chef at the Mitsitam Café at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian.

Chef Bitsoie is one of a few Native American chefs at the forefront of preparing, presenting, and educating about foods indigenous to the Americas. He has been featured in America, The Cookbook, The New York Times, “Lidia Celebrates America” with Lidia Bastianich, and NPR.

Chef Bitsoie was born in Monticello, UT and raised in Arizona. He attended the University of New Mexico where he studied anthropology and art history and studied culinary arts in Scottsdale, AZ.