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Leah Chase

Louisiana Legends Gala

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2007-06-24

Duration: 00:09:53

Subjects: Chase, Leah | Dooky Chase's Restaurant | Chefs | Cooking, Creole -- Louisiana style | Food

Contributors:

  • Nickel, Jim Host
  • Kamata, Leah Chase Interviewee
  • Folse, John Interviewee
  • Morial, Sybil Interviewee
  • Chase, Leah Speaker

Description

This segment from the 2007 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and a speech by Leah Chase accepting her recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Chase, known as the “Queen of Creole Cuisine,” is the owner of Dooky Chase’s Restaurant in New Orleans. The profile includes interviews with her daughter, Leah Chase Kamata, and her friends, Chef John Folse and Sybil Morial. Host: Jim Nickel