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    Pilamaye (thank you in Lakota)

    Handwritten postcard by Sean and team with humble thank you, plus name inscribed on wall in The Sioux Chef restaurant as everlasting thank you

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    Sioux Chef sticker

    Limited edition Sioux Chef sticker
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    First through the door!

    One appetizer and cedar maple tea to be used in first year at restaurant, plus name inscribed on wall in The Sioux Chef restaurant as everlasting thank you

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    VIP Admission to Soft Opening Guest List

    VIP Admission for one to soft opening. Experience the restaurant before we open to the public. You will receive tastings of menu items, give-aways, complimentary non-alcoholic drinks, plus inscribed on wall in The Sioux Chef restaurant as everlasting thank you.

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    The Sioux Chef Swag

    The Sioux Chef logo t-shirt and 4" sticker, plus name inscribed on wall in The Sioux Chef restaurant as everlasting thank you

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    The Sioux Chef Swag Set

    The Sioux Chef logo t-shirt and apron set, plus name inscribed on wall in The Sioux Chef restaurant as everlasting thank you

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    VIP Admission to Soft Opening List (X2)

    TWO VIP Admissions to soft opening. Experience the restaurant before we open to the public. You will receive tastings of menu items, give-aways, teas, plus your names inscribed on wall in The Sioux Chef restaurant as everlasting thank you.

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    The Sioux Chef Founders Party

    The Sioux Chef stakeholder party w/Native entertainment, food samples, tea reception meet and greet with VIPs at Minnesota Historical Society on 10/24/16, plus name inscribed on wall in The Sioux Chef restaurant as everlasting thank you

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    Your name in the book!

    Advanced signed copy of the forthcoming The Sioux Chef Cookbook with acknowledgement of gratitude printed (due 2017)*. Plus sticker and name inscribed on wall at The Sioux Chef restaurant as everlasting thank you.

    *Pick up at restaurant or add $12 for US shipping.

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    Your name in the book plus swag!

    Advance signed copy of book with acknowledgement of gratitude printed in the forthcoming The Sioux Chef Cookbook (due out in 2017), and the signature Sioux Chef apron, plus sticker. / *pick-up at the cafe or add $12 for US shipping, plus name inscribed on wall in The Sioux Chef restaurant as everlasting thank you.

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    Fancy dinner for two

    Tickets (2) to limited Indigenous tasting dinners at restaurant upon opening (reservation required, includes food and non-alcoholic beverages, but not gratuity), plus name inscribed on wall in The Sioux Chef restaurant as everlasting thank you

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    Fancy dinner for four

    Tickets (4) to limited Indigenous tasting dinners at restaurant upon opening (reservation required, includes food and non-alcoholic beverages, but not gratuity), plus swag for four, plus name inscribed on wall in The Sioux Chef restaurant as everlasting thank you

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    Sioux Chef private party

    The Sioux Chef team will conduct a private Indigenous 4 course dinner in your home for up to 12 people within 40 miles of the Twin Cities, other areas are possible, but travel expenses would be applied. Plus swag for two, plus name inscribed on wall in The Sioux Chef restaurant as everlasting thank you

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    Gift it forward!

    Cooking/ Indigenous food class by Sean Sherman of The Sioux Chef for choice of organization/school, tickets to MNHS VIP Thank You Party (4), name acknowledged in upcoming cookbook, signed cook book upon release, plus swag for 2, tickets to limited Sioux Chef Indigenous coursed dinner at restaurant (6) (food and non-alcoholic beverages), plus swag for two, plus name inscribed on wall in The Sioux Chef restaurant as everlasting thank you

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    Pre-reservation cooking class!

    Tickets (2) for an Indigenous Cooking Class by Chef Sean Sherman in Minneapolis, including two Sioux Chef branded aprons, plus Sioux Chef stickers, plus name inscribed on wall in The Sioux Chef restaurant as everlasting thank you

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