Land to Sea to Table
Only have time for quick stop? No problem as there is never a charge to access the restaurant! So pop by for lunch or take your time and graze the day away.
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The Pequot Café offers a seasonal menu including traditional and contemporary Native American selections and is located atop a balcony overlooking an ancient cedar forest through our breathtaking, glass-enclosed Gathering Space.
Sherry Pocknett is chef at the Pequot Museum where she skillfully unites Native culture and cuisine with family-friendly dining. A descendant of the Mashpee Wampanoags who first welcomed English settlers nearly 400 years ago, Chef Pocknett started her first food stand at age 13, owned and operated the extremely successful Sly Fox’s Den Catering business for 20 years and today her dishes are revered by a loyal following.
Sherry's skills are rooted in her in-depth knowledge of the hunting, gathering and culinary traditions of her ancestors. While Sherry offers many traditional New England foods, she loves to invite guests to challenge their palate and try popular Native specialties such as snapping turtle soup, frog legs, venison stew or blueberry slump. Sherry’s menus are carefully crafted to reflect the flavors of each season following the rhythms of traditional eastern woodland foodways.
Chef Pocknett’s award-winning food has has been featured in popular outlets including Williams-Sonoma, The Boston Globe, Craving Boston
and Afar Magazine
. Her menus are celebrated for their uniqueness, creative delivery and promotion of Native American heritage.
LocationMashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center
Wednesday - Saturday
11:00am - 4:00pm