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Leah Chase (2007)

Louisiana Legends Gala



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


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


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